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Dolphin is functionally blind due to its unique adaptation to living in turbid river

This book has been written by Professor Z .B. Mirza, who is a well-known nature conservationist.

 

Participate in Eco-Tour

 

The Sustainable Tourism Foundation Pakistan (STFP) has established a community based ecotourism enterprise at Taunsa Barrage in South Punjab. The project has developed the capacity of local boat people and fisher folk of Taunsa Barrage area to operate boat cruise in Indus River to offer tourists a unique opportunity to travel on traditional fishing boats, drifting down the Indus River to watch the Indus dolphin and other wildlife from close quarters.

 

Key Features of Indus Dolphin Ecotourism Trips:

• The Indus Boat Cruse offers a unique opportunity to explore the River Indus which is famous because of the ancient Indus Valley Civilization.

• Sail on traditional fishermen’s boats operated by Mohans.

• Have the opportunity to watch unique specie of Indus Blind Dolphins, which only occur in River Indus.

• Enjoy bird watching along one of the world most famous birds’ migration route commonly known as “Indus Fly Way”.

• Meet indigenous communities living along Indus and experience their traditional rural way of life.

• Enjoy traditional local home cooked food and local fruit.

• Learn about the world largest irrigation network of River Indus and its tributaries.

• Opportunity to take lots of good photographs of wildlife, people and places.

 

Indus Dolphin Ecotourism Packages

 

Code Package Duration Activities

 

IBC-01
Half days trip for groups of family members and friends 4 to 5 hrs. Tour of barrage, dolphin watching boat cruise and picnic lunch along River Indus

IBC-02
One days trip for groups of family members and friends 6 to 8 hrs. Tour of barrage, dolphin watching boat cruise, bird watching, village tour and picnic lunch along Indus

 

IBC-03

Two days trip for groups of family members and friends One night two days Tour of barrage, dolphin watching boat cruise, Bird watching, village tour, camping along Indus, traditional dinner with bonfire and local music

 

IBC -04

Two days trip for corporate groups One night two days Tour of barrage, dolphin watching, bird watching, village tour, camping along Indus, traditional dinner with bonfire and local music. Team building and leadership games.

IBC-05
Half days trip for groups of students 4 to 5 hrs. Tour of barrage, dolphin watching boat cruise, picnic lunch along River Indus and nature study workshop.

IBC-06
One days trip for groups of students 6 to 8 hrs. Tour of barrage, dolphin watching boat cruise, bird watching, village tour, picnic lunch along Indus and nature study workshop.

IBC-07
Two days trip for groups of students One night two days Tour of barrage, dolphin watching boat cruise, Bird watching, village tour, camping along Indus, traditional dinner with bonfire and local music. Nature study workshop.

 

IBC-08

One day trip to Sukkur Barrage  6 to 8 hrs. Tour of barrage museum, tour Sathbhain Astan, dolphin watching boat cruise from Rohri to Sukkur, tour of Sadhbela Island and picnic lunch.

Note: For more details and tour rates please contact us at addresses given below. Tailor-made trips request can all be arranged on special request.

 

For more information please write to:

Team Leader

Indus River Dolphin Ecotourism Project

C/o Sustainable Tourism Foundation Pakistan

House No.5, St. No.11, Main Road, Banigala

Islamabad, Pakistan

Tel: 051-2612448, Email: stfpak@gmail.com

Website: www.stfp.org and www.indusdolphin.org

 

 

 

 

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