The road to Laza is recommended for drivers with strong nerves

Laza is a high mountain village at an elevation of 1.670m (5,479ft) above the sea level well known with its numerous waterfalls, located in the Qusar Rayon of Azerbaijan. Drive with care as this is a mountain road with hairpin curves and dangerous drop offs.

Laza Road

Is the road to Laza unpaved?

Located at the foot of the Mount Shahdagh in the north-east of the Greater Caucasus, the road to the village is known as Laza Road. The road features paved and unpaved sections. A high clearance vehicle is required and a 4x4 is recommended. Do not travel this road in severe weather conditions. Fog is common.

How long is the road to Laza?

Starting from Zindanmuruq, a small village at 1.144m above the sea level, the road is 9.7 km long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 526 meters. The average gradient is 5.44%, with sections up to 10%. This road has humbled many egos.
Pic: Javid Sultanov