North-West Frontier Province Local Customs

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North-West Frontier Province Local Customs

  • Hand Shakes & Hugs

    Peshawar Local Customs

    Meet people by shaking hands (not necessary for female foreiners). Tipping averages between 10 to 20% of the bill depending upon the service. Lady travellers should avoid travelling in shorts or any other brief outfits. Try to get a 'Shalwar Kamiz' (local dress). If you visit a place, take some candies for kids and the people will love you for...

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  • Do not shake hand with women

    Naran Local Customs

    Do not shake hands with women as they do not like it. They would get away from you even if you try to talk with them. Don't even try to take their photograph as they feel offended and your camera might be taken away by their men. These men are very agressive and you might get in trouble so be aware.

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  • Dress Properly

    Nathia Gali Local Customs

    You must dress properly. Locals would not be happy if you not dress properly. Considering you as guest , they might not say any thing to you but in reality then feel very uncomfortable with that. You should cover your body parts. Sleeveless shirts and shorts are not welcomed at all.

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  • Bazaars

    Peshawar Local Customs

    As I left my hotel, I noticed a guy running after a rickshaw that had these carpets on top. I though, how strange, and paused to watch. THen a couple more guys joined in, and I figured no way could someone make a getaway in a rickshaw. I was right and the rickshaw turned around and parked outside a shop. A big crowd formed, and a couple guys were...

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  • Do not shake hands with women

    Nathia Gali Local Customs

    Pakistan is an Islamic country. Men are not allowed to shake hands with women. People of NWFP province are especially very religious and as well as conservative. Women of Nathiagali are really hardworking. They collect woods from forest for cooking as well as do all house hold work. Here are few tips that would help you for sutre when you are...

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