16 days in Uttar Pradesh Itinerary

16 days in Uttar Pradesh Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Uttar Pradesh route planner
Make it your trip
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Lucknow
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mathura
— 3 nights
Drive
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Agra
— 5 nights
Fly
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Varanasi
— 5 nights
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Lucknow — 2 nights

A traditionally cultural city with peculiar architecture and a blend of civilizations, Lucknow offers popular sightseeing of a number of historic monuments.
On the 1st (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Sri Radha Raman Bihari Ji Mandir and then stop by Sugandhco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Constantia House, then admire the striking features of Bara Imambara, then contemplate the long history of Rumi Darwaza, and finally wander the streets of Hazratganj.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lucknow online attractions planner.

Chennai to Lucknow is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lucknow when traveling from Chennai in April, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Mathura.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:

Mathura — 3 nights

Split by the sacred Yamuna River, Mathura's claim to fame is being the birthplace of Krishna, the widely revered Hindu god.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mathura: Vrindavan (Banke Bihari Temple & Radha Damodar Temple). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of ISKCON Vrindavan and don't miss a visit to Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mathura online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Lucknow to Mathura in 5.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Mathura are 44°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Agra.
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Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Agra — 5 nights

Tourism in Agra revolves around two words: Taj Mahal.
Agra is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Taj Mahal, tour in style with a train tour, take in the history at Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, and explore the historical opulence of Agra Fort.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Agra trip itinerary website.

Drive from Mathura to Agra in 1.5 hours. In April in Agra, expect temperatures between 44°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Varanasi.
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Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Varanasi — 5 nights

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, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Ganges River, don't miss a visit to Dasaswamedh Ghat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sarnath, and admire the striking features of Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Golden Temple).

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Varanasi holiday planner.

Fly from Agra to Varanasi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Varanasi are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Parks
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Uttar Pradesh travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Sacred & Religious Sites · Castles
A giant state in the north of India, Uttar Pradesh represents the world's most populous country subdivision. A diverse population of over 215 million lives here, spread across a dozen big cities and numerous smaller towns hugging the banks of the Ganges and Yamuna, India's two holiest rivers. A trip to Uttar Pradesh offers a chance to discover the distinct architectural and culinary heritage that makes this Indian heartland such a rewarding destination. Base your Uttar Pradesh holiday in one of its three major cities--Lucknow, Agra, or Allahabad--all top tourist draws.
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