SKARDU 3 days long Sarfa Ranga Desert Car Rally in Skardu, 200 drivers From abroad, Pakistan and locals will participate in the event. During these three day mega event Polo tournament, Boating competition in Indus River and the local Artist will perform the local cultural dance and music at the event.
Sarfa Ranga Desert located in Gilgit Baltistan is a beautiful place. The Sarfa Ranga in Shigar District of Baltistan Division, about 20 km off Skardu, is one of the highest cold deserts in the world. Its path leads to some of the world’s highest mountains such as the K2, and K3. All these mountains are connected with this desert. Every year these highest mountains attract thousands of climbers as well as tourists from all over the world. The Sarfa Ranga sand dunes also known as the cold desert are situated at an altitude of 10,000 feet with strong winds that shift the dunes, forming different shapes each time. This cold dessert is extended from Khaplu Valley to Nubra Ladakh and Shigar and Skardu valley to Zanskar in India.
Mountain Dew is presenting its 2017 Sarfa Ranga Desert Rally with the collaboration of the Gilgit Baltistan government. Spectators of the mega event will also witness a polo tournament and a boating competition in Indus River. Local artists will also perform the local, cultural dance and entertain the audience with music at the event.
Every year Sarfa Ranga Desert Rally known as Pakistan’s most premiere racing event just keeps on getting better and refined. With the rally spectators coming from all over the country, this year’s rally is going to be really special as both male and female drivers will be taking part in 4*4 cars and bikes categories. The contestants will be competing on a forty kilometer race track. The total prize money in the six categories races is two million Pakistani rupees.
To enlighten the tradition of Gilgit Baltistan, the event organizers have made special arrangements for the entertainment of the participants as well as the competitors which include Polo Match, cultural night, fireworks, grand dinner and much more. The rally organizers have made the 40 km track challenging and thrilled for the participants. The race route will be providing all kinds of terrains for rallying from salty plains to dunes. The terrain will be quite challenging and the participants will have to make special efforts to win the race.