11 days

From $7,840

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At the edge of Alexander’s empire

Civilisation has flourished in Pakistan for more than 7,000 years, and this sublime country, little visited by western travellers, boasts myriad archaeological sites that reveal a rich ancient heritage in spectacular style. The Indus Valley civilisation comes to life in Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa, the timeline of Pakistan’s history is written in the stones of Taxila, and Andante guests are also invited to walk in the footsteps of Alexander the Great, not least on the banks of the Jhelum River, where he faced King Porus’ army of war elephants. Elegant mosques, serene tombs and bustling bazaars also enchant – don’t miss your opportunity to experience the wonders of Pakistan.    

Tour highlights:

  • Discover the enthralling archaeology of the Indus Valley civilisation, at spectacular sites Mohenjo-Doro, Harappa and Taxila
  • Visit the world’s largest necropolis, Makli, home to one million ornate Islamic tombs
  • Stand at the site of the Battle of the Hydaspes, where Alexander the Great faced an army of war elephants
  • Explore the mosques and mausolea of Uch, shimmering with blue tiles

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Today's Price

Deposit: $1,000 Single supplement: $1,535

Meet your Experts

Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi

Andante Guide Lecturer

Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi is a Research Associate in the Department of the History of Art & Archaeology at SOAS, University of London, and Assistant Editor for the International Journal of Islamic Architecture.

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Tour dates & prices

Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Accommodation
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • Meals as per the itinerary, tea or coffee with dinner
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Field notes
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Availability
8 October 2023 APAK231007 8 October 2023 (Sunday) 18 October 2023 (Wednesday) Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi $7,840
(ex. flights)
$1,000 $1,535 Call for availability
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