Islamabad - Chitral - Hunza - Skardu tours
Chitral is border town of Pakistan, chitral cultural and tradition is attracting thousand visitors every year. Highest free style Polo shandow is also situated in chital. In summer season visitors number is increase because the high pass road (Shandur Pass 4000m) open from Gilgit Baltistan site so cross provincial tourism activities help both site peoples,
The culture of the Kalash people is unique and differs in many ways from the many contemporary Islamic ethnic groups surrounding them in northwestern part of Pakistan. They are polytheists and nature plays a highly significant and spiritual role in their daily life. As part of their religious tradition, sacrifices are offered and festivals held to give thanks for the abundant resources of their three valleys. Kalasha Desh (the three Kalash valleys) is made up of two distinct cultural areas, the valleys of Rumbur and Bumburet forming one, and Birir Valley the other; Birir Valley being the more traditional of the two
The three main festivals of the Kalash are the Chilam Joshi in middle of May, the Utchal in autumn, and the Chaumos in midwinter.
All year these communities have many small cultural and religious event.
Islamabad- Chitral Bumburat the center Kalash Valley
Eerily in the morning you will drive to Airport to fly Chitral. Lunch at chital and after lunch you will visit the police station for registration. After Registration visit the famous mosque of the city and the local market. Drive to Bumburat valley .On arrival transfer to hotel. After lunch visit the village, in the evening back to the hotel and enjoy local food with local win.
Festivals in Bumburat Valley
You will start two days religious and cultural event in this valley. You will stay in a local Kalash guest house in the village. So all the day, you can join and enjoy the activities, to attend the last day of the festival, and stay in a local house
Bumburat – Garamchma
Drive to Garmchasma. On arrival transfer to hotel. After short break visit visit visit the shrine of Nazir Khusrow , who came from Afghanistan to this region to parch Ismailia Muslim . In the evening enjoy the hot spring hot spring water. Overnight in Hotel
Garamchma – Mustuj Valley. 6-8 Hours
Today you will drive back from Garamcham Valley to Chital and the same day you will drive to upper chital valley, where you will stay in PTDC hotel, on the way you will enjoy small town, rivers and different kinds of Mountains. Overnight stay in Mustuj
Mustuj-Phander 4-5 Hours
Today you will cross the border between two provinces; KPK and Gilgit Baltistan. You also visit the famous polo Grand which is call shandur (4500m).Every year in July more than 10 polo team playing polo. After lunch on the top you will drive to Phander which is really impressive valley. You will stay in PTDC hotel and enjoy the lovely evening.
Phander – Austor Rama
Eerily in the morning drive to Rama Astor. Lunch at Gilgit .On the way you will see the second heights mountain Naga Parbat 8125m high. Lunch in Gilgit or Astor city and short visit of the market and drive to Rama lake, you will stay overnight in Wazir Guest House Rama .
Rama Astor – Deosai Pass- Skardu
Today you will cross Deasia pass the roof of the world. You need to keep lunch boxes with you, when you will reached the top you will enjoy the cold water and the lovely view of deosai plan. After short rest you will drive to Skardu. Before skardu you will stop in Satpara lake. On arrival you will transfer Shigar serina
Skardu- Shigar Valley and Baldur Valley
After breakfast you will drive to Baldur valley and can visit Baldur fort. Visit old village which is 900 year old. Then Drive to Braldu Valley. Drive back to Baldur town In the evening visit Skardu market. If possible visit Satpara lake. Overnight in serina Shigar hotel.
Shigar – Khaplu
After breakfast drive to Khaplu, on the stop for pictures, on arrival transfer to hotel. After lunch visit Mosque and village and community. Overnight stay at Khaplu Fort.
Drive to Skardu, on arrival check in your hotel and after lunch visit Satpara lake and back to explore Skardu city. Overnight in Hotel
Skardu – Islamabad
Fly back to Islamabad End of the tour