Pakistan : Travel

Traveller information

Immigration and customs: 

Passports must be valid for at least six months from the date of departure. Visas are required by all Commonwealth nationals. Prohibited imports include alcohol, matches, and plants and plant material, including fresh fruit.

Travel within the country: 

Traffic drives on the left. An international driving permit is required to hire a car.

Scheduled flights, the rail network and air-conditioned buses link the main towns. Taxis are widely available in urban areas.

Travel health: 

Prevalent diseases where appropriate precautionary measures are recommended include cholera, dengue fever, diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Japanese encephalitis, malaria, polio, rabies and typhoid.

There were 966,000 tourist arrivals in 2012.