The largest of the three airports in Pakistan is Jinnah International Airport in Karachi, one of the country’s developed cities. There are direct flights from Sabiha Gökçen to Karachi. Non-stop flights between Istanbul and Pakistan take approximately five and a half hours. Apart from Jinnah, another airport where you can make connecting flights is Benazir Bhutto International Airport in the capital Islamabad. There are no direct flights from Turkey to this airport.
Apart from air travel, transportation can also be provided by road via Ağrı and Iran. The 4940-kilometer road is not much preferred both because it is long and due to safety issues.
Turkish citizens whose passports have a validity period of more than six months have no visa requirement, but a ninety-day restriction period has been introduced for visa-free travel.
For typhoid danger, which can be transmitted from food and water, it is recommended to get vaccinated before going to Pakistan.
In Pakistan, which is among the top six countries globally in terms of population density, urban traffic is also quite dense. The main means of transportation preferred by the public are buses and local transportation vehicles called Qingqi.
There is a separate section for women on buses.
The middle and upper class generally favors yellow and black taxis.
One of the best means of transportation to travel the country is the train.
Transportation from the airport to the city center in Karachi, the most developed and largest city in Pakistan, takes an average of 20-25 minutes, although it varies depending on traffic. Bus or taxi options are available to get to the center.
Baluchistan Province is the first city that is seen as dangerous due to sectarian conflicts and terrorist attacks in Pakistan. The former Fata and KPK State, whose name is heard for the assassinations, and the line of control on the India-Pakistan border, where militant groups are known to be active, are also among the places not recommended to visit.
Due to its geographical features, continental and tropical climates are experienced together in Pakistan. In the south of the country, which generally has a hot and dry climate, tropical climate features stand out.
In Pakistan, where touristic travel has increased steadily over the last few years, the peak season is between May and October, and the low season is between November and April. This also depends on the destination; for example, between October and February is the ideal time to visit one of the northwestern cities such as Pakhtoonkhwa, Sind, or Punjab.
The spring months are known to be the best times to enjoy the beautiful valleys and mountain peaks, as these months are more favorable for hiking.
The months with the most precipitation are July and August, and although the weather is quite hot, the humidity can be uncomfortable.
The best time to have a snow holiday is early February. Both skiing and watching the snow-covered mountains and frozen lakes are very satisfying, especially for exploring travelers.