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Chilam Joshi Festival 11-May-2020

Created with Sketch. Kalash, Chitrāl, Pakistan
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Duration

7 days 6 nights

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

10 people

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Overview

Chilam Joshi is also known as Kalash spring festival, is held in three different valleys of Kalash. Birir, Bumburet,  and Rumbur where Kalash girls and boys dance to the tune of traditional drum beats.

Chilam Joshi celebrations highlight their cultural richness, the plethora of colors and the underlying message of  loveand peace. The women dressed up in traditional clothes of vibrant colors, gold, silver jewelry and elaborate headgear. Men wear traditional shalwar kameez with a woolen waistcoat and  traditional cap.

Kalash Valley hold seasonal festivals every year. Among them three are famous throughout the world. Chilam Joshi is the most important festival celebrated in May for four days. Uchal festival held in autumn season and Choimos festival in midwinter.

Chilam Joshi festival starts at Rumbur valley and then moves on to other valleys of Kalash. In this festival, Kalashi people pray for the safety of their crops and animals before going to their fields. The festival bring smiles on the unmarried Kalasha boys and girls faces who get an opportunity to choose their life partners during the festival. They announce their life partners on the last day of the festival.

Chilam Joshi, a four day festival, will kick start on May 11 at Kalash Valley some 27 kilometers from Chitral. korbah.com has organised a 7 days 6 nights trip to Chitral valley to enjoy this unique festival.

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Itinerary

Day 1

Pick up from Lahore/Islamabad
Start journey towards Chitral
Travel Via Malakand and Dir
En route stopovers at many view points
Overnight stay at Chitral

Day 2

Departure for Rumbur Valley
It is one of the main villages of Kalasha Tribe to experience and enjoy the Chilam Joshi Festival.
The festival is celebrated to welcome spring in the region.
Explore the main town center to experience the unique Culture of the people of Kalasha.
Night stay in Bumburet.

Day 3

Breakfast at 8 am
Start exploring the Bumburet Valley.
Visit the local museum, Kalasha Graveyard and the Town Centre.
Enjoy the grand celebrations at the festival, as all the tribes will gather in Bumburet.
We will interact with the Kalasha Tribes and experience this unique culture firsthand by capturing those moments forever.
Nights stay at Chitral

Day 4

Breakfast at 8 am
Enjoy City Tour of Chitral
Visit Historical Mosque and Museum in the afternoon
Visit Gol National park afterwards
Head Back to Hotel for night stay

Day 5

Breakfast at 8 am
Start journey towards Nagar Fort
Spend full day excursion there
Head Back to Chitral City

Day 6

Breakfast at 8 am
Departure for Islamabad
Move Via Lowari Pass, reach Islamabad/Lahore in 12-13 Hours
End of trip

Included/Exclude

  • Quality accommodation (3-4 persons sharing)
  • Dedicated Car/Toyota Hiace/Saloon coaster with experienced Driver
  • Fuel
  • Breakfast
  • Jeep Ride to Kalash
  • Jeep Ride to Nagar Fort
  • Entry Ticket for Museum
  • Driver’s Expenses
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Any Refreshments
  • Any Air or Train Tickets
  • Emergency services due to road accidents
  • Any kind of Insurance
  • Anything other then Agreed

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Kalash, Chitrāl, Pakistan

FAQs

When can we book the tour?
We advice our customers to book the tour 7 days before the departure to confirm the seat but you can still contact us anytime before the departure to check if there is any availability.
How many people can join the tour?
Minimum 10, Maximum 20
What's the price for couple?
Price for couple with a kid is PKR 105000
What's the procedure of booking?
You can either fill the booking form here and complete the booking process or you can also call us on 03139784463 to book your seat.

Note: 50% of actual tour price is required in advance to confirm your booking.
What's the cancellation process?
You can login to your account and cancel the booking or simply call us on 03139784463 to cancel your reservation.

Note: No cancellation fee will be charged if you cancel your booking 4 days before the departure.
30% amount will be charged if you cancel your booking 3 days before the departure.
50% amount will be charged if you cancel your booking 2 days or less before the departure.
Do you offer any special discount?
Yes, We offer 10% discount for group of 18 persons & above.

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