Never Miss 5 deserts While Touring Pakistan

There are beautiful places in Pakistan where you are presenting every aspect of nature in a unique way with the perfect blend of colors and fragrances. Four different seasons and a huge variety of fruits and vegetables country with beautiful flowers on all sides, all of which gives Pakistan a unique place in other countries of the world. In addition to the beauties of the region, this region has been given another kind of beauty gift that offers a beautiful view and gives tourists a wonderful experience. The desert of Pakistan is considered to be a beautiful and beautiful desert with a view that no one ever believes in its sight. It’s just like walking in a sand pool with a wonderful feeling of sand rubbing and getting your feet all over the desert. The focus of these deserts lies in camel riding, which allows you to have a proper view of the desert by the end of your sight. It is warm in the morning but in some deserts the nights are severe cold. If you ride a Jeep or Pajero you will enjoy the ride which is truly an adventure experience. Here is a brief description of some of Pakistan’s beautiful deserts and their features.

Indus Valley Desert

The Indus Valley is a Pakistani desert that is inhabited nearby. It covers an area of ​​19,501 sq km spread over the northwestern part of Punjab province. The exact location between the Chenab River and the Indus. The land is very dry and that is why it is not inhabited. The temperature in this area is very limited, ie the hottest in summer, while the coldest and annual rainfall is only 600-800 mm. The animals in this desert are Indian wolves, striped hyenas, crocodiles and Indian leopards. The variety of birds here is diverse and about 190 species are available here, including the red neck falcon.

Indus Valley Desert

Thar Desert

The Thar Desert is the largest desert in Pakistan and the 17th largest in the world. The desert covers an area of ​​175,000 square kilometers, covering a vast area of ​​India and Pakistan. It is a very dry desert with large sand dunes around it. The rainfall here is limited to 100 to 500 mm annually, which usually flows in the months of July and September. The desert has some salt water lakes named Sambhar, Kachman, Dedwana and Khargodha. The protected area of ​​this desert, located in the Pakistan area, covers an area of ​​6,300 km in Mirpurkhas district and some wildlife sanctuary in Badin district, Nara Desert Wildlife Sanctuary. The region’s extended ecosystem allows for a full settlement of plants, humans and wildlife in this desert. A variety of lizards and snakes, along with many other wild animals, are found here, such as blackbooks and nests. In addition, the Thar Desert has a diverse population of 141 species. Talking about humans, this desert is extremely inhabited and people live a simple lifestyle. They are culturally rich and adhere to heritage, folk songs and stories and special regional dances to entertain themselves.

Thar Desert

Thal Desert

Thal Desert is located in Punjab Pakistan, which includes Khushab, Leah, Bhakkar, Mianwali, Muzaffargarh and Jhang city, which extends from the left bank of the Jhelum River. It is also known for its largest Thaal Canal which dates back to 130 years. In 1873, the project was considered for the first time for Thal Doab. The purpose of the canal was to irrigate the Indus River to deal with water shortages in the desert.
This vast desert covers an area of ​​20,000 square kilometers and is considered the son of Pakistan’s third largest desert. The nomads of this desert are mostly involved in the cultivation of cattle. They are culturally rich and often follow traditions.

Thal Desert

Kharan Desert

It is also known as ‘Sandy Desert’ and is located in Balochistan Province. It covers an area of ​​approximately 48,051 square kilometers. It is mainly covered with sand dunes, shrubs, and loose rocks. The rainfall in the desert is minimal and has been left with dry lakes. In this desert lies the largest dry lake of Balochistan which we call Mukhil. Kharian basin water is used exclusively for agriculture and domestic use and is also known as “closed basin”.
The desert consists of sand dunes reaching height of 15 to 30 meters, which is the bottom line of the gravel floor. The sections between these dunes are hard when it is dry and when wet it is sandy and treacherous. The desert is a large arid area, half of which comes to Iran, which comes with the continuation of waste land in Pakistan. It is a continuous stretch of total barren land from the Albers Mountains in the north to 1200 km south-east of Balochistan.
The desert elevation extends from about 1000 meters in the north to about 250 meters in the southwest. The average rainfall in the desert is 100 mm annually. There are inland rivers and dry lakes throughout the desert area. In Iran, the lake of a lake is called God Zariz, which is overused and it is separated from the desert of Pakistan by the mountains of Chag Cha. Because of this, the river Mashkill forms a lake with high mountains, which is surrounded by great volcanoes around the mountain. The Hamon Mashkill surface is 85km long and 35km wide with sun-cracked soil, stealthy swamps, sand dunes and oxidized pebbles. This section is known for sudden storms of sand and constant melting.

Kharan desert

Cholistan Desert

The charming arid landscapes of Cholistan (known locally as Rohi) begin 30 km away from Bahawalpur and spread over an area of ​​16,000 sq km and extend across the desert of Sindh province. Cholistan is derived from the word ‘stove’ which means to move. The people of Cholistan live semi-nomadic lives, moving from one place to another in search of water and fodder for their animals. Darawar Fort is the main milestone of the Cholistan desert, 48 km from Dera Nawab Sahib (once the headquarters and seat of the rulers of Bahawalpur state). This area was once watered by the river Gaggar which is now known as Hakara in Pakistan and is known as Saraswati in Vedic times. The Dry River is 500 km along with more than 400 archaeological sites dating back to 4,500 years ago to the civilization of Sindh and hidden around the Dravar fort. The desert receives an average of 5 inches of rainfall a year and its cultivation is very low.

In Cholistan, there are currently about 100 million seafarers in the desert, most of them camels and goats. In dry climates they are clustered in temporary villages around more reliable wells (some 30 m or 100 ft deep). During the monsoon season, especially in August and September, when light rains hit the place, the nomads spread along their herds and roamed freely across the border into the Indian desert and the Thar Desert of India. In the midst of which hollows were made up of shallow deposits. Sand dunes to catch rainwater. Here they grow pulses, their basic diet, eat yogurt and mutton or goat and occasionally camels. The nomads belong to many different tribes, though most of them belong to the settlers who came from Balochistan at least two centuries ago. The women wore red skirts and embroidered shawls, and men wore brightly colored trousers over their heads. On camel safari, you can camp with them, join their cows and watch their ugly camel dancing before you get stuck in your sleeping bag for amazingly cold nights in the bright sky from the stars.

Cholistan desert


During the visit to Pakistan, these five deserts cannot be missed at all because they are not just sandy land but are culturally rich, people who follow traditions and preserve heritage in a wonderful way. Highlight the importance of Pakistan’s treasury.

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