Quid-e-Azam Tomb


  • Trip Code Start and Finish
    • DP-SCT-1
  • Altitude Best time
    • 30 ft (10M)
    Throughout the year
  • Activity Level Activity
    • Easy
    Short Trips
  • Duration Meals
    • 1 day
    No Meals Includes
  • Group Size Guide
    • 8-12
    Local Guides
  • Reviews 0 Reviews

Karachi is the largest city and the financial capital of Pakistan. It has a rich history dating back to ancient times and has been ruled by various dynasties and empires, including the Arabs, Mughals, and the British. Today, it is a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities and is home to a vibrant and diverse population. The city offers many attractions to visitors, including historical sites, museums, parks, and entertainment venues. The Mohatta Palace Museum and Mazar-e-Quaid offer a glimpse into Karachi’s rich past, while the PAF Museum is a must-visit destination for aviation enthusiasts. Port Grand is a popular spot for food and entertainment, while Frere Hall offers a beautiful blend of history and nature.

Overall, Karachi is a city full of contrasts, offering a unique blend of ancient and modern, traditional and cosmopolitan. Its bustling streets, colorful bazaars, and beautiful coastline make it an exciting destination for foreign and local tourist alike.

Call for general departures:

713 979 7485
The tour package inclusions and exclusions
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

• English speaking guide

• Air-conditioned transportation (depending on the size of the group throughout the trip

• Entrance Fee to the Archaeological sites and Museums

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

• All items of personal nature such as telephone calls, mini bar and other Beverages

• Meals

• Other than above mentioned

• Day use rooms if in case of flight delayed or cancellation

• Tips for Guide & Drivers


  1. 1

    Day 1 Mohatta Palace Museum: A Glimpse of Karachi's Colonial Past

    Mohatta Palace Museum is a grand historical palace located in the heart of Karachi, built in the early 20th century by a wealthy businessman, Shivratan Chandraratan Mohatta. It showcases a fusion of Indo-Islamic and European architectural styles, and it was once the residence of the Mohatta family. Today, the palace has been converted into a museum displaying a rich collection of artifacts, paintings, and sculptures, giving visitors a glimpse of Karachi’s colonial past.

  2. 2

    Day 1 Frere Hall: A Beautiful Blend of History and Nature

    Frere Hall is a beautiful colonial-era building located in the heart of Karachi. It was built in 1863 and served as a town hall during the British Raj. Today, it is a public park and library and is a popular spot for picnics and outdoor activities. 

    The park features lush green lawns, a variety of trees, and a beautiful fountain. The highlight of Frere Hall is its beautiful architecture and serene surroundings, making it a perfect escape from the bustling city.

  3. 3

    Day 1 Mazar-e-Quaid: A Symbol of Pakistan's Independence

    Mazar-e-Quaid, also known as the Mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, is a national monument and the final resting place of Pakistan’s founder. It is situated in the heart of Karachi and is one of the most visited sites in the city. The mausoleum is a beautiful example of modern Islamic architecture and features a white marble structure with a large dome and four minarets. Pakistani visitors pay their respects to the great leader and learn about his life and contribution to Pakistan’s independence.

  4. 4

    Day 1 Tuba Mosque (Gol Masjid) - A Beautiful Mosque

    The Tuba Mosque, also known as Gol Masjid, is located in Phase-2 of DHA Karachi and is a beautiful example of Mughal architecture. The mosque has a large dome and minarets and is surrounded by lush gardens. Visitors can explore the mosque and enjoy its serene atmosphere.

  5. 5

    Day 1 National Museum of Pakistan - The Keeper of Pakistan's Heritage

    The National Museum of Pakistan is a prominent cultural institution in Karachi. It showcases the diverse history, art, and culture of the country through its extensive collection of artifacts, paintings, sculptures, and manuscripts. 

    The museum’s exhibits include relics from the Indus Valley Civilization, Gandhara Art, Islamic Art, and Modern Art, among others. It is an excellent destination for those who wish to explore the rich heritage and legacy of Pakistan.

  6. 6

    Day 1 Abdullah Shah Ghazi Shrine - A Spiritual Haven

    The Abdullah Shah Ghazi Shrine is a famous Sufi shrine located near the Clifton Beach in Karachi. It is dedicated to the 8th-century Sufi saint Abdullah Shah Ghazi, who is believed to have miraculous powers. The shrine attracts thousands of devotees from all over Pakistan and abroad who come to seek blessings and pay homage to the saint. 

    The architecture of the shrine is a fusion of Mughal and Islamic styles and is worth admiring. It is a serene and tranquil spot where visitors can experience the spiritual essence of Pakistan.

  7. 7

    Day 1 Dhobi Ghat Karachi- A Hub of Traditional Laundry Services

    Dhobi Ghat Karachi is a bustling open-air laundry area located in the Saddar neighborhood of Karachi. It is a popular destination for both locals and tourists, who visit to witness the traditional method of washing clothes. The area is home to numerous small washing cubicles or ”ghats,” where the dhobis (traditional washermen) wash and dry clothes using their unique techniques.

  8. 8

    Day 1 Saint Patrick's Cathedral - A Gothic Church 

    Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is located near Empress Market in Central Karachi and is a beautiful example of Gothic Revival architecture. The church was built during the British Raj and has stained glass windows and a grand altar. Visitors can attend mass and enjoy the church’s peaceful atmosphere.

  9. 9

    Day 2 PAF Museum: A Must-Visit Destination for Aviation Enthusiasts

    The Pakistan Air Force Museum, also known as the PAF Museum, is a fascinating museum located in Karachi dedicated to the history of the Pakistan Air Force. The museum houses an impressive collection of aircraft, radars, missiles, and other equipment used by the air force. Visitors can also explore the various galleries featuring aviation-related exhibits, a souvenir shop, and a restaurant. The highlight of the museum is the outdoor display of aircraft, including the legendary F-86 Sabre and the F-104 Starfighter.

  10. 10

    Day 2 Port Grand: An Ideal Spot for Food and Entertainment

    Port Grand is a vibrant waterfront destination situated in the heart of Karachi. It is an ideal spot for food lovers, offering a wide range of local and international cuisine, including seafood, barbecue, and street food. The complex also features live music performances, games, and other forms of entertainment. The highlight of Port Grand is its beautiful waterfront location, offering stunning views of the Arabian Sea and the Karachi skyline.

  11. 11

    Day 2 Pakistan Maritime Museum - Discover the Maritime History of Pakistan 

    The Pakistan Maritime Museum is located in Karachi and is dedicated to showcasing the country’s maritime history. The museum has a collection of ship models, naval uniforms, and other artifacts related to Pakistan’s maritime heritage. Visitors can also explore the outdoor area, which includes a submarine and a ship. The museum is a great place for those interested in naval history and technology.

  12. 12

    Day 2 State Bank Museum – Explore Pakistan's Financial History 

    The State Bank Museum is located in main Karachi and is dedicated to showcasing the financial history of Pakistan. The museum has a collection of coins, notes, and other financial artifacts from different periods in Pakistan’s history. Visitors can learn about the evolution of the banking system in Pakistan and its role in the country’s economic development.

  13. 13

    Day 2 Quaid e Azam House Museum - The Home of Pakistan's Founder 

    Quaid e Azam House Museum is located in Karachi Cantt and was the residence of the founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. The house has been preserved as a museum and contains personal items and memorabilia related to Jinnah’s life. 

  14. 14

    Day 2 Clifton Beach - A Serene Escape

    Clifton Beach is a popular tourist spot in Karachi. It is a long stretch of sandy beach that offers a picturesque view of the Arabian Sea. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely walk along the shore, watch the sunset, and indulge in various water sports activities like jet-skiing and boating. The beach is also home to several restaurants and cafes that serve local and international cuisines. It is an ideal spot for families, couples, and solo travelers who seek a peaceful escape from the city’s hustle and bustle and also considered as one of the top places to visit in Pakistan.

  15. 15

    Day 2 Empress Market - A Historic Marketplace

    Empress Market is a historic marketplace in Karachi built during the British colonial era and has been a popular shopping destination ever since. The market’s architecture is a blend of Gothic and Mughal styles, and it houses several shops that sell everything from spices and vegetables to clothing and handicrafts. 


We always do the best in our power to follow the set itinerary, however it can change occasionally based on temporary access restrictions, weather, lodging/campground availability, guest ability/injury, and natural disasters like heavy rains, flooding, and other potential causes. Sometimes we experience unforeseen happens to affect the plan.


Would you like to customize this trip? We would be very happy to tailor made this experience for you and your companions. Our team is here to guide you through the process. We will take the time to listen to your aspirations, understand your travel style, and work closely with you to craft a personalized itinerary. Please click here to fill the trip information form.



Participants of all nationalities must have a valid passport with six months remaining validity and a visa for Pakistan. Visa must be applied online at https://visa.nadra.gov.pk/.

The main category is CULTURE & HERITAGE TOURS, and the sub-category is GANDAHARA CIVILIZATION. You will need a letter of invitation (LOI) which our office will provide along with the requisite documents like a Discover Pakistan license copy and the National Identity Card of the issuing authority.


When visiting historical and archaeological sites in Pakistan, it is essential to take certain precautions to ensure your safety and preserve the sites for future generations. Here are some precautions to keep in mind:

Before visiting any site, research its historical significance, cultural practices, and specific guidelines or restrictions. This will help you prepare and respect the site appropriately.

Dress modestly: Pakistan is a conservative country, so it is advisable to dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites or conservative areas. Covering your shoulders, wearing long pants or skirts, and avoiding revealing or provocative clothing are respectful.

Respect local customs and traditions:

Pakistan has a rich cultural heritage, and it is essential to respect the customs and traditions of the local communities. Follow any religious or cultural practices observed at the site, such as removing your shoes before entering certain areas or covering your head if required.

Follow the instructions and guidelines:

Pay attention to any instructions or guidelines the site authorities or tour guides provide. These may include areas where photography is prohibited, restricted access zones, or any specific rules to protect the artifacts or structures.

Stay on designated paths:

Stick to designated paths and avoid trespassing or damaging any part of the site. Some archaeological sites are fragile; stepping on delicate areas can cause irreparable harm. Follow the signs and markers to ensure you are on the authorized path.

Do not remove artifacts:

Removing artifacts, stones, or any historical items from the site is strictly prohibited. Removing artifacts not only damages their historical value but is also illegal. Respect the site’s archaeological significance by leaving everything as you found it.

Dispose of waste properly:

Maintain cleanliness and dispose of any trash in designated bins. Keep the sites clean and leave no trace of your visit. Avoid littering or damaging the environment around the sites.

Be cautious of your belongings:

Keep an eye on your personal belongings at all times. Use a secure bag or backpack to carry your valuables and avoid displaying expensive items that may attract unwanted attention.

Stay hydrated and protect yourself from the sun:

Pakistan can have hot and dry weather, especially during the summer months. Drink plenty of water, wear sunscreen, and wear a hat or umbrella to protect yourself from the sun.

Follow safety guidelines:

Be aware of your surroundings and follow any safety guidelines the authorities provide. It is always recommended to travel in groups, especially in remote areas, and inform someone about your plans and expected return time.

By following these precautions, you can ensure a safe and respectful visit to Pakistan’s historical and archaeological sites while appreciating their cultural and historical significance.


Pakistan has a diverse climate due to its geographical location and varying topography. The weather conditions in places with historical highlights can differ depending on the region and time of year. Here’s a general overview of the weather conditions in some popular historical destinations in Pakistan:

What to bring

Comfortable Clothing: Pakistan has diverse weather conditions, so it’s essential to dress appropriately. Carry lightweight and breathable clothing for hot weather and layer up for cooler regions or winter visits. Modest clothing is recommended out of respect for local customs and traditions.

Sun Protection: Pakistan’s climate can be quite sunny, especially during summer. Bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, and consider lightweight clothing that provides adequate sun protection.

Comfortable Shoes: Many historical and archaeological sites in Pakistan require walking and exploring on foot. Wear comfortable shoes or sneakers that are suitable for walking on uneven terrain.

Water and Snacks: Carry a refillable water bottle to stay hydrated during your visit. It’s also a good idea to bring some snacks, especially if you plan to spend a significant amount of time at the site.

Insect Repellent: Some archaeological sites in Pakistan may have mosquitoes or other insects, particularly in rural areas. Pack insect repellent to protect yourself from bites.

Cash and Local Currency: While major cities in Pakistan have ATMs and card payment options, it’s advisable to carry some cash, especially when visiting remote areas where cash might be the primary mode of payment.

First Aid Kit: It’s always a good idea to have a basic first aid kit with items like band-aids, antiseptic ointment, pain relievers, and any necessary prescription medications.

Camera and Binoculars: Capture the beauty of historical sites and landscapes with a camera or smartphone. Binoculars can be handy for observing details from a distance.

Guidebooks and Maps: Consider bringing guidebooks or maps that provide information about the historical and archaeological sites you plan to visit. These resources can enhance your understanding and appreciation of the locations.

Respectful Behavior: Show respect for local customs, traditions, and religious practices. It’s essential to dress modestly, ask for permission before taking photographs of people, and follow any rules or guidelines provided by site authorities.

Remember to research and plan your visit in advance, including opening hours, entrance fees, and any specific requirements or restrictions related to the historical and archaeological sites you wish to explore. Enjoy your journey through Pakistan’s rich history and cultural heritage!


The trip can be reserved as an initial deposit of 30% at the time of booking. The initial deposit shall not be refunded but can be transferred for a future trip.


We accept full trip costs 30 days prior to the commencement of the tour. The payments are only accepted in cash/bank transfers in a bank account. We don’t accept payments through credit cards. Please do not accept any invoice that is not generated by Discover Pakistan and sent through an official email ID.

1) Cancellations must be notified in writing to Discover Pakistan or the agent through which the trip is booked. Cancellation charges shall be levied as follows:

Cancellation before 30 days or more-After a deduction of 30%, the remaining amount will be refunded. If the deposit is retained with our client’s consent, no cancellation charges will be applied. The total amount will be adjusted with a future trip.
Cancellation within two weeks before departure –50 %  of the package offer
Cancellation within one week of departure or no-show –Loss of full payment

2) There shall be no refunds if you leave the trip for any reason, voluntarily or involuntarily, after the journey begins. No refunds shall be made for any unused meals, accommodation, or services.


Discover Pakistan is one of the leading Destination Management and Tour servicing companies founded to meet the travel needs of explorers, researchers, mountaineers, and trekkers worldwide. We always strive to focus on our valued clients’ safety, integrity, and comfort without discrimination.

Our Values

We have a designed set of values for our company that guides us to deliver the best travel experience to our clients; these values include:

Client Safety and Security
Customer Oriented Services
Continuous Improvement
Customer Satisfaction


We know our responsibility towards the local communities, their customs, and the environment. Therefore, some of our income is allocated explicitly towards humanitarian activities, including student support, skill development programs & micro-credit loans to women without interest. Details can be provided on request.


We have worked with both local & foreign clients and are proud to say that Discover Pakistan has a long list of satisfied partners and individual clients worldwide. We maintain a balance between cost and quality. Our business philosophy, and the secret to our success, is “LESS PROFIT EQUALS MORE CLIENTS, AND MORE CLIENTS EQUALS MORE PROFIT’.