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Full-Day Private Jaisalmer City Tour with Havelis and Camel Ride
"Early in the morning you will visit the historic well-preserved Jaisalmer fort and explore the maze of narrow streets in this open air museum of a city with its ornately decorated havelis of yellow sandstone. The havelis were built by rich merchants at a time when the city was a key stop on the caravan routes from the Middle East. head to Gadisar Lake and then take a break for lunch at a great local restaurant.In the evening just before sunset you will travel to Sam Sand Dunes - 45km (28mi) to see the total sandy bushless desert. On this glorious stretch of sweeping sand dunes you will enjoy a camel ride and be able to take your favorite picture with a lone camel on a desert track with the setting sun in the backdrop. After a memorable day you will head back to your hotel in Jaisalmer."
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Private Full-Day City Tour of Jaisalmer
"At 9am your guide will pick you up from your accommodation or the train station in Jaisalmer. You will head to explore the honey-colored Jaisalmer Fort that emerges from the flat dry desert sands and enjoy a walk through the maze of narrow streets in the city with ornately decorated havelis in yellow sandstone. The Salim Singh-Ki-Haveli and Patwon-Ki-Haveli are some of the most beautiful mansions with stone carving and la’ and to enter its narrow cobbled lanes is a step back into another era. You also visit the impressive havelis which were once built by wealthy Jain merchants. Decorated with rich-carvings stone inlays ornamental lattice tracery works and some of them are still in excellent condition. You will then break for lunch that will be provided at a local restaurant. After lunch
From $74.00
 
Full-Day Private Jaisalmer City Tour with Havelis and Camel Ride
"Early in the morning you will visit the historic well-preserved Jaisalmer fort and explore the maze of narrow streets in this open air museum of a city with its ornately decorated havelis of yellow sandstone. The havelis were built by rich merchants at a time when the city was a key stop on the caravan routes from the Middle East. head to Gadisar Lake and then take a break for lunch at a great local restaurant.In the evening just before sunset you will travel to Sam Sand Dunes - 45km (28mi) to see the total sandy bushless desert. On this glorious stretch of sweeping sand dunes you will enjoy a camel ride and be able to take your favorite picture with a lone camel on a desert track with the setting sun in the backdrop. After a memorable day you will head back to your hotel in Jaisalmer."
From $60.00

More Local Customs in Karachi

Siberian Birds Hunting !

Bokhari Bhai I have spend a lot of time in Thatta District a lot of birds come there from Siberia and can you imagine the forest department people capture them and give them as gift to their officers...
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sdq
Jul 21, 2012

Merge yourself with locals

General tips for foreigners planning to work in Karachi Pakistan. Both Metreya and Mahmood are right in their differing opinions. Gorikate already knows envirionment of Karachi. No need to drag on...
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Aghani
May 30, 2008

Hindu Culture

A rich legacy shared with India, Karachi has several Hindu temples around the city. The profile of these temples is kept low mainly due to the hostility amongst the two rivals. Several of these...
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besal
Jul 08, 2007

Feed God's creatures to annul your sins

Native jetty, also called Netty Jetty, is a bridge near Kemari, which has been for ages a site where people from various backgrounds come and feed the fishes and birds, and also to commit suicide....
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besal
Jun 12, 2007

Mystic crocodiles draw thousands of devotees.

KARACHI (AFP) - Crocodiles with huge teeth-filled mouths lie in the sand and slap their snouts on the edge of sulfur springs, greeting worshippers who journey to the Mango Pir shrine on the outskirts...
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Faiza-Ifrah
Dec 05, 2004

Paan shop

Paan is very popular among local people. It is beetle leaves and tobacco. Paan is made up of green beetle leaves, paste of lime and a funny brown liquid and either tobacco or sweet essences as it...
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Imbi
Nov 23, 2003
 
 
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A strange export item from the country.

These Sindhi Goats will grow into giants and are considered prime sacrificial animal. In Sindh, herders raise these goats and invest on them heavily for 1-1/2 years. These are then brought to Karachi...
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Faiza-Ifrah
Nov 14, 2003

FOOD!!!!

The food in Pakistan is amazing! So good and tasty! Shrimp, fish, lamb, chicken, lentils, beef..and of course, rice and breads of all sorts! (and so much more..but these are my favorites!:DIt is by...
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Deus_ultima
Jan 28, 2003

People of Karachi

People of Karachi could very helpful and friendly it all depends on you. They are a bit shy and reserve with foreigners. If you try to be friendly with them trust me your small gesture of friendship...
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Imbi
Jan 05, 2003

Women and men do things...

Women and men do things seperately in some areas. They eat in different rooms, party with their own etc.. I was fairly young so I was allowed to go from one room to another wich was cool..also, I...
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Deus_ultima
Aug 26, 2002

Here's a few words I remember:...

Here's a few words I remember: 'KADOO': some kind of pumpkin or something..my dad said my head was big like one.. :(, 'SHUCRIA': Thanks..always practical. 'MOOJAY BOUC LAGUIAY (phonetic..kinda): Means...
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Deus_ultima
Aug 26, 2002

The rich here a very rich..and...

The rich here a very rich..and the poor VERY poor. You just can't miss the clash... We lived in an area called 'Federal Block 'B' The house was HUGE! Our Canadian bungallow fit at least twice on each...
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Deus_ultima
Aug 26, 2002

SACRED COWS!!!<br/><br/>LOL!<br/><br/>When I...

SACRED COWS!!!LOL!When I was there, there was a curfew. Every morning, the cows would leave their home by themselves and wander off in the city...then, by night time, theyl would make their way back,...
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Deus_ultima
Aug 26, 2002

KARACHI, PAKISTAN,<br/>Karachi,...

KARACHI, PAKISTAN,Karachi, the bustling cosmopolitan city of Pakistan and one of the largest populated city in the world.It has a lot to offer for the visitor, from the rough sea water to the...
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nishat
Aug 26, 2002

Top Hotels in Karachi

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Club Road, P.O. Box 8513, Karachi, Pakistan
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Top Things to Do in Karachi

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Clifton and Sea View

Meeting people and make friends is one of my reasons why I travel. Interacting with residents broaden my knowledge of the people and their culture. This is the best way to interact with the...
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Frere Hall

Frere Hall boasts some lovely 1800s architecture and history. The building is now a museum but was off limits as the US consulate was across the road. Just next to Frere Hall is the house owned by...
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Mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam

Quaid-e-Azam&#96;s Mausoleum is a prominent and impressive landmark of Karachi. Designed by Architect Yahya Merchant, this white marble Mausoleum with its curved arches and copper grills was...
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Kemari

Visitors to Karachi should not miss a visit to Manora. Manora is an island in the harbour of Karachi. It has a military base but boasts among the attractions the oldest chapel in Karachi and a very...
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Mohatta Palace Museum

On our 2nd day in Karachi our friends organized for us to visit one of the city's most prominent attractions: Mohatta Palace Museum. This building truly embodies Karachi's proud culture &amp; history...
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Pakistan Air Force Museum

John (my fiancé) loves airplanes. Scrap that: he loves any man-made-metal object that flies! So we decided to visit the Pakistani Air Force Museum during our short stay in Karachi. "Love thy geek" I...
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besal

"Karachi ~ Over the edge!"
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Bokhari76

"KARACHI - THE CITY OF LIGHTS"
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Imbi

"Karachi an Unpredictable city"
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"Sensory Overload - Karachi"
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"Faiza &amp; Ifrah's Southern Sindh Province"
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