The world famous Shandur pass is about 3738 meter an above sea level and lies midway between Chitral and Gilgit in good old days it was regarded as being “half-way to Heaven”. The distance from Chitral is 147 Km and Gilgit is about 211Km. These areas remains snow covered in winter and turn into the green heaven during summer season. There is a big lake in the area. The traditional polo tournament played between Chitral and Gilgit teams in the month of hot July.