Travel guide to the top of Pereval Torbulak

Pereval Torbulak is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.885m (9,465ft) above the sea level, located in Ghor Province, in central Afghanistan.

Pereval Torbulak

The winding mountain road to the summit is unpaved. It’s called Asian Highway 77 (AH77), a main road running from Jabal Saraj, Afghanistan to Mary, Turkmenistan. 4x4 vehicle recommended after rains. The area is very remote. Open to traffic throughout the year, the road may be closed for short periods in winter when the weather is bad. The pass is 120 km (74.56 miles) long, and runs from Sharak to Chaghcharān, also called Firozkoh, the capital of Ghor Province. Facilities like electricity, medical aid, hot running water, western toilets etc. are rare to find.
Pic: Hasan Malistani