Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh is a dream city of any tourist. Lucknow offers you a range of finest culture and sightseeing opportunities. Famous for its blend of different religions, luck now has a greater minority population than any city in India. Economically Lucknow is fast moving and is one of the most developed cities included in North India tours
in line with some of the metros. Lucknow is a picturesque city on the banks of river Gomati which is a subsidiary river of Ganga.
Best Time to Visit
Lucknow has a relatively cool winter between November to January and a warm winter from April to June. The south west monsoons visit the city during late August. The best time to visit Lucknow would be during the warm summers when it’s not very cold and foggy. Lucknow, on its part offers you a cultural treat of authentic Hindi and Urdu poems and a wide range of green parks, to enjoy a peaceful stroll. The Marsia poems were developed as part of Lucknow tradition and are world famous today.
Must See Attractions
Lucknow has a wide range of tourist attractions. For the architectural enthusiasts there is the Asafi Imambara and the Shah Najaf monuments. Those who prefer an adventurous tour have a lot to see and a lot to do at Lucknow. The Kukrail crocodile park, Lucknow zoo and the Nawabganj bird sanctuary are some adventurous tourist attractions on your holiday tours
First day of your visit could be spent in visiting the monuments keeping yourself fresh for the adventure to follow. Have a light breakfast and hold your appetite for lunch when you will have an opportunity to feast on the scrumptious biriyani. The Asafi Imambara is a beautiful architectural monument, carved out of stone and with an exotic finish. Travelling the interiors of Lucknow can be arranged in a local cab or auto-rickshaws. An evening stroll in one of the many scenic gardens of Lucknow may not be a bad idea, followed by a good night’s sleep.
Bring out the adventurous person in you on the second day by visiting the Kurkrail crocodile park where you will be able to see different species of crocodiles. The zoo is another place where you will be able to spend time with animals and further the Nawabganj bird sanctuary will provide avid bird watchers a rare spectacle of the most beautiful birds
Tourists might be able to take in the very different lifestyle of Lucknow. It has a unique mixture of Hindu-Muslim culture and the houses are arranged in a very sophisticated manner, packed together in rows.
One can never leave Lucknow without tasting the very tasty biriyani, different types of rotis and the delicious kebabs. Apart from the Indian cuisine Lucknow has a wide range of western franchises like McDonalds and KFC which provide tourists food they prefer.
Lucknow is very easily accessible from all around the country. The Lucknow domestic airport is connected to all major airports in India. Lucknow is also a part of the Northern railways in the metre gauge division of the Indian railways with numerous links to all the cities across India. Lucknow has highways connected to Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata, the three nearby metros.
Lucknow offers you a lot at really affordable prices. A trip to Lucknow for a couple will cost anywhere between 3500-5000 INR depending on your accommodation and travel options.