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PAKISTAN'S WORLD HERITAGE SITES

From the mighty stretches of the Karakorams in the North to the vast delta of the Indus River in the South, experience a land of adventure and nature.

Travel Style

Cultural

Start

Karachi

Finish

Peshawar

Trip Code

PWHS85

Countries

1

Number of countries visited

Days

12

Duration of the trip

Pace

3

Pace level 3: Average
$

Price

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Itinerary

PAKISTAN'S WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Trip Code: PWHS85

This itinerary can be modified to meet your travel needs.

  • Overview

    About this Trip

    • Operator: Epik Escapes
    • Countries: Pakistan
    • Style: Cultural (Discovery)
    • Duration: 12 days
    • Pace: 3 (Average)
    • Price:  Inquire about a price
    • Visit 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites (* Denotes a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
    • Discover the ancient Indus Valley Civilization and Pakistan's Buddhist heritage
    • Marvel at the Moghul city of Lahore
  • Karachi

    Day 1

    Upon arrival in Karachi, you will be transferred to your hotel. Evening visit to the mausoleum of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan and the Defence Mosque, followed by a welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

    Pearl Continental Hotel
      Dinner

  • Thatta • Karachi

    Day 2

    Visit the National Museum and then take an excursion to the Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta* and the Great Mosque of Emperor Shah Jahan.

    Pearl Continental Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Moenjodaro

    Day 3

    A short flight takes us to Sukkur to visit the archaeological ruins at Menjadaro*, where the Indus Civilization, flourished 5000 years ago. Afternoon time to relax in Sukkur.

    Inter Pak Inn, Sukkur
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Sukkur • Bhong • Bahawalpur

    Day 4

    Tour of Sukkur, including the Minaret of Masum Shah, Faiz Mahal and the banks of the Indus River to see the traditional Mohana boat people and their daily activities along the river. Then drive through rural Sindh to Bahawalpur with a stop to see the extraordinary modern mosque.

    Shelton Guest House
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Bahawalpur • Multan

    Day 5

    Tour Bahawalpur before visiting Multan, one of the oldest cities on the subcontinent. It is known as the City of Saints. Explore the Old Fort, shrines of Sheikh Bahad-uddin Zakriya, Shah Shams Tabriz and Shah Rukn-e-Alam, Damdama, Eidgah Mosque and the Hussain Agahi Bazaar.

    Ramada Inn Hotel
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Harappa • Lahore

    Day 6

    Explore the archaelogical site and museum of Harappa, cradle of the Indus Valley Civilization. A fascinating drive through the Punjabi countryside brings us to the majestic city of Lahore.

    Pearl Continental, Lahore
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Lahore

    Day 7

    Explore the first Moghul capital visiting the Lahore Fort*, Badshahi Mosque, Poet Iqbal's Tomb, Shalimar Gardens*, Lahore Museum, Emperor Jehangir's Mausoleum, Empress Nur Jehan's Tomb, Sarafa Bazaar, Kashmiri Bazaar, the Golden Mosque and Wazir Khanh's Mosque. Evening free.

    Pearl Continental, Lahore
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Rohatas Fort • Rawalpindi

    Day 8

    Visit a perfect amalgamation of Pashtun and Hindu architecture at Rohtas Fort* along the Grand Trunk Road. Free time in the afternoon.

    Pearl Continental Hotel, Rawalpindi
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Taxila • Islamabad • Rawalpindi

    Day 9

    Explore the runis of Gandhara civilization and the remains of ancient Buddhist sites in Taxila*. You will also visit the Shakarparian Gardens and Shah Faisal Mosque in Islamabad and the historical Raja Bazaar in Rawalpindi.

    Pearl Continental Hotel, Rawalpindi
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Takht-i-Bhai • Peshawar

    Day 10

    Drive to explore the ancient city of Takht-i-Bhai* with a Buddhist monastic complex dating back back to the 1st Century B.C. You will also visit the ruins of Sahr-i-Bahlol, a small fortified city dating from the same period before your arrival in Peshawar.

    Pearl Continental, Peshawar
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Peshawar

    Day 11

    Today you will explore the Quissa Khawani (story tellers) bazaar, the Mahabat Khan Mosque and have an in-depth visit of the Peshawar Museum, known for its rich Gandhara collection.

    Pearl Continental, Peshawar
      Breakfast and dinner.

  • Peshawar

    Day 12

    After your enlightening journey through millenary history, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.

      Breakfast


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