05 Jul, 2018
10 Jul, 2018
The Brand Adventure Club, pleased to announce 5 Days Trip To Shandur Polo Festival
- Naran | Gilgit | Gupis Lake | Phandar Lake | Shandur Lake | Shandur Polo Final Match
01 July, 2018
Shandur Polo Festival
Passion for Polo will be the highest on the world's highest Polo ground. Shandur invites visitors to experience a traditional polo tournament between the teams of Chitral and Gilgit during the 2nd week of July every year. The tournament is held on Shandur Pass, the highest polo ground in the world at 3,700 meters. The festival will also include folk music and dancing and a camping village is set up.
The first time a polo tournament took place at the Shandur Pass, was in 1936. A British Political Agent, Major Cobb, who was fond of playing polo under a full moon, had the polo ground near Shandur, named, "Moony Polo Ground".
The most exciting polo tournament of the entire Northern Pakistan is played on top of Shandur Pass. It is a place unique and exotic in itself, surrounded by some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the world. The event marks the annual rivalry between the polo teams of Gilgit and Chitral. The Polo tournament has some added attractions for the visitors; trout fishing at the nearby streams and lakes and a festival of folk dances and music of the Northern Pakistan.
THE TRIP IS GOOD FOR?
* Families & Kids
* Corporate Groups
* Photographers & Explorers
* Adventure Enthusiasts
PACKAGE & PRICING
Rs. 18,500 / head from Islamabad
Rs. 19,500 / head from Lahore
Rs. 18,700 / head from Peshawar
Rs. 18,700 / head from Kohat
Kids age up to 6 years old : 50% charges and given jumper seat..
Separate Room (twin sharing): Rs.4000/- per head additional.
ITINERARY / DETAILS:
Weather Condition: Moderate to Cold.
Hotel Nights: 01 (Chilas & Gilgit ):
Camping Nights: 02 (1 Night at Phandar & 1 Night at Shandor Top)
Snowfall: Not Expected
Level: Easy / Beginners
Arrival at Islamabad at 11:00 P.m (Pick up Members from Islamabad)
Breakfast at Balakot:
Departure from Balakot
Lunch at Naran..
Short Stay at Lalusar lake and Babusar top.
Arrival at Chilas in evening.
Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Chilas.
(Breakfast +Lunch + Dinner included)
Break Fast:7:00 Am
Departure for Phandar lake via gilgit.
Lunch at Gakoch
Reached Phandar Lake Till Evening.
Dinner and overnight stay at camps at Phandar lake.
(Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner included.)
Break Fast:7:00 am
Drive To Shandur (2.30 hrs drive)
Establish camps at Shandur
Lunch at campsite
Enjoy Polo Matches and other activities.
Dinner Live BBQ and overnight stay at camps at Shandur .
(Breakfast + Dinner included.)
Break Fast:7:00 am
Watch Final Match
Lunch at Shandur
After Lunch Departure back for Gilgit.
Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel i
(Breakfast + Dinner included.)
Departure for Lhr / Islamabad at 4.00 Am.
Break Fast at Chilas 8.00 am
Lunch at Naran 3.00 Pm
Dinner at Mian Jee Hassanabdal
Arrival at Islambad 12 night
Arrival at Lahore 5.00 Am (Next Day)
•Meals as per itinerary
•5 Nights Hotel accommodation on three to four person sharing &
•Free first aid services, and basic medical services with doctor included.
•Tour briefing/presentation can be organized on request.
PACKAGE NOT INCLUDE:
Entrance Tickets of Shangri-La Resort and Forts.
Porters (for carrying personal equipment of participant)
Extra expenses due to landslides\road blocks
Tea, Mineral water and Cold drinks expense
Extra expenses due to the acts of nature and political reasons etc.
Any item not mentioned above
1. 50 % Advance payment to book seat and confirmation of services, minimum 2 weeks before commencement of event and the remaining 50% amount to be paid two days prior to tour departure.
2. Or you can pay 100% advance payment to book seat to save your time.
1. 48 HRS or less, 100% cancellation charge does apply.
2. 3 to 6 days 50% cancellation charge does apply.
3. 7 days or more – 30% cancellation charge does apply.
PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTRATION
Please pay to confirm 50% of the package amount against Brand Adventure Club 05 Days tour to Shandur Festival, scheduled for July 2017 in mentioned accounts and email us a picture of the receipt. The remaining 50% to be paid two days before departure.
Bank Account Details
Bank Name: HBL Islamabad
A#c. Title: JUNAID KHAN
A#C # 0024947000188203
SMS to the given contact with the following details. Phone: 03 339 534 544
THROUGH EASY PAISA, U PAISA
Easy Paisa Account Number: 0333 953 4544
UPaisa Account Number: 0333 953 4544
9 AM to 8 PM
FOR BOOKING DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT
Junaid Khan: 0333 9534544
PERSONAL GEAR LIST
1. Water bottle
2. Torch with extra batteries or head lamp
3. Sun protection.
4. Light & warm clothes for temperatures between -4 to 32c
5. Water proof jacket or wind stopper.
6. Towel, Flip flops, note book, camera
7. Jogging or any Comfortable thick sole shoes (No Flat Sole) or trekking shoes (not necessary)
8. Personal Toiletries & Insect repellent
9. Umbrella, walking stick not necessary
NOTE: No suite cases are allowed only hand bag or simple back bags are allowed. Consider carrying your personal medication–as suggested by your doctor. Also keep your original ID card & and a copy.
On adventure trek of this type, weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond the control of organizers can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the Leader and Guide will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group
Registered members will be provided with an undertaking form at the start of the trip having the details of the trip along with the mentioned terms & conditions. All members will be required to physically sign that form along with photocopy of the ID card. (Mandatory)
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND RESERVATIONS CALL:
Your prompt action will be appreciated.
BRAND ADVENTURE CLUB
For any query about plan, please contact the below mentioned contact
Contact # 03 339 534 544
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