Greatest roads in the world (P.63) Pamir Highway: Amazing road trip in Central Asia

29-08-2023

(WorldKings.org) The Pamir Highway is a truly amazing road trip that will take you through some of the most beautiful and remote scenery in the world. It is a great way to see the stunning scenery of the Pamir Mountains and experience the unique culture of Central Asia.

The Pamir Highway is a high altitude international highway that runs through the Pamir Mountains in Central Asia. It is one of the highest roads in the world, with some sections reaching an altitude of over 4,600 meters. The highway connects the Tajikistani capital of Dushanbe to the Kyrgyz city of Osh. The Pamir Highway was built in the 1930s by the Soviet Union. It was originally used as a military route, but it is now a popular tourist destination.

 

The Pamir Highway takes you through a variety of landscapes, from snow-capped mountains to lush green valleys. You will see everything from glaciers to deserts. It passes through some remote and untouched areas, giving you a glimpse of a way of life that is rapidly disappearing. Ak-Baital Pass is the highest pass on the Pamir Highway, at an altitude of 4,655 meters. The pass is located between the Pamir Mountains and the Tian Shan Mountains. Karakul Lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and is a popular destination for bird watching and fishing.

 

This road is also a cultural melting pot. The Pamir Highway passes through several different countries and cultures. You will have the opportunity to meet people from all over the world and learn about their cultures. The remote and beautiful Wakhan Valley is located in the far northeast of Tajikistan. The valley is home to a unique culture and landscape, and is a popular destination for hiking, camping, and wildlife watching.

 

The best time to drive the Pamir Highway is during the summer months (June to September). The weather is warm and sunny, and the roads are generally clear of snow. However, it is important to be aware that the weather can change quickly in the mountains, so it is always a good idea to check the forecast before you travel.

 

According to the Internet


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