Cholistan Camel Safari

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Duration

09 Days

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Cancellation

No Cancellation

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Group Size

20 peoples

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Languages

English

Overview

Cholistan Desert also locally known as Rohi sprawls thirty kilometers from Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan and covers an area of 16,000km. It adjoins the Thar Desert extending over to Sindh and into India.

The word Cholistan is derived from Cholna which means “moving”. The people of Cholistan lead a semi-nomadic life, moving from one place to another in search of water and fodder for their animals. The dry bed of the Hakra River runs through the area, along which many settlements of the Indus Valley Civilization have been found.

History:
Nearly 300 Harappan sites (cf. Indus valley Civilization) have been found in the Hakra valley, mostly by M. R. Mughal, which account for 20% of all Harappan sites now. Cholistan has changed amazingly over the history. The desert was under perennial regular irrigated cultivation till 1200 BCE and under seasonal regular irrigated cultivation till about 600 BCE. The area turned into arid and desolate desert with drying up of River Hakra. These days again, the desert is undergoing a process of profound change because of canal system originating from the River Sutlaj. But one can still find people living in houses made of mud and straw almost as they might have been living 200 years

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Highlights

  • Experience a camel ride with local Nomads .
  • Lal Suhanra Park one of the largest national parks in South Asia.
  • Visit the Old Derawar fort built in the 9th century
  • One of the Pakistan’s best desert safaris.

K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
16-JUN-202005-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
20-JUN-202011-JUL-2020 CLOSED
01-JUL-202020-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
05-JUL-202026-JUL-2020 CLOSED
15-JUL-202003-AUG-2020 GUARANTEED
01-AUG-202020-AUG-2020 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-202027-AUG-2020 CLOSED
20-AUG-202008-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE
01-SEP-202020-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE
10-SEP-202029-SEP-2020 AVAILABLE

K2 Base Camp Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
09-JUN-202030-JUN-2020 CLOSED
16-JUN-202005-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
01-JUL-2020 20-JUL-2020 GUARANTEED
05-JUL-2020 26-JUL-2020 CLOSED
07-JUL-2020 26-JUL-2020 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-202003-AUG-2020 GUARANTEED
06-AUG-202027-AUG-2020 CLOSED
10-AUG-202029-AUG-2020 AVAILABLE

Snow Lake Biafo Hisper Fixed Departure Dates

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityStatus
25-JUN-202016-JUL-2020 AVAILABLE
15-JUL-201907-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
22-JUL-201912-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
01-AUG-201923-AUG-2019 CLOSED
03-AUG-201925-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
06-AUG-201927-AUG-2019 CLOSED
07-AUG-201928-AUG-2019 AVAILABLE
15-AUG-201907-SEP-2019 AVAILABLE

Detailed Itinerary

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Day-01: Welcome at Lahore Airport

Arrive at Lahore Airport and transfer to hotel. After breakfast proceed for city tour, which includes Lahore fort, Lahore museum, Minar Pakistan, Wazir Khan Mosque, Wagha border, Shalimar Garden and Badshahi mosque.

Day-02: Drive from Lahore to Multan

Drive to Multan 340 km. arrive Multan transfer to hotel. After refreshment visit Tomb of Shah Rukn-e-Alam, Fort Kohna Qasim Garden, Tomb Shah Shams Sabzwari Tabrez and Fort Kohna Qasim Garden.

Day-03: Drive from Multan to Bahawalpur

Drive to Bahawalpur arrive and transfer to hotel. After refreshment proceed for city tour, which includes Derawar Fort, Cholistan Desert, noor mahal and Bahawalpur museum.

Day-04: Cholistan

Camel rides to Kota Wala Toba, overnight in tent

Day-05: Choistan

Camel rides to nearby villages an unforgettable day on camel backs, overnight in tent

Day-06: Cholistan

Camel to Derawar Fort, later continue by Jeeps to Chanan Pir, overnight in tent

Day-07: Cholistan

Drive to Uch Shareef the mystic center of Punjab visit the spectacular tombs of Jewendi Bibi & Hazrat Jalaluddin Surkh.

Day-08: Drive from Cholistan to Multan

Drive to Multan afternoon city tour, overnight at hotel

Day-09: Fly Back Home

Transfer to Multan airport for international flight

  • Licensed professional guide (government requirement)
  • Airport transfer on first and last day
  • All domestic road transfers
  • All hotel accommodation
  • All hotel meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Support staff (assistant(s) etc)
  • Travel Insurance (recommendations only)
  • Visa to Pakistan (supporting documents will be offered)
  • International airfare
  • Personal equipments (clothes, boots etc)
  • Tips for guides, porters, staff etc
  • Miscellaneous (drinks, phone calls, laundry, souvenir etc)

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