Chitral Valley is the largest district in the province of Pakistan,with an area of 14,850 km Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It is the northernmost district of Pakistan. It shares a border with Gilgit-Baltistan to the east, with Afghnistans, Kunar Nuristan and Badakhshan in the north and west and with Swat and Dir in the south. A narrow strip of the Wakhan corridor separates Tajikistan from Chitral in the north. Peace is Chitral region of Pakistan. Most people of Chitral are known for their hospitality and hard work. It has one of the highest literacy rates in the province of KPK. It is on the west bank of the river Chitral (Kunar River as called) at the foot of Tirich Mir, and at 7,708 m (25,289 ft) is the highest peak of the Hindu Kush is. Until 1969 it served as the capital of the principality of Chitral.
About Chitral Valley
Chitral in northwestern Pakistan is a beautiful valley (Chitral Valley) in the Hindu Kush range of mountains. It has always been a very important way for many invaders to south-east Asia, including Alexander the Great Scythians, Mangol Changez Khan and numerous other varieties. Chitral has a single street bazaar and a few tourist class -Hotels. At the end of the bazaar on the right (river side), there is the Chitral fort and Palace of Mehtar (Mir Or King) Before the Fort, the Jami Mosque in Chitral Valley is an impressive architecture with beautiful inlays and ornaments. You can get to you or the Lovara- tunnel to Chitral from Peshawar Swat. From Gilgit you can have a Jeep, you get to take Phander (sub Shandur Pass) you overnight at PTDC Motel and Phandar guest house and later to Chitral next day. PTDC Chitral is the best choice has a beautiful garden and a very good performance single Mountain View hotel in Shahi Bazaar second best good clean rooms with hot shower. There are few other smaller hotels in the bazaar and in PTDC Motel.