Shandur Polo Festival -Amazing Experiences in Tour Pakistan
Shandur is Called the “Roof of the world” Shandur invites visitors of National and International to experience a traditional polo tournament which since 1936 has been held annually from the 7th to the 9th of July at the Shandur Pass in Chitral District. in between the teams of Chitral and Gilgit. The tournament is held on Shandur Pass, the highest polo ground in the world at 3,700 meters The festival also includes Folk music, dancing and a camping village is set up.
The polo tournament is featured in the first episode of Himalaya with Michael Palin.Gilgit, Chitral and Skardu have always played the game of polo closest to its original form. In the past, local Rajas, Mirs and Mehtars were the patrons of the game.
Polo Man in Playing Game
Explore our latest Tour Pakistan
Shandur Festival Dates 2023
|Shandur Polo Festival||Wed 08 July – Fri 10 July||8:00 AM|
Shandur Festival Dates 2024
|Shandur Polo Festival||Thu 08 July – Sat 10 July||8:00 AM|