Trip to Pakistan
Duration : 11 Days
Destinations Covered : Karachi, Hyderabad, Sehwan, Larkana,
Moenjodaro, Sukkur, Bahawalpur, Multan, Harappa, Lahore
Welcome at Karachi airport. You will be recieved by our representatives and
transferred to hotel. After taking rest and having lunch, you would be taken
to a handicraft gallery and then a Punjabi hotel for dinner.
Depart for the historical town of Hyderabad via Thatta, also closely
associated with history. Alexander the Great used Thatta port to rest his
tired soldiers. Some excellent architecture of Mughal period can be seen
here. Move forward on your drive to Hyderabad.
Full day expedition to Bhit Shah & Hala. Bhit Shah is known for the
shrine of Shah Abdul Latif, a famous Sufi poet of Indian sub-continent
during 18th century. It is centre of devotional activities. In its
neighborhood is Hala, most well-known handicraft centre of Sindh.
We move on to Larkana. En route we visit Sehwan where the shrine of great
Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, a renowned sufi saint of medieval era is
located. Folk music and colorful dress are the attractions of Sehwan. We go
to Larkana then.
Visit to Moenjodaro. It is the archaeological site of the Indus
Civilisation. This civilisation flourished here around 5000 years ago. The
civilisation was aware of almost every aspect of town planning. The museum
here displays number of priceless relics.
Expedition to Kot Diji, famous for an early 19th century fort built by the
former rulers of Sindh. We would also visit a pre-historic site. A
sightseeing tour of Sukkur would also be undertaken. Various historic
monuments would also be visited.
Visit Bhong which is known a modern mosque. It has been awarded the Aga
Khan Award for architecture. Gold leaf, onyx and mirror work has been used
extravagantly in in the making of this mosque.
Next stop is Multan, a historic city famous as the city of saints. Visit
Old Ford which hosts attractions such as Shah Shams Tabriz and Shah
Rukn-e-Alam. Sprawling city can be viewed from Damdama, the topmost point in
Visit to Harappa, an important site of Indus Valley Civilisation. The site
conjurres up images of centuries ago. We would visit the museum in Harappa
We visit Lahore, the cultural hub of Pakistan. The historic fort is the
foremost attraction of the city. The fort holds attractions like Shish
Mahal. Nearby is the Badshahi mosque. In close vicinity is the tomb of
Iqbal, the famous poet and philosopher and the sites related to Maharaja
Ranjit Singh and Guru Arjun Dev. We would also take you to Shalimar Gardens,
laid out during the rule of Shah Jahan, the famous Mughal emperor. Lahore
museum and Emperor Jehangir's mausoleum too would be visited.
You would be taken to airport for departure flights.