One Day Lucknow Sightseeing Trip by Cab

1 Day Lucknow Local Sightseeing Trip by Car
1 Day Lucknow Local Sightseeing Trip by Car (courtesy: eartharchive)

Discover the splendor of the “City of Nawabs” on a One Day Lucknow Sightseeing Tour! Lucknow is renowned for its magnificent structures, elegant fashion, and world-class restaurants that hark back to the days of Mughal dominance. Don’t miss out on exploring Lucknow, one of the top destinations to visit in Uttar Pradesh, where history and culture come alive – book your Lucknow sightseeing tour today!

On this local sightseeing tour experience the warmth of Lucknow’s residents, who are known for their exquisite manners and kind hospitality, as they welcome visitors to their beautiful city.

Architectural designs, handicrafts, and the relaxed Lucknowi way of life all gracefully display traces of the region’s rich and cultural history. Any travel enthusiast can experience history, culture, shopping, fun, spirituality, food, leisure, and more at the City of Nawabs.

After checking into one of the top hotels in Lucknow, you may explore a variety of locations, including centuries-old British and Mughal structures, fun-filled amusement parks, gardens, street bazaars, museums, and temples.

This creative center of the Awadh area skillfully unites the grandeur of a sparkling past and the simplicity of a modern city, combining a rich colonial heritage with sophisticated museums.
Lucknow is a joy for history and photography enthusiasts because of its lovely skyline and stunning structures. A one-day Lucknow local sightseeing trip by private cab will help you uncover the cultural gems of the city.

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Highlights of Lucknow Sightseeing Tour by Cab

  • Full-day Lucknow local sightseeing tour
  • Duration: 8 to 10 hours
  • Tour by Private Cab (not shared with others)
  • Pickup & Drop: Lucknow Hotel / Home
  • Places Covered: Bara Imambara, Chhota Imambara, Lucknow Zoo, Rumi Darwaza, Dilkusha Kothi, and Ambedkar Memorial Park.

Package Price for 1 Day Lucknow Sightseeing by Cab

Honda Amaze Sedan Car for One Day Trip
Amaze / Etios / Dzire
4 Seater / Sedan

₹ 2,999/-

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga SUV Car for One Day Trip
Maruti Ertiga
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,499/-

Toyota Innova SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Innova
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 3,999/-

Toyota Innova Crysta SUV Car for One Day Trip
Toyota Innova Crysta
6 – 7 Seater / SUV

₹ 4,499/-

Tempo Traveller Mini Van for One Day Trip
Tempo/ Force Traveller
12 Seater / LCV

₹ 4,999/-

Mini Bus for One Day Trip
Mini Bus
21 Seater / LCV

Price on Request

Book your 1 Day Lucknow Sightseeing Tour Package!

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What’s included

  • Pick and drop from Hotel / Home in Lucknow
  • Cab for Lucknow sightseeing as per the above Itinerary
  • Vehicle Parking Charges
  • Toll-gate Charges if any
  • Driver Allowance

What’s not included

  • Entry Ticket Fee at tourist places in Lucknow
  • Breakfast, Lunch or any meal
  • Lodging / Accommodation at Lucknow
  • Vehicle beyond the mentioned time duration
  • Vehicle beyond the designated tour route

What to Expect on your Lucknow Sightseeing Trip

What to expect on your One Day Lucknow Sightseeing Tour by Cab

Your one day Lucknow local sightseeing tour will begin early in the morning. We will arrange a pick up from your accommodation. The first stop will be Bara Imambara and Chhota Imambara in its vicinity. You can walk around the unique monuments and look at the wonderful construction.  

Next, we will stop at Lucknow Zoo for some wildlife spotting. You can witness the rare species of birds and animals at the Zoo. 

Our next stop will be the majestic Rumi Darwaza. You can capture the iconic landmark from various angles and witness its elegance. 

History lovers can explore the awe-inspiring ruins of Dilkusha Kothi. 

We will wind up the day with a visit to the Ambedkar Memorial Park. You can enjoy watching the sunset and spend some time relaxing in the park. At the end of the one day trip, we will drop you at your place of stay.

Itinerary of One Day Lucknow Sightseeing Trip

Pickup from your Hotel in Lucknow at 8:00 AM

S.NoSightseeing PlaceRecommended Duration
1Bara Imambara60 minutes
2Chhota Imambara40 minutes
3Lucknow Zoo60 minutes
4Rumi Darwaza40 minutes
5Dilkusha Kothi40 minutes
6Ambedkar Memorial Park30 minutes

Drop back at your Hotel in Lucknow by 8:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Guests can visit all the tourism places near Lucknow listed above or remove any of the places that they don’t want to visit. In order to include any other sightseeing place, guests can check with their cab provider while booking this Lucknow city tour by private car.

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Places to visit in Lucknow in one day by private car

Experience the best of Lucknow in just one day with our carefully curated sightseeing tour by private cab. This excursion covers all the must-see attractions, ensuring you make the most of your time in this magnificent city.

1. Bara Imambara

Don’t miss the chance to explore the Asafi Imambara and its stunning architecture on our One Day Lucknow Sightseeing Tour. Asafi Imambara, built in 1784, also known as Bara Imambara, is one of Lucknow’s most important historical sites. The complex was constructed by Asaf-ud-Daula, one of the illustrious Nawabs of Awadh, and includes the Asfi Mosque, a sizable mosque, the Bhul Bhulaiya, and a stepwell with flowing water (Shahi Baoli). 

One of the rare structures in Lucknow with no trace of European design in this one, the building has two impressive entrances that will take you to the center hall, which is reputed to be the largest arched hall in the entire globe. If you make it to the top, you will be rewarded with a breathtaking panoramic view of the city.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Witness the splendid architecture and undulating views of the city.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: For adults INR 50 per person and for children INR 25 per child

2. Chhota Imambara

Located next to the Bada Imambara, Chhota Imambara is also known as the Imambara of Hussainabad. This is another example of the magnificent artistry that Muhammad Ali Shah displayed when he built it in the 19th century. Its grandiosity is personified by its enormous dome, soaring minarets, and extensive lawns. Arabic writings were found on the walls. 

Due to the extensive use of glass, ornate chandeliers, and incandescent interiors that are decorated with Arabic writings, it is also known as the palace of light. The monument also includes two replicas of the Taj Mahal in Agra.

Witness the magnificence of Chhota Imambara and its enchanting glasswork on our one day sightseeing tour – book your unforgettable experience today!

  • Must See / Things to Do: Marvel at the architectural grandeur of the monument.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 6:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: For adults INR 50 per person and for children INR 25 per child

3. Lucknow Zoo

The Nawab Wahid Ali Shah Zoological Garden, often known as the Lucknow Zoo, is regarded as one of the top tourist destinations in Lucknow for nature enthusiasts and families.

Established in 1921 on 71 acres of land, the area is now home to numerous wildlife wonders, including over 440 species of mammals, 340 species of birds, and several kinds of reptiles.

In addition to the vintage train from the British era on exhibit in the zoo and the toy train rides and paddle boating, you can also check out the butterfly park and nature interpretation center while you are here.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Enjoy spotting rare animals in a verdant setting.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week except Monday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM 
  • Entry Fee: For adults INR 80 per person and for children INR 40 per child

4. Rumi Darwaza

The beautiful gateway, which stands sixty feet tall and is situated between the Chota Imambara and the Bara Imambara, once served as the entry to Old Lucknow City. It is also referred to as the Turkish gate and is strikingly similar to the Turkish gateway Bab-i-Humayun. 

It is composed of limestone-coated brick and rises to a striking height of 60 feet. It continues to be elaborate with lovely carvings and patterns. The monument’s umbrella-shaped construction, according to legend, once housed a lantern that was lit at night by the water jets coming from its arch. Lucknow has made Rumi Darwaza its emblem, and its magnificence is sure to fascinate everyone.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Capture images of the landmark monument.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week
  • Entry Fee: Free

5. Dilkusha Kothi

You can only witness the building’s ruins from the 18th century, but Dilkusha Kothi also holds significant historical and cultural value. Even though it was seriously damaged, the Baroque-style building on the Gomti River was able to survive the first struggle for Indian independence in 1857. 

The structure was initially constructed to serve as the Nawabs’ hunting lodge. The original three-story structure had a basement and was quite similar to Seaton Delaval Hall in England. The four elaborate octagonal towers were reached by a grand flight of stairs. Even now, the walls, towers, and a well-kept garden still serve as reminders of the city’s illustrious past.

  • Must See / Things to Do: Walk through the bygone era to discover the history of these ruins.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 5 per person

6. Ambedkar Memorial Park

A significant landmark of modern Lucknow is the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Public Park, which is situated on Vipul Khand in Gomti Nagar. The park, which spans a sizable area, is home to numerous impressive structures. The entrance is guarded by the 62 elephant statues of the Pratibimb Sthal. There are several statues of Ambedkar that depict his life in the Ambedkar Stupa, which is in the center of the city. 

Social reformers like Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Jyotiba Phule, Sree Narayana Guru, Shahuji Maharaj, and Kanshiram have statues inside the two-domed Parivartan Sangrahalay building. Gautam Buddha, Birsa Munda, Sant Ravidas, Guru Ghasidas, and Kabir Das marble statues are housed in different buildings. In addition, there is a gallery with bronze murals.

Immerse yourself in the inspiring history of social reformers at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Public Park on this Lucknow sightseeing tour by private car – schedule your visit now!

  • Must See / Things to Do: Spend an evening relaxing with your loved ones.
  • Timings: Open on all days of the week from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Entry Fee: INR 20 per person

Things to Do on your Lucknow Sightseeing Tour

Things to do on your One Day Lucknow Local Sightseeing Tour by Car
Things to do on your One Day Lucknow Local Sightseeing Tour by Car (courtesy: prateekjaiswal)

Lucknow has a number of interesting monuments and museums. The city has several popular marketplaces and food joints for you to explore.

What to Shop during your Full Day Chikmagalur Sightseeing Tour by Car?

A large number of visitors visit Lucknow to shop. Women seeking traditional Indian clothing, such as Indo-western, salwar kameez, sarees, and Indian wedding dresses, find the local marketplaces to be particularly alluring. Renowned for its Chikan embroidery, the city offers a wide variety of handicrafts. You may get high-quality fabrics in the city with beautiful needlework. The streets of Lucknow are lined with famed Jhumkas, vibrant bangles, nose pins, waistbands, and other lovely accessories.

Additionally, the city is renowned for its excellent jewelry, such as Jadau (jewelry studded with gems) and attar(perfume). The markets in the city, with their congested old lanes and numerous shops, are among the places to shop in Lucknow. The most well-known retail areas of Lucknow are Aminabad, Janpath, Chowk, and Alambagh, in addition to shopping malls such as lulu hypermarket, Phoenix United, Fun Republic, and Sahara Ganj.

What to Eat during your One Day Chikmagalur Sightseeing Trip by Taxi?

One thing that unifies the people of Lucknow, from the opulent restaurants of Hazrat Ganj to the winding streets of Aminabad, from the mouthwatering food booths of Chowk to the variety of Sadar Bazaar, is its food. Lucknow’s air is infused with the aroma of food, making you want to savor it. There are countless restaurants in Lucknow, ranging from well-known family-run spots to upscale dining establishments.

The city is filled with inexpensive eateries that have established themselves on India’s gastronomic map, like Idris ki biryani, Raheem’s Kulche-Nahari, the delectable Tunday Kebabs, and Dasterkhwan’s Boti Kebabs. There is no shortage of renowned restaurants in Lucknow serving you unforgettable gastronomic experiences, from Mughlai cuisine to Italian specialties. You must explore Lucknow’s streets and sample the regional cuisine if you consider yourself to be a true foodie.

Terms & Conditions

Travelers are requested to follow the given itinerary for 1 day Lucknow city tour package. Ideally this full day tour package cannot be customized, however if guests prefer to visit different set of places during this Lucknow sightseeing tour by private car, they can check the possibility of the same with the above listed car rental companies and request for a custom quote.

We recommend our guests to stick to the time spent at each tourist attraction in Lucknow as per the Itinerary schedule. In case of any delays or additional time spent at a particular place, driver or car rental company will not be responsible to cover all the places mentioned in the itinerary.

Please also note that if a particular sightseeing place is closed on the scheduled day of the tour, it may not be covered from the list of sightseeing places. Please check the possibility of visiting an alternate place with listed cab vendor before you book the tour.


Is there any possibility to add / remove tourist places in this Lucknow sightseeing tour?

Ideally, no. However guests can check if it’s possible to customize the tour with the above listed Lucknow cab vendors before booking the trip. Additional charges might apply.

In places like Lucknow, tradition and modernization coexist side by side without one taking the upper hand. The distinctive nature of this bustling city is a result of this unusual balance. If you wish to witness one of the pivotal moments in Indian freedom and rich legacy in one area, you must plan a one day Lucknow local sightseeing tour by private cab. It allows you to spend enough time at tourist attractions. A private cab makes the trip convenient for you and your loved ones without worrying about local transport.


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