Lowari tunnel

Place: Chitral Valley

Category: Parks , Waterfall , Valley , Snow fall , Landmarks , River Rafting , Horse Riding , Boating , Fishing ,

Suitable for Family Suitable for Adults

Latitude: 35.38032685610494

Longitude: 71.78055496886373

Description

Lowari Tunnel (Urdu: لواري سرنگ‎, Lowari Sarang) is an 10.4 kilometres (6.5 mi)vehicular tunnel under the Lowari Pass of the Hindu Kush mountains, between Dir and Chitral in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. It is operated by the National Highway Authority and carries traffic on the N-45 National Highway, thus bypassing Lowari Pass. Construction was partly completed by June 2017, The total cost of the tunnel was ₨26.954 billion (US$190 million).

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