Festival on the Roof of the world where natural environs, landscape, privileged location in the highest mountains of the world, breathtaking spectacles of sheer scenic beauty, wildlife and nature, awe-inspiring snow peaks, glittering glaciers, serene valleys of lush green foliage and fruits, gleaming and scintillating streams of unpolluted water, rich diversity of people, culture, folklore, arts, crafts and heritage, await you.
Highlights of the Festival
Artisans-at-work (Gilgit, Karimabad & Skardu) – Master artisans from remote parts of Gilgit Baltistan will be at work in beautifully designed and documented pavilions.
Folkloric Song & Dance Ensembles (Gilgit, Aliabad, Gulmit, Karimabad & Skardu) – Folk dancers and musicians from all parts of Northern Areas including Dance, Song Ensembles from the neighboring Xinjiang Province of China and Central Asia will be invited to entertain visitors to the festival.
Folk Music Groups – Small open air stages will be set up at the festival grounds in the different cities to present folk musicians from all over the Northern areas.
Exotic Craft Bazaar – Exotic local bazaars will be held including Sunday & Friday markets for the local communities where people can sell, exchange or exhibit local produce, offering endless variety of cottage crafts, Knickknacks, flea-market, etc.
Food & Fruit Fair
Polo Matches and Indigenous Sports Events – Several Polo matches will serve as a major attraction for domestic tourists and foreign visitors at Gilgit and Skardu.
Camping Villages & Open Air Local Restaurants – Will be set up at the scenic spots for nature lovers.
Ethnic Fashion Show – Depicting regional costumes and cultural traditions will be held.
Crossroads of Asia – One of the few regions in the world that holds a fascinating combination of Adventure, History, Natural Beauty, Culture and Trade at the cross roads of Asia. The region and its indigenous heritage of arts, crafts, history, landscape, people, produce and cultures is a unique experience.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Day 01: Arrival at Islamabad international airport, transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Naran Besham en route visit Taxila Museum & ruins.
Day 03: Drive To Gilgit, en route stop at Shatial Rock Carving, Nanga Parbat View Point and Junction Point of Three great Mountain Ranges in the world (Himalaya, Kakorum & Hindukush).
Day 04: Explore the charm of festival in Gilgit, visit bazaar, walk on the river side oad, suspension bridge and in the afternoon watch the Polo Match.
Day 05: Drive to Hunza along theHunzaRiver. En route stop to for photography and view panoramic villages and Rakaposhi view point.
Day 06: Full day exploration of hunza, includes, sunrise and sunset view at Duikar, Baltit Fort, Walk along the water channel and meet local People The long age people on earth to know the secrete of longevity.
Day 07: Drive to Gulmit, visitGulmitMuseum.
Day 08: Full excursion to Khunjerab border (Pakistan&China).
Day 09: Drive to Gilgit
Day 10: Fly to Islamabad/Drive to Besham.
Day 11: Fly to next destination/drive to Islamabad
Day 12: Fly to next destination