16 Most Dangerous And Challenging Roads In The World

Harin - Feb 22, 2021


16 Most Dangerous And Challenging Roads In The World

These roads are known for their rough conditions, narrow passes, unforgiving terrain, and sheer drops. Here 16 of the world’s most dangerous roads.

Here are some roads that require the best driving skills. These are known for their rough conditions, narrow passes, unforgiving terrain, and sheer drops. Take a look at 16 of the world’s most dangerous roads that aren’t for the faint-hearted.

1. Zoji La Pass, India

Zoji La Pass India
Zoji La Pass, India.

Zoji La Pass is undoubtedly one of India’s most scenic routes. You get to travel through the highest mountain range.

2. Nathu La Pass, India

Nathu La Pass India
Nathu La Pass, India.

Standing at more than 14,000ft, the route is on the Indo-China border. It is dangerous to travel on this road during rain and snowfall.

3. Skippers Canyon Road

Skippers Canyon Road
Skippers Canyon Road.

The road in the south-west of South Island, Newzealand. Its narrowness makes it unbelievably scary, making it difficult to drive your car.

4. The Karakoram, Pakistan

The Karakoram Pakistan
The Karakoram, Pakistan.

The road linking Pakistan and China stands at an altitude of 4,693 meters. Floods and landslides happen regularly. And to make things worse, the part in Pakistan is unpaved.

5. Kabul-Jalalabad Highway, Afghanistan

Kabul Jalalabad Highway Afghanistan
Kabul-Jalalabad Highway, Afghanistan.

6. 99 Bending Road, China

99 Bending Road China

You have to go through 99 turns to reach Tongtian Avenue.

7. Caucasus Road, Russia

Caucasus Road Russia
Caucasus Road, Russia.

8. Yungas Road, Bolivia

Yungas Road Bolivia
Yungas Road, Bolivia.

On one side are steep mountains, on the other is a 600-meter elevated cliff.

9. Kolyma Highway, Russia

Kolyma Highway Russia
Kolyma Highway, Russia.

In winter, the highway is extremely dangerous because of the ice, the heavy snow, and reduced visibility. In summers, it isn’t less dangerous with mud covering the road.

10. Hana, Hawaii

Hana Hawaii
Hana, Hawaii.

The 112-kilometer route links Kahului and Hana to Maui, the popular tourist destination.

11. Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway

Atlantic Ocean Road Norway
Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway.

The road links several small seaside villages.

12. Eshima Ohashi Bridge, Japan

Eshima Ohashi Bridge Japan

The Eshima Ohashi Bridge connects Matsue and Saskaiminato. Its width is 12 meters and its length is 1.7 kilometers. When viewed from afar, it looks like it is impossible to climb on the bridge.

13. Dalton Highway, Alaska

Dalton Highway Alaska
Dalton Highway, Alaska.

Earth’s most secluded highway. Dalton Highway connects three villages and is said to be the snowiest highway in the world.

14. Guoliang Tunnel, China

Guoliang Tunnel China
Guoliang Tunnel, China.

The road is famous for its nickname, the road that doesn’t tolerate mistakes.

15. Khardung La, India

Khardung La India
Khardung La, India.

One of the most difficult roads and India’s highest drivable road.

16. Stelvio Pass, Italy

Stelvio Pass Italy
Stelvio Pass, Italy.

One of the world’s most scenic drives at 9,045 ft up in the Alms, the views here are insane. However, the low concrete barriers, the 180-degree corners, and slick conditions of the road make it a dangerous one to drive on.

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