Unlike Cities like Pune & Mumbai, Lucknow doesn’t have a lot of exciting nearby places to visit on a weekend. We usually kill a plan half-baked when we try to think of the best available weekend getaways here! But we at Knocksense enlist 5 best road trip options for people to try with their friends and family. Bdw Diwali is here and if you don’t wanna celebrate diwali in the traditional manner, then a road trip with a pack of cards can be really exciting 😛
451kms from Lucknow, Pithoragarh is located in the Himalayan state of Uttrakhand. The city is regarded as the gateway to Himalayas in Northern India. The city is known for its culture and beautiful landscapes.
Places to visit :Arjuneswar Temple, Askot Sanctuary, Dhwaj Temple and Kapilaswar Cave
Can you see those high rising mountain peaks covered in snow? Well, located just 471 km from Lucknow in Uttrakhand, Kausani is a wonderful place for people who want to see tea estates, water falls and love adventure sports. Just a 10 hour drive from Lucknow and you would get to see some of the best landscapes in the world.
Well, visiting Dudhwa, is on everyones checklist during their college days but very few make it there. If you are a niche photographer or love wildlife then Dudhwa is a must visit for you. Experience camping in the midst of all the wild ‘friends’ with your wild mates and have a blast in the nature’s lap.
4. Everyone’s Favorites – Agra, Delhi & Nainital
The capital of Mughals has a lot more than just Taj. Trust us, Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh, Itmus-ud-daula, tomb of Akbar the great, Chini ka Rauza etc will surely capture your attention. Located just 310km from Lucknow this city will surely take you back to the Mughal Rule. BDW Agra- Lucknow expressway will soon be inaugurated and then reaching Agra will be just a 3.5 hours drive. Shopoholicks can head to Delhi straightaway from Agra. Nanital need we say more? Nanital for Lucknow is like Goa for Mumbai/Bangalore/Pune.
There’s a thing Banarasis say about their city
Duniya ka harr sheher ghumne ki ikcha nhi hai meri, mera sheher apne mein hi ek alag duniya hai!
Kashi, Banaras (now Varanasi), located on the banks of the Ganges, has always remained a mystical city in our minds . Right from the Ghats to the Aghoris, Varanasi has always captured our imaginations in a very different way. Here are the 10 reasons why you should visit Varanasi.
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