The North Yungas Road is by far the most dangerous on the planet, so dangerous that it has earned the epithet of ‘Death Road’. The road covers a 70km stretch between La Paz and Coroico over a decent of 3,600m with ridiculously tight hairpins and narrow passages to navigate, all whilst trying to avoid a sheer 800m drop.
The Leh-Manali Highway is situated in India and spans over a length of 297 miles among the Himalaya mountain range. It passes through some of the worlds highest mountain passes in the world, with a mean altitude in between 2 to 3 miles above sea level.
The historical Pamir Highway, officially the M41, running 1,252 kilometers between Osh and Dushanbe and traversing Pamir Mountains, is one of the world’s most famous routes for the adventurous traveler. Pamir Highway lies mostly in Tajikistan, the highland country of Central Asia.
Kahekili Highway is a strip of one-lane paved road framed by rock on one side and sheer cliff drops on the other with a length of 20 miles from Kapalua to Wailuku. It’s a legendary road known for its snaking turns, narrow passages, and dangerous road conditions, though nowadays that last factor is gone, since the road was completely repaved not too long ago.
State Highway 38 (Skalkaho Highway) follows the route of an old Indian trail beginning in Montana's Bitterroot Valley. The highway winds through the Sapphire Mountains and finally over Skalkaho Pass at an elevation of 7200 feet. Open during the summer months, Highway 38 is a seasonal shortcut from Hamilton, Montana to Philipsburg, Montana.
The Skippers Canyon Road, located in New Zealand, is unbelievably scary as it’s totally narrow and different to manouvre your car.This gravel road carved by hand by miners over 140 years ago is made from a very narrow cut in the middle of a sheer cliff face.