Chilam Joshi Festival is an important celebration in the Kalash Valley, which is located in the Chitral district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. The Kalash people, who are known for their unique religion, culture, and traditions, celebrate the festival with great zeal and fervor.
During the Chilam Joshi Festival, the Kalash people perform traditional dances and sing songs to honor their gods and ancestors. They also prepare elaborate feasts, drink local homemade wine, and participate in other recreational activities. The festival is an opportunity for the Kalash people to come together and celebrate their cultural heritage, as well as to share their customs and beliefs with others.
The Chilam Joshi Festival is a significant event for the Kalash people, as it marks the end of the cold winter months and the beginning of the spring season. The festival is also an important aspect of their religious beliefs and helps to reinforce their cultural identity and sense of community.
If you’re interested in experiencing the Chilam Joshi Festival and exploring the Kalash Valley, Hunza Explorers offers top-notch tour packages and services. Their experienced guides can help you navigate the area, immerse yourself in the local culture, and make the most of your trip to this beautiful and unique part of the world.
Day 01 (11 May): Islamabad
Arrival at the airpot in Islamabad/Lahore, our guide and driver will meet you here, after meeting with our staff transfer to the hotel
Day 02 (12 May): Islamabad – Chitral
Departure for Chitral via Lawari Pass (3118m), our today’s journey will be 10 hours drive, today we will cross some small cites and pasthon villages like Lower Dir, upper Dir etc, arrive in Chitral and transfer to the hotel
Day 03 (13 May): Chitral – Bumburat (Kalash)
Departure for Kalash valley, the 3 hours drive to Kalash village be through the most interesting narrow jeep track, arrive and transfer to the hotel
Day 04 – 06 (14/15/16 May): Bumburat/Rumbor (Kalash)
Enjoy the jusht festival in Bumburat and Rumbor village in Kalash valley
Day 07 (17 May): Kalash – Swat, valley
Drive back to Chitral, arrive and transfer to the hotel
Day 08 (18 May): Swat – Islamabad – Fly to your destination
Drive back to Islamabad, arrive and explore the city, in the evening drive to the airport and fly to your destination.