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COLOURFUL FESTIVALS OF NORTHERN PAKISTAN

Festival of Northern Pakistan

Shandur Top Pakistan: Pakistan has a rich cultural heritage with diverse and multi-ethnic charms. So many festivals give colours to its diversity and vibrant culture of Pakistan. Shandur Top is at the elevation of 12,200 feet (3,719 metres) above sea level. It is between Chitral and District Ghizer of Gilgit-Baltistan. It is popularly called as the ‘Roof of the World’. ...

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DEOSAI O’ DEOSAI

Deosai

Deosai: It is a National Park between Skardu, Gultari, Kharmang and Astore valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan in North of Pakistan. The word “Deosai” means ‘the Land of the Giants’. Balti people called it as ‘Ghabarsia’ because of its accessibility in to the land in the summers only. Geography: Deosai National Park lies in outskirts of Skardu and its average elevation is ...

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SHIMSHAL – THE MYSTIC PASS

Shimshal Pass

Shimshal Village: Shimshal is a village, in Gojal Tehsil of Hunza District, in the Gilgit–Baltistan Region of Pakistan. It lies at an altitude of 10,171 feet (3,100 metres) above sea level and it is the highest settlement in the Hunza valley. The Pass connects Gilgit-Baltistan to China. The area of covered area of Shimshal is about 3,800 square kilometres. Shimshal ...

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