Held once a year during the months of July it is one of the most outstanding festivals that are held on Pakistan's North - The Shandur Polo Festival.
The polo ground placed in Shandur equally claimed by KPK and Gilgit-Baltistan, is the highest polo ground in the world and visitors spend a whole week watching exciting polo matches with traditional music.A whole new world is built at Shandur before the event. Visitors take the advantage of having a breath-taking view of Shandur with its beautiful lush green mountains and not to forget its pure water lake.The festival provides visitors with the thrilling excitement of polo in its true form. Its true form means no rules and regulations, plus the traditional music played throughout each match. Alongwith polo, you will find hundreds of local and foreign tourists. The archrival teams of Gilgit and Chitral fight for the trophy. As hundreds of spectators watch the two teams take on each other.