about 164 km (102 miles) north-east of Karachi, Hyderabad
was the capital of Sind during the reign of the Talpur
Mirs in the 18th and 19th centuries. Today, it is notable
for the Kotri Barrage over the Indus and for its University.
It Is also the home of many colorful handicraft industries
such as glass bangles, glazed tiles, lacquered wood
furniture, handloom cloth called "soussi",
block-printed "ajrak'', shoes, stainless steel
utensils and much else. It has a well maintained museum.
This park may be visited
for recreation education or research but shooting is
forbidden. It is approachable through 81 kms. of Super
Highway and further 72 kms. jeepable road. Overnight
stay is possible. Best season to watch the animals in
this Park is winter. Excursion tours can be arranged
by Pakistan Tours Ltd., Club Road, Karachi for the National
Park and wild boar hunting in other areas of Sind.