"Near Besham on the KKH." Besham Qila by jillikins

Besham Qila Travel Guide: 5 reviews and 7 photos

Over the Shangla Pass

Over the Shangla Pass, and what an experience, this is the winding road to beat all others. Besham is a transport junction, and has a main road choked with trucks and buses, a bit of a nightmare, glad we weren't driving

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:A comfortable, peaceful spot for a break at our out of town motel.
  • Cons:The town is on the busy KKH, so don't find a bed there if you want to sleep.
  • In a nutshell:Worth a stop for some R&R.
  • Last visit to Besham Qila: May 1998
  • Intro Updated Jan 26, 2003
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  • iris2002's Profile Photo
    Aug 31, 2006 at 11:59 AM

    After watching Michael Palins HImalaya the Karakorum was always on my MUST SEE list hihi... and you just encourage this more!

  • Goner's Profile Photo
    Jun 1, 2003 at 3:56 PM

    Nice page on Besham, new place for me to read about!

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    May 9, 2003 at 3:24 AM

    Interesting page! Besham now looks much nicer than Besham 1992

  • TOOCOOL's Profile Photo
    May 9, 2003 at 3:19 AM

    Not many pages on Besham! But this one is brilliant! Keep up the good work. Brilliant pic of Motel Garden!

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