Pakistan international travel guide

Landscape view of Pakistan

Pakistan πŸ‡΅πŸ‡°

Pakistan is part of Asia with main city at Islamabad. It's usually 🌀️ 10.24 °C in Pakistan with a rainfall of 🌧 25.39 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Pakistan. Internet speed in Pakistan is on average 2.1 Mbps. In Pakistan you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a population of 194M people. The main currency is Pakistan Rupee. The languages spoken are English and Urdu. Automatic teller machines are rare in Pakistan. Current travel safety advice is Reconsider your need to travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~10.24 Β°C Β  🌧 ~25.39 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 194M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Reconsider your need to travel

We've reviewed our travel advice for Pakistan. We haven't changed our level of advice. Reconsider your need to travelΒ to Pakistan due to the security situation and high threat of terrorist attack, kidnapping and violence. Higher levels apply in some parts of the country.

issued date: February 17, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Pakistan uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type D.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are English and Urdu

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Pakistan uses the Pakistani rupee (symbol: ?), code PKR.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20 and 10 rupees. Rupee is subdivided into 100 paisas. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 rupees.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Pakistan. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Pakistan. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small β€˜extra’ tip.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Pakistan is on average 2.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Pakistan is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 1,442.17 PKR, which includes 20 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Jazz, Telenor, Ufone or Zong. Pakistan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Pakistan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Pakistan, dial +, then 92 (the country code for Pakistan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Pakistan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 21 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Pakistan you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on motorways, 40-70 km/h (24-43 mph) in all built-up areas and 60-100 km/h (37-62 mph) on undivided highways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

102

Ambulance

103

Fire department

101

Useful Information
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Last updated: February 12, 2020