Travel to Gorakhpur


Gorakhpur Tourism



Gorakhpur travel is a fascinating experience with a host of tourist attractions and entertainment opportunities. Gorakhpur is a district in the state of Uttar Pradesh lying 265 kilometers east of the state capital Lucknow. The rivers Rapti and Rohini flow by the land of Gorakhpur.

Gorakhpur is well connected with all the major Indian cities by rail and road network. The tourists can travel Gorakhpur by availing the National Highway 28 and National Highway 29. The tourists from a number of nearby cities like Varanasi, Lucknow, Allahabad, Delhi, Agra, Mumbai can take these routes to reach Gorakhpur. There are a number of direct trains communicating between Gorakhpur and cities like Lucknow, Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Kanpur. Apart from the rail and roadways, the tourists can opt for airways for the Gorakhpur travel. The airport of Gorakhpur is located at a distance of 8 kilometer from the heart of the city. The regular flights to Gorakhpur are available from Kolkata, Lucknow, Varanasi, Delhi.

Some of the places of tourist interests in Gorakhpur include Gorakhnath Temple, Gita Vatika, Arogya Mandir, Gita Press. Gorakhpur also offers wide array of entertainment opportunities in the form of parks, theaters, sporting activities and auditoriums. Kusumhi Vinod Van, Indira Bal Vihar, Premchand Park, Govt. Whee-Park, Nehru Entertainment Park and Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park are few of the parks in the city to attract a large number of tourists.

How to Reach Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur, known for its medieval grandeur is located in the eastern pat of the state of Uttar Pradesh.It is also an important junction for Indian tourists heading for Nepal because it has a border with Nepal.

By Air

Gorakhpur airport, which is 8kms from the citycentre, is connected by air with Delhi, Varanasi, Lucknow and Kolkata.

By Rail

Direct trains connect Gorakhpur to Mumbai, Delhi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi and other major Indian cities.

By Road

Gorakhpur lies on the National highway, which connects it to the cities of Uttar Pradesh and other major Indian cities. The distances between Gorakhpur and some important Indian cities are Lucknow (276 km), Varanasi (231 km), Allahabad (139 km), Agra (624 km) Delhi (783km) and Mumbai (1690 km).

Distance to Gorakhpur
  • From delhi - 763 KM
  • From lucknow - 266 KM
  • From patna - 371 KM
  • From mumbai - 1631 KM
  • From varanasi - 212 KM
Gorakhpur Distance Chart

Shopping in Gorakhpur

Shopping in Gorakhpur has a medieval charm. This is reflected in the traditional wares in the markets of Gorakhpur.

Gorakhpur is almost synonymous with ornately decorated terracotta horses .In fact Gorakhpur has been reviving this age old art of terracotta sculptures. In Gorakhpur you can buy Chikankari, handmade embroidery depicting intricate patterns.

Places to Visit in Gorakhpur

  • Gorakhnath Temple
  • Gorakhnath Temple
  • Arogya Mandir
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Last Updated on 10 September 2013