Pakistan Explorer

17 Days/ 16 Nights
Best Season – September to April

Tour Highlights:
This tour is mainly designed to cover the maximum variety of culture, the landscapes, archaeology and the architect of Pakistan. Tour will cover all the important cities and all other popular tourist attractions of Pakistan, and that is why the tour is named Pakistan explorer. It is commonly said that seeing is believe, so one should come to Pakistan and witness all that physically.

Itinerary:

Day O1: Arrival Islamabad
We will be received by the company representative at Islamabad airport. After traditional welcome we will be transferred to hotel and check in. In the afternoon we will go for city tour of Islamabad by visiting Shakarparian View Point and the Faisal Mosque. Stay in hotel at Islamabad.

Day 02: Islamabad – Skardu (By Air – one hour flight)
We will depart for Skardu by air with an opportunity to have aerial view of K-2 mountain peak, up on arrival we check in hotel. In the afternoon we will visit Sadpara Lake and the local Bazaar of Skardu. Stay in hotel at Skardu.

Day 03: Skardu – Shigar Valley – Skardu (44km)
This is full day excursion to explore Shigar Valley by 4×4 jeeps. We will walk through the Shigar Village and lunch break at Shigar Fort restaurant. Stay in hotel at Skardu.

Day 04: Skardu – Gilgit (190 KM)
Todat we will depart for Gilgit alongside Indus River, Up on arrival we check in hotel. In the afternoon we will visit Kargah Bhudha and the local Bazaar. Stay in hotel at Gilgit.

Day 05: Gilgit – Karimabad (Hunza) (120km)
Before leaving Gilgit, we will visit the bazaar of Gilgit and then continue for a panoramic tour to Karimabad, en route tea stop in front of Rakaposhi (7788m). Up on arrival we will be transferred to hotel and check in. In the afternoon we will walk through Karimabad Village or free at leisure. Stay in hotel at Karimabad.

Day 05: Karimabad – Nagar – Karimabad (16km)
This is full day to explore the panoramic valley of Hunza. First we will visit Baltit Fort, and then we will take jeep tour to Nagar Valley (16km) to see Hoper Glacier over there. Stay in hotel at Karimabad.

Day 06: Gulmit – Khunjerab Pass – Gulmit (260km)
Today we will depart for Khunjerab Pass excursion (5000m/ the highest mountain pass) with picnic lunch at the Pass. We will also witness some wild life while driving through National Khunjerab Pass. Stay in hotel at Gulmit.

Day 07: Gulmit – Chilas (280km)
We will depart for Chilas, en route view again Rakaposhi (Peak) and Nanga Parbat (Peak). Up on arrival we will be transferred to hotel and check in. Stay in hotel at Chilas.

Day 08: Chilas – Naran (100km)
In the morning we will drive for Naran via Babusar Pass (4000m). Up on arrival we will check in hotel and then take half day jeep excursion for Saiful Maluk Lake. Stay in hotel at Naran.

Day 09: Naran – Islamabad (277km)
Today we will depart for Islamabad through the lush green valley of Kaghan. En route we will also visit Taxila Museum and the ruins of Taxila. Up on arrival we will check in hotel. Stay in hotel at Islamabad.

Day 10: Islamabad – Murree – Bhurbon – Islamabad (70km one way)
We will go for full day excursion for Murree Hills (the largest summer resort of Pakistan), tea break at Bhurbon in one of the most beautiful resorts of Pakistan. Stay in hotel at Islamabad.

Day 12: Islamabad – Faisalabad (250 KM)
In the morning we will depart for Faisalabad, en route we visit Salt Mine at Khewra (the largest salt mine in the world). Up on arrival we check in hotel. In the evening we will go for shopping tour in Kohinoor Shopping complex to buy clothing Faisalabad is famous for. Stay in hotel at Faisalabad.

Day 13: Faisalabad – Multan (237 KM)
Today we leave for Multan via Motorway, en route enjoy the landscapes of the main land of Punjab. Up on arrival we check in hotel. Stay in hotel at Multan.

Day 14: Multan
First half of the day, we will visit the tombs of Shah Rukne Alam, Baha ud Din Zakria, Shams Tabrez and in the afternoon the bazaar of Hussaina Ghai. We will also visit the workshop for the famous Multani Pottery that is Multan famous for. Stay in hotel at Multan.

Day 15: Multan – Harappa – Pak Pattan – Lahore (350km)
Today we will depart for Lahore, en-route at Harappa (Sahiwal) we will visit the sites of old Harappa culture and the Museum and also visit the tomb of Hazrat Baba Farid Shakarganj at Pak Pattan and then continue to Lahore. Stay in hotel at Lahore.

Day 16: Lahore
In the morning we will start full day sightseeing tour of Lahore by first visiting Lahore fort, Badshahi Mosque and the tomb of Jehangir. We will also visit the old part of Lahore and also visit the Wazir Khan Mosques located in Delhi Darwaza (Delhi Gate). In the afternoon we will visit Shalimar garden. Tonight we have dinner out in the old part of Lahore city. Stay in hotel at Lahore.

Day 17: Lahore – Airport (Flight Out)
After breakfast we will depart for Islamabad airport to catch the flight back home. End of the services from Pakistan Tourism.

Package Price: 960 USD Per Person
Minimum group size is 10 pax
Price Table if group size is less than 10 pax
8+ = 1060
6+ = 1120
4+ = 1170
2+ = 1230

Package Includes:
Hotel stay on twin sharing basis in 3-4 star hotels
Daily breakfast
Air-conditioned luxury transport with fuel and driver wages
English speaking tour guide
Entry fees to monuments as per program
All kind of taxes and parking fees
Porterage and restaurant tips
Domestic flights as per program if any