The Royal Trail: Varanasi, Prayagraj and Lucknow
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Product Code : AGORA416
The Royal Trail is a 5-day tour that takes you on a journey through the culturally rich cities of Varanasi, Prayagraj, and Lucknow. Experience the spiritual essence of Varanasi by attending the Ganga Aarti ceremony and taking a boat ride on the Ganges. Witness the grandeur of the Allahabad Fort and explore the ancient temples of Prayagraj. Lastly, immerse yourself in the royal heritage of Lucknow with visits to the Bara Imambara and the Rumi Darwaza. This tour is perfect for those who want to explore the history, culture, and spirituality of North India.
Day 1: Arrival in Varanasi
Upon arrival in Varanasi, check-in at your hotel and freshen up. In the evening, attend the Ganga Aarti ceremony on the banks of the Ganges. This spiritual event is a must-see experience and an integral part of the city's culture. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Varanasi
Start your day early with a boat ride on the Ganges to witness the sunrise and the city coming to life. Take a stroll along the ghats and observe the devotees performing their morning rituals. Afterward, return to the hotel for breakfast. Later, embark on a city tour and visit the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, and the Banaras Hindu University. Next, visit Sarnath, an important Buddhist pilgrimage site where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon. Lastly, visit the Ramnagar Fort, a stunning 18th-century fort located on the eastern bank of the Ganges. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Varanasi to Prayagraj (125kms)
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Prayagraj. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel and freshen up. Afterward, explore the city and visit its famous attractions, including the Triveni Sangam, a confluence of three rivers: Ganges, Yamuna, and Saraswati, the Anand Bhavan Museum, and Allahabad Fort. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4: Prayagraj to Lucknow (200kms)
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and drive to Lucknow. Upon arrival, check-in at your hotel and freshen up. Later, explore the city and visit its famous attractions, including the Bara Imambara, a grand monument built in the 18th century, and the Chota Imambara, a stunning mausoleum built by the Nawab of Awadh. You can also visit the Rumi Darwaza, one of the most iconic landmarks of Lucknow. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Departure from Lucknow
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed for departure transfer to the airport for your onward journey.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 4 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 4 nights accommodation
Varanasi x 2 nights
3* - Meraden Grand/ Amaya Hotel
4* - Rivatas by Ideal/ Palace On Ganges
5* - Radisson Hotel/ Gateway Hotel Taj
Prayagraj x 1 night
3* - Hotel Allahabad Regency/ Hotel Milan Palace
4* & 5* - Hotel Kanha Shyam/ Grand Continental Hotel
Lucknow x 1 nights
3* - Sapna Clarks Inn/ Hotel Lineage
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel/ La Place Sarovar Portico
5* - Renaissance Hotel/ Hyatt Regency
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.