Embark on an unforgettable tour from Islamabad to some of Pakistan’s most incredible destinations. Our itinerary includes visits to Lahore, Peshawar, Multan, Uch Sharif, and Bahawalpur, each offering unique cultural and historical attractions. Explore Lahore’s rich Mughal heritage, including the magnificent Lahore Fort and the grand Badshahi Mosque. Discover the ancient treasures of Peshawar, known for its vibrant bazaars and historic landmarks. Immerse yourself in the architectural wonders of Multan, home to beautiful shrines and mausoleums. Experience the spiritual serenity of Uch Sharif, with its sacred tombs and Sufi heritage. Lastly, delve into the royal legacy of Bahawalpur, where the majestic Noor Mahal and Derawar Fort await your exploration. Throughout the tour, our knowledgeable guides will provide fascinating insights into the history, culture, and traditions of each destination. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to discover the diverse beauty of Pakistan’s iconic cities.
Islamabad – Rohtas Fort – Lahore
Our journey from Islamabad to Lahore begins in the morning as we embark on the iconic Grand Trunk Road, a historic route that stretches from Calcutta to Kabul. This ancient road, reinforced during British rule, holds significant cultural and historical value. As we travel along this route, we witness remnants of Mughal and Sher Shah Suri’s architectural influences, including the regulated sections and reconstructed parts of the road.A notable stop along the way is the majestic Rohtas Fort, known for its grandeur and impressive size. We explore the fort and enjoy a picnic lunch within its magnificent walls, immersing ourselves in its rich history. Continuing our journey, we proceed towards Lahore, the cultural capital of Pakistan, where we anticipate experiencing the vibrant energy and architectural wonders this city has to offer. This scenic drive along the Grand Trunk Road not only provides a glimpse into the historical significance of this route but also offers a memorable journey through time and culture. Overnight Lahore
In the morning, our first stop is the magnificent Lahore Fort, a masterpiece of Mughal architecture dating back to the 16th century. We marvel at its stunning Shish Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) and well-preserved halls, which provide a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle of the Mughal emperors. Next, we visit the iconic Badshahi Mosque, a grand historical mosque built in the 17th century. It is considered one of the largest and most impressive mosques in the world, leaving visitors in awe of its intricate design and grandeur. In the afternoon, we explore the vibrant Walled City of Lahore, a treasure trove of interconnected alleys and multistory old houses. This historic area reflects the rich cultural heritage and architectural splendor of Lahore. To add excitement to our day, we drive to the Wagah border, located 27 km from Lahore. Here, we witness the impressive and thrilling Wagah border ceremony, where the captains of both countries exchange handshakes and a martial drill takes place. The unique ceremony fills us with a sense of patriotism and leaves an indelible impression. This full-day itinerary in Lahore promises an unforgettable experience, immersing us in the rich history, architectural marvels, and cultural traditions of this vibrant city. Overnight Lahore
In the morning, our first stop is the enchanting Shalimar Garden, known as the epitome of love and happiness. We wander through its triple terraced gardens adorned with beautiful marble pavilions, experiencing the exquisite beauty of this Persian-style garden, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jehan. Next, we visit the Lahore Museum, a treasure trove of the region’s culture and history. Here, we encounter rare manuscripts, intricate miniatures, Islamic calligraphy, and contemporary arts and crafts. The museum boasts an impressive collection of Buddhist art from the Gandhara Period, making it a must-visit for art and history enthusiasts. After a refreshing lunch break, we drive to Emperor Jahangir’s Tomb, a stunning architectural masterpiece. The tomb showcases remarkable mosaics and intricate inlay work, surrounded by symmetrical gardens that create a serene ambiance. It is a testament to the grandeur and artistic brilliance of the Mughal era. This itinerary promises a day filled with awe-inspiring gardens, historical artifacts, and architectural wonders, allowing us to delve into the rich heritage of Lahore and appreciate its cultural significance. Overnight Lahore
Lahore – Khewra Salt Mines – Islamabad
As we bid farewell to Lahore, our journey back to Islamabad takes us on an exciting route with two captivating stops. Our first destination is the Khewra Salt Mine, the second largest salt mine in the world. We explore the underground marvels of this ancient mine, witnessing its massive salt formations and unique salt-carved structures. Continuing our drive, we make a visit to the Katas Raj Temples, a sacred Hindu site renowned for its historical and religious significance. We marvel at the intricate architecture and beautifully preserved temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Both the Khewra Salt Mine and Katas Raj Temples offer a glimpse into Pakistan’s rich cultural heritage and historical legacy. These stops provide a unique blend of natural wonders and spiritual exploration, making our journey back to Islamabad truly memorable.
Islamabad – Taxila – Peshawar
Our journey from Islamabad to Peshawar takes us through the historically significant region of Taxila. We explore the archaeological sites of Taxila, which date back to the 5th century BC and have witnessed the influence of various empires and civilizations. We visit the first city of Taxila, witnessing the remnants of the Achaemenid, Mauryan, Bactrian Greek, and Kushan periods. The well-preserved stupa court of Dharmarajika and the planned city of Sirkap captivate us with their architectural marvels. Next, we explore the ruins of Jaulian Buddhist monastery, perched on a hilltop, offering panoramic views and a glimpse into the monastery’s past glory. The Archaeological Museum of Taxila showcases a remarkable collection of artifacts and statues from the region’s rich history. Continuing our journey, we cross the Indus River, catching glimpses of the majestic Attock Fort before reaching the vibrant city of Peshawar. This day of exploration immerses us in the ancient history and cultural heritage of the region, leaving us with a deeper appreciation for Pakistan’s historical treasures. Overnight Peshawar
Peshawar City Tour
Our full-day sightseeing tour of Peshawar begins with a visit to its traditional bazaars, immersing ourselves in the vibrant atmosphere of Qissa Khawani Bazaar, Copper Bazaar, Spice Street, Cloth Market, Shoe Bazaar, and the colorful Vegetable Market. We stroll through the bustling streets, taking in the sights, sounds, and aromas of this historic city.In the afternoon, we explore the beautiful Peshawar Museum, which houses a remarkable collection of Gandharan Art. Here, we admire the exquisite Buddhist sculptures and artifacts, showcasing the Greco-Roman influence blended with Indian decorative art. Our tour also includes a visit to Mohabat Khan’s Mosque, a Mughal-era architectural gem constructed in 1630 AD. The intricate design and craftsmanship of the mosque are truly captivating, reflecting the rich cultural heritage of the region. This sightseeing tour allows us to delve into the vibrant markets, admire the artistic treasures, and appreciate the historical significance of Peshawar, leaving us with a deeper understanding of its cultural legacy. Overnight Peshawar
Peshawar- Takht Bhai – Islamabad
As we drive from Peshawar to Islamabad, we make a captivating stop at Takht Bhai, an ancient Parthian archaeological site located in Mardan. Originally a Zoroastrian complex, it later transformed into a Buddhist monastic center during the arrival of Buddhism. Dating back to the 1st century BCE, Takht Bhai is considered a remarkable example of Buddhist architecture. Archaeologists regard Takht Bhai as a significant representation of Buddhist monastic centers of its time. Its intricate design and structure offer insights into the architecture and religious practices of ancient Buddhist communities. Recognized for its historical importance, Takht Bhai was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980.Visiting Takht Bhai allows us to witness the fusion of ancient civilizations and appreciate the cultural and religious significance of this archaeological marvel.
Islamabad – Lahore
Embarking on our journey from Islamabad to Lahore, we follow the historic Grand Trunk Road, a significant route established during British rule. This road, connecting Calcutta, Agra, Delhi, and Lahore, stretches all the way to Kabul through the Khyber Pass. During the reign of Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great, the road was regulated, and Sher Shah Suri further reconstructed sections of it in the 16th century. Along the route, we can still witness the remnants of the magnificent tamarisk trees that the Mughals planted, adding to the allure of the highway. During our trip, we make a noteworthy stop at the impressive Rohtas Fort, renowned for its grandeur and historical significance. We take a break for a picnic lunch within the fort’s premises before continuing our journey to the vibrant city of Lahore. Overnight Lahore
Lahore City Tour
Embarking on our exploration of Lahore, we begin with a visit to the magnificent Lahore Fort, a masterpiece of Mughal architecture. Built in the 16th century, the fort boasts the splendid Shish Mahal (Palace of Mirrors) and exquisitely preserved halls for special and common audiences. We then proceed to the iconic Badshahi Mosque, considered one of the largest historical mosques globally, dating back to the 17th century. In the afternoon, we immerse ourselves in the enchanting Walled City of Lahore, a captivating maze of interconnected alleys and historic multistory houses. As the highlight of Lahore, this area offers a glimpse into the city’s rich cultural heritage. Later, we embark on a drive to the Wagah Border, situated 27 km from Lahore, to witness the awe-inspiring and lively ceremony. The event commences with a handshake between the captains of the two countries and proceeds with a martial and war-like drill. This unique ceremony is sure to leave an indelible impression, an experience never to be forgotten. Overnight Lahore
Lahore – Multan
Embarking on our journey to Multan after a hearty breakfast, we discover the historical significance of this strategic trade hub. With a history spanning over 2000 years, Multan has emerged as an important industrial city. Renowned for its shrines, we pay a visit to the three famous ones: Bahaddin Zakariya, Shems Tebriz, and Sheikh Rukneddin. These sacred sites hold great spiritual and cultural significance. After exploring the shrines, we have the opportunity to immerse ourselves in the vibrant ambiance of Hussein Agahi Bazaar. This bustling marketplace offers a delightful array of sights, sounds, and flavors, providing a glimpse into the local lifestyle and traditions. Whether indulging in shopping or savoring the local cuisine, we can enjoy our free time in this lively bazaar, soaking in the vibrant atmosphere of Multan. Overnight Multan
Multan – Bahawalpur
Embarking on our journey towards Bahawalpur, known as the “city of Nawabs,” we make a captivating stop at Uch Sharif. This ancient city holds historical significance, as it is believed to have been built by Alexander the Great during his conquests. In the 12th to 17th century, Uch thrived as an Islamic center, attracting Muslim scholars seeking refuge. The city became a hub of mysticism and spirituality, leaving behind remnants of its glorious past. Continuing our exploration in Bahawalpur, we visit the magnificent Abbasi Mosque, known for its architectural splendor. We also discover the Noor Mahal, a beautiful palace that showcases a blend of Islamic and European architectural styles. Finally, we delve into the old city of Bahawalpur, with its narrow alleys and historic charm, offering a glimpse into the city’s rich heritage. Overnight Bahawalpur
Bahawalpur – Derawar Fort – Bahawalpur
Embarking on a day excursion from Bahawalpur, we head towards the majestic Derawar Fort. This historic fortress stands tall in the Cholistan Desert, showcasing impressive architecture and serving as a reminder of the region’s rich history. We explore the intricate details of the fort and immerse ourselves in its grandeur. Next, we visit the Tomb of the Nawabs, a significant site that pays homage to the rulers of Bahawalpur. This mausoleum exhibits stunning craftsmanship and reflects the cultural heritage of the area. Our journey continues to the Sadiq Garh Palace, a magnificent palace showcasing a blend of Islamic and Victorian architectural styles. We admire the intricate designs, opulent interiors, and beautiful gardens that surround this splendid residence. This day excursion offers a fascinating insight into the historical and cultural treasures of Bahawalpur.
Bahawalpur – Islamabad
As we bid farewell to the historical cities of Multan, Uch Sharif, and Bahawalpur, we embark on our journey back to Islamabad. These cities have left a lasting impression with their rich heritage and cultural significance. In Multan, we explored its strategic trade routes and visited the revered shrines of Bahaddin Zakariya, Shems Tebriz, and Sheikh Rukneddin. Uch Sharif took us back in time with its ancient city and Islamic center, where we witnessed the grandeur of its mystics and saints. Bahawalpur charmed us with its Nawabs’ tomb, Sadiq Garh Palace, and the imposing Derawar Fort in the Cholistan Desert. Now, as we make our way back to Islamabad, we carry with us memories of architectural wonders, spiritual sites, and the diverse history of these remarkable cities. This journey has provided us with a deeper appreciation of Pakistan’s cultural heritage and its rich tapestry of civilizations.
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