Wolkefit Pass

Wolkefit Pass, a roller coaster ride in Ethiopia

The Wolkefit Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.250m (10,662ft) above the sea level located in the Semien Mountains, in northern Ethiopia. 

Blue Nile Gorge

The curvy road through the Blue Nile Gorge

Located on the boundary of Amhara and Oromiya regions, in Northern Ethiopia, the Blue Nile Gorge is a series of gorges to a depth of some 1.500m (4,900ft).

Route 30

Route 30

Route 30 is a high mountain road located in northern Ethiopia. Most of the road was built by the Italians during the occupation from 1936 – 1941.

Mount Bwahit

Mount Bwahit, one of the highest drivable roads in Africa

Mount Bwahit is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.437m (14,557ft) above the sea level, located in the Semien Mountains in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. The road to the pass, just some meters above the summit, is one of the highest drivable roads in Africa. 

B90 Road (Dodola-Dinsho)

B90, a high mountain road from Dodola to Dinsho

Located in the Oromia Region of southeast Ethiopia, the high mountain road from Dodola to Dinsho tops out at 3.622m (11,883ft) above the sea level.

Mount Abuna Yosef

Mount Abuna Yosef

Mount Abuna Yosef is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 4.199m (13,776ft) above the sea level, located in the Semien Wollo Zone of the Amhara Region, in Ethiopia. It is one of the highest driveable mountain roads in Africa.

Erta Ale volcano

The dangerous and not recommended journey to Erta Ale volcano

Located in the Afar Region of northeastern Ethiopia, the terrible road to Erta Ale volcano may be one of the worst roads in the world, in one of the most inhospitable regions on Earth. The drive is extremely dangerous (landmines, terrorism, malaria, extreme weather, kidnapping, banditry and armed assaults), making travel difficult and dangerous.

Route 2

Travelling through the steep Route 2

Route 2 is a high mountain road located in northern Ethiopia. The road is asphalted but includes some very steep sections, up to 12%.

Tulluu Diimtuu

Tulluu Diimtuu

Mount Tullu Demtu is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 4.389m (14,400ft) above the sea level, situated in Oromia Region in southeast Ethiopia, located in the Bale National Park. It’s one of the Africa's highest mountain roads. 

Lalibela Road

A road trip to Lalibela, in Ethiopia

Lalibela is a town in Ethiopia, known for its monolithic churches built during the reign of Lalibela, king of the country, at an elevation of 2.541m (8,336ft) above the sea level. It’s located in the Lasta Amhara Region, in the northern part of the country.

Ras Dashen

Ras Dashen

Ras Dashen is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.277m (14,032ft) above the sea level, located in the Gondar, Amhara Region, in Ethiopia. It is one of the highest driveable mountain roads in Africa.

Road B22

B22, a sandy high mountain road

Located in the Amhara Region of northern Ethiopia, B22 is a challenging high mountain road with stunning views.

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