Shandur Polo Festival

$3,550.00

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of Polo at the breathtaking Shandur Pass, home to the highest Polo ground on Earth. Experience the sheer passion and intensity of a traditional polo tournament between the rival teams of Chitral and Gilgit, held annually in July. This remarkable event is a true spectacle, located at an awe-inspiring altitude of 3,700m.

  • Trip Code Start and Finish
    • DP-CHT-13
    Islamabad
  • Altitude Best time
    • 3700M
    July
  • Activity Level Activity
    • Easy
    Cultural Tour
  • Duration Meals
    • 12 days
    All Meals
  • Group Size Guide
    • 1-12
    Local Guides
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Shandur Polo Festival

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of Polo at the breathtaking Shandur Pass, home to the highest Polo ground on Earth. Experience the sheer passion and intensity of a traditional polo tournament between the rival teams of Chitral and Gilgit, held annually in July. This remarkable event is a true spectacle, located at an awe-inspiring altitude of 3,700m.

But the festivities continue beyond the polo matches alone. The Shandur festival is a vibrant celebration of local culture, featuring captivating folk music, enchanting dances, and a bustling camping village. As you indulge in the festivities, you’ll have the chance to interact with the warm-hearted people of the region, who will make your experience even more memorable.

The rich history of this event dates back to 1936 when Major Cobb, a British political agent with love for polo, established the “Moony Polo Ground” near Shandur. Inspired by the beauty of playing under the radiant glow of a full moon, the ground became a testament to the enduring spirit of the sport.

Embark on a scenic journey to Shandur Pass, starting from either Gilgit or Chitral, and be prepared to be enchanted by the captivating tourist attractions. Marvel at charming villages, be awe-struck by spectacular views and encounter remarkable individuals who will leave a lasting impression on your heart.

During this unforgettable adventure, you’ll stay in comfortable tents, creating a sense of connection with nature and fully immersing yourself in the surroundings. While going through your food and logistics, you’ll embrace a sense of independence and freedom that enhances the overall experience.

This meticulously crafted itinerary is a perfect match for nature and culture enthusiasts alike. It seamlessly blends two contrasting landscapes, trailing you through the mesmerizing Hunza, Ghizer, Chitral, and Kailash valleys. Prepare to be captivated by the raw beauty of nature and the vibrant tapestry of local traditions and customs.

Take advantage of this incredible opportunity to witness the magic of the world’s highest Polo ground and immerse yourself in the cultural treasures of this remarkable region. Join us on this unforgettable journey that will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime of artistic beauty before and after the event. 

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

Trip Code:     DP-CHT-13

Festival dates: July 7-9 every year (please re-confirm dates)

Maximum Elevation: 3734 meters

Ideal trip duration: 16 nights/ 17 days (14 hotel nights & 3 camping nights) 

  • Journey through the foot-prints of Alexander the Great
  • Takht-e-Bai Archaeological Sites in Mardan
  • Travel through the scenic Sawat Motorway
  • Lawari Tunnel to Historical Chitral Valley
  • The fantastic cultural and traditional Kalash Valleys
  • The highest mountain in Hindukush Range, Terich Mir
  • Scenic trekking and hiking to the base camp of Terich Mir
  • Journey through Shandur Passes the “Roof of the World’’.
  • Explore Amazing North Pakistan

Call for general departures:

713 979 7485
The tour package inclusions and exclusions
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

PACKAGE OFFER INCLUDES

1-TRANSPORTATION

  • Airport transfers in Islamabad and Chitral
  • Domestic flights between Islamabad-Chitral-Islamabad in economy class with 20 kg checked baggage
  • Air-conditioned private transportation for one-day sightseeing in Islamabad 
  • Private transportation for one-day sightseeing in Chitral and Kalash Valleys. 
  • 4×4 jeeps/Toyotas from Chitral, Terich, for members and luggage.  

Note: Flights to Chiral are subject to weather conditions, and two flights in a week. In case of a flight cancellation, surface transfer will be provided to Chitral.

2-ACCOMMODATION

  • 14 nights’ hotel accommodation in standard hotels (4 nights in Islamabad in a 3* hotel and 3 nights in Chitral/Gilgit in a good standard tourist class hotel) on a twin/double sharing basis. 

Note: Please check the single supplement charges in case you wish to use a single room.

3-FOOD (MEALS) 

  • Breakfasts in Islamabad and entire board (three meals) elsewhere during hotel stays. 
  • A farewell dinner in Islamabad at the end of the trip.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED IN THE OFFER

Below mentioned services are not included in our package, but some of them can be provided on request in advance. Please contact DP for further detail. 

  • International air ticket & airport taxes. 
  • Visa fee for Pakistan and personal insurance 
  • Extra hotel nights & meals due to change in plan 
  • Lunches & dinners in Islamabad
  • Beverages & Laundry
  • Sleeping bags, personal clothing, and trekking gear. 
  • Tips for trekking staff 
  • Tips for hotel & transport 
  • Any other service that is not mentioned in the list of services 

TERMS & CONDITIONS 

  • All trekking members will go together in one group and come back together.  The cost will also be charged if the group splits for personal reasons. 
  • Any extra cost due to road blockade or any other unforeseen reason will be charged in addition to the normal package offer. 

Itinerary

  1. 1

    Day-1 ISLAMABAD

    Upon arrival at Islamabad Airport, transfer to the hotel. A representative/guide will be present at Islamabad International Airport to pick up the group and provide transportation to the hotel. The new airport is approximately 40-45 minutes from Islamabad City. In the afternoon, a half-day city tour will be arranged, including visits to Faisal Mosque, built in 1986, the Pakistan Monument, Lok Virsa, and a breathtaking aerial view of Islamabad from Daman-e-Koh. After the tour, we will return to the hotel overnight. Following dinner, there will be a brief session with our guide in the hotel to discuss the itinerary for the next day’s trip. Now, it is your time to relax and sleep.

    Islamabad Altitude: 1,663 ft (507M)

    Accommodation: Hotel

    Accomodation: Hotel
  2. 2

    Day-2 ISLAMABAD-SWAT

    We will leave early after breakfast. The journey from Islamabad to Swat will be an exciting and enriching experience, offering stunning countryside views and the opportunity to see some of Pakistan’s most unique cultural and historical sites. Here are some of the best places to see: This beautiful journey has stunning scenery and exciting experiences. There are some historical sites to explore and enjoy all the attractions.

    We will visit Takht-e-Bai, an archaeological site in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. It is known for its rich cultural and historical heritage and is a popular destination for tourists and history enthusiasts. Takht-e-Bai was once the site of a large Buddhist monastery and is considered one of the earliest Buddhist sites in the region. We will explore the remains of the monastery, including stupas, shrines, and courtyards. There is a stunning view of Mardan City and the surrounding area from this historical site.

    Altitude: 3,215 ft(980M)

    Traveling Time: 6-7 hours

    Accommodation: Hotel

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    Day-3 SAWAT-KALASH

    The day is full of stunning natural beauty, and there are many things to see and explore. Some of the highlights include the breathtaking Kunar River Valley, the majestic Hindu Kush Mountains, the fascinating Kalash Valley, picturesque waterfalls and rivers, and the many small villages that dot the route. It’s a great way to get an insight into the culture and lifestyle of the region. 

    This route has stunning natural beauty and many things to see and explore. Some highlights include the breathtaking Kunar River Valley, the majestic Hindu Kush Mountains, the fascinating surroundings, picturesque waterfalls and rivers, and the many small villages that dot the route. It’s a great way to get an insight into the culture and lifestyle of the region. 

    There are amazing site valleys as well that have amazing tourist attractions that are including Murughzar, Malam Jaba, Kalam, Osho Forest, and many more to enjoy holidays.

    Altitude: 5,479 ft (1670M)

    Traveling Time: 5-6 hours

    Accommodation: Hotel

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    Day-4 KALASH-SHANDUR PASS

    This morning, we will leave very early after having breakfast at the hotel. The drive took us through the beautiful city of Chitral, offering stunning views of Terichmir, the highest mountain in the Hindukush region, and its surroundings. We made a short stop in the city to see the sights before heading towards Mastuj and Shandur Pass.

    The journey from Kalash to Mastuj north of Chitral is an exciting and breathtaking experience. Along the way, you pass through incredible mountain peaks, lush green valleys, and beautiful rivers. You’ll come across villages like Boni, Meragam, Senoghor, and many more along the Yarkhun River. The journey offers incredible views of surrounding mountains such as Terichmir (7,870m), the highest mountain in the Hindukush Range, Boni Zom, Istro Nal, and other snow-covered peaks.

    Mastuj is a small town in the north of Chitral and serves as the center of Upper Chitral, as well as a junction for Yarkhun Valley and Shandur Pass leading to Gilgit-Baltistan. This incredible journey will leave you with unforgettable memories of the amazing landscape and culture of the valley.

    We will drive another two and a half hours from here to Shandur Pass. The scenery along the way is eye-catching, with beautiful villages like Harchin, Brok, and Sore Laspur. As we ascend and wind towards Shandur Pass, we’ll be treated to panoramic views. On Shandur Pass, there is an incredible scene akin to a mini-city during these three days. Thousands of people from all over Pakistan and even other countries come here to experience it.

    Altitude: 7742 ft (2,360M)

    Traveling Time: 5-6 hours

    Accommodation: Camp

  5. 5

    Day-5 to 7 AT SHANDUR PASS ENJOYING THE FESTIVAL

    The Shandur Polo Festival is celebrated every year in the second week of July. The Shandur Pass is the highest polo ground in the world and one of the most beautiful places in the region. It’s a great place for trekking and camping as well.

    These three days are full of fun and mind-blowing activities that we will enjoy from morning until late at night. We will have delicious camping meals during these days.

    We will enjoy the fantastic festival full of colorful activities like folk songs, dancing, cultural shows, and, above all, the freestyle polo matches between the Gilgit-Baltistan team. The spectators from both sides get more emotional than the players, which adds to the beauty of the matches played by the teams on the ground. We enjoy all the unique activities that are a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

     Altitude: 12139 ft (3,700M)

    Traveling Time: 7-8 hours

    Accommodation: Camp

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    Day-8 SHANDUR PASS-GUPIS

    The journey from Shandur to Gupis is an unforgettable experience. We will pass through some breathtaking villages of Gilgit-Baltistan, especially the lush green Phander Valley, which offers exciting beauty with a couple of blue-sky lakes and crystal-clear rivers. The Phander River is home to Trout Fish that flows downstream to Gilgit. We will stop for pictures and to eat along the way and have the real taste of trout fish directly from the river (you may even enjoy your own fishing as well).

    We will stay overnight at Hotel Gupis, located at the junction of Phander and Yasin Valley. It has a remarkable confluence of two rivers with stunning views.

    Altitude: 7139 ft (2,176M)

    Traveling Time: 5-6 hours

    Accommodation: Hotel

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    Day-9 GUPIS-YASIN VALLEY

    On this day we will drive to Yasin Valley from Gupis, which is one of the most beautiful places in the north of Pakistan. It has played a vital role in the history of Gilgit-Baltistan. Yasin Valley was once the center of Little Bolor during Tibetan rule from 747 to 752 BC. We will visit Yasin Fort, where some remains can still be seen, and then proceed to the stunning villages. We will also visit Mudori Fort, which has a heart-rending story. The remains of Mudori offer a great view of Yasin Valley. Exploring the villages and experiencing the hospitality of the local people is a unique and beautiful aspect of this place.

    Yasin Valley is home to several short and long trekking routes. These routes connect the east to Ishkoman and the west to Yarkhun and Broghil Valley north of Chitral, passing over the famous Darkot and Thui Pass. We will stay overnight in a hotel and enjoy a delicious traditional dinner from the Valley.

     Altitude: 8202 ft (2, 500M)

    Traveling Time: 2-3 hours

    Accommodation: Hotel

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    Day-10 YASIN-ISHKOMAN

    This is an amazing day driving through charming villages of the land of lakes, Ghizer, along the beautiful Ghizer River. The road journey offers stunning views of the surroundings. We will reach Ishkoman in three hours, check into the hotel, have a hearty lunch, and relax. The afternoon is yours; you are free to visit the surroundings. There are some fish farms worth visiting.

    Today, we will explore the fascinating Ishkoman Valley, home to several attractions. The upper Ishkoman Enmit Valley is a gateway to the Wakhan Corridor. A charismatic trek leads to the beautiful Korumbar Lake and over Korumbar Pass (4,200 m) to Broghil, north of Chitral. The villages are nestled under the shade of the Karakoram Mountains in the east and the Hindukush to the southwest. We will visit Dain waterfall, a beautiful place with stunning views of the villages and snow-capped peaks. The best part of today is visiting some of the traditional homes to experience and explore the local culture and meet the people. It will be an unforgettable day in the valley. By the afternoon, we will be back at our hotel. In the evening, we will enjoy a musical night.

    Altitude: 7545 ft (2300M)

    Traveling Time: 3 hours

    Accommodation: Hotel

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    Day-11 ISHKOMAN-KARIMABAB HUNZA

     We will drive on the Shandur Road along the crystal-clear Ghizer River, passing through the enchanting villages of Punial and Ishkoman. The surroundings are eye-catching, with villages on both sides of the river. We will visit the Kargah Buddha Rock, carved in the 7th century, near Gilgit. Gilgit serves as the administrative center of northern Pakistan. It is an amazing place with spectacular views of Rakaposhi and Haramosh Peaks. After a brief visit to the city, we will stop for lunch.

    After lunch, we will head off on the 8th wonder of the world, the Karakoram Highway, which offers stunning views of the Hunza Valley. Rakaposhi, one of the most beautiful mountains in the Karakoram range, the remains of the old Silk Road, and the collision point of the Indian Tectonic plates are the main highlights of this road journey. We will reach Karimabad, an incredible tourist destination known for its stunning beauty. The tourist-friendly people of the valley warmly welcome overnight stays in hotels.

    Altitude: 8202 ft (2,500M)

    Traveling Time: 4-5 hours

    Accommodation: Hotel

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    Day-12 KARIMABAD SIGHTSEEING

    We will start our day by visiting the fairy-tale-like castle of Baltit, located above Karimabad. This landmark was built about 900 years ago and was tentatively enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004. After lunch at a traditional Hunza home, we will visit Altit Fort and Duiker. We will witness the mesmerizing sunset view at Eagle’s Nest in Duiker, which offers an awe-inspiring view of Hunza. Duiker is situated at an altitude of 2935 meters above sea level. In the evening, we will witness the sunset view from the Eagle’s Nest and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the mountains. This place also offers superb views of Hunza Nagar. We will then drive back to our hotel for a delicious dinner.

     

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    Day-13 KARIMABAD-GULMIT UPPER HUNZA

    Gulmit is the capital of Gojal, a small village located at about 2400m, well above the flooded river. Much has changed here since the new ’Attabad Lake’ rise. There are also many superb days walks near the Karakoram Highway from Gulmit. The Gulmit Museum, filled with traditional ethnic artifacts, is housed in a room of Raja Hussain Ali Khan’s house beside the Marco Polo Inn and is well worth a visit. Old Gulmit is located at the north end of the polo ground. Here, you will find the Mir of Hunza’s summer residence, which is no longer used, the old Shia mosque with carved woodwork, the Tomb of Silum Khan III, water mills, and old houses. Drive to Passu, which offers some of the area’s best day walks and longer hikes. The village is over 150 years old and holds the grazing rights up the north side of the 56km long Batura Glacier, allowing it to support large herds of yaks, cattle, sheep, and goats, but it is less fortunate with its agricultural land.

    We will visit the Hussaini Suspension Bridge and then drive back to our hotel for an overnight stay.

    Altitude: 7874 ft (2,400M)

    Traveling Time: 2-3 hours

    Accommodation: Hotel

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    Day-14 GULMIT-CHILAS/NARAN

    Today is another fascinating day as we embark on the same route to Gilgit and then down to Chilas. Along the way, we will stop at the junction of three great mountain ranges: Karakoram, Hindu Kush, and Himalaya. Another highlight of this spot is the confluence of the Gilgit and Indus Rivers. The mighty Indus River will accompany us throughout our journey to Besham. We will also take a break at the viewpoint of the Killer Mountain, Nanga Parbat, which stands at an impressive height of 8,126 meters, making it the second-highest mountain in Pakistan and the ninth-highest in the world. We expect to arrive in Chilas late afternoon and spend the night in Islamabad.

    Altitude: 4724 ft (1,440M)

    Traveling Time: 6-7 hours

    Accommodation: Hotel

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    Day-15 CHILAS-ISLAMABAD

    A scenic journey on the Karakoram Highway to Besham, Thakot, Mansehra, Abbottabad, and finally Islamabad is full of wonders. You can witness the mighty Indus River, the picturesque Kohistan region, and many other captivating sights along the way. We will make stops en route to enjoy the breathtaking views, savor delicious snacks, and capture memorable pictures. By evening, we will reach Islamabad for an overnight stay.

    Traveling Time: 8-9 hours 460Km

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    Day-16 SIGHTSEEING IN ISLAMABAD

    Islamabad is a beautiful capital city of Pakistan with plenty of places to explore! The Margalla Hills and Daman-e-Koh are great places to take in the views and get some exercise. Faisal Mosque is a must-see for its unique design and beautiful architecture. The Pakistan Monument is great for learning about the country’s history. We will also visit the Lok Virsa Museum to glimpse Pakistani culture and heritage. There are many more places to enjoy in the federal capital during your holidays. A farewell dinner party from Discover Pakistan in a local restaurant and a goodbye session await you. Now it’s time to pack, relax, and prepare for your sweet home plane. 

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    Day 17 FLY HOME

    Transfer to Islamabad International for the homebound flight!

IMPORTANT NOTE:

We always do the best in our power to follow the set itinerary, however it can change occasionally based on temporary access restrictions, weather, lodging/campground availability, guest ability/injury, and natural disasters like heavy rains, flooding, and other potential causes. Sometimes we experience unforeseen happens to affect the plan.


CUSTOMIZE THIS TOUR

Would you like to customize this trip? We would be very happy to tailor made this experience for you and your companions. Our team is here to guide you through the process. We will take the time to listen to your aspirations, understand your travel style, and work closely with you to craft a personalized itinerary. Please click here to fill the trip information form.

Essential Information

PASSPORT AND VISA

Participants of all nationalities are required to have a valid passport with six months remaining validity and a visa for Pakistan. Visas must be applied online at https://visa.nadra.gov.pk/.

The main category is FESTIVALS and the sub-category is SHANDUR POLO FESTIVAL. You will need a letter of invitation (LOI) which our office will provide along with the requisite documents like a Discover Pakistan license copy and the National Identity Card of the issuing authority. 

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE CORRECT TRAVEL DOCUMENTS AND A VISA FOR PAKISTAN. 

VACCINATIONS

Currently, all passengers entering Pakistan require a COVID VACCINATION CERTIFICATE (fully vaccinated). Those who do not have vaccination due to medicate reasons will need a certificate from a doctor. Those entering Pakistan without a Covid vaccination certificate need to show negative PCR as well. 

You do not need to show proof of any other vaccination but highly recommend having other vaccines. 

 DRESS

In the cities like Islamabad, there is no problem if you are in Western dress but in remote regions including Skardu, you will need to have a full dress (covering your body)

LOCAL CREW

The local crew includes a licensed guide, cook, assistant cook, porter’s Sirdar, and porters. Our guides and cooks are well-experienced, strong, supportive, and friendly. They performed their duties with full dedication to facilitate our valued clients.     

  GROUP JOINING INSTRUCTIONS

The tour starts and ends in Islamabad. Discover Pakistan, a guide or representative will be at the airport to pick up the clients with the welcome signboard of Discover Pakistan.  We can also make reservations for pre and post nights if anyone arrives early or departs late. 

LOCAL TIME

Pakistan uses a one-time zone, which is Pakistan Standard Time (PKT). This is UTC+05:00 — that is, five hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

CURRENCY AND EXCHANGE

Most major currencies are US Dollar & Euro, these are easily changed in Islamabad and Skardu as well. However, the exchange rate in Skardu is not as good as compared to Islamabad. You can check the foreign currency exchange rate at https://www.nbp.com.pk/RateSheet/index.aspx. The exchange rates in the open market differ from the bank rate.

TIPS 

Tips for a guide, cook, assistant, and cook, are customary. However, it is absolutely at the discretion of clients to decide about the amount of tips.  

DEPARTURE TAXES

No departure taxes are applicable at Pakistan international airports. However, you can check with your concerned international carrier before traveling.   

Other Information

MEALS 

3 meals a day will be provided during the hotel stay except for lunches and dinners in Islamabad. There will be one farewell dinner in Islamabad at the end of the trip. 

DRINKING WATER

It is highly recommended to use mineral water in the cities and boiled/ filtered or purified water during the trekking. Do not drink running water from the rivers and streams. 

WEATHER

The weather in Islamabad is extremely hot during the summer season. You can expect a temperature between 30-40 degrees centigrade. If you travel by road to Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral expect the weather to be very hot as well. In GB and Chitral, the weather is similar to Islamabad, except 25-38 degrees centigrade. During the trekking on sunny days, expect the weather to be warm without any shade. Especially during the trek, the weather will be extremely hot on those days. It is advised to have proper sun protection in the form of an umbrella, a wide-brim hat, and plenty of sunscreens. However, the weather in the nighttime is cooler above 4000 meters, you can even expect the temperature to get down to below zero and experience snowfall. 

BOOKING & DEPOSITS

The trip can be reserved as an initial deposit of 30% at the time of booking. The initial deposit shall not be refunded but can be transferred for a future trip. 

FINAL PAYMENT

We accept full trip cost 30 days prior to the commencement of the tour. The payments are only accepted in cash/bank transfers in a bank account. We don’t accept payments through credit cards. Please do not accept any invoice which is not generated by Discover Pakistan and sent through an official email ID. 

1) Cancellations must be notified in writing to Discover Pakistan or the agent through which the trip is booked. Cancellation charges shall be levied as follows:

  1. Cancellation before 30 days or more-After a deduction of 30%, the remaining amount will be refunded. If the deposit is retained with the consent of our client no cancellation charges will be applied. The full amount will be adjusted with a future trip. 
  2. Cancellation within 2 weeks before departure –50 %  of the package offer
  3. Cancellation within one week of departure or no-show –Loss of full payment 

2) There shall be no refunds if you leave the trip for any reason whatsoever, either voluntarily or involuntarily, after the trip has begun. No refunds shall be made for any meals, accommodation, or services not utilized.

WHY BOOK WITH DISCOVER PAKISTAN?

Discover Pakistan is one of the leading Destination Management and Tour servicing company founded to meet the travel needs of explorers, researchers, mountaineers, and trekkers from all around the world. We always strive to focus on the safety, integrity, and comfort of our valued clients without any discrimination. 

Our Values 

We have a designed set of values for our company that guides us to deliver the best travel experience to our clients, these values include: 

  • Integrity
  • Communication
  • Client Safety and Security
  • Customer Oriented Services
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Customer Satisfaction

RESPONSIBILITY TOWARDS COMMUNITY 

We are aware of our responsibility towards the local communities, their customs, and the environment. Therefore, a part of our income is specifically allocated towards humanitarian activities including student support, skill development programs & micro-credit loans to women without interest, etc. Details can be provided on request. 

OUR CLIENT

We have worked with both local & foreign clients, and are proud to say that Discover Pakistan has a long list of satisfied partners and individual clients around the world. We maintain a balance between cost and quality. Our business philosophy, and the secret to our success, is “LESS PROFIT EQUALS MORE CLIENTS AND MORE CLIENTS EQUALS MORE PROFIT’

  1. What is the significance of the Shandur Pass?

     Shandur Pass is known for being the highest polo ground in the world. It hosts the annual Shandur Polo Festival, a significant attraction for locals and tourists.

  2. How long is the stay at Shandur Pass for the festival?

    The stay at Shandur Pass for the festival is for three days.

  3. What can I expect to see and do in the Kalash Valley?

    In the Kalash Valley, you can experience stunning natural beauty, explore the Kunar River Valley, witness the Hindu Kush Mountains, visit picturesque waterfalls and rivers, and immerse yourself in the unique culture and lifestyle of the region.

  4. How long is the journey from Kalash to Shandur Pass?

    The journey from Kalash to Shandur Pass takes approximately 5-6 hours.

  5. What activities can I expect during the Shandur Polo Festival?

     During the Shandur Polo Festival, you can enjoy freestyle polo matches between teams, cultural shows, folk songs, dancing, and other colorful activities.

  6. What are the main attractions in Swat?

    Some of the main attractions in Swat include Takht-e-Bai, an archaeological site, and various natural wonders such as Murughzar, Malam Jaba, Kalam, and Osho Forest.

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