Kotal-e Yamahgak

A gravel road to the summit of Kotal-e Yamahgak

Pereval Yamagak is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.481m (8,139ft) above the sea level, located in central Afghanistan.

The road to the summit is totally unpaved The road is usually impassable from October to June. Avoid driving in this area if unpaved mountain roads aren't your strong point. 4x4 required. Wet conditions may make for tough driving along the muddy road. 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.


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