Mirpurkhas

Mirpurkhas is the South eastern city of Pakistan and Sindh Province. Its fertile and very popular for it mangoes. The city is built on or may be just beside an old Buddhist metropolis of 4th century AD. There are ruminants of the Stupa near the city known as "Kahoo o Daro", but slowly it is being turned into a flat land with the growth of population around it.

Mirpurkhas is only 70 Kilometers from Hyderabad and has a quaint little bazaar that sells traditional garments and modern crockery etc.
The city also has a Satellite town which is considered a posh area. The city is considerably clean and has many places to hang around like Parks museum Tea shops and a very famous Fruit research Institute & Farm. Most people speak Sindhi but there is a substantial number of Urdu Speaking New Shindhi or the immigrants from India, who came in 1947. There are about 60% Muslims and 40% Hindus in the city & Surroundings.

Hotels:
There no high standard or even tourist standard hotels in the city but there are 2 small hotels in the main bazaar and numerous Musafir khanas where one can rent a cot (Bed).

Full Day Tour Of Mirpurkhas & Umerkot:
This is little hop in the Thar Desert. You drive early in the morning to Mirpurkhas via a very green & fertile land. At Mirpurkhas you visit the Locomotive Shed where Old steam engines are repaired and used for Mirpurkhas - Chor Service. We then drive via small villages to Umerkot (80 Kms. ) At Umerkot you will visit the famous Umerkot fort the Museum and a typical Desert bazaar You will see several different faces and typical colorful dresses of men & women in the bazaar. Lunch at a local restaurant. Late Afternoon return to Hyderabad.