Pamir Highway is the second highest altitude international highway in the world

The historical Pamir Highway (M41) is an excellent challenge for a 4x4 adventure travelers. Most of the road is paved (in very bad conditions) and stretches more than 1,200km between Osh (in Kyrgyzstan) and Dushanbe (in Tajikistan) through the Pamir Mountains. The road is heavily damaged in places by erosion, earthquakes, landslides, and avalanches.

Anzob Pass is a scary and dangerous road in Tajikistan

Anzob Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.372m (11,062ft) above the sea level, located northwest of Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe.

Anzob Tunnel is known as the Tunnel of Fear and the Tunnel of Death

Located in the Sughd Region of Tajikistan, Anzob Tunnel is said to be the most dangerous tunnel in the world. Nicknamed the Tunnel of Fear and the Tunnel of Death by locals, it lacks proper lighting and ventilation, breathing is hard and painful due to the thick mixture of exhaust gases.

Ak-Baital Pass is the highest road pass in the former Soviet Union

Ak-Baital Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.670m (15,321ft) above the sea level, located in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan. It’s the highest road pass in the former Soviet Union.

A road with dramatic views to Khargush Pass in Tajikistan

Pereval Khargush is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.319m (14,169ft) above the sea level, located in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan.

Kulma Pass is a paved border road in the Pamir Mountains

Kulma Pass is an international high mountain pass, at an elevation of 4.362m (14,311ft) above the sea level, located across the Pamir Mountains, on the China–Tajikistan border.

Khaburabot Pass is traversed by the Pamir Highway

Khaburabot Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.852m (12,637ft) above the sea level, located on the Pamir Mountains, in Tajikistan. The pass is traversed by the Pamir Highway. Drive with care as this is an extreme mountain road with hairpin curves and dangerous dropoffs.

The road to Murghab, one of the highest towns accessible by car on Earth

Murghab is a high mountain town at an elevation of 3.618m (11,869ft) above the sea level, located on the Murghab Plateau in eastern Tajikistan (Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast). It’s one of the highest towns accessible by car on Earth.

The road to Kök Jar Pass is not a Sunday Drive

Kök Jar Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.807m (12,490ft) above the sea level, located in the Kūhistoni Badakhshon Autonomous Region, in eastern Tajikistan. The road may be impassible at times even by 4×4 vehicles.

A memorable road trip to Karakul Lake

Karakul Lake is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 3.900m (12,800ft) above the sea level, located in the Pamir Mountains of Tajikistan.

Travelling through the defiant Kulob-Qal'ai Khumb Road

Located in southern Tajikistan, the Kulob-Qal'ai Khumb road is a very challenging experience following the Afghan border closely along the Panj river. This road has humbled many egos. It’s not for the sissies and shouldn’t be attempted by novice drivers.

A journey on the legendary Pamir Highway to Kyzylart Pass

Kyzylart Pass is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.292m (14,081ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

Pereval Koitezyak, a mountain pass on the Pamir Highway

Koitezyak Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.122m (13,523ft) above the sea level, located within the Badakhshan National Park, in the Pamir Mountains of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region, Tajikistan.

Driving through Pereval Nayzatash on the Pamir Highway

Pereval Nayzatash is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.134m (13,562ft) above the sea level, located within the Badakhshan National Park, in the Pamir Mountains of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region, Tajikistan.

Crossing the Khudkham River bridge is not for the sissies

Located in southern Tajikistan, the Khudkham River bridge is one of the most spectacular bridges in the world. The bridge is 28m long.

The breathtaking road to Pereval Kuruk

Kurgush Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.083m (13,395ft) above the sea level, located within the Badakhshan National Park, in the Pamir Mountains of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region, Tajikistan.

Pereval Tagarkaty

Pereval Tagarkaty is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.160m (13,648ft) above the sea level, located within the Badakhshan National Park, in the Pamir Mountains of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region, Tajikistan.

A memorable road trip to Shakhristan Pass

Shakhristan Pass (Pereval Shakhristan) is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.751m (9,025ft) above the sea level, located in the north west part of Tajikistan.

Pereval Oburdon

Pereval Oburdon is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.902m (12,801ft) above the sea level located in Sughd Region, in the northwest of Tajikistan.

Iskanderkul

Lake Iskander-kul is an alpine lake of glacial origin at an elevation of 2.242m (7,355ft) above the sea level, located in Sughd province, in western Tajikistan.

Yashikul Lake

Yashikul lake is a fresh-water alpine lake at an elevation of 3.976m (13,044ft) above the sea level, located in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, in southeast Tajikistan.

Bulun Kul Lake

Bulun Kul Lake is a fresh-water alpine lake at an elevation of 3.751m (12,306ft) above the sea level, located in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, in southeast Tajikistan.

Driving the M34 road is not a piece of cake

M34 is the name of a major highway of Tajikistan, running from Dushanbe, the capital of the country, and Khujand, the country's second largest city.

How To Have The Ultimate Road Trip To Uy-Bulak Pass

Pereval Uy-Bulak is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.264m (13,989ft) above the sea level, located in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan.

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