Tangi Tashkurgan gorge

A road through the Tangi Tashkurgan gorge

Tangi Tashkurgan is an amazing gorge located in Balkh province of northern Afghanistan.

The gorges are traversed by the twisty AH76 road, the Kabul-Mazar Road. The road is paved. It’s 135 km long, running from Kholm (or Khulm) towards Puli Khumri (Pul-i-Khumri or Pol-e Khomri). The road is very narrow. Always check the weather forecast before you start your journey. It’s often washed out after heavy rains. Dizzying roadside sellers offer juicy pomegranates and figs.
Pic: bauermarcell

 

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NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.