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Full-Day Old Srinagar Private Walking Tour
"On this full day walking tour you will see part of the old city on the banks of Jehlum River. Like most ancient cities Srinagar intially developed on the banks of a river (Jhelum) and its old buildings have stood the test of time and hold a great historical and cultural significance today.Next you will see Khanqah of Shah-i-Hamadan a mosque built in 14th century in honor of Mir Syed Ali Hamdani who came to Kashmir with 700 Sayyids in 1372 AD. Continue on to Pather Masjid the mosque built by Noor Jahan in 1623 AD
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The Golden City of Amritsar Walking Tour
"The crazy streets of Amritsar are where the history of this iconic city was born. There is a story behind every alley and by-lane we cross and a legend to every monument we visit. Amritsar played a vital role in the freedom movement of India and you’l a monument erected to commemorate the Battle of Saragarhi an iconic battle in Sikh and British military history and considered one of the world’s most significant battles by war historians. You’ll then proceed to Qila Ahluwalia and Jalebiwala Chowk the latter home to some of the most famed jalebi (sweets) shops and other eateries in Amritsar — a must for fuelling you up as we keep moving! You’ll wander through the bazaars bustling with locals and selling a mix of Fulkari textiles colourful turbans
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Private Tour: Golden Temple and Wagah Border in Amritsar
"You guide will pick you up from your hotel in Amritsar at 9.00 am by a private car and drive to Golden Temple. Set amid a pool of holy water and visitors and devotees from all faiths are welcome. Your guide will show you a glimpse of the Sikh temple trad a free community meal that began in the 16th century. As you watch the community kitchen feed up with over 10000 people learn about the Sikh principle of equality and practice of eating together. At 11.00 am visit the Jallianwala Bagh located about a quarter mile from the Golden Temple. It is a memorial that commemorates the sacrifices of hundreds of men women and children who were victims of ruthless firing during Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. You will learn more about India's history while enjoying the beautiful park. Afterwards we will visit Durgiana Temple a partial replica of the Golden Temple. The Durgiana Temple is situated outside the Lohgarh Gate and dedicated to the Goddess Durga frequented by devout Hindus. At 12:30 noon you will have the opportunity to eat lunch at a local family's house wh The final frontier
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Taxis are nice option

Taxi is always a nice option to move around in Islamabad and its sister city Rawalpindi. Minimum fare is around Rs. 20 ( appox 35 cents). One way trip on taxi between twin cities cost around Rs. 150 (...
najamrulz
Dec 04, 2003

Taxis in Islamabad

It's pretty easy getting around Islamabad. You can either take a taxi (small black or yellow cars -Suzuki Mehrans to be exact!) They'll find you if you can't find them, as they're always pulling up...
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Laurina
Apr 24, 2003

Islamabad's Taxis

The taxis in Islambad are pretty easy to spot, they are almost all black suzukis with a yellow painted roof and you'll have no trouble picking one up if you are obviously a foreigner - in fact you...
lachydragon
Dec 01, 2002

TAXIS IN ISLAMABAD

You can hire a taxi for getting around islamabad. I hired one,they are very tatty and are not air conditioned at all. It cost me 220 rupees for me and my friend. I think that was a bit to much!! My...
5555555
Aug 25, 2005

Yellow Cabs

The easiest mode to travel in twin cities is by taxi. One way trip between twin cities cost around Rs. 150 ( USD 2.5 ) appox. These taxis does not use meter and they are non-AC. You should bargain and...
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fashionapple
Mar 22, 2006

Metro CabTaxi Service

I frequently use MetroCab in both Karachi and Islamabad. I asked for a Metrocab on Thursday 16th of April to be sent at 7 to take me from Gulshan-e-Iqbal to Abdullah Shah Qazi's Mazaar. I was told its...
EhsaanullahZ
Apr 18, 2015

Taxi is suitable for getting AROUND

Local bus service within the city is not well organized. Small Vans, Hiace & Suzuki's run around the city, but their route nos. are not properly printed on the face.Therefore for tourists &...
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Bokhari76
Mar 02, 2012

METRO CAB SERVICE & OTHER RENT-A-CAR PROVIDERS

Although Yellow Cab Taxi service in Islamabad is working good. But they are not air conditioned vehicles & drivers are independent. There is no centralized agency of Yellow Cabs. Visitors, wanting...
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Bokhari76
Mar 02, 2012

Taxi from Islamabad airport

Bonjour from Chitral,Metro cab, Yellow cab have their counters at Islamabad airport, you could take a taxi from there to Daewoo bus terminal on G.T road, Rawalpindi.It's absolutely safe, some 25 to 30...
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imranthetrekker
Aug 11, 2012

Probably best taxi in Islamabad

Shortly after my arrival to Islamabad, I took a random taxi outside my hotel the next morning. The driver was really friendly and eager to give the best service. I felt more like a guest than just a...
Sandra.H
May 15, 2016

Yellow Cabs

Traveling by Yellow cabs is the easiest way to explore twin cities of Islamabad. Tourists are suggested to bargain and decide the fare before start of journey.
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Sep 12, 2004
 
 
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"Islamabad zindabad!!"
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"Islamabad - The Capital City"
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Things to Do Near Islamabad

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Daman-e-Koh

DAMEN-I-KOE IS ONE OF THE BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN, HAVING ATTRACTION FOR TOURIST. I ALWAY GO UP FROM DAMEN-KOI TO PIR SAHAWA FOR NICE VIEW OF ISLAMABAD CITY AND FOR TASTY FOOD AS WELL. A LOT OF FORIGNERS...
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Margalla Hills

Residents of twin cities visit Margalla hills frequently in summer in order to get rid of hot weather. One can go there to relax, walk, hike, drive or for camping, picnic or cycling. Views of twin...
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Shah Faisal Masjid (Mosque)

I really inspired with Faisal Mosque located in Islamabad, Pakistan. Many professional photographers love to capture the beautiful masque in their camera. I just have seen some inspiration by...
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Rawal Lake

It is a famous picnic place for the people of Rawalpindi & Islamabad. I enjoyed visiting Lake View Point with my family. Atmosphere is cool relative to Rawalpindi. Kids enjoyed rides & we...
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Dams

Simly Dam is major water source for residents of Islamabad. It is also a popular picnic spot. spot because of its scenic location. Its some 30 Km from Islamabad near Bhara Kahu town. Dam was completed...
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Lok Virsa Museum & Heritage Library

I think this museum located in the Lok Virsa Complex is a must visit by all tourists(including locals who have not yet seen this) coming to Islamabad. You will find a beautiful presentation of...
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