52 tourist places to visit near Kanpur.

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Hotels in Nainital

Nainital

5.8/7
684 Hotels

8 hours from
Kanpur
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The city of lakes is a must visit destination for all the nature lovers. On the first d...

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Hotels in Mathura

Mathura

5.5/7
214 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Kanpur
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I had been to Mathura by train in the month of December 2016. Mathura is a must-visit d...

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Hotels in Khajuraho

Khajuraho

5.9/7
79 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Khajuraho is a world famous heritage site. And it's famous for it's sculpture artwork o...

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Hotels in Bareilly

Bareilly

5.6/7
111 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Kanpur
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City Bareilly is a small city but rich hearted people resides here. City acquires many ...

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Hotels in Vrindavan

Vrindavan

5.8/7
75 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Kanpur
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We have visited Vrindavan many times but since our last visit almost 5 years ago, We fo...

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Hotels in Dudhwa

Dudhwa

5.7/7
4 Hotels

4 hours from
Kanpur
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Hotels in Jhansi

Jhansi

5.5/7
81 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Kanpur
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History of Jhansi Jhansi is a historical city located in the Jhansi district of Bundelk...

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Hotels in Orchha

Orchha

6.0/7
41 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Orchha is small historical town used to be the Capital of Bundelkhand. The time has lef...

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Hotels in Chitrakoot

Chitrakoot

6.0/7
23 Hotels

3.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Good place to visit. God's Land. Many beautiful places and places to visit. Its the lan...

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Hotels in Rae Bareli

Rae Bareli

5.2/7
8 Hotels

2.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Rae-Bareli is a city as well as a municipal district in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It ...

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Hotels in Ayodhya

Ayodhya

5.6/7
21 Hotels

4 hours from
Kanpur
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It is very good and very sacred and spiritual place. There are more temple. There sariy...

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Hotels in Dholpur

Dholpur

5.4/7
19 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Dholpur is a famous holiday destination in the state of Rajasthan, which is popularly k...

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Hotels in Satna

Satna

5.7/7
45 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Hotels in Bhimtal

Bhimtal

5.7/7
92 Hotels

8 hours from
Kanpur
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Bhimtal is best place to visit Nainital and near by places. Small hill town to feel pie...

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Hotels in Pilibhit

Pilibhit

5.3/7
11 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Pilibhit is located along the boders of Nepal, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The distr...

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Hotels in Panna

Panna

5.5/7
16 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Panna is primarily a wildlife destination thanks to the majestic Panna National Park wh...

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Hotels in Bharatpur

Bharatpur

5.5/7
96 Hotels

5.5 hours from
Kanpur
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I had been to Bharatpur by road in the month of November 2016. Bharatpur is a must-visi...

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Hotels in Rudrapur

Rudrapur

5.6/7
110 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Kanpur
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The city of Rudrapur is situated in the the Great Himalayas, in Udham Singh Nagar Distr...

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Hotels in Basti

Basti

5.3/7
18 Hotels

5 hours from
Kanpur
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The town of Basti is situated in the Basti District of Uttar Pradesh. This town was ori...

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Hotels in Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur

5.4/7
81 Hotels

6 hours from
Kanpur
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I had been to Gorakhpur by train in the month of December 2016. Gorakhpur is a must-vis...

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Hotels in Tanakpur

Tanakpur

5.4/7
4 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Tanakpur is a town situated in the Champawat District of Uttarakhand. It is located on ...

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Hotels in Moradabad

Moradabad

5.8/7
57 Hotels

7 hours from
Kanpur
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Moradabad is a city located towards the western part of Moradabad District of Uttar Pra...

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Hotels in Shivpuri

Shivpuri

5.8/7
22 Hotels

4.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Shivpuri is a historical town in the northern part of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The ...

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Hotels in Rewa

Rewa

5.7/7
30 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Rewa is also known as the birthplace of the white tiger species known as the Bengal ti...

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Hotels in Mukteshwar

Mukteshwar

6.1/7
84 Hotels

9 hours from
Kanpur
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Mukteshwar is beautiful place between the laps of mountains? Situated 40 km away from N...

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Hotels in Bandhavgarh

Bandhavgarh

6.0/7
67 Hotels

8.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Our trip to Bandhavgarh in May 2008 was the first step of the never ending journey of D...

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Hotels in Naukuchiatal

Naukuchiatal

5.9/7
21 Hotels

8 hours from
Kanpur
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Naukuchiatal - as the name signifies - is a beautiful lake having Nine corners. We pref...

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Hotels in Mallital

Mallital

5.8/7
31 Hotels

7.5 hours from
Kanpur
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Mallital is the upper end of the hill station of Nainital, which is located in the Nain...

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Hotels in Pantnagar

Pantnagar

5.5/7
2 Hotels

6.5 hours from
Kanpur
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About Pantnagar Tourism Pantnagar is situated in Udham Singh Nagar District of Uttarakh...

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Hotels in Sattal

Sattal

5.9/7
10 Hotels

8 hours from
Kanpur
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Sattal is a tiny little nondescript town about 20 Kms before Nainital. It's a perfect g...

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Kanpur Weekend Getaways and Tourist Places to Visit

Go to tourist places to see in kanpur

One of the biggest industrial cities of Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur is located close to many tourist places which are only a short distance away, making them perfect weekend getaways from the city. Here is a compiled list of tourist destinations near Kanpur where you can relax and rejuvenate with closed ones during holidays.

Places to see within 100 kms

An ideal weekend getaway from Kanpur is Lucknow located at a distance of about 90 kms. Situated on the banks of river Gomti, Lucknow is home to various historical monuments, architectural wonders and cuisines. Most tourist attractions in Lucknow relate to the Mughal era. Chotta Imambara and Bada Imambara are impressive old monuments to visit. A Guide will be a big help to appreciate these places. A visit to Lucknow is incomplete without tasting their famous ‘kebabs’.

Tourist places within 200 kms

Chitrakoot is another weekend getaway near Kanpur in the state of Madhya Pradesh about 199 kms by road. It is a town of historical and religious prominence. Chitrakoot
Dham is one of the holy places in India and it is thought to be the abode of Lord Rama during his exile. The widest waterfall of India is here at 95 ft. and is called the ‘Niagara of India’. Various lively fairs are organized in Chitrakoot during festivals or different occasions worth visiting with family.

An interesting place among Kanpur nearby places is Rae Bareli, situated at a distance of about 140 kms by road. Shaheed Smarak, a peaceful retreat on the banks of Sai river is a must visit. Apart from its political and rich history, there are many things to do and see in Rae Bareli. Samaspur Bird Sanctuary, home to hundreds of species of birds and other animals, is one of the famous attractions worth visiting on weekends.

Weekend getaways near Kanpur are incomplete without going to Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh, located about 200 kms by road. The Kandariya Mahadeva Temple, Lakshmana Temple and Chaturbhuj Temple are the most popular temples here which portray some of the finest art in the country. The erotic sculptures on the temples, however, bring a lot of tourists.

Places to visit within 300 kms

Kanpur getaways help you attain salvation by a visit to the city of Allahabad, located at a distance of 212 kms. A dip in the ‘Triveni Sangam’ which is the confluence of the three rivers, the Ganga, the Yamuna and the mythical Saraswathi is considered holy. Kumbh Mela, which comes once every twelve years is a mass Hindu pilgrimage at Allahabad. The best months to visit Allahabad is from November to March as the temperature remains hot during the rest of the months.

Weekend getaways near Kanpur adds a bit of romance by your trip to Agra, located 278 kms away. The Taj Mahal needs no introduction as a symbol of eternal love, which is loved by Indians as well as international tourists. You can click photos here to make your journey memorable. There are other forts and tombs which can be visited depending upon one’s interest such as Akbar’s Tomb, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra Fort. The Government Museum at Agra is an interesting archaeological museum founded in 1874. Agra forms the Golden Triangle of along with Jaipur and Delhiand is best visited from October to March because of its pleasant weather.

Gwalior, located at a distance of about 266 kms is one of the famous cities in Madhya Pradesh with number of places to visit during weekends. If you are a history lover, Pawaya is a must visit location. The Scindia Museum and Gwalior Fort are famous among tourists. The city is also an educational hub with Scindia School situated inside the Gwalior Fort. Some tourist attractions here include Suraj Kund, Man Singh Palace, Phool Bagh and Jai Vilas Palace. The Tansen music festival organised every year is also popular among travellers visiting Gwalior.

Orchha is located at a distance of 234 kms by road and is a perfect weekend getaway from Kanpur for history lovers. The town steeped in history, is popular for various temples and palaces built during 16th and 17th centuries. Monuments here retain the historic touch which offers visitors an insight into rich past. Orchha fort complex is another major attraction on this small town. The location of Orchha is picturesque with lush greenery all around, making it perfect for tourists to click photos.

Other weekend getaways around Kanpur

Varanasi is a fitting finale to Kanpur weekend getaways at 331 kms by road. The eighty-seven ghats ideally viewed by a boat ride on the Ganges is mesmerising especially early in the morning. The Kashi Viswanath Temple is the most holy of Hindu Shaivite sites. For the enterprising, river rafting on the Ganges and yoga are other areas of interest. Varanasi has many sightseeing places to enjoy like Ram Nagar Fort, Gurdwara Guru Ka Bagh, Deer Park or Zoo and Sarnath.

Mathura, the birthplace of Lord Krishna, at 334 kms from Kanpur is a must visit. There are many small and big temples in Mathura. The birthplace of Lord Krishna is also known for various fairs and festivals, held on different occasions. Tourist attractions in Mathura range from museums, historical monuments and galleries.



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