Chitral Chilam Joshi Festival (11th – 16th May)

 

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 24,500

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Obscured by high mountains and across the treacherous muddy tracks, there live a people “Wearers of the Black Robes” up in the north west of Pakistan, Chitral the beautiful valley in the Hindukush range of Mountains, which always been a very important route for many invaders to south east Asia, Including Alexander the great Scythians, Mangol Changez Khan and numerous others. Between the town of Drosh and Chitral city, a head of village of Ayun on Kunar river to the Kalash Valley, where these strange yet attractive people live in three villages of Rukmu, Mumret and Biriu (called Rambur, Bumburet and Birir in local Kalashi language) , who do not even know who they are or from where they came to live a life of isolation – yet maintain and protect their beliefs, their ideology and way of living. Their ancestry is enveloped in mystery and has always remained a subject of controversy. A legend says that five soldiers of the legions of Alexander of Macedonia settled in Chitral and are the progenitors of the Kafir-Kalash Kalash women wear five large braids of and the ‘Cheo’, a black woolen homespun dress, red-beaded necklaces by the dozen, and an exceptional head piece (shaped differently in each valley) covered in cowry shells, beads and trinkets that flow down their back. Minimum 10 people are required to book this trip Cost: Rs. 24,500 per head

Tour Itinerary

 Pick up time : 11:30pm

 Pick up Location : Islamabad

– Gathering point will be mentioned later from Islamabad
  Departure for Dir

– Breakfast at Dir at a local restaurant.

– Change over to 4WD jeeps for drive to camping site.

– On arrival transfer to camp – Lunch.

– Dinner & overnight at  Camp site.

– Breakfast at camp.

– Full day enjoy festival at Rambur Valley.

– Packed lunch / Local Restaurant.

– Dinner & overnight at camp.

– Breakfast at camp.

– Full day visit of Chitral town & Birmoglasht.

– Packed lunch / Local Restaurant.

– Dinner & overnight at camp.

– Breakfast at camp.

– Full day excursion to Bamburet to enjoy Jushi Festival.

– Packed lunch.

– Dinner & overnight at  camp.

– Breakfast at camp.

– Departure for Dir across Lowari Pass.

– Dir to Islamabad by coasters.

– Hot lunch at local restaurant.

– Arrival Islamabad and dinner will be served and drop at designated place.

Day 1

 Pick up time : 11:30pm

 Pick up Location : Islamabad

– Gathering point will be mentioned later from Islamabad
  Departure for Dir

Day 2

– Breakfast at Dir at a local restaurant.

– Change over to 4WD jeeps for drive to camping site.

– On arrival transfer to camp – Lunch.

– Dinner & overnight at  Camp site.

Day 3

– Breakfast at camp.

– Full day enjoy festival at Rambur Valley.

– Packed lunch / Local Restaurant.

– Dinner & overnight at camp.

Day 4

– Breakfast at camp.

– Full day visit of Chitral town & Birmoglasht.

– Packed lunch / Local Restaurant.

– Dinner & overnight at camp.

Day 5

– Breakfast at camp.

– Full day excursion to Bamburet to enjoy Jushi Festival.

– Packed lunch.

– Dinner & overnight at  camp.

Day 6

– Breakfast at camp.

– Departure for Dir across Lowari Pass.

– Dir to Islamabad by coasters.

– Hot lunch at local restaurant.

– Arrival Islamabad and dinner will be served and drop at designated place.

Includes

  • Booked Air Conditioned Transport.
  • Food as per plan.
  • Services of a guide.
  • All kind of tolls and taxes.

Excludes

  • Personal insurances of clients.
  • Medication, evacuation and rescue etc.
  • Beverages & phone calls or other expenses of personal nature.
  • Any item not mentioned above.

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