now you are probably quite familiar with the adventures encompassing
the mountain ranges and valleys of the North. Now we are about
to take you a little back in time on a trip that will inform
you about the ancient people that inhabited this region for
thousands of years and how they portrayed their cultural heritage
on stones, rocks and mountain sides.
can learn a lot from pictorial stories carved by the ancients
onto rocks about their lives, their environment and their habitat.
start by visiting the ancient Buddhist Rock Carvings of 2nd
to 4th century Ad at Shatial and Chilas before arriving in Gilgit,
an important historic town of the Silk Route. Another breathtaking
sight is the famous Ganesh rock and Sacred rock. Along the Hunza
river, we will cross the Ganesh bridge and record 2000 years
of travel by various people along the silk route. Rock inscriptions
that are best translated have been carved in various languages
of the ancient world.
inscriptions as old as 2500BC are an astounding vision of history
as occurred during that period. A trip to Shahbas Garha near
Chardsada (between Peshawar and Swat) will be a lifetime experience.
and see for yourself!