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Chitral, the heart of Hindukush

International Hindukush Cultural Conference (3rd 1995 ChitraМ„l, Pakistan).

Chitral, the heart of Hindukush

an introduction to its land and people.

by International Hindukush Cultural Conference (3rd 1995 ChitraМ„l, Pakistan).

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Published by Anjuman-e-Taraqqi Khowar in Chitral .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chitrāl District (Pakistan)
    • Subjects:
    • Chitrāl District (Pakistan) -- Congresses.

    • About the Edition

      Papers presented in the conference.

      Edition Notes

      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsAnjuman-e-Taraqqi Khowar (Chitrāl, Pakistan).
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS392.C47 I57 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 70 p. :
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL518231M
      LC Control Number98930801

      The Hindu Kush (/kʊʃ, kuːʃ/), also known in Ancient Greek as the Caucasus Indicus (Ancient Greek: Καύκασος Ινδικός) or Paropamisadae (Ancient Greek: Παροπαμισάδαι), in Pashto and Persian as هندوکش, Hindu Kush is an kilometre-long ( mi) mountain range that stretches near the Afghan-Pakistan border, from central Afghanistan to northern Pakistan. It. Chitral is the heart of Hindukush land in the northern frontiers of Pakistan. Decorated with its historical forts, botanical splendours and the sparkling Tirich Mir peak towering over the valley, Chitral has intrigued travellers for years.

      Shahi Mosque of Chitral. This grand mosque was built in by Shuja ul Muluk, Mehtar of Chitral. It is intricately worked pink and white domes and minarets are styled in the traditions of Mughal architecture. This mosque is located right in the heart of Chitral town. Shahi Bazar. Define Hindukush. Hindukush synonyms, Hindukush pronunciation, Hindukush translation, English dictionary definition of Hindukush. Not much is known of Di Niro's visit to Pakistan but it is known that he stayed at Chitral's best-known hotel Hindukush Heights, which sits on a hill and has beautiful views of the landscape for the visitor.

      Tribes Of Hindukush – Karakuram & Himalaya Chitral and Kohistan: Wakhi. The Wakhi people belong to an ancient Iranian stock of people, whose language Wakhi is the most primitive form of Persian still spoken and differs from the Tadjik language. They have a rich folklore of songs and tales, with their language now written in an Arabic form. Through the Heart of Asia: Over the Pamïr to India. Cacopardo, Agusto. A World In-between: The Pre-Islamic Cultures of the Hindu Kush; Cacopardo, Alberto. Some Findings of Archaeological, Historical and Ethnographical Interest in Chitral; Cacopardo, Alberto. M. Fence of Peristan - The Islamization of the "Kafirs" and Their Domestication.


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Chitral, the heart of Hindukush by International Hindukush Cultural Conference (3rd 1995 ChitraМ„l, Pakistan). Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chitral (Pashto/Urdu: چترال ‎; Khowar: چھترار ‎, Khowar for "field") is the capital of the Chitral District, situated on the Chitral River in northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, l also served as the capital of the princely state of Chitral until District: Chitral District.

Hindukush heights is by far the best hotel in Chitral. Tatler, UK,in its travel guide ranks it among “the best hotels in the world”.Footprint Pakistan Handbook 2nd Edition on page writes “this hotel is in a class of its own.

the loving care and attention which has gone into this place Chitral evident the moment you walk in the. Chitral. likes. Chitral land of Peace and LoveFollowers: Hindukush Heights. 2, likes 5 talking about this were here. Hindukush Heights reflects the peace, serenity and the unique culture of Chitral the moment you step into the hotel/5(26).

It forms the western section of Chitral Hindu Kush Himalayan Region (HKH) and is the westernmost extension of the Pamir Mountains, the Karakoram and the divides the valley of the Amu Darya (the ancient Oxus) to the north from the Indus River valley to the south.

The range has numerous high snow-capped peaks, with the highest point being Tirich Mir or Terichmir at Coordinates: 36°14′45″N 71°50′38″E. Chitral is an area of outstanding natural beauty, boasting spectacular mountains which offer endless opportunities for culture, trekking, and climbing.

It is also home to a fascinating variety of people, including the non-Muslim Kalash and the semi-nomadic Wakhi. A Book on the Kalasha People Our Women Are Free: Gender and Ethnicity in the Kalash People of Hindukush (Book) The Kalash are a community of about three thousand people living in three valleys of the foothills of the hindukuhsh mountains near Chitral, Pakistan.

A tumultuous history has left them the only remaining practitioners of cultural and. Hindukush Heights is Chitrals point of view in more than just a scenic way. It reflects the peace, the serenity and the unique culture of Chitral the moment you step into the hotel.

read more. Latest News. new telephone contact from 01 aug to 30 aug   Yoga Holiday in the Hindukush: Hindukush Heights Hotel May One of the most heart warming, visually stunning, emotionally charged trips of a lifetime. Chitral is the Jewel in the Crown of Northern Pakistan.5/5.

HINDU KUSH is a political thriller set in Afghanistan in Y. Harris has masterly woven together a story of international intrigue that centers around Ali Kamal, son of the recently assassinated royal president, who leads the resistance against the present corrupt government and Soviet occupation.5/5(2).

Tour Details. The Kailash Valleys & Chitral – Tribes of Hindukush. Chitral with the unique Kailash Valley (known as the Wearers of Black Robes) – a remaining minority of approximately people living in three isolated but beautiful valleys known as Bumburet, Rambur, and Berir.

Rumbur valley is one of the three kalasha valleys and my personal favourite too. Reason being it has less tourist and a very peaceful place in the very heart of Hindukush.

From Chitral you can reach here in about 2 hours but please keep it in mind that road is very bumpy. 5/5(7). Our Women Are Free: Gender and Ethnicity in the Hindukush (Book) Our Women Are Free: Gender and Ethnicity in the Hindukush By Wynne R. Maggi The Kalasha are a dynamic community of about three thousand people living in three tiny finger valleys near Chitral, Pakistan.

A tumultuous history has left them the only remaining practitioners of. Chitral: A Bloody History and a Glorious Geography Written by S A J Shirazi Published Aug See also:» San Francisco Hit and Run Rampage by Afghan Man» Organizing a Life, Documenting a Legacy» Day By Day for Aug Picturesque Chitral town sits in Pakistan's northwest district, walled in by the Hindu Kush range.

If you're not sure where Chitral lies on a map, don't forget to brush up on its location before you take off. You'll find this town in Pakistan, 45 miles (72 kilometers) away from Mastuj. Chitral Vacation Packages. Booking a hotel and airfare package via Travelocity is a wonderful way to save heaps on your Chitral getaway.

Book Name: Chitral Dastan Writer: Mustansar Hussain Tarar Description: Mustansar Hussain Tarar is the author of this great travelogue book Chitral Dastan pdf.

The book describes the details of the Chitral visit. The author told about the people of Chitral. He discussed the social and economic life of Kalash people. He gave some unique information about the. It is located at some 45 Km, some 2 hrs drive from Chitral is the abode of hospitable and friendly Kalash tribes of Hindukush, a lush green valley.

Read more Date of 5/5(7). Rumbur valley is one of the three kalasha valleys and my personal favourite too. Reason being it has less tourist and a very peaceful place in the very heart of on: Grome Village, along the Kalash River, Chitral Pakistan.

Chitral. Since his first trip inChitral had been in his heart. For the uncorrupted beauty of the valley set among striking mountains, with the Lowari pass ( mt.) – closed for many months in winter time – that marks the access to it; for the fascination with the Kalash people, descendents of Alessandro Magno, who keep alive a unique cultural and linguistic heritage.

With the capacity of 32 rooms, Tirich Mir View is the largest hotel in Chitral town in the midrange category. As the name says, the balconies of this hotel offer nice view of majestic peak of Tirich Mir which is the highest mountain peak of Hindukush range. Rooms are specious and have private balconies.

Book your tickets online for Rumbur Valley, Chitral: See 7 reviews, articles, and 3 photos of Rumbur Valley, ranked No.8 on Tripadvisor among 18 attractions in Chitral.5/5(7). Tirich Mir (alternatively Terich Mir, Terichmir and Turch Mir) is the highest mountain of the Hindu Kush range, and the highest mountain in the world outside.

The 7, meters (25, ft) Trichmir, the highest peak of the Hindukush mountain, dominates this km long exotic valley. No mountain in the region is less then feet and more then 40 peaks have an altitude of 20, ft.

Chitral is divided into small valleys by the mighty Hindukush range.