UP Tourism


Uttar Pradesh (UP) in India is one of the states where you will find most of the tourists. A trip to UPcan be really exciting as you can tour around the places which have a lot to say about the rich historical past and Tourism of the country.

UP Tourism options are many. Depending on what you choose to see, you can plan a trip accordingly. This is because there are several options of tourist destinations.

If you are traveling to Uttar Pradesh for the first time, it is best to gather as much information as you can. This can be related to the weather, the best time when you should visit this state, types of food you get, and transport facilities etc.

Best Time To Visit Uttar Pradesh

October through March is the best time to plan a trip to Uttar Pradesh. This is the period when the fairs and festivals are held. And you can check out the schedule and dates of the same.

If Agra is where you are planning to go, it is better not to visit Agra during the period of Ramadan. This is because you may not get a clear view of the Taj Mahal at night for a period of 30 days or one month.

UP Tourism - Transportation

Since it is one of the populated states in India, it goes without saying that it has a well developed local transportation system. All the cities and places are well connected by Railways and Roadways.

Passenger Trains, Super Fast, Intercity, Trains run between cities. However, it takes longer in a passenger or an inter city express as compared to the super fast trains. This is because the passenger trains collect local passengers on the way and for that they need to stop for few minutes. There is less number of places where the express trains stop.

Shopping In Uttar Pradesh

Shopping is something you cannot do without if you are traveling to another place. Irrespective of whether you are buying something or just doing window shopping, there are many shopping places you can drop in. Moreover, you will not run out of ideas as far as buying gifts for others are concerned.

Some of the cities in Uttar Pradesh where you can do some shopping include the following :

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  • Moradabad
  • Aligarh
  • Bareily
  • Saharanpur
  • Rampur
  • Firozabad
  • Pilakhua
  • Faruukhabad
  • Varanasi

Reaching Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh can be reached by Air, Road as well as Rail. Major airlines fly between different cities in Uttar Pradesh (UP). The cities that are connected by flights are :

  • Agra
  • Aligarh
  • Allahbad
  • Bareilly
  • Gorakhpur
  • Jhansi
  • Kanpur
  • Lucknow
  • Varanasi

Tourist Attraction Options Offered By UP Tourism

UP Tourism and the Tourism Development Council in the state of UP have decided to create Tourist circuits and they are :

  • Vindhya Circuit
  • Buddhist Circuit
  • Water Cruise Circuit
  • Jain Shrine Circuit
  • Bundelkhand Circuit
  • Sikh Panth Circuit
  • Braj Circuit
  • Eco-Tourism Circuit
  • Awadh Circuit

UP Tourism In Agra

UP Tourism In Noida

  • Atta Market
  • Great India Place

UP Tourism In Varanasi

  • Kashi Vishwanath
  • Banaras Ghats
  • Durga Temple (Monkey Temple)

UP Tourism In Lucknow

  • Bara Imambara
  • Lucknow Zoo

UP Tourism In Allahabad

  • All Saints Cathedral

UP Tourism In Jhansi

  • Jhansi Fort

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