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The Youth Times Travel Guide to Pir Ibrahim Waterfall—A Hidden Gem in Balochistan

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The Youth Times Travel Guide to Pir Ibrahim Waterfall—A Hidden Gem in Balochistan The geological wonderland of Balochistan never ceases to amaze us with its unique natural settings. Some of the most hostile and driest natural environments on earth are found in different parts of Pakistan’s largest province. Despite such an arid landscape, Balochistan is home to many awe-inspiring natural oases and hidden gems.

Adventure-seekers from different parts of the country visit the province of Balochistan to explore its amazing natural picnic spots. We have already written detailed travel guides on tourist attractions like Charo Machi and Moola Chotok for our readers. This time around, we have decided to take you on a virtual trip to Pir Ibrahim Waterfall.

It’s another newly discovered tourist attraction in Balochistan, which is all over social media these days – and for good reason. The amazing natural features of this hidden gem are worth the hype.

So, without further ado, let’s go exploring!

MORE ABOUT PIR IBRAHIM WATERFALL, BALOCHISTAN

Cocooned in the wilderness of Kirthar Mountain Range, Pir Ibrahim is a small village located in the Khuzdar District of Balochistan. This part of the province receives a very little amount of rainfall annually, which is why it appears to be completely barren. However, fresh streams fed by groundwater run all around the landscape, which surprisingly results in the formation of natural oases at many different points in this remote region, such as Pir Ibrahim Waterfall.

The name of this hidden paradise in Balochistan is inspired by the nearest village. Falling from the rocky ledge into the blue-shaded plunge pool, the picturesque views of the waterfall at the Pir Ibrahim picnic spot will surely leave you awestruck. Diving into the crystal clear water of this natural oasis is the best way to escape the day’s heat and feel refreshed.

Wondering how to get to this breathtaking natural attraction in Balochistan? In the next section of our blog, we have detailed everything you need to know in this regard.

HOW TO GET TO PIR IBRAHIM WATERFALL IN BALOCHISTAN
As discussed, the location of Pir Ibrahim Waterfall puts it right into the heart of Balochistan. It is located around 96 kilometers southeast of the city of Khuzdar. So, upon reaching Khuzdar, you need to take the route of the Ratodero-Gwadar M8 Motorway to reach your destination.

After covering around 71 kilometers, take a right turn for Kharkh Bazaar Road. Continue traveling for around 1-kilometer on this road. Once you cross the Kharkh Bridge, take a right turn to get onto a narrow, bumpy road. Given the lack of infrastructure, this entire route has an uneven and rocky path, which is usually suitable for 4×4 vehicles and heavy bikes. After covering a distance of almost 22 kilometers, you’ll finally reach your destination.

TRAVEL PACKAGES FOR PIR IBRAHIM WATERFALL
Keeping in view the increasing popularity of this amazing place to visit in Balochistan, different travel agencies now offer tour packages for Pir Ibrahim Waterfall. Mostly organized on weekends, these tours may cost around PKR 7,000-8,000 per head. Travelling, food, and accommodation charges are usually included in the package. Also, the availability of facilities and services may vary from agency to agency.

THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND BEFORE TAKING A TRIP TO PIR IBRAHIM WATERFALL

Here are some tips for people planning a journey to Pir Ibrahim Waterfall in Khuzdar, Balochistan.

Winters are bitter cold in the region and summers are extremely hot. This is why spring is considered an ideal season for taking a trip to Pir Ibrahim Waterfall.

There are no lighting arrangements near the tourist attraction, which makes it only suitable to be visited during the daytime. It usually gets pitch-black after the sunset.
As the picnic spot lacks proper infrastructure, there are no eateries or other facilities available for tourists. Therefore, make sure to carry all the trip essentials with you including a car emergency kit.

If you want to read more important safety tips for road trips in Pakistan, read this blog.

This brings us to the end of our comprehensive guide to visiting Pir Ibrahim Waterfall in Khuzdar, Balochistan. We hope the information we have provided you here will help you with your trip to this fascinating tourist destination in Balochistan.

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