Ziarat is located in Balochistan at the distance of 130 km from Quetta. It is a beautiful hill station in Balochistan surrounding by moutains which receives heavy snow fall in winter, that makes it more attractive and charming. Khalifat Hill is the Highest peak at an elevatin of 11,400 feet in Ziarat district. The importnace of this city is due to Quid-e-Azam Residency. Quid-e-Azam, founder of Pakistan. He had spent some of last days of his life in Ziarat. It is an attractive place for tourists due to its cool and pleasant weather, in summer season, weather becomes pleasant in Ziarat, whereas in winter, it receives heavy snowfall and freezing temperature. Lush green forests and gardens, cover with white snow in 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 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 forest, there are number of endangered wildlife including markhors, black bears, urials and wolves.