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Going to to Pakistan? Here is all information you need

Find all the information to prepare your trip. We have targeted a list of the best activities to do in Pakistan, found hotels and comfortable accommodations, and collected tips for transportation. This article is illustrated with many maps and photos.

Where to stay in Pakistan

The accommodation offer mainly consists of hotels and overall they are approximately ok. in Pakistan is the kind of place where you should not book your hotel with your eyes closed (or let someone else do it for you). Why ? Because in Pakistan you will find significant differences in terms of quality : to avoid making the wrong choice in Pakistan, we can only recommend the utmost vigilance. For safe values, follow the recommendations in this article.

The 5-star hotels in Pakistan

Looking for a good 5-star hotel in Pakistan? By coming in Pakistan you can find your happiness ... or not. In general, the 5-star hotel offering leaves something to be desired. We must be vigilant and carefully check customer comments. Here are some ways to help you book the best.

In Pakistan and in the immediate surroundings there is an important offer of 5-star hotels. Not always easy to pick the good ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in Pakistan

A trip in Pakistan without having a 4-star hotel or more? No way. Then you have to be careful when booking : some establishments are not that great. Keep in mind that sometimes a small 3-star cozy hotel can be better than a poor 4-star hotel. To help you in your choice, here is some useful information.

You make good choice if you book at Gofas Lodge (one of the best option in Islamabad), at Hospitality Inn Lahore (a rather not bad establishment ) or at Grand Enclave.

3-star hotels in Pakistan

Good options are: Beach Luxury Hotel (one of the best choices in Karachi), at Hotel Al Azeem (a basic and correct establishment) or The Residency Hotel.

Guesthouses in Pakistan

In Pakistan and in the immediate surroundings there is a large offer of guesthouses. Not always easy to choose. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. The best choice will probably be the Jannat Guest House, an quite okay establishment. Also consider the Harvey''s Guest House, which is rather not bad...

Hotels with golf in Pakistan

In Pakistan and in the immediate vicinity you will find two hotels with golf: the Dreamworld Resort, Hotel & Golf Course and the Defence Raya Golf & Country Club. The best choice will probably be the Dreamworld Resort, Hotel & Golf Course, a below the average establishment. Consider also the Defence Raya Golf & Country Club, which is below the average.

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Pakistan? The best place to stay in Pakistan is at Luxus Grand Hotel in Lahore.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in Pakistan? The best 5 stars hotel in Pakistan is the Hospitality House in Islamabad.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Pakistan? The best 4 stars hotel in Pakistan is the Gofas Lodge in Islamabad.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Pakistan? The best 3 stars hotel in Pakistan is the Beach Luxury Hotel in Karachi.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Pakistan? The best 2 stars hotel in Pakistan is the Diplomat Hotel in Islamabad.

What is the best hotel to practice golf in Pakistan? The best hotel to practice golf in Pakistan is the Dreamworld Resort, Hotel & Golf Course in Karachi.

What is the best guesthouse in Pakistan? The best guesthouse in Pakistan is the Jannat Guest House in Hyderabad.

How to get to Pakistan

Going to Pakistan by plane

Allama Iqbal International Airport : the airport has 413 flights per week. It is served by 11 airlines that offer 22 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Abu Dhabi : flights operated by Etihad Airways, Pakistan International Airlines, Shaheen Air and Pan Am
  • Jeddah : flights operated by Saudia and Pakistan International Airlines
  • Dubai : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines, Emirates, Pan Am and Shaheen Air
  • Riyadh : flights operated by Saudia, Pakistan International Airlines and Pan Am
  • London : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines
  • Sharjah : flights operated by Pan Am and Shaheen Air
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines
  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways
  • Paris : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Allama Iqbal International Airport : Istanbul

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Allama Iqbal International Airport :

  • Delhi : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines
  • Guangzhou : flights operated by Shaheen Air
  • Beijing : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines
  • Bangkok : flights operated by Thai Airways International
  • Kuala Lumpur : flights operated by Tor Air
  • Ürümqi : flights operated by China Southern Airlines
  • Tokyo : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines

Low cost airlines to Allama Iqbal International Airport :

  • Kuala Lumpur : flights operated by Tor Air

Jinnah International Airport : the airport has 434 flights per week. It is served by 9 airlines that offer 12 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Dubai : flights operated by Emirates, Pakistan International Airlines and Flydubai
  • Jeddah : flights operated by Saudia and Pakistan International Airlines
  • Riyadh : flights operated by Saudia
  • Qatar : flights operated by Qatar Airways
  • London : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines
  • Abu Dhabi : flights operated by Etihad Airways
  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines
  • Istanbul : flights operated by Turkish Airlines

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Jinnah International Airport :

  • Bangkok : flights operated by Thai Airways International and Pakistan International Airlines
  • Kuala Lumpur : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines
  • Beijing : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines and Air China
  • Tokyo : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines

Low cost airlines to Jinnah International Airport :

  • Dubai : flights operated by Emirates, Pakistan International Airlines and Flydubai

Bacha Khan International Airport : the airport has 182 flights per week. It is served by 6 airlines that offer 6 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Riyadh : flights operated by Saudia, Pakistan International Airlines, Pan Am and Shaheen Air
  • Jeddah : flights operated by Saudia and Pakistan International Airlines
  • Dubai : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines, Emirates and Pan Am
  • Abu Dhabi : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines, Pan Am and Shaheen Air
  • Qatar : flights operated by Pakistan International Airlines and Qatar Airways
  • Sharjah : flights operated by Shaheen Air

What to do in Pakistan

In Pakistan you can also visit Minar-E-Pakistan, Khunjerab National Park, Deosai National Park, Khaplu Palace, Prime Minister'S Secretariat (Pakistan), Kirthar National Park and Chinji National Park.

Museums in Pakistan

During your stay in Pakistan, do not forget to visit some museums: Mohenjo-Darooom, Lahore Museum and The Centaurus.

Other museums are worth visiting, such as Fakir Khana, Paf Museum and Bhit Shah Museum.

Archeological sites in Pakistan

If you want to visit one or more archeological sites in Pakistan, we recommend you in priority Mohenjo-Darooom.

Natural parks in Pakistan

In Pakistan on sunny days, go to the natural. We especially recommend Deosai National Park, Khunjerab National Park and Kirthar National Park.

Chinji National Park, Ayubia National Park, Margala Hills National Park, Central Karakoram National Park, Chitral National Park, Lal Suhanra National Park and Hingol National Park may also interest you. But the number of natural parks Pakistan is much larger. Also, be interested in Ayub National Park, Saiful Muluk National Park, Toli Pir, Qazinag National Park, Sheikh Buddin National Park, Lulusar-Dudipatsar National Park, Hazarganji-Chiltan National Park, Broghil Valley National Park and Machiara National Park.

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