|5 Days||“I can't think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a region of adventure where you are ignorant of almost everything.”
18-21st April 2019
It may be once a lifetime opportunity for domestic and international tourists to join the mountain people of Hindukush region to celebrate a wonderful event on arrival of the spring season in the diversity, marginality, difficulty of access, fragility, niche and aesthetics mountain environment.
Jashan-e-Qaqlasht is an annual festival celebrated over the period of 2000 years on arrival of the spring season in the mountain regions.
It is just like the famous Shandur Polo Festival, there are many events happening at an outstanding scenic location. It represents a true reflection of culture, tradition, civilizations and heritage of mountain people, and the way of life they are living with without modern lifestyle and facilities may be the happiest people on the planet. If you have the passion to see the real happiness of life, this is the right best time and right place to see “This part of the world as an amazing place, so why people are happier?)
The Jashan-e-Qaqlasht features traditional sports and cultural events of the surrounding local communities at the flat terrain at District Headquarter of Upper Chitral Bunni- about 75 kilometres from District Head Quarter Lower Chitral town and approachable by a smooth drive of two hours. When early spring sweeps through the valley, this Plateau type of plain transforms into a gorgeous picnic resort with a carpet grass and tiny yellow flowers stretched miles and miles that attracts a great number of people from
different parts of the country and aboard. The activities of the festival includes, traditional polo matches, Football Cricket, Table Tennis, VolleyBall, Paragliding, Zip Lining, Rock climbing Skate shooting, Tug of war, musical night, traditional dances and verities of cuisine cooked in a style and characterized by distinctive ingredients, techniques and dishes are representing the specific culture and geographic region.
Adventure travellers want to discover nature and culture through exciting experiences and physical activities, to do so; safety is a key aspect of our adventure tourism in the mountain terrine of Chitral with consideration of adding wellness and transformative elements to adventure trips. Make sure to select the best tour company and travel consultant to ensure your safety, security and wellbeing throughout the adventure tour to enjoy the once in lifetime learning and experience. Qaghlasht itinerary and costing.
|Day 1||Islamabad/Rwp/Pew to Chitral Overnight at Chitral Guest House|
|Day 2||Chitral to Qaghlasht fully day exploration Overnight community house or camp in Qaghlasht.|
|Day 3||Full day event participation( 2 nights 0ne day) Move back to Chitral for the overnight stay at Chitral Guest House.|
|Day 4||Kalash full day exploration and return to Chitral Full day excursion to Kalash valley and o/n at Chitral Guest House.|
|Day 5||Chitral to Tumalgira – and destination End of services|
- AC transport Islamabad-Rwp and Peshawar Pick and drop at Dir
- 4 day Jeep Safari from Dir to Dir
- 4 Nights hotel /camp say at Chitral Kalash and Qaghlashat.
- Camping equipment
- Quality Meals (4 Breakfast, 5 Lunch,4 Dinner)
- Services of a guide
- Road tolls
- Basic first aid
Services not included:
- Anything of personal nature
- Cost for rescue or in case of emergency
- Travel insurance
- Anything not mentioned above
- No entry tickets
Essentials to Bring
- Warm jacket (Better if Rainproof)
- Warm gloves
- Warm trouser
- Water bottle
- Grip joggers
- Medicines if required.
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