Quetta Tourism

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Quetta (Urdu: کوئٹہ‎, Pashto: کوټه‎, Balochi: کویته ) is the provincial capital of Balochistan, Pakistan and the ninth-largest city of Pakistan. The city is known as the fruit garden of Pakistan, due to the numerous fruit orchards in and around it, and the large variety of fruits and dry fruits produced there. The city was also known as Little Paris in the past due to its beauty and geographical location. The immediate area has long been one of pastures and mountains, with varied plants and animals relative to the dry plains to the west. Quetta is at an average elevation of 1,680 meters (5,510 feet) above sea level, making it Pakistan's only high-altitude major city. The population of the city is estimated to be approximately 1,140,000. Located in north western Balochistan near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Quetta is a trade and communication centre between the two countries. The city lies on the Bolan Pass route which was once the only gateway from Central Asia to South Asia. Quetta played an important role militarily for the Pakistani Armed Forces in the intermittent Afghanistan conflict.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Quetta, Pakistan. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. A vacation to Quetta can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Quetta*

  • Pollution Statistics in Quetta

    Know the pollution level of Quetta before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 83.93 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 79.17 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 77.08 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 85.42 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 70.45 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 90 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 71.15 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 87.5 (Very High)
  • Quetta: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Quetta for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Quetta.

    • Burglary and Theft 62.5 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 66.67 (High)
    • Car Stealing 66.67 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.17 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Quetta - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 48.18 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 70.13 (High)
    • Pollution Index 94.42 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 51.39 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Quetta

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Quetta

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.04 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 54.24 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 63.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 9.04 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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