Crafts and Culture Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Agra


Discover the fine crafts of Lucknowi chikankari embroidery and Benarasi saree weaving at the cities of their birth. Wander through narrow alleys bursting with vibrant bazaars and local cuisine. You’ll see magnificent domes and tombs in the Indo-Islamic architecture of Lucknow and the Mughal edifices of Agra. From sunrise at the Taj Mahal to sunset rituals by the Ganges, we’ll organize the most magical experiences for you.


  • Explore the narrow streets of Lucknow lined with hidden heritage buildings
  • Feast of delicious Awadhi cuisine at a buzzing food street
  • Live like royalty at a restored palace hotel in Varanasi
  • Watch the vibrant Ganga Aarti from a boat at sunset
  • Wander through the bazaars and craft-filled alleys of Varanasi on a guided walk
  • See the Taj Mahal illuminated by the rising sun

DAY 1-3

A capital of arts and culture, Lucknow is a connoisseur’s dream. From glorious Indo-Islamic architecture that dates back centuries to the fine craft of chikankari embroidery, there’s so much to discover on these history-filled streets. Sample delicious kebabs and curries that were once cooked in royal kitchens, and explore vibrant bazaars bursting with handcrafted Indian attar perfumes and fine jewelry. 

DAY 4-7

Mark Twain wrote that Varanasi is “older than history and older than tradition.” In this eternal city by the holy Ganges, life takes on an ethereal quality. The air is charged with spirituality at the evening Ganga Aarti, filled with lamps and flowers and chanting. Explore the narrow alleys of this holy town, filled with exquisitely handwoven silk saris and delicious street food. Visit temples and markets and take in a magical sunrise on the riverside ghats.

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Lucknow, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Agra


7 Nights

Best time to visit

October - November & Janurary - March

Ideal for

Couples, Solo

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