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Full-Day Old Srinagar Private Walking Tour
"On this full day walking tour you will see part of the old city on the banks of Jehlum River. Like most ancient cities Srinagar intially developed on the banks of a river (Jhelum) and its old buildings have stood the test of time and hold a great historical and cultural significance today.Next you will see Khanqah of Shah-i-Hamadan a mosque built in 14th century in honor of Mir Syed Ali Hamdani who came to Kashmir with 700 Sayyids in 1372 AD. Continue on to Pather Masjid the mosque built by Noor Jahan in 1623 AD
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Private Karakul Lake Day trip from Kashgar
"At 9:30 am Beijing time you guide will meet you in your hotel in Kashgar and take a private vehicle from Kashar to Karakul Lake that is 190 km away. While driving on the Friend ship Highway from Kashgar to Islamabad you will view the Uyghur villages Kirghiz yurts impressive mountains on the Pamir Plateau. Moreover this is part of the ancient Silk Road. Upon arrival Karakul Lake which covers an area of 6.2 square miles (10 square kilometers) with altitude of 11
From $99.00
 
Private Day Trip in Kashgar
"At 10 o'clock in the morning your private guide will pick you up from the lobby of your downtown Kashgar hotel to start the trip. Your first stop of the day will be Apa Hoja Tomb which was built in 1640 by local Imam. The mausoleum is in impressive Uyghur architectural style. Next you will move on to Kashgar old town to immerse yourself in local lifestyle. Wander around local streets and browse through shops. From Kashgar old town you will walk to the Handicraft Street to see local workshops producing music instruments tools bronze vessels for food...etc. At the end of the walk is Id Ghar Mosque which is the biggest mosque in Xinjiang. Enter the mosque at non-praying time to appreciate its architecture and decor. Lunch is arranged at a local Uyghur’s house for you to samle authentic and traditional Uyghur food including nang bread
From $69.00

Kalash Valley Tips (12)

Visit the Kalaish Cemetery in Bamburet

Friends are telling me that the kalaishi people are very unique. They are right. Visit their holy cemetery and you will see what i mean. There you can find hundreds of coffins wide open for you to...
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ifam
Jul 10, 2012

Trekking across Kalash valleys

From Chitral different trekking itineraries could be followed which’re at some hours distance from the main town but here I’d let you know about a famous and one of the most exciting itineraries in...
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imranthetrekker
Mar 04, 2012

Visit the culture in the Kalash

The Kalash People are found in 3 valleys the Rumbur, Bumburet and Birir. The Kalash are not Muslims but follow their own Religion which is made up of single creator called ‘Dezau’ with 12 male and...
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Ekahau
Jun 05, 2007

Visit the Greek Cultural Center Bumburet

Greece, has established a museum — Cultural Centre of Kalasha (Kalashadur) -– in the Bumburet town, Chitral district, where more than 200 objects depicting the culture and lives of Kalash people have...
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Ekahau
May 25, 2007

Trekking in the Kalash Valleys

1st day:Start trekking from Birir valley via Gambak Pass; it is 3200m above sea level.Normally it is a six hour trek; view the range of Hindu Kush Mountains, Birir and Bumburate valley. Stay night in...
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Kalashtravels
Apr 21, 2007

Kalash Winter Festival (9-22 Dec)

Chaumos:The festival chawmos is celebrated when the month called “chawmos mastruk” starts. Chawmos is also called “ghona chawmos yat” which means, the great memorial chawmos festival. The Chawmos...
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Kalashtravels
Apr 21, 2007

Summer Festival in Kalash (18-22 August)

Uchaw:This festival is celebrated in the month called “ucaw mastruk.” The rat’nat’ festival is celebrated for many weeks and then comes ucaw festival. First the elders in all villages announce the...
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Kalashtravels
Apr 21, 2007

Kalash Spring Festival(14-16 May)

Spring is welcomed to the valleys with girls singing and dancing on the roofs for the Kirik Pushik, the festival of the first flower blooming. In spring women are allowed to enter the restricted upper...
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Kalashtravels
Apr 21, 2007

The Kelash Valley.

Kelash is actually a very old greek civilization. The people beloning to this civilization are called 'The Kelash'. And the place, the kelash valley. There are actually about three valleys here. I...
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shadan
Jan 28, 2006

Kalash Valley

(There isn't a listing for the Kalash Valleys so this is where i'll put them in...)The Kalash Valleys are made up of 3 valleys - Bumburet (or Bumburait, Bumboret), Rumbur (or Rumboor) and Birir.The...
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leonik
Oct 25, 2005

The Tribe from Alexander the Greats' Lost Army

Tucked into three picturesque valleys , two hours drive from Chitral town, live the Kalash tribe. They worship nature and their ancestors and are quite different from the rest of the population of...
SirajUlmulk
Oct 09, 2003

go for a long walk around the village in bamburet

Mid may 2012. The weather so cold at nite and so refreshing in the morning. Wear your flat shoes or sport shoes thats the best and just go out and explore the beautiful scenery and people too..
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ifam
Jun 30, 2012
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"Chitral, a Pearl in Hindukush"
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"Chitral Festival"
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"The Chitral Valleys"
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"Visiting the Kalash Valleys"
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"A Wonderful Valley in the Hindukush"
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Things to Do Near Chitral

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Chitral Fort

Chitral was a Princely State in fact it remained so until 1961 in fact and the fort of Chital was the HQ so to speak. This place was the setting of a more or less famous British India battle in 1895....
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The three isolated mountain valleys: Mumuret, Rukmu, and Biriu

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