He removed its 44 seats and put them in the Conference Hall at Hindukush Heights hotel owned by him. The palace is 15 km from Chitral town and about 1200 metres above the town and valley. On September 3, 2012, Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court, Justice Dost Muhammad Khan, inaugurated the Circuit Court of Peshawar High Court (PHC) in judicial building, Chitral. Tatler, UK, in its travel guide 2010 ranks it among “the best 101 hotels in the world”.
Beautiful Kalash people, having blond hair, fair skin, and green eyes, also live in Chitral District in three remote mountain valleys: Bumburet, Rumbur, and Birir.In 1954, the Mehtar of Chitral was killed when his airplane crashed into Lowari Top.The Lowari Tunnel is currently being constructed beneath Lowari Pass by a South Korean company, SAMBU JV. It’s the first time that Lowari Tunnel remained open throughout the harsh winter of 2011-12.Chitral city is 365 km from Peshawar and connected through Lowari Pass.The route is closed during winter and the town is cut off by snow from the rest of the country for six months in a year.For the convenience of tourists “hamams” (baths) have been constructed near the springs. The best it offers is a very clean and healing outdoor Swimming Pool, fed by Natural Hot Springs. For centuries this festival had been celebrated by all of Chitralis as a national event.
But currently only people of Ismailia community celebrate it in Lutkoh Valley of Chitral district. Chitral National Park (also called Chitral Gol National Park) is located in Gol Valley and Kafir Kalash land of Chitral District in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province.
This 50 minutes flight operates 4 days in a week, subject to weather (Flight status and schedule can be checked at the official website of PIA: ).
You can also go to Chitral by road both from Islamabad and Peshawar.
The Shandur Polo Ground is about 168 Km from Chitral city and accessible by jeep. According to local legend, Qaqlasht Festival is being celebrated for the last 500 years.
Many sporting teams participate in a variety of games including cricket, football, volleyball, polo, Ghaluzchun Ghall (Polo without horse, more like a field hockey) Sia-Khaman (a shooting competition with an antique gun called Sia-Khaman)), falconry (an event where falconers exhibit skills of their falcons to hunt its prey), tug-of-war, athletics and paragliding.
The Fokker came to a stop in a wheat field when its nose and main landing gears broke after hitting the banks of a drain. PIA claimed damages from its Insurance company and the Insurance Company sold the plane to a company in Australia.