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Are you interested in celebrating world-famous heritages? The masterpieces of Islamic heritage in Pakistan would be your attention catcher. Crossroads Adventure has designed an unprecedented adventure to take you to all the significant places which depict the enriched Islamic Calligraphy, Structure, Foundation, Design, and connection with Mughal Empire and celebrated saints. An extra reward is the visiting of the Buddhist civilization focal points like Taxila city, and the Divine Indus Valley Civilization centers. Thus, the odyssey offers you all in one package for an unparalleled cultural exploration experience. The best time to plan a trip would be from September to April which is suitable to escape from the scorching summers.

How would you be Entertained on this Trip?
  • Do you want to explore something thrilling? We have brought the opportunity for you. Examine the world’s best heritage sites with breathtaking designs, the delicate calligraphic art, and the historically significant locations acknowledged by UNESCO.
  • Join us for a thorough exploration of the first outside the Arabian peninsula, the grand land of Sindh in the south of Pakistan. Experience a soul-touching adventure to the tombs of great Sufi saints such Lal Shahbaz Qalander Shrine, and the historic Chakundi tombs.
  • Do you love archeological studies? Avail this awesome chance of an in-depth excursion of the famous Harappa city having great remains of Indus Valley Civilization, and the renown Mohenjodaro city. Also, explore the magnificent Buddhism remains in Taxila city.
  • Have you ever get to know about the past Mughal Empire? Witness its uniqueness in its architecture. Spend a memorable time in Lahore Fort, Anarkali Bazar, Badishahi Mosque, and other significant places. Experience an enthralling amalgamation of Persian, and Hindu Civilization.
Is it the Desired Trip for You?
  • We will be traveling mostly in plains with relatively hot weather, so get prepared for it.
  • The security situation of the regions under consideration is satisfactory, but special care is needed.
A brief Upshot:
  • Starting Point
  • Ending point
  • Primary Destinations.

  • Group Size.

  • Group Age

  • Karachi, capital of Sindh.

  • Islamabad, capital of Pakistan

  • Karachi, Sakkhar, Multan, Bahawalpur, Islamabad, and Rawalpindi

  • 5 to 15

  • 25 to 55

Trip Highlights:
  • Visit the significant places of beautiful Karachi, Mizar e Quaid, Clifton Beach, and much more.
  • Thoroughly investigate the marvelous Indus Valley Civilization in old cities of Mohenjodaro, and Harappa cities.
  • Physically experience the magic of UNESCO’s enlisted Royal Fort of Lahore, Rohtas Fort, Derawar Fort, and Ranikot Fort.
  • Experience the magniloquent shrines of Sufi saints like the Sehwan Shareef, and Multan shrines.
  • Witnessing the magnificent historic mosques like Shahjehan Mosque, Mosque Wazir Khan, and many more.
  • Spare some moments in the enchanting milieu of Islamabad by traveling to the enervated places.


Meet on arrival Karachi transfer to Hotel. Afternoon city tour of Karachi visit

● The Quaid E Azam Mausoleum: It is also known as Jinnah Mausoleum. It is the final resting place of Quaid-e-Azam. It was built in 1971 and is the iconic symbol of Karachi.
● Defense Mosque:
● Clifton Beach: It is also known as Sea View. It is located on the Arabian Sea. It stretches from Karachi to Ormara (Balochistan). The beach is now home to multiple local leisure activities including camel rides, buggy rides, horse rides, the plastic plane flying among others. The Seaview Apartments across from the beach is a gated residential area that is rated among the top properties in the city.
● Mohata Palace Museum. It is known for Modern Muslim Architecture.
Overnight at Mehran Hotel

Morning check out from hotel and drive to Hyderabad
● Chaukundi Tombs: These tombs form an early Islamic cemetery. These tombs are notable for their elaborate sandstone carvings. They are built in the funerary architectural style typical of lower Sindh.
● Banbhore: It is Earliest Islamic City outside Arabia. It was built around 711 A.D.
● Makli Necropolis, Thatta: It is one of the largest funerary sites in the world. Makli Necropolis features several large funerary monuments belonging to royalty, various Sufi saints, and esteemed scholars. The site houses approximately 500,000 to 1 million tombs built over a period of 400 years from the 14th to 18th Century.
● Shahjehan Mosque: a masterpiece of Shahjehan the builder of Taj Mahal. It is known for its vast domes, geometric brick patterns, and detailed tile work.
● Thatta: Thatta was the medieval capital of Sindh, and served as the seat of power for three successive dynasties. Thatta’s historic significance has yielded several monuments in and around the city.

Overnight at Mawada Inn hotel Hyderabad.

Drive to Sehwan City en-route visit
● The Shrine of Shah Abdul Latif, Bhit Shah: He was born in the 18th Century in Bhit Shah, Sindh. He is widely considered to be the greatest Muslim poet of the Sindhi language. The Shrine was built for Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai in 1772 by Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro. Its annual urs festival attracts up to 500,000 visitors.
● Ranikot Fort, Jamshoro: It is also known as “The Great Wall of Sindh”. It is believed to be the World’s largest fort. The fort’s ramparts have been compared to the Great Wall of China.
Overnight stay at Sehwan Divine Hotel

Morning drive to Sukkur and en-route visit
● The Shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar:
● Moen Jo Daro, Larkana: It was built between four and five thousand years ago and lasted until 3,700 BC. It was part of the Harrapan Civilization, and the city had at least 35,000 Residents. Mohenjo-Daro means “mound of the dead”. The city was approximately one square mile in size. Mohenjo-Daro was the most advanced city of its time, with remarkably sophisticated civil engineering and urban planning. Typical of most large and planned cities, Mohenjo-Daro had planned city streets and buildings
Drive to Sukkur Overnight at the hotel.

Full day tour of Sukkur architecture sites visit
● Minaret of Masoom Shah:
● Sat Behan Asthan: It is the resting place for the Seven Female-friends. According to folklore, these female friends resided here. It is located on the left bank of the Indus River near Rohri, Sindh. In reality, however, this is the burial place of Mir Abu Al-Qasim Namkeen a ruler from Sukkur. The tomb complex was ordered to be built by him. It was constructed in ochre stone. Inscriptions and Quranic verses in the finest Naskh script adorn the walls and interior of these structures. The famous blue tiles of Sindh were used to enhance the aesthetic impact.
● The Sukkur Barrage:
Later drive to Khairpur and visit
● Faiz Mahal:
● Kot DG Fort:
Overnight at the hotel.

Drive to Bahawalpur en-route visit the
● Bhong Mosque, Rahim Yar Khan: It was designed and constructed from 1932 to 1982. This mosque won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 1986 for its design, architecture and beautiful calligraphy.
● Shrine Uch Sharief: Uch is a relatively small city renowned for its intact historic urban fabric, and for its collection of shrines dedicated to Muslim mystics from the 12-15th centuries that are embellished with extensive tile work. These shrines were built in the distinct architectural style of southern Punjab.
Overnight at hotel One

In the morning excursion to
● Derawar Fort, Bahawalpur: Derawar fort was first built in the 9th century AD by Rai Jajja Bhati. It was later rebuilt in its current form in 1732 by the Abbasi Ruler Nawab Sadeq Muhammad This fort presents an enormous and impressive structure in the heart of the Cholistan Desert. Approximately 130 km south of the city of Bahawalpur, the 40 bastions of Derawar are visible for many miles in the Cholistan Desert.
Later drive to Multan and visit
● The Shrine of Shah Rukn e Alam, Multan: The shrine is considered to be the earliest example of Tughluq architecture. The tomb was built between 1320 and 1324 CE by Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq. Central Asian and Persian architectural styles were found at the tomb, such as the use of brick, glazed tiles, and wooden roofs.
Overnight at hotel One

Drive to Lahore en-route visit
● Harrappa site of Indus Civilization: The site of the ancient city contains the ruins of a Bronze Age fortified city, which was part of the Indus Valley Civilisation. The ancient city of Harappa was heavily damaged under British Rule when bricks from the ruins were used as track ballast in the construction of the Lahore–Multan Railway.
Overnight at Best Western hotel

Visit the following places in Lahore
● Lahore Fort: It is also called Shahi Qila or Royal Fort. It spreads over an area of 20 hectares. It contains 21 notable monuments. The Fort was first built in the 11th Century with muddy bricks. It was almost entirely built in the 17th century when the Mughal Empire was flourishing.
● Badshahi Mosque: It is a Mughal-era Mosque. The mosque represents Mughal architecture. The exterior of the Mosque is decorated with carved red sandstone with marble inlay. It was constructed by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb between 1671 and 1673. It is the 2nd largest Mosque in Pakistan and is widely considered to be one of Lahore’s most iconic landmarks.
● Anarkali Bazaar:
● Wazir Khan Mosque:
● The Shalimar Garden: It is a Mughal Garden Complex that was built by Shah Jahan in 1642. These gardens were laid out to create a representation of earthly utopia. In 1981 the Shalimar Gardens were inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Overnight at the hotel.

Drive to Islamabad en-route visit
● Rohtas Fort World Heritage Site, Jehlum: It was built in the 16th Century by Raja Todar Mal on the orders of Sher Shah Suri. The fort is known for its large defensive walls, and several monumental gateways. It was inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1997.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Tour of Rawalpindi & Islamabad visit
● The Shah Faisal Mosque:
● Shakarparian viewpoint:
● Pakistan Monument:
● Folk Heritage Museum:
Afternoon drive to Taxila to see this UNESCO World heritage site of Buddhist period visit
● Sirkap, Taxila: It is an archaeological site on the bank opposite the city of Taxila. The city of Sirkap was built by the Greco-Bactrian king Demetrius after he invaded ancient India around 180 BC.
● Taxila Museum: The Museum was constructed from 1918 to 1928. It is home to a significant and comprehensive collection of Gandharan art dating from the 1st to the 7th centuries CE. Most objects in the collection were excavated from the ruins of ancient Taxila. There are some 4000 objects displayed, including stone, stucco, terracotta, silver, gold, iron and semiprecious stones. Mainly the display consists of objects from the period 600 B.C to 500 AD.
Travel back to Islamabad and Overnight stay at the hotel.

Transfer to airport for flight to home


Karachi is the capital and the metropolis city of Sindh. It is the stock and trade of Pakistan. It is located on the eastern coastline of the Arabian Sea. It is one of the revenue-generating hubs of the nation. It is also bestowed with the largest seaport in the county. Karachi populace is remarked as different strokes due to their liveliness and busy life round the clock. The pace of life is more hurried and social norms are far more liberal than elsewhere in Pakistan. Karachi city is also remembered as the City of Lights and the City of Quaid and the city that never sleeps. Karachi is an enormous city and gets hands-on many attractive sites to amuse one, such as museums, colonial buildings, landmarks, beeches, islands, parks, wildlife clubs, shopping malls, and many other mesmerizing tourist points. Karachi is a city of never-ending festivity.


Hyderabad is the second-largest city in Sindh Province. The city was conquered by Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro upon the ruins of a Mauryan fishing village along the coast of the Indus River. Formerly, Hyderabad was known as Neroon Kot. Hyderabad city is rich in culture, traditions, and history due to the fact that it lies alongside the River Indus. This city used to be renowned as the “Paris of India” due to the belief that the streets of the city were washed each morning with clean drinking water from the River Indus. Hyderabad now is a significant commercial and cultural center and serves as the passage between the rural and urban Sindh. A visitor coming to this city can find one of the noteworthy sights, which include Pucco Kilo, Tombs of Talpurs, Mirs, and Kalhora Rulers, Hyderabad Gymkhana which is the main social club of the city. Beautifully preserved with the culture and tradition of Sindh, a museum has been established, which reflects the heritage and background of the Indus Valley Civilization. Other prominent sights include the River Indus, Bridge of Jamshoro, Gold Building, which is circular in shape. Rani Bagh, a park named after Queen Victoria, Resham Gali, and Shahi Bazar. The unusual thing about Hyderabad city is a road called” Thandi Sarrak”, which means cold street, where air pressure remains very high.


Thatta city ostensibly reveals mystic lineages of the unique culture and tradition of Sindh. It is presumed as the Rome of Pakistan. Thatta is an outlandish town, utterly 98 KM to the east of Karachi. It represents one of the fascinating architecture and historical monuments like Makli Hills, the largest necropolis in the world, which spreads over an area of 10 square km. The building at Makli seems increasingly apparent and the monument of imperceptible heritage. United Nations World Heritage Site regards Makli Hill as unequivocal and exorbitant architecture as viewed on Tombs there. It accommodates approximately 500,000 tombs; each tomb is itself a manifestation of this magnificent architecture. It is now reckoned as UNESCO Heritage Site.


Nagarparkar is at the foot of the Karoonjhar Hills. It is situated at a distance of about 16 km from the south and about 23 from the east from the Indian border. Nagarparkar is visited by thousands of people at the event of Shivratri because The historic Churrio Jabal Durga Mata Temple is situated here. Nagarparkar is surrounded by Karoonjhar Mountains for 16 kilometers which makes it a perfect trek for adventurers.


The sandy dune area of Thar and the marshy lands of Parkar, covering an area of 19,638 km, lies to the southeast of Sindh province, Pakistan. Thar is one of the most densely populated desert areas in the world and home to various historical temples. Tharparkar is a hot desert of Pakistan where one can enjoy a ride on the back of a camel alongside a caravan.


Hala is located in the Matiari district of Sindh. It is famous through the subcontinent for art, glazed colored pottery (Kaashi), woodwork (Jandi), cloth printing, woven cloth (Sussi), and khaddar made of handmade khadi. Hala is also the resting place of the great Sufi poet and legend Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai.


Jamshoro is essentially the gateway to the Indus Valley. It is world-famous and rich cultural heritage. Jamshoro is 18 km from Northwest to the city of Hyderabad and 150 km Northwest from Karachi city. Ranikot Fort, also known as “the Great Wall of Sindh” is an ancient fort near Sunn, Jamshoro District, in Sindh province. Jamshoro is home to three major universities, where students reside in hostels and enjoy meals in the evenings full of the serenity of nature there. Among the other attributes, it is worth mentioning that this city was built on a mountain called Morrha, which has inspired great poets to compose beautiful poetic verses on the romantic scenes it always gives to the visitors. Exclusively, the scene when the sun is about to set and hides behind the mountains is one of the enthralling moments one cannot forget. However, there is a sight at Jamshoro which is a picnic point for the lovers of nature. It is the Jamshoro Bridge built on River Indus which links Jamshoro with Hyderabad city. The shore of Indus at this point is quite hospitable and the visitors are greeted by a cool breeze waving in the River Indus.


Larkana is the 17th largest city in Pakistan. It is located 40 miles to the south of district Shikarpur and 36 miles to the northeast of district Dadu. The historical name of Larkana was Chandka. Larkana was given the status of the district during British Rule. Larkana city put forth its political, cultural, and economic importance during the era of Kalhoras between 1701 to 1783. Larkana has the privilege of being one of the oldest civilizations of the world, the Indus Valley Civilization. Mohen jo Daro `the mound of Dead“is designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites are located 32 km away from the city center on the west bank of the Indus River.


Sukkur is the third-largest city in Sindh province; Located at the bank of River Indus. Formerly Sukkur was named Aror or Bakhar, but later given the name Sukkur which means superiority in Sindhi. The cultural spots and bazaars in Sukkur show how rich it is in Sindhi culture, and they are the most prominent attractions of the city.


Khairpur is the third-largest in terms of area and fifth-most populous district of Sindh province in Pakistan. It has 8 talukas and 89 union councils and 15 towns, with a total population of 2.4 million as of 2017. Mir sohrab Khan Talpur came from Iran. He founded KhairPur in 1783. Khairpur is also known as the home of esteemed Sufi mystic Sachal Sarmast, whose shrine is located near Khairpur. The Shrine of Sachal Sarmast is highly praised at Khairpur and visited by innumerable tourists every day.


Historically, the Matiari district holds the honor to be ruled over by one of the prominent dynasties such as the Soomras, the Summas, the Arghuns, the Kalhoras, and the Talpurs at Sindh. At the time of independence of Pakistan, in 1947, district Matiari was a taluka of district Hyderabad until 2005, when it was given the status of a district. Matiari district is famous for its unique culture and values. This region gave rise to a number of religious scholars, intellectuals, poets, who spread the essence of their knowledge all over the subcontinent. Matiari is the domain of the famous Saint and religious poet of Sindh, Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai.


The foundation of the city was laid in 1748 A.D. which was encircled having 7 gates and was declared the capital of the state. During the last quarter of the 19th-century abbasi, family constructed huge and elegant palaces Noor Mahal, Gulzar Mahal, Darbar Mahal, and Sadiq Garh Pal-aces.


It is the sixth-largest city in Pakistan. It is in the South of Punjab in Pakistan. It is sometimes referred to as The City of Saints.


City of Gardens and Historical Monuments – Lahore is the second-largest city in Pakistan with a population of more than 10 million. Being the cultural, historical, and art center of Pakistan, this beautiful city features marvelous sights for visitors who love sightseeing.


Islamabad remains a city where people enjoy its peaceful, calm atmosphere with a lot of greenery and nice surrounding scenery, very different from any other big city in Pakistan. It also serves as a base camp for people from the south and coastal areas like Karachi visiting valleys like Swat Valley Islamabad’ Eastern end is dominated by mainly Federal Government offices, Parliament House, the official residences of the President and Prime Minister along with the Diplomatic Enclave, an area next to the Parliament House dedicated to foreign embassies.

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