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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
From $70.00
 
Hiking Day Tour to Triund from Dharamshala
"You will be picked up by your guide at your hotel in McLeod Ganj City a suburb of upper Dharamsala at 9:00 am and proceed to Triund.Walk through the mixed forest of oak rhododendron and deodar trees. The trail is well marked all the way up to Triund. From McLeod Ganj it is 3/4 hours steep ascent to Triund. Small tea shops on the way can provide good refreshments. Triund is an alpine meadow situates atop a flat ridge wit after crossing a small waterfall on the way. McLeod Ganj is only 1.5 Km from the Bhagsu Nag by road. When the tour ends you will return to McLeod Ganj City and be dropped off at your hotel."""
From $51.00
 
Dharamshala Tibetan Heritage and Nature Day Tour
"Once you are picked up from your hotel you will head off to McLeod Ganj to visit the Dalai Lama Temple Complex. This place also called ""Little Lhasa of Tibet"" in Upper Dharamshala is known world-wide such as His Holiness the Dalai Lama resides here. The main temple is where He gives teachings several times a year. His Holiness’ residence is located near the main temple and the headquarters of the Tibetan Government in Exile is located just below McLe where you can see and buy Tibetan handicrafts. Afterwards your guide will accompany you to St. John church. The Gothic stone building of the Church was constructed in 1852. The site also has a memorial of the British Viceroy Lord Elgin and an old graveyard. Later take a stroll around Dal Lake. The lake is a scenic picnic spot surrounded by the forests of Deodar. Beside the lake is a temple of Durveshwar Mahadev.Continue the tour to Tibetan Children's Villages
From $112.00

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Hand Shakes & Hugs

Meet people by shaking hands (not necessary for female foreiners). Tipping averages between 10 to 20% of the bill depending upon the service. Lady travellers should avoid travelling in shorts or any...
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Bazaars

As I left my hotel, I noticed a guy running after a rickshaw that had these carpets on top. I though, how strange, and paused to watch. THen a couple more guys joined in, and I figured no way could...
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Different Dress

Make no mistake about it, this city has to be the most conservative city I have ever experienced and I ve travelled to almost every Middle Eastern country. Female travellers should wear a headscarf (I...
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Guns, Guns Everywhere

If you travel to Peshawar, get used to the idea that you will see guns anywhere and everywhere. Here in the west, we take it as a threat to our security, but most people weilding a rifle on their...
Papita
Nov 09, 2008

Urdu...what Urdu?

Sometimes one of the most confusing things about Peshawar for a traveller is adapting to the language. Sure, Urdu is the national language but no one ever told me before I went that anyone other than...
Papita
Nov 09, 2008

When in Peshawar, do as the Pathan Women..

A white, 22-year old Canadian female travelling in the most conservative part of Pakistan was truly an experience. We have to be mindful that this is an Islamic country, and the best way to avoid...
Papita
Nov 09, 2008
 
 
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Taxi drivers argue after our bumper was hit

Yea, we got hit by another car while taking a taxi. Our driver was pretty mad, and although there was some pushing, no fight erupted or even exchange of info or cash.His beat up cab wasn't damaged too...
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Khyber Pass

The most famous pass of the world, the Khyber Pass, is 16 km from Peshawar. It has been, throughout history, the most important gateway to the plains of the South Asian sub-continent both for...
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Qissa Khawani Bazaar

Qissa Khawani Bazaar is a place which travelers must visit,because of it,s historical background,Qissa Khawani means the Bazaar of Story Tellers,in the older times there use to be professional story...
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Bala-Hisar Fort

Bala Hisar is a heavily-guarded fort that is located now centrally (in Old Peshawar it would have been in the north-western corner). It was built in the 16th century and has seen a long history...
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Peshawar Museum

It was built in 1905 as the Victoria Memorial Hall, It represents the Gandhara Civilization. Also some of the Kalasha statues and wooden carvings are displayed here. Explore Edwardes College; it was...
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Cunningham Clock Tower

Dear Tariq, That was in Tuzke Babri when the Mughal king from Farghana called it, Pushpapura, (the city of flowers), those days are gone bro. Pizza Hut Army Stadium, Usmania Restaurant, Silver...
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Walled City - Old Peshawar

As an ancient town where the footprints of many diverse civilisations lay, Peshawar has several interesting historical sites. The old city was once a heavily guarded citadel with high walls. Today,...
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