Peiwar Pass is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.615m (8,579ft) above the sea level, located between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The road to the pass is asphalted but pretty steep. It’s called Pewar Road. The pass links the Paktia Province of Afghanistan and the Kurram Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.Peiwar Kotal was the site of a battle in late November 1878 between British and Indian troops against Afghan troops and tribesmen. Snow closes the pass for up to five months per year.