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Tourism Circuits in Uttar Pradesh

Getting to explore a vast state like Uttar Pradesh is much easier with the well-defined circuits as per the visitors’ choice. These Circuits include places of common interest which can be covered by a traveller through a planned itinerary.

All Circuits have well-planned infrastructure for the traveller and an astounding mix of sights from culture, nature and history.

All the travellers need to do is to pack their luggage and explore Uttar Pradesh in all its glory. The main 7 Tourist Circuits have been identified. These are:

Buddhist Circuit :
Kapilvastu/Kaushambi / Kushinagar/ Sankisa / Sarnath/ Sravasti This Circuit has exclusive itinerary for Buddhist Pilgrimage and major Buddhist Sites of ancient periods. These sites include places associated with Buddha and places where art, sculpture and architecture of Buddhist period have been found.

Bundelkhand Circuit :
Bithoor, Chitrakoot, Jhansi, Kalinjar and Mahoba This circuit include all the areas that have been recognised under Bundelkhand Region of Uttar Pradesh. This circuit have all kinds of tourist places from ancient, medieval, modern to nature, wildlife and adventure tourism.

Braj Circuit:
Agra, Mathura, Vrindavan This circuit has all the areas that are called Braj Bhoomi i.e. places associated with Lord Krishna and his times.

Awadh Circuit :
Lucknow, Dewa Sharif, Naimisharanya, Ayodhya, Faizabad This circuit includes places that are mainly recognised with Lord Rama and his life events. This circuit has great cultural value for Hindus and Muslim as it has many sites that are testimony to Hindu-Muslim unity.

Vindhya-Varanasi Circuit :
Varanasi, Chunar, Vindhyachal This circuit too have places of pilgrimage, adventure tourism and festivals. Especially Varanasi is a place of assimilation of many cultures.

Wild Life-Eco tourism Circuit :
Dudhwa, Pilibhit, Katarniaghat This Circuit have all the places that have rich bio-diversity and dense forests of Terai Region of Uttar Pradesh. Many wildlife sanctuaries and national parks for animal and wildlife conservation have been created in this circuit and planned to be created.

Adventure Tourism Circuit :
This Circuit is less developed as it needs more investment for further development. It is the circuit which have highest potential for development. This circuit have all the water sports, rock climbing, parasailing and much more to explore.

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