SOLO Bike Ride To Lucknow – City of Nawabs

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"Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety." - Shakespeare.

This quote perfectly fits Lucknow. What a city, what charm, really awesome.

Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The City of Nawabs, The Golden City of the East, Shiraz-I-Hind e.t.c like so many names relevant to this city.

My solo bike trip to Lucknow from Delhi :-

Hello everyone, I am here again with my next solo road trip experience and with great memories.

This time I was in Lucknow.

My journey :-

Started late night from Delhi around 09:00 PM and quickly reached NH-2 via DND flyover.Night was dark.. :) cold chilled Wind was passing through bones but entire body was warm.. :)Bike was on 80-100 K Mph speed and was running toward Agra . This time bike was Pulsar 180 CC. like a monster on the road..

Reached Agra after 4 hrs approx journey ,Take some 20-30 mins rest at Manoj Dhaba.. food was cheap and best .Night was dusky ,really cold but Agra was looking so beautiful stunning in night . Due to some festival market was decorated with light.

Again Started from Agra my next stop was Kanpur.

Reached Kanpur early morning .This journey was too long but pleasant. Reached Kanpur at early morning . I was shivering with cold so i was looking for Tea badly. After 5-10 min. investigating luckily got a dhaba where I took 2 cup of ginger tea.. Really refreshing feel like alive and warm from inside.

After that start my bike last time with dedication to hit Lucknow finally.

Reached at Lucknow around 07:00 AM morning .City was busy with morning activities . After take some rest , I was feeling hungry so directly went to Lucknow Chowk Bazar there street food was ready to serve with Lucknowi Tea.. really cheap in price but awesome in taste.. I ate Chat, Chicken tikka and Suraj ki Kiran (A sweet dish which was made by milk and dry fruits.) Total cost me 95 Rs/- only.

After quick breakfast I explored Lucknow city like Bara ImamBada, Hajratganj, Chota Imambara, Sheesh Mahal, British Residency, and all.


1) Distance between Delhi to Lucknow:- Approx 550Kms

Routes and stops and time taken :-

Routes which i took :-

1) NH2 till Kanpur 2) NH25 from Kanpur to Lucknow

Time taken by me (as approximately no need to start calculate and blame me that I gave you wrong information :) :) :) )

1) Delhi to Agra :- 230 Km :- 4 hrs 3) Agra to Kanpur :- 280 km :- 4:30 hrs4) Kanpur to Lucknow :- 90 Km :- 1:30 hrs.

Road conditions:- Really good,wide, and smooth road. Little bit road was under construction between Agra to Kanpur but over all riding experience was great.

Total Time :- overall 9 - 9:30 Hrs.

3) Best time to visit :- September to March ; I was there in December and It was awesome.

4) Trip cost :- 2000/- INR (Petrol) , 600 /- INR (In Route Food) , 95 /- INR (morning breakfast in Lucknow), 1000 /- INR (Random expence not able to recall now.) So, TOTAL :- 3695 /- INR

5) Trip duration :- 2N/1D

So enjoy your time.. Please visit this place once and then you will definitely fall in love with LUCKNOW.

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Photo of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India by Nandan Priyadarshi

The Bara Imambara was built in the year 1784 by the fourth Nawab of Awadh known as Asaf-ud-Daula.The Bara Imambara of Lucknow is one of the most famous monuments of this place. It is also called Asfi Imambara

Photo of Bara Imambara, Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, India by Nandan Priyadarshi

It is also know as Bara Imambara. There are 1000 doors in which 500 doors are act as dummy that's why it is termed as BHOOL BHULAIYAA also.. really a great architecture.

Photo of Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Machchhi Bhavan, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003, India by Nandan Priyadarshi

City of students in simple words. Reached Kanpur and saw everywhere students of different age gathers and enjoying in their own way..

Photo of Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India by Nandan Priyadarshi

The British Residency was the place that served as a refuge for approximately 3000 British inhabitants during the time of the uprising of 1857. Lucknow was center of all British activities during the siege and the Residency became the monopolistic center of the British for almost 90 days.

Photo of The Residency, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India by Nandan Priyadarshi

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