Balochistan is the largest province of Pakistan which comprises of about 44% of Pakistan’s land. Mainly it consists of wild, rugged, and sparsely populated deserts and mountains and is considered to be the most underestimated province of Pakistan. But, in reality, Balochistan is home to some of the most beautiful places in Pakistan.
Beautiful Places in Balochistan
Given below is the list of some places in Balochistan which will surprise you with their immense beauty.
1) Moola Chotok, Khuzdar
The village of Moola is about 80 kilometers from Khuzdar and is a small valley situated at about 1,237 meters above sea level. It has very beautiful waterfalls which are surrounded by vigorous greenery and tall cliffs. This place is renowned for its massive mountains, textured rocks, bubbling streams, and hot springs which give the visitors a very delightful surprise. Moola Chotok is considered one of the most beautiful places in Balochistan.
2) Pir Ghaib, Bolan
Pir Ghaib Waterfall of Balochistan is located near the famous Bolan valley. It is around 70 kilometers away from Quetta. Pir Ghaib Waterfalls is a worth-seeing tourist destination which is a magnificent spot in the whole arid zone. Pir Ghaib Waterfalls of Balochistan is basically a cascade waterfall and two separate waterfalls which are flowing into a larger clear and blue pool of cool water. Pir Ghaib Waterfalls of Baluchistan is known to flow in the sterile zones of the Bolan Valley, giving an awe-inspiring view to the tourists.
3) Hingol National Park
Hingol National Park is the largest park in Pakistan. It is located on the Makran coast approximately 190 kilometers from Karachi. Hingol is known to support a wide range of wildlife in addition to a variety of bird species. One reliable source informed that the park has been an excellent habitat for wild animals including over 3000 ibexes, 1500 Urials, and more than 1200 Chinkara, besides a number of residents and many migratory birds, which makes it one of the largest wildlife parks in Pakistan.
Do you know: World’s largest deep sea port is Gwadar. (Source: Blush)
4) Princess of Hope, Gwadar
The Princess of Hope, one of the historical places of Balochistan, is a mountain which is 740 years old and is located near Gwadar. The name Princess of Hope was given by Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie on her visit to this area. It resembles the Egyptian Sphinx but has a spectacular view of its own.
5) Kirthar Mountains
The Sulaiman-Kirthar Mountain Ranges lie between Balochistan Plateau and the Indus Plain. These mountains rise to an average height of 600 meters that decreases southward. These mountain ranges have beautiful parks and waterfalls which provide a heavenly sight to the visitors.
6) Khojak Pass, Chamman
Khojak Pass is an amazing water-clogged passage. It separates Pakistan from Afghanistan. It is not a very common tourist spot as not many can get here easily but the ones who do are left awe-inspired because of the mesmerizing beauty of this area.
7) Astola Island, Gwadar
Astola Island, which is also known as Jezira Haft Talar Satadip or ‘the Island of the Seven Hills’, is a small uninhabited Pakistani island located in the Arabian Sea. It is the largest island in Pakistan and is considered to be the epitome of the natural beauty of Balochistan.
Do you know: Gwadar is one of the few planned cities in Pakistan, which have been developed from scratch under an urban master plan. Before development, the town was only a fishing village. (Source: Wikipedia)
8) Urrak Falls, Quetta
The Urrak falls are also known as the younger sister to the Hannah Jheel Quetta. It is mentioned together as Hannah Urrak. This place is a fathomable vacation spot for the people of Quetta and around and is also lovable for the food it offers.
There are so many beautiful places in Balochistan province with immense natural beauty that attracts a great number of tourists every year.
The man-made Hanna lake, located near Quetta is ranked as one of the most beautiful lakes of Pakistan and the jewel in the crown of beautiful Balochistan.