Baba Ghundi Festival 2021

All about the Baba Ghundi Festival 2021.

The two-day festival brings together Wakhi people from both regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan at the border to revive the centuries-old traditions of exchanging trade, involving many other sports activities like Buzkashi, Niza Bazi, Polo, Yak Race, and tug of war.

The festival is annually organized by the Chipursan Local Support Organization in collaboration with the Gilgit-Baltistan’s Ministry of Tourism and Aga Khan Rural Support Programme.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing basis
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Air-conditioned luxury transport
English speaking tour guide
Entry fees
toll taxes
Domestic flights tickets                                                                                                                                                  Tips for baggage handling at airport & at hotels 

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

Member international flight tickets                                                                                                                         Member personal insurance and all personal expenses such as telephone calls, fax, email charges, liquor or soft drinks,                                                                                                                                                                     Helicopter emergency rescue fees                                                                                                                                 Room service, personal services, items of purely personal nature any unforeseen expenses (just like road block extra hotel stay) then members will be payable according to the numbers of days basses 

  1. Day 1 Arrival Islamabad

    Arrival at Islamabad 
    Overnight stay at Islamabad 

  2. Day 2 Fly to Gilgit or drive to Chilas

    Pick guests from Islamabad 
    Breakfast at Balakot 
    Lunch break at Burwai/Baisal 
    Visit Lulusar Lake 
    Visit Babosar Top 
    Reach Chillas and transfer to Hotel 
    Dinner and overnight stay.

  3. Day 3 Drive to Hunza, Karimabad

    Breakfast at hotel drive to Hunza.
    Enjoy Local Musical Night at Hotel 
    Overnight stay at hotel.

  4. Day 4 Drive to Borith lake

    Breakfast at hotel 
    Visit Altit Fort & Royal Gardens then drive to Borith lake. Overnight at Borith lake Hotel.

  5. Day 5 Drive to Baba Ghundi

    Breakfast at hotel 
    Move towards Baba Ghundi
    Stopover at Zudkhun having lunch, and drive to Baba Ghundi.
    Overnight stay at Baba Ghundi.

  6. Day 6-7 Participate in Baba Ghundi Festival

    Having Breakfast Have some walk around and visit the tomb of Baba Ghundi. around 10 am the Baba Ghundi festival will Begin, enjoy the Local Dance and Music, and the thrilling Polo match. At night Enjoy the Sufi Night. The next day there would be a Horse race and Buzkashi as well, enjoy the local food. Overnight at Babaghundi.

  7. Day 8 Drive to Borith Lake

    After breakfast, we’ll drive to Passu to have a sight of Passu Cones. After that, drive to Borith lake having some Leasure time. Overnight at Borith.

  8. Day 9 Drive to Gilgit

    Having breakfast drive to Gilgit. Overnight at Gilgit.

  9. Day 10 Islamabad or drive to Bisham

    Breakfast at hotel 
    Move towards Islamabad

    Overnight stay at Islamabad 

  10. Day 11 Fly out

    Everything good thing has to come to an end. This is the day when we finally bid farewell to our guests and fellow members. The tour ends this day.