16 Days Pakistan History & Deep Cultural Tour
Tour Itinerary 1
TOUR ITINERARY Option 2
Day 01 Meet on arrival Karachi transfer to Hotel. Afternoon city tour. Overnight at Hotel
Day 02 Morning check out from hotel drive to Hyderabad via Chaukundi, Banbhore, Makli, Shahjehan mosque and Thatta Overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Drive to Larkana via Rani Kot world's largest fort and Sehwan Sufi Shrine, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 Morning Excursion to Moen Jo Daro Afternoon Drive to Sukkur take overnight train to Lahore overnight onboard the train.
Day 05 Full Day tour of Lahore, Visit the Lahore fort, Badshahi mosque, Anarkali bazaar, Wazir Khan mosque and Shalimar garden Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 Drive to Islamabad enroute visit Rohtas fort world heritage site Overnight at hotel
Day 07 Drive to Besham enroute visit Taxila the cradle of Buddhisam where all the rules of Buddhisam were made Overnight at PTDC motel.
Day 08 Drive to Gilgit on Karakorum highway great views of Himalayas and Hinduraj mountains also see Nanga parbat the worlds 9th highest mountain and stop at Buddhist rock drawings from 4th to 8th century. Overnight Hotel.
Day 09 Drive to Hunza thru the spectacular Karakorum highway stop at several points for pictures to see the Rakaposhi 27th highest in the world Overnight at hotel in Hunza
Day 10 Full day in Hunza Excursion to Khunjerab pass Pakistan China Border at 16000 feet above sea level overnight at hotel
Day 11 Morning excursion to Nagar and hoper villages afternoon Drive to Chilas overnight at Hotel.
Day 12 Drive to Swat via Shangla pass Overnight at Hotel
Day 13 Morning Tour of Saidu Sharief visit the Butkara stupa and Swat museum afternoon visit the upper Swat villages of Madyan and Bahrain Overnight at hotel in Swat.
Day 14 Drive to Peshawar via Takht Bahi monetary a USESCO World heritage site, afternoon tour of Peshawar overnight at hotel.
Day 15 Drive to Islamabad overnight at hotel
Day 16 Transfer to airport for flight to home
Cost based on 2 & 3 star hotels combination as under
Karachi Mehran hotel, Hyderabad Executive Guest house, Larkana Green Palace hotel, Lahore Meraj Hotel , Besham PTDC, Gilgit PTDC, Hunza PTDC, Chilas Panorama hotel, Swat PTDC motel and Islamabad Ornate hotel
Cost : US$ 1780.00 Per person Based on Double occupancy bed & breakfast All tours transfer and English speaking Guide. Minimum 2 people required.
Cost based on 4 & 5 star hotels combination as under
Karachi Pearl Continental, Hyderabad Indus Hotel, Larkana Sambara Inn hotel, Lahore Pearl Continental, Besham PTDC, Gilgit Serena Hotel, Hunza Serena Hotel, Chilas Shangri-la hotel, Swat Serena and Islamabad Marriott
Cost : US$ 2890.00 Per person Based on Double occupancy bed & breakfast All tours transfer and English speaking Guide. Minimum 2 people required.
Cost Includes:- All government taxes, hotels, tours transfers daily breakfast and professional English speaking guide, All entrance fees at sites and museums, toll taxes, permissions etc.
Cost Does not Include: Airfare Airport taxes, tips laundry, Lunch Dinner, Mineral water, and any other expanses of personal nature.
Glimpses Of Heritage
An insightful journey across Pakistan along its best-kept secrets is an unforgettable experience. The tour right from the beginning in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan till the end in Karachi, Pakistan’s financial capital will give you an understanding of how the magnificent ancient civilizations – Indus and Gandhara flourished along the Indus River, what made the invaders invade it, why Sufis made it their home, how the emperors established their huge empires right from Mughals of Persia to British in Europe. Throughout the tour, you will be mesmerized with its magnificent archaeological sites like Taxila, home to some important remains of Ghandhara Civilization. Steeped deep in history, the excavations at Taxila take you back 2,500 years into the world of Buddha. It is here that you find endless images of Buddha. En-route to Lahore, we will visit Katas Temple, a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva and Khewra Salt Mines, which is the second largest, salt mine in the world and the oldest in the sub-continent. The rich & stunning cultures in Lahore to feast our eyes with beautiful Badshahi Mosque, Badshahi Fort, Lahore Museum, Shahi Hammam, Wazir Khan Mosque, Shalimar Gardens etc., The visit to Wagah border to witness flag-lowering ceremony is yet another experience.
Mohenjo Daro, an impressive and well-preserved archaeological site of Indus Valley Civilization, which was worlds’ well-developed ancient culture. The findings suggest a sophisticated agriculture system, where trade was conducted in real financial management system with other civilizations, beautiful art speaks of their way of life, baked bricked buildings provide an impressive vista of urban architecture; drains ad wells tells their height of engineering, overall an impressive society that had developed a complete living system of their own. Chaukandi tombs form an early Islamic cemetery is remarkable for their elaborate sandstone carvings, tombs and mausoleums will make your trip worthwhile. In short, every city, town and village throughout the tour that we will visit has a thrilling story of its own. With a history of over thousands of years, the land has witnessed rise and fall of dynasties and it made invaders fought for the control of the land, our Pakistan Heritage is a spectacular journey along with the history with a breathtaking landscape
Best time to visit:October to March