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Pakistan offers a fascinating array of places and activities for the cultural enthusiasts. Participants of our cultural programs explore the important places and get a comprehensive and historical glimpse of the numerous ethnic, religious and socio-political events that have brought about the Pakistan we see today. Whatever your cultural fascination, you'll find it here. Be it Buddhist, Kashmiri and Mughal art, ancient and lost civilizations, remnants of the great wars, tribal customs and living, carpet weaving and pottery making, historic forts and museum artefacts, you're sure to capture the essence and spirit of bygone eras on any one of our numerous cultural tours.

The region which form the present Pakistan attracted Alexander the great from Macedonia in 326 B.C., with whom the influence of Greek culture came to this part of the world. During the 2nd century B.C., Buddhism was adopted as the state religion which prevailed until 10th century A.D. During this time Taxila, Swat, and Charsaddah became three important centres for culture, trade, and learning. It was from these centres that a unique art of sculpture originated to known as Gandhara Art all over the world.

Pakistan had been a seat of world’s leading Civilizations from the time immemorial. The Cultural Heritages of Pakistan is spread over the centuries summarized in the following periods: Indus Civilization, Gandhara Civilization, Sikh period, and Islamic period.

Gandhara Art in Taxila and Swat valley, Moenjodaro & Harappa – the Indus Civilization, Mughal monuments in Lahore, Khyber Pass, Karaokoram Highway, Hunza & Baltistan valleys, Kalash (Kafiristan) and scores of other cultural and historical sites can be seen in our cultural tour programmes.

PERSONAL CLOTHING LIST

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Trainers or running shoes.
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Liner socks and thick cuter socks, at least two pairs of each.
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Trekking trousers.
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Long loose fitting, wash and wear shirts, both lightweight and warm, with button-down.
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Several T-shirts and underpants.
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Light plastic rain cape with hood or Gore-Tex jacket with hood.
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Broad-brimmed sunhat.
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Nylon stuff bags with drawstring tops for carrying supplies.
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Clear plastic bags to protect spare clothes from damp.
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Backpack
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Moleskin plaster.
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Lip balm. Sun cream lotion, total sun block, and skin moisturizer.
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Flea powder, insect repellent, soothing bite cream, calamine lotion.
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Sunglasses.
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Maps notebooks, pens, personnel first aid kit and knife.
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Other personal accessories of daily use.









 
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