10 days Sindh Photography Tour (Crossroads Adventure)
Overview of the trip:
What inspires you to take a trip to Sindh Pakistan ( Southern Pakistan) ? Is that your craving for nature, inclination towards historical sites, or cultural exploration with the purpose of showcasing it to other people through your camera? If so, then you are at the right place.
? Join us to explore the marvels of the southeastern province of Pakistan, the glorious Sindh, which remained the site of Great Indus Valley civilization. You will witness the memorable experience of Purity of culture, enriched heritage in structural monuments, hospitability of the unaltered simple sweet people, serenity beside the waves of Arabian sea in setting sun, and soul-soothing experience of melodious folk music, what else you needed to recharge your fragile monotonous life?
How Would You be Entertained in this Trip?
You would be presented with an unforgettable visit to the largest and the oldest city of Pakistan, the grand Karachi. Are you fond of photography? get prepared, you will find the distinctive in your odyssey to capture on camera. Whether it be the historical monuments like the marvelous Shah Jahan Mosque, the sea sight view, or the decorated trucks, and rakshahs on the street you would love to click time and again.
Do you love the archeological study of ancient mighty civilizations? We will accompany you to the grandeur Indus Valley Civilization remains in the old Mohenjodaro City. Find peace there through a thorough meditation.
Are you an admirer of classic musical composition and lyrics? We will guide you to the soul-refreshing shrines of Sufi saints like Lal Shahbaz Qalander where you will experience the most passionate dance moves of the devotees and the soul-touching famous Qawali music.
Wait, we have not talked about the mesmerizing desert safari yet. Our team leaders would take you to the wonders of the Tharparker Desert. Temples with local art, the historical ruins and dunes in the desert setting. Can you get such variety elsewhere?
Yes, how can we forget about the largest fort in the world, Ranikot Fort? This World Heritage Site is worth visiting when you are striving for the historical taste in your journey.
Nothing is more fascinating than the superb local dressing, the unique Topi and Ajrak is a specialty of Sindh. The folk music in the enchanting local Sindhi Language demands admiration. You will get all on one in this historical journey.
Is it the Desired Trip for You?
The Odyssey will be on the plains land field so, don’t worry about the height-related issues.
You will be provided a proper guide in every destination, thus no will get enough knowledge about the visiting sites.
The security situation of the areas under the consideration is safe and secure. There is no such security risk.
The trip can be planned any time of the year depends upon the bookings, however, the most ideal season to visit is the beginning of Spring and the ending of summer due to the hot weather pattern.
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Extra at hotels like drinks, laundry, phone calls, and room services,
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Touring Sindh with a fresh perspective to an eye-opening adventure of a lifetime offering you the opportunity to capture in your camera these alluring and diverse culture and heritage sites.
Recognizing world heritage sites such as Mohenjo-Daro, Ranikot Fort, and many more
Taste the most delicious Sindhi cuisines including Sindhi Biryani, pakwaan, Matiari’s Famous Ice-cream, Bombay Bakery’s cakes in Hyderabad, etc
Enjoy the ancient folk music of Sindhi Civilization from the raw vocals of locals with a touch of Tambooro and Sitar
Camping and trekking in the mountains or Kirthar and Karoonjhar.
The amazing experience of all kinds of beaches, rocky, sandy, cliffy, clear water, etc
Last but not the least, getting to know how amazing Sindh and its culture is and how kind and hospitable Sindhi people are
Description of places:
The very essence of Pakistan is its beaches and seaside views. One of them is Gadani beach, the most popular beach near Karachi city. Gadani beach offers a splendid view of the Arabian Sea with its silky sand, clear water surrounded by rocky cliffs.
Situated in Civil Lines, Karachi; Frere Hall is something worth visiting. This historical building was built in the colonial time period capturing the essence of colonialism. Built-in 1865, Frere Hal served as a Town Hall back then; this monumental building has now become a library and museum.
Clifton Dolmen Mall/Hyper Star Mall
Going on a foreign adventure in a country as mesmerizing as Pakistan and not shopping takes out all the fun. Grand and exquisite shopping malls such as Hyper Star and Dolmen Mall are located in Clifton where one can enjoy the coastal area as well as do some shopping. Adventurers also find the collection of handicrafts made of seashells and pearls from the Arabian Sea very interesting and ornate.
Burns Food Street
The iconic 10 Kilometers long Burns Food Street for pedestrians stretches from Fresco Chowk to Fatima Jinnah Women’s College, Karachi where one can find street foods of Pakistan such as Dahi Bhally or Channa Chaat to five-star restaurant chains. Who doesn’t enjoy walking in a street full of mouthwatering aromas of food? If you are on a food tour of Sindh, Burns Food Street is the right place to start.
Having a meal while watching the subtle waves of sea and listening to their sound feels like heaven. One can have this divine experience at Do Darya. It is a fine dining location by Arabian Sea with breathtaking panorama, a place where the line between food and nature blurs out.
Keenjhar Lake, Thatta
Sindh’s popular lake view resort is built by the infamous Keenjhar Lake also known as Kalari Lake. Keenjhar Lake is the second largest freshwater lake that provides water supply to Thatta and Karachi. Keenjhar Lake is located 22 kilometers away from the main city of Thatta and about 122 kilometers from Karachi. Local people flux towards Keenjhar Lake in summers to blow off steam and enjoy shades of palm trees and cabana-style huts.
Makli Necropolis is a graveyard but not an ordinary one. This graveyard is home to about a million tombs built over 400 years. The most fascinating thing about these tombs is the engraved, carved, intricate work of craftsmanship of the Sindhi Civilization which can only be explained by visiting the site. Makli Necropolis was inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981.
Shah Jahan Mosque
Located near Makli Necropolis, Shah Jahan Mosque is a unique piece of architecture. The mosque was built during the reign of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan who gave the mosque to the local Sindhi People of Thatta as a token of gratitude for their hospitality and kindness. It reflects the taste of the monarchy of the time which was much influenced by the Timurid dynasty. Unusual to the architecture of the Mughal period, this mosque displays the most impressive work of tile in geometric patterns.
Darawat Dam comes in one of the concrete gravity dams and reservoirs in Pakistan. It is located 20 kilometers from Hyderabad in Jamshoro District. The dam’s construction started in 2010 and was inaugurated in 2013.
The capital of Jamshoro District, located on the right bank of mighty River Indus, Jamshoro is a hub of educational institutions such as Sindh University, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Liaqat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Cadet College Petaro, and many more. Jamshoro district comprises of the magnificent historical sites acclaimed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites including Ranikot Fort.
Almanzar, Kotri Barrage
Kotri Barrage connects Hyderabad and Jamshoro over the Indus River. Almanzar is a tourist spot on Kotri Barrage which provides a scenic view of the Indus River. Apart from the food and view, one can also go boating on Almanzar.
Resham Gali/Shaahi Bazaar
Resham Gali, situated on a hill is one of the oldest shopping Bazaar in Sindh. This area of the province never seems to sleep, the clinking of utensils, sparkles of jewelry, and shimmer of fancy bridal clothes never seem to fade out.
Lakki Shah Saddar
Lakki Shah Saddar is a small town near Sehwan, famous for its hot sulfur springs flowing from the mountains. This town has various historical shrines including the shrine of Lakki Shah Saddar and temples that date back to the pre-partition time of the Indo-Pak subcontinent. This piece of land in Sindh is one of the numerous places in Pakistan that speak volumes about the rich in culture, peaceful inhabitancy of people having different faiths.
Ranikot Fort, considered the largest fort in the world, is a monumental piece of architecture located in the Kirthar National Park, Sann, Jamshoro District of Sindh. The Fort is often compared to the Great Wall of China because of its wall-like structure built for defense purposes. RaniKot Fort is also called the Great Wall of Sindh and it is acclaimed by UNESCO as World Heritage Site. Inside of Ranikot Fort wall, there is a small fort called Mirikot Fort, a historical landmark with a pond called Pariyun Jo Tar (pond of fairies).
Gorakh Hill Station
Gorakh Hill Station is situated at an elevation of 5,689 ft in the Kirthar Mountain range, 94 kilometers from Dadu district. Gorakh Hill Station attracts hundreds of tourists for its climate being the only cold place in Sindh during summers. Tourists come a long way to Gorakh Hills for its nightlife, camping, and stargazing.
Manchar Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Pakistan. It is located 18 kilometers from Sehwan Shareef. The lake was formed from the branch of the Indus River, it collects water from numerous streams and brooks and delivers it into the river. Manchar Lake offers a calm experience with fountains and streams providing peace to the soul.
Sehwan Shareef is the resting place of 13th century Sufi Saint and mystic Lal Shahbaz Qalandar. This town is highly respected by locals and foreigners likewise and attracts thousands of devotees including Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, and many more. Foreigners find the folktales of Sehwan and Bolra Shareef fascinating.
It was built between four and five thousand years ago and lasted until 3,700 BP. It was part of the Harrapan Civilization, and the city had at least 35,000 Residents. Mohenjo-Daro means “mound of the dead”. The city was approximately one square mile in size. Mohenjo-Daro was the most advanced city of its time, with remarkably sophisticated civil engineering and urban planning. Typical of most large and planned cities, Mohenjo-Daro had planned city streets and buildings
A small city in Sindh near Rohri, Rato Dero is famous for its sweats. It is also called City of Sweets or Sweet City. If you have a sweet tooth and you are on a Trip through Sindh, must make a stop at Rato Dero to satisfy your sweet cravings.
Hala is located in the Matiari district of Sindh. It is famous through the subcontinent for art, glazed colored pottery (Kaashi), woodwork (Jandi), cloth printing, woven cloth (Sussi), and khaddar made of handmade khadi. Hala is also the resting place of the great Sufi poet and legend Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai.
The sandy dune area of Thar and the marshy lands of Parkar, covering an area of 19 638 km, lies to the southeast of Sindh province, Pakistan. Thar is one of the most densely populated desert areas in the world and home to various historical temples. Tharparkar is a hot desert of Pakistan where one can enjoy a ride on the back of a camel alongside a caravan.
Umar Kot District of Sindh is the birthplace of Mughal Emperor Akbar. The intriguing folklores of Sindh including the story of Moomal Rano originate from Umar Kot. This iconic city apart from temples has Umar Kot Fort and Moomal Ji Mari.
Nagarparkar is at the foot of the Karoonjhar Hills. It is situated at a distance of about 16 km from the south and about 23 from the east from the Indian border. Nagarparkar is visited by thousands of people at the event of Shivratri because The historic Churro Jabal Durga Mata Temple is situated here. Nagarparkar is surrounded by Karoonjhar Mountains for 16 kilometers which makes it a perfect trek for adventurers.
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