Archelogy & Culture Tour
Embarking on a tour covering Lahore, Peshawar, Multan, Mohenjo-Daro, Thatta, and Karachi promises an enriching and diverse experience, spanning historical landmarks, cultural treasures, and the vibrant essence of Pakistan. Explore the grandeur of Mughal architecture at Lahore Fort and Badshahi Mosque, iconic landmarks reflecting the opulence of the Mughal era. Stroll through the Walled City of Lahore, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its bustling bazaars, historic gates, and vibrant atmosphere. Experience Lahore's renowned Food Street, indulging in local delicacies and street food, offering a culinary journey through Pakistani flavors. Wander through the historic Qissa Khwani Bazaar, known for its lively atmosphere, vibrant markets, and traditional Peshawari handicrafts. Explore the Multan Fort, a historical fortress showcasing a blend of various architectural styles and offering panoramic views of the city.
Explore the archaeological ruins of Mohenjo-Daro, an ancient Indus Valley Civilization city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Makli Necropolis, a vast cemetery with intricately designed tombs and monuments, representing centuries of Sindhi funerary art. Explore the Shah Jahan Mosque, an architectural masterpiece built during the Mughal era, showcasing a blend of Persian and local styles. Pay homage at the Quaid-e-Azam's Mausoleum, the final resting place of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Visit the Mohatta Palace, an iconic landmark showcasing a blend of Rajput and Islamic architecture, hosting art exhibitions and cultural events. This comprehensive tour ensures a deep dive into Pakistan's history, cultural heritage, and the unique flavors of each region, providing a holistic and unforgettable experience.
|Age: 05- 90 Years
|Best Time: Any
|Cost: 1950 Euro /person
- Accommodation in 3-4 star hotels with breakfast
- Air-conditioned transportation
- English-speaking guide
- Sightseeing tickets
- Local lunch
- Pick-up and drop-off services
- Tips for driver and guide
- Services not specifically stated in the itinerary
Cost (More than one person)
- for 2 persons: 1350 Euro per person
- for 3 persons: 1150 Euro per person
- for 4 persons: 1050 Euro per person
- for 5 persons: 950 Euro per person
- for 6 persons: 900 Euro per person
- for 8 persons: 850 Euro per person
- for 10 persons: 800 Euro per person
Prices for more than 10 persons are available on request.
Arrival - Islamabad - Taxila
Upon arrival at Lahore airport, our guests will be warmly greeted and transferred to their hotel in Lahore. Our odyssey leads us to the heart of Pakistan, the capital city of Islamabad, cradled amidst the awe-inspiring Margalla hills. Adorned with contemporary elegance, spacious boulevards, and meticulous urban planning, Islamabad unfolds with wide tree-lined streets, stately residences, impressive public edifices, and thoughtfully designed shopping precincts. Embarking on a scenic drive, we venture towards Taxila, an enthralling archaeological marvel that once stood as a pivotal city in the ancient kingdom of Gandhara. The remnants of Taxila echo with profound historical significance, spanning over a millennium from approximately 500 BC to 500 AD. Throughout its storied past, Taxila absorbed the influences of diverse conquering empires, weaving a rich tapestry of cultural heritage that captivates the discerning traveler. As the sun dips below the horizon, casting a warm glow on the ancient stones, we retreat to Islamabad for a tranquil overnight stay. With cherished memories of our exploration, we embrace the serenity of the capital, where the past and present seamlessly coexist, leaving an indelible mark on our journey through this fascinating corner of Pakistan. Overnight Islamabad.
Islamabad - Peshawar
Embarking on a new day, we set out on a picturesque journey to Peshawar, where the splendor of the 17th-century Mahabat Khan Mosque awaits our exploration. This architectural marvel, hailing from the Mughal era, stands as a testament to the grandeur of its time. Wandering through the vibrant streets of Qissa Khawani Bazaar, fondly known as the Street of Storytellers, we find ourselves amidst a lively tapestry of local life. The bustling atmosphere is teeming with the presence of donkeys, goats, sheep, camels, and locals indulging in the timeless pleasures of hookahs or tea. A scarcity of women is noted, and those encountered are accompanied by their male companions, adding a unique cultural dimension to our journey. Our expedition carries us further to Takht Bhai, an ancient Parthian archaeological site nestled in Mardan. Once a Zoroastrian complex, it evolved into a Buddhist monastic center, dating back to the 1st century BCE. Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Takht Bhai unfolds its historical significance, weaving a narrative that captivates the discerning traveler. As the day gracefully concludes, we trace our steps back to Islamabad for a restful overnight stay. Our hearts resonate with the echoes of cultural exploration, each moment etched into the fabric of our memories. Overnight Peshawar.
Islamabad - Rohtas Fort - Lahore
Continuing our expedition towards Lahore, we find ourselves captivated by the allure of Rohtas Fort, a distinguished UNESCO World Heritage Site. Commissioned under the reign of Sher Shah Suri in 1548, this formidable stronghold stands as a masterpiece of Muslim military architecture, showcasing its brilliance in Central and South Asia. The fort's grandeur is unveiled through its imposing defensive walls and monumental gateways, each a testament to the ingenuity of its builders. Notably, Rohtas Fort holds a unique place in history, remaining impervious to conquest throughout its existence. Its unwavering resilience speaks volumes about the prowess and craftsmanship employed in its construction. As our journey unfolds, bringing us to the vibrant city of Lahore, we eagerly anticipate an enriching overnight stay. Ready to delve deeper into the cultural wonders that await, Lahore promises to unravel a tapestry of history and heritage, inviting us to immerse ourselves in its captivating stories. Overnight Lahore.
Embarking on our exploration of Lahore, we first set our sights on the magnificent Lahore Fort, an epitome of Mughal architecture. Within its regal confines, the Shish Mahal stands as a testament to the opulence and artistic finesse of the era, inviting us to marvel at its enchanting beauty. Our journey through Lahore's historical tapestry continues as we behold the grandeur of the Badshahi Mosque. Renowned as one of the world's largest historical mosques, it captivates with its architectural splendor and invites us to reflect on the cultural richness of this iconic city. Stepping into Lahore's old city, we find ourselves immersed in a vibrant atmosphere where history and culture intertwine seamlessly. Every narrow alley and ancient building tells a story, offering a captivating blend of the past and the present. As the day unfolds, our adventure takes us to the Wagah Border, a symbolic divide between nations. Here, we witness a remarkable ceremony characterized by a handshake and a spectacular martial display, an experience that etches itself indelibly into our memories. The Wagah Border ceremony stands as a unique testament to the shared history and cultural ties between the two countries. Our exploration of Lahore promises a journey through time, from the regal structures of Mughal emperors to the spirited energy of the Wagah Border. Each moment adds a layer to the rich tapestry of experiences, leaving us with a profound appreciation for the historical and cultural wonders that Lahore has graciously shared with us. Overnight Lahore.
Embarking on a day of cultural exploration, we commence our journey with a visit to the enchanting Shalimar Gardens, a manifestation of love and joy. Commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan, this Persian-style garden unfolds before us with its triple terraced splendor, featuring marvelous marble pavilions that stand as testaments to the pinnacle of Mughal aesthetics. Revered as one of the world's finest gardens, Shalimar Garden is a symphony of nature and architecture. Our quest for historical marvels leads us to the resplendent Emperor Jahangir's Tomb, a testament to the Mughal era's artistic brilliance. Surrounded by serene and symmetrical gardens, the tomb pays homage to the fourth Mughal emperor, offering a breathtaking display of mosaics and intricate inlay work. Continuing our exploration, we delve into the rich cultural and historical heritage of the region at the Lahore Museum. Here, rare manuscript miniatures and Islamic calligraphy take center stage, providing a comprehensive glimpse into the diverse tapestry of the region's culture and history. The museum becomes a portal to the past, allowing us to connect with the artistic and intellectual legacy that has shaped Lahore. As the day unfolds, each site visited adds a layer to our understanding of Lahore's cultural richness. From the romantic allure of Shalimar Garden to the majestic beauty of Jahangir's Tomb and the intellectual treasures within the Lahore Museum, our journey becomes a celebration of the enduring legacy left by the Mughal emperors and the vibrant heritage of this storied city. Overnight Lahore.
Lahore - Multan
Embarking on a scenic journey, we traverse the landscapes to reach Multan, a city steeped in mysticism and revered as one of the oldest surviving cities in southwest Asia. Multan's history intricately weaves through the tapestry of the entire sub-continent, bearing witness to countless invasions and struggles for control from the conquests of Alexander the Great to the epochs of the Mughals and the British. Multan, thus, emerges as a living testament to the resilient spirit and enduring history of the region. At the heart of Multan's allure lies its deep-rooted connection to spiritual and Sufi traditions. The city is a treasure trove of tombs and mausoleums dedicated to saints and Sufi mystics, earning it the enchanting moniker, the "City of Saints." As we traverse the narrow streets, each step echoes with the spiritual resonance that has permeated the city for centuries. Our exploration leads us to magnificent mausoleums, showcasing the architectural grandeur of the 11th and 12th centuries. These sacred structures stand as testament to Multan's rich cultural heritage, inviting us to marvel at the craftsmanship that has withstood the test of time. The city's skyline, adorned with these timeless monuments, tells tales of devotion, wisdom, and the indomitable human spirit. In Multan, every corner holds a piece of history, and each mausoleum becomes a portal to a bygone era. As we immerse ourselves in the city's mystique, we discover the captivating stories etched into its walls and the spiritual energy that lingers in the air an exploration that transcends time and connects us to the enduring legacy of Multan. Overnight Multan.
Multan - Uch Sharif - Bahawalpur
Embarking on our journey toward Bahawalpur, a city steeped in princely history, we first pause at Uch Sharif an ancient city that legend suggests was constructed by none other than Alexander the Great. Flourishing as an Islamic center from the 12th to the 17th centuries, Uch became a sanctuary for Muslim scholars seeking solace in its hallowed grounds. As we traverse the city's storied paths, we uncover its rich spiritual heritage, exploring the tombs and mausoleums that stand as testament to the wisdom and mysticism of a bygone era. Continuing our drive, we arrive at the majestic Derawar Fort, an imposing square structure with roots dating back to the 9th century. This architectural marvel stands as a sentinel in the desert landscape, inviting us to immerse ourselves in its grandeur. Within the fort's embrace, we discover the captivating Tomb of Nawabs and the Shahi Mosque, each echoing with the whispers of history and the opulence of Bahawalpur's regal past. As the day unfolds, our journey leads us to Hotel One Bahawalpur a haven where we can rest and unwind, surrounded by the echoes of a historic city. Here, we soak in the essence of Bahawalpur, reflecting on the tales of valor, culture, and princely charm that have shaped this unique corner of Pakistan. Our day's adventure is a seamless blend of ancient wonders and modern comforts, creating a tapestry of experiences that we carry with us into the heart of Bahawalpur. Overnight Bahawalpur.
Bahawalpur - Sukkur
Commencing our exploration of Bahawalpur, our day unfolds with a visit to the resplendent Noor Mahal an elegant Italian-style palace renowned for its unique architecture and picturesque surroundings. As we step into this regal abode, marveling at its grandeur, the well-manicured lawns and driveways beckon us to immerse ourselves in the timeless charm of this historical gem. Delving deeper into the historical fabric of Bahawalpur, we meander through the old city, uncovering its tales and traditions. Our journey leads us to the Al-Sadiq Mosque, a significant landmark that stands as a testament to the vision of Nawab Sadiq Khan Abbasi. Here, we absorb the spiritual ambiance and architectural beauty that echo the city's rich history. Continuing our odyssey, we drive to Sukkur, with a fascinating stop en route at the Seven Sisters' Tombs in Rohri, also known as Sateen Jo Aastan. Legend has it that these tombs are the final resting place of seven female friends who adhered to the tradition of purdah. Enveloped in enchanting tales, the tombs become storytellers of the lives and bonds that transcended time. Our day unfolds with a tapestry of architectural marvels, historical landmarks, and captivating narratives, each moment adding to the richness of our journey. In Bahawalpur and beyond, we tread upon the footsteps of the past, discovering the profound tales that have shaped the cultural mosaic of this enchanting region. Overnight Sukkur.
Sukkur - Mohenjo-Daro - Larkana
Embarking on our journey to Larkana, we are poised to unravel the historical treasures of this region. Our exploration begins with the majestic Kot Diji Fort, a testament to the architectural prowess of the Talpurs in the late 18th century. Perched atop a hill, this colossal fort provides sweeping panoramic views of Kot Diji in Khairpur, inviting us to marvel at its grandeur and appreciate the strategic significance it held in its time. Continuing our quest for historical marvels, we venture towards the iconic site of Mohenjo-Daro, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The archaeological excavations at Mohenjo-Daro have unearthed the splendor of an ancient city, revealing mud-brick and baked-brick buildings, an advanced drainage system, and an impressive citadel mound crowned with burnt brick towers. As we walk in the footsteps of an ancient civilization, we immerse ourselves in the rich history and architectural wonders that Mohenjo-Daro has preserved over the millennia. This journey through Larkana unfolds as a captivating odyssey, offering a glimpse into the ingenuity of past civilizations. From the formidable walls of Kot Diji Fort to the meticulously planned streets of Mohenjo-Daro, each site becomes a living testament to the resilience and brilliance of human history. As we explore these historical landmarks, we tread upon the echoes of an ancient era, connecting with the roots of our shared heritage. Overnight Larkana.
Larkana - Sehwan Sharif
Our journey unfolds as we arrive at Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, a place steeped in historical and cultural significance. Founded by Khuda Bakhsh Khan Bhutto, this location holds the solemn family graveyard of the Bhutto family. It serves as the eternal resting place for illustrious figures such as Zulfiqar, Murtaza, and Benazir Bhutto, with the mausoleum standing tall as a poignant tribute to their enduring legacy. As we pay our respects in this hallowed ground, the air is thick with the echoes of a family that has played a pivotal role in shaping the nation's destiny. Our expedition then takes us to the expansive Lake Manchar, a jewel in Pakistan's landscape and the largest natural freshwater lake in the country, ranking among the largest in South Asia. Nestled west of the Indus River, this majestic lake acts as a reservoir, collecting waters from various streams in the Kirthar Mountains before gracefully merging with the mighty Indus River. The serene beauty and ecological significance of Lake Manchar create a tranquil backdrop for reflection and appreciation. As the day draws to a close, we journey to Sehwan, our chosen haven for the night. This vibrant city promises more wonders and cultural gems to explore in the days ahead. With Garhi Khuda Bakhsh and Lake Manchar imprinted in our memories, we eagerly anticipate the discoveries that Sehwan and its surroundings hold for us in the continuing chapters of our expedition. Overnight Sehwan Sharif.
Sehwan - Hyderabad
Our day unfolds with a pilgrimage to the revered shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, a beacon of spirituality whose mausoleum draws a multitude of devoted followers. The vibrant atmosphere surrounding the shrine is a tapestry of diverse backgrounds, with people from all walks of life converging to pay their respects to the esteemed saint. As we soak in the fervent energy and devotional spirit, the air resonates with the collective prayers and aspirations of the pilgrims. Continuing our journey, we drive to Bhit Shah, where another architectural gem awaits the shrine of Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai, a beloved Sufi saint, poet, and musician. This sacred site holds profound cultural and spiritual significance, acting as a magnet for visitors from near and far. As we step into the hallowed grounds of the shrine, we immerse ourselves in the rich heritage and mystical ambiance that envelops this place of profound spiritual resonance. As the sun sets, casting a warm glow on our day of spiritual exploration, we find solace and comfort at Hotel Indus in Hyderabad. Nestled in the embrace of reflection, we contemplate the profound experiences and connections forged amidst the sacred sites of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar and Shah Abdul Latif Bhattai. Our journey, steeped in spirituality and cultural richness, continues to unfold with each step, promising more discoveries and meaningful encounters in the days that lie ahead. Overnight Hyderabad.
Hyderabad - Thatta - Karachi
Our journey leads us to the enchanting Chaukundi Necropolis, where intricately carved sandstone tombs adorn the landscape, telling tales of a bygone era. Each tomb stands as a testament to the craftsmanship of the artisans who meticulously carved these stones, creating a captivating symphony of art and history. Our next destination is the remarkable Makli Necropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that unfolds like an open-air museum of tombs and mausoleums spanning centuries. As we wander through this vast necropolis, we marvel at the architectural wonders that have withstood the test of time, preserving the rich history of those laid to rest within its sacred grounds. Continuing our exploration, we visit the majestic Thatta Mosque, a masterpiece commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. The mosque's beauty lies in its exquisite blue glazed tile work, a testament to the artistic brilliance of its time. Stepping into this well-preserved sanctuary, we are transported to an era where craftsmanship and devotion converged to create architectural marvels. As the sun sets, casting a warm glow on the historical treasures we've encountered, we find rest and relaxation at Hotel Mehran in Karachi. Nestled in the heart of the bustling city, we reflect on the cultural and historical riches that have woven a tapestry of experiences throughout our day's exploration. Our journey through Chaukundi, Makli, and Thatta leaves an indelible mark, promising more adventures and discoveries as we continue to traverse the diverse landscapes of Pakistan. Overnight Karachi.
Embarking on our last day of exploration, we start with a panoramic tour of Karachi, capturing the vibrant essence of this bustling city. Our first stop is the magnificent Mausoleum of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the revered founder of Pakistan, where we pay homage to this visionary leader. The mausoleum's solemn grandeur sets the tone for a day of cultural immersion. Next on our itinerary is the Masjid-i Toba Mosque, known for its stunning architecture and serene ambiance. As we explore its intricacies, we absorb the spiritual tranquility that emanates from this architectural gem. Our journey then leads us to Empress Market, a lively marketplace offering a kaleidoscope of goods and local flavors, providing a vibrant snapshot of Karachi's daily life. Continuing our cultural odyssey, we visit the Mohatta Palace and the National Museum, where we delve into the rich heritage of Pakistan, encountering artifacts that narrate the country's storied past. The heart of Karachi beckons us to the Bohri Bazaar, where the vibrant atmosphere mirrors the charm of famous covered bazaars around the world. Our day concludes with a visit to Clifton Beach, a serene coastal retreat. Here, we unwind amidst the scenic beauty, the rhythmic waves, and the colorful camels that add a touch of whimsy to the coastline. As our cultural journey draws to a close, we transfer to Karachi airport for our onward flight, carrying with us the cherished memories of a profound exploration through the diverse landscapes and cultural wonders of Pakistan.