Manang Road

Don’t glance down at your phone on Manang Road

Manang Road is the name of the sharply winding and precipitous ascent in a steep and narrow zig-zag road located to the north of the Annapurna mountain range in Nepal. A lot of websites list the most dangerous roads in the world. Not a single one of them mention the road to Manang. It’s a narrow ledge chiselled into the side of a cliff, and it takes a brave driver (and passenger) to ride it.

Rudrabeni-Ridi road

Rudrabeni-Ridi Road

Located in the Lumbini Zone of central Nepal, the Rudrabeni-Ridi road is one of the most dangerous roads in the world. This route is not recommended if your passengers are prone to car sickness.

Kora La

Kora La

The Kora La, also known as Korala, is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.612m (15,131ft) above the sea level, located in the China-Nepal border.

Supa Deurali Temple

Don’t glance down at your phone on the Supa Deurali Temple road

Located in the Arghakhanchi District, in the western part of Nepal, the Supa Deurali is a mountain temple at an elevation of 1.509m (4,950ft) above the sea level.

Jauljibi-Madkote Road

Jauljibi-Madkote Road

Jauljibi-Madkote Road is a very scary cliff road located in the Indo-Nepal border. The road is in dreadful condition and requires strong nerves to negotiate it. If your GPS ever thinks it's a good idea to drive on this road, it may be time to get a new one!

Yamda La

Driving the wild Yamda La

Yamda La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.986m (13,077ft) above the sea level, located in the remote and inaccessible region of Upper Mustang, in the valley of the Kali Gandaki River, in north-central Nepal.

Friendship Highway

Friendship Highway, one of the best overland journeys on the planet

The China-Nepal Highway (also known as the Friendship Highway) is a very scenic route on the Tibetan Plateau with a length of 753 km (467 miles). It’s regarded as one of the best overland journeys on the planet.

Jumla Airport

Jumla Airport

Jumla Airport is a high mountain airport at an elevation of 2.347m (7,700ft) above the sea level, located in the Jumla District in Province No. 6 in Nepal.

Nara La

Nara La

Nara La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.507m (14,786ft) above the sea level, located in the Karnali Zone of north-western Nepal.

National Highway 318

National Highway 318, the longest highway in China

China National Highway 318 (G318) is a challenhing road running from Shanghai to Zhangmu on the China-Nepal border. It is the longest highway in China, crossing over eight provinces, with a length of 5.476 kilometres (3,403 mi).

Imja Khola

Imja Khola

Imja Khola is a high mountain glacier on the slopes of Mount Everest, in the Nepalese Cukung Valley, at an elevation of 5.156m (16,916ft) above the sea level.

Karnali Highway

Karnali Highway

Located in the Karnali Region, north-west of Kathmandu, in Nepal, the Karnali Highway is said to be one of the most dangerous roads on the world. Be prepared, this road is not for the faint of heart or ill prepared. One mistake can have serious consequences. The police have banned driving at night on this road due to the high number of fatal accidents.

Prithvi Highway

Dramatic views along the Prithvi Highway

Prithvi Highway is an asphalted road with a length of 174 km (108mi) located in Nepal. The road links Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, and Pokhara, a tourist city in the western part of Nepal. The scenery along the road is dramatic.

Thorong La

An Explorer's Guide to the Thorong La road

Thorong La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.514m (14,809ft) above the sea level, located in central Nepal in the district of Mustang.

Tipta La

The wild road to Tipta La

Tipta La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.118m (16,791ft) above the sea level, located on the border of China and Nepal. It’s an important trade route.

Arniko Highway

Arniko Highway: One mistake, game over

The Arniko Highway is one of the most dangerous roads in the world. It provides Nepal’s overland link with Tibet and China. "One mistake, game over".

Nyi La

Travel guide to the top of Nyi La

Nyi La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.932m (12,900ft) above the sea level, located in the remote and inaccessible region of Upper Mustang, in the valley of the Kali Gandaki River, in north-central Nepal.

Nyalu Lagna Pass

Nyalu Lagna Pass

Nyalu Lagna Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.995m (16,387ft) above the sea level, located in the Karnali Zone of north-western Nepal.

Beni-Jomsom road

Beni-Jomsom Road

The Beni-Jomsom road is a high mountain road located in the Kali Gandaki Valley, in Mustang District of Nepal.

Tsarang La

Tsarang La

Tsarang La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.870m (12,696ft) above the sea level, located in the remote and inaccessible region of Upper Mustang, in the valley of the Kali Gandaki River, in north-central Nepal.

Marim La

A road trip to Marim La is truly epic

Marim La is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.494m (18,024ft) above the sea level, located on the border of China and Nepal. 

Simbhanjyang Pass

Simbhanjyang Pass

Simbhanjyang Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.488m (8,162ft) above the sea level, located in southern Nepal. The road is narrow and riddled with potholes. As a result, vehicles on the edge of the road lose control.

Dajori La

Dare to drive the dangerous Dajori La

Dajori La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.600m (11,811ft) above the sea level, located in the remote and inaccessible region of Upper Mustang, in the valley of the Kali Gandaki River, in north-central Nepal.

Lapche La

A road trip on the Lapche La pass is truly epic

Lapche La is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.933m (16,184ft) above the sea level, located on the border of China and Nepal.

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.