Travel to ‘The City of Nawabs’ with Lucknow Holidays Packages India brought by 100+ experienced Lucknow Tours Operators Delhi. We making your journey pleasant with Lucknow tour Packages by covering all attraction points. Lucknow is famous for monuments, Nawabs and delicious food. It’s the city that speaks the language of ‘aap- janab’ which means ‘you sir’. It was once known as the artistic capital of northern part of India. The atmosphere is pleasing and people here are very nice. The city welcomes tourist from all around the world. At present, Lucknow is a fast growing city in various field including technology, education and research. It’s a wonderful place to visit especially for heritage explorers and food lovers.
Basic Facts About Lucknow:
■ Ranked: 3 of 42 Uttar Pradesh Tourism
■ Famous for/as: Heritage and Food
■ State: Uttar Pradesh
■ District: Lucknow
■ Altitude: 128 m
■ Language spoken: Hindi and Urdu
■ Weather info: 21-45 degree Celsius and Winter 5 to 32 degree Celsius
■ Pincode: 226001
■ STD code: 0522
Lucknow is also known as Lakhnau and it’s famous for its tehzib i.e. mannerism; which is a part of everyday life. In 14TH Century to 20TH Century, Lucknow was ruled by Delhi Sultanate, Mughals, Awadh Nawabd and Britishers. Because of this city has a very rich culture and known for its royal culture.
As per the Ramayan, Lakshmana the brother of Ram, laid foundation of this city and it was called Lakshmanpur. During the reign of Britishers, Lucknow was made into an administrative capital. After the India’s independence, Lucknow was made capital of Uttar Pradesh and since then the city has progresses beautifully; preserving its ancient culture.
Lucknow is the best example of modern city that has retained its historical presence, beautiful culture, tehzeeb and tradition. The city is named after Laxman ( lakhan in hindi). The people here are referred as Lucknowites. Once you travel here you’ll get to know about their nawab and lifestyle. Coming to cuisine, Lucknow cuisine, also known as Awadhi cuisine, has unique style and varieties. One must try– Tundey ke kababs, Galawati kebabs, Biryani, Kulfi, Dahiballe, Chhats. The food here is very cheap and will leave indelible taste in your mouth. Music, dance and various form of arts is highly influenced by Mughal Rule in India. Tradition such as Urdu poetry, Shayari, Song and kathak are very popular here.
Here are some major highlights to go through –
♦ What to Expect: Sightseeing, Shopping
♦ How to Travel to Lucknow:
♦ By Road: If you’re travelling by car or any vehicle, NH2 and NH56 are passing highways.
♦ By Railway: Two main railway stations are – Lucknow city center and Charbagh
♦ By Flight: Lucknow Airport is well connected to major cities; please not that it’s a domestic airport so international flights are not available.
♦ By Bus: Interstate bus services are available on regular basis from both government and private busses.
♦ Minimum duration of Holiday: Atleast 2 to 5 days
♦ Time to Visit: Feb to March and June to December
♦ Most Preferred By: Friends, family and couple
• Temples : Chandrika Devi Temple, Aliganj Temple, Mankameshwar Mandir, Sri Tapeshvar Hanuman Mandir, Arjun Gang Vidya Mandir
• Monuments : Chandrika Devi Temple, Aliganj Temple, Mankameshwar Mandir, Sri Tapeshvar Hanuman Mandir, Arjun Gang Vidya Mandir
• Famous Markets : Hazratganj Market, Aminabad, Chowk, Alambagh, Janpath market
• Lakes : Moti Jheel, Ahal Jheel, Chand Jheel, Daharwa Jheel
♦ Beware of pickpockets; don’t leave your luggage unattended.
♦ Beware of fraud schemers
♦ Avoid open and unhygienic food.
♦ Carry lose cash for street shopping.
♦ Don’t take ride from unknown person.
There are so many things to describe about this city. So let’s pack your bags and travel to Lucknow where food is tasty, lifestyle is nawabi and people are friendly. The city can offer you a lot but for that you have to travel and explore. If you were ever looking for short yet exciting trip then go to Lucknow.