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Loam’s view point

Loam’s view point is a beautiful viewpoint at an elevation of 780m above the sea level located in the Anamalai Hills of the Western Ghats, in India. It's situated in the 9th hairpin bend towards Valparai from Pollachi on the Valparai Ghat Road. The road is quite risky and prone to accidents. You have to be extra careful while passing through the twists and turns that are abundant on the road.

Ranchi Jamshedpur National Highway 33

Located in India, in the state of Jharkhand, the road linking Ranchi and Jamshedpur is said to be haunted by a white lady. Most of the accidents occur at night on this stretch of the highway.

Niti Pass

Niti Pass is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.070m (16,633ft) connecting Uttarakhand, a state in the northern part of India and southern Tibet, an autonomous region of the People's Republic of China.

Nathu La

Nathu La is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.310m (14,140ft) above the sea level, located in the Himalayas, on the border between China and India. 

Kaksang La

The Chushul – Mahe road is a very challenging road located in Leh District, Jammu and Kashmir in northern India. Locals claim the road as ‘hell’.

Lachulung La

Lachulung La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.059m (16,598ft) above the sea level, located in the Himalayas, on the boundary between Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) in India.

Nakee-la

Nakee-la is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 15,647ft (4.769m) above the sea level, located in the Ladakh region of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Fotu La

Fotu La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.108m (13,478ft) above the sea level, located in the Himalayas Zaskar Range in India.

Pensi-la is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4,400 m (14,436 ft) above the sea level located in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, in India. The pass is traversed by a metalled road.

Umling La

At 5.793m (19,005ft) above the sea level, Umling La is one of the highest motorable roads in the world. Located in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, in India, there is a real risk of AMS (altitude-mountain-sickness) and death due to Pulmonary Edema and Cerebral Edema.

Karcham - Chitkul road

Located in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, in India, the Karcham – Chitkul road is one of the most exciting drives in the world. The road includes gravel and asphalt sections bordered by a drop of hundreds of meters (many hundreds of feet) unprotected by guardrails.

Hikkim

Hikkim is a high mountain village at an elevation of 4.572m (15,000ft) above the sea level, located in district Lahaul Spiti of Himachal Pradesh (northern India). It has the world's highest permanent post office. It’s one of the highest towns accessible by car on Earth.

Aut Tunnel

Located in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state, the Aut is one of the most dangerous tunnels in the world and has become very lethal for traffic coming from both side. It’s dark inside as there are just a few bulbs. There are no CCTVs or fire fighting facilities.

Bara-lacha La

Bara-lacha la is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.890m (16,043ft) above the sea level, located in Zanskar range, in India.

Tso Kar Lake

Tso Kar is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 4.530m (14,860ft) above the sea level, located in the southern part of Ladakh in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.




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