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Tour Plan Itinerary: Chilam Joshi Festival

Step into the intriguing spectacle of colors, music, and cultural exuberance that is the Chilam Joshi Festival in the Kalash Valley of Chitral. This four-day extravaganza dances to its own rhythms on a backdrop of glistening snow-capped peaks, emerald valleys, and ancient traditions carefully preserved by the indigenous Kalasha people. Unlike any other, this festival explores harmony with nature – as people congregate around bonfires offering libations to deities for protection and prosperity.

Comprising vivacious dances by women adorned in vibrantly embroidered costumes with intricate beadwork necklaces while men showcase their prowess through traditional sport events – the Chilam Joshi Festival resonates an unparalleled Prismatic allure. Stealthy whispers of love proposals nestled deep within lively customary tunes adorning flickering nights filled with spirited dance sequences embolden Chitral’s ethos – reflecting how life in valleys bows to a syncopated chronicle.

Day 1: Islamabad Arrival

Pick From Islamabad Airport Tranfer and check in Hotel Over Night at Hotel .

Day 2: Islamabad – Dir – Chitral (430 kms/11-12hrs)

We will make an early departure from designated spot in Islamabad for Dir at the foot of Lowari Pass, preferably crossed with 4 wheel drive vehicle. Winding over the Lowari Mountain is an interesting and rewarding experience. Lowari tunnel is an alternative of Lowari pass but it’s operational for limited time of the day only. On the other side of the mountain, we again find asphalt road and arrive in Chitral in the evening and check in to hotel for night stay.

Day 3: Chitral – Excursion Garam Chashma (100kms/4hrs)

Chitral Town is dominated by the view of distant Tirich Mir, the highest peak of Hindu Kush range of mountains. River Chitral is flowing through the town and offers superb views for photography. After breakfast we will leave for Garam Chasma, a sub valley of Chitral, famous for its Sulphur Springs and Trout fish. After spending some time in the valley we head back to hotel in Chitral for a night stay.

Day 4: Chitral – Bamburet (Kalash Valley) (30 kms/2.5hrs)

After spending some time in Chitral we will leave for Kalash Valley and check in to hotel at Bamburet. Visit to Kalash graveyard and school made with the help of the people of Greece would be an interesting addition. Participants can meet and interact with community members, teachers and local kids in their traditional dresses. Night stay will be in Bamburet.

Day 5: Bamburet – Day free at Bamburet

free day to get relaxed and enjoy the breathtaking views of the valley. Kalash are an exotic feature of the region, these tribes are contrasted to rest of the country. Their culture, religion, customs and habitat is unique and interesting. Optional trip to Rambur, another typical Kalash village can be organized.

Day 6: Bamburet – Swat (220kms/ 08-10hrs)

After Breakfast We will leave early morning from Bamburet to Swat Visit swat Buddhist site Over Night at Hotel.

Day 07: Swat Islamabad-Taxila (210kms/ 08-10hrs)

After breakfast drive to Taxila visit historical site then drive to Islamabad a short city tour over night at hotel

Day 8: Islamabad-Airport drop(40kms/ 1 hrs)

After breakfast drop at airport for next destination or Continue tour for lahore.

Kalash Festivals in 2024

Kalash Valley Festival Event  DatesNo. of DaysCost/price PP
Chilam Joshi Festival (Kalash spring festival) 12 -18 May 07  days09 Night/10 Days1300$
Festival of Uchal (Kalash summer festival) – 19-25 August 07 days11 Night /12 Days1660$
Festival of Choimus (Kalash winter festival) – 15-21 December  07 days6 Nights/7 Days740$
Kalash Valley Tour – 10 days Groupe Package 2-15 Person09 Night/ 10 Days880$
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