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Faisal Mosque

Historic Tour of Pakistan

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PK01: 10 Days Lahore - Islamabad - Taxila - Peshawar - Swat - Islamabad

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Hotel: 4 to 5-star well selected hotels, also be open to your own choice

Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrival in Lahore, Afternoon city tour
Welcome to Pakistan! When you arrive at Lahore airport, our guide and the driver will pick you up and send you to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Badshahi Mosque, the crown jewel of Lahore. The mosque is composed of the arch, square and worshiping hall. Afterwards, visit Lahore Fort, which was initially a military fortress built with clay. The gardens, fountains and palaces were added by the later emperors, making the military fortress a splendid royal palace. The highlight is the Sheesh Mahal inlayed with numerous tiny mirrors. Finally we are going to visit the royal garden Shalimar Bagh and the symbol of Pakistan independence, Minar Pakistan.

Accommodation: Pearl Continental Hotel (5 stars)

Day 2: Full day city trip of Lahore
This morning we are going to visit Lahore Museum, the biggest museum in Pakistan with the most collections. The museum contains 17 galleries displaying examples of paintings, arts and crafts, and other treasures. The most famous collections are exquisite Gandhara Buddha sculptures. The next stop is the Tomb of Nur Jahan. After lunch, head to Wagah Border by car to watch the lower flag ceremony. Finally, return back to the hotel in Lahore.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Pearl Continental Hotel (5 stars)

Day 3: Transfer from Lahore to Islamabad (380KM)
After the breakfast, transfer to Islamabad by car, taking 4 hours. On the way, visit Katas Raj Temples. The several Hindu temples are connected by the corridor and are surround by the pond named Katas, which are considered sacred by Hindus. After we arrive at Islamabad, check in to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Islamabad Serena Hotel (5 stars)

Day 4: Full day trip to Taxila from Islamabad
Drive for one hour to the world famous Gandhara culture center, Taxila. First visit Taxila Museum which shows the great artworks and the lifestyle of Taxila. Near the museum there are dozens of ancient cities and temples. We will visit Sirkap, Mohra Muradu, Jaulian. After the visit, go back to Islamabad by car.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Islamabad Serena Hotel (5 stars)

Day 5: City sightseeing of Rawalpindi, Transfer to Peshawar (172KM)
After breakfast, head to Rawalpindi to explore the dazzling and busy market. We'll see various handicrafts and breathtaking architectures. We'll also visit truck art market. Later, drive to Peshawar, taking 3-4 hours and check in to the hotel on arrival.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Pearl Continental (4 stars)

Day 6: Day trip in Peshawar
Today, we are going to visit the famous architecture in Peshawar to learn the history of the city. The first stop is Bala Hisar Fort built by the Mughal Emperor Babur the Great. This sable fort has now become a military post, thus we can only visit it from the outside. The next stop is Mahabat Khan Mosque, the biggest mosque in Peshawar which has a long history of over 600 years. Next we will go to Sethi Street, to see the historical Sethi Houses in the mazy-like old alleys which are still the home of the local people. Finally visit Peshawar Museum, a beautiful English colonial architecture which contains lots of Ghandara sculptures.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Pearl Continental (4 stars)

Day 7: Transfer to Swat with the visit in Takht-e-Bahi
After breakfast, head to Swat Valley which enjoys the reputation of "Switzerland of Pakistan". En route, pay a visit to the Temple of Takht-e-Bahi. Upon arrival, visit Swat Museum which collects lots of exquisite Gandhara Buddhist sculptures, locally unearthed coins, weapons and local embroideries. Stay overnight in a hotel in Swat.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Serena Hotel (5 stars)

Day 8: Full day visiting in Swat Valley
We'll spend the entire day visiting Swat Valley. The scenery here is beautiful and pleasant. First we will arrive at the famous village Marghuzar to visit White Marble Palace built in the early 1940s, the residence of Swat royal family, which has been converted into to a hotel. Then visit various stupas and monuments in Shingardar town, among which the most famous one is Ghalegay Stupa on the riverside. Finally appreciate the natural view of Kalam valley.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Serena Hotel (5 stars)

Day 9: Transfer from Swat to Islamabad, Afternoon tour of Islamabad
After breakfast, we will drive back to Islamabad by car, taking about 3-4 hours. On arrival, visit the biggest mosque in Pakistan, Faisal Mosque, and then go to Shakar Parian to have a panoramic view of Islamabad. Next, visit Pakistan monument and Damen–E-Koh. We will conclude today's tour at Lok Versa Museum and send you to the hotel after the visit.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Islamabad Serena Hotel (5 stars)

Day 10: Departure from Islamabad
This is the end of your Islamabad tours. The guide and the driver will transfer you to the airport according to your flight time. Nice trip home!

Meals: Breakfast

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This trip can be tailored to match your dates and interests!
Tour Prices

2024 & 2025 Special: 10% off - Book before Aug 31, 2024

2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
USD2739 USD2465USD2199 USD1979
  • Prices are per person based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Services of private driver and air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services.
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out Pakistan.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, insurance, drinks, etc.).
  • Pakistan Visa Fees.
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