Crest dramatic Torugart Pass, a demanding Silk Road caravan route

Crest dramatic Torugart Pass, a demanding Silk Road caravan route

Torugart Pass, China/Kyrgyzstan border

Crest Torugart Pass, a 12,000-foot pass through the Tien Shan Mountains on the border of Kyrgyzstan and China, a route used by the old Silk Road caravans and one of the most spectacular routes into or out of China.

PUBLISHED: July 31, 2013