DAY EXCURSION TO ROHATAS FORT


Day excursion to the majestic Rohatas Fort combined with Rawat Fort and Bankiala Stupa is a thrilling experience. The tour starts with a visit to Rawat Fort near Rawalpindi before we set off to Mankiala Stup, a symbol of sacrifice, lord Buddha said to have sacrificed his body parts to feed seven cubs and this stupa is one of them. Several gold, silver and copper coins (660 - 730 AD) and a bronze casket having Khroshti inscriptions, were discovered from this stupa. Gakkhars, a fiercely independent tribe of the Potohar Plateau built the Rawat fort in early 16th century. The grave of a Gakkhar Chief, Sultan Sarang Khan is located inside the fort. Who died fighting the forces of Sher Shah Suri. The majestic Rohatas Fort is one of the most impressive historical monuments of Pakistan. Enlisted with UNESCO's World Heritage Sites, the fort represents the Pashtoon architectural style. The gigantic fort is founded on steep rocks jutting into the river Kahan, its walls protected on the west and north sides by the river and by high hills on its east and south.

DAY EXCURSION TO ROHATAS FORT

 


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