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: contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Banaras Ghats, appreciate the history behind Dhamek Stupa, and make a trip to Assi Ghat.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Varanasi online visit planner .

Dhanbad to Varanasi is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Allahabad.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the views from New Yamuna Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Company Gardens Allahabad, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanuman Mandir, then don't miss a visit to Triveni Sangam Allahabad, and finally steep yourself in history at Allahabad Fort.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Allahabad holiday maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Varanasi to Allahabad. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) 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 14th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, then contemplate the long history of Rumi Darwaza, then examine the collection at The Residency, and finally take a stroll through Hazratganj. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Bara Imambara, make a trip to Chowk, then walk around Dr. Ambedkar Park, and finally gain insight at La Martiniere College.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lucknow online day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Allahabad to Lucknow with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can 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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