Destination guide Pakistan

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ROAD:
DRIVING SHOULD BE UNDERTAKEN WITH EXTREME CARE AS MANY
DRIVERS DO NOT FOLLOW TRAFFIC SIGNS, DISTANCES ARE OFTEN
CONFUSED BEWTEEN MILES AND KILOMETRES AND THERE MAY BE MANY
DIFFERENT FORMS OF TRANSPORT USING THE SAME ROAD. TRAFFIC
DRIVES ON THE LEFT.

CAR HIRE:
THERE ARE CAR HIRE FACILITIES AT ALL INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORTS. THERE ARE ALSO AGENCIES IN HOTELS. INTERNATIONAL
AND LOCAL CAR RENTAL COMPANIES EXIST.

ROAD CONDITIONS ARE VARIABLE. ROADS LINKING PAKISTAN WITH
OTHER BORDERING COUNTRIES ARE - GRAND TRUNK ROAD PESHAWAR-
LAHORE, NATIONAL HIGHWAY PESHAWAR-KARACHI VIA THATTA,
LAHORE-QUETTA, KARACHI-QUETTA, KARAKORUM HIGHWAY AND THE
R.C.D.HIGH WAY.

TAXI:
TAXIS ARE ABUNDANT THERE ARE THE YELLOW CABS OR TAXIS.
ALL TAXIS ARE METERED, BEWARE AS THE METER IS NOT
USUALLY ADHERED TO. AGREE A FARE BEFORE DEPARTURE.

BUS:
FREQUENT SERVICES OPERATE CONNECTING LARGE AND SMALL TOWNS
AND VILLAGES. AIR CONDITIONED BUSES EXIST FOR TOURIST
TRANSPORT IN MAJOR TOWNS.

RAIL:
EXTENSIVE RAIL NETWORK EXISTS. GOOD CONNECTIONS TO LARGER
TOWNS. THERE ARE 3 CLASSES, AIR CONDITIONED, FIRST CLASS
AND SECOND CLASS. CHEAP BY EUROPEAN STANDARDS. THERE IS A
25 PERCENT CONCESSION GIVEN IN RAIL FARES IN ALL CLASSES
EXCEPT AIR CONDITIONED TO FOREIGN TOURISTS, ON PRODUCTION
OF PASSPORTS. TOURISTS ARE ISSUED A CONCESSION ORDER BY THE
RAILWAY WHICH IS EXCHANGED WITH TICKETS AT THE BOOKING
COUNTERS. FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS THERE IS A 50 PERCENT
CONCESSION ON PRODUCTION OF STUDENT IDENTITY CARDS. THE
RAIL NETWORK PROVIDES AN EXCELLANT FORM OF TRANSPORT FOR
TOURIST SITES FOR EXAMPLE THE INDUS VALLEY, THE KHYBER PASS
AND MANY MORE.

AIR:
PAKISTAN AIRLINES OPERATE CONNECTIONS TO ALL PRINCIPAL
TOWNS. DOMESTIC DESTINATIONS ARE.
BAHAWALPLURE
BANNU
CHITRAL
DALBANDIN
D.I.KHAN FAISALABAD
GWADAR
GILGIT
HYDERBAD
ISLAMABAD
JACOBABAD
JIWANI
KARACHI
KHUZDAR
KHOST
LAHORE MIANWALI
MOENJODARO
MULTAN
MUZAFFARABAD
NAWABSHAH
ORMARA
PANJGUR
PASNI
PESHAWAR
QUETTA
R.Y KHAN
RAWALAKOT
SAIDU SHARIF
SINDHRI
SUI
SUKKUR
TURBAT
ZHOB
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