Looking for some picnic points in Karachi? We’ve you covered with our list of amazing outdoor activities that you can enjoy with your family and kids at weekends.
Most Amazing Picnic Points in Karachi
Being a metropolitan city of Pakistan, Karachi is home to some really amazing, scenic, and exquisite picnic points that can be enjoyed by both visitors and locals. One of the biggest highlights of this city is that it enjoys the position of being a coastal region.
Here are some some-visit picnic points in Karachi:
- Beaches in Karachi
- Family Parks & Gardens
- Historical Places
- Jinnah Mausoleum
Beaches in Karachi
The sights of people rushing off to the nearest beach to celebrate a victory, a holiday, or even good weather is quite common for a Karachitte. Since the city is dotted with aesthetic, sandy, and rocky beaches, all you would want to do would is travel and explore.
If you live in Karachi, or know a relative that lives in Karachi you must heard of these beaches:
- Hawks Bay
- Gaddani Beach
- French Beach
- Turtle Beach
- Keamari Beach
- Clifton Beach (Sea View)
- Paradise Point
- Manora Beach
These beaches have some of the most comfortable and luxurious beach huts available for families to spend quality time and enjoy the beautiful waves of the ocean. In addition to being family places, these locations are extremely aesthetic and can be enjoyed by a group of friends. There are a number of activities that can be done while you’re there. These activities include horse riding, camel rides, fishing, boating, bird watching, and swimming.
Family Parks & Gardens
The City of Lights is, although, a concrete jungle, you would be surprised to find the number of family parks and gardens that are open to general public 24/7. The city is dotted with some of the most amazing and picture-perfect green spaces that can be enjoyed by both families or group of friends.
Whether you appreciate natural beauty or would like to walk barefoot on the grass, these family parks in Karachi are best for you:
- Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim
- Frere Hall
- Zamzama Park
- Hill Park
- Aziz Bhatti Park
- Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Park
- Hilal Park
In addition to the parks mentioned in the list above, you can also find well-maintained gardens in most museums including the National Museum, PAF Museum, and Martime Museum.
These green spaces are perfect for an evening stroll, playing family games, or just enjoying a hot cup of tea with your loved ones. Most of these parks are coupled with comfortable seating areas and canopies that enables visitors to cool off and relax.
Historical Places in Karachi
Looking for some of the best picnic places in Karachi? Take a day-off and try visiting these historical places:
- Mohatta Palace
- TDF Ghar
- Tooba Mosque
- Chaukhandi Tombs
- Wazir Mansion
- Quaid-e-Azam House Museum
- Khaliqdeena Hall
- Denso Hall
Furthermore, the City of Lights has vibrant history and there are several historical buildings with significant backstories. Some of the above-mentioned buildings are over 100 years old, yet they’re in their full glory.
Please note that some of these places are best for small field trip and educational purposes while some allow you to unwind and spend a full-day with your family, kids, or friends.
Since we are talking about historical places, you might want to take a look at our recent post where we have shared the list of Pakistan’s largest mosques.
If you’re looking for most famous picnic places in Karachi, then Jinnah Mausoleum is a place to visit.
The mausoleum is also known as Mazar-e-Quaid or the National Mausoleum by the locals. All of these titles are used for the final resting place of the Founder of Pakistan – Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
The government decided to build Quaid’s mausoleum at the highest point in Karachi after his death. However, the mausoleum was officially completed in 1971.
The tomb of Quaid-e-Azam is completely covered in white marble. It is considered among the most famous landmarks of Pakistan.
So, these were some of the most amazing picnic places in Karachi that you an enjoy with your family and friends. Take a gingham blanket, wrap some sandwiches, and a picnic basket, and enjoy the amazing views these sights have to offer.
Meanwhile, if you’re planning to buy a property in the city, make sure to take a look at our recent blog where we have shared some perks of buying a property in Karachi.