Cheap flights to Karachi, Pakistan

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The heart of Pakistan lies on the Arabian Sea in the mega metropolis of Karachi, the country’s original capital and the de facto capital of Pakistani commerce and politics to this day. Pakistan’s evolution from fishing village to trading post to urban city center is evident throughout the city, where old colonial structures, dome-topped mosques and urban skyscrapers create a stunning skyline against the sandy beaches of the Arabian Sea. Today, Pakistan’s melting pot welcomes visitors to soak up the country’s history, immerse themselves in a microcosm of modern Pakistani culture and indulge in the perks of an increasingly international city.

The amount of attractions and neighborhoods that compete for a tourist’s attention is almost overwhelming. Beaches surround the city and offer opportunities for watersports like diving and fishing. Green spaces like Bagh Ibne Qasim park offer an idyllic retreat in the heart of this urban metropolis, while amusement parks, modern shopping malls and movie theaters keep everyone entertained in Karachi. Add to that a seemingly endless array of local and international restaurants, and one could easily fill a few days in Karachi with modern luxuries

Such an itinerary might not offer the best reflection of true Pakistan, though, and it’s worth seeking out that which shines light on Pakistan’s past and present. A host of colonial and Anglo-Indian architecture remains throughout Karachi, with must-see specimens including Empress Market, the Mohatta Palace Museum and Frere Hall. The National Museum of Pakistan offers insight into the country’s tumultuous history, while Wazir Mansion – the family home of the country’s founder – displays the clothing and possessions of Muhammid Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Meanwhile, traditional bazaars live on in the shopping district of Saddar, where you can haggle for bargains on everything from clothing and jewelry to rugs and electronics.

Best Time to Fly to Karachi

Karachi generally experiences little rainfall and mild temperatures, making it a comfortable destination for visitors to explore. The cooler months of November, December, January and February make for prime exploring time in Karachi, while high temperatures during the months of May through September are best avoided by tourists. Cheap flights to Karachi can be found outside of peak season, which runs from November through February.

Getting around Karachi

City buses and minibuses offer transportation throughout Karachi, but the local public transportation system can be difficult to navigate for a visitor – especially if you aren’t planning on staying long in the city. Walking is also a less than desirable option, due to traffic, pollution and long distances between destinations. Many visitors find it best to travel by taxi when it comes to getting around Karachi. Hiring a private car with chauffeur is also a convenient option in Karachi, as are the numerous rickshaws thorough the city.

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Useful information about Karachi

Temp on Avg for this month inKarachi92.3 °FSource: World Weather Online
Average monthly rainfall inKarachi1.87 inSource: World Weather Online
Average flight duration toKarachi16 hrs 15 mins
Rate of exchange inKarachi₨10.00 = $0.10Source: Open Exchange Rates
Airlines flying toKarachiTurkish Airlines, Etihad Airways and Pakistan International
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More useful information about Karachi

  • For sightseers, the Margala Hills surrounds Islamabad from two sides.
  • Religious enthusiasts flying to Pakistan can set the Takht-i-Bahi as a high priority.
  • For last minute flights to Pakistan, tourists are advised to pay special attention to travel warnings.
  • The Pakistan Museum of Natural History shows the country’s development over a number of centuries.
  • Visitors taking direct flights to Pakistan will find a country flanked by astonishing landscapes.
  • Summer months in the mountains are pleasant and temperate while the Indus Valley can reach 100 degrees on some days.
  • If you plan to stay near Sindh, fly during the cooler months between November and February.
  • One way flights to Pakistan can land at Jinnah International Airport Karachi and Lahore Airport.

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How much do things cost in Karachi?

3 course meal for 2 $9.56
Bottle of wine $4.78
A dozen eggs $1.02
Cheap meal $1.91
Bottle of local beer (0.5 liter) $2.01
Cappuccino $1.75
Imported beer (0.33 liter bottle) $3.52
1 mile taxi journey $0.38
Large bottle of water $0.51
Imported beer (0.33 liter) $4.78