7 days in Varanasi & Haridwar Itinerary

7 days in Varanasi & Haridwar Itinerary

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Varanasi
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Haridwar
— 3 nights

3
nights
Varanasi

A sacred city for Hindus and thought by many to be the place where Buddhism formed as a religion, Varanasi leaves an imprint on the hearts and minds of visitors regardless of their creed, race, or religion.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walking tours and Banaras Ghats. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Ganges River, examine the collection at Bharat Kala Bhavan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Birthplace of Sant Ravidas Seergovardhan Varanasi, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Lucknow to Varanasi is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Traveling from Lucknow in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Varanasi, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Haridwar.

Things to do in Varanasi

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Walking tours
Ganges River
Ganges River
Sarnath ©
Sarnath

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nights
Haridwar

An ancient city on the banks of the Ganges, Haridwar has been an important Hindu pilgrimage center since time immemorial.
Family-friendly places like River Rafting & Tubing and Spas will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, go for a walk through Birla Ghat, don't miss a visit to Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar Haridwar, and look for all kinds of wild species at Swami Vivekanand Park.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Haridwar vacation site.

Traveling by flight from Varanasi to Haridwar takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Haridwar

Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Rishikesh
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar ©
Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
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Har ki Pauri

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