36 days in Pakistan Itinerary

36 days in Pakistan Itinerary

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36 days in Pakistan Itinerary

Start: Doncaster
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Kel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Skardu
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
3
Taxila
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 15​min
4
Chitral
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  9​h
5
Sehwan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Thatta
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Bahawalpur
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
8
Lahore
— 8 nights
Fly + Drive:  13​h
End: Doncaster

2
nights
Kel

Kel ©
Get in touch with nature at Arang Kel and Gurez Valley (Kel to Taobat). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sharda Peeth and Babusar Pass.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kel trip planner .

Doncaster, UK to Kel is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Doncaster to Kel due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Skardu.

Things to do in Kel

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Sharda Peeth, Babusar Pass
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Sharda Peeth ©
Sharda Peeth
Gurez Valley (Kel to Taobat) ©
Gurez Valley (Kel to Taobat)
Arang Kel ©
Arang Kel

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at K2 Museum and Manthal Buddha Rock. Visiting Shigar Valley and Deosai National Park will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Skardu side-trips: Shigar (Amburiq Mosque & Khilingrong Mosque). There's more to do: explore the activities along Upper Kachura Lake and make a trip to Kharphocho Fort.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Skardu day trip planner.

Drive from Kel to Skardu in 10.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Taxila.

Things to do in Skardu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shigar
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Upper Kachura Lake ©
Upper Kachura Lake
Amburiq Mosque ©
Amburiq Mosque
Manthal Buddha Rock ©
Manthal Buddha Rock

4
nights
Taxila

Taxila ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Mukshpuri Top and Jinnah Sports Stadium. Get a sense of the local culture at Jaulian Buddhist Monastery and Taxila Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Bird Aviary in Islamabad (about 1h 15 min away).

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Skardu to Taxila takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Taxila are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Chitral.

Things to do in Taxila

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Islamabad, Dunga Gali Pine Line Track, Mukshpuri Top
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Jaulian Buddhist Monastery ©
Jaulian Buddhist Monastery
Taxila Ruins ©
Taxila Ruins
Bird Aviary ©
Bird Aviary

7
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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chitral Gol National Park and Bumburet Valley. Escape the urban bustle at Tirich Mir and Lulusar Lake. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Garam Chashma, appreciate the views at Chitral Valley, contemplate the long history of Chitral Fort, and explore and take pictures at Pakistani Air Force Base Kala Bagh.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Chitral road trip website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Taxila to Chitral in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Taxila in December, things will get little chillier in Chitral: highs are around 16°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Sehwan.

Things to do in Chitral

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pakistani Air Force Base Kala Bagh, Lulusar Lake
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Tirich Mir ©
Tirich Mir
Chitral Gol National Park ©
Chitral Gol National Park
Shandur Pass ©
Shandur Pass

2
nights
Sehwan

Sehwan ©
Sehwan is a historic city located in Jamshoro District of Sindh province in Pakistan, and is situated on the west bank of the Indus, north-west of Hyderabad. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rani Kot Fort and Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Shrine. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bhambore and Manchar Lake. Change things up with a short trip to Eid Gah in Nawabshah (about 1h 25 min away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Bodla Bahar Tomb.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Sehwan trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Chitral to Sehwan in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Chitral in December: highs in Sehwan hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Thatta.

Things to do in Sehwan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rani Kot Fort, Bhambore, Eid Gah
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Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Shrine ©
Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Shrine
Rani Kot Fort ©
Rani Kot Fort
Bhambore ©
Bhambore

3
nights
Thatta

Thatta ©
Thatta is a city in the Pakistani province of Sindh. Discover out-of-the-way places like Keenjhar Lake and Haleji Lake. Step out of Thatta with an excursion to The Great Fiesta Water Park in Karachi--about 1h 30 min away. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Makli Hill.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Thatta journey planner .

Getting from Sehwan to Thatta by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Sehwan in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Thatta, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bahawalpur.

Things to do in Thatta

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

The Great Fiesta Family Water Park
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Haleji Lake ©
Haleji Lake
Keenjhar Lake ©
Keenjhar Lake
Makli Hill ©
Makli Hill

3
nights
Bahawalpur

Bahawalpur ©
Bahawalpur, is a city located in the Punjab province of Pakistan. Visit Noor Mahal and Derawar Fort for their historical value. Visiting Lal Suhanra National Park and Bahawalpur Zoo will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbasi Mosque, stroll the grounds of The Abbasi Royal Graveyard, and don't miss a visit to Darbar Mahal.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bahawalpur attractions planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Thatta to Bahawalpur in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In December, Bahawalpur is a bit cooler than Thatta - with highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lahore.

Things to do in Bahawalpur

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Abbasi Mosque ©
Abbasi Mosque
Derawar Fort ©
Derawar Fort
Lal Suhanra National Park ©
Lal Suhanra National Park

8
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.
Ali Hajvery's Tomb and Lahore Guided tours will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Bagh-e-Jinnah and Lahore Zoo. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, don't miss a visit to Walled City of Lahore Authority, take in nature's colorful creations at Fort and Shalamar Gardens, and explore the historical opulence of Lahore Fort (Shahi Qila).

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahore planner .

Traveling by flight from Bahawalpur to Lahore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahore

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Ali Hajvery's Tomb ©
Ali Hajvery's Tomb
Gurudwara Dera Sahib ©
Gurudwara Dera Sahib
Sunehri Masjid ©
Sunehri Masjid

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