We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kohat Pass : Tribal Gun Factories

Review Highlights

When going towards Kohat from Peshawar like 25 km starting Darra Adam Khail tribal area it is all... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Tariq A
via mobile
The treacherous

it was the most dangerous place to reach the kohat and vice versa A small portion but the killing... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
Khalil A
via mobile
Read all 11 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good27%
  • Average27%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“tunnel” (9 reviews)
“dara” (3 reviews)
“japan” (3 reviews)
Peshawar, Pakistan
Write a ReviewReviews (11)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

When going towards Kohat from Peshawar like 25 km starting Darra Adam Khail tribal area it is all mountainous beautiful area and it has many markets mostly selling types of local guns pistols and cartridges. After crossing this mountainous territory is a great tunnel to...More

1  Thank Tariq A
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

it was the most dangerous place to reach the kohat and vice versa A small portion but the killing zone and a night mare for the drivers, but now thanks to tunnel its abandoned

1  Thank Khalil A
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Pak Japan Friendship Tunnel has been a great contribution to the daily commuters of the area. During 2008 it was badly damaged by the terrorists but has been renovated and during my recent visit almost all the lights and exhaust Fans were functional. Road Condition...More

1  Thank Vaqar N
Reviewed 2 November 2015

good sceenes on the way ,nothing surprising in tunnel ..but still you can enjoy your trip .here ..if you come here .the must go to tanda dam in kohat

Thank Naveed A
Reviewed 26 October 2015

You guys need to see this place, But with this tunnel you also need to see the old road that people used to cross from Kohat city to Peshawar, vice versa. I used to be the frequent user as i was having job in Kohat....More

Thank Saeeduddin
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

All said and reviewed the place is out of turmoil and security issues now. A very small market of Gunsmiths making their living from this profession. A guide is must to visit Dara Adam khel where the gun markets are. Kohat Pass is just a...More

1  Thank Hacan F
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

The tunnel joins the northern part with the southern part. Before construction of this tunnel the travelling to southern part was dangerous and time consuming ,but its construction has solved the both Its about 1.9km long and can crossed in just 2 mins if not...More

Thank Khalil A
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Although the Kohat Tunnel and the gun manufacturing shops have some incidents of security forces clashing with insurgents, it can still be visited and viewed. After a long drive on a beautiful road (Only the initial hour has bad road and traffic when you pass...More

1  Thank Shahryarkhan64
Reviewed 6 June 2013

As of early 2013 the tribal areas are extremely dangerous place to be. Of course as a tourist I really wanted to visit Kohat Pass (Darra Adam Khel) to see all the famous gun factories, but everyone advised me against it - there are daily...More

1  Thank Zael
Reviewed 8 October 2012

The Kohat pass is Known by (DARA ADAM KHAIL) where Tribal Gun Factories are situated where they made all kind of gun and other arms by hand , after passing this area you will find the beautiful range of Mountains, Its a good place for...More

2  Thank ashbabar60
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
1 October 2015|
Response from Khanjaan |