Lucknow Heritage Getaway(2 Nights)


for Inbound Traveller, Getaway Seeker, Heritage Traveller

Holiday Overview

Aminabad Market (Photo Courtesy: Faizankh)
Sikandara Bagh (Photo Courtesy: Lobsterthermidor)
Bara Imambara
Bara Imambara
Chota Imambara
Tomb of Saadat Ali Khan
Parliament House
Baby Elephant at the Zoo (Photo Courtesy: Moonwiki)

This is a heritage getaway of Lucknow where guests arrive to explore and experience heritage character of the city and do a bit of shopping and experience ethnic cuisine.



Summarised Itinerary
  • Day-1 Arrival at Lucknow. Visits to Bara Imambara and Chhota Imambara.
  • Day-2 Local sightseeing. Shopping in the evening.
  • Day-3 Departure
Sightseeing Summary

Lucknow - Moti Mahal Lucknow (1.00 kms), Shah Najaf Imambara (1.80 kms), Chhattar Manzil (2.00 kms), Dilkusha Garden (2.00 kms), La Martiniere (3.00 kms), Ram Krishna Mission Math (4.00 kms), Chota Imambara (5.00 kms), Bara Imambara (5.50 kms)

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Lucknow Departure - Lucknow
Best Season to Travel
  • Jan
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  • Nov
  • Dec
Popular Extensions to the Itinerary

Dudhwa is a popular extension for guests travelling to Lucknow.



Detailed Itinerary

Day-1 Arrival at Lucknow. Visits to Bara Imambara and Chhota Imambara. Arrival at Lucknow. Lucknow is the capital of Uttar Pradesh and city with a royal heritage and sporting a heritage character. Vist renowned monuments such as Bara Imambara, Chhota Imambara.

Day-2 Local sightseeing. Shopping in the evening. Local sightseeing to visit monuments such as like Dilkusha Garden, Shah Najaf, La Martiniere, Ram Krishan Math, Moti Mahal, Chattra Manzil. Visit old city in the evening for shopping and ethnic cuisine.

Day-3 Departure After breakfast, depart for onward journey.

Detailed Sightseeing

Lucknow :

  • Moti Mahal Lucknow - Moti Mahal in Lucknow, also known as Pearl Palace (build in late 18th and early 19th Century) is situated on the banks of Gomti River, Moti Mahal was used by the royal family for bird watching and animal combats held on the other side of the river. Riight now the building is being used by Govt department for its offices and lawns used for holding Govt. functions.

  • Shah Najaf Imambara - Shah Najaf Imambara is the tomb of Nawab Ghazi-ud-din Haidar (1827), and three of his wives, including one known as Mubarak Mahal

  • Chhattar Manzil - The Chattar Manzil or Umbrella Palace was constructed in 18th and 19th Century at Lucknow. The palace now houses the Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) and therefore can be looked from outside..

  • Dilkusha Garden - Dilkusha Kothi is the remains of an eighteenth-century house built in the English baroque style in the quiet Dilkusha area of Lucknow. Today few towers and external walls as a monument alongwith gardens around remain. The house extensively was shelled during Lucknow siege in 1857 revolt and therefore has a special place in the history of Indian independence.

  • La Martiniere - La Martiniere Boys College (18040) in Lucknow is the finest French architecture in India made by General Claude Martin. It is one of a kind institution that has stood test of time and even today remains one of the premier institutes. The facade and overall feel of the place is imposing and must visit for any heritage traveller.

  • Ram Krishna Mission Math - The Ramkrishna Math is a major intitute engaged in the expansion of cultural, religious and spiritual activities in and around Lucknow. The temple here is one that is worth a visit.

  • Chota Imambara - Chhota Imambara is an imposing monument located in Lucknow, built by Muhammad Ali Shah, The third Nawab of Avadh in 1838.

  • Bara Imambara - The Bara Imambara was built in the year 1784 by the fourth Nawab of Awadh known as Asaf-ud-Daula. The Bara Imambara is among the grandest buildings of Lucknow and must visit for a heritage traveller.

Destination Overview

Lucknow - Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, is popularly called the city of Nawabs and Kababs. The city has a rich cultural heritage and therefore of interest to travelers all over for its culture and cuisine.

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Lucknow has developed into a major city and only the old city now wears the heritage character one is looking for.

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