Faith-based Tours


Sikhism is a monotheistic religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian Subcontinent around the end of the 15th century. It is one of the youngest religions in the world. Pakistan is home to numerous Sikh shrines; this pilgrimage tour is specially made for the Sikh fraternity to pay homage to those holy shrines.

  • Trip Code Start and Finish
    • ATP-CHT-06
  • Altitude Best time
    • 507 meters
    Around the year
  • Activity Level Activity
    • Easy
  • Duration Meals
    • 7 days
    All Meals
  • Group Size Guide
    • 8-12 pax
    Local Guides
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Faith-based Tours

Sikhism is a monotheistic religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian Subcontinent around the end of the 15th century. It is one of the youngest religions in the world. Pakistan is home to numerous Sikh shrines; this pilgrimage tour is specially made for the Sikh fraternity to pay homage to those holy shrines. The Shrine of Panja Sahib is considered to be important as the handprint of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, is believed to be imprinted on a boulder at the Gurdwara. In Peshawar, we will visit Gurdwara Bhai Joga Singh, Gurdwara Rori Sahib near Gujranwala, & Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in Narowal, one of the holiest sites in Sikhism. It is built on the historic site where the founder of Sikhism settled and assembled the Sikh community. Then to Gurdwara Sacha Sauda and Janam Asthan or Nankana Sahib near Sheikupura. It is named after the first Guru, who was born here, hence the most important religious site for them. We will visit Gurdwara Dera Sahib, Gurdwara Chuna Mandi, and Gurdwara Sheed Ganj in Lahore. 

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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.
  • Hotel Accommodation based on double/twin sharing
  • Meals (Breakfasts & Dinners)
  •   English speaking guide
  •   Air-conditioned transportation (depending on the size of the group throughout the trip
  • Entrance Fees to the Archaeological sites and Museums
  •    Tips at hotels/restaurants
  • Mineral water (1 bottle of 1.5 liters per pax per day)
  • Porterage at hotels
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
  • Lunches
  • Other than above mentioned
  • Day use rooms if in case of flight delayed or cancellation  
  • Tips for Guide & Drivers


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    Arrive in Islamabad. Our guide/representative will meet you at the airport and guide you to check-in at the hotel. You will have a rest and relax until the afternoon. Then we will stroll around the capital city that offers incredible places to see, like Shah Faisal Mosque, Lok Virsa Heritage Site, Daman-e-Koh, and many more.

    Check in to the hotel; it is your time to relax. In the afternoon, we will visit some beautiful Tourist Attractions in Islamabad. These include Shah Faisal Mosque, Daman-e-Koh, Islamabad Monument, Lok Virsa Museum, and other exciting places. Overnight stay in Islamabad hotel. 


    Altitude: 507M

    Accomodation: Hotel
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    This morning, after breakfast, we will drive to Hasan Abdal, a city in the Punjab province of Pakistan. The distance to Hasan Abdal is approximately 52 kilometers, which can be covered in about an hour by car.

    One of the notable attractions in Hasan Abdal is the famous Gurdwara Panja Sahib. This gurdwara holds great significance for Sikhs as it is believed to house a sacred rock imprinted with the handprint of Guru Nanak, the revered founder of Sikhism. Pilgrims from all over the world visit this site to pay their respects and seek blessings.

    After exploring Hasan Abdal and visiting Gurdwara Panja Sahib, we will drive back to Islamabad and spend the night in a hotel. Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, offers a range of accommodation options to suit different preferences and budgets. It is known for its beautiful scenery, modern infrastructure, and vibrant culture.


    Attitude: 310M

    Travel Time: 1 hour 52 Km

    Accomodation: Hotel
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    The journey from Islamabad to Lahore offers a beautiful opportunity for a Sikh yatra, with several significant pilgrimage sites along the way.

    Starting from Islamabad, you can visit Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Hasan Abdal, where Guru Nanak left his handprint on a boulder. Continuing the journey, Gurdwara Sacha Sauda in Farooqabad is another crucial Sikh pilgrimage site associated with Guru Nanak. Finally, in Lahore, you can visit Gurdwara Dera Sahib, the final resting place of Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth Sikh guru. These gurdwaras hold immense religious and historical significance for Sikhs, providing a serene environment for prayer and reflection.


    Altitude: 217M

    Travel Time: 5 hours 375 Km

    Accomodation: Hotel
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    Tour to Nankana Sahib is a pilgrimage that holds great significance for Sikhs. Nankana Sahib, located in present-day Pakistan, is the birthplace of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Sikh Guru. The tour begins from major Sikh centers in Lahore, and upon reaching Nankana Sahib, devotees engage in prayers and kirtan and listen to religious discourses. The community kitchen, Langar, serves free meals to all visitors, promoting equality and service. Pilgrims also visit other gurdwaras associated with Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s life. The tour provides a spiritual, cultural, and historical experience, strengthening the faith and unity among Sikhs. Overnight stay in Lahore.


    Altitude: 230M

    Travel Time: 3 hours 77 Km

    Accomodation: Hotel
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    Dera Sahib is a famous historical Sikh Gurdwara located in Lahore, Pakistan. It is the final resting place of Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth Sikh guru. The Gurdwara is situated on the Ravi River’s bank, near the Badshahi Mosque and Lahore Fort. It was constructed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the Sikh ruler of the Punjab region, in the early 19th century.

     Dera Sahib is an important religious site and a symbol of interfaith harmony and peace in Pakistan. It is a testament to the country’s rich cultural heritage and serves as a reminder of the shared history between Sikhs and Muslims.

    Accomodation: Hotel
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    Kartarpur is a small town located in the Narowal district of Punjab, Pakistan. It holds immense religious significance for Sikhs worldwide due to the presence of Gurdwara Darbar Sahib. The town is situated on the banks of the Ravi River, just a few kilometers away from the India-Pakistan border.

    Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, also known as Kartarpur Sahib, is a revered Sikh shrine that marks the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism. It is believed that Guru Nanak spent the last 18 years of his life in Kartarpur and attained spiritual enlightenment here. He passed away in this town on September 22, 1539.

    The Gurdwara is a magnificent structure that attracts devotees from all over the world. It was initially built by Guru Nanak himself and later expanded by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the Sikh ruler of the Punjab region, in the early 19th century. The shrine underwent further renovations and expansions over the years to accommodate the growing number of pilgrims.

    Visitors to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib can experience a profound sense of spirituality and connect with the teachings of Guru Nanak. The Gurdwara complex is spread over a large area. It includes the main prayer hall, langar (community kitchen) hall, residential quarters for pilgrims, and a beautiful Sarovar (holy tank) known as the ”Kartarpur Pool.”

    The gurdwara serves as a symbol of peace and unity, attracting people from different faiths and backgrounds. It holds special significance for Sikhs as it is one of their most sacred sites, closely associated with Guru Nanak and his teachings of equality, service, and devotion.

    To visit Kartarpur and Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, it is advisable to check the necessary travel requirements and obtain the appropriate permissions, as the town is located in Pakistan. 


    Altitude: 228M

    Travel Time: 3 hours 140 Km

    Accomodation: Hotel
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    Departure from Lahore Airport or Wagah Border. 


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 GLIMPSE OF THE HERITAGE. 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 important to take certain precautions to ensure your safety and preserve the sites for future generations. Here are some precautions to remember:

Before visiting any site, research its historical significance, cultural practices, and any 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 important 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 provided by the site authorities or tour guides. 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 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 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 summer. 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 provided by the authorities. 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 the historical and archaeological sites in Pakistan while appreciating their cultural and historical significance.

Other InformationAbout Tour


Pakistan has a diverse climate due to its geographical location and varying topography. The weather conditions in places with historical highlights can vary 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 with temperatures 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 in spring (March to April) and autumn (October to November) when the weather is pleasant.


Islamabad has a moderate climate. Summers (May to September) are warm, with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 35°C (77°F to 95°F). Winters (December to February) can be cold, with temperatures dropping to around 0°C (32°F) or lower. The best time to visit Islamabad is during spring and autumn when the weather is pleasant.


Taxila, known for its archaeological sites, experiences similar weather conditions to Islamabad since it is located nearby. Summers can be hot, and winters are cold. The best time to visit Taxila is during spring and autumn.


Mohenjo-Daro, an ancient Indus Valley Civilization site, is in the Sindh province. The region has a hot desert climate. Summers (April to June) are sweltering, reaching over 45°C (113°F). Winters (December to February) are mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 5°C to 20°C (41°F to 68°F). Visiting Mohenjo-daro during the winter months is advisable to avoid the extreme heat.

Multan is located in the Punjab province of Pakistan and experiences a semi-arid climate with hot and dry weather. Summers in Multan are sweltering, with temperatures often exceeding 45°C (113°F) in May and June. The city receives very little rainfall during this season. It is essential to stay hydrated and protect yourself from the intense heat if visiting during summer. The monsoon season occurs from July to September, providing some relief from the heat with moderate rainfall. Autumn is relatively pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 25°C to 35°C (77°F to 95°F), and the weather becomes drier. Winter in Multan is mild, with temperatures ranging from 10°C to 20°C (50°F to 68°F) during the day and cooler nights. Spring is short but pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 30°C (68°F to 86°F) and vibrant blooming flowers. It is advisable to check the local weather forecast before visiting Multan and pack accordingly to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip.

What to bring:

Comfortable Clothing: Pakistan has diverse weather conditions, so it’s important 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 with 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 require the full cost of the trip to be paid 30 days prior to the start of the tour. Payments can only be made in cash or through bank transfers to our designated bank account. We do not accept payments via credit cards. Please ensure that you only accepted invoices generated by Discover Pakistan and sent through our official email ID.

1)      Cancellations must be communicated in writing to Discover Pakistan or the agent through whom the trip was booked. Cancellation charges will be applied as follows:

Cancellation before 30 days or more: After deducting 30%, the remaining amount will be refunded. If the deposit is retained with the consent of our client, no cancellation charges will be applied. The full amount can be adjusted toward a future trip.
Cancellation within two weeks before departure: 50% of the package offer will be charged.
Cancellation within one week of departure or no-show: The full payment will be forfeited.
No refunds will be provided if you voluntarily or involuntarily leave the trip after it has started. Additionally, no refunds will be given for any unused meals, accommodation, or services.

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


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  1. What is the Sikh Yatra tour?

    The Sikh Yatra pilgrimage tour takes you to some of the most sacred places for Sikhs in India. The tour is designed to provide an immersive experience of Sikh culture, history, and spirituality.

  2. What are the places covered in the tour?

    The tour covers some of the most significant Sikh shrines, including the Golden Temple in Amritsar, the birthplace of Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Nankana Sahib, and the historical gurdwaras in Lahore, Pakistan.

  3. What is the best time to take the Sikh Yatra tour?

    The best time to take the Sikh is between October and March when the weather is pleasant and suitable for traveling. However, the tour is available throughout the year, and you can choose the time that suits you best.

  4. What is included in the tour package?

     The tour package includes accommodation, transportation, meals, and the services of a tour guide. The package also includes entry fees to the various monuments and attractions that are part of the tour.

  5. How can I book the Sikh Yatra tour?

    You can book the Sikh Yatra Tour online through our website or by contacting our customer support. You must provide your details, including your name, contact information, and payment details, to book the tour. 

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Discover Dubai: Four-Day Tour Extension

Experience the captivating blend of modern luxury and rich cultural heritage with our four-day tour extension in Dubai. This vibrant city in the United Arab Emirates is a playground of architectural marvels, world-class shopping, and exhilarating experiences. Join us on an unforgettable journey as we unveil the best of Dubai’s iconic attractions and hidden gems.

Day 1: Arrival and Dubai City Exploration Upon your arrival in Dubai, you will be warmly welcomed by our team and transferred to your luxurious hotel. Take a moment to relax and immerse yourself in the city’s vibrant ambiance. In the afternoon, embark on a comprehensive city exploration. Visit the iconic Burj Khalifa, the towering masterpiece, and marvel at the panoramic views from its observation deck. Discover the cultural heritage of Dubai at the Dubai Museum, located in the historic Al Fahidi Fort. Wander through the bustling markets of the Gold Souk and Spice Souk, and soak in the sights and sounds of this enchanting city.

Day 2: Desert Safari and Arabian Nights Experience the thrill of the desert with a captivating desert safari adventure. Traverse the golden sands in a 4×4 vehicle, gliding over the dunes as the sun sets in a mesmerizing display of colors. Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of the Bedouin culture as you visit a traditional desert camp. Enjoy camel rides, get henna tattoos, and indulge in a delectable Arabian feast under the starlit sky. Be entertained by mesmerizing belly dance performances and traditional music, creating an unforgettable Arabian Nights experience.

Day 3: Modern Wonders and Shopping Extravaganza Today, delve into the modern wonders of Dubai’s architectural marvels. Visit the Palm Jumeirah, an extraordinary man-made island shaped like a palm tree, and admire the luxurious resorts and stunning beachfront views. Explore the vibrant Dubai Marina, known for its impressive skyline and bustling atmosphere. Indulge in a shopping extravaganza at the world-renowned Dubai Mall, home to an array of high-end boutiques and entertainment options. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness the captivating Dubai Fountain, a mesmerizing water and light show set against the backdrop of the Burj Khalifa.

Day 4: Cultural Heritage and Farewell On your final day, immerse yourself in Dubai’s cultural heritage. Explore the enchanting neighborhood of Bastakiya, with its traditional wind towers and narrow alleyways. Visit the bustling textile market of Meena Bazaar and experience the vibrant flavors of Emirati cuisine. Enjoy a traditional Emirati breakfast and savor the authentic flavors of the region. Before bidding farewell to this captivating city, take a leisurely stroll along the Dubai Marina promenade, taking in the breathtaking views and reflecting on the memories created during your Dubai adventure.

Join us on this four-day tour extension in Dubai and let us unveil the wonders of this dynamic city. Immerse yourself in the perfect blend of modernity and tradition, and create memories that will last a lifetime.


Discover Istanbul: Four-Day Tour Extension

Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty and rich history of Istanbul with our four-day tour extension. This vibrant city, straddling two continents, offers a captivating blend of East and West, where ancient traditions meet modern delights. Join us as we explore the iconic landmarks, vibrant markets, and cultural treasures of Istanbul.

Day 1: Arrival and Istanbul City Highlights Upon your arrival in Istanbul, you will be greeted by our team and transferred to your comfortable hotel. Take a moment to settle in and prepare for an exciting adventure. In the afternoon, embark on a city tour to discover the highlights of Istanbul. Visit the awe-inspiring Hagia Sophia, a masterpiece of Byzantine architecture, and marvel at its intricate domes and stunning mosaics. Explore the magnificent Blue Mosque, known for its elegant minarets and exquisite blue tiles. End your day with a leisurely walk through the historic Sultanahmet Square, immersing yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 2: Bosphorus Cruise and Grand Bazaar Experience the beauty of Istanbul from a different perspective with a scenic Bosphorus cruise. Sail along the strait that separates Europe and Asia, passing by iconic landmarks such as the Dolmabahçe Palace, Rumeli Fortress, and the picturesque waterfront mansions. Enjoy the panoramic views and capture stunning photos of the city’s skyline. After the cruise, dive into the bustling atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar, one of the world’s oldest and largest covered markets. Explore its labyrinthine alleys filled with vibrant stalls, offering a treasure trove of Turkish carpets, jewelry, spices, and handicrafts.

Day 3: Topkapi Palace and Spice Bazaar Step back in time as you visit the opulent Topkapi Palace, the former residence of Ottoman sultans. Explore its exquisite courtyards, opulent chambers, and the famous Harem section. Immerse yourself in the history and grandeur of the Ottoman Empire. Afterward, indulge your senses at the Spice Bazaar, known as the Egyptian Bazaar. Wander through the aromatic stalls filled with colorful spices, teas, dried fruits, and sweets. Take the opportunity to savor traditional Turkish delights and experience the rich flavors of the local cuisine.

Day 4: Breathtaking Views and Farewell On your final day, experience the breathtaking views of Istanbul from the Galata Tower. Climb to the top and be rewarded with panoramic vistas of the city, stretching from the historic peninsula to the modern skyline. Capture the perfect postcard-worthy photographs. End your tour extension with a visit to the vibrant Istiklal Avenue, a bustling pedestrian street lined with shops, cafes, and art galleries. Stroll along this lively thoroughfare, immersing yourself in the vibrant energy of Istanbul. Bid farewell to this remarkable city, taking with you cherished memories and a deep appreciation for its rich cultural heritage.

Join us on this four-day tour extension in Istanbul and allow us to unlock the secrets of this captivating city. From the grand palaces to the bustling bazaars, immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Istanbul’s history, culture, and beauty. Get ready for an unforgettable journey of discovery in the heart of Turkey.