Saturday, November 19, 2011

Khojak Pass

Khojak Pass (el. 7,513 ft) connects Qila Abdullah with Chaman in the province of Baluchistan, Pakistan.
  • Khojak Pass is between Quetta and Chaman. 22 kilometer before Chaman.
  • Khojak railroad tunnel 5.2 kilometre long (3.2 miles).
  • Small forts to defend pass on each hill top.
  • Picture of khojak tunnel is on old five rupees note.
  • "Historically, the Achakzai, across the khojak mountain , have controlled the smuggling routes around the Khojak Pass, one of the two major mountain passes that connect the Middle East with the Indian subcontinent, the other being the more famous" Khyber Pass.


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