Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Shandur Top Chitral Pakistan


Shandur Top (el. 12,200 feet (3,700 m)) located in Chitral Pakistan and is often called the 'Roof of the World'. Shandur top is flat, a plateau and can be reached somewhere in the months of late April and early November. The area is crossed by small streams of waters during summer that looks plentiful. There is polo match festival played on Shandur Top between the home teams of Chitral and guest teams from other regions. Shandur Pass is one of the major mountain passes between Chital and Gilgit-Baltistan. Shandur invites visitors to experience a traditional polo tournament which since 1936 has been held annually.