CHITRAL

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4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS

Description

Chitral, also spelled Chetrar and interpreted as field, is the administrative centre of the Chitral Area, situated on the west bank of the Chitral River, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. Chitral Valley at an elevation of 1128 meters has Afghanistan on its North; South and West. It is encircled by the Wakhan, Badkhshan, Asmar and Nooristan part of Afghanistan in the north, west and south-west. On its southern boundary lays Dir. Within the east lays Gilgit and Swat,  the thin strip of Afghan area, Wakhan, separates it from Tajikistan.

The recorded evidence of Chitral commences with the Tibetans invading Yasin Valley in early on 8th century AD, accompanied by the Chinese and the Buddhists in 900 AD. Later, the Kalash also ruled Chitral for many years. The culture of Chitral bears traces of Greek, Iranian, Tatar and Turkish affects because of its unique location and historical links with Central Asia and European countries. The Chitrali people call the land of Chitral "Kho" and their called Khowar.

Located exquisitely within the mighty Hindukush hill range, Chitral is a valley which stands among the many wonderful that Pakistan hosts. Chitral not only gets the beauty to vend itself as a traveler hub, but also has rich cultural traditions which increase its value. The positioning is definitely significant in a historical point of view as much invaders exceeded through it to attain South East Asia. Chitral offers several attractions such as one of world's highest peaks, lush inexperienced valleys along with several glaciers. Travellers can reach Chitral through various Places, Shandur Pass, and Lowari Pass and  by air. Chitral hosts numerous glaciers which provide trekkers a great possibility to explore and gratify their dependence on adventure.

Chitral is a pleasant place. It really is filled with amazing views throughout. You can enjoy; mountaineering, climbing, hiking, and walking on a numerous places all over the Chitral. It really is a location for adventurers and the ones searching for peace at exactly the same time.

Chitral is beautiful city of Pakistan better known for its most eye-catching places like:

Chitral Museum

Among the prime sights of Chitral is its renowned museum which contains massive impact due to its rich traditions. Chitral Museum with antiques, weaponry and other things from the old times of monarchies provides great understanding of background and culture of Chitral and Kalash people.

Chitral Fort

A significant fascination in Chitral is its renowned Fort whose record dates back to many years.  The Fort hosts exceptional structures and show situations  that was found in wars ages previously.

Chitral Top

It really is a pile top, which attaches Chitral to Dir. It really is one of the four major goes by to visit Chitral and it brings about other areas as well.

Shahi Masjid

Chitral retains another marvel of record, the Shahi Masjid. The structure of the building portrays the strong and abundant traditions of Chitral, by the Mehtar of Chitral. It had been built by Shujaul Mulk, the Mehtar of Chitral (1895 - 1936). The mosque is well-known for its strong and social architectural style.

Garam Chashma

The Hot Springs which can be popularly known as Garam Chashma are a distinctive interest. Located 45 kilometers from the main Chitral city, the hot springs have been a significant tourist attraction because of the natural healing forces. The area is also well-known for valuable rocks, trout seafood and clean environment.

Ayun Valley

Ayun valley is bounded by mountains and the stunning Bumberet River, The lush green marvelously beautiful and the most favorite among visitors for its natural splendor; the Ayun Valley can be found between Chitral Town and Kalash. It really is sited at the lender of River Chitral. Folks of Ayun Valley are inviting and cooperating like people in other areas of Chitral.

 Kalash Valley

The Kalash valley of Chitral is positioned in the southern gorges of the Hindu Kush mountain range in Pakistan's KPK Province. The valley reveals a 380 km boundary with Afghanistan in the north and western, and the Central Asian areas of Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kirghizstan are often accessible from the region. Towards the east lies Gilgit, to reach China's Xinjiang Autonomous Region across the renowned Karakoram Highway.  There will vary theories about the foundation of the Kalash, However, it is made that the Kalash migrated to Chitral from Afghanistan in the next hundred years B.C.

Itinerary

Day 1:   Pick up point Rawalpindi / Arrive at Islamabad Airport, meet the local representative and drive through Motorway 1,  Mardan , Dir and  head towards Chitral after Crossing Lowari Top, arrive in Chitral ,   Check - in and Overnight stay at local Hotel.

Day 2:   Open buffet breakfast, Prepare for the day excursion, visit  Chitral Museum , Chitral Fort -a significant fascination in Chitral , Shahi Masjid - the building portrays the strong and abundant traditions of Chitral, by the Mehtar of Chitral, Garam Chashma - Hot Springs which is popularly known as Garam Chashma are a distinctive interest, overnight stay at Chitral hotel.
Day 3:   Open buffet breakfast, Prepare for the day excursion for Ayun valley is bounded by mountains and the stunning Bumberet River, The lush green marvelously beautiful and the most favorite among visitors for its natural splendor; the Ayun Valley can be found between Chitral Town and Kalash.
 Day 4:  Open buffet breakfast,  prepare for the day excursion  to  Kalash valley  in the gorges of the Hindu Kush mountain range to explore local traditions and  overnight stay at hotel. 
Day 5:  Open buffet breakfast,  Prepare to drive back,  check - out ,   transfer & final departure for Rawalpindi / Islamabad.

Location

Terms & Conditions

  • Duration: 04 - Night (s) / 05 - Day (s) (accommodation , twin share basis)
  • Group Size: Min 02-people
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast
  • Airport  transfers to/from Hotel
  • Entrance Fees / Tool Taxes / Charged Car Parking at sightseeing sites.
  • Guided tours.
  • Experience the  BBQ dinner / bone fire.
  • Photo opportunities and sightseeing.

 

What’s not included

  • Audio guides
  • Tips and Porterage/ Bakhshes, etc.
  • Cable Car / Chair Lift Tickets / Entry tickets, etc.
  • Return Airline / Railways /Bus  fares

Please  Note:-

  • Package price is on twin sharing of hotel accommodation, any difference due to  Non -availability or  New Year, Winter & Summer  Holidays , peak season is applicable and will be charged accordingly. 
  • 50% payment at the time of booking
  • Children under 10-years age, 25% DISCOUNT apply.
  • Two week notice for arranged booking / trips.

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