Here in this Post, We have included some of the most dangerous roads in the world in this list. We have also added some of the Video of such roads which show travel over some of the roughest terrain on the planet. So, if you don’t get frightened easily, fasten your seat belt and take a virtual ride. And yeah if you’ve been actually traveled on any of these awesome avenues, please let me know by commenting below.
Now let’s begin the countdown.
11. North Yungas Road in Bolivia
This is also known as “the Death Road,” It is located in the Yungas region in Bolivia. This road is about 40 miles long and stretches from La Paz to Corico. This is one of the “world’s most dangerous road.” according to Inter-American Development Bank. Every year around 200 to 300 people have died while driving on this road. The road is single lane and there is not more than 10 feet no guard rails on the side of the road. So there is no railings on this road so if you fall down from this road it’s impossible to stop you not only this even weather is also contributes it’s part and Fog, dust and rain will always stop you to go away.
10. Sichuan-Tibet Highway, China
The Sichuan-Tibet Highway, This high way is situated between Chengdu and Tibet where landslides and rock avalanches are very common problem. It is a road where over 7,500 deaths occurs every year that’s the reason drivers feared with this highway. It is one of the World’s very risky road with around 50 sharp turns that’s why we added this road as one of the most dangerous road in the World.
9. The Stelvio Pass, Italy
Stelvio Pass, It is located in Italy at 9045 feet above the sea level in the Eastern Alps between Stilfs in South Tyrol and Bormio. Some of the roads of this pass is looks more dangerous than they really are. The road is stretched around two kilometers range with just a low concrete barrier between your car and the steep mountain drop. While driving on this road you need to be too alert other wise you could spell big disaster.
8. Col De La Bonette, France
Col de la Bonette (el. 2,715 metres (8,907 ft)) is a high mountain pass in the French Alps, near the border with Italy. It is amoung the 25 highest mountains roads in Europe. The road over the col de la is one of the seventh highest paved road in the Alps.
7. Saint Gotthard Pass, Switzerland
It is located above 6909 ft from the sea level in Central Switzerland on the high mountain peak of Alps. This road lies between Airolo and Andermatt and connects Bellinzona to Lucerne, Basel, and Zurich. Its road is too much narrow lane and have twisty turns which turns it more scary.
6. Dalton Highway, Alaska
James W. Dalton Highway, people also called it as Dalton Highway is around 666 Km long road in Alaska. It started from Elliott Highway, north of Fairbanks, and ends at Deadhorse near the Arctic Ocean and the Prudhoe Bay Oil Fields. There are a lots of warning boards placed at every steps of the road and every tuns of the road.
5. Zoji La, India
Zoji La, It is one of the most highest mountain pass in the India. It started from Ladakh and stretched till Kashmir. It is located in National highway. It generally seprate Kashmir Valley to its west from Dras Valley to its north. It have very narrow lane without barriers accompanied by high snowfall and speedy winds.
4. Atlantic Ocean Road, Norway
The Atlantic Ocean Road or the Atlantic Road and Norwegian says this road as Atlanterhavsvegen / Atlanterhavsveien is spread around 8.3 Kilometer long. It runs through an archipelago in Eide and Averøy in Møre og Romsdal, Norway. It connects 8 horrifying bridges of Norwegian Island. After having a lots of Hard endeavor this road is opened up in 1989. The construction of this road was really very difficult to construct because this road had very high wind storm.
3. Eshima Ohashi Bridge, Japan
Eshima Ohashi Bridge is a rigid-frame bridge in Japan that connects Matsue, Shimane Prefecture and Sakaiminato, Tottori Prefecture over Nakaumi lake. It is located in Chugoku, Honshu in Japan. After having a look of this bridge picture you Will be easily scared due to it’s heights. It’s because of the ship who run into Nakaumi Lake could easily pass.
2. Skippers Canyon Road, New Zealand
Skippers Canyon is located in New Zealand and spread around 22 Kilometers in length. To drive on this road you actually need to permit to drive it for those you got the permit to drive on this road are real hair-raising trip. When you start driving on this road just hope that no one need to run into someone coming from the other way.
1. Kishtwar Road, India
This road is located in Kistwar District in Jammu and Kashmir. This is not for faint-hearted people. From one side of this road very terrifying mountainous trail is there with other side is chasm. If you fall down, you and your vehicle will be pulverized to pieces.