Karachi Warnings and Dangers

  • Here they come... run! Karachi traffic.
    Here they come... run! Karachi traffic.
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  • Busy roads in Karachi, Pakistan
    Busy roads in Karachi, Pakistan
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  • See the grey haze of pollution (Karachi)
    See the grey haze of pollution (Karachi)
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  • 1. Drinking Water

    It's one thing to be careful of drinking water that is not bottled, but also keep in mind that any local juices usually use tap water. I made the mistake to drink sugar cane juice from a local...

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  • 2. Traffic

    I've read all previous reviews about traffic in Karachi. It is shameful for us that most of them are true. People mostly don't follow traffic rules. They break signals, run into one way & create...

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  • 3. Mosquitos

    Mosquitoes are unfortunately an annoying reality in most tropical or hot countries; Pakistan is no different. But whereas in countries such as Africa, India & Thailand travellers are mostly worried...

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  • 4. Avoid Down Town at Night

    Avoid the old areas of Karachi such as Nazimabad, Liaquatabad, Korangi, Gulshan etc where there is nothing to see for tourists. Clifton, Defence, Saddar, Burns Road (Food street), Kharadar (the old...

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  • 6. Mobile snatching

    well i am from Islamabad, and only 2 weeks im living in DHA .. and my mobile got snatched at clifton at night ..it was my mistake to go out late night. like...

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  • 7. the people ~(specialy kids)

    there some really funny awsome people in karachi but problems happens when you think there your friends (most of the time at least). and very impotant to know...

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  • 8. Political Instability

    There's a lot of political instability with people rioting in the streets. Travellers should stay clear of these crowds because there is a history of suicide...

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  • 9. Police Officers with Guns

    Being an American, I'm not used to seeing police with such heavy weapons! A lot of the poice in Karachi had really big shotguns and that was kind of scary. One...

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  • 10. Hotels, Railway station Lahore,

    Salut mes amis,I'd not recommend to anybody to stay at the hotels, located close to railway station Lahore,pretty dodgy, there're many scams with foreign...

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  • 11. avoid frequnet usage of mobile outdoors

    while travelling in car, or walking on the roads -avoid frequent using of ur mobile phone , or better use handsfree option if travelling in the car.mobile...

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  • 12. May my lungs forgive me... (Pollution)

    I understand that every metropolitan city in the world is surrounded by inescapable pollution and garbage, but Karachi seems to be in a league of its own. I'm...

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  • 13. For Beaches.

    The beaches no doubt are beautiful place to visit but care should be taken. Don't be excited becuase every year number of peoples were eaten by the sea. Just...

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  • 14. For Couples

    If you are going to visit karaci with your wife only, then must take her identity card to avoid any problem while staying and reservation rooms at hotels.It...

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  • 15. beggars at traffic signals

    when driving at night in the more affluent areas as you pull up at traffic signals you will be plagued by a miriad of beggars and youths selling stuff,keep...

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  • 16. Traveling to Karachi ?

    First of all I wont advice you if you are travelling by yourself to go to Karachi. Even though if you are travelling in a group Karachi is not a safe place to...

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  • 17. If you are sick, they have...

    If you are sick, they have some very modern hospitals where people speak english..I know..I stayed at one.. :((Oh no..not the latex gloves again!!)(Ohh..and...

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