Shandur is situated at an altitude of 37000 meters above sea level is famous for having the highest polo ground of world.
handur can be reached from Gilgit and Chitral. It is about 197 kilometers (122 miles) from Gilgit and 147 kilometers (91 miles) from Chitral. When coming from Gilgit to Shandur one can see the charming valleys of Gahkuch, Gupis, Phandar and many beautiful lakes. When coming from Chitral one can see the beauty of Mastuj and Surlasp valleys.
the festival begins on the 7th of july with a polo match between the local teams of chitral kpk with the guest teams coming from ghizer, gilgit baltistan.
Note: Itinerary (can be shortened or extended depending on time, weather and physical condition)
|Days||Destinations / Day by day itinerary||Accommodation|
|01||Shandur Polo Festival & Back||Shandur Polo Festival & Back||Hotel|
|03||Islamabad-Taxila-Peshawar||Gilgit Fly to Gilgit||Hotel|
|04||Peshawar-Khyber Pass- Dir||Gilgit Sightseeing of Gilgit.||Hotel|
|05||Dir-Mastuj||Gilgit-Phander Jeep to Phander Lake||Camping|
|06||Mastuj-Shandur||Phander-Shandur Jeep to Shandur Pass||Camping|
|07||Final Polo Match||Shandur Polo games, dancing||Camping|
|08||Shandur-Chitral||Chitral-Gilgit Back to Gilgit||Hotel|
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Dates & Prices
|Best Time For Climbing||Duration of Expedition||Group size||Max Altitude||Tour Package|
|07-08-09 July Every year||11 Days ISB-ISB||02-12 Members||3734meter||Depends on group Size|
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