Lahore is the second largest city in Pakistan with a population of roughly 11.13 million. The traditional capital of Punjab for a thousand years, it had been the cultural center of Northern India extending from Peshawar to New Delhi. This preeminent position holds in Pakistan as well. The people of Lahore, when they want to emphasize the uniqueness of their town say “Lahore is Lahore”. Lahore is the city of poets, artists and the center of film industry. It has the largest number of educational institutions in the country and some of the finest gardens in the continent.
Apart from being the cultural and academic center of the country, Lahore is the showcase for Mughal architecture in Pakistan. For more than 200 years, beginning from about 1524 AD, Lahore was a thriving cultural center of the great Mughal Empires witch beautified Lahore, with palaces, gardens and mosques.
We will do our best to show you whole specter of the city: Lahore Fort, Badshahi Mosque, Heera Mandi Bazar, food streets, Anarkali Bazar, Jahangir’s Tomb, Sikh Temple, Shalimar Gardens, Sheikhupura Fort, Hiran Minar.
During two days you will fall in love with Lahore!
☼ Picking up from your hotel/guest house in Lahore.
☼ Excursion in Lahore: Lahore Fort, Badshahi Mosque and Shalimar Gardens, Gurdwara Dera Sahib temple (a Sikh temple in which commemorates the spot where the 5th guru of Sikhism, Guru Arjan Dev, died in 1606).
☼ Lunch at local restaurant.
☼ Drive to Wagah to experience the lowering of the flags ceremony at the Wagah border: something you will never see elsewhere.
☼ Transfer back to Lahore: visiting Lahore’s red light district at Heera Mandi bazaar (the place is full of cultural and historical significance that dates back to the Mughal Empire. A few decades ago this place was famous for dancing and music. People used to go here for a visual and musical treat), photo-walk to the Walled City.
☼ Dinner at Cooco’s Den restaurant with amazing view of Badshahi Mosque.
☼ Transfer back to your guest house/hotel.
☼ Visiting the tomb of Jahangir, a 17th century mausoleum built for the Mughal Emperor Jahangir.
☼ Drive to Sheikhupura, the city is 25 km from Lahore, was founded by Emperor Jahangir in 1607.
☼ Lunch at the restaurant with local food.
☼ Excursion in Sheikhupura: a walk through ‘Hiran Minar’ (a tower was built by an emperor for an antelope), Sheikhupura Fort.
☼ Transfer back to Lahore and dinner at local restaurant.
☼ Drop back to your hotel/guest house.