General

Shandur Top (el. 12,200 feet (3,700 m)) located in Chitral District, Pakistan. Shandur is often called the ‘Roof of the World’. The top is flat, a plateau and can be crossed between late April and early November. The grade is very gradual, and the area is crossed by plentiful small streams during summer.

Every year there is a polo match played on Shandur Top between the home teams of Gilgit and Chitral teams from other regions.

Shandur Pass is one of the major mountain passes between Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan.

Activities

Day 01 Meet on arrival at Islamabad airport Transfer to hotel overnight at hotel.
Day 02 Drive to Swat vial Takht Bhai & Malakand pass also stop at the Churchill's picket overnight at hotel.
Day 03 Drive to Chitral via Dir & Lowari pass Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 Full day Excursion to Kalash overnight at hotel.
Day 05 Chitral to Phandar lake Overnight at hotel.
Day 06 Drive to Gilgit Overnight at hotel.
Day 07 Full day Hunza Excursion Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 Drive to Naran via Babusar pass and Lale Lalusar Overnight at hotel.
Day 09 Drive to Islamabad Overnight at hotel
Day 10 Tour of Islamabad transfer to airport for onward flight

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Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan

Gilgit-Baltistan (Urdu: گلگت بلتستان‎), formerly known as the Northern Areas of Pakistan[7] is the northern most administrative territory of Pakistan.[8] It borders Azad Kashmir to the south, the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the west, the Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan to the north, Xinjiang, China, to the east and northeast and Jammu and Kashmir to the southeast. The region, together with Azad Kashmir, Aksai Chin, Shakshagam Valley of China and Jammu and Kashmir, is disputed between India, China and Pakistan.[8][9]

Gilgit-Baltistan is an autonomous[10] self-governing region that was established as a single administrative unit in 1970, formed by the amalgamation of the Gilgit Agency, the Baltistan region and the former princely states of Hunza and Nagar. It covers an area of 72,971 km² (28,174 sq mi) and is highly mountainous.[11] It had an estimated population of 1,441,523 in 2011.[2] Its capital city is Gilgit (population 216,760 est).

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