Quetta, also known as fruit garden of Pakistan, is the capital of Balochistan province, located at the distance of 691 km from Karachi. There are number of fruit orchards in and around the city, and there are large and different varieties of fruits and dry fruits produced there. Due to its geographical location and scenic beauty, it was also known as Little London in the past. It has a border with Afghanistan, so treated as hub of trade between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Its landscape is composed by mountains with average elevation of 5,510 feet and dry plain in the west side. There are different types of plants and animals in the region. There are series of small river valleys, surrounded by hills named as Chiltan, Takatoo, Murdar and Zarghun.
Main Locations in Quetta
Bolan Pass connects the central Asia and south Asia. It has historical background, it was the main gateway to cross the region for invaders, traders, and nomadic tribes.
Hanna Lake is one the beautiful lake in Quetta at the distance of 20 km from Quetta Railway Station via Quetta Road, and turns left on Hanna Lake Road, near Urak Valley. Surrounding hills provies an bird eyeview of the Quetta city. Lake has very...
Hazarganji Chiltan Park
Hazarganji Chiltan National Park is located in Mastung district near Quetta in the Hazar Ganji and Chiltan range of Sulaiman Mountains at a altitude of 3200 meters at the distance of 20 km from Quetta main city. Natural lovers or researchers can...
Pir Ghaib Waterfall
It is a beautiful waterfall and a picnic point located at the distance of 90 km from Quetta Railway Sation on Quetta Jacobabad Road in the barrain terrain of region. The water is coming down from rocky mountain side splitting into many streams and...