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Zarzari Picnic Spot Ziarat (Balochistan)

 

In Ziarat City, there is a number of beautiful picnic points, which are hillsides around Ziarat City and attract a lot of visitors to Ziarat. One of them is the Zarzari Picnic spot, which is best for a one-day trip from Quetta. It gives a beautiful panoramic view of jennifer forest in the area.

About Ziarat

Ziarat is located in Balochistan at the distance of 130 km from Quetta. It is a beautiful hill station in Balochistan surrounding by mountains that receive heavy snowfall in winter, which makes it more attractive and charming. Khalifat Hill is the highest peak at an elevation of 11,400 feet in the Ziarat district. The importance of this city is due to Quid-e-Azam Residency. Quid-e-Azam, founder of Pakistan. He had spent some of the last days of his life in Ziarat. It is an attractive place for tourists due to its cool and pleasant weather, in the summer season, weather becomes pleasant in Ziarat, whereas in winter, it receives heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures. Lush green forests and gardens, cover with white snow in the winter season.

It can be accessed by a highway via Quetta and also accessible via Loralai and Harnai which have bad condition roads as well as little bit dangerous.

Ziarat is famous for the largest reserve of juniper forest also known as Sanober, which is also the 2nd largest forest in the world. It has the oldest living trees in the world, their estimated age is more than 5,000 years. In these forests, there is a number of endangered wildlife including markhors, black bears, urials, and wolves.

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  • Spring in Ziarat

    There are lot of beautiful view in Ziarat with full of lush green jennifer forest, number of running streams and fresh water springs. These fresh water springs in Balochistan, are called Karez. In Zarzari Picnic spot, you will be very close to such beauty and enjoy the closeness with streams and jungle.