30 Amazing Pictures of the Wonderful Karakoram Highway

30 Amazing Pictures of the Wonderful Karakoram Highway


By Yasin Nadir

The N 35 known more popularly as the Karakoram Highway and China-Pakistan Friendship Highway is a 1300 KM National Highway in Pakistan, which extends from Hasan Abdal in Punjab province of Pakistan to Khunjera Pass in Gilgit Baltistan, where it crosses into China and becomes China national Highway. The Highway connects the Pakistani provinces of Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Gilgit Baltistan with China Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. The highway is popular tourist attraction, and is one of the highest paved roads in the world, passing through the Karakoram mountain Range at an elevation of 4,714 Meters or 15,466 Ft, Due to its high elevation and the difficult conditions in which it was constructed, it is often referred to as the Eighth Wonder of the world.

After evaluating hundreds of the KKH clicks on Social Media, Pakiholic has come up with the 30 rare pictures of “The Karakoram Highway”. The good thing about these number of clicks are that they are so amazing that it becomes hard for you to judge them on the photography standards.

The Colors of Autumn on Karakoram Highway. Courtesy Majid Hussain

Karakoram highway August 2014. Courtesy Syed Hamza Mobeen

Karakoram Highway by Shehzad Wazeer

Karakoram Highway, courtesy Rao Mubasher

Karakoram Highway, courtesy Rao Mubasher

Karakoram highway in Autumn Near SOS Port. Syed Mehdi Bukhari

Karakoram highway Nagar Valley, courtesy Depak Photography

Karakoram highway near Attabaad Lake, courtesy Mr.Hunzai

Karakoram highway near Dassu, courtesy Muhammad Adeel

Karakoram highway near Gulmit, courtesy Usman Khalid

Karakoram highway near Thilochi, courtesy Sher Ali photography

Karakoram highway Silk Route Shahra e Resham, courtesy Akhtar Hassan Khan

Karakoram highway, as seen from the famous back wall of Altit Fort, courtesy Saad Munawar

Karakoram Highway, courtesy Khan Bahadur

Karakoram highway, Gilgit, courtesy Qammer Wazir photography

Karakoram Highway, Gulmit. Courtesy Asad Khan

Karakoram Highway, courtesy Mr.Hunzai

Karakoram Highway, courtesy Mubashir Kamaal

Karakoram highway, courtesy Sajjad Bin Hannan

Karakoram Highway. Courtesy Usama Iqbal

Karakoram Highway, Kala Pul, Abbottabaad. Courtesy Mohazam Ali Awan

Karakoram Highway-Courtesy Shehzaad Maroof

Karakoram Highway-The real Highway. Courtesy Shehzaad Maroof Khan

Karakoram Highway, 5th July 2017. Courtesy Maaz Ahmed

One of the most beautiful roads in the world. Courtesy Hammad Kaleem Sheikh

Passu cones, Karakoram Highway, courtesy Asfand Mehmood

The 8th wonder of the world-Karakoram highway credits Saad Munawar

The aerial view of KKH, Indus River, Astore Turn bridge. Courtesy Mobeen Mazhar photography

The fire of purpose easily melts the icicles of obstacles. Courtesy Liz Norman

The karakoram Highway. Courtesy Syed Hamza Mobeen