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Cultural trip Lahore, Swat, Peshawar Valley Pakistan

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Cultural trip Lahore, Swat, Peshawar Valley Pakistan

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Visit Lahore, Swat valley, and Peshawar in 7 days. This cultural tour can be visited at any time of the year. A comprehensive tour of North Khyber Pathunka.

An exciting journey from Lahore to Peshawar on the Grand Trunk Road, then to the fertile Swat valley. Tour ends back in Islamabad, the federal capital of Pakistan. Visit Peshawar the historic gateway to the Indian sub-continent. This tour of Swat & Peshawar will introduce you to the historic Gandhara Buddhist heritage and traditions of Pathan culture.

 

Overview

(All year)

Day              To                  Mode     Height    Stay

1              Arr. Lahore          Flight     195       hotel

2             Lahore                 AC van 195        hotel

3             Peshawar            Flight     350       hotel

4             Swat                    AC van 2200      hotel

5             Swat                     AC van  2200    hotel

6             Islamabad           AC van 570        hotel

7             Departure           Flight                  home

07 Days
1
Day 01

Arrive Lahore/Islamabad

 

Lahore - the cultural heart of Pakistan, the capital of Punjab, and the premier Moghul city. Above all, in Pakistan, the city is known for its lively atmosphere. Dinner in a typical restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

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Day 02
Lahore Lahore Hay To see Lahore is to be born again, that’s what the village folk tell each other in Punjab. We visit the Moghul monuments: The 17th-century Badshahi Mosque, with marble domes and red sandstone arches. The fort of Lahore is rightly called a mosaic of Moghul architecture as it displays the taste of all the Moghul Emperors. Walk through the old walled city and visit the masterpiece of art: a mosaic of glazed tiles - the Wazir Khan Mosque. In the evening we visit the Shalimar Garden, then drive to the hotel overnight.
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Day 03
Peshawar (Khyber Pass day excursion) Morning flight to Peshawar, after some rest in hotel drive to Khyber Pass. Khyber Pass is the most important historic and strategic land route leading to the Indian sub-continent. All the historic invaders, including Alexander The Macedonian, had used this route to explore the wonders of fertile land that lies south of this pass. We may be allowed to go up to Michni Post from where you can have a panoramic view of the Pak-Afghan border and the Jalalabad province of Afghanistan. Lunch at Peshawar. (45 km one way) Evening excursion to the bazaar. Overnight at the hotel.
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Day 04
Peshawar – Mingorah Swat Peshawar has always been important in the history of the sub-continent because of its location in by Khyber Pass & Gandhara civilization. The city is now known more for its special feeling of being a frontier town than for its monuments. In the morning we will visit the street of story-tellers: Kissa Khawani bazaar, the street of Gold (Kasera bazaar), Karavan Serai, and Mahabat Khan Mosque & Museum of Peshawar, known for its collection of Gandhara artifacts. After lunch, we will drive to Swat. Swat, a land that shines with fruit-laden orchards, flower-filled slopes, meandering rivers, rumbling streams, and is surrounded by the mighty ranges of the Hindu Kush and Himalayas. The valley is 2,250 feet above sea level, Saidu Sharif and Mingora are the towns that form the twin capital of this area. Arrive and transfer to the hotel for overnight in Mingora.
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Day 05
Swat (Excursion to upper swat valley) After breakfast proceeds for Kalam, en route visit Bahrain. The town of Bahrain borders the Swat river and trout fishing is a favorite pastime. Kalam is 30km from Bahrain and about 3000m above sea level. Drive back to Mingora overnight.
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Day 06
Swat - Islamabad It's about six hours drive from Swat to Islamabad, traveling on the Grand Trunk Road laid down by the Pathan Emperor of United Indian Empire: Sher Shah Suri., crossing the Indus River at Attock. You may stop for a photo at the meeting point of the Indus & Kabul rivers just beyond Attock bridge. Bypass the important archaeological site of Taxila by evening we shall reach Islamabad.
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Day 07
Departure Morning transfer to airport for flight to home sweet home.

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Cost Includes: Accommodation on a twin sharing basis at standard category hotels in towns.  Meals: half board.  Transport: Air-conditioned transport for land transfers. Tips & Portage at airport & hotels, entrance fees at sites & museums. English speaking Guide. Cost Does Not Include Domestic/International airfare and airport taxes.  Any expense due to forced measures, cancellation of flight, landslides, natural calamities, acts of God, forced majeurs: beyond the control of Rock Valley Tours Pvt Ltd, its staff and suppliers.  Any expense of personal nature not mentioned above.

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