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Keenjhar Lake, Thatta

3.6
#3 of 8 in Nature in Sindh Province
Keenjhar Lake commonly called Kalri Lake is in Thatta District, Sindh, Pakistan. It is 122 km from Karachi and 18 km from the town of Thatta. It is the second largest fresh water lake in Pakistan. It is an important source of drinking water for Thatta District and Karachi city.
Keenjhar Lake has been declared a ramsar site and a wildlife sanctuary. It provides a favorable habitat of winter migratory birds like ducks, geese, flamingos, cormorants, waders, herons, egrets, ibises, terns, coots and gulls. It has been observed as a breeding area of the black-crowned night heron, the cotton pygmy goose, purple swamphen, and pheasant-tailed jacana.
Keenjhar Lake is a popular tourist resort. A large number of people visit it daily from Karachi, Hyderabad and Thatta to enjoy picnic, swimming, fishing, and boating.
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  • Be aware that you will only view the wildlife (especially the birds) if you take boat trip of about 1 hour. The wildlife near the park entrance is sparse, but there is a lovely view of the water...  more »
  • Being a Karachiite, we live the city life without realizing the gems just around the corner. Keenjhar Lake, one of the largest in Pakistan, a fresh water lake that supplies water to karachi, is a...  more »
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  • Very refreshing point to get off all the hard stream, specially in summer. Can be enjoyed with family depends on the selection of visit day.
  • Good old place for pic but poorly maintain,facilities are nearly zero for families,their is one govt guest house but you need to do booking earlier from travel and tourism before reached to a place.
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