Uttar Pradesh Tour

Uttar Pradesh. What do you think when it comes to your mind? The biggest states of India with a whopping population of more than 25 crores! Moreover, the religious, political, and cultural agendas of the state! Or the food that it serves! 

What if we tell you that Uttar Pradesh has more of it to offer you? Uttar Pradesh is not only famous for these things, but it’s the home to all cultural centres, no matter from which community someone belongs, it has to offer something for everyone. This massive state is known for its authentic Awadhi cuisine, and Mughlai cuisine, which is a flavourful bomb. Moreover, if we talk about the architectural importance of this state, you’ll be amazed by the ancient, mediaeval, and Mughal-era architecture. Some of them are famous worldwide, as they seem to be of International importance. Also, it’s undoubtedly the centre of all cultural, historical, and spiritual insights. Be it the grand Ram Mandir of Ayodhya, the stunning Taj Mahal in Agra, or the fame of Mathura Vrindavan's remarkable and sacred places. 

Apart from this, cities like Aligarh, Lucknow, and Varanasi make the state’s educational backdrop more clear with its high-end educational institutions such as Banaras Hindu Vishwavidyalaya (BHU), and others. Uttar Pradesh has also been a ground of tapestry for majorly two India residing religions, i.e., Hinduism and Islam. All with an exploration of their rich heritage, culture, cuisine, architecture, spiritual resonance, and icons of leadership are thriving in one place. 

Uttar Pradesh’s tourism is more of an experience than travelling to a place. Everybody has to be the person to visit U.P. at least once in their lifetime. So, if you’re planning a short or a long trip to Uttar Pradesh, you won’t regret deciding to travel there with Xenium Holidays. We’ve numerous tour packages to Uttar Pradesh, book your Uttar Pradesh tour package with us, and get the memorable gift of U.P. tourism. 

10 Highly Recommended Places to Visit in Uttar Pradesh

If you’re still confused about where to go in Uttar Pradesh, worry not! Here are the recommendations for top cities to visit in Uttar Pradesh for a memorable tour experience:-


Ayodhya located on the river banks of Saryu is one of the most prominent cities of Uttar Pradesh, as it serves as the headquarters for the provisional district of Ayodhya. Known by another name as ‘Saket’, it's an ancient city where Lord Shri Ram was born to Raja Dashrath of Kosala kingdom. Being the birthplace of lord Sri Ram, Ayodhya or Awadhpuri is one of the first out of 7 holy pilgrimage sites for Hindus (Moksha Dayini Sapta Puris). 

Sightseeing highlights: Shree Ram janmabhoomi, Ayodhya Shri Ram Mandir, Hanuman Garhi Temple, Sita ki Rasoi, River Saryu Ghat, Swargarohini Dwar, Tulsi Smarak Bhavan Museum, Ram ki Paidi, Ramkatha Park, Mani Parbat, Surya stambh, Suraj Kund, Ramkot, etc


Known as Kashi Banaras, Benaras, or Varanasi, is the first and the oldest city where people have been living since ages and has a prominent role in the scriptures of Hinduism. From all along the mythological, religious, spiritual, and traditional importance, Varanasi is known for its culture, music, vocals, literature, education, medical sciences, arts and crafts, folk cultures, shashtrarthas, and so on. This is one of the reasons Banaras is known to be the city which is older than history, tradition, and all the legends that lived till date. This revered land is also considered to be the land of attaining salvation (moksha) from the cycles of birth and pre-birth. Varanasi is the abode of Mata Parvati and Lord Shiva. 

Sightseeing highlights: Kashi Vishwanath temple, Banaras Hindu University, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Sarnath, Manikarnika Ghat, Panchaganga Ghat, Assi Ghat, Sri Satyanarayan Tulsi Manas Mandir, Nepali Museum, Ganga River Ghat, Bharat kala Bhavan Museum, Godowlia Market, Evening Ganga Aarti, etc.


Agra, located on the banks of river Yamuna, it's the most populous city of Uttar Pradesh where all the religions especially Hinduism and Islam thrives together. Agra falls under the Braj region of UP. It was once held to be the capital city in the historic era, which is prominent to be seen even today. Agra has one of the mediaeval masterpieces, be it in Mughal era architecture like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, and Fatehpur Sikri, and others or being the golden triangle circuit connecting with Delhi and Jaipur. It also serves as the Heritage Arc of Uttar Pradesh, connection of which comes with Varanasi and Lucknow. 

Sightseeing highlights: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Shri Mankameshwar Temple, Gurudwara Guru ka Taal, Mehtab Bagh, itmad-ud-daulah, Angri Bagh, Akbar's tomb, Moti Masjid, Sheesh Mahal, Sikandar Fort, Amar Singh Gate, Aram bagh, Kalakriti Culture and Convention Centre, Jahangir palace, Taj Museum, Samadh Soamaji Maharaj Soami Bagh, Fatehpur Sikri, Wildlife SOS, Mughal gardens, Sikandra Fort, etc


Lucknow, the shaher of Nawabs and the capital city of Uttar Pradesh is known for being the multicultural and patronised city where luxury meets the modern world. It's the city of courtly manners, garden arenas, poetries, music, folk dance, mehfils, and fine cuisines that are a gift from the eras of history. Not only this, Lucknow is said to be the Golden City of East, and the Constantinople of India. 

Sightseeing highlights: Bada Imambara, Rumi darwaza, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar memorial park, Janeshwar Mishra park, Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological garden, Chhota Imambara, Hazratganj, Ram Manohar Lohia Park, Gomti Riverfront Park, Chhatar Manzil, Aminabad, La Martiniere College, Satkhanda, Begum Hazrat Mahal Park, British residency, Marine drive Lucknow, etc


Kanpur is the major city of Uttar Pradesh that is an industrial town located on the banks of river Ganga. In context of history, it's believed to be the city founded by Raja Hindu Singh from the state of Sachendi and named it as Kanhpur. Not only this, even ancient history that has prominence with the epic Mahabharata, it's believed to be the belonging city of Karna and the names of some nearby villages that it mentions are Awadh reign, Patkapur, Kuraswam, Juhi and Seemamau villages. The city of Agra was built with the collaboration of two major states of that time- Kannauj and Kalpi. Unfortunately, later in the historical periods, Muslim rulers invaded it. 

Sightseeing highlights: Baba Anandeshwar temple, Massacre Ghat, phool bagh, Ganga barrage, blue world theme park, Green Park stadium, Nana Rao park, Juggilal Kamplapat temple, Kanpur zoo and Museum,  Moti jheel, Valmiki ashram, markets such as Sisamau bazaar, Japanese market, Naveen central market, Beconganj market, Jain glass temple, etc. 


It's already known to everyone that the historical prominence of Jhansi is associated with Queen Laxmibai. Located on the banks of Pushpavati river, in the Bundelkhand region of U.PJhansi holds the strong rule of all times. All the valiant efforts that Rani Laxmibai made to protect and resurrect the Hindu kingdom in Jhansi and free the state from the British rulers, is of utmost importance. With all the backdrops leading to education, culture, modern day development, and connectivity with Indian major cities shows how much Jhansi has to unfold for India. 

Sightseeing highlights: Jhansi fort, Rani Mahal, Raja Mahal, Government Jhansi museum, Orchha fort, Atal Ekta park, Cenotaph of Raja Gangadhar Rao, Rani Laxmibai Newalkar fort, Shri Raja Ram mandir, panchtantra park, Chaturbhuj temple, Barua Sagar, Parichha dam, St. Jude's shrine, Sri Ganesh temple, Jhansi herbal garden, etc.


Prayagraj is believed to be one of the oldest cities of India that's crowned with utmost importance for Hindus and the ancient scriptures termed it as ‘Prayag’ or ‘Teerthraj’, meaning the holiest of all pilgrimage centres that are residing within India. Located on the  confluence of 3 holy rivers- Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati (extinct nowadays). And the sangam of Triveni where all these three rivers meet at one point is as sacred as heaven water where Hindu devotees take a dip to remove all the life remorses. The massive Kumbh Mela (held in six consecutive years) and the Maha Kumbh Mela (held in 12 consecutive years) are held here and there's a crowd of lakhs of devotees, pilgrims, and visitors from all across the globe. 

Sightseeing highlights: Chandrashekhar Azad park, Anand Bhavan Museum, Khusro Bagh, Akbar fort, Allahabad Museum, Alopi Shankari Devi Shaktipeeth, Triveni Sangam, Sri Mankameshwar Temple, All Saints cathedral, Akshayavat, Swaraj Bhavan Museum, Nag Vasuki Temple, Jawahar planetarium, Sri adi shankara vimana mandapam, University of Allahabad, Sri bade Hanuman ji Temple, Sri maa Lalita Devi Shaktipeeth, Bhardwaj ashram, etc


Located on the banks of holy river Yamuna, Mathura-Vrindavan is known to be one of the ancient cities of Uttar Pradesh, that has laid a foundation of religious importance. From the lanes of old city, temples, ancient architectural designs, ghats, storytelling arts of Lord Krishna. Not limited to only this, Mathura celebrates one of the best Holi festivals in the world, and uncountable numbers of tourists land to attend this festivity from across the world. All the cultural backdrop, heritage sites, and the holiness of this city dates back to the Times of Lord Krishna himself which is mentioned everywhere in the epic of Mahabharata.

Sightseeing highlights: Prem Mandir, Sri Krishna Balaram temple, Nidhivan, Maa Vaishno Devi temple dham, Sri Radha madanmohan ji temple, Sri Dwarkadhish, Sri Krishna janmabhoomi and janmasthan, Sri Radhavallabh ji temple, Shahji temple, Banke Bihari temple, Keshi Ghat, Vishram Ghat, Gopeshwar Mahadev temple, Sri Radha Raman temple, Sri Ranganath ji temple, Birla mandir, Govardhan hill, Radha Kund, Rangji Temple, Kusum Sarovar, Lathmar Holi, Mathura museum, Kans Qilla, Nandgaon, Bhuteshwar Mahadev temple, Kokilavan, Dauji temple, Barsana, Sri Nand Yashoda Bhavan, etc. 


Located between the holy rivers Ganga and Yamuna, Meerut is the trading centre of Uttar Pradesh West. But the city of Meerut also dates back to the Vedic civilization which is believed to have derived its name from the term ‘Maya Rashtra’, meaning the states of illusion that were constructed by demons or the Asuras. The significance of Meerut has been catalysed to the epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana which was then known to be the region of Hastinapur (the kingdom that was built by Pandavas). It's also known as the sports City of our country as it has been the centre of sport intervention. 

Sightseeing highlights: Augharnath temple, Shapir, Hastinapur wildlife sanctuary, Draupadi ki Rasoi, Shaheed Smarak, St. John's Church, Bhole ki jhaal, Vidur ka Tila, Digambara Jain temple, Mustafa castle, Gandhi Bagh, Suraj Kund Park, Mansa Devi temple, ecological park, Mughal mausoleum, etc. 


Bareilly or Ban-Bareilly falls under the NCR region that has also been the lavish lifestyle city of Uttar Pradesh which counts as the 7th largest metropolitan city of the state, dating back to the historical prominence. 

It's also called by the name Nath Nagri where four temples dedicated to Lord Shiva - Dhopeshwar Nath, Madni Naat, AlakhNath and Trivati Nath are located on four corners of the city. Apart from this, the city has been the serving station for Muslim community as well. Moreover, Bareilly is one of the master city of manufacturing and trading of cotton, sugar, cereals, etc.

Sightseeing highlights: Tulsi Math, Alakh Nath Temple, Trivati Nath Temple, Dargah-e-Aalahazrat Sharif, Fun City, Jat regimental centre, Phoenix United, Jagannath Temple, Chunne Miyan’s Laxminarayan temple, Baba Barkhandi Nath Temple, Gandhi Udyan, Children's Park, Ahichhartra Temple, etc.

Best Time To Visit Uttar Pradesh

Searching for when can you visit Uttar Pradesh? Well, you can visit Uttar Pradesh any time of the year. Here is a recommendation for you about the best time to visit Uttar Pradesh:-

April to May

The temperature is sunny in summer and goes up to 47-48 degrees Celsius in this phase. So, it may feel a little anxious to visit Uttar Pradesh at this time. 

June to September

Monsoons in the state of Uttar Pradesh have heavy rainfalls and are beautiful at the same time. You can visit the U.P. at this time, but it may feel a challenge to cope with the rainfall. 

November to February

In Winter, the temperature drops as low as 3°C but this season may feel a little uncomfortable for you to wear too many clothes and move through. 

October to March

This time is perfect for visiting Uttar Pradesh as the weather treats you well with a delightful temperature. 

How to Reach Uttar Pradesh?

Uttar Pradsh As Uttar Pradesh is one of the important states in India, it is well connected with all the major parts of India by air, rail, and road. The best ways to reach Uttar Pradesh are discussed below.

By Air

You can reach Uttar Pradesh by flight out of which the domestic airports are there in several cities of UP. Major of them are- 

Ayodhya, Lucknow, Varanasi, and Greater Noida (not yet operational) These airports are well connected by all the cities within India and operate some popular airlines including IndiGo, Air India, and Vistara. If you are coming to Ayodhya from New Delhi, it'll take you 1 hour to reach. 

By Train

One of the most convenient modes to reach Uttar Pradesh is via train. All routes across Indian railways are well connected with Uttar Pradesh railways. Trains from across the countryside run on a daily basis, that too costs you the cheapest tickets. 

By Road

Roadways are also the better option when it comes to reaching any part of Uttar Pradesh. Major highways that connect to the state are NHs - 21 (agra-jaipur-bikaner), 9 (Delhi -bareilly-lucknow), among many others.

Cuisines to Try During Your Uttar Pradesh Tour

Searching for the best food to try while travelling to Uttar Pradesh? See below some of the mouth-watering and authentic U.P. famous food varieties to savour:-

  • Tundey Kebab
  • Kulcha Nihari
  • Galawati Kebab
  • Tehri
  • Lakhnawi Biryani
  • Nargisi Kofta
  • Sheermal
  • Kulfi Falooda
  • Makhan malai- Bun Maska
  • Kakori Kebab
  • Chaat
  • Banarasi Paan
  • Malaiyyo
  • Bati Chokha
  • Bedmi Poori-Sabji
  • Khurchan
  • Petha

Popular Uttar Pradesh Tour Tour Packages

Uttar Pradesh Tour Tour PackagesNight/Day Price
Golden Triangle With Varanasi & Khajuraho 9Night / 10DaysRs. 30000
North India Tour Package 10Night / 11DaysRs. 35000

Golden Triangle With Varanasi & Khajuraho

Duration : 9 Night / 10 Days

Route : Trip starts from Delhi 2N Delhi+6

    Inclusion :
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  • Transportation
  • Sightseeing
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North India Tour Package

Duration : 10 Night / 11 Days

Route : The Trip starts from delhi 02N New Delhi+7

    Inclusion :
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  • Stay
  • Transportation
  • Sightseeing
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