The BAM Road is one of the toughest adventure roads left on this planet. It’s a real test of physical and mental endurance. The BAM road is an old railway service track that runs roughly alongside the railway track, in extreme Siberia, Russia. It's filled with everything from rickety old bridges to waist high water crossings and at points being miles from civilization.
Located in Russia's south-west Chelyabinsk region, close to the border with Kazakhstan, in the southern Ural mountains, the Karachay Lake it’s considered the most polluted place on Earth.
Located in Siberia, the Vitim River Bridge is one of the most spectacular bridges in the world. It’s an old train bridge crossing the Vitim River which leaves drivers precariously navigating a tiny six-foot-wide path. Its old metal structure is covered with rotting wooden planks, which can be slippery due to frequent ice in the area.
Located in the central part of the Sakhalin Island, in Russia, the 64H-3 road is one of the Best Coastal Drives in the World. Most of the journey in this road with little traffic is gravel. The road runs for 300km along the shore of the Strait of Tartary in the Pacific Ocean.
The road from Korsakov to Novikovo is a very scenic coastal drive located in Sakhalin island, in the Far East part of Russia, situated north of Japan.
The R504 Kolyma Highway connects Magadan and Yakutsk – actually, Nizhny Bestyakh on the eastern bank of Lena River at Yakutsk-, where the coldest temperature ever recorded outside Antarctica was recorded. The road is 1.738km (1,079mi) long crossing forests, mountains, deserts, and everything in between. Much of it is unpaved and certainly not ideal for a casual Sunday drive.
Lake Baikal ice road is a very scenic drive to feel the beauty of transparent ice of the world known Lake Baikal, in the south of the Russian region of Siberia. The ice is so clear that you can recognize the bottom stones through it.
Stretching almost 7,000 miles from St Petersburg to Vladivostok, the Trans-Siberian Highway is the name for a network of federal highways that span the width of Russia from the Baltic Sea of the Atlantic Ocean to the Japan Sea of the Pacific Ocean. It’s one of the longest roads in the world across some of the toughest environments and terrain around.
M32 is one of the main highways of Kazakhstan. The road is 2.046km (1271 miles) long and runs from the Russian border towards the border with Kyrgyzstan. It’s a good road for those who wish to undertake such a journey to the heart of the country.
Federal Highway M18 is one of the great drives in the world. It’s a 1.340 km road linking Saint Petersburg and Murmansk, in Russia.
Extreme 4x4 track located in the western Caucasus mountain range, in Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay–Cherkessia of Russia, near the border with Georgia, climbing up to the Garabashi (also known as Botchki) huts, at an elevation of 4.044m (13,267ft) above the sea level. It's one of the highest roads of Europe.
Roki Tunnel is an international high mountain tunnel at an elevation of 2,130m (6,988ft) above the sea level, located in the Caucasus Mountains, a mountain system in Eurasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the Caucasus region. The tunnel is traversed by the Transcaucasian Highway.
Road 64H-1 is one of the greatest drives in the Russian Sakhalin Oblast. It has a well-deserved reputation for being dangerous because of unpredictable snowstorms and blizzards. The road is 623km long.
The Klyuchi-Petropavlovsk Road is one of the greatest adventures in the Russian Far East. Located in the Kamchatka peninsula - Russia's Land of Fire and Ice –, the track is mostly unpaved.
Pereval Katu-Yaryk is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.188m (3,897ft) above the sea level, located in Altai Republic, in Russia. The road to the summit is extreme. Only 4x4 cars. Due to the 35% gradient sections, gravel loose and the lack of protections, the road is one of the scariest drives in the world.
64Н-3 is a short coastal road located on the southwest coast of the SakhalinIsland, in Russia. The road is mostly gravel.
The 86К-14 is a spectacular and lonely experience in the heart of the Republic of Karelia, in Russia.
Chegem waterfalls are one of the visit cards of tourist-recreational complex of Kabardino-Balkaria. They are located in the gorge near the village Hushtosyrt of Chegem canyon, in Chegemsky District of the Kabardino-Balkar Republic, Russia.
Pereval Nevel’skiy is a mountain pass at an elevation of 437m (1,551ft) above the sea level, located on the southwest coast of the Sakhalin Island, in Russia.