PLAN A TRIP FOR 24 DYS - HISTORICAL TRIP
Day 1. Transfer from the airport to the hotel, afternoon visit to Islamabad: Faisal Mosque, Marghala Hills (Daman e koh), dinner at Des Perdes,
Monal or Aylanto
Day 2. Visit atraction of Rawalpindi: Raja Bazaar, Murree Road, and Islamabad Shakar Pariah Hills, Pakistan Monument Museum and heritage Lok
Day 3. Full day visit to Taxila. At Taxila, famous capital of Buddhists, we will visit Jaulian Monastery and Archaeological Museum.
Day 4. Visit to Muree and Nathia Gali
We visit the famous summer and winter hill resorts of Punjab and NWFP. At the time of British Raj these hill stations were selected as areas to develop, in order to beat the scorching heat of plains and to serve as summer office places.
Day 5. Drive and full day visit to Ayubia National Park, transfer to Muzaffarabad for over night stay
Day 6. After visit Red Fort in Muzaffarabad transfer to Saidu Sharif, capital of Swat Valley (Switzerland of Pakistan)
Day 7. Full day trip to Kalam, upper valley of Swat Valley, evening return to Saidu Sharif
Day 8. Visiting Swat Museum and Butkara site in Saidu Sharif, transfer to Peshawar, visiting Takhat-e-Bahi site en route.
Day 9. Full day visit Peshawar: Peshawar Museum, Masjid Mahabat Khan, Qissa Khawani bazaar and a drive by Bala Hisar Fort
Day 10. Transfer from Peshawar to Islamabad
Day 11. Transfer from Islamabad to Lahore
Day 12. Full day visiting attroctions of Lahore:
Lahore, the former capital of Mughals, is the present cultural center of Pakistan. We start with a visit to Museum, which is the best in Pakistan, visit the elegant building of Mughal Emperor Jahangir's tomb, and visit to Noor Jehan's mausoleum.
Day 13. Full day visiting attroctions of Lahore: Lahore Fort, Badshahi Masjid, famous Shalamar Gardens. Evening is free to explore Anarakali, a traditional Pakistani bazaar with local handicrafts and souvenirs. For dinner, we will visit the Food Street, a unique place known for local and traditional cuisine
Day 14. Trip from Lahore via Harappa to Multan
Harappa is dating back to 2800 BC and which equals the age of Egypt and Mesopotamia. The place was also known through the period of Buddhists and Hindus. After arrival Multan and in the evening visit the old bazaars of Multan
Day 15. Full day Multan city sightseeing: the 13th century Shrine of Hazad Baha ud din Zakariya, Shahi Eid Gah Mosque, Multan's Ghanta Ghar, 14th century Tomb of Shah Rukn e Alam, shrine of Shamsuddin Sabzwari, blue-tiled tomb of Shah Gardez, Mausoleum of Shah Ali Akbar, „Bloody Bastion”
Multan was one of the most important trading centres of medieval Islamic India, and attracted a multitude of Sufi mystics in the 11th and 12th centuries, earning the city the nickname City of Saints. The city, along with the nearby city of Uch, is renowned for its large number of Sufi Shrines dating from that era.
Day 16. Drive from Multan to Bahawalpur. Visiting mystic shrines of sufi saints of Multan, and visit the small museum with local collection of artifacts in Bahawapur.
Day 17. Full day trip to Derawar Fort. Derawar Fort, an impressive building in the heart of Cholistan Desert. Visit the unique Derawar Mosque made by white marble. Evening return to hotel at Bahawalpur.
Day 18. Transfer from Bahawalpur via Uch Sharif to Sukkar. Visit to Bibi Jiwandi tomb in Uch Sharif
Day 19. Trip from Sukkar to ruined fort in Kot Diji and Larkana, an important town of Sind Province.
Day 20. Full day excursion to Mohenjodaro, most important excavated site of Indus Valley Civilization. Its ruins date back to 3000 BC. After deciphering its
languages, more facts will reveal however it is still an archaeological heaven. Evening return to Larkana
Day 21. Driving from Larkana to Amri, Ranni Kot and Hyderabad. Amri is an excavated site of Indus civilization, while Ranni Kot boasts as the world's largest fort, encompassing an area of 40 square kilometers.
Day 22. Trip from Hyderabad via Thatta to Karachi
Short stop at Keenjhar Lake, enter in Thatta to visit famous Shah Jahan Mosque and to visit Makli, the largest necropolis in the World, and visit elegantly stone carved graves at Chaukandi
Day 23. City sightseeing and rest day in Karachi: National Museum of Pakistan, Pakistan Air Force Museum, Mazare e Quaid, Jehangir Kothari Parade, Merewether Memorial Tower, Mohatta Palace, Monument to Christ the King, Teen Talwar, Masjid e Tooba, Frere Hall, Hindu Gymkharta,
Karachi is a newly developed and the largest city of Pakistan. Its beaches and bazaars are worth visiting. Rest of the day is free for individual's activities.
Day 24. Karachi: transfer to the airport before departure and end of travel.
All accommodation is booked in hotels.