Travel to Lahore, Pakistan

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Lahore is the capital of the Pakistani province of Punjab. Lahore is the country’s second-most populous city after Karachi. Lahore is one of Pakistan’s wealthiest cities. Lahore is the largest city, and historic cultural centre of the Punjab region, and one of Pakistan’s most socially liberal, progressive, and cosmopolitan cities.

Lahore reached the height of its splendour under the Mughal Empire between the late 16th and early 18th century, and served as its capital city for a number of years. Lahore experienced some of the worst rioting during the Partition period preceding Pakistan’s independence. Following independence in 1947, Lahore was declared capital of Pakistan’s Punjab province.Lahore exerts a strong cultural influence over Pakistan. Lahore is a major center for Pakistan’s publishing industry, and remains the foremost center of Pakistan’s literary scene. The city is also a major centre of education in Pakistan, with some of Pakistan’s leading universities based in the city. Lahore is also home to Pakistan’s film industry, Lollywood, and is a major centre of Qawwali music. The city also hosts much of Pakistan’s tourist industry, with major attractions including the Walled City, the famous Badshahi and Wazir Khan mosques and Sikh shrines.

Lahore remains a major tourist destination in Pakistan. The Walled City of Lahore was renovated in 2014 and is popular due to the presence of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Among the most popular sights are the Lahore Fort, adjacent to the Walled City, and home to the Sheesh Mahal, the Alamgiri Gate, the Naulakha pavilion, and the Moti Masjid. The fort along with the adjoining Shalimar Gardens has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981.

The city is home to several ancient religious sites including prominent Hindu temples, the Krishna Temple and Valmiki Mandir. The Samadhi of Ranjit Singh, also located near the Walled City, houses the funerary urns of the Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The most prominent religious building is the Badshahi Mosque, constructed in 1673; it was the largest mosque in the world upon construction. Another popular sight is the Wazir Khan Mosque, known for its extensive faience tile work and constructed in 1635.

Recommended Gear:

Sun Block and Sun glasses Hand wash/soap/sanitizer, wipes, tooth paste and all other necessities Water bottle

Trip Itinerary

DAY 1

Departure from Gathering point
Badshahi Mosque tour starts
Lahore Fort and Shahi Qila tour
Minar e Pakistan Tour
Lunch at Food Street
Departure for Jehangirs tomb (subject to time)
Departure for Shalimar Garden tour
Departure for Wagah Border
Enjoy the show at Wagah Border
Return Back to Pick-up point

Package include

  • Transport
  • Guide
  • Basic first aid kit

ACTIVITIES

  • Sightseeing
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