The Hindu Kush is a 800-kilometer-long (500 mi) mountain extend that extends through Afghanistan from its middle to northern Pakistan and into Tajikistan.
It shapes the western area of the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region (HKH)and is the westernmost augmentation of the Pamir Mountains, the Karakoram and the Himalayas. It isolates the valley of the Amu Darya (the old Oxus) toward the north from the Indus River valley toward the south. The range has various high snow-topped tops, with the most noteworthy point being Tirich Mir or Terichmir at 7,708 meters (25,289 ft) in the Chitral District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Toward the north, close to its northeastern end, the Hindu Kush supports the Pamir Mountains close to where the outskirts of China, Pakistan and Afghanistan meet, after which it runs southwest through Pakistan and into Afghanistan close to their fringe. The eastern finish of the Hindu Kush in the north converges with the Karakoram Range. Towards its southern end, it associates with the Spin Ghar Range close to the Kabul River.