When it comes to natural beauty, Kalash Valley and Chitral in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province are incomparable. The Kalash people, who are of Dardic origin, have maintained their unique culture and traditions despite the many challenges they have faced over the centuries.
The Kalash people believe in a pantheon of gods and goddesses, and their religious ceremonies and rituals are a colorful spectacle. One of the most important events in the Kalash calendar is the three-day festival of Uchal, which is held every year in the month of April.
During Uchal, the Kalash people offer sacrifices to their gods and goddesses, and sing and dance to traditional music. The highlight of the festival is the procession of the Kalash women, who wear brightly-colored clothes and dance their way to the main square of the village.
If you’re looking for a truly unique and magical experience, a visit to Kalash and Chitral is must.
Tour to seek the natural splendor at the rooftop of the world. Chitral is a province in Pakistan, but it is also a confluence of mountain streams and glaciers, valleys and uplands, lakes and rivers, and inaccessibility. It is a land of high mountains and deep valleys, narrow gorges and towering peaks above 24 , 000 feet.
Chitral is a historic city and is one of the most picturesque regions in Pakistan. It is situated in the North-West Frontier Province. Chitral is also known as "Queen of the Hindu Kush" due to its location on the border with Afghanistan. The people living in this region are called "Khirilchi".
The Chitral valley with its high mountains, fast flowing rivers and lush green valleys is the most beautiful of all the valleys in Pakistan. The Kalash valleys are nestled in the folds of the Hindu Kush and Pamir Mountains, where the Kalashtrian religion still survives and inhabitants continue to live as their ancestors did for centuries.
Chitral is a district in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Chitral is located about 120 km (75 mi) to the north of Peshawar at 35°32′N 70°12′E and borders with Gilgit–Baltistan to the west, Afghanistan to the northwest, and Tajikistan to the northeast. It also borders Pakistan's two largest provinces: Punjab to the south and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to the east.
The tour starts from Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan and the largest city of Pakistan. The capital is home to many of Pakistan’s most important government buildings, the landmark Faisal Mosque, the modern city of Rawalpindi and the ancient site of Taxila. Following Islamabad, we move to Chitral. Chitral is one of the most beautiful districts in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The trip covers Kalash valley and its colourful culture.
Chitral is a beautiful valley in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Pakistan. The Kalash tribe lives in the valley, and their culture is extremely unique, fascinating and colorful. The Kalash people are famous for their yearly festivals and dances, some of which can be traced back to as far as pre-Hindu times.
Chitral, the land of Kalash tribe, the roof of the world. This tour is the combined package of Chitral and Kalash tribe tour. It is a unique tour in the world. It is an excellent opportunity to travel over remote mountainous terrain and meet with the unique people of the Kalash tribe who live in the Chitral district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.