Gorakh Hill – Highest PakPeak of Sindh

Gorakh (Sindhi: گورک‎), (Urdu: گورکھ‎) is a Hill Station of Sindh, Pakistan. It is situated at an elevation of 5,689 ft (1,734 m) in the Kirthar Mountains, 94 kilometres (58 mi) northwest of Dadu city.

The name Gorakh is derived from the Brahvi language in which, word “Gurgh” means Wolf and that Balochi language word “Gurkh” is later dialectic adaptation of Brahvi language word Gurgh meaning wolf.

Gorakh Hill Station is situated on one of the highest plateaus of Sindh, spread over 2,500 acres (10 km2) of land.

Gorakh’s elevation gives it a special climate, with sub-zero temperatures during winter and generally below 20 °C in summer, with about 120 mm of average annual rainfall.

The Government of Sindh is in the process of constructing a new road from Dadu to Gorakh Hill. There is a new rest house for visitors on the hill. Tourists can arrange their own transport from Sehwan Sharif to the hill station.


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