Gorakh, is a Hill Station of Sindh, Pakistan. It is situated at an elevation of 5689ft in the Kirthar Mountains, northwest of Dadu city.
The Gorakh Hill station is situated 423 km from Karachi and nearly 8 hours driving distance. The Hill station attracts thousands of tourists from the city.
The name Gorakh is derived from the Brahvi language in which, word "Gurgh" means Wolf and that Balochi language word "Gurkh" is later dialectic adaptation of Brahvi language word Gurgh, meaning wolf.
Different opinions have been given about the history and origin of the hill station. It is said that the great medieval saint, Sri Gorakhnath Ji, had extensively wandered in hills and the region. According to Nandu, an authority on Sanskrit, Gorakh is a Sanskrit word which means "shepherding of sheep, cow and goat, etc."
Gorakh Hill Station is situated on one of the highest plateaus of Sindh, spread over 2500acre of land. It is very attractive to nature-lovers owing to its temperate weather and beautiful surroundings.
Gorakh's elevation gives it a special climate, with sub-zero temperatures during winter and generally below 20 °C in summer, with about 120 mm of average annual rainfall. The Government of Sindh is in the process of constructing a new road from Dadu to Gorakh Hill. There is a new rest house for visitors on the hill. Tourists can arrange their own transport from Sehwan Sharif to the hill station.
To visit Gorakh Hill Station and other attractions in Dadu, use our Dadu holiday planner.
Tours To Gorakh Hill Station
Gorakh Hill Station Reviews
It was so adventurous tour ..we enjoyed a lot! Especially when our Jimmny roar on the rocky hills on the way! more »
this place after northerner areas cool with clean atmosphere there is TUC shop huts and rooms good food also available highest view then you see entire depth from top good for families couples... more »
Beautiful view from the Hills with Decent but not clean hotels. Rooms were dirty, linen was not clean and no running water.... No hot water.
Superb natural place to visit only for nature lover. With the peak of 7k+ have amazing view, and most amazing thing to view is the milkyway in night.
Places to stay near Gorakh Hill Station
Plan your trip to Dadu
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Plans to Gorakh Hill Station by other users
40 days in Dadu BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Dadu BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 33 days in Sindh Province BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Sindh Province BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN November, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 36 days in Sindh Province BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Dadu BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium