Bahawalpur is 889 kms from Karachi.
The founder of the state of Bahawalpur was Nawab Bahawal Khan Abbasi
I. The Abbasi family ruled over the State for more than 200 years
(1748 to 1954). During the rule of the last Nawab Sir Sadiq Muhammad
Kha - more about Bahawalpur..
Places Around Bahawalpur
Farther east, the Rohi, or Cholistan, is a barren desert tract,
bounded on the north and west by the Hakra depression with ruins
of old settlements along its high banks; it is still inhabited by
nomads. It is at a distance of 30 km. from Bahawalpur - more
Traveling from Swat via Chakdara and Dir, over the Lowari Pass
which is snowbound in winter, one reaches Chitral in 8 to 9 hours
from Saidu Sharif. The flying time between Chitral and Peshawar
is 40 minutes with two flights daily. The valley of Ch - more
Dams And Lakes In And Around
Khanpur Dam, Mangla Dam, Misriot Dam, Rawal Lake, Simli Dam, Tarbela
Dam. - more about Dams and Lakes...
Karachi is the largest city of Pakistan
the Population estimate is 13 Million. 80% of them are Muslims,
rest belong to all different religions. Karachi is the commercial
capital of the country. It has.. more about
This was the first of the Indus Valley Civilisation sites to be
discovered, but in size and condition it is inferior to Moenjodaro.
Located 186 km south-west of Lahore, Harappa is reached via the
station at Sahiwal, formerly known as Montgomery. - more
Hasan Abdal is 48 km from Rawalpindi.
It is a beautiful, quiet place and a convenient halting point of
G.T. Road enroute to Peshawar or Abbottabad. This town has a particular
association with Mughals and Sikhs. It was mentioned by Emperor
Jehangi - more about Hasan Abdal...
Ninety Kilometer and 2-½ hours traveling time from Gilgit,
lies Ganesh, directly under Karimabad, the principal town of the
Hunza valley. Spreading over the mountain, opposite the world famous
Rakaposhi Peak in Nagar across Hunza, Karimabad is ren - more
Shah Faisal Mosque
This beautiful mosque was designed by a renowned Turkish Architect,
Vedat Dalokay and named after King Faisal of Saudi Arabia. It is
spread over an area of 1,89,705 sq. meters with 88 meters high minarets
and 40 meters high main prayer hall. The ma - more
A holiday in the Kaghan Valley, the Himalayan hide-away, north-east
of the Hazara district of Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province,
is an unforgettable experience. Its mountains, dales, lakes, water-falls,
streams and glaciers are still in un - more
Fifty kilometers from Miandam lies Kalam, the heart of the Swat
valley. Located along the Swat River, Kalam is by far the most popular
destination in these parts. The PTDC Motel overlooks the entire
Kalam Township. The panoramic view is simply brea - more
Sites Worth Visiting In The Lahore Region
Situated on the east bank of the Ravi River, Lahore is very old.
Legend traces its origin to Loh, the son of Rama Chandra, the hero
of the Ramayana, but history records that it began as a dependency
of the 8th century AD Hindu ruler, Lalitiditya. - mroe
Sites Worth Visiting
Moenjodaro literally meaning Mound of the Dead lies in Sind Province.
It is most important archaeological site presenting 2500 B.C. old
remains of the Indus Valley. This archaeological site has been placed
on the UNESCOs World Heritage list. PTDC - more
about Moen Jo Daro...
About 966 km from Karachi and more or
less right in the centre of the country lies the ancient city of
Multan. Multan, the 'City of Pirs and Shrines' is a prosperous city
of bazaars, mosques, shrines and superbly designed tombs. It is
also a city o - more about Multan...
Murree is known as Malika-e-Kohsar, which means the Queen of Hills.
Murree is only an hour's drive northeast of Islamabad.
From Rawalpindi it is only 64 km and
at an altitude of 2,286 meters. Murree where lofty peaks tower above
green pine-covered - more about Murree...
At Naran, 23 kms. From Kaghan you reach
the half-way point. Naran also serves as the base for the whole
valley. From here you can ride a jeep or horse or hike in excursions
to several picturesque lakes, valleys and peaks. Naran is the middle
poi - more about Naran...
The Old City of Rawalpindi
The Rawalpindi city has two main roads: the Grand Trunk Road which
runs from east to west and is known as The Mall as it passes through
the cantonment, whereas the Murree Road breaks north from The Mall,
crosses the railway and brushes the east end o - more
The largest district of the Northern Areas, Baltistan is home to
some of the highest peaks in the world, the Karakoram Range, and
is very popular with Mountaineering Expeditions. It is equally popular
with high altitude trekkers, with treks to Balt - more
The lush green valley of Swat with its gushing waters, fruit laden
orchards and snow clad peaks is ideal for holiday makers. It has
rich cultural heritage too. The valley was a premier center of Buddhism
where Gandhara art flourished. The ruins and - more
about Saidu Sharif...
Taxila is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world.
At one time it was the center of Buddhism, world's famous Gandhara
sculpture and the center of learning and culture. This is the land,
which attracted Alexander the Great from Macedo - more
Places To Go
Famous for the second largest Juniper Forest in the world and only
3 hours drive from Quetta,lies Ziarat. Along the 133 km drive to
Ziarat, one gets a glimpse of the rugged topography of Baluchistan
province, broken by visions of green orchards. Situ - more