Pakistan Travel Guides for Backpackers

A Short Visit/Tour to Governor’s House Karachi

Governor’s House is a place where everyone wants to visit and explore what’s inside. It has great importance as it is the official Governor’s residence and their business meeting place which is co-essential used for the events and parties for the Governor’s. In almost every country there is always a […]
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5 things that make Sitka, AK different than the rest of the USA

Alaska, in my opinion, is one of the most precious assets of the USA. The beauty of this land is well-known and if you’ve ever been to Alaska you know that no words can do justice to the beautiful mountains, trees, river, glaciers, and views that cannot be seen anywhere […]
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Great Places to Visit in Jhelum Pakistan

Jhelum is one of the cities of Pakistan with many tourist sites like Khewra Salt Mine, Fort Rohtas, a monument of Alexander the Great and Tilla Jogian Complex of Ancient temples. The government of Pakistan, international tourists, and mainstream media ignores Jhelum and its precious sites for many years. It […]
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Islamabad Travel Guide: What to do, eat, and see!

The capital city of Pakistan, Islamabad is one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Islamabad is the perfect city to explore different cultures, amazing food, and breathtaking views. Here are some places you should visit, foods you should eat and things you should do on your trip to […]
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What to do in Lahore – the City of Food and History

Pakistan is the 33rd largest country situated in South Asia. Popularly known to be the neighbor of India, this country is packed with a lot of surprises. All the cities extend multiple things for the travelers to experience but Lahore stands out for its diversity and rich heritage. Lahore, a […]
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Destinations to visit in Thatta

The historical city of Thatta dates back to 1000 AD approximately. It is situated around 100 km West of Karachi. It was the medieval capital of the province Sindh of Pakistan, and served as the Iron Throne for three successive dynasties: Samma (1335-1520), Arghun  (1520-1555) and Tarkhan (1555-1665). Mughal Emperors ruled Thatta from Delhi via […]
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Things to do in Amritsar

When you think about Amritsar, the two things that come to the mind are food and Golden Temple. These are the two primary reasons why tourists all around the world visit this holy city. Amritsar is part of Punjab state in North India and shares border with Pakistan's Lahore. In […]
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A Travel Guide To Shimla This Summer

Despite being the official capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is the summer vacation city for young tourists in India in 2019. Famously known as the “Queen of Hills,” this place is your weekend getaway location, as well as a fantastic week’s tour destination in case you wish to visit the […]
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Why Islamabad Pakistan Should Be On Your Travel List

Being the capital of a country gives it some merit! Located at the base of the Margalla Mountains, Islamabad is scenically situated with greenery and clean air all around. Unlike the rest of the country, Islamabad doesn’t look like it is in a developing country like Pakistan. Here you can […]
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Jaisalmer – the Golden City of India

  India’s marvellous landscapes, colours and culture are like a melody for those avid travellers that want to discover the unique, the untouched. A melody that has lots of ups and downs, however, that always reaches a harmonious piece where everything is intertwined, where simplicity and splendour come together in […]
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Adventures from Jaisalmer in Rajasthan India

For me, spending time in India is the definition of adventure. The sights, the people, the natural beauty and the perpetual state of discovery make it one of the most exciting countries to visit. For adventurers looking to travel back in time to ancient India's medieval merchant bazaars, Maharaja palaces, and […]
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Top things to do in Kumrat

When I hear ‘travel’, I don’t think luxury hotels and skyscrapers. That is as far from the picture my mind draws up as it possibly can be. Quite the opposite actually, for me the notion of travel is more of a getaway to nature, a technological disconnect; no tall buildings, […]
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Exploring the Heart of Pakistan: Lahore

Lahore is known for its vibrant atmosphere, extremely hospitable and joyful people, and the scrumptious food found on its streets. It has also always been of great cultural and geographical importance throughout its past, building up to the vast history it stores within its bounds today. It is the second […]
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What to see and do in Mainland China

According to the World Atlas, China is the fourth largest country in the world and the second largest in Asia. It’s approximately 9.6 million square kilometers big! That’s huge compared to my home country, the Philippines. Despite how massive this country is, people tend to conclude that the whole of […]
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A trip to Ladakh: Pangong Lake, Nubra Valley and Monastries

My 4 day trip to Ladakh was one of the best travel experiences I've ever had. Ladakh displays the beauty of nature in its rawest form. Except for the scorching sun, there was absolutely nothing that hindered the trip. Following article covers the must-visit places in Ladakh and some information […]
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Islamabad: Why People Love It

I was born in Lahore, more than half of my life has been in Karachi, with only a short period of time being spent in Islamabad. However, I have one stern belief: Islamabad is heaven on earth relative to other cities of Pakistan. There are a number of things to […]
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Bhuj to Kutch – White Desert , Colorful Culture and more!

Kutch Kutch, located in western Gujarat, is the largest district in India. Kutch means something which becomes intermittently wet and dry – and that’s what the Great Rann of Kutch is all about. Major part of Rann of Kutch is submerged in water during monsoon rains. It later dries up […]
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My trip to Kuala Lumpur

Aug 2016 Making of the travel plan First things first, I love to travel. I dream about travelling all the time. There were so many obstacles in my way when I was planning this trip. When I finally boarded the plane I couldn’t believe it. I was about to get […]
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Pakistan: 3 Reasons You Should Definitely Visit!

I know this isn’t the most appealing country to visit, but I’m still going to try to convince you otherwise. Because I actually went to Pakistan, and it’s been the most amazing trip experience I’ve ever had. It is not dangerous as how the media portrays it and it’s not an […]
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Pakistan the Safe Way

Pakistani traditional clothing- shalwar kameez. Should you go? Terrorist attacks. Suicide bombings. Taliban madrasses. Unfortunately, all we hear about Pakistan in the Western media are horrific stories of a war torn nation. Although there are some regions of Pakistan that are extremely unsafe and officially off-limits for tourists, […]
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The White Desert : Rann of Kutch

Quick Facts About 'Rann' of Gujarat, India : I was tempted to plan a visit just immediately when I came to know about 'Rann' (meaning salt marsh in Kutchi language) through one of my friend. The initial research prompted me and my husband to book the holiday 4 months in advance. […]
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India : The Kashmir Great Lakes Trek

Having lived in India for over half a decade, I wouldn't forgive myself if i didn't visit the Himalayas. So over the years, i did quite a fair bit of trekking in the region, and the respect i've developed towards these majestic Himalayan mountains is absolutely unparalleled. In the summer […]
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Sharjah getaway – a day in the Emirate

Sharjah is one of the seven emirates that form the United Arab Emirates – it is actually the 3rd biggest and most populous one, following Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Its closeness to Dubai (about an hour by bus) makes it a perfect destination for a day for those who seek […]
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Surprises that greet a Pakistani in Dubai

As a postgraduate student (UAF, Faisalabad, Pakistan) during the short interval between the end of my course work and beginning of my research, I have started to think to enhance my vision and to explore my knowledge. Luckily, the ACSE annual meeting 13-14 Aug 2015, Dubai provides me a mix […]
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PAKISTAN: AROUND KARACHI IN 5 DAYS!!!

Karachi. The largest and most populous city of Pakistan. Second most populous in the world. It is the capital of Pakistan's province; Sindh. It is the main seaport and financial center of Pakistan. The city is located at the Arabian Sea coastline. The weather is moderate and humid throughout the […]
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Diu : The Magical Island !

Driving your own vehicle on the unknown roads gives you the liberty to greet endless possibilities with open arms which makes you fall in love with the experience instantly. Having done a few short road trips, we decided to take a leap ahead for this newly found love. Known for […]
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Ladakh: The Land of Rugged Beauty in Jammu and Kashmir, India

Ladakh as the name aptly suggests is the land of beautiful high mountain passes. It is one of the sparsely populated regions located in Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is emerging as a popular tourist destination in recent years. In early August 2014, I finally got an opportunity to visit […]
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Hong Kong: Why not visit the oldest district?

Hong Kong, in many travelers’ mind, is either a busy commercial city or a paradise of shopping and eating. It’s somehow a fact and you must have great experiences for your holiday here. But, would you like to explore this tiny and beautiful city beyond that? Sham Shui Po, my […]
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India: Getting to Ladakh and the things you should be aware of

More than 2 years ago I met my first Indian friend in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He started to introduce me to Indian culture and recommended me a movie called Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. Ever since I saw that movie I wanted to visit that North part of India, Ladakh – land of […]
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A Solo Bike Trip In The Lands Of Gujarat

Planned solo rides are fun: Have a bike? What else you waiting for..? Someone join you?? Yeah.. trips are good with friends, but wasting your time longing for their approval is a sin I would say.. Get solo and get going.. Provided the passion persists and of course one should […]
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