Shandur Festival Starting June 20 This Year

The annual Shandur Polo Festival is going to start on June 20, 2014. The three-day Shandur Festival at the world’s highest polo ground has been rescheduled this year due to the holy month of Ramazan. This, one of the most prominent festival in the northern Pakistan has been held regularly …

Mobile Service in Neelum Valley Activated

Special Communication Organization (SCO) has launched the mobile phone service in the Neelum Valley of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). This mobile service is available throughout the major towns of Neelum Valley and will cover Athmuqam, Joora, Kundalshahi and Kel which are renowned for the natural beauty. The SCO is …

Naran-Saif ul Maluk and Shogran-Siri Paye Chairlifts Approved

The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has decided to setup chairlift between Naran and Lake Saif ul Maluk. Naran, Kaghan Valley is one of the most wanted tourist destinations in Pakistan and Saif ul Maluk Lake is the most charming attraction in the valley. The landscape from Naran to Saif …

Nanga Parbat Winter Attempts

Three climbing attempts on the Nanga Parbat are expected from Poland, Italy and Germany climbers in the winter season. The permission is granted for the ‘Killer Mountain’; world’s ninth highest and the most difficult mountain peak. The Italian expedition will attempt this ascend under the lead of Simone Moro. Simone …

Colourful Silk Route Festival Concludes

A colourful exciting three days Silk Route Festival in Gojal, Hunza district has been concluded. A large number of locals and foreign visitors including Ambassadors from Ukraine‚ South Korea‚ North Korea and Azerbaijan joined the festival.  Residents of Gilgit-Baltistan welcomed the guests in traditional spirit. People gathered at Rakaposhi view point …

UNESCO Award for Khaplu Palace

The historic Khaplu Palace in Baltistan’s district Gangche got the “UNESCO Asia-Pacific Award 2013 for Cultural Heritage Conservation”. The award ceremony was held at the Khaplu Palace to recognize the efforts of Aga Khan Cultural Services Pakistan. The Khaplu Palace was built in 1840s by Raja of Khaplu. The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation …

Swat Festival – Another Attraction

The Tourism Corporation Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa TCKP and Pakistan Army jointly took an appealing step for the promotion of tourism in Swat. The primary aim of Swat Festival is to restore the tourism sector and to give a message of peace to the entire world about Pakistan and its beautiful tourist sites. The …