(99871) 2814148

45/405 Shota Rustaveli Street
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Mezzanine Floor., Office 8A
Mushtaq Mansion, Block D
Fazel-e-Haq Road, Blue Area
Islamabad, Pakistan

E-mail: tashkent@sitara.com islamabad@sitara.com

Phone (Uzbekistan): (99871) 2814148, (99871) 2814149, (99871) 2553504
Phone (Pakistan):  (9251) 2805583, (9251) 2805288

Fax: (99871) 1206500

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    Pakistan Visa support
    We can provide Pakistan Visa Support ( also known as Letter of Invitation) via the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan. As a company involved in tourism, we are obliged to apply for visa support only for passengers who avail our tour services. Minimum services required are: Arrival & departure transfers airport/hotel/airport. Hotel accommodation throughout the stay in Paki... read more
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    In the northwestern region of Pakistan lies the remote and peaceful valley of Chitral. Lying in the midst of Hindukush Range, it is one of the world’s most beautiful regions. Chitral offers enchanting scenery in the shadow of majestic Trich Mir, which, at 7,708m is the highest peak of Hindukush Ranges. The people of Chitral, the “Kho”, show traces of Persian and Turkish ancestry. They are known fo... read more
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    In the year 2018, the population of Pakistan was 200.14 million with the growth rate of 1.5 percent making it the world's sixth most-populous country, behind Brazil and ahead of Nigeria. You can watch Pakistan population online on this website. The people are mainly Muslims, and are socially homogenous within a variety of cultures. Other religious groups within Pakistan include Christians,... read more
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    The breath taking 60-minute flight from Islamabad to Gilgit through the majestic snowcapped Himalayas and mighty Karakorams is an exciting experience. The Himalayan & Karakoram region consists of several hundred peaks, sixty of which rise higher than 6,700m. Among these giants are the famous Nanga Parbat (8,125m), the ninth highest in the world, and K-2 Peak (8,611m), the second highest. ... read more
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    Arts & Crafts
    Pakistan is a treasure house of exquisite handicrafts, made by people who grew up to weave, to pot, to work metals, wood & stone, to decorate, to build things small and great. Pottery here is a living history, a traditional craft that became an art, with its origins going back to 3,000 years B.C. Today each region of Pakistan claims its own special jars and jugs, from sturdy terra cotta to paper-t... read more
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    Situated in the heart of the Karakorams, the legendary mountain kingdom of Hunza lies on the ancient trade route to Sinkiang; today the Karakoram Highway runs along this route. Very few places in the world compare with this small mountainous region, which was a semi autonomous state but is now fully unified with Pakistan. Hunza is an earthly paradise whose inhabitants are renowned for their longev... read more
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    Customs control
    Pakistani Customs are very courteous to tourists and although the rules and regulations may vary from time to time, generally the free allowance includes all personal belongings. There is no restriction on the import of foreign currency into Pakistan and the amount declared on entry point may also be taken out. Local currency is the Pakistani Rupee, the import and export of which is allowed up to ... read more
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    Rawalpindi, or ‘Pindi’ as it is known, has grown in recent years from a small garrison town to a vital commercial and industrial center. The name Rawalpindi was derived from the Rawals, a tribe who had settled in this area. Situated on the Potohar Plateau, the area forms a natural strategic location and so, as early as the 19th century, Rawalpindi was converted into a garrison town, a tradition st... read more
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    Festivals & Holidays
    Mar 23 - Pakistan Day May 01 - Labour Day   Aug 14 - Independence Day  Nov 09 - Iqbal's Day  Dec 25 - Quaid's Birthday & Christmas Besides National Holidays, there are various religious holidays but their dates are not fixed and changes every year in correspondence with Lunar Calendar. These holidays include Ashura Day (02 holidays), Eid-Milad-un-Nabi (01 holi... read more
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    Kaghan Valley
    One of the pleasures of visiting the Kaghan Valley is the picturesque drive from Rawalpindi to Abbottabad and onwards to Balakot, transferring to a four-wheel drive vehicle for the continuation of the journey to Naran, where the rest houses, hotels and motels are located. The Kaghan Valley is 154 Km long, rising to a height of 4,148m at Babusar Pass in the north. This is an ideal area for trekking... read more
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    With one of the largest airports and well-equipped seaports of Southeast Asia, Karachi offers a variety of pleasant attractions. This cosmopolitan city is the most popular in Pakistan and presents an interesting combination of old & new, east and west. Within 02 centuries, Karachi has grown from a coastal fishing village to a large metropolis. Narrow twisting lanes and alleys of the old city throb... read more
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    The heart of Pakistan’s culture lies in the 2,000-year-old city of Lahore. Lahore is many things - the City of Gardens and Flowers, the City of Dynasties, the City of Music and Art, the City of Famous Dead, the City of Moguls and of course the City of Festivals. Lahore has experienced an eventful history. The first Muslim to conquer the city was Mahmud Ghaznavi in 1021 A.D. A long chain of co... read more
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    Multan is probably the oldest living city in South Asia. Popularly known as the ‘City of Saints’, it lies on the main route taken by almost all invaders of the sub-continent. It has born the impact of many armies since the Greek invasions of Alexander the Great in 327 B.C. It is an ancient city noted for its antiquity as well as its spiritual and cultural traditions, elaborately decorated shrines ... read more
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    An ancient city of Central Asia, Peshawar is situated at the mouth of the historic Khyber Pass. Set in a valley of colours and flowers, this legendary city has many secrets. Her story is one of many cultures, people, traditions and customs, and even today the aura of oriental romance and mystery has been preserved. Wherever you go the Pathans of Peshawar greet you with their traditional hospitalit... read more
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    The civilization of Baluchistan predates the Greco-Roman and Nile civilization, going back to 3500 B.C. Baluchistan is the largest province of Pakistan with an area of 347,190 sq km. The people here still wear their traditional costumes, which date back to centuries. Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan, has been witness to countless invasions of the sub-continent and retains the charm of pasto... read more
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    Perched at an elevation of 2,286 m, Skardu is set in a landscape of towering mountains, deep gorges, resounding waterfalls, and calm, deep lakes. Skardu is the district headquarters of Baltistan with Xinjiang Province of China to the north, Kashmir to the south, Gilgit to the west and to the east the district of Ladakh in India. Each summer Skardu offers a cool, bracing climate and is a mount... read more
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    Swat District
    The Swat Valley is the ancient Buddhist land of “Udeyana” which served as a threshold to western Asia and China. Here was the sacred cradle of Buddhism, where fourteen hundred monasteries flourished at one time. This is the land where Alexander the Great fought and won some of his major battles and where Mahmood of Ghaznavi, Babar and Akbar the Great fought their fierce battles. Most of all h... read more
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    Pakistan - Restarting Tourism
    Now flights are operating on various international sectors into Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi. Currently Pakistan International, Emirates, Qatar airlines, Turkish airlines, Fly Dubai and Air Arabia are on the flight radar of Pakistan All arriving passengers will require COVID-19 negative test report taken no later than 72 hours of travel All departing passengers will have to check th... read more
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    Hunza valley
    Valley of Hunza was an independent kingdom situated in the high mountains of Karakoram range. The valley has been in habited by people called ‘Hunzakuts’ by their neighbours for over 2000 years. They speak a unique language called Burushaski, no affinity with any other language of Indo-Aryan stock of languages spoken in the region. Before the state was merged in Pakistan, Hunza maintained her s... read more
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    Rohtas Fort
    The impressive Rohtas Fort was built from 1541-48 by the Afghan King Sher Shah Suri to fight against the local tribes of Ghakkars who were allies of the Mughals. This huge fort is built in a triangular form according to the contours of the hill. It is regarded as the finest example of Muslim military architecture of its time. It is strategically located to check the caravan and invading armies t... read more
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    Chitral Fort
    This edifice of the fame ‘the siege of Chitral’ was a strong fortress built probably in 14th century by the local ruler of Chitral, Nadir Shah. It had served as a stronghold of Mehtars or kings of independent Chitral State. The princely state of Chitral was important to the rising British rule in India since it bordered Hindukush mountain defile separating, from the Imperial Russian territories. T... read more
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    Baltit Fort
    At first sight it looks like a Ladakhi monastery, was constructed by the people of Baltitstan (little Ladakh) who carried their old style. Infact in 15th century one of the Mir of Hunza, Aysho the second married Moghalote princess from Baltistan. She carried a large number of servants as part of dowry customary in ruling families. This may be the reason of its construction as Balti constructors in... read more
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    Kalash the Kafirs of Hindukush
    For centuries the Kalash community of Hindukush mountains have been living in the valleys which were once inaccessible to the outside world. These tribes of once known as Kafiristan were covering a large area spreading across into Afghanistan now known as Nuristan. In 1895 the Emir of Kabul invaded their lands and forcibly converted the people to Islam. However the ones living across the Hindukush... read more