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7 Days Cultural trip Peshawar Swat Valley

7 Days Cultural trip Peshawar Swat Valley
7 Days Cultural trip Peshawar Swat Valley

Cultural trip to Peshawar Swat Valley

Visit Swat valley and Peshawar in 7 days. This cultural tour can be visited at any time of the year. A comprehensive tour of North West Frontier Province.

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 Indian sub-continent. This tour of Swat & Peshawar will introduce you to the historic Gandhara Buddhist heritage and traditions of Pathan culture.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Lahore/Islamabad

Pass By: Lahore Fort, Fort Road, Lahore 54000 Pakistan
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 hotel.


Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: ***hotel/GH

Day 2: Lahore Lahore Hay - Evening Fly Peshawar

Pass By: Lahore Museum, Lower Mall Road, Lahore Pakistan
Lahore

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 though the old walled city and visit the masterpiece of art: mosaic of glazed tiles - the Wazir Khan Mosque. In the evening we visit the Shalimar Garden, then drive to hotel for overnight.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: ***Hotel /GH

Day 3: Excursion Peshawar

Pass By: Peshawar Gandhara Museum, Near Peshawar Cantt Railway Station, Peshawar Pakistan
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 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 bazaar. Overnight at hotel.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: ***Hotel /GH

Day 4: Peshawar - Swat Mingora

Pass By: Swat Museum, Mingora Pakistan
Peshawar – Swat

Peshawar has always been important in the history of sub-continent because of its location in by : Khyber Pass & Gandhara civilization. The city is now known more for its special feel 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.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: ***Hotel / GH Resort

Day 5: Swat Kalam -Mingora

Pass By: Swat Museum, Mingora Pakistan
Swat (Excursion to upper swat valley)

After breakfast proceed for Kalam, en route visit Bahrain. The town Bahrain borders the Swat river and trout fishing is a favorite pastime. Kalam is 30 km from Bahrain and about 3000 m above sea level. Drive back to Mingora for overnight.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: ***hotel /GH

Day 6: Swat - Islamabad

Pass By: Islamabad Zoo, Pir Sohawa Road, Islamabad Pakistan
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 Indus river at Attock. You may stop for photo at the meeting point of Indus & Kabul rivers just beyond Attock bridge. By pass the important archaeological site of Taxila by evening we shall reach Islamabad.


No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Departure

Pass By: Islamabad Stock Exchange Tower, 55-B ISE Towers, Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad Pakistan
_ Departure

Morning transfer to air port for flight to home sweet home.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.



Duration:7 days
Commences in:Islamabad, Pakistan
Country:Pakistan
City:Islamabad

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