Originating in Gilgit Baltistan, it is safe to say that it is the favourite sport in the area. It is more rugged, free-style version than the sedate variety known in the plains. Each November, a polo tournament is held in Gilgit for viewers to enjoy. Every year, Shandur (3700 metres) invites visitors to experience a traditional polo tournament between Chitral and Gilgit from July 7th to the 9th, and in Babusar on August 14th. The festival also includes folk music, folk dance, traditional sports as well as camping village.