34 days in Pakistan Itinerary

34 days in Pakistan Itinerary

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Lahore
— 4 nights
2
Nathia Gali
— 2 nights
3
Chitral
— 4 nights
4
Islamabad
— 5 nights
5
Skardu
— 3 nights
6
Kel
— 2 nights
7
Hunza
— 2 nights
8
Gilgit
— 2 nights
9
Karachi
— 4 nights
10
Gwadar
— 1 night

4
nights
Lahore

Lahore ©
Seen by many to be the most forward-thinking, culturally important, and artistic of the country's metropolises, Lahore has plenty of charms, plenty of history, and plenty of people.
Get some historical perspective at Badshahi Mosque and Ali Hajvery's Tomb. Get some cultural insight at Lahore Fort and Army Museum. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Lahore Guided tours, make a trip to Aitchison College Lahore, appreciate the history behind Jehangir's Tomb & Kamran's Baradari Pavilion, and head outdoors with Bagh-e-Jinnah.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahore itinerary builder app.

San Francisco, USA to Lahore is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Pakistan Standard Time is 13 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in Lahore hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nathia Gali.

Things to do in Lahore

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Lahore Fort ©
Lahore Fort
Lahore Guided tours ©
Lahore Guided tours
Shahi Hammam ©
Shahi Hammam

2
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Nathia Gali

Nathia Gali ©
Nathia Gali or Nathiagali is a mountain resort town or hill station in Abbottabad District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. On the 17th (Mon), trek along Mukshpuri Top and then hike along Dunga Gali Pine Line Track. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Thandiani.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nathia Gali online itinerary planner.

Getting from Lahore to Nathia Gali by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In December in Nathia Gali, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Chitral.

Things to do in Nathia Gali

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Thandiani
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Dunga Gali Pine Line Track ©
Dunga Gali Pine Line Track
Thandiani ©
Thandiani

4
nights
Chitral

Chitral ©
Chitral: Khowar for "field"), is the capital of the Chitral District, situated on the western bank of the Chitral River in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Step off the beaten path and head to Chitral Gol National Park and Shandur Pass. Step out of the city life by going to Tirich Mir and Chitral Valley. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Chitral Fort and appreciate the views at Bumburet Valley.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chitral trip app.

Getting from Nathia Gali to Chitral by car takes about 8 hours. In December, Chitral is little chillier than Nathia Gali - with highs of 57°F and lows of 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Islamabad.

Things to do in Chitral

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Chitral Gol National Park ©
Chitral Gol National Park
Tirich Mir ©
Tirich Mir
Shandur Pass ©
Shandur Pass

5
nights
Islamabad

Islamabad ©
The country's capital since 1963, Islamabad has the look and feel of a planned administrative city because, by and large, that's exactly what it is.
Jaulian Buddhist Monastery and Pakistan Monument Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Faisal Mosque and Taxila Ruins. Venture out of the city with trips to Pir Sohawa (in Haripur) and Kashmir Point (in Murree). There's lots more to do: hike along Trail 5, look for all kinds of wild species at Bird Aviary, admire the natural beauty at Rose and Jasmine Garden, and examine the collection at Lok Virsa Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Islamabad tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Chitral to Islamabad in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chitral in December, with highs in Islamabad at 70°F and lows at 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Skardu.

Things to do in Islamabad

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Taxila, Pir Sohawa, Kashmir Point
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Jaulian Buddhist Monastery ©
Jaulian Buddhist Monastery
Trail 5 ©
Trail 5
Faisal Mosque ©
Faisal Mosque

3
nights
Skardu

Skardu ©
The notable peaks that surround Skardu may be rugged, daunting, and otherworldly, but the imposing reputation of its most famous natural attractions belies the more fertile, diverse, and homely aspects of the town.
Popular historic sites such as Khilingrong Mosque and Manthal Buddha Rock are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shigar Valley and Satpara Lake. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Deosai National Park. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at K2 Museum and explore the activities along Upper Kachura Lake.

Plan trip to Skardu with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Islamabad to Skardu by flight takes about 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Kel.

Things to do in Skardu

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shigar
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Upper Kachura Lake ©
Upper Kachura Lake
Shigar Valley ©
Shigar Valley
Manthal Buddha Rock ©
Manthal Buddha Rock

2
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Kel

Kel ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): delve into the distant past at Sharda Peeth and then take a stroll through Arang Kel. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Gurez Valley (Kel to Taobat).

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kel trip planner.

Drive from Skardu to Kel in 11 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hunza.

Things to do in Kel

Wildlife · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Sharda Peeth
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Gurez Valley (Kel to Taobat) ©
Gurez Valley (Kel to Taobat)
Arang Kel ©
Arang Kel
Sharda Peeth ©
Sharda Peeth

2
nights
Hunza

Hunza ©
A tour of Hunza lets you discover a mountainous valley surrounded by massive snowcapped Himalayan peaks.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Hunza Valley, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hunza River, then step into the grandiose world of Baltit Fort, and finally make a trip to Ganish. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Borith Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Passu Glacier, and then make a trip to Rakaposhi View Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hunza trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kel to Hunza takes 9.5 hours. In January in Hunza, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Gilgit.

Things to do in Hunza

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rakaposhi View Point, Baltit Fort
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Passu Glacier ©
Passu Glacier
Baltit Fort ©
Baltit Fort
Hunza Valley ©
Hunza Valley

2
nights
Gilgit

Gilgit ©
Gilgit is the capital city of the Gilgit-Baltistan region, an administrative territory of Pakistan. On the 4th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Karakoram Mountains and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Nanga Parbat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Karakoram Highway.

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Drive from Hunza to Gilgit in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Karachi.

Things to do in Gilgit

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Karakoram Mountains, Nanga Parbat
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Nanga Parbat ©
Nanga Parbat
Karakoram Highway ©
Karakoram Highway
Karakoram Mountains ©
Karakoram Mountains

4
nights
Karachi

Karachi ©
Sprawling, busy, and central to the nation's economy, Karachi stands as one of the biggest and most populous cities in the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pakistan Maritime Museum and Mohatta Palace Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Safari Park and Devils Point. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tooba Mosque, appreciate the history behind Mazar-E-Quaid, hunt for treasures at Zainab Market, and see the interesting displays at Quaid-e-Azam House Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Karachi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gilgit to Karachi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Gwadar.

Things to do in Karachi

Museums · Parks · Shopping
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PAF Museum ©
PAF Museum
Tooba Mosque ©
Tooba Mosque
Quaid-e-Azam House Museum ©
Quaid-e-Azam House Museum

1
night
Gwadar

Gwadar ©
Gwadar is a port city on the southwestern coast of Balochistan, Pakistan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Hingol National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Gwadar day trip tool.

Fly from Karachi to Gwadar in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gwadar

Nature · Parks
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Hingol National Park ©
Hingol National Park

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