Lucknow

Description

Lucknow tends not to appear in many traditional tours of India and yet it is a fascinating city, full of history, culture and fabulous food. We strongly suggest including a few nights at this much under rated city in a tour of North India.

 

Known as the Constantinople of the east, Lucknow was a hub of Nawabi art, music, dance and architecture. Now the busy capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow sits in the centre of the state on the north-western shore of the Gomti River. A major centre of the Indian rebellion of 1857, Lucknow’s population participated actively in India’s independence movement, cementing its role as a major city in north India. Dining out in Lucknow is highly recommended, and a local delicacy is the traditional North Indian kebab, with many variations to feast on. Spend your days here admiring British era buildings, mausoleums, and the bazaars of the bustling old town.

Highlights

Lucknow

Bara Imbara

Lucknow

Chikan Embroidery

Lucknow

Chota Imambara

Lucknow

Cuisine

Lucknow

Heritage Walk

Lucknow

Hussainabad Gallery

Lucknow

La Martiniere College

Lucknow

Rumi Darwaza

Lucknow

The Residency

Hotels

Discover the wonderful variety of places to stay in India; including some of the most luxurious hotels in the world, intimate boutique hotels bursting with local character, charming homestays where you’ll have a chance to interact with local families, converted forts & palaces, fabulous lodges and heritage havelis.

Clarks Avadh

Lebua

Novotel Lucknow

Vivanta by taj gomti nagar

Tours

Below are a selection of our favourite sample itineraries that we have created based on our experiences of travelling extensively throughout India. As with all our tours, every aspect can be tailor-made to your individual requirements.

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