CHITRAL–SHANDUR POLO-GILGIT TOUR

CHITRAL-SHANDUR POLO-GILGIT TOUR
05Nights / 06Days
Islamabad-Chitral-Shandur-Phandar-Naltar-Gilgit-Islamabad

Shandur Top 12,200 feet (3,700 m) located in between the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and Gilgit/Baltistan is a high mountain pass that connects Chitral to the Gilgit/Baltistan in Pakistan. Every year there is a polo match played on Shandur Top between rival teams from Chitral and Gilgit. Shandur Top is one of the four major mountain passes to enter Chitral.The others are Dorah Pass from Badakshan in Afghanistan, Lowari Pass from Dir, and Broghol from the Wakhan Corridor in Afghanistan. Gilgit-Baltistan formerly known as the Northern Areas is the northernmost political entity within the Pakistan. It borders Pakistan’s Khyber Pukhtunkhwa province to the west, Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor to the north, China to the northeast, Azad Kashmir to the south, and Jammu & Kashmir State of India to the southeast.

TOUR PLAN:

Day 01:

Morning fly from Benazir Bhutto International Airport Islamabad to Chitral by PK-660. (Subject to flight operation based on weather clearance).Arrive and transfer to the hotel by (4X4 Willy Jeep) throughout the tour. PM. City tour of Chitral and Birmoghalasht. Overnight at the hotel. (Incase of flight cancellation drive from Islamabad to Chitral directly. Overnight in Chitral). (No meals).

Day 02:

Breakfast at the hotel. Drive from Chitral to Shandur. Arrive and transfer to your tents at Shandur. (Breakfast & Dinner)

Day 03:

After breakfast watch Polo final match at Shandur Polo ground between two Polo teams. After final Polo match drive to Phandar. Overnight in Phandar. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).

Day 04:

After breakfast drive from Phander to Gilgit. Arrive and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay in Gilgit. (Breakfast only).

Day 05:

After breakfast proceed for full day excursion to Naltar Valley. Return back to Gilgit for overnight stay. (Breakfast only).

Day 06:

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning transfer to Gilgit airport for flight to Islamabadby PK-606 or PK-608. (Subject to flight operation based on weather clearance).(Incase of flight cancellation drive from Gilgit to Besham. Next day drive toIslamabad). (Breakfast only).

TOUR ENDS