Monday, May 20, 2013

Khot Valley (Chitral)

Khot Valley is a town and one of the beautiful valleys of Chitral District (a subdivision) of Chitral District  in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is located on the elevation of 1,100 m (3,600 ft) and it is spread on area of 14,850 km2 (5,730 sq mi).

Khot Valley is located 129 km from the main city of Chitral, on the border of Wakhan valley of Afghanistan). The language of Chitral, Khowar, originated from this area.

Chitrali Takht

In the Khot Valley there are big wooden carts called Charpai, locally known as Takh These Takhts are found in all chowks, baithaks and houses. Normally peoples sit on Takhts in the evening and on holidays. There they discuss their daily personal, social and political issues in a friendly environment. The biggest Takht of the world is found in Khot Valley Chitral, Pakistan.

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