7 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

7 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

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7 days in Varanasi, Allahabad & Lucknow Itinerary

Start: Dhanbad
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Varanasi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Allahabad
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
3
Lucknow
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Varanasi

Varanasi
A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
Varanasi is known for historic sites, nature, shopping, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Ganges River, don't miss a visit to Manikarnika Ghat, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Varanasi trip planner.

Dhanbad to Varanasi is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In December, daytime highs in Varanasi are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Allahabad.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Ganges River
Ganges River
Sarnath ©
Sarnath
Spas & Wellness

1
day
Allahabad

Allahabad ©
Rising from the meeting point of three of India's holiest rivers, Allahabad has a long and colorful history.
On the 28th (Sat), snap pictures at New Yamuna Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Company Gardens Allahabad, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Mandir, then make a trip to Triveni Sangam Allahabad, and finally steep yourself in history at Allahabad Fort.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Allahabad road trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Varanasi to Allahabad. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lucknow.

Things to do in Allahabad

Historic Sites Parks
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Hanuman Mandir ©
Hanuman Mandir
Triveni Sangam Allahabad ©
Triveni Sangam Allahabad
Company Gardens Allahabad ©
Company Gardens Allahabad

2
nights
Lucknow

Lucknow ©
A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
On the 29th (Sun), meet the residents at Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, contemplate the long history of Rumi Darwaza, then see the interesting displays at The Residency, and finally wander the streets of Hazratganj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Bara Imambara, then don't miss a visit to Chowk, then walk around Dr. Ambedkar Park, and finally deepen your understanding at La Martiniere College.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Lucknow trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Allahabad to Lucknow. In December, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucknow

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden ©
Bara Imambara ©
Bara Imambara
Hazratganj ©
Hazratganj

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