CHOLISTAN INDUS CAMEL SAFARI
10 NIGHTS / 11 DAYS

Islamabad-Lahore-Bahawalpur-Chananpir-Derawar Fort-Punjnad-Multan-Islamabad
bahawalpur

CAMEL SAFARI TOUR PLAN:

Day 01: Islamabad

Arrive at Islamabad International Airport. Meet, assist & transfer to the hotel. AM at leisure. PM Islamabad city tour. Our sightseeing tour will start from, Faisal Mosque, Shakar Parian & National monument with a trip to Damn-e-Koh, to catch an eye bird view of the twin cities. However the capital city worth visiting.

Day 02: Islamabad-Lahore

Breakfast at the hotel. AM drive to Lahore. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. After that you can visit Minar e Pakistan. PM at leisure.

Day 03: Lahore

Our tour will start by visiting Lahore Fort, a wonder of Mughal structural design started in the 11th century & concluded finally by the end of the 16th century. Amongst the Emperors who donated to its splendor are Emperors Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan. We will visit the good-looking palace of Mirrors, Shah Jahan’s courtyard and the Pearl Mosque. Overlooking the Fort is the Badshahi mosque. It was constructed during the rule of Emperor Aurangzeb. Pakistan’s famous poet-philosopher, Dr. Mohammad Iqbal, lies buried outside the Mosque. We will also visit the Minar-e-Pakistan (monument), Shalimar Gardens. Lahore is the heart of Pakistan therefore we recommend visit Lahore once in a life time.

Day 04: Lahore-Bahawalpur

After breakfast morning drive to Bahawalpur. Arrive and transfer to the hotel in Bahawalpur.
Overnight at the Hotel. (Breakfast only)

Day 05: Bahawalpur-Chananpir

Bahawalpur was self-governing states untill the partition of Pakistan and was built in about 780.East side of the town there is a new palace called the Daulat Khana. In the palace ground is palace building, the Noor Mahal, (Noor Palace complete in 1875), and a mosque adjacent it. There is also a museum in the grounds which is definitely worth visiting. In the bazaar you can buy unique embroidered Bahawalpuri slippers and shoes, and local ceramic. Above all the State Bahawalpur is renowned for its Islamic University & College. However The Jamia Masjid (Central Mosque) constructed by Amir Sadiq Muhammad Khan is in the centre of Bahawalpur Bazaar. PM drive to Chananpir.

Day 06: Chananpir-Derawar Fort-Camel Safari

After breakfast drive towards Derawar Fort, from a little distance we’ll ride the Camel up to Derawar Fort. Derawar Fort located in Cholistan Desert, is a most inspiring fort in this area.  The fort is in good condition from outside but inside most of the construction has fallen down. Also worth visiting is the Derawar Mosque, which is more then 100 years old, constructed with white marble stone.  The tombs here are attractive, built with marble and ornamented with blue glassy techniques which contrast marvelously Ochre scenery.

Day 07: Derawar Fort-Camel Safari
After breakfast proceed for Camel ride to surrounding areas.
Overnight in Tents. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 08: Derawar Fort-Punjnad

Traveling to Punjnad via Uch Sharif is very impressive. Punjnad is situated at the meeting point of Sutluj & Chenab River in Bahawalpur district. Uch Sharif is situated about 30 kms from Punjnad and was the most significant religious centre in the ancient time 13th century. It is also prominent for its gorgeous memorials with blue mosaic and other additions done on stucco and other materials. Uch Sharif which has been only one of its kind centres for focusing the responsibility of Islam in its socio cultural characteristic. It was founded by Hazrat Gaisoodraz and is famous for the last resting places of his followers Jahaniyan Jahangasht and Bibi Jivindi.

Day 09: Punjnad-Multan

Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon proceed for city tour of Multan.
Go through the prolific vicinity of Multan by having a glance of the attractive shrines which are the masterwork of the Islamic structural design. The walls of these shrines are creatively decorated with the prominent work of art (traditional Islamic art) while the ceiling has been fixed with pieces of precious stones, mirror glass and the floors are laid with colorful tiles. In addition to this During the city tour you will visit the embroidery market, tomb of Rukn-e-Alam, tomb of Bahauddin Zikria and some other places.

Day 10: Multan-Islamabad

Breakfast at the hotel. AM. Transfer to Multan airport for flight to Islamabad.

Pick up from Benazir Bhutto International Airport. Pick up and transfer to the hotel.
PM at leisure. Farewell dinner after all the exciting activities, it is time to say good bye to each other with a wish to meeting again in future.

Day 11: Islamabad
Transfer to Islamabad International Airport for your homebound flight.
(Breakfast only).
TOUR ENDS

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