Lucknow Treasures: A Full-Day Private City Tour
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Product Code : AGORA252
Embark on a guided tour of Lucknow's most iconic landmarks and bustling markets on this full-day private city tour. Enjoy the convenience of round-trip transfers from your hotel, and let your expert guide lead you through the city's rich history and culture. Visit must-see sights such as Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, and Rumi Darwaza, and taste delicious Awadhi cuisine along the way. With all transportation and a knowledgeable guide included, this tour is the perfect way to experience Lucknow's treasures.
9:00 AM - Meet your guide at your hotel lobby and start your tour of Lucknow.
9:30 AM - Begin your tour by visiting the iconic Bara Imambara, a magnificent monument built by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula in the 18th century. Explore the Bhulbhulaiya, the Labyrinthine maze inside the building, and learn about its history from your guide.
11:00 AM - Visit the Chota Imambara, also known as the Imambara of Hussainabad. This beautiful building is famous for its intricate architecture and chandeliers. Your guide will also show you the adjacent Husainabad Clock Tower, which is one of the tallest clock towers in India.
12:30 PM - Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant and taste some of Lucknow's famous Awadhi cuisine, known for its rich flavors and spices.
2:00 PM - Visit the Rumi Darwaza, a towering gateway that was built during the reign of Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula. The Rumi Darwaza is considered to be a fine example of Awadhi architecture and is often referred to as the 'Turkish Gate.' Your guide will tell you about the history and significance of this impressive structure.
3:00 PM - Explore the bustling Hazratganj, one of the oldest and most popular markets in Lucknow. Here, you can shop for traditional chikan embroidery, jewelry, and other handicrafts. You can also sample some of Lucknow's famous street food such as kebabs and chaat.
4:30 PM - Visit the British Residency, which was built during the British rule in India. The building is now in ruins, but it serves as a reminder of the siege of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Your guide will tell you about the history of the place and show you the bullet marks on the walls.
5:30 PM - Visit the stunning Asafi Imambara, also known as the Bara Imambara or the Asafi Imambara. This impressive building is famous for its unique architecture, including the famous Bhulbhulaiya maze. Your guide will explain the history and significance of this landmark building.
6:00 PM - Return to your hotel with memories of a memorable day tour of the city.
Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.
English speaking local guide, if option selected.
Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.
Lunch, if option selected.
Bottled water in the car.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.