Pakistan has hundreds of places that are testimonial to the forgotten legacies of the Sikh artists, entrepreneurs, thinkers, mystics, administrators and warriors who hailed from West Punjab region. It has long been a popular destination for religious holy sites and historical places. More than 90% of all the Sikh shrines are located in other cities of Pakistan.With the recent opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, we look ahead into a new decade of religious tourism for our Sikh community to strengthen their ties with their faith and spiritual enlighten.We want to show the world how we have protected the Sikh heritage and kept it close to our hearts.Taking Sikh community religious and recreation needs into the consideration, Discovery Pakistan has designed a concord tour package to explore these beautiful sites for our Sikh community.
- Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib
Kartarpur Sahib, is a gurdwara in Kartarpur, located in Shakargarh, Narowal District, in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is built on the historic site where the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, settled and assembled the Sikh community after his missionary travels (Udasis to Haridwar, Mecca- Medina, Lanka, Baghdad, Kashmir and Nepal and lived for 18 years. The temple located around 4km from the border with India, one of the holiest places in Sikhism. It’s believed to have been built on the site where Guru Nanak, the founder of the religion, died in the 16th Century.
- GurdwaraNankana Sahib
The most important religious site for Sikh community and birthplace of saint, poet, philosopher and founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev Ji located about 91 km west of Lahore and about 75 km east of Faisalabad.GurdwaraJanamAsthan also referred to as GurdwaraNankana Sahib, is a highly revered gurdwara that was built at the site where the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, was believed to be born. The shrine is located in the city of Nankana Sahib.
- Exposure of prestigious places in Lahore
Lahore is the largest city and historic cultural center of the wider Punjab region. It is popular for its array of its tourist activities; from seeing priceless artifacts to historical sites to shopping places to a variety of restaurants, the options are endless.
- GurdwaraPanja Sahib
One of the famous Gurdwara located in HassanAbdal 45 kms away from Rawalpindi, Pakistan. The shrine is considered to be particularly important as the handprint of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, is believed to be imprinted on a boulder at the gurdwara.
Proceedings of the Tour
Discovery Pakistan is pleased to announce 5-7 days tour for our Sikh community tourists to explore aforementioned historical and holy sites along with the ancestral prestigious places in Pakistan. The duration will be extended to the longer or shorter time period depending upon requirements, and time available of guests. Since recent years have seen surge in number of tourism companies operating in Pakistan offering religious and heritage tours .For the security assurance of our clients Discovery Pakistan has issued (Department of tourist services) DTS license to carry out tourism in Pakistan. Beside this we also have signed Memorandum of Understanding with Government of Punjab and service industry (transportation, lodging) to carry out tourism activities in Punjab province. Here is the detailed planned schedule for the Sikh Concord tour with discovery Pakistan;
Receiving of guests at Lahore airport on their arrival
Accommodation at hotel
Pick up from hotel at 10 sharp
Visit to the popular ancestral places including the DehliDarwaza, ShahiHamam and Wazir Khan Mosque
Walk via popular Galian(streets) to food street for lunch
Visit to Badshahi Mosque, Allama Iqbal’s tomb, Shahi Qila and Gurdwara
One hour ‘’ShahiTanga’’ safari tour as per demand of guests and back to hotel
Visit to the oldest shopping place ‘’Anarkali’’ bazar in evening
Visit to Package Mall one of biggest Mall in Pakistan
Visit to famous food street for dinner
Pickup from hotel at 9 sharp
Visit to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur (2 hours, 41 min ,119.0 km drive from Lahore)
Pick up from hotel at 10 sharp
Visit to NanakanaGurdwara Sahib (1 hour,10 min 75.5 km away from Lahore)
Pickup from hotel
Departure from Lahore to Islamabad at 10 sharp
Visit to world’s second largest salt mine (Khewra) on way back to Islamabad
Visit to the mysterious Katas Raj Temples at Potohar Plateau
Lunch/Hi tea at Monal Islamabad
Check into the hotel on arrival to Islamabad
Pickup from Hotel at 10 sharp
City tour visit to Parliament house, Prime Minister house &Shahrah e Dastoor
Visit to Panja Sahib HassanAbdal , 1 Hour drive (43 km away)from Islamabad
Pick up from Hotel
See off guests at Islamabad airport/Drive to Lahore to see off the guests travelling from Lahore airport.