A day tour in Lahore, Pakistan, offers a captivating journey through the city’s vibrant culture, rich history, and architectural marvels. Start your day with a visit to the Badshahi Mosque, an iconic masterpiece of Mughal architecture. Marvel at its grandeur and take in the intricate details of this stunning structure.

  • Trip Code Start and Finish
    • DP-DT-2
  • Altitude Best time
    • 217 M
    Round the year
  • Activity Level Activity
    • Easy
  • Duration Meals
    • 1 day
    No Meals
  • Group Size Guide
    • 1-12
    Local Guides
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A day tour in Lahore, Pakistan, offers a captivating journey through the city’s vibrant culture, rich history, and architectural marvels. Start your day with a visit to the Badshahi Mosque, an iconic masterpiece of Mughal architecture. Marvel at its grandeur and take in the intricate details of this stunning structure.

Next, explore Lahore Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander through its beautiful gardens, pavilions, and the Sheesh Mahal (Palace of Mirrors), which boasts exquisite mirror work.

Stroll through the historic streets of the Walled City of Lahore, where you can shop for traditional handicrafts and savor local street food, including spicy chaat and delectable jalebi.

Don’t miss a visit to Shalimar Gardens, another Mughal-era gem known for its terraced levels, flowing water fountains, and lush greenery.

In the afternoon, head to the Lahore Museum to delve into Pakistan’s history, art, and culture. The museum houses a diverse collection of artifacts and artworks.

For a taste of modern Lahore, explore the Lahore Fort Food Street, where you can savor a variety of Pakistani cuisine in a lively atmosphere.

End your day tour with a visit to the Lahore Zoo or a peaceful walk in the scenic Bagh-e-Jinnah (Lawrence Gardens).

This day tour offers a delightful blend of Lahore’s past and present, allowing you to experience the city’s beauty, heritage, and flavors in a single day.

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

• Air-conditioned transportation (depending on the size of the group throughout the trip
• English speaking guide
• Entrance Fees 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 a 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


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    Day1 A day Tour of Lahore

    Badshahi Mosque – An Iconic Symbol of Lahore’s Heritage

    Badshahi Mosque is one of the most iconic symbols of Lahore’s heritage. Built between 1671 and 1673 by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, it is one of the largest mosques in the world and can accommodate over 100,000 worshippers. The mosque is an exquisite example of Mughal architecture and is adorned with beautiful marble and intricate frescoes. The minarets of the mosque stand tall and dominate the skyline of Lahore, while the main prayer hall is a marvel of engineering with its vast dimensions and intricate decorations. Badshahi Mosque is not only a religious site but also a significant tourist attraction, attracting visitors from all over the world.

    Badshahi Fort (Lahore Fort) – A Symbol of Mughal Power and Grandeur

    Badshahi Fort is a symbol of Mughal power and grandeur, built by Emperor Aurangzeb in 1671-73. The fort is a massive structure with imposing walls, ramparts, and gateways. It served as the royal residence of the Mughal emperors until the British took control of Lahore in 1846. The fort houses many historic buildings, including the Sheesh Mahal, Naulakha Pavilion, and the Moti Masjid. The fort is a must-visit for anyone interested in the rich history of the Mughal era and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

    Lahore Museum – A Treasure Trove of History and Artifacts

    Lahore Museum is a treasure trove of history and artifacts, showcasing the cultural and artistic heritage of the region. The museum was established in 1894 and is one of the oldest museums in South Asia. It houses a vast collection of artifacts, including paintings, manuscripts, coins, sculptures, and pottery. The museum also features exhibits on the history of Pakistan, including the struggle for independence and the creation of the country. Lahore Museum is a must-visit for history buffs and anyone interested in the rich cultural heritage of Pakistan.

    Masjid Wazir Khan – A Magnificent Mughal-era Mosque

    Masjid Wazir Khan is a magnificent Mughal-era Mosque located in the heart of Lahore’s old city. The mosque was built in the mid-17th century by the governor of Lahore, Hakim Ilmuddin Ansari, who was also known as Wazir Khan. The mosque is renowned for its beautiful tile work, frescoes, and calligraphy, which are among the finest examples of Mughal-era art. The mosque’s architecture is a blend of Persian and Indian styles, and its vibrant colors and intricate designs make it a must-visit for anyone interested in the rich cultural heritage of Lahore.

    Shahi Hammam – A Historic Bathhouse in Lahore

    Shahi Hammam is a historic bathhouse in Lahore, built during the Mughal era in the 17th century. The hammam is an exquisite example of Mughal-era architecture and features beautiful tilework and intricate frescoes. The bathhouse was built to serve the royal court and was used by the Mughal emperors and their courtiers. Today, the hammam is open to visitors and offers a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle of the Mughal elite.

    Wagah Border – A Spectacular Display of Patriotism

    Wagah is a border crossing between Pakistan and India, located on the outskirts of Lahore. The border crossing is famous for its daily flag-lowering ceremony, which is a spectacular display of patriotism and national pride. The ceremony is attended by thousands of visitors and is a must-see for anyone visiting Lahore. The ceremony is a reminder of the shared history and culture of India and Pakistan and the need for peace and friendship between the two countries.


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

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:


Lahore experiences hot summers, often exceeding 40°C (104°F) in June and July. Winters are mild, with temperatures ranging from 5°C to 20°C (41°F to 68°F). The best time to visit Lahore is spring (March to April) and autumn (October to November) when the weather is pleasant.

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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 payment 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.


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