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Thread: Chitral, Kalash & KKH Road Info?

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    AOA All,


    Can anybody tell me about the raod conidtions of 1) Chitral and Kalash 2) KKH for Gilgit.

    Can cars easly go on these raods?

    Is it Safe to visit Chitral and Kalash in coming month to attend their Annual Meal?

    Thanks in advances for your valueable replies.

    GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

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    CHITRAL:
    road is in good condition and any car can go but Lowari top is closed till june atleast and u have to get confirm info about its opening then only u can go. it is safe also.

    GILGIT:

    KKH is under construction but cars can go. it only takes more than normal time thats all. u can go all year aroung till glgit.

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    @asifcae

    Bro thanks for the information. Allah Jaza dai aap ko. Ameen

    Are the roads in good condition upto kalash as well and Car can go easily?
    Actually I viewed a thread in which visitor mentioned that roads are in bad condition and from Chitral to Gilgit one have to travel on rocks till Kalash? Can you please confirm this? Thread link is below

    http://www.pakwheels.com/forums/road...alash-2005-6-a

    Thanks for ur kind help.
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    yar u can go uptill chitral in ur car and can visit shandur and garam chasma also on it.for kalash u need jeep from chitral.
    from chitral to gilgit the road is a jeep track. tis route is through ghizer, this is not KKh so dont confuse it.

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    KKH road is good and cars can go to Gilgit but not on full speed.

    I have heard that there are Taliban and terrorist activities in Chitral/Kelash. can somebody confirm that?

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    better you park your car at abshaar hotel in dir bazar they charge money per day for keeping your car parked in there hotel .. from there you can hire a land cruiser for kalash valley .. or if you want they charge per pessenger on land cruiser because the mode of transpotation from dir is 4x4. you can't take your car to kalash but i have traveled to kalash in toyota station wagon car which can be hire in only chitral .
    from dir kalash valley turn comes first and then after a half or so hour drive let you to chitral .. so better option is hire a LC from dir bazaar and take it to kalash . and if you want good accommodation then don't forget to book PTDC motel of kalash.
    and the 13th to 15th of may is a big festival days of Kalash . you will surely enjoy it a lot .

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    @asifcae

    Thanks Bro for the information. Yes I know that actually I planned two seprate trips for these both. Thanks again

    @nabeelkhan
    Thanks for this.
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    No terrorist stuff in these areas. It sbetter that u go directly to chital and then go to kalash etc.

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    just try to avoid traveling when weather is bad. otherwise feel free to go.
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    Quote Originally Posted by asifcae View Post
    No terrorist stuff in these areas. It sbetter that u go directly to chital and then go to kalash etc.
    are you sure

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    Quote Originally Posted by hassangr8 View Post
    @asifcae

    Bro thanks for the information. Allah Jaza dai aap ko. Ameen

    Are the roads in good condition upto kalash as well and Car can go easily?
    Actually I viewed a thread in which visitor mentioned that roads are in bad condition and from Chitral to Gilgit one have to travel on rocks till Kalash? Can you please confirm this? Thread link is below

    http://www.pakwheels.com/forums/road...alash-2005-6-a

    Thanks for ur kind help.
    i post this thread.... first of all bro it was in 2005 way b4 army operation started in lower or upper dir.....and the road wasnt bad....just some of the patches was like that.....we went on our uni buses upto deer (or dir) and from there we hire jeeps as buses cant go upto chitral......so if u are goin on any suv or car its fine....
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    Quote Originally Posted by asifcae View Post
    CHITRAL:
    road is in good condition and any car can go but Lowari top is closed till june atleast and u have to get confirm info about its opening then only u can go. it is safe also.

    GILGIT:

    KKH is under construction but cars can go. it only takes more than normal time thats all. u can go all year aroung till glgit.


    Dear Asif

    i have a 7 days.... so what u suggest me where to go in northern areas..... while every year i just track to lakes.

    Regards

    qasim Bhatti

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    Sir can you tell the Contact info of Abshar Hotel Dir so if we go till Dir on our cars and then hire Jeep from there towards Kalash

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    Any Updates about Lowari tunnel is it open when there is Chilam Joshi festival in May in Kalash can we take our own car till kalsh if Lowari tunnel open if not what is the position of Lowari Top can we cross that on Mehran

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    well i have come today to chitral.
    the work is still under process at lowari tunnel and its not open for everybody except on tuesdays and fridays.
    but even on a regular day if you are a tourist you can request army official there to let you pass through and they will. most of the road till chitral is broken but driveable...
    for any other query you may contact me via email at fahad884@hotmail.com

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