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Cheap flights to Kanpur, India

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Kanpur (Buntskanpur, Feb 2009)

Arriving in Kanpur, India

Cheap flights to Kanpur, India are very limited, but Kanpur flights landing in the city can be made more affordable by taking the route of the seasoned traveller. Experienced tourists elect to land in either Delhi o,r better yet, the nearby city of Lucknow and then taking a short flight on Air India to Kanpur. Lucknow is approximately 70 kilometres from Kanpur and is a hub for connecting flights to most of India and the Middle East.

If you are travelling in the winter months, be aware that delays due to fog are common. Fog affects all forms of transportation in the region. It is also recommended that if you have any special arrangements for your arrival prior to your initial departure.

Getting Around Kanpur, India

One of the biggest benefits of Kanpur’s location is it's location on the country’s main railway. Getting around by train is feasible as Kanpur has five main railway stations. An alternative to the train is the Kanpur Metropolitan Bus Service, which offers travellers an inexpensive air-conditioned bus ride to just about anywhere in the city.

In addition to the train and bus service, Kanpur has the added transportation service of auto rickshaws, cycle rickshaws, and car taxis. The auto rickshaw is by far the least expensive mode of transportation, although the cost may translate into a less comfortable ride. Cycle rickshaws are convenient, but be sure to set the rate before taking the ride as there are no standard fares. Finally, all traditional taxis are private and usually available through services or hotel concierges.

Main Attractions in Kanpur, India

Those cheap tickets to Kanpur, India are going to allow you a bigger budget for sightseeing, is the Shri Radha Krishna Temple, one of the must see monuments in Kanpur. Statues of Lords, murals, and an illuminated tower are just some of the highlights one can find in this beautiful location. 

Aside from the traditional local architecture, Kanpur offers the family several amusement parks that include: the Mickey House, Jungle Water Park, Sport Village, and Allen Forest Zoo. The Allen Forest Zoo for example is set in a natural area, full of lush green plants and naturally kept animals. Prices are set to be affordable, but contact the individual parks for their current rates and hours.

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in Kanpur, India

Cheap airfares won’t just benefit your sightseeing adventures, they also give you the added funds to explore some great shopping, dining, and nightlife opportunities. For starters, Kanpur has some of the best deals on leather items, wholesale clothing, and other unique items like handcrafted jewellery, a great way to spend all the extra money saved on your Kanpur flights. Meston Road, Naveen Market, Lal Bangla, and Sisamau are some of Kanpur’s best shopping spots.

For those looking for a great chat shop, Kanpur is full of options. Some of the best include Hatia Bazar, Dubey Ji, and Moti Rave. For those looking for a little nightlife, there are several pubs in the new malls and in or around the Landmark Hotel. One native indulgence that can be found all over Kanpur is called mufarra, a local treat praised for its ability to cool you down during a hot day. Cheap flights to Kanpur give visitors an opportunity to enjoy the many sightseeing and shopping opportunities.

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