Tajikistan

Pamir Highway

Pamir Highway is the second highest altitude international highway in the world

The historical Pamir Highway (M41) is an excellent challenge for a 4x4 adventure travelers. Most of the road is paved (in very bad conditions) and stretches more than 1,200km between Osh (in Kyrgyzstan) and Dushanbe (in Tajikistan) through the Pamir Mountains. The road is heavily damaged in places by erosion, earthquakes, landslides, and avalanches.

Anzob Pass

Anzob Pass is a scary and dangerous road in Tajikistan

Anzob Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.372m (11,062ft) above the sea level, located northwest of Tajikistan's capital Dushanbe.

Anzob Tunnel

Anzob Tunnel is known as the Tunnel of Fear and the Tunnel of Death

Located in the Sughd Region of Tajikistan, Anzob Tunnel is said to be the most dangerous tunnel in the world. Nicknamed the Tunnel of Fear and the Tunnel of Death by locals, it lacks proper lighting and ventilation, breathing is hard and painful due to the thick mixture of exhaust gases.

Ak-Baital Pass

Ak-Baital Pass is the highest road pass in the former Soviet Union

Ak-Baital Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.670m (15,321ft) above the sea level, located in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan. It’s the highest road pass in the former Soviet Union.

Pereval Khargush

Pereval Khargush, a road with dramatic views in Tajikistan

Khargush Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.344m (14,251ft) above the sea level, located in the Kūhistoni Badakhshon Autonomous Region, in eastern Tajikistan. The climb sits in an isolated environment of dramatic beauty.