A wild unpaved road to Band-e Ghuk

Pereval Guk is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.907m (9,537ft) above the sea level, located in Chaghcharān district, Ghor Province in central Afghanistan.

Band-e Ghuk

The road to the summit is totally unpaved. It’s called A77. The road is usually impassable from October to June. 4x4 required. The pass is 108 km (67 miles) long, running from Chishti Sharif (along the Hari River) to Sharak. If you do choose this route please check up to date information due to the security situation. Obviously you would have to really (!) check what is going on now. You might want to contact your embassy in Kabul as they have really the best info about terrorist attacks, ongoing armed conflict, risk of kidnapping and high crime rate.