One Day Trip to Ancient Takht- i-Bahi Ruins

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One Day Trip to Ancient Takht- i-Bahi Ruins

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On popular demand from our members, Travelore Adventures is bringing you an amazing one day trip to explore the ancient ruins of Takht-i-Bahi along with nationwide famous kebabs from the area.

Takht-i-Bahi (Urdu: تختِ باہی; Throne of the water spring), commonly mispronounced as Takht-i-Bhai (Urdu: تخت بھائی‎; “Brother’s throne”), is an Indo-Parthian archaeological site of an ancient Buddhist monastery in Mardan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The site is considered the among the most imposing relics of Buddhism in all of Gandhara,[1] and has been “exceptionally well-preserved.”

The Buddhist monastery was founded in the 1st century CE, and was in use until the 7th century. The complex is regarded by archaeologists as being particularly representative of the architecture of Buddhist monastic centers from its era. Takht-i-Bahi was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980.

Charges:
From Islamabad: 1600 PKR
From Lahore: 3600 PKR
Peshawar: 2200

100% advance is compulsory for registration.
Limited Seats
Registration form link: (Compulsory)

Registration form: http://goo.gl/forms/cf8D9Vp0vg

5% Discount on bringing 5 people.
10% Discount on bringing 10 people.
15% Discount on bringing 15 people.
70% Discount on bringing 20 or more people.

Gathering Point: Disclosed to event participants.

Gathering Time: 6:30 AM
Departure Time: 7:00 AM

Arrival at Takht-i-Bahi : 10:30 AM
Sightseeing and exploring: 10:45 am
Lunch: 2:00pm – 4:00 pm
Departure for Islamabad: 5:00
Arrival at Islamabad: 9:30 pm

Details of Area:

Takht-i-Bahi (Urdu: تختِ باہی; Throne of the water spring), commonly mispronounced as Takht-i-Bhai (Urdu: تخت بھائی‎; “Brother’s throne”), is an Indo-Parthian archaeological site of an ancient Buddhist monastery in Mardan, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The site is considered the among the most imposing relics of Buddhism in all of Gandhara, and has been “exceptionally well-preserved.”

The Buddhist monastery was founded in the 1st century CE, and was in use until the 7th century.The complex is regarded by archaeologists as being particularly representative of the architecture of Buddhist monastic centers from its era. Takht-i-Bahi was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980.

The ruins are located about 15 kilometers from Mardan in Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province. A small fortified city, dating from the same era, sits nearby.The ruins also sit near a modern village known by the same name. It is located around 500 feet atop the small hill and around 2 km from village bazar. The surrounding area is famous for sugar cane, wheat, maize, vegetable, and orchard cultivation.

Included:
– Transport
– Refreshment
– Professional Photography of members
– Sightseeing and exploring
– Lunch
– Road Tolls

Services Not included:
– Any personal expenses/refreshments (beverages/snacks/drinks)
– Extra expenses caused due to road sliding or any other reason
– Emergency rescue
– Life guard
– Personal Porter
– Anything not mentioned explicitly in the package.

Terms and Conditions:
– The organizers have the rights to cancel the event at any time without prior notice.
– Immoral conduct/ misbehaving with organizers/team members or participants is strictly prohibited.
– Smoking in the transport vehicle is strictly not allowed under any circumstances.
– Females should be given special respect and privacy privileges in all circumstances.
– A member needs to have prior permission before taking pictures of other members. (Especially females)
(If found guilty of taking pictures without consent the memory card will be confiscated permanently.)
– Locals norms and traditions should be respected at all times.
– Members will be be accountable for any garbage by them. Please show the sign of being an educated nation.
– Environmental care is a must. No garbage will be disposed. Keep the wrappers and empty bottles with you and dispose them off properly.
– Arrival and Departure timings can be different from ones originally mentioned due to unforeseen circumstances and Travelore Adventures will not be responsible for such delays.

Disclaimer:
– Travelore Adventures and its team members will not be responsible for any theft of personal items.
– Kindly keep your belongings under your supervision at all times.
– Travelore Adventures is not responsible for delays due to Act of God, political reasons, unavoidable circumstances.
– Travelore Adventures shall not be held responsible for any insurance claims in case (God forbid) any accident shall happen.
– All activities shall be done by members on their own accord and Travelore Adventures will not be responsible for any mishaps whatsoever.
– Travelore Adventures shall not be responsible for anything not mentioned explicitly.

Cancellation charges:
1 week prior to event: 100% refund.
72 hours prior to the event: 25% deduction.
48 hours prior to the event: 50% deduction.
24 hours prior to the event: 75% deduction/
No refund if cancelled within 24 hours prior to the event.
(Advance Deposit is non-refundable)

Payment details:

A/c Title: Ghayyur Jadoon
Askari Bank: 0008-0210130194

Contact Info:

Ghayyur Jadoon
0321-5084444
0345-5264783 (Whatsapp ONLY)

January 21 2018

Details

Date: January 21
Time: 6:30 am - 9:30 pm

Venue

Travelore Adventures

Rawalpindi, 46000 Pakistan

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