Pakistan,India,Wagah,Amritsar,Thatta,Karachi,Delhi

Pakistan and India. Ancient cities, Himalayas, Amritsar, Agra and Delhi

Pakistan,India,Wagah,Amritsar,Thatta,Karachi,Delhi
Pakistan and India. Ancient cities, Himalayas, Amritsar, Agra and Delhi
Price
$1286
+ flight to Karachi and from Delhi back home
Duration
14 days

A fabulous trip through the main holy sites and historic places of two neighboring countries. In Pakistan, we will visit the excavations of ancient cities and modern Karachi, historical treasures of Thatta and water villages. Next - the famous Wagah border with India, Golden Temple of the Sikhs, stunning mountains, Taj Mahal and the most interesting of Delhi.

  • Day 1
    Arrival in Karachi, checking into a hotel. City sightseeing: Mausoleum of the Father of the Nation Muhammad Jinnah, the National Museum of Pakistan, St. Patrick's Cathedral, palaces, mosques and markets.
  • Day 2
    Morning departure to Thatta (about 3 hours on the way), where we explore the architecture of the Mughal empire and the mosque of Shah Jahan - the one who has constructed the famous Taj Mahal in India. We will see the largest cemetery in the world - Makli Necropolis. On the way to Thatta we will stop near the Chakundi tombs and archaeological excavations of Banbhore - a city founded by Alexander the Great. Evening departure to Hyderabad (about 2.5 hours on the way). Evening city walk. Night in the hotel.
  • Day 3
    Morning transfer to Lake Manchar (about 3 hours). We will visit floating lake villages with boat houses, get to know the traditions of their inhabitants and observe the unique birds on the shores. After lunch - departure to Mohenjo-Daro (about 2.5 hours), where we will explore the ruins of the ancient city of Harappa civilization. Late evening transfer to Haipur (about 2 hours), from where we will departure to Punjab province in the sleeping train.
  • Day 4
    Arrival in Multan around 10 am, checking into a hotel. We will have the whole day to enjoy the city: the mosques and the mausoleum of Rukne Adam, the city gate and to feel the vibes of the markets in Old City. Night in Multan.
  • Day 5
    Early morning departure to Lahore (about 7 hours on the road). On the way we will stop at Harappa, the most important center of the ancient civilization in the Indus valley. We will visit excavations and local museum. Arrival in Lahore, check-in at the hotel.
  • Day 6
    Today we will experience the cultural capital of Pakistan - the city of Lahore. We are going to visit the Badakhshi mosque, the Lahore Fort and the Minar-e-Pakistan Square. In the afternoon, we will visit the famous Shalimar Gardens and drive to the town of Wagah to see the flag lowering ceremony on the Indo-Pakistani border (about 2 hours on the way). Return to Lahore for the night.
  • Day 7
    We continue to explore Lahore - visit Lahore Museum, where you can see the world-famous finds from the excavations of Mohenjo-Daro, enjoy the colorful Lahore bazaar Anarkala, try street food, walk to the Vazir Khan Mosque and the Sufi Date Durbar Shrine and see other interesting places. We then go to the border with India, cross the border and take a short trip (1 hour) to Amritsar where we check into a hotel.
  • Day 8
    We will visit the famous Golden temple, the most revered spiritual site of Sikhism. We will also have lunch with thousands of pilgrims and then take off to the city of Dharamsala (7 hours).
  • Day 9-10
    Arrival in Dharamsala, checking into a hotel in McLeod Ganj suburb. We explore the city, visit Dalai Lama's temple and monasteries. We will also trek to The Dhauladhar range (3-4 hours of walking) to enjoy stunning views of snow covered peaks. Next morning we take a bus to Manali (5 hours) where we check into a hotel in Vashisht guesthouse near hot springs.
  • Day 11-12
    We will enjoy hot springs, local park and visit 16th century Hidimbi Devi Temple. We will also walk to the sacred Bijli Mahadev temple with panoramic views of Kullu and Paravati valleys, visit a waterfall and a museum of Nicholas Roerich, the famous painter who lived in Manali. Night bus to Delhi.
  • Day 13-14
    Arrival in Delhi, checking into a hotel in the historic district. We will see the Lotus Temple, the Red Fort, the old district of Daryaganj, the main mosque of the Great Moguls Jama Masjid, the temple of Kalkaji, Qutb Minar. Next morning we take a train to Agra (3 hours on the way) where we will see Taj Mahal and the fort. Evening train back to Delhi. Flight back home.
Pakistan,India,Wagah,Amritsar,Thatta,Karachi,Delhi Pakistan,India,Wagah,Amritsar,Thatta,Karachi,Delhi
Trip code: INPA
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At a Glance
Karachi, Mosque of Shah Jahan, Hyderabad, Floating villages, Multan old city, Lahor, Shalimar Gardens, Makli Necropolis, Taj Mahal
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Group size 12 persons.

A fabulous trip through the main holy sites and historic places of two neighboring countries. In Pakistan, we will visit the excavations of ancient cities and modern Karachi, historical treasures of Thatta and water villages. Next - the famous Wagah border with India, Golden Temple of the Sikhs, stunning mountains, Taj Mahal and the most interesting of Delhi.

Is this trip for you?

This trip is of easy physical grade, it includes walks in cities and small towns, bus trips, as well as two night bus rides. Accommodation in tourist class hotels and guesthouses, most of them will have hot water and wi fi internet. 

Price of the trip includes:

  • Accommodation in double\twin rooms of hotels and guesthouses;
  • All transportation including buses, specially rented vehicles and public transportation of all kinds;
  • Professional guiding services.

To be paid separately:

  • Flight to Karachi and from Delhi back home;
  • Medical insurance (mandatory);
  • Tickets to museums, palaces, forts and other attractions ($55);
  • Food ($20-25 per day in Pakistan and $15 in India);
  • Visas ($103 for Indian visa and $35 for visa to Pakistan). 
At a Glance
Karachi, Mosque of Shah Jahan, Hyderabad, Floating villages, Multan old city, Lahor, Shalimar Gardens, Makli Necropolis, Taj Mahal
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A fabulous trip through the main holy sites and historic places of two neighboring countries. In Pakistan, we will visit the excavations of ancient cities and modern Karachi, historical treasures of Thatta and water villages. Next - the famous Wagah border with India, Golden Temple of the Sikhs, stunning mountains, Taj Mahal and the most interesting of Delhi.

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Citizens of most countries need visas to enter Pakistan and India.

Visa to Pakistan is obtained online.

To get Indian visa you have to visit consulate of India

We provide free visa consulting for our clients. 

At a Glance
Karachi, Mosque of Shah Jahan, Hyderabad, Floating villages, Multan old city, Lahor, Shalimar Gardens, Makli Necropolis, Taj Mahal
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