Islamabad International Airport is a modern state-of-the-art project that will be completed by August 2017. The airport is spread across 3600 acres and will facilitate people with the best aviation services. Seemingly, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also professes to build airports in different parts of the country including Bannu and Mansehra to improve the provision for better transportation.
Being a startup of young, passionate and tech savvy travel enthusiasts, aiming to revolutionize the travel industry of Pakistan, Tripkar is proud to associate itself with an event focusing on the growing entrepreneurial and tourism trend in the country. With thriving tourism in the early years of independence, the industry played a significant role in the contribution towards the economy of Pakistan. However, with frequent changes in the regimes, policies and terrorism, the tourism industry showed stunted growth in the 90s and early 2000s.
Launched in 2006, Cholistan Jeep Rally is a popular type of off-race organized by TDCP every year as a recreational activity aiming at the socio-economic development of the area and promoting tourism in the historical Cholistan Desert, Southern Punjab. Cholistan Jeep Rally 2017 is going to be a mega cultural event offering an insight into the typical nomadic life and traditions of Punjab.
Bagh is the capital city of Azad Kashmir, situated on a confluence of two gushing rivers, Mahlwani and Mahl. The city’s tradition, culture and values closely resembles Poonch district situated in India. The beautiful Bagh in Azad Kashmir is surrounded by lush green foliage and vegetation. Visitors can also explore the famous Haji Pir Pass, situated just 30 kilometers from the city.
Basant festival is celebrated with utmost vigor and enthusiasm in Lahore. The festival ensues flying of colorful kites during the Spring season and is celebrated by both Indians and Pakistanis.
History of Basant
Basant, also referred as the festival of kites, is a centuries old cultural tradition celebrated in Punjab. A book published by Aman Ullah Khan Arman in 1959 quoted Basant as a seasonal festival celebrated in unity with no religious bearings or restrictions. The Festival of Kites is celebrated in February in herald of Spring. There is an old Aryan tradition wherein people during Basant festival wear yellow colored dresses, as the color indicates mustard blossom during Spring. According to a famous Indo-Pak poet, Kalidasa, Basant is celebrated to welcome blossoming flowers, flowing rivers and unity.