Pakistan – 8 to 18 October 2019 (11 days)

An Exotic Travel Photography Tour of Pakistan

Join award winning Australian photographer, Andrea Francolini, for a once-in-a-lifetime inaugural travel photography tour of Pakistan.

Group of 4-6 people max – US$7700 per person all inclusive – except return flights to Pakistan, visa and personal expenses

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The Itinerary

Day 1 : ARRIVE ISLAMABAD

Guest expected to arrive in Islamabad on Oct 7th in the evening (Flights leave Australia on Sept 7th morning)

Depending on the arrival time either your Australian travel photographer guide, Andrea Francolini, or Adam Khan, director of Travel Life Pakistan, will pick you up at the airport.


DAY 2 : ISLAMABAD

Morning: we visit Raja Bazaar one of the biggest local markets in Rawalpindi.

Lunch

Afternoon: visit of folk museum

Late afternoon/sunset: at Monument of Pakistan.

Dinner: Monal Restaurant at the view of Islamabad

 


DAY 3 : ISLAMABAD

Morning: Raja bazaar again (its a big market)

Faisal mosque.

Lunch

Afternoon: Local market in Islamabad


DAY 4 : Islamabad / Gilgit

Fly from Islamabad to Gilgit.

An early flight to Gilgit (elevation 2228m – north east of Pakistan).

This flight will take us over the breath taking Himalaya mountain range.

Hotel check-in at Serena in Hunza

Lunch:  Baltit fort in Hunza.

Sunset: at Eagle’s Nest overlooking Hunza valley

Dinner/night: Eagle’s Nest


DAY 5 : Hunza/Nagar Valley

Sunrise: Eagle’s Nest overlooking Hunza valley

All day trip to Hopper glacier. Walk to the glacier

Dinner/night: Somewhere Hunza valley


DAY 6 : Drive along Karakorham highway

Sunrise: Eagle’s Nest overlooking Hunza valley

Breakfast at hotel and check-out

Day trip: Lake Abbottabad

Late lunch: check-in at Serena hotel, Gilgit

Sunset: Along Karakoram highway

Dinner/night: Serena hotel in Gilgit

 


DAY 7 : GILGIT / ISLAMABAD

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Sunrise in Gilgit along the river.

Morning flight from Gilgit-Islamabad

Check-in Pearl Continental hotel in Rawalpindi

Lunch: hotel and time to edit

Afternoon: Faisal mosque

Sunset (depending on where we are) 


DAY 8 : ISLAMABAD/LAHORE

Early morning drive to Lahore (6hrs drive)

Along the way: visit Hindu temple

Hotel check-in Peal Continental and lunch

Dinner


DAY 9 : LAHORE

Morning: half day off to swim by the pool and relax, edit images or visit local markets.

Lunch

Afternoon Wagah flag ceremony on Indian boarder

Dinner: Kinara Restaurant.

 


 DAY 10 : LAHORE

Early morning: Waszir Khan Mosque, a 17th century mosque.

and visit of Royal Bath which is the only surviving public bath from the Mughal Era

Lunch

Afternoon: Lahore Fort. This fort was completed in 1566 when Lahore was the capital of the country.

Visit Grand mosque

Sunset: near the fort

Dinner at Food street


DAY 11 : LAHORE

Morning: traditional wrestling or walk in the streets of Larhori Gate

Truck Art yard: huge outdoor area full of local mechanics,

artists and anyone working in the trucking industry which is the main means of transportation for goods around the country.

This is a great opportunity for portraits and daily life

Lunch


DAY 12 : LAHORE

Sunrise: Visit to Minar Pakistan or Shalimar Gardens

Back to Hotel for breakfast

Mid morning: Spare part market. This market only sells spare parts for cars, trucks and motorbikes.

Lunch at MM Alam road

Afternoon free to pack or local markets

Early dinner and transfer to hotel to fly home.

Late evening – international departures from Lahore

(be aware when booking your flight you leave Sydney on Oct 7th, arrive in Islamabad on Oct 7th at night and will leave from Lahore Friday Oct 18 night) .


Register Your Interest

If you would like more information about our Pakistan travel photography tour, or want to register your interest to attend, please email Andrea via afrancolini@yahoo.com

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