Lucknow Darshan

A tour to explore the city at its best. UP Tours, travel division of UPSTDC have cobbled together a six-hour bus tour of Lucknow’s most prominent monuments. The tour will take you through the history and architectural trail of the city, offering a fascinating experience. It starts and ends at Hotel Gomti every day. Advance booking is not required in low tourist season (summer). Check for seat availability a day ahead in high season when it is much in demand. Expect to visit the Bara Imambara, Qaiserbagh Complex and Residency among others.

Heritage Walk of Lucknow

To discover the amazing heritage of Lucknow, take a guided tour of the old city and the Chowk area. The walk starts from Lal Pul, Tila Wali Masjid and goes through the Bara Imambara and Chowk Bazaar and ends near Akbari Darwaza. Walk leader point out interesting facets of the old city and Lucknow’s fascinating history that no book could tell you. You'll sample interesting nibbles such as refreshing thandai and get an insider glimpse into various traditions. From indigo block printing to traditional Unani medicine of vark (edible silver foil) making. This is an eye-popping way to get your bearings among Lucknow’s oldest neighbourhoods.

Lucknow on Cycle

This is a tour of Lucknow on a cycle. Tourist can take a tour of the city on cycle along with a guide who keeps narrating the history of Lucknow. The cycle tour has two Routes both of which start from Hotel Gomti. The timings of route 1 is from 6:30 AM in summers and 7:30 AM in winters. This tour covers places like Qaiserbagh complex, Residency, Chowk, Ferangi Mahal, Gol Darwaza, Clocktower, Chota Imambara, Kudiya Ghat, Rumi Darwaza, Chattar Manzil and Bara Imambara Complex. Route 2 of this tour starts from 6:30 AM in summers and 7:30 AM in winters, the journey first covers Shahnajaf Imambara, Ambedkar Memorial Park, La Martiniere, Dilkusha Garden, Vilayati Bagh, Kothi Bibiapur, Pipraghat cremation and Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Zoological Garden. This is a fun way to explore Lucknow getting a real picture of the culture and heritage.

Legends of Lucknow

An in-depth exploration, which lasts for a day, of Lucknow’s age-old craft, clothing and culinary heritage but with a contemporary edge. They need a week’s notice and prefer groups (maximum eight).