Pakistan came into existence in the year 1947 from India. Both the countries have a long border that starts from Kashmir and end at the Arabian waters. There are many places on this boarder line which are proper crossing to each other countries, Wahgah Border is one of them. The most unique element here is the Wahgah Border ceremony. It is very famous throughout the country for its flag ceremony and pride at evening.
Pakistan Rangers are deputed here in the age of peace and they deliver an enthusiastic pride here on daily basis. Peoples across the country rushes here at evening to witness these eye catching moments of Wahgah border ceremony.
The Pakistan India border is 29 km (18 miles) from Lahore along the GT Road at Wahgah. In normal days the Flag ceremonies are held daily, raising in the morning and lowering 30 minutes before the sunsets. This daily routine is colourful and traditional. The Indian and Pakistani soldiers try for military perfections. T.D.C.P runs sightseeing tours from Lahore to attend the evening ceremony. In normal conditions the Wahgah border opens daily between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the foreign visitors but the nationals of Pakistan and India can only cross by train.
Caution: Check in Lahore for the latest information. To cross into India visitors need valid travel documents, health certificates and lot of patience. It may take two to three hours to negotiate numerous officials and several from filling. There is a T.D.C.P. rest house on the Pakistan side and similar arrangements exist on the India also.
It is the most interesting place to visit around the historical city of Lahore Pakistan. Whenever you get a chance to visit this city, you should visit the Wahgah border ceremony. This place is easily approachable through the local transport or the motor cabs etc.