Things to do in Karachi

Karachi is Pakistan’s city of lights

Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan and is a progressive, growing, and modern city that stands out in the country. It is called the “City of Lights” by the locals because it is such a fast-paced, metropolitan, and developed city. It is often compared to New York both for its modern structures and the wide variety of cultures and religions that make up the city population.


Things to do in Karachi

Karachi is an exciting and fun city. The city rests on the coast of the Arabian Sea and is a beautiful and entertaining city to visit for a holiday. The city is very compact;  once you get a feel for the area, it is very easy to get around on foot or through the various kinds of public transportation available.



The beaches of Karachi are incredibly popular and offer much more than just a dip in the ocean. You can ride camels and horses on the sand or buy a sweet drink or treat from a beachside vendor. You can also visit Port Grand which is a beachside venue for all kinds of entertainment.



You can also see historic monuments, walk along the bazaar, visit a Hindu temple, or just stroll down the pier. At the Pakistan Maritime Museum, you can see incredible exhibits in one of the many galleries or catch a dolphin show which continues to be a favorite among locals and tourists.



The city also has many lovely and well-kept parks, plus a great city zoo that makes a great day trip for families and individuals.



Take some time to enjoy the outdoors during a relaxing game of golf. Simply pick from one of the many golf clubs the city has to offer.


When to go to Karachi

Karachi hosts several festivals all year round so be sure to check what is on the calendar during your visit. It hosts an international film festival, the Sindh Sea Festival, a classic car show, the city’s fashion week, and a literature festival. There is never a bad time to visit because there is always something going on in the vibrant city and a lot of things to do in Karachi.



Things to do in Karachi

Karachi Facts

Population23 500 000
LanguageUrdu, English
CurrencyPakistani Rupee
AirportJinnah Intl, Pakistan (KHI)

Karachi average temperatures

24~25 °C 25~27 °C 31 °C 34 °C 31~35 °C 32~34 °C 31~33 °C 30~31 °C 30~32 °C 31~34 °C 29~31 °C 26~27 °C