Home Mercedes SL 300 Karakoram Highway Will Not Be Available on July 28 & 29

Karakoram Highway Will Not Be Available on July 28 & 29

Karakoram Highway Will Not Be Available on July 28 & 29


For travelers and tourists planning to embark on a journey along the Karakoram Highway, an essential travel advisory has been issued for the dates of 9th and 10th Muharram (July 28-29, 2023).

Deputy Commissioner of Diamer, Captain (Retd.) Arif Ahmed, has announced that the highway will be temporarily closed due to security arrangements for Muharram processions. This precautionary measure is essential to ensure the safety and security of both participants and travelers during this significant religious observance.

In light of the anticipated large gatherings of people participating in the processions, the local authorities have decided to implement traffic restrictions along the Karakoram Highway. These restrictions are crucial for maintaining order and ensuring the safety of all those involved.

Travelers and tourists planning to use the Karakoram Highway during these dates must be aware of the temporary road closures and plan their travel accordingly. It is advised to seek alternative routes or adjust travel schedules to avoid any inconvenience.

For those who cannot change their travel plans, the local authorities are likely to arrange alternative routes during the closure period. It is recommended to keep in touch with the official travel authorities for updates and guidance.

The temporary closure of the Highway during 9th Muharram serves as a reminder of the importance of religious  understanding and respect while traveling. As travelers, it is essential to be aware of local customs and religious observances and adjust our plans accordingly.

The Muharram processions hold deep emotional and spiritual significance for the local community, and by cooperating with the necessary security measures, we contribute to ensuring a safe and peaceful environment for everyone involved. Let us use this opportunity to learn about the rich traditions and history of the places we visit and foster mutual respect and harmony during our travels.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here