UNESCO World Heritage Tour Near Karachi

There are three UNESCO World Heritage Sites at the outskirts of Karachi about 100 kilometers drive, First one The Chaukhandi Tombs about 29 kilomterers east of Karachi were built between the 15th and 18th centuries,the Chaukhandi Tombs now form a remarkably well-preserved necropolis that often attracts curious visitors and archaeologists and photographers alike.
Second on the list of UNESCO site is Makli Necropolis further east Covering more than 10sqkm,is one of the world’s largest necropolises,acting as the final resting place of more than half a million people,including kings,queens,saints and scholars.The necropolis rose to importance as a burial site between 1352 and 1524,when the Samma Dynasty made Thatta their capital.Third on the list is Shah Jehan Mosque of Thatta built in the reign of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan,the combination of red bricks and blue-colored tiles,the mosque has 93 domes and 33 arches.the foundation of the mosque was laid in the year 1644,

Duration 9 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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What's included :
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - Makli Necropolis
  • Entry/Admission - Chaukhandi Tombs
  • Entry/Admission - Shah Jahan Mosque
What's excluded :
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Breakfast
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Makli Necropolis, Near the apex of the delta of the Indus River, Makli Pakistan

Makli (literally “little Makkah,” as christened by an ecstatic Hajj pilgrim) was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1981. Owing to its archaeological diversity, both in time and space, the site holds special interest. The buildings have been divided into three time periods, according to the different periods of reign.its divided in two periods Mughal period and samma Dynasty period , about 100 kilometres from Karachi ,the site would be visited through a 10 seater golf cart

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Chaukhandi Tombs, N-5 Near، Landhi Town, Karachi, Karachi City, Sindh, Pakistan

The Chaukhandi tombs are remarkable for the elaboration and exquisite stone carving. The style of graves architecture is typical, which only exists in Sindh.The Chaukhandi graveyard spreads over an area of two square miles and contains tombs of certain warriors of baloch Jam and Jokhis families Richly carved sandstone tombs dating from the 15th to the 18th centuries The graveyard was built with beige-colored sandstone completely unique

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Shah Jahan Mosque, Thatta Town, Thatta Pakistan

The Shah Jahan Mosque, also known as the Jamia Masjid of Thatta, is a 17th century building that serves as the central mosque for the city of Thatta was built in the reign of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan is known around the world as the Mughal king who built the Taj Mahal it was a gift to the people of Thatta for their hospitality, the construction of this mosque started in 1644 and took about three years to complete

Duration: 1 hour

Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
Karachi Marriott Hotel, Abdullah Haroon Road, Karachi, PakistanAirports
  • Quaid-E-Azam Intl Airport, Karachi Pakistan
Departure Time :
7:00 AM
Return Detail :
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Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

1

Organised by Rocket Tourism

Activity ID: V-106386P4

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