By Tahir on December 24, 2010
Shandur pass at the elevation of 12,200 feet or 3,700 meters is a high mountain pass that connects Gilgit Baltistan region to the Chitral valley in Pakistan. The top is flat, a plateau and can be crossed between late April and early November.
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By Tahir on December 17, 2010
Chitral is located in Malakand division of Khyber Pukhtunkhwah, Chitral is connected to the rest of Pakistan by just two roads: one to Gilgit over the Shandur Pass and one to Swat via the Lowari Pass. From the Swat Valley you need to cross another high pass, the Malakand, to reach the frontier city of Peshawar