44 days in Pakistan Itinerary

44 days in Pakistan Itinerary

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44 days in Pakistan Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Karachi
— 8 nights
2
Lahore
— 9 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Islamabad
— 9 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Skardu
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Khaplu
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Kel
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Hunza
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
8
Chitral
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Toronto

8
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.
Get in touch with nature at Clifton Beach and Safari Park. Mohatta Palace Museum and Frere Hall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Dolmen Mall Clifton, see the interesting displays at State Bank Museum, learn about all things military at Pakistan Maritime Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Clifton Art Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Karachi trip itinerary planning site .

Toronto, Canada to Karachi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Toronto to Karachi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in October, things will get warmer in Karachi: highs are around 41°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lahore.

Things to do in Karachi

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Dolmen Mall Clifton ©
Dolmen Mall Clifton
Frere Hall ©
Frere Hall
Mohatta Palace Museum ©
Mohatta Palace Museum

9
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.
Badshahi Mosque and Lahore Guided tours will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Fortress Stadium and Liberty Market. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Army Museum, see the interesting displays at Alama Iqbal Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Amanah Mall, and get outside with Bagh-e-Jinnah.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lahore road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Karachi to Lahore takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Lahore is a bit cooler than Karachi - with highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Islamabad.

Things to do in Lahore

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 4:
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Badshahi Mosque ©
Badshahi Mosque
Lahore Fort ©
Lahore Fort
Lahore Guided tours ©
Lahore Guided tours

9
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.
Shop till you drop at The Centaurus Mall and Giga Mall. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pakistan Monument Museum and Lok Virsa Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Islamabad side-trips: Karakoram Highway (in Hassan Abdal), Ayub National Park (in Rawalpindi) and Taxila (Jaulian Buddhist Monastery, Taxila Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Faisal Mosque, look for all kinds of wild species at Bird Aviary, explore the activities along Rawal Lake, and see the interesting displays at Army museum.

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Fly from Lahore to Islamabad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Islamabad are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Skardu.

Things to do in Islamabad

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Taxila, Rawalpindi, Thandiani, Karakoram Highway
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 13:
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Pakistan Monument Museum ©
Pakistan Monument Museum
Faisal Mosque ©
Faisal Mosque
Margalla Hills ©
Margalla Hills

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like K2 Museum and Manthokha Waterfall. Visiting Upper Kachura Lake and Katpana Desert (Cold Desert) will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Skardu to Shigar to see Amburiq Mosque about 54 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Deosai National Park. It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Manthal Buddha Rock and explore the activities along Satpara Lake.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Skardu visit app .

Traveling by flight from Islamabad to Skardu takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Khaplu.

Things to do in Skardu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Amburiq Mosque
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Deosai National Park ©
Deosai National Park
Upper Kachura Lake ©
Upper Kachura Lake
K2 Museum ©
K2 Museum

1
night
Khaplu

Khaplu ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaqchan Mosque.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Khaplu trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Skardu to Khaplu in 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for Kel.

Things to do in Khaplu

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Chaqchan Mosque ©
Chaqchan Mosque

1
night
Kel

Kel ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Gurez Valley (Kel to Taobat) and then wander the streets of Arang Kel.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kel visit planner .

You can drive from Khaplu to Kel in 13 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hunza.

Things to do in Kel

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Gurez Valley (Kel to Taobat) ©
Gurez Valley (Kel to Taobat)
Arang Kel ©
Arang Kel

4
nights
Hunza

Hunza ©
A tour of Hunza lets you discover a mountainous valley surrounded by massive snowcapped Himalayan peaks.
Escape the urban bustle at Karakoram Highway and Hunza River. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Baltit Fort and Kargah Buddha. When in Hunza, make a side trip to see Rakaposhi View Point in Ghulmet, approximately 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the views at Hunza Valley, go for a walk through Attabad lake, don't miss a visit to Ganish, and explore the activities along Satrangi Lake.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hunza vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kel to Hunza in 10 hours. In November, daytime highs in Hunza are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chitral.

Things to do in Hunza

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karimabad, Gilgit, Rakaposhi View Point
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Baltit Fort ©
Baltit Fort
Karakoram Highway ©
Karakoram Highway
Hunza Valley ©
Hunza Valley

5
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 Rumbur valley. Step off the beaten path and head to Chitral Valley and Tirich Mir. There's lots more to do: admire the verdant scenery at Bumburet Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Tooshi Game Reserve, and steep yourself in history at Chitral Fort.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Chitral travel planner.

You can drive from Hunza to Chitral in 9 hours. When traveling from Hunza in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Chitral: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chitral

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Tooshi Game Reserve ©
Tooshi Game Reserve
Chitral Gol National Park ©
Chitral Gol National Park
Chitral Valley ©
Chitral Valley

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