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Kalash Festival - 15 Days

We offer holidays during few of the top festivals of Pakistan that are selected based on past experience and reviews of our guests from different parts of the world including Europe and America. These festivals of Pakistan incorporated in our holidays below are culturally and historically rich. We make itineraries around the festivals to give our guests an experience of a lifetime. Our holidays during festivals revolve around sports, music, food, camping, bonfires and jeep safaris etc.

per adult from

$2,794

AUD

Duration

15 days

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  • What's included :
    • 15x Breakfast
    • 15x Dinner
    • 15x Lunch
    • Licensed professional guide
    • Islamabad city tour including all entry fees
    • All road transfers including airport transfers
    • All hotel accommodation in Pakistan (twin sharing room)
    • Forts and National Park Tickets
    What's excluded :
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Visa to Pakistan (five supporting documents will be offered)
    • International airfare
    • Personal equipment (e.g.clothes, boots etc)
    • Tips/gratuities for guides, staff etc
    • Miscellaneous (minibar, drinks, phone calls, laundry, souvenir etc)
    • Extra nights in Islamabad (hotel check in/out is 12pm)

  • Day 1: Arrive at Islamabad International Airport, Islamabad

    Pass By: Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
    On the first day of this great adventure we will start by exploring Islamabad in the afternoon. We will visit Heritage Museum to understand and explore the culture of multi nations living in Pakistan. Afterwards we will have lunch and go ahead to explore Pakistan Museum. Later, we will visit Faisal Mosque, the famous landmark of the city and then continue to drive towards the highest view point of Islamabad (Pir Sohawa/Daman e Koh). We will also explore Super Market and after a taste of traditional food we will call it a day after having a scoop of ice cream from a famous ice cream shop.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Drive to Swat Valley

    Pass By: Swat, Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
    This day we will set towards Swat which is a beautiful hill station in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province formerly known as NWFP. We will drive on the newly constructed motorway that has shortened the journey from Islamabad to Swat. Swat was a former princely state and also a center of Buddhist Civilization centuries ago. We will explore the white palace, archaeological sites of ancient Buddhist civilization and the bazar.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Drive to Chitral

    Pass By: Chitral Fort, Fort Rd, Chitral Pakistan
    Today we will set from Swat to Chitral. We will travel through the Lowari Tunnel which is about 10.4 kms long that connects Dir and Chitral. In the past before the construction of the tunnel the passengers travelled via Lowari Pass and more over the Chitral Region was disconnected from rest of the country for 6 months. We will reach Ayun this day. Ayun is the closest villages to Kalasha Tribes and also a beautiful valley to experience and explore the place. Our stay will be in the Ayun Fort that has beautiful biological gardens and its location offers a bird eye view of the valley and river. We will spend the night at the Ayun Fort.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Drive to Rumbur Valley to experience Chillam Joshi Festival

    Pass By: Rumbur Valley Rd, Chitral Pakistan
    Today we will go to Rumbur Valley one of the main villages of Kalasha Tribe to experience the Chillam Joshi Festival. It is one of the main festivals of Kalasha Tribe and it is celebrated to welcome spring in the region. We will walk to the town center to experience the unique culture of the people of Kalasha. Today we will have lunch in a local house and experience the Kalasha Food. Later in the evening we will go and stay in Bumburet.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Explore Bumburet Valley, Kalash

    Pass By: Bumburet Valley, Chitral Pakistan
    On this day we will start exploring the Bumburet Valley. We will visit the local museum. The Kalasha Graveyard and the Town Centre. Later we will join the mega festival as all the tribes will gather in Bumburet. We will dance, do photography and interact with the Kalasha Tribe and experience this unique culture firsthand. Later we will travel to Chitral and stay at night in Pamir Hotel alongside the Chitral River.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 6: Explore Chitral

    Pass By: Chitral Valley, on the northern border of Afghanistan, Chitral 17060 Pakistan
    Today we will explore Chitral Town. We will visit Chitral Fort the capital of ancient kingdom of Chitral. The region was ruled from this fort. Later we will visit Shahi Mosque of Chitral which is in the premises of the fort. We will then travel to Birmoglasht which is on the mountain top. It offers a bird eye view of the valley as well as we might have a sighting of Markhor that are indigenous to this region. We will have lunch at Birmoglasht on this day. If there is an ongoing polo match in Chitral Town we will visit the polo ground and experience the thrilling polo event. Later we will explore Chitral Bazar. We will have dinner in the hotel.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 7: Drive to Mustuj Village

    Pass By: Mastuj, Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
    On this day we will travel from Chitral Town to Mastuj. Mastuj is main village of Yarkhud Valley that borders Gilgit-Baltistan on one side and Afghanistan on the other. We will travel passing many villages of Chitral along the river gorge. Once we arrive in Mastuj we will take a walk around the village, meet and greet local village and community. We will stay in Mastuj for the following night.On this day we will travel from Chitral Town to Mastuj. Mastuj is main village of Yarkhud Valley that borders Gilgit-Baltistan on one side and Afghanistan on the other. We will travel passing many villages of Chitral along the river gorge. Once we arrive in Mastuj we will take a walk around the village, meet and greet local village and community. We will stay in Mastuj for the following night.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 8: Travel towards Ghizer District via Shandur Pass

    Pass By: Shandur Pass, Between Chitral and Gilgit, Chitral Pakistan
    On this day we will travel from Chitral to Gupis which is also known as Khalti. Khalti is part of Ghizer District of Gilgit – Baltistan Region. We will travel via Shandur Pass and drive through many villages of Laspur. We will make a short stop in Shandur where we will experience the high alpine Shandur Lake and the Shandur Polo Ground which is the highest polo ground on the planet. We will pass through high land pastures and meadows of Barsit, Langar and Teru. We will also make a short stop at Phandar Valley which is lush green and has a very beautiful still lake. Upon arrival at Khalti, we will check in to hotel and after some rest we will go to explore the nearby villages and take some good photographs on the Khalti Lake. We will have Trout Fish as one of our cuisines on this day.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 9: Drive to Gilgit

    Pass By: Gilgit
    On this day we will travel from Khalti to Gilgit. Gilgit is the capital city of Gilgit-Baltistan Region. Upon arrival we will check in to hotel and have some rest. After the lunch we will go to visit Kargah Nala and the famous Buddha Carving. Later we will go to explore the Gilgit Bazaar and will taste the “Mantu” (Dumplings). We will relax and stay at Gilgit for the night before we start the journey to the “Land of Legends” – Hunza.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 10: Drive to Hunza Valley

    Pass By: Hunza Valley, Karimabad, Gilgit Pakistan
    This day will be different and exciting as we will be travelling to Hunza. Hunza is a full package that offers beautiful scenery, glaciers, high rising mountains, lakes, culture, heritage, an international border and the 8th wonder of the world that is called the Karakoram Highway. As we start our journey on the Karakoram Highway, we will see the old silk route used for trade which was made centuries ago. We will make a stop at Rakaposhi View Point an enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and feel the breeze coming from the Mother of Mist. As we travel ahead towards Hunza we will have a view of magnificent peaks from the window seat and as we arrive in Karimabad. The view of Rakaposhi will stun every nature lover as this ultra-visible peak will glance over your head. We will visit Baltit Fort and Altit Fort this day and also explore Karimabad Market and later we will visit the famous Eagle’s Nest View Point to experience the sunset over the mighty peaks.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 11: Explore Hunza

    Pass By: Khunjerab National Park, Islamabad Pakistan Pakistan
    On this day we will travel to Northern Hunza, we will be boating on the Attabad Lake. The pristine glacial water and the color of lake with the barren mountains will leave you stunned. We will continue travelling further passing through many villages of Upper Hunza and enter Khunjerab National Park at Deh. We will experience the amazing journey on the Karakoram Highway. On our return we will stay at Passu.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 12: Explore Passu Village

    Pass By: Passu Glacier, Upper Hunza Valley (Gojal), Hunza 15750 Pakistan
    On this day we will start our day by walking around the Passu Village. We will experience people working in the field we will also visit a local house to experience the architecture and way of living of the Wakhi Community of Pakistan. We will visit Borith Lake another alpine lake with beautiful colors. We will also take a walk on the Hussaini Suspension Bridge to experience the thrill of the mountains. We will further travel to Hopper Valley and get stunned with its beauty. We will hike to Bualtar Glacier. On this night we will enjoy dances and music of people of Hunza.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 13: Drive to Besham from Hunza

    Pass By: Besham City, Besham City, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province
    On this day we will travel to Besham from Hunza. Besham is another beautiful hill station with beautiful views. We will have short stops on the way.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 14: Drive towards Islamabad

    Pass By: Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
    On this day we will travel to Islamabad from Besham. On our way we will visit Taxila Museum and ancient Buddhist sites from Gandhara Civilization. We will then continue to Islamabad which is on a distance of 45 minutes from Taxila and have our farewell dinner at Monal Restaurant.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 15: Fly to home country

    Pass By: Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
    Everything good thing has to come to an end. This is the day when we finally bid farewell to our guests and fellow members. The tour ends this day.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    It is very easy to spot our guide, holding orange placards with our company’s logo and your name on it. You must arrive at Islamabad International Airport, Islamabad. International flights normally arrive after midnight or in the afternoon. You must give us the details of your flights, both inbound and outbound at least five days prior to your arrival in Pakistan. Our staff/guide will receive you at the gates of international arrivals unless you are taking a connecting flight from another city. The guide/staff will transfer you to our partner hotel. In case you do not require airport transfer, please inform us in advance.Airports
    • Islamabad Intl Airport, Islamabad Pakistan
    Departure Time :
    5/11/2021 - 5/11/2021
    Tuesday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Apricot Tours

Activity ID: V-198415P10

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