Book Description: Footprint travel guides provide a refreshingly different view and get travelers away from the crowds and closer to their destination with more detail, more local knowledge, and more understanding of the culture. Packed with practical information, they provide everything from critical restaurant reviews to lively descriptions of all the attractions from the "must-see's" to the hidden gems. Footprint Northern Pakistan offers detailed and informative coverage of one of Asia's most fascinating destinations. Features include a special section on the Karakoram Highway - the spectacular overland route from Pakistan to China; a wealth of historical and cultural information, including customs and etiquette; recommendations for restaurants and places to stay for any budget; and transportation info and nearly 80 maps to help travelers find their way. The guide highlights activities such as visiting the archeological ruins of Moenjedaro and Taxila, shopping at bazaars, trekking through goat paths in the mountains, andfollowing the Silk Road.