we drive on the Grand Trunk Road to the ruins of the excavated
city of Taxila, one of the most important Buddhist sites in
the Indian Subcontinent dating back to the 6th century BC to
7th century AD. We will pay homage to the impressive archeological
Museum, the three main excavated cities of Taxila, Bhirmound,
sirkap and sirsukh.
Onwards to the frontier town of Peshawar, at the mouth of Fabled
Khyber pass and explore the old city and visit the impressive
archeological Museum of Gandhara art and Tribal collections.
to the beautiful and historic swat valley, famous as the
seat of Buddhism from the 2nd century BC to 9th century
Ad. Explore its ancient excavated sites and visit the
excellent Museum in Saidu Sharif and travel through lovely
mountain villages to explore the upper reaches of this
We drive on jeeps through the mountain village of Dir
up to Lawari Pass, 3118 meters high and enter the isolated
valley of Chitral. travel through the lovely mountain
landscape to reach Chitral town that offers a commanding
views of Tirich mir (7708 meters) the highest peak of
the Hindukush Range.
we visit the ancient Chitral Fort and the Mosque before heading
to the Kalash valleys where the ancient tribes of the Kalash
Kafirs are residing. These tribes are famed to be the descendents
of Alexander’s army, which passed through here in 327 Bc. Visit
the Kalash valleys of Bumboret and Rambur to meet the people
and visit their villages and houses to learn about their ancient
customs and beliefs.