Aug 20, 2003
May 1, 2003
The Gilgit-Baltistan is one of the most spectacular and fascinating regions of Pakistan. It is here that the world's three famous mountain ranges meet - the Himalayas, the Karakorams, and the Hindukush. The whole Northern Pakistan has come to be known as a paradise for mountaineers, climbers, trekkers, hikers and anglers of the most famous “Trout fish”.
In the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan, at a stone's throw from the Amu Darya, is” Bam-e-Dunya” (the roof of the world). This was the name given to the great Pamir plateau, the apex of six of the mightiest mountain ranges of the world.
In Gilgit-Baltistan, the tourist can enjoy any kind of tourism given below according to their preferences.
Backpacking and Freehiking
Jan 23, 2003
Babusar Pass or Babusar Top (el. 4173 m./13,691 ft.) is a mountain pass at the north of the Kaghan Valley connecting it via the Thak Nala with Chilas on the Karakoram Highway (KKH).
The Polo Tournament is based on its geographical location, lucid atmosphere and newly constructed NHA road which will provide easy access to Gilgit-Baltistan from Naran and Kaghan valleys of NWFP. The tournament is designed to signify the touristic potential of Babusar and it's surrounding.
The festival also includes Tug of war, Tent pegging, Paragliding, Photo Exhibition, Gemstone Exhibition, Handicrafts Exhibition, Trekking, Horse Riding and camp Fire.
The Babusar Pass is located in District Diamer of Gilgit-Baltistan. It is located at a distance of 35 km from KKH near Chilas, which takes 2 hours drive on road journey to Babusar. The Babusar Pass can also be accessed through Mansehra, via Kaghan Valley covering a distance of 200 km.