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Location: 79-km From Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Maximum Temperature:45º C
Minimum Temperature:11.1º C
Best Time To Visit: September & October

GETTING THERE

By Air: Amausi Airport: 14 km from downtown. Pre-paid taxis coinciding with flight timings available for Rs 150; pvt taxis charge Rs 250.
From Mumbai : daily Jet Airways, Sahara flights
From Delhi: Daily IA, Jet airways flights; Alliance air has flights on Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun.
From Calcutta: Daily Sahara flights; Alliance air has flights on Tue, Thurs, Sat, Sun.

By Rail: Lucknow is serviced by North & north Eastern Railway by express and superfast trains. Best train from Delhi is Shatabdi Express. Direct trains connect Lucknow to Guwahati (Avadh and Lohit Expresses), Varanasi (Kashi Vishvanath), Puri (Neelanchal Express), Calcutta (Doon, Himgiri Exp.), Dehradun (Doon Express), Allahabad (Triveni, Nauchandi), Ahmedabad (Sabarmati Express).

By Road: Lucknow is on the important cross routes of National Highways 24, 25 and 28. UPSRTC bus stand is at Charbagh , opp. Railway station. For reservations, contact Bus stand Charbagh: (ph 450988) and Kaiserbagh (ph 22503). There are also frequent coaches to Kanpur, Agra, Varanasi, Dehradun, and nearby areas.

Local Transport: Most people avail state buses.

CLIMATE

Lucknow has a typical Indian summer. Summer lasts a long four-month time, from March-June, cooling off only when the rains come in July end. Pleasant throughout the year, Lucknow can be visited anytime. Best time to visit is the spring months of September and October. Winters are cold.

Summer : March - June (Min 29º C - Max 45º C)
Winter : October - February (Min 11.1º C - Max 21.1º C)
Rain : July - September (44 cm)

NEARBY CITIES

Kanpur - 79 km.
Ayodhya - 134 km
Faizabad - 157 km
Allahabad - 210 km
Agra - 363 km
Varanasi - 380 km.
Delhi - 497 km

TOURIST INFORMATION CENTRES

Department of Tourism, Government of India (DOTGOI) - Janpath, Lucknow.

UP Tours at Hotel Gomti

Directorate of Tourism -Naval Kishore Road, Hazratganj, Lucknow.

Regional Tourist Officer - 6 Sapru Marg, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)

Regional Tourist Office, 10, Station Road

State Information Bureau, Hazratganj.

UP Government Tourist Reception Center, at the railway station, Main Hall, Charbagh. Open from 0700 hours to 2000 hours.

UP Tourism, Chitrahar Building, 3, Nawal Kishore Road.

Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam 432/4 New Civil Lines, Old Hyderabad.

Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam, 2, Gopal House, Sarojini Naidu Marg.

STD CODE: 0522



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