Islamabad and Peshawar Tour (Mesmerizing Buddhist Traces) 2024/2025

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3 days 2 nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

40 people

Languages

English

Islamabad and Peshawar tourThe Buddhist religious heritage sites are mostly covered in this “Islamabad and Peshawar Tour”. Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Pakistan’s cultural and historical heritage with our exclusive tour itinerary.

Buddist Traces along  “Islamabad and Peshawar Tour”:

Over three unforgettable days, immerse yourself in the ancient wonders and vibrant cities of Islamabad, Taxila, Mardan, and Peshawar. From exploring iconic landmarks such as the Faisal Mosque,  Monument of Pakistan and Buddhist Temple in Diplomatic Enclave of Islamabad (the only functional Buddhist religious place in Pakistan) to delving into the ancient ruins of Taxila and Takht Bhai, each day offers a rich tapestry of experiences that showcase the diverse history and cultural legacy of this captivating region. Join us on this immersive cultural odyssey as we uncover the treasures of Pakistan’s northwest frontier, leaving you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Highlights

  • Islamabad
  • Taxila
  • Jaulian
  • Sirkap
  • Takht i Bhai
  • Peshawar
  • Peshawar Museum

Day 1 Islamabad City and Taxila Exploration

Islamabad and Peshawar tour
Taxila

Your adventure commences in Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, where you'll immerse yourself in its rich history and cultural heritage. Begin your day with a visit to the iconic Faisal Mosque, one of the largest mosques in the world, renowned for its stunning architecture and serene ambiance. Next, explore the Monument of Pakistan, a symbol of the nation's unity and progress, offering panoramic views of the cityscape. Continue your cultural journey with a visit to the Lok Virsa Museum, where you'll delve into the diverse cultures and traditions of Pakistan through its fascinating exhibits and displays. Afterward, embark on a scenic drive to Taxila, an ancient archaeological marvel located just a short distance from Islamabad. Upon arrival, delve into the ancient past of Taxila as you visit the Taxila Museum, home to a remarkable collection of Gandhara art and artifacts dating back thousands of years. Explore the ancient ruins of Dharmarajika, Siarkap, and Jaulian, which bear testament to Taxila's significance as a center of Buddhist learning and civilization. Marvel at the intricately carved stupas, monasteries, and relics that offer glimpses into the region's illustrious past. As the day draws to a close, return to Islamabad, reflecting on the rich cultural tapestry and historical wonders you've experienced.

Day 2 Mardan and Peshawar Exploration

Islamabad and Peshawar Tour
Peshawar Emarald at Qissa Kwani Bazar

Today, your journey takes you to the historic cities of Mardan and Peshawar, where ancient wonders and vibrant cultures await. After breakfast, depart from Islamabad and travel to Mardan, known for its archaeological treasures and w

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Peshawar City life

 

arm hospitality. Explore the awe-inspiring Takht Bhai, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring well-preserved Buddhist monastic complex dating back to the 1st century BCE. Marvel at the intricate architecture and serene surroundings as you wander through the ancient ruins, soaking in the spiritual ambiance of this sacred site. Continue your journey to Peshawar, the bustling provincial capit

al of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, where history and tradition come alive. Visit the renowned Peshawar Museum, home to 

an extensive collection of Gandhara art, ancient artifacts, and archaeological treasures that offer insights into the region's rich cultural heritage.

Day 3 Peshawar Exploration and Return to Skardu

On your final day, explore the vibrant city of Peshawar, known as the "City of Flowers", as you delve into its bustling streets and iconic landmarks. Begin your day with a visit to the historic Khyber Gate, a symbol of Peshawar's strategic importance and cultural heritage. Wander through the labyrinthine alleys of the Qissa Khwani Bazaar, the legendary "Storytellers' Bazaar", where merchants peddle their wares amidst the echoes of ancient tales and legends. Continue your cultural exploration with a return visit to the Peshawar Museum, where you can further immerse yourself in the region's rich history and artistic legacy. As the day winds down, bid farewell to the enchanting city of Peshawar and embark on the scenic journey back to Islamabad, cherishing the memories of your unforgettable cultural odyssey through Pakistan's northwest frontier.

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