Arrival Karachi. Check in at Hotel. Afternoon of
leisure. Overnight in Karachi.
City tour to Karachi - tour includes visit to the
Karachi Museum and visit to the Mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam as well as a
drive around Clifton beaches. In the afternoon, a tour of the shopping
centres is arranged. Alternates available to the Shopping Centres:
- Trip to the Beaches
- Crab Fishing in the Karachi harbor.
Overnight at Karachi.
Morning flight to Mohenjodaro to see the ruins of the
Indus Valley civilization which date back to 5000 years. Late afternoon
return to Karachi. Overnight at Karachi.
Depart for Chokundi Tombs, Banbhore and Thatta by
road Thatta has the largest necropolis in the world with beautifully
engraved sandstone on the graves - excellent specimens of art motifs -
enroute visit Halijee Lake (in winter this lake is one of Asia's biggest
water fowl sanctuaries). Lunch at PTDC Keenjhar Lake Resort. Overnight
at PTDC Keenjhar Lake Resort.
Early morning departure by road for Karachi airport
to take flight for Lahore, arrival at Lahore and check in at Hotel.
Afternoon city tour of the great Moghal city. Tour includes visit to
Shalimar Gardens and the Lahore Museum. Overnight in Hotel.
Full day sight seeing of Lahore. Tour includes a
visit to Badshahi Mosque and the Lahore Fort as well as Jehangir's
Mausoleum and Noor Jehan's tomb. Jehangir's Mausoleum is a perfect
specimen of great Moghul architecture. In the afternoon visit Wazir Khan
Mosque inside the Delhi Gate and a tour of Anarkali Bazaar via fort.
Overnight stay in Lahore.
Early morning flight for Rawalpindi. Check in at
Hotel. Afternoon city tour of Rawalpindi/Islamabad. Tour includes the
exciting new Capital of Pakistan and the low hills of Margalla where
spectacular views of the twin cities are available. Overnight in Hotel.
Departure by coach to Taxila en route to Peshawar.
Visit Taxila Museum and Buddhist sites of importance. Continue to
Peshawar. Arrival at Peshawar. Check in at Hotel. Afternoon tour of the
great Peshawar city. Tour includes visit to Qissa Khawani Bazaar, also
known as the street of storytellers. Overnight in Peshawar.
Tour of famous Khyber Pass through which marched all
the great conquerors into Indo-Pak plains (in case Khyber Pass can not
be visited then a tour of Peshawar and its environs will be arranged).
Overnight in Peshawar.
Departure by coach for Swat en route stop at
Takht-i-Bahi which is an ancient Buddhist monastery dating back 540 A.D.
Check in at Swat Serena Hotel. Afternoon visit to Swat Museum. Overnight
in Swat Hotel.
Departure for Kalam. Lunch at Kalam. Group returns to
Miandam. Afternoon tea at Miandam and back to Saidu Sharif for
Departure by coach over Shangla Pass to Besham and
onwards to Gilgit with packed lunches. Afternoon visit to Shatial and
Chillas to see the rock carvings. Overnight in Gilgit.
Departure for Hunza. Sightseeing all along the route
which is surrounded by some of the tallest mountains in the world and
dominated by the Rakaposhi Peak. Hunza is itself known for the longevity
of the residents. Group visits famous forts and reaches Gulmit village
in the evening. Overnight in Gulmit.
Full day at leisure to explore this quaint little
village which has an incredible "original" little museum, a typical polo
field and a school. Overnight in Gulmit.
Departure for Gilgit. Afternoon, witness polo match
especially arranged for the group. Polo originated in Gilgit and is
found there in its roughest form still.
Day trip to Naltar with packed lunches. Overnight in
Flight for Rawalpindi. In case of bad weather the
group will drive down to Rawalpindi. Should the flight operate, group
will check in at hotel. Afternoon free for shopping. Overnight in
Departure for Murree. Will check in Cecil's Hotel
Murree. Remaining part of the day at leisure.
Departure for Rawalpindi, to catch flight for Quetta.
Reach Quetta. Aftenoon, tour of Quetta. Overnight in Quetta.
Full day visit to Ziarat. Overnight at PTDC Complex,
Ziarat. Ziarat is known for its juniper forests and its extremely lovely
Departure for Quetta to catch the flight for Karachi
for onward destination.