Road trip guide: Conquering Latpari Pass
Pereval Latpari is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.834m (9,297ft) above the sea level, located in Svaneti province, in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region of western Georgia. Drive with care as this is a mountain road with hairpin curves and dangerous dropoffs. It’s one of the highest roads of Georgia.
The pass is located in the Greater Caucasus mountain range. Stay away if you're scared of heights. Expect a trail pretty steep. Strongly recommended for high clearance, 4-wheel drive vehicles. It's one of the highest roads of Europe.
Trail usually becomes passable in the late May. Great trail for experienced wheelers. Avoid driving in this area if unpaved mountain roads aren't your strong point. This trail passes through remote areas, so you need to be prepared. This route is not suitable for normal cars. If you dare to take the risk and travel along this dusty and bumpy route, then make sure to be driven by someone who has experience of the road.
Pic&video: Nick Vardzelashvili