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The common perception about Swat valley among tourists is its natural beauty but Swat has a history of its own which dates back to the 2nd & 3rd centuries AD.
Swat was a major centre of early Buddhist thought as part of the Gandhara civilization, and today is littered with ruins and monuments from that era. Swat was home to the last isolated pockets of Gandharan Buddhism, which lasted until the 10th century and was ruled by the Hindu Shahi dynasty, which built an extensive array of temples and other architectural buildings, now in ruins.
To Immerse yourself in the rich cultural and historical heritage of the Swat Valley on this private tour. You’ll
enjoy dedicated attention from your guide and the ability to move at your own pace through the area’s
top historical attractions in detail. You will learn about the history and significance of each place as you explore the Buddhist and Hindu sacred sites with your guide.
Below is the list of places we shall be visiting on this 3 Days Trip To Archaeological Sites Of Swat
Pick up from Islamabad at 8 am
Departure for Swat valley
Arrival at hotel in Fizaghat
After short at the hotel, we shall visit Saidu Sharif museum and then visit Butkara 3 and Butkara 1
After a detailed tour by our tour guide about the ancient stupas and their importance in Bhuddism, guests shall move towards White Palace Marghazar.
After sightseeing, we shall return back to our hotel in Fizaghat for dinner and night stay.
Breakfast at 8 am
Departure for Odigram archaeological site
Participants shall be briefed about Sultan Mehmood Ghaznavi Mosque and Raja gira fort.
After sightseeing, we shall depart for Shingardar stupa, Amluk dara stupa and Najigram stupa.
All the stupas have a history of its own, which dates back to 3rd century AD.
After a detailed and knowledgeable tour of these ancient monuments, we shall return back to our hotel.
Dinner shall be served in a riverside restaurant at Fizaghat Bypass.
Breakfast at 8 am
Departure for Jehanbad Budha rock carving
After sightseeing of this remarkable 7th century Bhuddha statue, we shall drive back to Gumbatuna stupa, which is yet another master piece of ancient Kushana era. After sightseeing we shall head towards Nemogram archaeological site, which consist of 3 main stupas with a courtyard of 56 votive stupas.
After an insightful tour of all the ancient sites, we shall head back to Islamabad and that shall be the end of the trip.
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