Visit Distillary Kannauj

No other fragrance in the world can substitute the sweet smell of labor in traditional attar perfumes that are been produced in Kannauj, the perfume capital of India from ages.

After a down time in last decade when chemicals & paraffin-based perfumes outperformed the natural fragrances market, the recent trend shift towards organic has once again put the natural attar and essential oils in winning position.

Walking through the routes of Kannauj, you can find crumbling old perfume houses here and there. Attar making has been a heritage for localities of Kannauj.

The traditional Deg-Bhapka method of attar making practiced even today which is the beauty of labors in Kannauj that attracts many perfume enthusiasts.

Kannauj Attar Unit Location – Kannauj (U.P.)



How to Reach Kannauj?

Situated in the middle of Uttar Pradesh, the most convenient way to reach Kananuj is to fly to Lucknow. Kannauj lies about 130 kilometers from Lucknow, about one hours’ drive via Lucknow-Delhi Expressway.

Nearest Airports from Kannauj:

Kanpur Airport – 76 Km, 2 hours drive via GT road

Amausi Airport, Lucknow – 130 km, 1 hour drive via Delhi-Lucknow Express way.

Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi – 425 Km, 5-6 hour via Delhi-Lucknow Expressway

When to go

If you want to visit Distilleries in Kannauj, March-April is the ideal as it is the season when the production of some of the most demanding attars is processed in distilleries. Avoid December & January as this is the off-season and you might end-up witnessing the production of only a few fragrances like Musk & Heena.

How to Schedule A Visit to Distillery? What are some options?

Travelling Kannauj from overseas countries in Europe, USA, Australia or Middle East? We can help you and enrich your experience of witnessing live production process of attars, essential oils & other natural fragrances.

This is a chargeable service in which we take care of your complete trip to Kannauj including accommodation, Arranging visit to distilleries, also optional pickup and drop facility from airport.

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