UNESCO World Heritage Tour Near Karachi

1 Rating
  • Live Guide
  • Day Trip
  • E-Ticket
  • Private Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • 9 hr

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,

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At:

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 hour

Stop At:

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:

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
This site uses cookies to improve your experience. By continuing to browse you agree to the use of cookies. Learn more in our Privacy Policy.