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:  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, appreciate the history behind Dhamek Stupa, admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple), and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Varanasi trip planner .

Dhanbad to Varanasi is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In November in Varanasi, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Allahabad.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Ganges River
Ganges River
Spas & Wellness
Banaras Ghats ©
Banaras Ghats

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 27th (Wed), take in the views from New Yamuna Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Company Gardens Allahabad, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanuman Mandir, then don't miss a visit to Triveni Sangam Allahabad, and finally steep yourself in history at Allahabad Fort.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Allahabad holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Varanasi to Allahabad with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lucknow.

Things to do in Allahabad

Parks Historic Sites
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Company Gardens Allahabad ©
Company Gardens Allahabad
Triveni Sangam Allahabad ©
Triveni Sangam Allahabad
New Yamuna Bridge ©
New Yamuna Bridge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, contemplate the long history of Rumi Darwaza, then examine the collection at The Residency, and finally wander the streets of Hazratganj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Bara Imambara, make a trip to Chowk, then stroll around Dr. Ambedkar Park, and finally gain insight at La Martiniere College.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lucknow trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Allahabad to Lucknow with the Route module. November in Lucknow sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucknow

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

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