10 most beautiful Mountain Passes in Pakistan

Babusar Pass

Babusar Pass

Babusar Pass, the highest mountain pass in Kaghan Valley, is located at a distance of 66km from Naran. It is very cold even in the summer. It connects Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with Chilas, Gilgit Baltistan with Korakuram Highway.

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Khunjerab Pass

Khunjerab Pass is a gateway between Pakistan and China, at an elevation of 15,397 feet in the Karakoram Range in Nagar, Gilgit. It is the highest border crossing in the World and is located at a distance of 270km from Gilgit main city.

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Shandur Top

Shandur Top, flat plateau, is located in Ghizer district, Gilgit Baltistan, at an altitude of 12,200 feet at the distance of 212km from Gilgit via Shandur-Gilgit Road, or at the distance of 150km from Chitral via chital-Mastuj Road.

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Bolan pass

Bolan Pass connects Central Asia and South Asia. It has a historical background, it was the main gateway to cross the region for invaders, traders, and nomadic tribes. It is located in Toba Kakar Range in Balochistan between Quetta and Sibi, mountains are dry and barren. Traveling through the pass is the real adventure of crossing dry and dusty mountains through a number of narrow gorges of 89 km in length. Traveling through rail is more interesting while crossing Bolan Pass.

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Chaman

Chaman is situated in Balochistan with Kandahar, a city of Afghanistan, at the distance of 128 km from Quetta on National Highway N-25. It is the most important border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan, and most of the trade is conducted through it.

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Malakand

Malakand is located at a distance of 86 km from Peshawar via Mardan on Malankand-Mardan Road. It has very important strategic location as a gateway to Bajaur, Swat, Buner, and Lower Dir. It is surrounded by barren mountains, where Malakand Pass connects Mardan to Swat and to Dir near Dargai.

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Passage to Baltit Fort

Baltit Fort can be accessed by crossing the steep streets of the town around it. You can view the beautiful site of the fort from the nearby streets and those also provide fantastic view within the shades of trees.

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