MOHENJODARO LAHORE  & HUNZA 15 DAYS TOUR

Mohenjodaro

Minar-e Masoomi Sukkur  Drawar Fort Wagah

 

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Schedule

01

Narita - Islamabad

Upon arrival at Islamabad Airport by ___at___Hrs. Meet Japanese speaking guide with transport and transfer to hotel for overnight. (No meals).  

About 35 minutes drive from airport to hotel in Rawalpindi and for hotels in Islamabad it takes about 45 minutes.

 

02

Islamabad-Taxila -Sukkur

After breakfast drive to Taxila for full day sight seeing.  

Taxila is 35km from Islamabad and near about 1 hour drive. At Taxila we will visit: Museum, Sirkap, Jaulian and Dharmarajika Stupa built by King Ashoka in 03rd century BC. 

After an early lunch, drive back to Islamabad. Arrive and transfer to Islamabad airport for the flight to Sukkur by PK____at___Hrs. 

Arrive Sukkur and transfer to the hotel. Visit Sukkur Bazar and Indus River to see Mohanas people.  

Transfer to hotel for dinner & overnight at hotel.

 

03

Sukkur Mohenjodaro Excursion

Full day visit Mohenjodaro.  

Mohenjodaro is about 130km, 3 and half hours drive from Sukkur. It was one of the largest cities of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization, which developed around 3000 BCE from the prehistoric Indus culture. Hot Lunch will be served at local restaurant. After lunch visit Mohenjodaro Museum, 

Hot lunch at local restaurant.  After sightseeing of Mohenjodaro, drive back to Sukkur.  

Arrive and transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

04

Sukkur - Bahawalpur 

After an early breakfast, drive to Derawar Fort. On the way, sightseeing of Uch (Bibi Jawindi Monument, etc).  

Uch Sharif which is an insignificant town today but during the 13th century it was an important center for religious, cultural and literary pursuits and attracted scholars, saints Poets and Pirs from several parts of Asia. 

Continue drive to Derawar Fort - is a large square fortress near Bahawalpur. The fort towers over the surrounding desert and is visible for miles.  The fort was built by Hindu Rajput Royal Family and completely rebuilt by the Nawabs of Bahawalpur in 1733. Later Nawab Mubarak Khan took the stronghold back in 1804. The nearby marble mosque was modeled after that in the Red Fort of Delhi. There is also a royal necropolis of the Abbasi family, which still owns the stronghold. 

After visit drive to Bahawalpur city and overnight at hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

05

Bahawalpur Multan -Harappa - Lahore

After early breakfast drive to Multan. Brief city tour of Multan. It is about 95 km from Bahawalpur, about one and half hours drive. Visit Shah Rukne Alam tomb and Tomb of Bahudin Zakria. 

Lunch at local restaurant in Multan area. 

Continue drive to Harappa - is about 180Km and about 03 & half hour drive from Lahore. Visit the Harappa Museum & site. Harappa is Indus valley civilization site dating 3000BC. After site visit continue drive to Lahore.  Continue drive to Lahore.  

Upon arrival transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

06

Lahore

After breakfast proceeds for full day city tour including Badshahi Mosque, Lahore Fort and Lahore Museum of Jahangir and Nur Jahan are popular tourist sports in the city.  

Lunch at local restaurant 

Afternoon visit Anarkali Bazaar, Shalimar Garden and Wagah Border ceremony. Wagah is 25 km from Lahore.  Indeed the flag-lowering ceremony at the end of each day and over the years becomes a tourist destination.  

After visit Wagah, drive back to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

 07

Lahore Rohtas Fort - Abbottabad

After breakfast drive to Rohtas Fort (World Heritage Site).  

Fort is one of the most imposing historical monuments, which represents the Pathan period of architecture style in Pakistan. The Fort is the  symbol of strengthen and determination of its builder Sher Shah Suri who ruled over India only for six years, 1540-45 A.D., but even during that short period he created many splendors including Rohtas Fort and the Great Grand Trunk Road, connecting Kabul with Calcutta. 

Lunch at the local restaurant at Dina.  

After site visiting Rohtas Fort continue drive to Abbottabad. 

Abbottabad - is located in the Hazara region of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province. 50 km northeast of the capital Islamabad and 150 km east of Peshawar. Abbottabad has been attracting tourists to the city since the colonial era, as it is a major transit point to all major tourist regions of Pakistan such as Nathiagali, Ayubia and Naran. The Karakorum, Himalayas and the Hindukush ranges can be approached from Abbottabad and it continues to be a transit city for tourists. After Abbottabad we will pass through the lush green village.

Upon arrival transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

08

Abbottabad - Chilas

After breakfast, drive to Chilas. Lunch at Besham. 

Besham - is the largest town and commercial centre. Shops are famous for China and international goods. In summer this small town is the centre of international and national holiday makers who use this route to visit the Northern areas of Pakistan. 

After lunch, continue drive to Chilas. 

Chilas - was on the ancient caravan trail over the Babusar Pass into India and on the Indus trail of Besham, and many rock engravings were left by travelers in this area.   

Upon arrival transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

09

Chilas - Karimabad

After breakfast drive from Chilas to Karimabad, while forwarding towards Karimabad on the way you can view the Rakaposhi & Nangaparbat.  

Rakaposhi View Point: It is on the way (about 30 minutes) before Hunza. It is a sort of picnic spot and exceptionally attractive, forcing the traveler to halt for a while.  

Nangaparbat View Point is the most wonderful view point of great Nanga Parbat. It is a unique place as one can see a perfect view of 8,000m mountain peak 

Lunch at local restaurant.  

Upon arrival transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

10

Full day at Hunza

This morning guest should get early and see the Dawn at Hunza & enjoy the sunrise view from Duiker. 

After breakfast proceed for full day Hunza visit, including Bazaar, Altit and Baltit Fort.  

Altit Fort is about 3 km above from Karimabad. It has been built on a sheer rock-cliff that falls 300 meters (1000 feet) into the Hunza River. It was originally home to the ruler of the Hunza State, who carried the title Mir. It is said that the present language Bruchiski was brought here by the white Huns in 47 A.D. After lunch visit to Baltit Fort and Karimabad Bazaar.  

Baltit Fort- was the old palace of the Mir of Hunza and was inhabited until the 1950. The Fort is about 800 years old. The local people say that a princess of Baltistan married with reigning Mir and brought with her some Balti masons, carpenters and craftsmen to build Baltit as part of her dowry. It stands on a cliff edge and now is a museum and cultural centre. For a spectacular view of Fort, walk along the irrigation channel that comes from Ultar Glacier. You can also climb the steep path to the hill on the other side of the ravine behind Baltit and walk down to Altit village.  

Return to hotel for dinner & overnight.

 

11

Karimabad Gulmit Excursion

After breakfast drive by jeep to Attabad Lake, Cross the lake by boats and visit to Gulmit.  

Launch at local restaurant. 

After visit return to Hunza for dinner and overnight.

 

12

Karimabad - Gilgit

Morning after breakfast drive to Gilgit. Upon arrival transfer to hotel.  

Afternoon visit city tour Gilgit. Visit Kargha Buddha and Gilgit bazaar. 

Return to hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

13

Gilgit - Islamabad

Transfer to Gilgit airport for flight to Islamabad.

NOTE: Flight is subject to weather condition & backlog. 

Upon arrival at Islamabad, transfer to hotel for Lunch, dinner and overnight.  

OR in case flight does not operate, drive to Besham.

 

14

Islamabad

Proceed for full day city tour of Islamabad & Rawalpindi.  

We will start Islamabad sightseeing by visiting the Faisal Mosque, the largest mosque in South Asia and the fourth largest mosque in the world, Shakar Parian, "Sweet Hills" to catch a bird's eye view of Islamabad. It is the capital of Pakistan and the ninth largest city in the country. We will visit Pakistan Monument and Museum at Shakar Parian, Rawal Lake also.  

Lunch at Local Restaurant. 

In Rawalpindi   the famous places to look are Raja (King) Bazaar, Silver and Gold bazaars will allow us to catch traditional craftsmen at work.  

After visit transfer to hotel, early dinner and transfer to Islamabad airport for your International return flight. 

After early dinner, transfer to hotel for your international return flight.

 

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