1. Why Pakistan?

Pakistan is a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic country with diverse landscape. Its diverse landscape makes it a unique spot tourists coming from all over the world.

It is bordering with India, Iran, Afghanistan and China, which makes it an important country in South Asia. The unexplored region with mesmerizing seashores, lively valleys, sky-high mountains, meandering rivers, mystical deserts, lush green meadows and a rich cultural heritage from the olden times, are waiting to be doscovered!

It is a wonderland with its enchanting beauty that appeals travellers, tourists, trekkers, hikers, off-roaders, wanderers, climbers and mountaineers alike.

2. How do i get a Pakistani Visa?

Getting a Pakistani visa is now easier than ever!

Just apply for an E visa online.
Required documents of Pakistan Visa
* Passport
* Pakistan Visa Application Form
* Passport Size Photo
* Completed application Cover Sheet
* Official Invitation
* Letter Of Invitation
* Business Cover Letter
* Proof of Travel Arrangements

Apply here:  https://visa.nadra.gov.pk/how-to-apply/

3. What is Letter of Invitation (LOI) for Pakistan Visa?

The most important step in getting a visa approval is Letter of Invitation or Sponsorship Letter for Visa.

Letter of Invitation is a letter from individual or from a licensed tour company in Pakistan. Since we are licensed we can send you the Letter of Invitation as soon as you book your trip with us.

Letter must indicate the duration of stay, places to stay, and contact information of the provider. A copy of the passport, ID or CNIC/NICOP of the inviting sponsor must be included. Without this letter Visa will not be processed. Some embassies don’t really ask for this invitation or sponsor letter and you can get visa without any trouble.

4. Process to get Letter of Invitation for Pakistani Visa

For issuance of Letter of Invitation, the willing tourists should contact a reliable Tour Company  (Like us! )and ask for help in formalizing a feasible itinerary to Pakistan.

The tourists would have to fulfill all prerequisites prior their tour. However the conditions are different from country to country. On completion of the process, the Letter of Invitation will be issued.

For Invitation Letter to acquire Pakistan Visa tourists can send email at
info@adventureplanners.net

5. Business Cover Letter to for Pakistan Visa

It is a letter from the employer or sponsoring company, on the company’s letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant’s employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Pakistan. The business letter must suggest who will be responsible for the finances of applicant and must provide the detailed contact information in Pakistan.

The Consulate of Pakistan requires an official business letter to support your application. To generate a Pakistan Business Cover Letter online, simply request this service and provide your information using the simple online form in your Visa Application Kit, which you will receive once you place your order with us.

6. Hotels, Hostels and Motels for Backpackers in Pakistan

Accommodation for tourists is comparatively expensive in Pakistan, yet some places are available on budger rates for Backpackers. Backpackers can choose Hostel or Guest Houses in Islamabad, Lahore, Hunza and Gilgit.

some recommended hotels and hostels in Pakistan for Budget travellers

Highly   Reccomended :  https://www.facebook.com/backpackersislamabad/
Backpackers Hostel Gilgit
Mehman Resort Naltar
Rehman Backpackers Gulkin
Hotel Deewan e Khas Skardu
Lahore Backpackers
Besham Continental Hotel
Arcadian Inn Naran
Arcadian Inn Hunza

7. How to reach gilgit or hunza from islamabad

There are couple of bus companies providing service for Gilgit and Hunza region but currently most reliable bus company for gilgit hunza is Faisal Movers which departs daily at 8:00pm , 9:00pm and 9:30pm.
Fare for islamabad to gilgit is 2700 Pkr
Other than bus you can use shared car service which also leaves every night around 8:00pm and fare is around 4000 Pkr

There are also daily 2 flights for gilgit from islamabad as well and fare is around 80-90 USD

8. Flight availability for Islamabad - Skardu

Tourists can avail a flight from Islamabad to Skardu. It’s an hour journey by Air.

Weekly Flight Schedule

9. Road condition from Islamabad to Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan is connected via Karakoram Highway (KKH), which is one of the best roads in Pakistan. It’s considered as a wonder of the world.
Road from Dassu to Raikot is not perfect and this increases travel time.

Rest of the road is high quality and regularly maintained.

The KKH is very important for Pakistan so it has a lot of tourist facilitation points to ensure ease of tavel for tourists.

The other route to Gilgit-Baltistan is via Babusar Top. Its condition is good as well and it takes less time to reach Gilgit-Baltistan. However it remains open only for 5 months, from June to October, and it gets closed due to heavy snow in winters.

10. How to extend visa in Pakistan?

Extension can be acquired from Passport and Immigration office G-8 Sector Islamabad, in case you are overstaying you have to contact Ministry to get letter for visa extension

The relevant authorities are liable to allow extension in Visa date for three months. However two week extension is free as per policy.