Balochistan is the biggest province of Pakistan area wise. The province is heavenly rich with minerals, nature beauty and brave people. Balochistan is a resourceful land in all aspects. The land is a top attraction for travelers around the world.
Balochistan is divided into four major physical regions. The upper highlands of the central and northeastern areas are bounded by the Sulaiman Range and the Toba Kakar Range to the northwest while lower highlands include the eastern slopes of the Sulaiman Range and the lower ranges of the Makran, Kharan, and Chagai on the west; and the Pab and Kirthar ranges on the southeast.
In Balochistan ,due to scarcity of water, power and less transportation facilities agricultural opportunity are limited. Wheat, jowar, and rice are the major food crops, and fruits are the principal cash crops. Sheep farming is one of the major employment. The infrastructure is weak.
Balochistan is an unexplored road for metallic and non-metallic minerals. Presently, the only known minerals are:
- Iron Ore
Balochistan constitute of number of tribes are Baloch (Baloch & Brahvi) and Pashtoon.
The tribal chief is called Sardar while head of sub-tribe is known as Malik, Takari or Mir. Sardars and Maliks are members of district and other local Jirgas according to their status.
The image of province is presented hard because of its law and peace unrest. This is the reason that the attraction of province go unnoticed.
Following are the tourist attractions in this mysterious province that is Balochistan
Pir Ghayb (The Invisible Saint) Waterfalls, Bolan, Balochistan
Pir Ghaib Falls is located in Bolan . The people of Balochistan here believes in the myth of the Invisible Saint (Pir Ghaib) who was saved by the Almighty. As he was attached by the army of a wicked King’s. The Saint stuck a stick in mountain from where the water is falling till day.
Moola Chotok, Khuzdar, Balochistan
Moola Chotok is located in Khuzdar. Due to law and order situation this tourism spot is deprived of sight known as Moola Chotok in Khuzdar, Balochistan. The place is now clean of all dangers and terrorist activity and is now open to locals and tourists to go and witness the unfathomable beauty.
Quaid-e-Azam Residency, Ziarat, Balochistan
Ziarat is known for Quaid-e-Azam Residency. Founder of Pakistan. This is a beautifully design wooden cottage where he spent his last days. A perfect place to visit when you are in Ziarat.
Hannah Jheel (Hannah Lake and Urrak) Quetta, Balochistan
The Hannah Jheel is located in Quetta. This lake gives a mesmerizing effect in winters it is completely frozen. Exhibiting a true beauty of nature. This is the most visited places in Quetta and is only 18 km away from the city. There are beautiful huts along with it.
Waadi-e-Bolan – Bolan, Balochistan
Waadi-e-Bolan is a long mountain valley with blue waters running in-between the mountain stretch. In this valley first railway system of Pakistan was installed by the British regime.
Hingol National Park, Hingol, Balochistan
Hingol Nationa Par of Hingol. These mesmerizing looking mountains has rare and exotic animals including the Markhor and several others of the deer family and is surrounded by shallow blue waters. These waters increases the look of these mountains.
Kund Malir Beach, Malir, Balochistan
Kund Malir Beach is one of the most mysterious beaches and no doubt is one of the top tourist attractions in Pakistan. This is one of the economy uplift opportunity for the country.
Pir Chattal Noorani Gandhawa , Jhal Magsi, Balochistan
It is an oasis in the middle of nowhere and we can say in between of everything. It contains rare species of fishes in the water. The myth of this area is if you catch/eat one of Pir Chattal’s fishes you will die of poisoning or the fish comes out of your mouth alive in one piece this myth makes this place more interesting for tourist.
Astola Islan, also known as Jezira Haft Talar Satadip or ‘Island of the Seven Hills’ is a small unoccupied Pakistani island in the Arabian Sea. It is the largest island in Pakistan.
Jhal Magsi Desert Rally, Jhal Magsi, Balochistan
This areas is famous for its desert safari and the yearly desert rally for caters huge crowds and sponsors every year. The lovers for rally from all over Pakistan come forward to participate. The desert like plains of Jhal Magsi is the best place for off-road drivers.
Gwadar is a natural breathtaking beaches and is one of the best business opportunity. It connects Pakistan with many other countries.
Zhob Fort is a fortress and a military garrison built by the British. The fort is also known as Sandeman Fort. The Castle or “The fort of Robert Sandeman” is situated in District Zhob, Baluchistan. Zhob Is 336 km from province capital Quetta.
If you are a traveler, When are you packing your bags and leaving for Balochistan?