A city more famously known for its hospitable locals, scrumptious tikkas and the glorious Peshawar Museum, Peshawar has now become the ideal modern city of Pakistan. Starting from the Bala Hisar Fort to the Cunningham Clock Tower, Peshawar is filled with numerous landmarks and attractions which define the history and culture of Pakistan. This is your chance to visit Khyber Pass, a gateway to Pakistan’s neighbour, Afghanistan.
The Cunningham Clock Tower, also known as Ghanta Ghar is a must see as it is one of the clocks presented by Queen Elizabeth. The beautiful architecture and design of Fort Bala Hisar is simply magnificent and worth squeezing in to visit on your trip to Peshawar. A must try of Peshawar’s restaurants is the Charsi Tikka Stop. The renowned Islamia College, with its eastern architecture and green lawns and gardens, is regarded as one of the most historical institutions of the country. There is also a formal Ghandhara Museum. Overall, whether its foreigners or locals, certain localities and cuisines like the Karkhano market and the Qissa Khwani Bazaar supply a variety of articles, furniture, and souvenirs to promote Peshawar as the hub of shopping representing Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Emirates, Qatar Airways, PIA and Gulf Air are all operating flights to Peshawar on a regular basis. There are no direct flight options.
Bacha Khan International Airport is the main airport of Peshawar and is located at a distance of 1.88 miles and is a 10 minute drive from the airport.
One can rent a car or a taxi from the airport which will easily get you to the main city within 10 minutes.
Getting around Peshawar is a piece of cake because of its many choices such as taxis, buses, rickshaws and other local transport. Taxis can be found at every corner and will get you to any place that you need to go.
Spring time and fall are considered to be the best time to visit Peshawar.
The approximate flight time from the UK, (London Heathrow), to Peshawar is 10 hours.
Choose from a variety of luxurious hotels available in Peshawar and make your stay even more memorable. From the Pearl Continental to the Royal Castle Guest House, Peshawar has some of the top hotels in the country accommodate you and welcome you with open arms. Green’s Hotel in Peshawar is also among the top choices of tourists as they provide adequate facilities and cheap rates! Towards sister towns and the suburbs, there are a couple of standard guest houses serving exceptional amenities and services in line with the high hospitality provided to guests.