59 days in Pakistan Itinerary

59 days in Pakistan Itinerary

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59 days in Pakistan Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  24​h
1
Lahore
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
2
Peshawar
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Naran
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Hunza
— 11 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 15​min
5
Karachi
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h
6
Chitral
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
Gilgit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Skardu
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 45​min
9
Taxila
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
10
Gwadar
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  10​h 15​min
11
Nathia Gali
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h
12
Karimabad
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
13
Murree
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

6
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 Shahi Hammam. You'll explore and learn at Lahore Museum and Army Museum. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Lahore Fort, get engrossed in the history at Fakir Khana Museum Lahore, head outdoors with Bagh-e-Jinnah, and browse the different shops at Fortress Stadium.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahore trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Lahore is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Melbourne to Lahore. In September, Lahore is much warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 40°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Peshawar.

Things to do in Lahore

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Badshahi Mosque ©
Badshahi Mosque
Lahore Fort ©
Lahore Fort
Lahore Museum ©
Lahore Museum

7
nights
Peshawar

Peshawar ©
Peshawar is the capital of the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. You'll explore and learn at Sethi House Museum and Peshawar Gandhara Museum. Takht-i-Bahi and Governor's House will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Peshawar: Khyber Pass (in Landi Kotal) and Mardan Museum (in Mardan). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Masjid Mahabat Khan, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Bala Hisar, deepen your understanding at Islamia College, and don't miss a visit to Balahisar Attock Fort.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Peshawar trip itinerary builder website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Lahore to Peshawar in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Peshawar, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Naran.

Things to do in Peshawar

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Mardan, Khyber Pass
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 22:
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Takht-i-Bahi ©
Takht-i-Bahi
Sethi House Museum ©
Sethi House Museum
Peshawar Gandhara Museum ©
Peshawar Gandhara Museum

2
nights
Naran

Naran ©
The main reason to take a trip to Naran remains the surrounding nature, which includes Kaghan Valley.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the activities along Saif-ul-Muluk Lake.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Naran sightseeing planner .

Drive from Peshawar to Naran in 5 hours. You'll set off for Hunza on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Naran

Nature Parks
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Saif-ul-Muluk Lake ©
Saif-ul-Muluk Lake

11
nights
Hunza

Hunza ©
A tour of Hunza lets you discover a mountainous valley surrounded by massive snowcapped Himalayan peaks.
Escape the urban bustle at Hunza Valley and Gojal Valley. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Passu Glacier, go for a walk through Shim Shal, make a trip to Sacred Rocks of Hunza, and take in the views from Hussaini Hanging Bridge.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hunza travel route planning app .

You can drive from Naran to Hunza in 5.5 hours. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to Karachi.

Things to do in Hunza

Nature Parks
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Hunza Valley ©
Hunza Valley
Passu Glacier ©
Passu Glacier
Satrangi Lake ©
Satrangi Lake

7
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 Mohatta Palace Museum and State Bank Museum. Get outdoors at Clifton Beach and Hawks Bay. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Dolmen Mall Clifton, get a taste of the local shopping with Dolmen Mall Tariq Road, see the interesting displays at PAF Museum, and learn about all things military at Pakistan Maritime Museum.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Karachi trip planner.

Getting from Hunza to Karachi by combination of taxi and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Hunza in October: high temperatures in Karachi hover around 41°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chitral.

Things to do in Karachi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bhambore
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 13:
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Dolmen Mall Clifton ©
Dolmen Mall Clifton
Mohatta Palace Museum ©
Mohatta Palace Museum
PAF Museum ©
PAF Museum

3
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. Get in touch with nature at Chitral Gol National Park and Tooshi Game Reserve. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Tirich Mir, admire the verdant scenery at Bumburet Valley, and steep yourself in history at Chitral Fort.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chitral trip website .

Getting from Karachi to Chitral by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Karachi in October, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Chitral: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gilgit.

Things to do in Chitral

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
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Chitral Gol National Park ©
Chitral Gol National Park
Tirich Mir ©
Tirich Mir
Bumburet Valley ©
Bumburet Valley

1
night
Gilgit

Gilgit ©
Gilgit is the capital city of the Gilgit-Baltistan region, an administrative territory of Pakistan. On the 17th (Sat), take a memorable drive along Karakoram Highway and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kargah Buddha.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gilgit sightseeing planner .

Drive from Chitral to Gilgit in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Chitral in October, you will find days in Gilgit are little chillier (27°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Skardu.

Things to do in Gilgit

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:
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Karakoram Highway ©
Karakoram Highway
Kargah Buddha ©
Kargah Buddha

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Deosai National Park. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Khilingrong Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amburiq Mosque, then see the interesting displays at K2 Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manthal Buddha Rock.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Skardu day trip planning app .

You can drive from Gilgit to Skardu in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Taxila.

Things to do in Skardu

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Shigar
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Deosai National Park ©
Deosai National Park
Amburiq Mosque ©
Amburiq Mosque
Manthal Buddha Rock ©
Manthal Buddha Rock

2
nights
Taxila

Taxila ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Gurdawara Punja Sahib, then take a memorable drive along Karakoram Highway, then explore the ancient world of Taxila Ruins, and finally explore the ancient world of Giri Fort. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Taxila Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dharmarajika Stupa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jaulian Buddhist Monastery, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Sirkap.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Taxila trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Skardu to Taxila in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gwadar.

Things to do in Taxila

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Hassan Abdal
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Taxila Ruins ©
Taxila Ruins
Jaulian Buddhist Monastery ©
Jaulian Buddhist Monastery
Dharmarajika Stupa ©
Dharmarajika Stupa

4
nights
Gwadar

Gwadar
Gwadar is a port city on the southwestern coast of Balochistan, Pakistan. For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Gwadar itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Taxila to Gwadar. You'll set off for Nathia Gali on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Gwadar

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:

3
nights
Nathia Gali

Nathia Gali ©
Nathia Gali or Nathiagali is a mountain resort town or hill station in Abbottabad District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Step out of the city life by going to Mukshpuri Top and Miranjani. There's lots more to do: hike along Dunga Gali Pine Line Track, walk around Green Spot, take in panoramic vistas at Ayubia Chairlift, and admire the striking features of Nathiagali's Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nathia Gali road trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Gwadar to Nathia Gali in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Nathia Gali are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Karimabad.

Things to do in Nathia Gali

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Dunga Gali Pine Line Track ©
Dunga Gali Pine Line Track
Miranjani ©
Miranjani
Thandiani ©
Thandiani

2
nights
Karimabad

Karimabad ©
On the 31st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Passu Glacier and then admire the verdant scenery at Eagles Nest.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Karimabad travel planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Nathia Gali to Karimabad in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nathia Gali in October, with highs in Karimabad at 27°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Murree.

Things to do in Karimabad

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Passu Glacier
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 1:
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Eagles Nest ©
Eagles Nest
Baltit Fort ©
Baltit Fort
Passu Glacier ©
Passu Glacier

3
nights
Murree

Murree ©
A popular getaway from Islamabad on the southern slopes of the Western Himalayas, Murree lies in the Margalla Hills in the Pir Panjal Range.
Step out of the city life by going to Murree and Dir Munjai Pakistan. Change things up with these side-trips from Murree: Patriata Chair Lift (in New Murree) and Sangni Fort (in Rawalpindi). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at the Mall Muree and take some stellar pictures from Kashmir Point.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Murree online route builder .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Karimabad to Murree in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Karimabad in November, plan for warmer days in Murree, with highs around 28°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Murree

Outdoors Historic Sites Transportation

Side Trips

Murree, Patriata Chair Lift, Sangni Fort
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:
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Murree ©
Murree
Sangni Fort ©
Sangni Fort
Kashmir Point ©
Kashmir Point

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