A city rich in royalty, affluent in cultural traditions, renowned for scrumptious delicacies, Lucknow is famous for several things, which attract many tourists each year. Lucknow’s chikankari, Lucknowi biryani, paan, kebabs, historical monuments are just a few things that lure visitors from all over the world. The city portrays a captivating blend of historic, royal and structural designs with its grand monuments. Best time to visit Lucknow
The best time to visit Lucknow is winter season, which lasts from October to March. Weather is fairly good and pleasant to enjoy the visit. Moreover, you get a chance to enjoy The Lucknow Festival (a festival of 10 days), Vrindavan Sharadotsav, and Diwali. Hotels in Lucknow
There are many 5-star hotels in Lucknow
to make your holiday memorable and comfortable. The Piccadilly
, Vivanta by Taj and Renaissance Lucknow Hotel
are the three 5-star hotels in Lucknow
, which are known for their fabulous design and world-class amenities. All the three are in close proximity to airport and railway station. Vivanta by Taj spreads over 25 acres of the land, right in heart of the city. The luxurious rooms and suites are resplendent with all the modern amenities with a plush area for business meetings. Piccadilly offers 107 awe-inspiring rooms with all modern comforts and luxuries to their patrons. The Renaissance Lucknow Hotel is a combination of contemporary magnificence and elegance with all modern amenities. Beautifully designed rooms and suites will surpass your expectations.
There other cost-effective hotels readily available as well like Hotel Lineage, Hotel Ranbirs, Hotel Magnate. Restaurants in Lucknow
When it comes to food, the cuisine of Lucknow has a distinctive flavor with the richness of the royalty. The restaurants like Mughals Dastarkhwan, and Sepia are connoisseur restaurants with mouth-watering food and graceful ambiance. One can taste the flavors of authentic Lucknowi cuisine here.
If you are a street food lover, then "Chowk" is the place you should not miss. Chowk begins from Gol Darwaza, ends at the Akhbari Darwaza, and offers taste of the authentic Awadhi food. Tunday Kebab is famous for its delicious “Galawati Kebabs”. Offbeat things to do in Lucknow
• Visit Bara and Chota Imambara:
Built in 1784 Bara Imambara is an important place for the Muslims and thousands of devotees visit the place during Muharram. Chota Imambara is another marvel of Mughal Architecture built in the 19th Century.
• A walk at Hazaratganj:
Very much like Delhi’s Connaught place, Hazratganj is a place to hang out, eat and shop with family and friends.
• Visit Marine Drive Gomti Nagar:
Marine drive of Lucknow is a great place to take a long walk with friends along with Gomti River. The evenings are most beautiful here when the place is illuminated and you can relish its picturesque beauty.
• Explore Chowk:
Chowk is one of the major attractions of the city for eating out, shopping and enjoying the cultural heritage of the city. You can relish delicacies like Makhan malai and Rahim's Nahari kulcha and shop for authentic Lucknavi Chikan garments and handicrafts.
FAQs Q. What are the domestic and international airlines that operate on the Mumbai to Lucknow route? A.
Major airlines that operate on Mumbai to Lucknow route are Indigo Airlines, Go Air, Vistara, Air India, and Jet Airways. Q. How is the Lucknow Airport connected to the city? A.
Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Lucknow is located at the distance of around 12 km from Lucknow city center. Its connectivity with all the major airports in India is very good as regular flights operate from Lucknow to all over the country and to destinations outside India like Dubai, Jeddah, Singapore, and Bangkok. Q. What is the earliest flight from Mumbai to Lucknow? A.
The earliest flight that you can get is at 6.20 am from Mumbai to Lucknow. Q. What is the last flight from Mumbai to Lucknow? A.
The last flight that you can get is at 3.05 pm from Mumbai to Lucknow. Q. What are the airlines that provide direct flight from Mumbai to Lucknow? A.
Go Air, Indigo, Vistara
, Jet Airways and Air India
are the airlines that provide direct flights from Mumbai to Lucknow. Q. What are the hotels in the vicinity of Lucknow airport? A.
Piccadilly Lucknow, Parag Inn, Hotel Crossroad, Hotel Surya Continental, Hotel Mangalam Palace
, Hotel Acumen Inn, Function Inn Hotel
and Diamond Resort are some of the hotels near Lucknow airport
. Shopping in Lucknow
If you are a shopaholic, Lucknow is the place for you. The main markets where you can shop are Chowk, Janpath Market, Alambagh Market
, Aminabad, Nakhas Market and Hazaratganj. Nightlife in Lucknow
Lucknow may not be known for its nightlife, but it does have a decent amount of pubs and restaurants that can cater to the night owls. Blue – The Lounge, Theka – The Piccadily, Zero Degree – Lounge & Disc and Mint are some of the interesting spots for the youngsters. Major attractions in Lucknow
Bara Imambara, Lucknow Zoo, Dr. Ambedkar Park are some of the tourists spots that should not be missed. Hazratganj Market is another popular destination for tourists.
The holy places that to be visited are Jama Masjid, Balaji Temple, Khamman Peer Dargah, Chandrika Devi Temple and Bhoothnath Temple. About Mumbai Airport
Chattrapathi Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is one of the biggest and busiest airports in India. The airport with its three terminals spreads over an operational area of 1,850 acres. It handles approximately 850 aircraft movements on an average in a single day. Connectivity to Mumbai airport
Chattrapathi Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is well connected with all the major cities like New Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmadabad etc. It also connects well with most of the international airports like London, Paris, Singapore, Dubai, Cairo etc. Q. What are the popular domestic routes from Mumbai? A.
The most popular domestic routes from Mumbai are Mumbai to Delhi
and Mumbai to Bangalore
. Q. What are the popular airlines flying from Mumbai airport? A.
The most popular airlines
that operate from Mumbai are Go Air
, SpiceJet, Air India, and IndiGo
. Q. What are the prominent hotels near Mumbai Airport? A.
Sahara Star, Hotel Airlink
, Hotel Transit, The Orchid, Avion Hotel
, Ibis Mumbai Airport
, and Grand Suite are some of the prominent hotels near Mumbai Airport. Q. What are the key attractions in Mumbai? A.
Marine Drive, Kanheri Caves, Gateway of India
, Worli Sea Face
, Haji Ali Mosque, ISKCON Temple. Hare Krishna Temple and Girgaum Chowpatty are some of the key attractions in Mumbai. Q. What is the best time to visit Mumbai? A.
Though tourists throng Mumbai throughout the year but winters is the best time to visit Mumbai. You can visit Mumbai in monsoons as well.