Khyber Pass is the mountain pass that links and Pakistan at an altitude of 1,070 m or 3,510 feet. Afghanistan
Throughout history it has been an important trade route between
Central Asia and South Asia and a strategic military location.
The summit of the
Khyber Pass is 5 kilometers (3.1 mi) inside at Landi Kotal and it cuts through the northeastern part of the Pakistan White Mountains
or Koh-e-Safaid - extension of the
Hindu Kush range.
For centuries, it has been a trade route between south and north
Every stone in the Khyber has been soaked in blood. Rudyard Kipling called it "a sword cut through the mountains."