Trekking and Hiking Around Chitral


Visit Guide to Trekking and Hiking Around Chitral

Chitral valley is a gateway to the major mountaineering, trekking, and hiking area in the Chitral district with high peaks and long glaciers of the central Hindu Kush. The real attraction of this valley is the 7 highest massifs of Hindukush peaks.

Getting There

Chitral is one of the most beautiful, eye-catching, and famous places of Pakistan in the KPK province and it’s located at the distance of 413 km from Islamabad Motorway via Swat Motorway and from Peshawar, the distance of Chitral is 341 km

By Air: The nearest airport that can be used for air travel to Chitral is Chitral Airport

By Train: If you want to go to Chitral by train from any part of the country, there is no train available to go to Chitral So you can get off at Nowshehra Railway station or Peshawar station and go Chitral by car, bus and Jeep

By Road: Through a car, bus and Jeep you can easily reach to Chitral from Islamabad Motorway via Swat Motorway in six and half hours. The distance of Chitral from Islamabad is 413 Km and from Peshawar is 341 km.

What to Expect

Chitral valley, one of the most captivating and charming places in Chitral to visit. It is located in the North of Pakistan and is the Capital of District Chitral.They valley is known for it’s breathtaking natural beauty, snowcapped mountains, local cuisine, the people hospitality and so on.It is also one of Pakistan’s most historical cities and a tourist hub.

From icy mountain peaks to jewel blue plashing rivers to deciduous natural forests, you will find everything in Chitral. Mountaineering, Fishing, Trekking, and Hiking are the most adventurous thing in Chitral to do for tourists, and everyday thing for the people of Chitral.

Facilities Available

  • It is safe for families.
  • Accommodation in town and hilly areas are clean and affordable.
  • You can enjoy the hills, greenery, and peace from your hotel and resorts.
  • The road to the main towns is paved and accessible throughout the summers.
  • Jeep route takes you to the beautiful meadows and valleys. (if you dont want to hike)
  • Tourism Department helps the Tourist/ Visitors through providing broachers in both Urdu and English languages. The local Police and the local Guides can speak multi languages (i.e local languages, Urdu, English and some of them can speak Chinese also).
  • Popular tourist locations have most of the facilities available including eateries, shops, dhabas, washrooms, guesthouses, and car/jeep rentals.
  • For hikers and trekkers, all the equipment and tents can be hired in the towns along with porters, local guides and horses, or mule.
  • Filling stations are available near to the hiking area which includes Petrol and Diesel.
  • Taxis are available in on daily rent basis.
  • Shops are available in Chitral.