Tornos is a tour company that owes its success to Lucknow, thus it presents a resource site to tell the world about this beautiful, but forgotten city. Our
endeavour is to project this northern Indian city that gave us immense support, love and courage in our start-up days.
We learn some secret recipes from the Awadhi menu and finally move to the dining hall where our host himself serves us with Awadhi delicacies on the floor setting called ‘Dastarkhwan’. more...
& Victorian Walk
We take you into the lanes and by-lanes of Chowk, exploring the unexplored.
We take you into the bygone era, that is a world unto itself.
on Heritage Walk...
era was known for its style and
grandeur. Lucknow too was
greatly influenced by this in
its own way. Check-out
Evening Culinary Delight
When in Lucknow, you ought to indulge in sinful act of eating the rich Awadhi Cuisine at the roadside eateries that promise a taste that one can not imagine in the up-market restaurants of Lucknow or outside. We at Tornos have planned a Culinary Tour of Lucknow by hand-picking just the best for you. more...
Victorian Tea Party
You are served tea in a perfect British style. The setting is so British and the ambience breathtaking, to top it all you have an option to chat with the local aristocratic families that include a fair number of Anglo-Indian community. more...
Mango Orchard Sojourn
Just 30 km from Lucknow is Malihabad - the mango belt of Lucknow. We take you to experience this unique mango lifestyle of countryside, where mangoes are a way of life, the belt smells of mangoes and we sit down under the trees on a jute cot to savour the fresh fruits from the tree, cooled in a water bucket.
Meals on Wheels
How about a well-spread hot lunch when you are on the move, traveling from Lucknow to another city, passing by the lush green countryside, shady trees and farm lands. Full Indian Menu laid exclusively for you with the choicest spirits served on board.
We take you on a rooftop, where you learn the art of flying kites and winning the match. You learn the vernacular dictum of this game and indulge in a real match. Kite flying enthusiasts of the city gather at one place and mesmerize you with old anecdotes connected to kite-flying. more...
Set amidst an ethnic village, under the thatched roof on a ‘charpoy’ sing the villagers to the tune of ‘dhol’, ‘majeera’ & ‘dhapli’, with the tune a woman weaves a basket and the potter shapes his dreams into reality on the moving wheel; all this and more is coupled with ethnic cuisine prepared by the native villagers. more...
Colourful Dhobi Ghat
spend their lives trying to
break a huge rock with a flimsy
piece of cloth" It is rather so true to the Indian washer man who rhythmically beats clothes on the rocks placed on the river banks to clean them and reach your wardrobe. Washer-men colour the banks of river Gomti.
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Below To Reach Our Garhwal Himalayas
The Garhwal Himalayas -
We are now in Haridwar / Rishikesh too.
Tourist Handling Services available at our
own office in Haridwar. More....
or Chappiya (or often spelt as Chapiya) is
a village inGonda
the state ofUttar
50 km from district headquarter Gonda
and 40 kilometers from the major city ofAyodhya.
singular claim to fame is as the birthplace
The Tornos Studio
Tornos Studio - where we stream live talks through our website and stock the finest collection of books based on Lucknow and Indian Mutiny.
Here To Watch an Introductory Video of The Tornos Studio)
The access to our Studio is absolutely free and we rather welcome researchers, scholars and guests to visit the Tornos Studio by prior appointment. Enjoy your evening tea with us and discuss Lucknow or just watch some interesting documentary film. CLICK HERE
The Tornos Club
CLUBS At Tornos. We are now open to
likeminded locals, who wish to share, learn
and contribute experiences. more....
Outsource your travel
process to us & have an envied brand...
Book 3 nights get 4th night Free - Hotel
Lineage, Continental & Maple Leaf &
Deep Palace. Also get free arrival transfers from Lucknow Airport.
Book Coquina for lunch and get free hotel
pick-up and drop.
Best price for FOREX at
Tornos. Call: 0522-2349472. Also check with
us for Traveller's Cheques.
Now get medical
insurance, when traveling on any domestic
package within India - Valid for Indian
Nationals. Check with us on 0522-2346965
Buy 2 return air-tickets from us any airline and get a free one way transfer in Lucknow.
Buy a book on The Residency
One of the finest books on The Lucknow Residency by: Dr.Fonia (This book is only available through us - not on book stalls) Just Rs
250 including postage. A great book to know
about the Lucknow uprising and The Lucknow
Residency - an insider's view. To buy please
go to our contact page and send us an e-mail.
Revisit The Events
We take you on a
remembrance tour of 1857, visiting the places
in India that burned during the sepoy rebellion.
Families in British
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Read Lucknow in....
Read Rosie Llewellyn
Jones on Lucknow....
Buy the books on Lucknow
by most celebrated Author, who has spent
more than half her life researching the
glory of this city. British by birth - but
Lucknow's own daughter.
This month: 'Churches
in Lucknow' Lucknow has the distinction of having the first English church in Northern India and the third in the country, if 1810 as the year of erection of St. Mary's Church in the British Residency, mentioned by Sidney Hay in Historic Lucknow (first published in 1939) as well as Philip Davies in his Guide to Monuments of India, is correct..
Featured Recipe from
Nawab's Awadhi Kitchen
We bring you a
traditional and an essential recipe from
Awadhi Dastarkhwan, 'Murg Awadhi Korma'. Try this
recipe and write to us your
experience. Should you have any difficulty in making
this, do let us know and we will send you an
explanation directly from the Chef. You can win a free trip to Lucknow for two.
We have now introduced an
Exclusive Page for EDUTAINMENT,
to post some exciting videos on Lucknow, its
culture, cuisine, craft and people. We would
love to hear from you if you come across any new
video on Lucknow and want us to include it on this
page. CLICK HERE...