Cheap Flights to Pakistan
Go for cheap flights to Pakistan and enjoy the best of scenic beauty and tradition in this wonderful Asian country. Begin your vacation from Islamabad where you can see the grand Faisal Mosque, Pakistan Monument and Lok Virsa Museum. Relax in the serene locales of Pir Sohawa and enjoy an elaborate and delicious dinner at Monal. See the perfect sunset at Rawal Lake and to have an aerial view of the city drive to the gorgeous Daman-e-Koh.
When in Pakistan visiting Lahore is a must. Visit Lahore and explore this grand city of Mughals. Visit Badshahi Mosque and Lahore Fort. Lahore Museum will give you a great insight into lives of people and history. Minar-e-Pakistan will allow you to learn the historic struggle for independence. Also make sure that you visit the stunning and glorious Jahangir's Tomb and Allama Iqbal Museum.
To enjoy the natural wonders visit the heavenly north of the country. Visit the beautiful Kalam Valley which is said to be the home of fairies. Also see the Naran Valley and Kaghan Valley which are spectacular and breathtaking with their amazingly rich scenic beauty.more
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Pakistan is a country of color, vibrancy and enthusiasm. With a diverse and a multi-ethnic society Pakistan is a blend of unique cultures, languages, festivals, traditions and people. The country has four main provinces namely Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan and Khyber Pakhtun Khwa. Each province has its own specialty. With so much diversity Pakistan is an interesting place to visit. The country is a blend of large urban centers to small rural, underdeveloped villages. However whether you are in a rural area or urban, Pakistan is definitely interesting. The country’s northern areas are known all over the world for their beautiful and spectacular landscapes.
The three major mountain ranges meet together in Pakistan namely the Himalayas, Hindu Kush and Karakoram ranges. The country is also known for its marvelous, lively and busy urban centers such as Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad and many others. Pakistan also has some prominent historical sites and cities such as Taxilla, Mohen Jo Daro and Thatta. Other attractions include monuments, Buildings from the Mughal era and many others. The country is also known for its difficult and dangerous peaks that challenge the best of hikers such as K2 and Nanga Parbat. Pakistan is not only ethnically diverse but also topographically diverse. You will find mountains, deserts, plain areas, beaches, oasis and many other natural phenomena.
Getting In Pakistan
There are many ways to get into Pakistan but the best way is to fly here. The country has many international airports that are very active. The Islamabad international airport will get you to the capital city of Pakistan which is near the northern parts of Pakistan. So if you intend to go up north it’s better that you first come to Islamabad and then get local flights or buses to northern parts of Pakistan. The Islamabad International airport is also called the Benazir International airport. The airport caters to most of the international flights since many ambassadors, and high profile visits are to Islamabad because of it being the capital city. Many prominent international airlines operate here such as Kuwait Airways, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airways and many others. However the Pakistan Airlines (PIA) is the main operator at the airport.
Getting around Pakistan
There are many ways to get around the country. Domestic airports are all over the country and can be used to get around. However, for city to city travel, buses are the best option since they are cheap and economical. The best private bus service that is safe and guarantees a comfortable time is Daewoo. However many other private owned buses can also be availed which are much cheaper. Trains are also an option but if you have to travel by train try the Business express or Shalimar for travel. The first class ticket is not that expensive and much more comfortable so do try it out. For getting around a city the best option are the rickshaws. You will find them everywhere and they are cheap. Taxis are also an option and so are the wagons and the local buses.
Pakistan is lined with attractions. The urban centers are hip, happening and lively. The northern areas are beautiful, magnificent and spectacular. If you like peace and quiet then visit the north.
Pakistan is fun, exciting and has great sites for adventure, thrill and relaxing. The northern parts of Pakistan are known for their exquisite beauty and are a must visit. Gilgit, Swat, Kaghan, Naran are some of the most visited places in Pakistan. If you love history then you will enjoy Taxilla, Mohen Jo daro and Thatta. Lahore and Multan have some of the best historical buildings in the country such as the Badshahi Mosque and Shahi Qilla. Karachi has spectacular beaches and so does Gawadar. Faisalabad is a great place to shop for clothes since it is the textile hub of the country. Islamabad is quiet, pretty and green and a beautiful and fun city.
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