Pishin Valley is about 50 kilometers off from Quetta, located within the North-West of Balochistan, Pakistan. it’s famous for its vast fruit orchards and rich history. The valley is blessed the fertile land and various forms of crops, fruits and vegetables are grown there. Pishin Valley could be a hub of horticulture and agriculture in Balochistan, Pakistan.
The name â€œPishinâ€ originated to a son of the Emperor Afrasiab. The history of Pishin is no known until the 13th century A.D. it had been discovered only in 1221 A.D that Kandahar (now a Province in Afghanistan) and it ruling areas are captured by the Mughals. Kandahar Province was ruled by Mirza Kamran (the brother of Humayun) from 1530 and after his death in 1556, Kandahar was condemned by a Safavid king of Persia. the realm remained under Persian rule until 1595, when Mughals recaptured it again. In 1622 Kandahar was again in check of Safavid Dynasty through Shah Abbas, who was adorned the title of Sher Khan.
At the tip of the 17th century, Brahvi Tribe took charge of both Quetta and Pishin and Mir Ahmed reigned over the realm from 1666 to 1696. Mir Wais took over Kandhar in 1709 and this was the time when the history of Pishin-Brahvi was accomplished. In 1725 Pishin has been annexed by Mir Abdullah but in 1733 Shah Hussain Ghilzai intruded into Pishin and dethroned Brahavi Tribe and made it a garrison. While moving ahead, he crossed the Ghaza Bund and took the control of Quetta also.
Quetta, likewise as Pishin, was handed over to British government in April 1883, as one social unit. In 1975 Pishin was separated from Quetta and given the status of a section.
The Pishin Valley could be a place of festivity, colorful harvesting programs and other cultural events. Folk-dance, songs and cultural shows are part and parcel of the Carnival. In spring, blooming flowers and refurbishing of trees gives a splash of colors to the Pishin Valley. Nomads travel across the valley within the autumns and within the spring with their herds of sheep and camels. They rear the cattle especially for business like sale, milk, meat, skin, wool and plenty of other things. It adds charm and sweetness within the lives of Pishin Valley inhabitants.
Pishin Valley becomes one amongst the foremost asked for Tourist attractions in Balochistan. Bund Khushdil Khan could be a 5 kilometres long and a pair of kilometres of width, tank and is one amongst the wonderful sites. Its water source is rainfall and snow-fall and a favorite spot for duck-hunting. there’s a spring called â€˜Karezâ€™ and it’s constructed completely by hand. This manufactured spring is formed for the irrigation to the terrene.
Tourists can participate in horse-jumping, tricky horse-riding, tricky motorbike-riding and dare-devil motor-car-driving. there’s a remarkable and significant event of dog and hare race. it’s held often within the harvesting festival.
Pishin Valley produces very best quality of apples, grapes, plums, peaches and apricots.
Apart from fruit, it’s famous for its mutton dish referred specially made with fat of lamb, and Rotis are freed from cost. Among the opposite delicacies are Sajji and Landhi (whole dried lamb).