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North-West Frontier
Kalash Valley and Swat,
the heart of Gandhara

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa , Pakistan


All Year

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Recommended for those who have already visited Hunza and northern Pakistan. Visit the beautiful Kalash Valley, the Swat Valley with its Gandhara ruins and the exotic and energetic Peshawar. A deep Pakistan journey into the world of the friendly and hospitable Pashtoon culture !
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Drive from Islamabad to Ayun via the Lowali Tunnel. Before arrival, Tirich Mir (7,708m), the highest peak in Hindu Kush, appears.
Drive from Ayun to Bomboret where the Kalasha people live by local 4WD. Upon arrival, visit Kalash temples, graveyards and local homes to get a glimpse of the unique culture. Then drive to Rambur valley. Explore village in the evening. Over night at local Kalash guest house.
Drive from Ayun to Swat valley. Visit Gumbatuna stupa, Andan Dheri stupa en route.
Spend two days touring the Gandhara sites in the Swat Valley. We will visit …Shakhurai Buddha (Jahanabad Rock Carved Buddha), Swat Museum, Butkara site-1, Butkara site-3, Saidu Sharif stupa, Amluk Dara, Abasaheb Cheena etc.
Drive to Peshawar. En route, we will visit Ashoka Rock Edicts, Jamal Gahri and Unesco’s world heritage site of Takht-i-Bahi。
Enjoy a full day sightseeing in Peshawar.In the morning, visit the Peshawar Museum, which houses masterpieces of Gandhara art. Later, walk through the old town with its exotic bazaars, mosques.
Visit “the Khyber Pass” (subject to permits). Drive back to Islamabad.


Best time to visit
Tour is available all year round

Tour Price
Please contact us for price quotation based on the number of days, number of people, accommodation and vehicle type.

*There are a limited number of guides who can guide in detail at the Gandhara site. If you are considering a visit, please contact us at an early stage.
*Visit to the Khyber Pass depends on the security situation at the time and is subject to a permit being granted.


Please note that no transport and rooms reserved at this stage. We will be thankful if you could give us tentative dates of the visit so that we can reserve the transport and hotels accordingly