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Zhob Valley

Click Here to EnlargeZhob is a picturesque valley known for its beautiful mountains, treks and archeological sites. It starts from the Muslim Bagh (7500 feet) and ends at the Afghan boarder Fort Sandeman (10000 feet). It expands beautiful, breathtaking views throughout the valley. With an abundance of fruit orchards there is one dangerous little thing found amongst them, and that is, the scorpion. In the month of April the flowers bloom and you'll be able to see an extraordinary site with flowers and snow together.

Zhob valley starts from Muslim Bagh, which is the center of Chromate Mines and is located 96 kilometers north east of Quetta. Coming to Muslim Bagh and not visiting the chromate mines is a waste of tour. The Muslim Bagh is known as an Oasis of Orchards. Yet another place to see in Muslim Bagh is Asia's highest Railway Station Kanmehtarzai Pass, which is on the road, that connects Fort Sandeman with Bostan.

Click Here to EnlargeRana Ghundi is an archeological site having mounds from which remains of a culture have been found with affinities spread to the Hisar culture of North East Iran dating back to 3500 BC. Red Pottery has also been found, which is estimated to belong to a period earlier than the Indus valley civilization. Fort Sandeman (10000 feet) above sea level is at the Afghan Pakistan border and is sorrounded with beautiful scenery. Sheenghar (Green Hill) at this height is covered with Pine forest and is the best area in the valley to shoot Chakor.

Qila Saifullah is the seat of the famous Jogezai family located on the ancient Carvan routs. It is famous for its Apples, Pistachio Nuts, and some beautiful scenery spots. Its community is known to be the earliest agricultural community in the Indo Pak Subcontinent, which flourished at the beginning of 3000 BC. The climate here is heavy, but enthrillingly seductive for adventure travelers!

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