Gwadar lies on the Arabian Sea coast of Balochistan Province in southwestern Pakistan. It is strategically located between three increasingly important regions: the oil-rich Middle East, heavily populated South Asia and the economically emerging and resource-laden region of Central Asia. The Gwadar Port is expected to generate billions of dollars in revenues and create at least two million jobs.
Places to Visit in Gwadar
Hingol National park– Cruising on the coastal highway approximately 190 km from Karachi you will come across Hingol National Park the largest in Pakistan. You can observe wildlife in its natural habitat and there is even a natural underground Hingol river where you can swim.
Kund malir Beach– A must see place. It is the beautiful desert beach near Hingol, some 145km from Zero-Point on Makran Coastal Highway. It lies next to the huge mountains and together it give a wild look to the place. Enjoy the desert safari and breathtaking view of the desert.
Buzi Pass– Travelling on the Makran costal highway about 6 km away from Kund Malir one would be struck by the sublime beauty of the smooth road of Buzi Pass as it snakes its way through the mountain. Sitting in a car on the Buzi Pass one can enjoy the vast blue water of the Arabian Sea on one side, then turn your head and marvel at the grandeur of majestic mountains on the other side. When you look at the lofty peaks along the coastal highway you will observe the princes of hopeand lion of Balochistan.
Ormara Beach– is one of the most beautiful long beach around the edge. Amazing blue Green beaches, Golden sand, and incredible natural beauty and fauna makes it worth a visit. Stay at the beach hut at Ormara Beach Resort city.
Hammerhead: You will be amazed once you visit Hammerhead and it is totally natural formed by the eruption of mud volcano. Hammerhead provides a spectacular view of the Arabian Sea on its southern side and a breathtaking view of the Gwadar city on its north.
Gwadar Port: Gawadar port recently been very important by initiation of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). It is country’s only largest seaport situated on Arabian Seain the province of Baluchistan. It connects Pakistan to all major trading spots, providing it with a major strategic importance. Providing on of the most beautiful view of the Arabian Sea with clear water, it is now attracting tourists from all over the world as well as potential business deals that are leading to the development of the port.
Princess of Hope: Located in the largest national park of Pakistan, princess of hope is another one of the major tourist attractions. People believe that the formation was man made however history claims that it was carved in the same way as the sphinx and the hammerhead- through the eruption of the Mud Mountains that covered the regions.
Desert & Dunes Bashing: Like Dubai sand dunes, just across the Arabian sea one can still have an ample chance to do dunes bashing in the semi desert of Baluchistan.