22 days in Pakistan Itinerary

22 days in Pakistan Itinerary

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22 days in Pakistan Itinerary

Start: Karachi
1
Karachi
— 2 nights
2
Lahore
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Islamabad
— 4 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Skardu
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Hunza
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Gilgit
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
Chitral
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Karachi

2
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Frere Hall and Tooba Mosque. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Dolmen Mall Clifton, take an in-depth tour of Mohatta Palace Museum, have some family-friendly fun at VR Live Pak, and brush up on your military savvy at Pakistan Maritime Museum.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Karachi tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Karachi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lahore.

Things to do in Karachi

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Mohatta Palace Museum ©
Mohatta Palace Museum
Dolmen Mall Clifton ©
Dolmen Mall Clifton
PAF Museum ©
PAF Museum

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lahore Guided tours and Shahi Hammam. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Badshahi Mosque, step into the grandiose world of Lahore Fort, see the interesting displays at Lahore Museum, and get outside with Bagh-e-Jinnah.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lahore road trip planning app .

You can fly from Karachi to Lahore in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Islamabad.

Things to do in Lahore

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

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Pakistan monument and Pakistan Railways Heritage Museum. Step out of Islamabad to go to Hassan Abdal and see Karakoram Highway, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Faisal Mosque, explore the striking landscape at Margalla Hills, take some stellar pictures from Daman-e-Koh, and examine the collection at Pakistan Monument Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Islamabad route tool .

Getting from Lahore to Islamabad by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Skardu.

Things to do in Islamabad

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Karakoram Highway
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Faisal Mosque ©
Faisal Mosque
Margalla Hills ©
Margalla Hills
Daman-e-Koh ©
Daman-e-Koh

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Upper Kachura Lake and K2 Museum. When in Skardu, make a side trip to see Amburiq Mosque in Shigar, approximately 54 minutes away. Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Deosai National Park. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Manthokha Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Kharphocho Fort, explore the fascinating landscape at Katpana Desert (Cold Desert), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manthal Buddha Rock.

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

You can fly from Islamabad to Skardu in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hunza.

Things to do in Skardu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Amburiq Mosque
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Upper Kachura Lake ©
Upper Kachura Lake
K2 Museum ©
K2 Museum
Deosai National Park ©
Deosai National Park

2
nights
Hunza

Hunza ©
A tour of Hunza lets you discover a mountainous valley surrounded by massive snowcapped Himalayan peaks.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Attabad lake and Passu Glacier. Step out of Hunza to go to Ghulmet and see Rakaposhi View Point, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Baltit Fort, admire the verdant scenery at Hunza Valley, explore the activities along Hunza River, and take in the views from Hussaini Hanging Bridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hunza online route planner .

Traveling by car from Skardu to Hunza takes 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gilgit.

Things to do in Hunza

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karimabad, Rakaposhi View Point
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Hunza Valley ©
Hunza Valley
Attabad lake ©
Attabad lake
Baltit Fort ©
Baltit Fort

1
night
Gilgit

Gilgit ©
Gilgit is the capital city of the Gilgit-Baltistan region, an administrative territory of Pakistan. On the 13th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kargah Buddha and then take a memorable drive along Karakoram Highway.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gilgit trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Hunza to Gilgit in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Gilgit are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chitral.

Things to do in Gilgit

Scenic Drive Outdoors Historic Sites
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Karakoram Highway ©
Karakoram Highway
Kargah Buddha ©
Kargah Buddha

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. Explore hidden gems such as Chitral Valley and Chitral Gol National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Tirich Mir, contemplate the long history of Chitral Fort, and appreciate the views at Tooshi Game Reserve.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chitral attractions site .

You can drive from Gilgit to Chitral in 7.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Gilgit in July; daily highs in Chitral reach 41°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chitral

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Chitral Valley ©
Chitral Valley
Chitral Gol National Park ©
Chitral Gol National Park
Tirich Mir ©
Tirich Mir

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