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Shandur Polo Festival

Tuesday, 07 July 2020
  • Thursday, 09 July 2020
  • 10:05:00
  • 08:50:00
  • District Ghizer, Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan
  • Tourism Department GB
  • (0000) 000-0000
  • Email not available!
Skardu Valley
Skardu Valley
Skardu Valley
Skardu Valley

Shandur Polo festival is a polo tournament between Gilgit and Chitral Polo teams, which take place at the Shandur polo ground every summer. Shandur Polo ground is located on the border of Gilgit and Chitral in the Northern areas of Pakistan.

Shandur Polo Festival:

Originating in 1936 the Shandur Polo Festival is one of the wildest polo festivals played in the world. The elevation of this great polo ground is about 3,743 m above the sea level and attracts thousands of tourists from Pakistan and around the world. Matches are played between different teams of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral with long standing rivalry from centuries ago in this ‘Game of Kings’. The festival will also include cultural shows, local music and performing arts from this region of Pakistan.

FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience the picturesque Chitral & Kailash Valleys of Pakistan.
  • Stunning wild and remote scenery of Shandur.
  • Meet and explore the Kailash valley and its people.
  • Fantastic mountain vistas.
  • world’s Highest Polo field.
  • Really authentic travel Experience

 

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District Ghizer, Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan

Shandur Polo festival is a polo tournament between Gilgit and Chitral Polo teams, which take place at the Shandur polo ground every summer. Shandur Polo ground is located on the border of Gilgit and Chitral in the Northern areas of Pakistan.

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