ISLAMABAD, Oct 1 (APP):Gilgit-Baltistan’s Shigar District is all set to become the hub of adventure and excitement with the mega event of Sarfranga Cold Desert Rally is going to held from October 6th to 8th, 2023 with the collaboration of Tourism Department GB and Pakwheels to attract the international and local tourists.
Secretary Tourism Gilgit Baltistan Asif Ullah Khan giving briefing to media persons at Serena Hotel about Sarfa Ranga Cold Desert Car Rally on Saturday said that Gilgit-Baltistan region, Pakistan, is known for its stunning beauty and natural attractions.
This mega event will be held in the Sarfaranga Desert, one of the highest cold deserts on the planet, he added .
The Chief Executive Officer of Pakwheels Sunil Munj while briefing about the salient features and events of Sarfranga Cold Desert Rally said that the rally will offer a unique and challenging experience to participants, with a variety of terrains to navigate, including sand dunes, gravel roads, and water crossings. It will also be a great opportunity for spectators to witness the thrill of off-road racing in a stunning setting.
In addition to the rally, the event will also feature a variety of cultural and sporting activities, including polo matches, zakh competitions, and cultural shows. This will be a great opportunity for visitors to experience the rich culture and traditions of Baltistan.
Managing Director PTDC, Aftab Ur Rehman Rana, Deputy Commissioner Shigar, Secretary Tourism GB and media persons were also present in the press briefing.
The Unique Features of the Sarfranga Cold Desert Rally are:
Eco-friendly policies and activities: The Sarfranga Cold Desert Rally is committed to protecting the environment. The event will feature a number of eco-friendly policies and activities, such as using solar power and recycling waste.
Youth engagement: The rally is also aimed at engaging youth and promoting healthy and adventurous activities. It will be a great opportunity for young people to challenge themselves and explore their untapped potential.
Cultural experience: The rally will be more than just a sporting event. It will also be a great opportunity for visitors to experience the rich culture and traditions of Baltistan.
He said that the Sarfranga Cold Desert Rally is a unique and exciting event that offers something for everyone. Whether you are a thrill-seeker, a culture buff, or simply looking for a new and challenging adventure, the rally is definitely worth checking out.