(February 14 to 16, 2014)




Pakistan hosts a wide range of ecosystems / habitat types and associated biological diversity due to its unique geographical and climatic conditions. There are snow covered peaks, permanent snowfields, lush green as well as barren mountains, forests, irrigated plains, riverine tracts, sand dunes and deserts and coastal areas.


Pakistan Wildlife Foundation jointly with its partner organizations and educational institutions offers an opportunity for the NATURE LOVERS in Pakistan and abroad to explore the nature and natural wealth of the Kirthar National Park in Sindh, Pakistan and observe and enjoy the outstanding scenery, natural landscape, majestic and awe-inspiring places, natural flora and fauna in their natural states.




  • Observe wildlife in Kirthar National Park including Urial, Sindh Ibex, Chinkara Gazelle, Black Buck, Red fox, Bengal fox, Indian pangolin, Crested porcupine and a number of migratory birds at Hub River and Hub Dam
  • Experience wildlife photography along mountains, rivers different lakes and wild-lands in Kirthar National Park
  • Meet and learn from eminent wildlife ecologists and biodiversity specialists of the country
  • Tracking, hiking and camping in wild-lands in in Kirthar National Park
  • Learn basic First Aid techniques and tips while camping in the wild
  • Certificates of Wildlife Photography Field Training for the participants
  • Folk music and local foods




  • Mr. Zahoor Salmi
  • Mr. Osama Ahmad Farooqi




  • Dr. Fehmida Firdaus (Sindh Wildlife Department)
  • Dr. Mansoor Ali Shah (Department of Zoology, Sindh University, Jamshoro)
  • Mr. Muhazmmad Faheem Khan (Director Karachi Zoo)
  • Dr. Waseem Ahmad Khan (Pakistan Wildlife Foundation)
  • Mr. Safwan Shahab Ahmad (Pakistan Wildlife Foundation)




25 (First come first served)


SECURITY ISSUES                 


These eco-trips are organized after consultation and permission of district governments that also provide the security staff during the field trainings.


COURSE CONTENTS              History of photography

Basics of photography

Introduction to cameras (manual and still)

            Introduction to photographic equipments and kits

Introduction of wildlife and behavior of different animal groups

Techniques for wildlife photography

Processing of the raw pictures

International organizations that purchase wildlife photographs

Basic First Aid tips


REGISTRATION FEE               For Registered Students           = Rs. 5,000/-

For Others                                = Rs. 7,000/-


The fee covers all the expenses including boarding, lodging, traveling and food




Account Title    : Pakistan Wildlife Foundation

Account No.      : 01-1887296-01

Bank                : Standard Chartered Bank

Branch             : F-6 (Super Market) branch, Islamabad


Scan the completed registration form and fee deposit slip and email at;


The completed form and fee can also be submitted to;


Mr. Shamim Fakhri (Karachi)              : Phone: 0301-2265285

Dr. Mansoor Ali Shah (Jamshoro)       : Phone: 0333-2725513

Mr. Rasheed Ahmad (Karachi)            : Phone: 0300-3379064

Mr. Zahoor Salmi (Bhalwaal)               : Phone: 0300-6063236




Registration Deadline:  Friday, February 7, 2014
Tentative Program


Wildlife Photography Field Training through Wildlife Safari

(February 14 to 16, 2014)


Day 1: Friday February 14, 2014


  • 02:00 pm          Departure from Karachi
  • 04:00 pm          Arrival at Khaar Center in Kirther National Park
  • 04:30 pm          Tea
  • 05:00 pm          Briefing about photography, dinner and night stay (Camping, folk music)


Day 2: Saturday February 15, 2014


  • 06:30 am          Breakfast
  • 07:30 am          Tracking and search for Sindh Ibex and Urial and photography
  • 10:30 am          Arrival at Hub Rivers and bird watching
  • 01:00 pm          Arrival at Khaar Center and lunch
  • 02:00 pm          Photography of Chinkara and Black buck
  • 04:00 pm          Arrival Hub Dam and photography of migratory birds
  • 06:00 pm          Arrival at Khaar Center and nidht stay


Day 3: Sunday February 16, 2014


  • 06:30 am          Breakfast
  • 07:30 am          Visit to some villages in the national park
  • 09:30 am          Tracking along mountains and photography of some reptiles
  • 02:00 pm          Lunch at some village in Kirther National Park
  • 04:00 pm          Arrival at Khaar Center,  certificates distribution among the participants
  • 06:00 pm          Departure for Karachi