After breakfast today you will be picked up by your guide and taken on an all-day city tour. As the capital of both Moghul India and the Sikh Empire and an important strategic location under British rule, Lahore is an amazing city with many fascinating sites. Among other places, on your tour you will visit the Lahore Museum, the Shalimar Gardens, the Badshai Mosque, the fort and the Old Bazaar. In the afternoon, drive to the Wagah border to witness the flag lowering ceremony.
This afternoon you will be able to witness the extraordinary – and very bizarre – Closing of the Gate ceremony when the frontier guards of Pakistan square up to the frontier guards of India in an act of great bravado, pomp and ceremony, closing the gate between the two countries. This is a wonderful introduction to the relationship between the two great foes.…Read more