When it comes to cave exploration, Pakistan is actually home to some really stunning caves worth exploring for their unique geological formations and historical significance. Check out some amazing caves you can explore in Pakistan itself:
Khewra Salt Mines
A highly popular Located in the Punjab province, Khewra Salt Mine is one of the world’s oldest and largest salt mines. It features an otherworldly landscape with intricate salt formations, underground salt ponds, and beautifully illuminated chambers. The mine also houses a mosque made entirely of salt.
Balochistan province in Pakistan is known for its remarkable cave systems. The caves in Hingol National Park, such as Kund Malir and Sphinx Caves are known to have a striking rock formation and rugged beauty which are worthy of being seen up close.
Thar Desert Caves
Some people don’t know this but in the Thar Desert of Sindh province, you can find fascinating underground caves formed from centuries of wind erosion. Some caves are adorned with ancient petroglyphs and inscriptions, adding to their historical significance.
Katas Raj Temples
While they are largely known as Hindu temples, the Katas Raj complex in Punjab also features a series of ancient natural caves that add to the religious and historical importance of the site.
Pir Ghaib Waterfall and Caves
Situated near the Bolan Pass in Balochistan, Pir Ghaib is a captivating waterfall surrounded by mesmerizing limestone caves. The area has a mystical appeal and is a popular spot for nature enthusiasts.