Melbourne to Pakistan
Flight to Karachi with Thai Airways
Economy Class from $835
Travel Dates: 16 Jan to 30 June 2017.
Baggage: 30 Kgs + 7 Kgs
Prices are from & return airfares including taxes, it can change depending on the availability on the date of booking. Some blackout dates may apply. Limited Seats available.
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Capital of the province of Sindh, Karachi is the largest city and the financial capital of Pakistan. Situated on the Arabian Sea coast, it happens to be the financial and commercial centre of the nation. Also it is one of the largest port. The city is way too dissimilar from the rest of Pakistan quite like the way New York is altered to other places of United States. The speed of life out here is more rushed, and social approaches are far more generous than to a different place in Pakistan. It is often addressed as the City of Lights and the City that Never Sleeps by the locals.
Unlike other cities of Pakistan, Karachi reflects more spark and is quite vibrant. It plays a host to number of art and literature festivals that seek attention from many tourists across the globe. You can even indulge in adventure sports out here and relish the beauty of several beaches. It is a developed tourist destination in Pakistan and a trip to Melbourne to Karachi will leave you all spellbound.
Being located on the coast, the city has a minor climate with small levels of rainfall of around 25 mm every year, the majority of which happens during monsoon season of July-August. Winters here are quite mild, while the summers are extremely hot. Its proximity to the sea keeps the humidity levels high, and the cool sea breeze dismiss the heat of summer months. Winter months from November to February are ideally known to be the best time to visit Karachi.
The run-of-the-mill lifestyle of Karachi differs considerably from other cities and towns of Pakistan. Its culture is branded by the amalgamation of Middle Eastern, Western, Central Asian and South Asian influences. It is even the chief international business centre. You can note a substantial miscellany in culture, and this assortment has fashioned a distinctive cultural blend of its own type.
Flights from Melbourne to Karachi
Jinnah International Airport
It is the city’s largest international and domestic airport situated on the peripheries of the main city although in a massively populated area. It has connections to many hubs like Dubai, Tokyo, Toronto, London and New York. You can avail the major airlines from here.
Facilities at the Airport
Foreign Exchange & ATMs
There is a counter for foreign exchange services and ATMs of various banks that facilitates your money transaction.
Rental cars are available at the airport terminal only from where you can make the easy bookings. However, if you want you can even opt to choose the other rental companies whichever suits your needs the best.
It has excellent business lounges for the first calls or the business class passengers. You can relax over here and even attend to few of the important business meets if any.
As far as food is concerned, the airport has many restaurants inclusive of the McDonald's and Butlers Chocolate Cafe.
You can even avail free WiFi and internet services at the airport terminal.
There are a number of private-hire taxi firms offering longer-term vehicle rental, including a driver. Avis is also epitomized at the airport and propositions self-drive vehicles, but it is generally worthwhile for foreign visitors to choose for a car with a driver.
Daewoo Sammi provide direct bus services to Karachi from around 40 major cities and 45 destinations countrywide inclusive of Multan, Hyderabad, Faisalabad, Islamabad and Lahore. They're known for their punctuality and safety. There are many more agencies offering excellent bus services.
It has railway connections with numerous major cities in Pakistan like Lahore, Multan, Quetta, Faisalabad, Hyderabad, and Rawalpindi. Availability of seats can be checked on their concerned website while the tickets can be bought from Pakistan Railways booking offices situated across the city.
Karachi is a vast city and there indeed is a lot to see, and the typical "tourist" sights are focused in South Karachi. An overview is as below:
Clifton Beach: it used to be the world's most prevalent silver-sand beach and health resort in the 20th century however; it has now got affected by an oil spill to have occurred in 2003. But the beach is still busiest due to its position within the central metropolitan area. You will though want to take a stroll instead of swimming. You will also come across a nearby Beach Park.
Quaid-e-Azam's Mausoleum and Museum: It is the tomb of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, who was the founder of Pakistan. It is a noticeable and imposing landmark of Karachi situated at the City
Center. It was designed by architect Yahya Merchant and this Mausoleum made of white marble has curved arches, copper grills and a four-tiered gemstone chandelier gifted by the people’s Republic of China.
PIA Planetarium: It is a practical observatory which frequently puts on shows on the solar system and cosmic spectacle. The shows in English happen to be more detailed, and are organized on every Sunday evening. Other days, the show is displayed in Urdu.
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