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Pakistan tour 2019-20

Pakistan Tour gives you the opportunity to explore the rich culture, traditions and the landscape of this great country. Pakistan has borders with Afghanistan, China and India.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pakistan Tour takes you from Karachi to Khunjerab Pass
  • Explore Karachi, Multan, Lahore and Islamabad
  • See the famous Sufi Shrines in Pakistan
  • Experience the Blood Boiling Flag Ceremony at Pak-Ind Border at Wagha.
  • Travel the thousands years old Silk Route beneath the beautiful Karakoram Peaks.
  • See Medieval Forts Hidden Among Pakistan’s Towering Mountains.
  • See The Historical Altit and Baltit Forts of the Hunza Valley.
  • Sneaky view of Nanga Parbat (8126m) and Rakaposhi (7788m) from KKH.

HOLIDAY OVERVIEW

Pakistan tour covers most of the areas of Pakistan, Starting from the Arabian Sea in the south to the roof of the wold in the north, Khunjerab pass. Pakistan is an amazing country which ranked world leading adventure destinations. It will become your favourite country in the world. Pakistan is a country of contrast with Thousands years old Cultures, Historical Building, Towering Peaks and Ancient Glaciers, swaying bridges and mountain villages. The Ancient Silk road leading all the way to China has been travelled by explorers, philosophers, conquerors, merchants, pilgrims and spies for thousands of years. Now is your chance to follow in their footsteps. This is an adventure unlike any other, this is Amazing Pakistan.

Since many years Trango Adventure have been organising Pakistan tour. Trango Adventure operates a 24-27 days  long Pakistan tour, duration may be longer or shorter depending on the clients experience, ability and time. We can also offer 7-10 days long Pakistan tour Packages.

Our Pakistan tour starting point is from Karachi. Our Representative will Meet & Greet you at Karachi International airport, then transfer you to the hotel for a rest to recover from the journey. We will meet in the afternoon for a briefing about the Pakistan tour and some sightseeing In Karachi. Beginning in Karachi you’ll have a chance to explore one of Pakistan’s most exciting and historic cities, before journeying across a landscape filled with World Heritage ruins and dazzling Sufi mausoleums. After doing the sightseeing in Karachi, you will take the luxury night train to Multan. Trains to Multans are air condition with comfortable beds, Lcd TV and have small cabins with restaurants. You will arrive in Multan early in the morning. From the train station you will head toward the hotel to check in and have a rest. We will meet again in the afternoon for a tour. Multan is famous for its Sufi shrines, here you will discover the tombs of some of the country’s most revered mystics and poets. Multan is a culturally and historically rich city, it has so much to offer so you will have two days in Multan then Drive to Lahore. Depending on the size of the group, we usually use Tourist buses and coaches for Our tours in Pakistan. Lahore is the Culture hub of modern Pakistan so you will have two days to discover this amazing city. You will visit Badshahi Mosque, Minare Pakistan Wagha border for the flag ceremony and many other famous and historical places. After Lahore you will head towards the Capital of Pakistan Islamabad VIA Kheora Salt Mine. Kheora Salt mine is the world oldest and second biggest salt mine in the world. Islamabad is a green city which is surrounded by the Marghala hills. After spending a night in Islamabad, you will leave the capital city behind and continue your journey towards historical Taxila, haripur, Hassan Abdal, Abbotabad then Besham. Next morning you will start your adventure towards the North on the famous Karakoram Highway, will spend the night in a luxury hotel in Chillas Town then continue your Journey along the Indus river to Skardu. Skardu is the Capital of ancient Baltistan Kingdom. Skardu is the getaway to K2, Broad Peak, Masherbrum and many other world famous mountains. After visiting the Baltistan region you will continue your Pakistan tour towards Karimabad in the Gilgit and Hunza Valley. Karimabad is the Capital of Hunza Valley which is surrounded by the Pillars of the mighty Karakoram Peaks, Beautiful Altit and Baltit Fort. Karakoram Highway becomes more magical as we travel higher up towards Gulmit. Gulmit will be our last stop over on the Silk Route in Pakistan Side. On our last day of Pakistan tour you will drive to Khunjerab Pass. Khunjerab pass is the trade border between Pakistan and China. Those groups who will be travelling to china will continue their journey towards Tashgurkan, China and the groups who are doing only the Pakistan tour will head back to Karimabad then to Gilgit to take a flight to Islamabad.

We strongly believe that our “Pakistan tour” is one of the best tours to explore Pakistan from the Arabian sea to the roof of the world Khunjerab Pass. Our 4 decades of experience and beauty of Pakistan will create an amazing life long memory for you.

BRIEF ITINERARY
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ARRIVAL DAY IN KARACHI, PAKISTAN:

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SIGHTSEEING IN KARACHI:

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NIGHT TRAIN TO MULTAN 13-HOURS:

5-6

SIGHTSEEING IN MULTAN:

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DRIVE TO LAHORE (350 km) 6-HOURS:

8-9

SIGHTSEEING IN LAHORE:

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DRIVE TO ISLAMABAD (380 km) 4-HOURS:

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SIGHTSEEING IN ISLAMABAD:

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DRIVE TO BESHAM (270 km) 7-HOURS:

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DRIVE TO CHILLAS (200 km) 7-HOURS:

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DRIVE TO SKARDU (260 km) 6-HOURS:

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SIGHTSEEING IN SKARDU:

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DRIVE TO KHAPLU (103 km) 2-3 HOURS:

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DRIVE TO SKARDU VIA SHIGAR (125 km) 3-4 HOURS:

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REST & SIGHTSEEING IN SKARDU:

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DRIVE TO GILGIT (200 Km) 4-Hours:

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DRIVE TO KARIMABAD (105 km) 3-HOURS:

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SIGHTSEEING IN KARIMABAD:

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DRIVE & BOAT TO GULMIT (45 km) 3 HOURS:

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DRIVE TO KHUNJERAB PASS (4,880m) 3-HOURS DRIVE :

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DRIVE & BOAT TO KARIMABAD , 6 HOURS:

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DRIVE TO GILGIT:

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FLIGHT TO ISLAMABAD:

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DEPARTURE DAY- FLY BACK HOME:

Additional information

Duration27 Days
GradeLight

Map Of  Pakistan tour

Introduction

Trango Adventure has a long track record of organising Tours in Pakistan. We organise Pakistan tour Through out the years. We designed our itinerary based on Over 40 Years of experience, which is the best in terms of acclimatization, safety and enjoyment.

It is our intention to keep to the day by day itinerary detailed below, although there might be some flexibility due to local conditions or other factors beyond our control. If this is the case the trek leader will do everything possible to work out the changes to the itinerary in order to minimise your inconvenience.

Adventure travel requires an open and flexible attitude. You may experience extreme conditions, unpredictable weather and last-minute changes to the itinerary beyond our control. The ability to work in team is an important aspect of all of our trips.

DETAILED ITINERARY

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ARRIVAL DAY IN KARACHI, PAKISTAN:

Karachi is the start point of our Pakistan Tour, most of the International flights arrive in Karachi. We will meet you at the airport then transfer you to the hotel to check inn. In the late afternoon there is an option to do one of the sightseeings. Karachi is a City which does not sleep, all the shops, restaurant, and all the tourist attraction points remain opens till very late in the evening.
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SIGHTSEEING IN KARACHI:

Karachi is also the ex capital of Pakistan. Being Situated on the side of Arabian Sea, it has Beautiful Sandy Beache. We will visit the famous Clifton Sea front. Other Attraction are, Tomb of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founders of Pakistan, Culturally rich and Historical Sadar Bazar, Karachi Museum, Mohatta Palace, Frere Hall.
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NIGHT TRAIN TO MULTAN 13-HOURS:

Today we will take the night train from Karachi to Multan. The Journey will be in the First class Cabins and they are Air Conditions and has Lcd TV. Cabins has 6 seats and 6 comfortable beds. Dinner will be served on Board. We will arrive in Multan in the early mornings to have the traditional Multani Breakfast.
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SIGHTSEEING IN MULTAN:

Multan is one of the oldest cities in South Asia. It has seen a lot of warfare because of its location on a major invasion route between south Asia and central Asia. Multan was ruled by the various native empires before the invasion of Alexander the Great. During the early period, Multan was known as the city of gold for its large and wealthy temples. It is famous for its Sufi shrines, Tomb of Shah Rukne Alam, Tomb of Bhahudin Zkiria, fort Khona, Dehli Gate and many other sufi Tombs. All these Tombs stays open till 8pm and seven days a week. Thursday and Fridays are the busiest time. We will do some sightseeing on the Arrival day from Karachi and some next day.
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DRIVE TO LAHORE (350 km) 6-HOURS:

We will continue our Pakistan tour towards Lahore. Our journey will be mainly on the Highway passing through some of the Punjab main cities. The main Cities which we will pass through will be Okara, Chicha watani, Sahiwal, Khaniwal, Mianchanu and Khaniwal. We will do few stops along the highway for tea breaks, visit mango fields and handicraft shops. It is a pleasant Journey with beautiful landscapes
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SIGHTSEEING IN LAHORE:

We will arrive in Lahore late in the afternoon. Will check in the Hotel. Later in the evening, when everyone has freshen up, we will Take you for a Traditional Lahore dinner in a very traditional restaurant. Lahore is the second biggest city of Pakistan and it is the Capital of Punjab Province. It is the cultural capital and the heart of modern-day Pakistan. It has evolved through history, starting from The Jain religion, Hindu, Buddhist, Greek and Muslim Then the British Colony. There are so much to see in Lahore, the main Attractions are, Badshahi Mosque, Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore Fort, Lahore Museum, Pak & India Border (wahga border) where the famous flag ceremony take place. Wahga Border is one and half hour drive from the main Lahore City. The flag ceremony starts at 4pm and finish at 5pm.It take place everyday, weekends are more crowded and busier. All the above attractions stays open til 8pm.

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DRIVE TO ISLAMABAD (380 km) 4-HOURS:

Lahore and Islamabad is connected through an excellent motorway link. It is quite a scenic journey as we will be passing through many villages of Punjab with the Kino fields (this region produces among the best citrus fruits in the world). We will do few stop along the route to buy some fresh Kenus. visiting the kenu field is a possibility but depending on the available time. On the way we will visit the world-famous Kheora Salt mines. Pakistan has the World’s second largest and oldest salt mines. The salt mine were discovered by the troops of ALEXANDER the great in 320 BC. Kheora Salt mine is a major Tourist Attraction,with around 25,0000 visitor every year. Visitors are taken into the Salt mine on a mini train for a tour. Inside the mine, there are the sculpture of Badshahi Mosque, Great wall of china, and many other famous personalities of pakistan. All the sculpture are made of Salt rocks with beautiful lightning. There is also a shop which sells Salt rock lamps and other Salt rock products. It has a coffee shop as well. Kheora salt lamps are sold around the world under the name of Himalayan Salt lamp. After the Kheora salt mountains we will be passing through the green Kalar Kahar valley with a lake. We will not stop at the lake as we still have few hours of driving to do before Arriving Islamabad.
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SIGHTSEEING IN ISLAMABAD:

Islamabad is a purpose-built City, which was built-in 1961 as the new capital of Pakistan. It is a lush green city surrounded by the Marghala hill. Faisal Mosque and Marghala Hills and the local Bazar are the main attraction. These attraction remains open seven days a week 24 hours. Parliament house and other main buildings can only be viewed from outside. In the morning we will visit the Faisal mosque and local Markets then heads toward Marghala hill in the afternoon.
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DRIVE TO BESHAM (270 km) 7-HOURS:

Today we will start our Epic Journey towards Karakoram Highway. We will stop over in Taxila for few hour to explore the culture and the history of Taxila City. Taxila is an important archaeological site of ancient India, situated about 32 km north-west of Islamabad. The origin of Taxila as a city goes back to c.1000 BCE. Some ruins at Taxila date to the time of the Achaemenid Empire in the 6th century BCE. We will pass through some other culturally rich and historical Towns, Hassan Abdal, Hari Pur, Abbot Abbad then Besham. We will do few stops along the ways for tea breaks. KKH takes off from Hasan Abdal. Besham is a nice town to stay. It has a nice bazar and good standard Hotels. There is no Tourist attractions in Besham.
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DRIVE TO CHILLAS (200 km) 7-HOURS:

Your Pakistan tour continues toward The Karakoram Mountain. The road follows every twist and turn off the Indus River. About 190 km after Besham, the road meets Chillas which appears to be a ‘oasis in a desert’. Chillas has a unique charm. Here we will have a magnificent view of the three World highest Mountain ranges: Karakoram in the north, Himalayas in east and Hindu Kush in west. Chillas is the getaway to Nanga Parbat (8,126m). Nanga Parbat is the ninth world highest mountain, which is one of the hardest mountain to climb. It has a nick name of Killer Mountain. In Chillas there are no Tourist attractions.
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DRIVE TO SKARDU (260 km) 6-HOURS:

The road gradually gains height but one does not feel it until you reaches Alam Bridge. Along The Karakoram highway there are many attractions like a beautiful rock carving of Buddha, also dotted with villages which are on a very steep grassy slope. After 2 hours drive we will leave Karakoram Highway behind and follow the Indus River to Skardu. The area is laden with fruits like apricot, cherries and apple trees. We will be doing few stops along the way for tea breaks and buy fresh fruit from the locals.
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SIGHTSEEING IN SKARDU:

Skardu is the Capital of Baltistan Valley. Baltistan was one of the oldest Himalayan kingdoms before being incorporated into Pakistan. It lies along the Indus River in the very heart of the Karakoram mountains,comprising the northern edge of the Himalayas and nearly the entire Karakoram Range. The Balti people speak an ancient form of Tibetan and have a strong and fascinating culture. after breakfast we will visit the Sadpara Lake, have a tea there and enjoy the breath-taking scenery. We will head back to Skardu town for lunch. after lunch we will visit the Famous Organic Village, where everything grows organically. Dinner will be serve in the hotel.
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DRIVE TO KHAPLU (103 km) 2-3 HOURS:

Today we continue our epic Pakistan tour towards Khapulu along the Indus River. We will pass through some lush green Balti Villages to arrive in Khapulu. Khapulu was the second-largest kingdom in old Baltistan of the Yabgo dynasty. It guarded the trade route to Ladakh along the Shyok River. The Main Attraction in Khaplu are the Chaqchan Mosque, local village, Bazar and the ex Khapulu Royal Palace.The Ex Royal palace considered an architectural heritage, it was built-in the mid 19th century. The ex Royal Palace has now turned into a Luxury Hotel, we will be staying here for the night. We will have lunch in the Royal Palace then heads out to visit the local village, Bazar and Chaqchan. Chaqchan Mosque, Dating from 1370, is one of the oldest in the region, it dates from the time when the area’s populace converted en mass from Buddhism to Islam. Chaqchan Mosque remains open (except friday prayer time) 24 hours and seven days a week.
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D-17

DRIVE TO SKARDU VIA SHIGAR (125 km) 3-4 HOURS:

Our vehicles will already be waiting for us, so we make an early start for the return drive to Shigar through the lush green villages of Khapulu Valley. We have a faster, smoother journey on a paved road following the great Indus River into Shigar Valley. Shigar is the getaway to K2 and many other famous treks and peaks. In Shigar, we will visit the historical fort, which is now turn into a museum and Luxury hotel. It is belong to the same brand of Khapulu Palace hotel. We will have lunch here then drive to Skardu. Shigar fort remains open 24 hours and 7 days a week. Along the way we will make few stops to buy fresh fruits from the locals and visit agriculture fields.
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REST & SIGHTSEEING IN SKARDU:

A full day of Skardu Tour. Skardu is the Capital of Baltistan and it is the getaway to K2, Deosai Plato, Masherbrum Peaks and many other famous Karakoram Peaks. In Skardu, Trekkers and climber usually do their Finale purchasing and top ups for their journey. It is a historical and culturally rich Town so it has so much to offer. After breakfast we will visit the nearly 300 years old Kharpocho fort. The view of Skardu town and Indus River from the fort is spectacular. After visiting the fort we will Heads towards the Upper Kachura Lake and its village. We will have lunch on the side of the lake and visit the local village. Later in the afternoon we will head back to the local bazar of Skardu. The fort and local bazar remains open till very late in the evening.
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DRIVE TO GILGIT (200 Km) 4-Hours:

After Breakfast we will head towards Gilgit. We will continue our journey along the Indus River until the junction of Gilgit River, then follow Gilgit river on the Karakoram Highway to Gilgit city. Gilgit is the Capital of Gilgit & Baltistan Region. It is mainly an administrative city with Government offices and a lot of shops and markets. Gilgit was an important city on the ancient Silk Route. It was considered as a Buddhism corridor from which many Chinese monks came to Kashmir to learn and preach Buddhism. There is no Tourist Attraction in Gilgit. Depending on the time available, perhaps we visit the local Bazar in the afternoon. We will stay in Gilgit for the night. Along the way we will do few stop for tea breaks and lunch.
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DRIVE TO KARIMABAD (105 km) 3-HOURS:

From Gilgit we will drive Further up about 52 km to rejoin the Karakoram Highway. After joining The Karakoram highway, we will cross the Gilgit river and enters into Hunza Valley. This area is the most beautiful section of the KKH. It is the right place to breathe the crystalline air. One is overwhelmed by the fragrant breeze coming from poplar trees and orchids of apricots, peaches, pears and grapes. We will stop over for a tea break at the Famous Rakaposhi Mountain (7,788m) View point.

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SIGHTSEEING IN KARIMABAD:

Karimabad is the Capital of the ancient Hunza Valley, It has adequate tourist infra-structure  as it has plenty of café, hotels, motels, guesthouses, bookshops. In Hunza you will notice that they speak different language. In Karimabad, we will visit the famous Baltit and Altit Forts, local Bazar and drive up to Eagle nest. After Breakfast we will walk along the loca small Bazar (15-20 min walk) towards the famous Baltit Fort, Founded in the 8th CE, it is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Once the former seat of the Hunza kingdom, majestic Baltit Fort is on a hill, which gives the best view of whole Hunza Valley. After visiting the Baltit fort, we will drive (15 min drive) to Altit Fort. We use jeeps to drive to the spectacular Eagles Nest at 2850m, surrounded by 7000m peaks.
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DRIVE & BOAT TO GULMIT (45 km) 3 HOURS:

As we moves further up, the Karakoram Highway becomes more spectacular. It rides high on the eastern side of the Hunza river. We will drive on KKH to Atta Abad Lake. Atta Abad Lake was created in January 2010 by a huge landslide. It is a 2 hours Boat ride to the other side of lake. From the other side we continue our drive to Gulmit. Gulmit is a centuries-old historic Village, surrounded by Pillars of mountain peaks and glaciers. It was the summer Capital of Ancient Hunza Valley. We will visit the old Summer Palace of King of Hunza, which stands at the northern edge of Gulmit’s historic Polo Ground. Gulmit is a very small Village, we will visit the local Bazar, the village, and Old places of worships, now used as libraries, also adorn the Gulmit valley.
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DRIVE TO KHUNJERAB PASS (4,880m) 3-HOURS DRIVE :

Today will be our Last Day on the ancient Silk Route on Pakistan side. We start early To reach Khunjerab Pass. We will pass through some beautiful landscape and villages; Passu, in the backdrop Karakoram Cones. View of Passu Glacier is spectacular, also see the famous suspension bridge on Hunza River at hussani. One of the prominent town on the way is “Passu”. Its location is ideal for being at the junction of several waters. It has nice hotels and infra-structure for tourists and trekkers. Sost is the last town inside Pakistan. It is border post, 88 km before Khunjerab Pass. It is an immigration and custom checkpoint. Buses for China also originate here. We will see dust-laden buses returning from China. Beyond Sost, there are no villages or human settlements on the way. From Khunjerab Pass you enter into China to reach Chinese town of Tashgurghan. A major Chinese city is Kashgar about 420 km away.

PLEASE NOTE. THE KHUNJERAB PASS IS CLOSED AT THE WEEKEND.

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(Note we can provide services until Kashgar, if required).

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DRIVE & BOAT TO KARIMABAD , 6 HOURS:

We will head back to Karimabad on Karakoram Highway. Night stay will be in Karimabad
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DRIVE TO GILGIT:

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FLIGHT TO ISLAMABAD:

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DEPARTURE DAY- FLY BACK HOME:

Pakistan tour date and prices

Groups – Chose your own Dates

Tour Starts From Karachi-Domestic Flight Inc

BEST SEASON PRICE (USD)    TYPE DEPOSIT
Mar-Apr-May usd $4,100  Full Board US $ 820
Jun-Jul-Aug usd $4,100 Full Board US $ 820

Pakistan tour prices are based on full board which includes Domestic flights as well (If apply to your Trip). Pakistan Tour dates and prices are for the itinerary based from Karachi To Islamabad. International flights from most cities arrives in Karachi in the morning, Return flights will depart from Islamabad International airport on the last day of the itinerary. Your Guide will Meet and Greet you at Karachi International Airport, will stay with you through out the Journey and see you off at Islamabad Airport.

Please be aware that there are often only a limited number of seats available at the advertised price, particularly for the regional fixed departures. To Secure a place we recommend that you book as early as possible, especially during peak times. If we are unable to secure seats at the price shown, we will contact you with an alternative quote.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE – NO SURCHARGE GUARANTEE:

The price of our holidays can change depending on a variety of factors but unlike some other tour operators, Trango Adventure have undertaken to guarantee the price of your holiday will not change after you have booked. The price when you book is the price you will pay, whether you are booking for this year or the next. Book early to avoid any tour price increases, get the best prices and take advantage of our ‘No Surcharge Guarantee’. Trango Adventure is a Government licensed and bonded tour operator to follow the strict Regulation set by the Tourism Department of Pakistan.

We accept Bank Transfers, PayPal and all major Credit & debit Cards.

What’s Included

  • An experienced professional Culture Guide.
  • Airport transfers for Domestic & international flights.
  • Internal flights and associated airport transfers
  • All land transport involved in the itinerary
  • Accommodation as described
  • All meals
  • All permit fees.

What’s not Included

  • Travel insurance
  • Pakistan Visa
  • Tips for local guides and support staff
  • Guided Islamabad sightseeing
  • Miscellaneous expenses
  • souvenirs etc
  • PLEASE NOTE: an airport departure tax of Rs1500 is sometimes payable

Meal Plan

Fully-inclusive meals throughout, from lunch on Day 1 to breakfast on Last Day.

Accommodation

During the Pakistan tour, you will spend all nights in good tourist standard hotel. Accommodation at each of these hotels is twin-sharing with en-suite facilities. If you are travelling by yourself you will be paired with another single client of the same sex. It is possible to hire a single room for an additional cost. Additional hotel nights in Islamabad are also available. For hotel prices and single supplement costs please refer to the dates and prices page of the trip on our website. Hotels are subject to availability and prices may vary.

Health & Vaccinations

You should contact your doctor or travel clinic to check whether you specific require any vaccinations or other preventive measures. You should be up to date with routine courses and boosters as recommended in the UK e.g. diphtheria-tetanus-polio and measles-mumps-rubella), along with hepatitis A and typhoid. Malarial prophylaxis is dicretionary for this trip. Malaria exists in the area around Islamabad. However, incidences of urban transmission of malaria are extremely low. In Skardu and in the mountains there is no malaria risk. A certificate of yellow fever vaccination is required if travelling from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission and for travellers having transited for more than 12 hrs through an airport of a country with risk of yellow fever transmission. Travellers who intend to visit Pakistan for 4 weeks or more that proof of Polio vaccination will be required on exit of the country. On holidays to more remote areas you should also have a dentist check up. A good online resource is Travel Health Pro.

Dengue fever is a known risk in places visited. It is a tropical viral disease spread by daytime biting mosquitoes. There is currently no vaccine or prophylaxis available and therefore the best form of prevention is to avoid being bitten. We recommend you take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.
INSURANCE

We highly recommend that you have adequate travel insurance for your trip with Trango Adventure Pakistan. We recognise the complexity and variety of choice in the insurance market and know that many of you either have your own preferred insurer or have annual multi trip cover in place already. If this is the case, please ensure that your insurer is aware of your Trango Adventure itinerary and can agree to cover the activities being undertaken.

Trango Adventure do not provide any advice on travel insurance, although it is Highly recommended  that you have travel insurance which covers the activities which you are likely to be undertaking on your holiday.

It is strongly recommended that suitable cancellation insurance is purchased at the time of booking as all deposits (Royalty Fees) for Expedition are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Suggested insurance companies include:

Expeditions or Treks

Treks only:

Group Leader & Support Staff

Pakistan tour group will be led by an experienced culture Guide. During the trek the group will be accompanied by a full support crew.

Altitude

Pakistan tour involves going to very high altitude. During the course of your trip you will be above 4,000 metres for 1-2 days. This is not something that you should worry about; the human body is quite capable of adapting to a very wide range of altitudes, but it is important that we follow some simple rules in order to acclimatise successfully. Before coming on this holiday you should get some basic advice on Tours at high altitude.

Climate

From mid June to August, we can expect to encounter temperatures as high as 40°C at Karachi, Multan and Lahore, and 25°C in The Gilgit Baltistan Region. The weather is generally good throughout the summer season, with clear skies and little rain or snow. However, weather in mountainous areas is difficult to predict, and short-lived storms can occur at any time of the year.

Books

  • Trekking in Pakistan. Isobel Shaw.
  • Karakoram Highway. King.
  • Top Treks of the World. Steve Razzetti.
  • In the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods. Galen Rowell.
  • K2 Triumph and Tragedy. Jim Curran.

Passport & Visas

A passport with 6 months remaining validity at the end of your stay is generally required for visits to countries outside the EU. The information that we provide is for UK passport holders. Please check the relevant embassy or consulate for other nationalities. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the correct travel documents and visas for your holiday. Visa requirements and charges are subject to change without notice. If you are travelling outside the EU you should have at least 2 blank pages in your passport for each country that you visit.

VISA PAKISTAN

All nationalities require a visa to enter into Pakistan. The visa fee is approximately GBP £134 and you must apply for it prior to departure. To obtain a visa for Pakistan you will require a letter of introduction from an approved agency which will be provided by Trango Adventure. For treks to K2 you will also be required to submit a copy of the group ‘Restricted Area’ permit which will be provided by Trango. Visa applications can only be made in person at one of 5 application centres located in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Bradford. Please download the detailed information document.

Note: if you are continuing your tour to china then you have to get the visa for china from you home country.

Equipment List

 As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

We will send you a list of detail items closer to your Holiday departure.

please do drop us an email at [email protected] if you need more information regarding “Pakistan tour”.

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