Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, lies amidst the Heritage Architecture. This clamouring city is hard to resist it's worldwide famous Nawab and Kebabs. Lucknow is very similar to the Deccan city of Hyderabad when it comes to food, etiquette and architecture. Dont forget to travel to the famed Bhool Bhulaiya inside the Bada Imambada.
Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, lies amidst the Heritage Arc. This clamouring city, renowned worldwide for its Nawabi period artfulness and stunning sustenance, is an exceptional blend of the antiquated and the cutting edge. It is home to phenomenal landmarks delineating an entrancing mix of antiquated, pilgrim and oriental design.
Day 01: Arrive - Lucknow
Upon arrival at Lucknow –'The the City of Nawabs' is an intriguing blend of old-world charm, warm hospitality, courteous people, beautiful architecture and rich heritage. It was capital of the Awadh, one of the richest kingdoms in India, who bestowed it with the courteous culture, mouth-watering delicacy and some of the most beautiful buildings. Lucknow, the capital of the present state of Uttar Pradesh, has also played a major role in the first mutiny of 1857; you will be welcomed by our Tour Executive at the airport lounge/ Railway station with an INDIA Tailor Made signboard. Transfer to hotel. Evening spends time at leisure to explore the city on own. Stay overnight at the hotel. (D)
Day 02: Lucknow
Enjoy buffet breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast proceeds for full day sightseeing of Lucknow. Visit Bara Imambara, built as part of the relief project for famine held in 1784, The Bara Imambara has a unique style of construction because of the fact that no girders and beams are used in its construction, the blocks holding itself together with the interlocking system of bricks. The central hall of Bara Imambara is said to be the largest arched hall in the world. The hall measures 50 meters long and goesup to a height of 15 meters. Also visit the Bhul Bhulaiya, a maze of tunnels inside the Bara Imambara, the way out of which can be found only with a guide. Also visit Rumi Darwaza, built in unique awadh style, Chotta Imambara, another famine relief project, constructed by the third Nawab of Awadh as its mausoleum, have chandeliers brought from Belgium. Government Museum is a must-visit for all the tourists is situated in a modern three-storied building at Banarasi Bagh area of Lucknow. Lunch on own. Later in the day visit the La Marteniere College, one of the most famous colleges of Lucknow and the British residency, which still have graves of about 2000 Britishers.
This afternoon enjoy Culinary Delight tour of some of Lucknow’s traditional market eateries. Lucknow is famous for its Awadhi cuisine of Nawabs. You will get to taste some of the finest dishes, the subtle variation of taste between the dishes is surely going to satiate your taste buds.
Return to the hotel in the evening. Stay overnight at the hotel. (B, D)
Day 03: Lucknow - Onwards
Enjoy buffet Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast check out and transfer to the Train Station/ Airport for onwards Journey (B).
Accommodation with private facilities on Twin/ Double occupancy room
Transfers and sightseeing by Air Condition Car as per the itinerary
Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
Entrance charges to the monuments (one visit per monument)
Services of local English speaking tour guide during the sightseeing/excursions
Bottled Mineral water every day (during drives and sightseeing only)
Assistance with arrival and departure transfers.
All current taxes
Any international or domestic airfares
Train fares other than specified in the what's included section
Airport taxes, visa & passport fees
Extra baggage charges
Early check-in or late checkout
Meals other than specified in the what's included section
Tips & gratuities
Travel & medical insurance
Camera & video permits
Expenses incurred due to flight/train cancellation or delay
Any expense of a personal nature, like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, mini bar, postage etc
Any optional excursion or tour
Entry charges at monuments/forts etc
Any other expense not mentioned in the what's included section