Ethiopia

Wolkefit Pass

Wolkefit Pass

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

Blue Nile Gorge

Located in the Ethiopian highlands, the Blue Nile Gorge is a serie of gorges to a depth of some 1.500m (4,900ft).

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.

Mount Bwahit

Mount Bwahit

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 driveable mountain roads in Africa. 

Erta Ale volcano

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).

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.

Lalibela Road

Lalibela Road

Lalibela is a town in northern Ethiopia, known for its monolithic churches, at an elevation of 2.500m (8,202ft) above the sea level, located in the Semien Wollo Zone. 

Route 2

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. 

Route 8 (Dodola-Dinsho)

Route 8 (Dodola-Dinsho)

Route 8 is an asphalted road with a length of 80km located within the Bale Mountains (also known as the Urgoma Mountains), in the Oromia Region of southeast Ethiopia.

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.