Shandur Festival 2014

Polo at the top of the World
Passion for Polo is at its highest on the world's highest Polo ground. Every year the tournament is held at Shandur Pass. Visitors are invited to experience a traditional polo tournament between the teams of Chitral and Gilgit July 7th to the 9th.  The festival includes folk music, dancing, a camping village set up at the Pass and numerous other activities to enjoy such as fishing, horse back riding, mountaineering, hiking and exploring.

The Polo tournament has some added attractions for visitors; trout fishing at nearby streams and lakes, and a festival of folk music and dancing reminiscent of Northern Pakistan culture. The highlight of the festival is the final match a colorful spectacle and extraordinary extravaganza never to be forgotten.
 
Supporters of both sides travel long distances from the remote parts of Chitral and Gilgit mountain ranges to watch the thrilling game. The event offers a fascinating insight into the lifestyle of the people of this region, their culture, and indigenous customs, a delight to behold for visitors.

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Shandoor Festival 2014
Shandoor Festival 2014
Shandoor Festival 2014
Shandoor Festival 2014
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