Q.Can hotels handle flight bookings in and out of chitral?
Q.On arrival at Chitral airport how does one get to the hotel?
A.Hotels has its own counter in the arrival lounge of Chitral airport. Provided you have a booking, the courtesy transport of hindukush heights will meet you on arrival.
Q.How far is the hotels from the airport?
A.Ten to 20 minutes drive.
Q.How many different types of rooms are there?
A.All rooms are the same. All have uninterrupted views of the Chitral valley from individual wooden balconies.
Q.What should one expect from the hotel restaurant?
A.All meals are freshly cooked from a daily changing fixed menu. The food has been acknowledged by recognized travel books, as “one of the best in Pakistan”.
Q.Whats special about the hotels?
A.Far from any noise and pollution. Excellent, uninterrupted views from each room. Spring water gravity-fed from a mountain spring. Organic garden supplying fresh vegetables for tasty meals. Own hydro-electricity. Hot water heated by solar energy.
Q.What are the other activities that one can indulge in and enjoy while staying at Chitral?
A.Chitral is an ideal place for trekking. The hotel arranges treks from a one day trek to a ten day trek. It provides all the essentials along with a guide, cook, porters etc. For people with less time on their hands the hotel arranges picnics on scenic hill-tops or a day trip to the valleys inhabited by the famous Kalash tribe.
Q.How frequent are the PIA flights and how is their general regularity?
A.PIA operates daily flights from Islamabad as well as daily flights from Peshawar. The new french ATR aeroplanes used on the 45 minute flight has much improved the regularity of the flights to Chitral. The hotel owner Siraj Ulmulk has himself been a PIA pilot and is in a good position to brief you about the flight you plan to take to Chitral.
Q.What is the current room rate? are there any additional excise taxes etc?
A.The current room rate: Single room Rs 6600.00 per night Double room Rs 7900.00 Suite Rs 14000.00 There is only a fixed 10% service charge. No other taxes or \"hidden charges\"
Q.Does the hotels accept credit cards?
A.Yes. Master, Visa and American Express at a 1% to 3% charge.