|Pakistan Tours Limited (PTL) & PTDC Transport Services|
|PTL, a subsidiary of PTDC is working
as a pioneer tour operating agency and is responsible for organizing
tours/arrangements of transport and accommodation for foreign and domestic
tourists in Pakistan. Its Head Office is located in Flashman’s Hotel, Room
No.23 & 24, The Mall, Rawalpindi. Tel: +92-51-9272017-8 Fax: +92-51-9272020
PTDC is operating transport services between Pak-China border on Karakoram Highway (KKH) from Sost (Pakistan) to Taxkurgan (China), between Pakistan and India, i.e. Lahore-Delhi-Lahore, Lahore-Amritsar-Lahore and Nankana Sahib-Amritsar-Nankana Sahib for the convenience of local and foreign visitors. Plans are underway to start more international routes between Pakistan and Afghanistan and between Pakistan and Iran. PTDC’s transport is also hired out to foreign and domestic individual and group tourists.
BUS SERVICES BETWEEN PAKISTAN, INDIA AND CHINA
In order to faciliate road travel between Pakistan and India, bus service between Lahore (Pakistan) and Delhi (India) was started on 16th March 1999 under an agreement between the two countries. The Service was suspended on 31st December 2001. After a gape of over two years, the Service was restored on 11th July 2003. With the passage of time, two more services between Pakistan and India (Lahore-Amritsar from 20th January, 2006 and Nankana Sahib-Amritsar from 28th March, 2006) have been started.
Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) has been entrusted by the Government of Pakistan to operate the Pakistani Bus, whereas Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) operates the Indian Bus on these routes as per following schedule;