Sindh is a province rich in history and culture and a home to many fascinating historical places. Sindh is known as Bab-ul-Islam (the gateway of Islam), as it observed the initial spread of Islam into South Asia. It has its foundations in one of the world’s oldest civilizations, the Indus Valley Civilisation. Geographically, Sindh comprises of three equal belts stretching out from north to south: the Kīrthar Range on the west, a central alluvial plain bisected by the Indus River, and an eastern desert belt. There are numerous beautiful and attractive tourism spots in Sindh. Here is a list of few must-visit places in Sindh.
One central point of tourism in Sindh, along the Kirthar Mountain Range, is Gorakh Hill Station, which is also known as the ‘Murree of Sindh’. Situated on an elevation of almost 6000 feet, Gorakh Hill is one of the most gorgeous, the coldest and the most astounding places of tourism in Sindh. Because of this height, the temperature during summers is under 20 °C and it drops down below zero during winters and you can even witness snowfall. Gorakh Hill Station has almost no phone network but a restaurant, campsite, as well as a motel, are also facilitating travellers to the area now. This place offers mesmerizing views and gorgeous sunsets which keeps people hooked to this spot and there are astounding panoramic views if you dare to hike to the top. While you can travel to the hill station in your own 4-wheeler, it is often cost-effective to plan your tour to Gorakh Hill with a travel agency that regularly visits the region.
Kot Dijji Fort
Kot Dijji is more than 400 kilometres away from Karachi. This mesmerizing fort sits to the east of Mohenjo-daro, built by Mir Sohrab Talpur, and was completed in a decade from 1785-1795.One of the key things that enormously adds to the historical backdrop of Kot Diji Fort in Khairpur, Sindh, is that it was built on the archeological site of pre-Harrapan civilisation, dating back from 2500 to 3000 BC. All these factors make Kot Diji Fort one of the most famous tourist attractions in Sindh. It is better to pick a cloudy day if you’re travelling to Kot Diji and the fort only stays open for visitors during the day time.
It is one of the most famous historical places in Sindh, a 37-minute drive from Larkana. It remained a home of Indus Valley Civilization from 3,300 BC to 1,900 BC. the city of Mohenjo Daro was built around 26th Century BC, making it one of the largest metropolitan settlements of the ancient times Harappan civilization. Mohenjo Daro was a modern city as its ruins show signs of wonderful structural designing and urban development. The intricate civilization, its structures and organization of the irrigation of sewage system is considered ahead of their times. Numerous local people and sightseers travel from the city of Larkana to Mohenjo Daro with the help of rickshaws and taxis.
Keenjhar Lake, which is commonly known as “Keenjhar Jheel” is a magnificent man-made second largest fresh water lake in Pakistan, found in the heart of Thatta District of Sindh. The lake holds colossal significance as it is one of the main sources of potable water for the two major cities in Sindh, Thatta and Karachi. Keenjhar Lake Resort has been of great service in converting Keenjhar Lake into a full-fledged tourist destination. Other than fishing you can involve yourself in activities like boating, jet-skiing, swimming, and bird-watching. Keenjhar Jheel has many worth-seeing ancient landmarks. You can also check out one of the historical places nearby in order to make your trip even more interesting and memorable.