Kirthar National Park

Kirthar National Park Kirthar National Park is the second largest national park in Pakistan. The park is situated in the southwest part of the Sind Province. The park is a wonderful getaway from Karachi that provides some quality time in the woods with wild animals.

The park was declared a national park in 1974 by the Sindh Wildlife Department. The Kirthar National Park is the first park in Pakistan that has been listed in the UN's list of National Parks of 1975. Though the park remains at its green best during monsoon but the best season to hit the wild trail is from October to February.

The park is home to a number of wild animals that include chinkara, leopards, Sind Ibex, gazelles, wild sheep, and other animals. The park is also home to thousands of wild goats. The other animals that you may come across in the Kirthar National Park include the rock python, Sind krait, the royal rat snake, Sind Crocodile, tortoise and the desert monitor lizard.

If you love bird watching, the park has a large number of species of birds. Some of the birds you may find in the Kirthar National Park include imperial eagle, bonnelli's eagle, golden eagle, tawny eagle, Egyptian vulture, cinereous vulture, Lagger falcon, Red-headed merlin and Eurasian griffon vulture.


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