For this reason, they are known in Chitral as “The Black Kafirs”.In this photo, a Kalash woman is helping her daughter cross a stream on a bamboo pole, both dressed in black traditional dress. Teacher Noorzia Khan, 16, writes letters from the Kalasha alphabet on a blackboard during a lesson at the Kalasha Dur school and community center in Brun village, located in the Bumburet Kalash Valley. The Kalash people celebrate the end of winter in May each year with the Joshi (Spring) Festival. People go from house to house, dancing and singing.
Girls of Gujrat (Kharian, Lalamusa, Sara e Alamgir) are well educated because overall literacy rate in Gujrat is very high, Gujrat is amongst the top ten cities of Pakistan in literacy rate.
Use of mobile phone by girls is very common in Gujrat and its surrounding cities but it is the matter of fact that the girls of this region don't misuse the mobile phone. Beauty of Gujrat and especially Kunjah is very famous.
Tatler, UK, in its travel guide 2010 ranks it among “the best 101 hotels in the world”.
The hotel is run by its owner Siraj Ulmulk, an ex PIA pilot, and his wife Ghazalla Ulmulk.
However, most of Nuristani people had embraced Islam by the end of 19th century.
Kalash people live in three remote mountain valleys: Bumburet, Rumbur, and Birir.
They speak the Kalasha language and practice polytheistic religion (Belief in many gods).
They are related to the Nuristani people of the adjacent Nuristan (Previously known as Kafiristan) province of Afghanistan.
Kalash people have blond hair, fair skin, and green eyes. The PTDC (Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation) Motel is located at Bumburet in Kalash Valley. Foreign tourists need a permit to enter Kalash Valley which is issued at the entrance of Kalash Valley.