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Museum Tour

High Light: On independence Pakistan inherited seven museums, out of which Museums at Lahore and Peshawar were run by the Provincial Governments while site museum of at Harappa, Moenjodaro, Taxila and the Armoury Museum in Lahore Fort were looked after by Central Government through its Department of Archaeology.

Immediately after independence plans were taken in hand to establish National Museum of Pakistan. It was on 17th April 1950 that the National Museum of Pakistan was inaugurated in Freer Hall building, replacing the defunct Victoria Museum.

In order to advise the National Museum of Pakistan to enrich its collection through new acquisition, an Advisory Council for the purchase of antiquities and works of Arts was also formed by the government in 1950.

The development of museums in the country has been spectacular and the last decades have seen quite a few museums being established and many others reorganized on modern lines. museum exclusively devoted to Allama Iqbal at Javed Manzil, Lahore and another House Museum in the Quaid-I-Azam House (Flag Staff House) Karachi have been established.

Transport: Air Conditioned Bus, Van

Best Time: All Season

Day01: Arrival at Karachi airport and transfer to hotel.

Day02: Karachi to Hyderabad.

Karachi is the Capital of Sindh Province and the biggest city of Pakistan with a population of 12 million.

Day03: Hyderabad to Sukkar

Drive to Sukkar (approx550kms), enroute visit Moenjodaro.

Day04: Sukkar to Multan

Drive to Multan (approx454 Km) to the oldest and historical city. En route visit Uch Sharif, the oldest shrines of Pakistan

Day05: Multan to Lahore Via Harapa

Drive to Lahore the Historical city (approx 348Kms), en route visit harrapa. Harrapa is the important archeological site of the Indus civilization.

Day06: Lahore to Islamabad

Morning visit Lahore Museum . after lunch drive to Islamabad

Day07: Visit Taxila

Visit Taxila museum one of the best collection of gandharan buddhist art in Pakistan

Day08: Islamabad To Peshawar

Drive to Peshawar (170km 4 hours drive).

Day09: Peshawar To Swat

Drive to Swat via Charsaddah (150km 5 hours drive) was the capital of gandhara from about the 6th century B.C to the 2nd century A.D overnight on hotel.

Day10: Swat To Islamabad

Drive from Swat to Islamabad (265Km), enroute visit Godara Rock engravings. 3000 Years old engravings of stick figures driving two wheeled war chariots, dogs, horses, ibex, leopards, oxen and other (unidentifiable) animals.

Day11: Islamabad To Lahore

Sightseeingin Lahore After Dinner drive to Lahore Airport for fly back to destination

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