Lok Virsa Folk Festival

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08 days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

16 people



About this tour

Discover Pakistan’s Vibrant Culture at Lok Virsa Cultural Festival

Get ready to dive into the colorful mosaic of Pakistan’s rich cultural tapestry at the Lok Virsa Cultural Festival. Held annually in October or November, this lively celebration is a showcase of the nation’s diversity, bringing together artisans and performers from all corners of Pakistan.

For ten exciting days, Lok Virsa transforms into a cultural hub, featuring beautifully decorated pavilions representing provinces such as Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Azad Jammu & Kashmir, and Gilgit-Baltistan. Each pavilion offers a unique glimpse into the traditional arts and crafts of its region.

The festival, organized by Lok Virsa’s Research & Media Centre, is a vibrant display of Pakistan’s multi-ethnic heritage. Enjoy captivating performances by local dancers and musicians, adding a rhythmic beat to the festivities. Lok Virsa researchers diligently document the event, capturing the stories and talents of participating artisans and artists.

Explore pavilions set up by culture departments and diplomatic communities, showcasing the diverse folk cultures of Pakistan. The festival kicks off with a ceremonial opening, emphasizing Lok Virsa’s dedication to honoring the craftsmanship and artistry of the nation’s creative talents.

Embark on a cultural journey with Hunza Explorers: Upon request, we organize personalized tours to the Lok Virsa Cultural Festival, providing you with an accessible and enriching experience of Pakistan’s vibrant cultural heritage.


  • Islamabad city tour, Taxila city tour, Visit Taxila heritage sites
  • Visit Pakistan monument, Saeedpur village, Margalla hills, Pakistan heritage museum
  • Visit Shah Faisal Mosque, Explore the twin city "Islamabad and Rawalpindi"


  • Experienced tour guide
  • Private Transport
  • Rooms on twin sharing
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Airport transfers
  • Visa supporting documents
  • Additional Services
  • Insurance
  • Drinks
  • Entrance Tickets
  • International/domestic air ticket
  • Visa fee


Upon your arrival in Islamabad, our guide and driver will greet you at the international/domestic arrival area of Islamabad International Airport or the location you specify. After meeting with our staff, you will be driven to your hotel in Islamabad.

During these 5 days in Islamabad, you will explore the city's tourist attractions, visit the Taxila museum and UNESCO heritage sites in the mornings till afternoon. In the late afternoon, we will take you to Lok Virsa to enjoy the festival at each pavilion every day.

Depending on the flight time, especially if it's in the evening, we will seize the opportunity to explore the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. After this delightful exploration, we will drive you to the airport. Our services conclude here. We bid you a fond farewell, extend our best wishes for a safe journey back home, and sincerely hope to welcome you again to Pakistan in the future.


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Frequently asked questions

The Lok Virsa Cultural Festival is a vibrant celebration of Pakistan's rich cultural heritage, featuring traditional music, dance, crafts, and culinary delights. It takes place annually in Islamabad and spans over ten days.

The festival typically takes place in October or November each year, drawing artisans and performers not only from all over Pakistan but also from around the world.

Visitors can expect a diverse showcase of multi-ethnic crafts, music concerts, and dance performances from different regions of Pakistan. The festival also includes pavilions representing the provinces, offering a glimpse into their unique folk cultures.

The festival spans ten days, providing ample time for visitors to immerse themselves in the cultural richness displayed through various activities and events.

Hunza Explorers' tour includes visits to prominent tourist attractions in Islamabad, Taxila museum, UNESCO heritage sites, and dedicated exploration of the Lok Virsa Festival, ensuring a comprehensive cultural experience.

Absolutely! The festival offers a family-friendly environment with various cultural activities and performances that appeal to all age groups.

To join the Lok Virsa Cultural Festival tour organized by Hunza Explorers, you can contact them directly through their website or get in touch with their designated representatives.

While there isn't a strict dress code, visitors are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing suitable for outdoor festivities. It's recommended to check the weather conditions during the festival dates.

Yes, Hunza Explorers can tailor the tour itinerary based on your preferences and requirements. Feel free to discuss customization options with their team.

Hunza Explorers will keep you informed of any changes in the festival schedule and adjust the itinerary accordingly, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience. For further details and personalized inquiries, please contact Hunza Explorers directly.

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