TOUCHING THE HISTORY AND CULTURE OF PAKISTAN

                                  

TOUCHING THE HISTORY OF SUFISIM, HINUDSUM, BUDHIMS, MUGHAL DYNASTIY AND THE LAST BRIITISH.

DAY 01

ARRIVAL TO KARACHI

Upon arrival in Karachi Airport met and transfer to your hotel. All meals included.

Karachi, with a population of sixteen million, Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan, the commercial and industrial hub of the country, and an international port. Its unusual mixture of imaginative skyscrapers and solid 19th - century Victorian Gothic buildings, tree-lined boulevards and narrow dusty alleys, make it a city of surprising contrasts.

 Proceed for sightseeing of Karachi including visits to the White Marble Mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam (the founder of Pakistan); Bustling Bohri Bazaar - crowded with yelling hawkers; National Museum - housing a rich collection of Gandhara art; Zaibunnissa Street - a cosmopolitan shopping center; after lunch resume the sightseeing.

 Return to hotel for overnight.

 DAY 02 KARACHI - TO - HYDERABAD

AM: Drive to Hyderabad via Makli Hill & Thatta.

Hyderabad, Pakistan's fifth-largest city after Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad and Islamabad-Rawalpindi, is a bustling industrial metropolis on the Indus River. Tumbling in all directions from its central hill, the city is a maze of narrow streets without any signposts or street signs, so it takes patience (and a local guide) to unravel its mysteries. Hyderabad's chief attractions are its bazaars, forts and tombs.

The Shah Jahan or Jamia Mosque was built by the Moghul emperor Shah Jahan in 1647 in gratitude to the people of Thatta for harboring him when, as a young man, he incurred his father's displeasure.

 PM: Return to Hotel for overnight. All meals included.

DAY 03 HYDERABAD -TO- SUKKER 

\AM: Drive to Sukker enroute options visit to Mohenjodaro, Sehwan, Fort Ranikot, Kot Diji.

 Sehwan Sharif is the oldest occupied town in Sind. Mud houses huddle on top of a mound of mud debris that has accumulated over thousands of years. T campaign, so Sehwan figures  constantly in Sind's history.

 Mohenjo-Daro (Mound of the Dead) is the ruins of a 4,000-year-old Indus Civilization city. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in the subcontinent, and a must for anyone interested in ancient history. Enthusiasts should allow a whole day there to tour the ruins and see the excellent museum;.

Visit the Sukkar Barrage - the biggest Barrage in the world with its biggest network of canal system in the world 

 

DAY 04 SUKKER -TO- BAHAWALPUR VIA UCHCH

Today we drive you to Bahwapur via Uch . Uch is domains the Muslim tombs of the 13th and 14th centuries. Located near the confluence of the Chenab and Sutlej rivers, 

After sightseeing Uchch, proceed to Bahawalpur. Packed lunch enroute.unhurried. Bahawalpur is a small but prosperous town, and is an ideal starting-point for safaris into the Cholistan Desert, or for day trips to the Lal Suhanra National Game Park or Derawar Fort.  On arrival transfer to Hotel. After a brief rest proceed for sightseeing of Bahawalpure Bazaar, Library & Museum.

 Proceed for sightseeing excursion of Lal Suhanra Park.

Overnight hotel for overnight. All meals included.

DAY 05 BAHAWALPUR -TO- MULTAN

Multan is the most important city in the lower Punjab. Strategically placed at the crossroads of the main trade route through Pakistan, and at what was once the confluence of the Ravi and Chenab rivers (today the Ravi joins the Chenab 40 kilometers, or 25 miles, to the north), Multan has been a rich, well-defended city for more than  2,000 years. Today it is a flourishing industrial city, and can be reached by daily air and rail services from the rest of the country.

 Visit to the Shrines of Shah Rukan-e-Alam, Bahauddin Zikirya Temple of Pra Halad (temple and Phulhattan Mosque. All presenting intricate designing and incomparable workmanship.

 Visit the city bazaars of Multan including Lahori Gate, Agahi Bazaar, Town Hall, Saddar Bazaar,

Overnight at your hotel. All meals included.

DAY 6 MULTAN -TO- LAHORE

 AM: Drive to Lahore via Harrapa, The turning to the Indus Civilization city of Harappa is about 150 kilometers (93 miles) from Multan. A tour of the site itself takes about an hour. Leave the museum and follow the path past the cemetery. Jars containing human bones were found here, and are thought to be of a later date than the Indus Civilization. Some jars and skeletons are on display in the museum.

After sightseeing Harrapa, continue drive to Lahore.

DAY 07 LAHORE SIGHTSEEING:

Full day sightseeing excursion of Lahore.

The visit to the Walled City of Lahore includes Wazir Khan's Mosque - built in 1634 by Hakim Ali-ud-Din; Shrine of Data Ganj Bakhsh - a great scholar from Ghazni 1039-1072. has millions of pilgrims and his Urs (death festival) is a national event; Anarkali Bazaar - named after Prince Salim's (Jehangir) lover, is a cluster of street bazaars exclusively for ladies.

 

In the evening transfer to Hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 08 LAHORE TO ISLAMABAD VIA MOTORWAY.

In the morning breakfast will drive on the famous and comfortable road Motorway. En route we drive you to Katas Temple.. 

The temples are located near the town of Kallar Kahar and near the M2 Motorway Visit to Qila Katas on the way. Katas temple is several Hindu temples connected to one another by walkways the temples form a complex surrounding a pond named 

to Lahore. It is one of the most expensive road in the Asia .

 The motorway 375 long upon arrival to Islamabad we will transfer to the Hotel

Activities: Explore the town and visit Royal Mosque and old fort.

City sightseeing tour to Rawalpindi and Islamabad.  See Raja Bazaar, Murree Road, Lok Virsa Museum and Shah Faisal Mosque in the tour.

DAY 09 ISLAMABAD LOCAL SIGHTSEEING

Today after breakfast we drive to a tour of Pakistan capital of Islamabad and busting Bazzars of Rawalpindi. Visit Pakistan movement, lok Versa Heritage here displaying/depicted all Pakistan culture,

PM: visit Fisal Mosque see modern Muslim feature of architecture and later drive you onto Murree road one one of the busy road in Rawalpindi.

we have a farewell dinner After dinner we will transfer to Airport. .

 

Number of days: 9
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Travel Insurance
What to bring: personal kit only
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