Balochistan with an area of 205,344 square kilometers (79,284 square miles) considered to be the largest province of Pakistan according to the area and it covers almost 44% of total mass area of Pakistan. Baluchistan shares its border to neighboring countries; Iran and Afghanistan. The bigger portion of the area with population is in Pakistan territory. Baluchistan has less population as compared to other province as it holds the majority of plains and deserts that are full of minerals. The Suleiman Mountains dominate the northeast corner and the Bolan Pass is a natural route into Afghanistan towards Kandahar. Quetta is the capital city of Balochistan.
Moreover climate over there varied with the season, likewise the climate on highlands is extremely cold in winter and mild in summer whereas on the plains the summer are very dry and hot and in become pleasant in winters. Baluchistan is a high source of mineral notably natural gas, coal. Developing project are complete with every single day and due to them the infrastructure is getting better. Most importantly the CPEC project is providing ultimate opportunities for Balochistan, in every sector. Furthermore there are 26 administrative districts within Baluchistan, a number of waterfalls, stream, rivers along with the gigantic black mountains with sun dunes shall never be fade from mind if witnessed.
There are many attraction in Baluchistan that attracts many tourist, some of them are listed below:
The most important district in Baluchistan, a holiday resort, away 130km away from the capital Quetta. The valley has gigantic mountains and surrounding juniper valleys offer good opportunities for hiking and trekking, as well as various gorges. The city is also becoming popular for a taste of snowfall during the winter. Ziarat capture more tourist because of the last residency of founder Quaid e Azam Mohamad Ali Jinnah. Quaid spent his last memorable moment in the valley. The residency give more delight for the tourist who are explore the valley. Many ceremony held there on national days every year. Overall Ziarat provides a complete package of richly green forest with immense dark mountains, amazing landscape, magnificent climate g sceneries, and swirling waterfalls.
Another tourist attraction in the largest province of Pakistan is Hazargangi Chiltan National Park. The park was established in 1980 and covers the area of 325000 acres. Almost 25 kms away from the main city Quetta surrounded with Sulaiman Mountains, with desert and forest, inhabitant of many rare species of Markhors. There are also a variety of flora and Fauna in the forest notably included Pashtun Juniper, pistachio, almond, and ash trees. A must visit place while exploring the beauties of Balochistan.
Yet another amazing tourist spot in Baluchistan is Hanna Lake, almost 10 kms away from Quetta in the east. The turquoise blue water of lake makes anyone spell bound with the variety of golden fishes. Tourist thoroughly enjoy the stay within the lake there is Small Island with the flag of Pakistan. Many people enjoying boating and rafting in the lake. The immense and gigantic mountain surround the lake. The lake is best for holidays, shaded with pine trees and loveable destination for the hiker and trekkers. But with climate changes and less rainfall, the water level is deadly low and it is now dried up, cracks appear on the land. That is very alarming situation for the concern and need to be resolved at every cost.
Just another enchanting place is Astola Island formally known as Jezira Haft Talar Satadip. Situated on the shore of Arabian Sea as it is located in the port city of Pakistan Gawadar almost 700 kms away from the big city Karachi. The island is a magnificent piece surrounded with seven hills. Camping, fishing and scuba-diving expeditions are popular there with eco-tourism. A worth visiting place which you will find nowhere in Pakistan
Hence as a concluding fact it can be said that Pakistan is full of amazing landscapes and Baluchistan is one of the main province that holds awe inspiring views and landscape which connect the present from the past. Balochistan without any doubt is enrich with the most colorful culture and a strong historical background. There are many more places that can be witness while exploring Baluchistan notably include Quetta Fort, Bolan Pass, Koh e Cholistan, the monument of Princess of Hope, mountains range of Chitan and Spain karez Lake all the places will make anyone spell bound.