Day-01: Lahore: Arrive at Lahore airport transfer to hotel, afternoon sightseeing.
Day-02: Lahore: Full day city tour of Historical city Lahore) City of Gardens and Historical Monuments, it is the second largest historical city of Pakistan with population of more than 6,563,000 people, Being the cultural, historical and artistic centre of Pakistan, this beautiful city features marvelous sights for the visitors who love sightseeing.
Lahore: is the city of saints and is studded with shrines. It stands on the bank of the Ravi River at an elevation of 902 feet above sea level, and covers an area of 115 square miles. Lahore merely means Loh-Awar, a fort as strong as iron. The Lahore Fort has 13 gates. Lahore rose to its importance during Ghazanavid period. It was developed and enlarged under Ayaz, the favorite of Mahmud. Ayaz was for several years the Governor of Lahore and lies buried there.
Day-03: Lahore- Islamabad: Drive to Islamabad 4-5hrs 380km.
Day-04: Islamabad: Sightseeing of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
Islamabad is new capital & well-planned city of Pakistan is lush green at the footsteps of Potwar hills. Visit one of the biggest Shah Faisal mosques in the world; also an interesting round trip combines a tour of Shakespearian Park with a visit to Lok versa, the institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage.
Rawalpindi is a lively, bustling city with the crowded streets and colorful bazaars, thorough it lacks the grand monuments; nonetheless, the bazaar should appeal to anyone with the desire to see the real Pakistan.
Day-05: Islamabad- Chilas: Drive to Chilas on Karakorum highway 11-12hrs 461km.
The Karakoram Highway, also known as the Friendship Highway in China, was built by the governments of Pakistan and China, it was started in 1959 and was completed in 1979 (open to the public since 1986) about 810 Pakistanis and about 200 Chinese workers lost their lives, mostly in landslides and falls, while building the highway. The route of the KKH traces one of the many paths of the ancient Silk Road.
Day-06: Drive to Karimabad along with Hunza- Nagar River 6-7 hrs 240km.
The Hunza Valley is a mountainous valley, situated north/west of the Hunza River, at an elevation of around 2,500 metres. The territory of Hunza is about 7,900 square kilometres (3,100 sq mi). Aliabad is the main town, while Baltit and Altit are popular tourist destination because of the spectacular scenery of the surrounding mountains.
The people are cheerful, friendly, fair-skinned and blue or green eyes. Almost all speak Brushaski and in upper Hunza they speak Wakhi. The miracle of the Hunzakuts longevity, supposedly resulting from their mostly vegetarian diet of cereals and fruits From Hunza Valley. Panoramic views of Rakaposhi 7788m, Diran Peak 7266m, Spantik Peak 7027m,Ultar 7388 Lady Finger 6000m.
Day-07: Morning visit Baltit Fort 700 Year old, and Baltit Bazaar, afternoon visit Alit Fort 900 Year old.
Day-08: Drive to Gulmit 35km, visit Bortih Lake and suspension bridge, after lunch drive to Sost.
Gulmit used to be the second capital of Hunza kingdom in 960 years. It is one of the most important and center place of the Wakhi inhabitants, which is called Gojal or Upper Hunza. High mountains of 5500m to 7785m, with a unique color of surround Gulmit Brown, green and white, this unique cultural place lies on the Right Bank of Hunza River.
Day-09: After custom formalities drive to Tashgurgan over Khunjreab Pass 4733m.
Khunjerab Pass elevation 4,733m is a high mountain pass in the Karakoram Mountains in a strategic position on the northern border of Pakistan’s Gilgit-Baltistan region and on the southwest border of the Xinjiang region of China. Its name is derived from Wakhi ‘Khun’ means Home and ‘Jerav’ means spring water/water falling. The Khunjerab Pass is the highest paved international border crossing in the world and the highest point on the Karakoram Highway. The roadway across the pass was completed in 1982, and has superseded the unpaved Mintaka and Kilik Passes as the primary passage across the Karakoram We will reach the Chinese town of Tashgurgan, where we complete our immigration formalities and spend the night. The town itself has a Tajik and Chinese population and a 14th century Chinese fortress that sits on a rise above the flat-bottomed Tashgurgan River valley.
Day-10: Tashgurgan- Kashgar (Bus 298Kms) Drive to Lake Karakul takes 2-3 hours through breathtaking scenery of high mountain pastures and snow-capped peaks. At the base of Muztagh Ata (7,545 m/24,754 ft), sits Lake Karakuri (3,770 m/12,369 ft), a majestic blue glacial lake that is fed by the mammoth, century-old glaciers above it. After excursion around the Lake, We set out to Kashgar the ancient trading center along the Silk Road.
Day-11: Kashgar: Begin your discovery today with visits to the Id Kah Mosque fronted by the busy square. The largest in west China that built in 1442, the Abakh Hoja Tomb, built in 1640, it is reminiscent of the Central Asian artistic style of Samarkand of Isfahan. The site is also known as the Xiang Fei (Fragrant Concubine) Tomb in memory of Abakh Khoja’s granddaughter, Iparhan, who was the Fragrant Concubine of Emperor Qianlong of Qing Dynasty room through the colorful national street that assembled rich and verity workshop of making uyghur’s handcrafts.. Then enjoy the wonderful Uyghur dance show preformed by lovely uyghur’s children.
Day-12: Kashgar- Urumqi: Morning sightseeing of Kashgar visit Abkhoja Tomb, Eddgha Mosque and other historical sights plus also Sunday market, afternoon fly to Urumqi, Urumqi is the capital of Xingjian Region, is the land of song and dance. This region is home of 14 separate ethnic cultures.
Day-13: Urumqi- Turfan: Morning sightseeing of Urumqi, afternoon drive to Turfan.
Urumqi is the capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Spend three hours rolling through grasslands surrounded by snowcapped mountains. Mount Bogda rises 17,900 feet above the pasture lands and is the tallest in the Eastern Tianshan Mountain Range. Urumqi is now a large industrialized city with over one million inhabitants. Visit the high forested region north of Urumqi. The cool mountain area is in sharp contrast to the dry, hot city desert. Nomadic sheep and goat herds set up camp along the roadside near the streams bringing cool fresh mountain water to the lush green fields. Proceed on touring around the museum and the markets of Urumqi.
Day-14: Turfan- Liuyuan: Morning sightseeing of Turfan, evening by train to Liuyaun.
Torfan is an exciting oasis city. The majority of the residents of Turfan are of the Uygue national minority give the city its rich flavor. The Uygur people, in their traditional embroidered costumes, sit atop their horse drawn cart singing folk songs. The Imam Minaret (1700s), located slightly east of the city, is a classic example of Uygur geometric design. Visit the underground irrigation system of Kerez Wells that keeps Turfan an oasis city. Finish the tour with a visit to the underground tombs of the ancient Turkic civilization and view the mummified remains of the royal family.
Day-15: Liuyuan- Dunhuang: Drive to Dunhuang, transfer to hotel, afternoon visit Museum, white horse Pagoda and Moon Lake. epart Liuyuan in the morning and drive to Dunhuang until we arrive in hotel. After a quick break then enjoy your lunch hour. Afterwards, we have the chance to check out Dunhuang. Visit Dunhuang County Museum which contains a number of Chinese and Tibetan items such as manuscripts from Cave 17 of Mogao Caves, and domestic items. Then we go to the White Horse Pagoda that is located 2 km south of the centre city. Now here we go! Let us go to today’s last destination- Moon Lake which is one of the most beautiful and peaceful place in Dunhuang. Its beauty is entrancing. We end our day in Dunhuang city.
Day-16: Dunhuang: Full days sightseeing of Dunhuang: It’s a religious day! After breakfast we go to Mogao Caves which also known as the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas to view a number of Buddhist cave sites. We eat a delicious local lunch here and then drive to the Yumen Pass which built in 111 BC, located 90 km (56 mi) northwest of Dunhuang in the Gobi desert. Then we pop across the Yu Men Pass, Great Wall of The Han Dynasty and Hecang Military Depot. Soak in the historical rudiment at those places and the rest of your time is free for you to explore the city.
Day-17: Dunhuang- Xian: Fly to Xian, Transfer to hotel, afternoon visit Xian Museum, Wild Goose Pagoda and City wall of Ming Dynasty. Morning flight from Dunhuang to Xi’an. After arriving in Xi’an, transfer you to the hotel which you will spend 2 days stay. After a local lunch we are prepared to explore Xi’an city this afternoon. Walk on the well-preserved City Wall and then visit the Forest of Stone Steles Museum, which is the earliest museum in Shaanxi Province with its famous stone carving art. Have a look around at Wild Goose Pagoda which is located in the south of the city. Eat dinner on the most well-known food street.
Day-18: Xian: Full day city tour of Xian, overnight at hotel Turn up the music and enjoy a scenic drive from Xi’an to Lin Tong. Here we arrive at the world famous Terracotta Army Museum. One thing’s for sure though, this place is fantastic. After fascinating sightseeing, we have a chance to overlook the tomb of emperor Qinshihuang who is the King of the State of Qin. If time permits, we look around the 5A scenic area Huaqing Pool which is now an important tourist spot. After we have visited all of the attractions we head back to Xi’an where our tour began. This is a great opportunity to see Xi’an at night. After dinner in Xi’an, the rest of your time is free for you to explore the city.
Day-19: Xian- Beijing: Morning fly to Beijing transfer to hotel, afternoon sightseeing of Beijing, Morning flight from Xi’an to Beijing. After arriving in Beijing, transfer you to the hotel which you will spend your last night in China. After a local features lunch we go the Tiananmen Square which is the heart and symbol of Beijing and is the biggest square in the world. Finally, we arrive at today’s main attraction– Forbidden City (also known officially as the Imperial Palace Museum) which is the world’s largest palace complex and covers 74 hectares.
Day-20: Fly back: Transfer to Beijing airport for international flight.