CLASSICAL TOUR – PAKISTAN
Best Time: Mid Feb – End of December
ISLAMABAD – LAHORE: Arrival at Islamabad International airport by flight in the morning.
a) Welcome drink will be served at airport.
b) Leave Islamabad airport towards Dina at GT Road, breakfast will be served at restaurant” on the way.
c) After breakfast, drive half an hour to Rohtas fort (8km away from main GT road).
d) Leave around 10:15am toward Lahore and check inn hotel at 01:15 pm.
e) 2 hours relax/rest and around 03:15pm drive to Shalimar garden.
f) Drive to waga border (pak-India) to witness flag lowering ceremony.
g) Evening witnessing of Quawalli music and Sufi Dervishes
h) Drive back to Lahore for overnight stay at hotel.
Islamabad – Dina: 2 hours
Dina – Rohtas fort: 30 minutes
Rohtas Fort – Lahore: 3 to 3.5 hours
LAHORE: Full day city tour of Lahore (the cultural city of Pakistan)
a) Morning around 07:30am, visit Badshahi Mosque, Lahore fort, Sikh temple (optional).
b) Then walk in the old town starting from Badshahi Mosque, in the town we will visit old bazaar, Golden Mosque & Wazir Khan Mosque & Royal Mughal Bath finishing at Dehli Gate.
c) Afternoon drive back to Mall Road for exploring the charm of British finest colonial buildings .
d) Late afternoon, visit of Jahangir’s Tomb.
e) Dinner will be serve at Cocoo’s /Haveli/Fort View Restaurant and drive back to hotel for overnight stay..
LAHORE – KHEWRA SALT MINES – ISLAMABAD:
a) Morning drive 2.5 hrs on Motorway to Khewra Salt Mines (the 2nd largest mines in the world).
b) In the afternoon leave for Islamabad (2.5 hours drive). Late afternoon
c) Late afternoon till evening short tour of Islamabad includes, Faisal Mosque, Pakistan monuments and Raja Bazaar.
d) Dinner will be served at hotel.
ISLAMABAD – CHILAS:
a) Morning drive 11-13 hours to Chilas by coach/coaster.
b) En route stop at chatar plain for toilet and tea break, stop at shatial rock carving if passed by day time.
c) Transfer to hotel late night and dinner will be served.
CHILAS – GILGIT – KARIMABAD (HUNZA)
a) At 6 O’clock leave for Gilgit and en route stop will be Chilas rock carving, Nanga Parbat view point and junction points of The world highest mountain ranges and river Indus & Gilgit.
b) Afternoon till sunset the visit of Gilgit town includes Kargha Buddha, old market.
c) Than drive 4.5 hrs to Hunza, for sure check inn will be around 9.5 to 10pm.
d) Dinner & overnight stay in Karimabad.
a) Early morning Duikar village for sunrise.
b) Than 8′ o’clock go for Hopar village and walk along the side of Hopar Glacier.
c) Afternoon return back to Karimabad, visits of Altit & Baltit Forts.
d) Late afternoon start water channel walk.
e) Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.
KARIMABAD – ATTABAD LAKE – SOST KHUNJERAB PASS – PASSU:
a) Morning leave around 06:30am to world highest paved border Khunjerab (Pakistan & China).
But now we can alos go by road by jeep or coaster.
b) After spending an hour at top return back to Passu for dinner & overnight stay.
PASSU – KARIMABAD:
a) Leave around 06:30am for Passu suspension bridge (optional for those who want)
b) Coach will pick those clients who don’t want to walk on Passu suspension bridge and will join you around 09:15am with other members.
c) Continue easy (4 hours) walk will take us to Borit Lake. (Here elder people can have straight drive to Borit lake by coach).
d) Afternoon go for Karimabad.
e) Dinner & overnight stay will be at hotel.
KARIMABAD – RAIKOT – FAIRY MEADOWS:
a) Early morning around 06:30am leave by coach for Raikot, en route we will stop at junction point of 3 highest mountain ranges (Himalaya, Karakorum & Hindukush) and Nanga Parbat (8126m).
b) Afternoon ride 1.5 hours on 4×4 jeep to Tato Village.
c) 3 hours easy Hike up to Fairy Meadows.
d) Evening walk around the Meadows. Dinner & overnight stay will be at cottage.
O/N Fairy Meadows.
FAIRY MEADOWS –RAIKOT – CHILAS:
a) Early morning sunrise photography + hike up to view point (optional for those who want) of Massive Nanga Parbat (Naked or Killer Mountain) and than we will retrace our footsteps down to KKH and continue drive to Chilas.
b) En route we will stop at Chilas Rock carving.
c) Dinner & overnight stay will be at Shangri-la Chilas hotel.
CHILAS – BABUSAR PASS – NARAN:
a) Leave around 7 o’clock in the morning towards Babusar Pass (4300m), en route there will be stops from breathtaking landscape of Babusar Village and far eastern Nanga Parbat peak (if weather is clear).
b) From the top we will continue our drive to Naran (the land of lakes & greenery), en route we will stop at Lalusar Lake and some breathtaking photogenic points for photography.
c) 02:00pm to 02:30pm check inn at hotel.
d) Around 02:30pm departure for Saiful Maluk Lake by 4×4 jeeps, optional for boating & horse riding.
e) Back to hotel for Dinner & overnight stay in Naran .
NARAN – TAXILA – ISLAMABAD:
a) 06:30am departure for Taxila and drive will be around 05 to 06 hours.
b) Afternoon start visit of Taxila archaeological ruins, includes Mahuramorado, Museum, Julian University & Sirkap City.
c) 05: 30pm leave for Islamabad.
d) Dinner will be serve at Margalla hills (the foot hills of Himalaya).
e) Back to hotel for overnight stay in Islamabad.
FLY BACK : Depart from Islamabad.
From peace and serenity of Mountains of Pakistan to the hustle and bustles of “modern” trends, you say Khuda Hafiz, the typical farewell, as you depart after a tour into Shangri-La( Heaven on Earth).
End Of The Tour.