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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.