Lonely Planet Writer

Karachi teenagers launch their own tour service

Karachi Coast, Pakistan.
Karachi, Pakistan. Image by eutrophication&hypoxia / CC BY 2.0

Students in Karachi have launched their own tour service, exploring the forgotten treasures of Pakistan’s most populous city. The Super Karachi Express takes visitors into the backstreets to discover forgotten buildings and neglected monuments that played a role in the political and cultural development of the city. Using vividly decorated buses, the tours cross communal boundaries, with visits to Islamic, Christian and Hindu sights in the city, which was a melting pot of different cultures before Partition. Read more: dawn.com and facebook.com