Flights to Pakistan
Flights to Pakistan
A Trip to Pakistan
A captivating culture, the heavenly beauty of the Karakoram Highway, the ancient bazaars of Quetta, the Mughal lineage, delicacies of Lahore, warm hospitality and the vivid cosmos of Karachi and Islamabad – Pakistan certainly has a bed of splendours lined up for its visitors. Due to the various turmoil in the recent past, Pakistan had witnessed a sharp dip in the tourism industry, however, it has the best-kept travel secrets lying for us, ready to be unfurled and explored.
Carriers flying from India to Pakistan are PIA. Other airlines flying to Pakistan are Emirates, Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, Gulf Air, Saudia, flydubai, SriLankan Airlines, Malindo Air.
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Which city is cheap to fly to in Pakistan?
The countries section on the Skyscanner page will help you find the cheapest city to fly to Pakistan, thereby providing a brief description of the country, its cities and their respective air-fares.
Domestic travel between cities
- By plane: Pakistan serves numerous domestic airlines to get around the cities and several places in the country.
- By Train: Pakistan Railways provides an extensive rail service connecting all the major cities within the country. The fare depends on upon the classes and amenities provided or booked for.
- By Bus: Buses are the cheapest and the most convenient mode of travel when you are in Pakistan. Ranging from expensive air-conditioned buses to ordinary local buses and mini buses, they provide an efficient inter-city network covering various places across Pakistan.
Things to do in Pakistan
Pakistan is an inviting destination with the enthralling vistas of the Hindukush, its innate traditionalism and blended modernism. The country entices both travellers and adventurists to cherish its touring possibilities. If you are in Pakistan, a visit to Lahore, the cultural and artistic hub of the country, is a must. Wagah Border, North-West Frontier Province, Khyber Pass are some of the other exquisite destinations here. Cities like Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Hyderabad and Karachi should also be on the list of your sketched itinerary. Take a ride to Peshawar, rejuvenate yourself in the old British hill station of Ziarat, explore the ruins of Mohenjo-Daro and spend an ecstatic vacation in this wonderful country. If you are travelling during the time of festivities, do not miss a dig on the culinary specialities of the country.
Before you fly to Pakistan
Visa for Indians flying to Pakistan
All Indians nationals travelling to Pakistan can apply for a visa, provided they have a valid passport and a duly filled-in visa application form. For more details, refer to the website of the Directorate General of Immigration & Passports, Pakistan.
Best time to visit Pakistan
Visit Northern Pakistan during the summers, extending from May to October, and enjoy the alluring view of Southern Pakistan from November to April. If you want to soak in the religious fervour of the country, especially Ramadan, then the months of December and January are the most favoured.
Time difference and weather between India and Pakistan
India is 30 minutes ahead of Pakistan. Pakistan experiences a range of climatic conditions as India does. The summers and winters are severe with hot, dry winds scorching across the landscape and perennial snow covering the Northern mountains and peaks respectively. The coastal areas enjoy a maritime moderate climate due to the influence of sea breeze.
Currency and exchange rates between India and Pakistan
1 Indian Rupee is equal to 1.57 Pakistani Rupee. Make sure you carry enough cash with you as there is no place to obtain cash via credit cards or traveller’s cheque.
Culture and important information to know before you fly to Pakistan
Just like Indian culture, Pakistani culture is highly diverse with influences from the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East and Central Asia. Before flying to Pakistan, take note of the following instructions.
- Avoid travelling during daytime as well as during the religious month of Ramadan.
- Do not make negative comments on Islam.
- Do learn basic Urdu phrases. This linguistic skill will help you connect to the natives.
- Avoid wearing shorts and tight dresses in public areas.
NOTE: All the above information is correct as of 12th October 2016.
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.