List of best weekend getaways from Lucknow

Lucknow, the City of Nawabs, has a lot of weekend getaway options that you might not be aware of. Enjoy the natural beauty of the religious places and heritage sites just a few hours away from the city.

Most places near Lucknow hold a religious significance. But trust us, you do not want to miss them. If you are willing to travel a bit more, there are a few hill stations to explore as well.

Here’s the list.


Name of the Place

Distance from Lucknow

Things to do


Dudhwa National Park, Uttarakhand

215 km

Tiger spotting in wildlife reserve, boat safari, interact with local tharu tribals


Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

305 km

Boat tour on the Ganges river, boat tour on the Dasaswamedh Ghat, visiting Vishwanath Temple, Monkey Temple and Garden of Spiritual Wisom


Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh

233 km

Visit Ram Ghat, Gupt Godavari Caves, Janaki Kund, Kamtaji Temple


Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh

135 km

Visit Shri Ram Jana Bhoomi, The Hanuman Garhi, Sita ki Rasoi, Nageshwarnath Temple


Agra, Uttar Pradesh

333 km

Visit Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Mehtab Bagh, and Fatehpur Sikri


Nanital, Uttarakhand

389 km

Boating, Trekking, horse-riding, yachting. Don't forget to explore the beautiful lakes


Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

339 km

Visit Jai Vilas Palace, Gujari Mahal, Sound & Light show at Gwalior Fort, Rides at Splash, the fun city


Almora, Uttarakhand

444 km

Summer getaway to enjoy the cultural heritage, handicraft, cuisine, science life, and wildlife with breath-taking panoramic views of the Himalayas