Rama festival 2016 Started in Astore Gilgit Baltistan
(From 17h September 2016 to 20th September 2016)
In Astore district of Gilgit Baltistan, Rama Polo Festival has stared from Saturday, September 17. It will concluded on Tuesday, September 20, 2016. Polo teams of different districts of GB will participate in the festival.
Rama Lake is a lake near Astore in Gilgit Baltistan Pakistan. It is on the top of the beautiful Astore Valley, with a light cover of oak trees and other greenery. Rama Lake is located at about 16 Kilometers from Astore City.
Astore valley has adjoining the eastern side of Nanga Parbat (8126 meters high). It is about 120 kilometers long and 5092 square kilometers in area. The entrance of the valley is located about 60 km southeast of Gilgit at Karakoram Highway on River Indus. Astore district has more than 100 villages. Some of which are Chilm, Bubin, Gorikot, Eid Ghah, Fina, Bulen, Chongra and Tari Shing and Rato Dumail.