Turkey

Bayburt Of Yolu-D915

Bayburt Of Yolu-D915

D915 is one of the most challenging roads in the world. Located in the Trabzon province, Turkey, the road is extreme, bordered by a drop of hundreds of meters unprotected by guardrails. It’s definitely not for anyone suffering from vertigo or a fear of landslides. Only the suicidal, the insane, or the paid-to-do-this should ever drive down. This road has humbled many egos. One mistake and it's a free fall to your death.

Ovit Geçidi

Ovit Geçidi

Ovit Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.690m (8,825ft) above the sea level located between Rize Province and Erzurum Province in northeastern Turkey. It’s one of the highest paved roads of the country. 

Gölyurt Geçidi

Gölyurt Geçidi

Gölyurt Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.380m (7,808ft) above the sea level located in the Erzurum Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. 

Kemaliye Taş Yolu

Kemaliye Taş Yolu

Kemaliye Taş Yolu is one of the most extreme roads in the world. Located in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey, this handmade road is extremely challenging, with drops of hundreds of meters unprotected by guardrails and 22 unlit and extremely narrow tunnels. The construction of the road started in 1870 and finished in 2002.

Gezbeli Geçidi

Gezbeli Geçidi

Gezbeli Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.990m (6,528ft) above the sea level located in the District of Tufanbeyli, Adana Province, Turkey.

Çimenli Geçidi

Çimenli Geçidi

Çimenli Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.335m (7,660ft) above the sea level located in the Erzurum Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. 

Kuş Yuvası Pass

Kuş Yuvası Pass

Karapınar-Gümüşkavak road is the name of the sharply winding and precipitous ascent in a a steep and narrow zig-zag road winding uphill to Kuş Yuvası Pass (Bird's Nest, a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.401m (4,596ft) above the sea level, located in the District of Alanya, in Antalya Province, Turkey. This climb isn't for the faint-hearted. You should be prepared to back up if you meet an oncoming vehicle.

Kop Geçidi

Kop Geçidi

Kop Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.409m (7,903ft) above the sea level located in the Erzurum Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. 

Eğribel Geçidi

Eğribel Geçidi

Eğribel Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.200m (7,217ft) above the sea level located in the Erzurum Province in the Giresun Province in the Black Sea region of northeastern Turkey.

Karabet Geçidi

Karabet Geçidi

Karabet Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.994m (9,822ft) above the sea level, located in Van Province, in eastern Turkey. It’s one of the highest roads of Europe.

Highest roads of Turkey

Highest roads of Turkey

Turkey is located in the Middle East, with territory in both Europe and Asia. A glance at a topographical map of Turkey reveals that this is a country of mountains.

Sertavul Geçidi

Sertavul Geçidi

Sertavul Geçidi is a high mountain pass, at an elevation of 1.660m (5,446ft) above the sea level, situated on the central Taurus Mountains at the border of Mersin Province with Karaman Province, in Turkey.

Ilgazdağı Geçidi

Ilgazdağı Geçidi

Ilgazdağı Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.875m (6,151ft) above the sea level, located in the Kastamonu Province, in the Black Sea region to the north of Turkey.

Çukuryurt Geçidi

Çukuryurt Geçidi

Çukuryurt Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.925m (6,315ft) above the sea level located in Konya Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey.

Kireçli Geçidi

Kireçli Geçidi

Kireçli Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.415m (7,923ft) above the sea level located in the Erzurum Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey. 

Çam Geçidi

Çam Geçidi

Çam Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.640m (8,661ft) above the sea level, located in the Artvin Province in the Black Sea region, at the far eastern end of Turkey.  It’s one of the highest paved roads of the country. 

Ağzıaçık Geçidi

Ağzıaçık Geçidi

Ağzıaçık Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.248m (7,375ft) above the sea level located in eastern Turkey, in Erzurum province. 

Güzelyayla Geçidi

Güzelyayla Geçidi

Güzelyayla Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.090m (6,856ft) above the sea level located in the Erzurum Province in the Eastern Anatolia region of Turkey.

Yağdonduran Geçidi

Yağdonduran Geçidi

Yağdonduran Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.750m (5,741ft) above the sea level, located in central Turkey, in Sivas Province.

Karasar Geçidi

Karasar Geçidi

Karasar Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1,950m (6,397ft) above the sea level, located in the Sivas Province of Turkey.

Çaykavak Geçidi

Çaykavak Geçidi

Çaykavak pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.600m (5,249ft) above the sea level, located in Niğde Province, Turkey, on the northern slopes of Toros Mountains.

Dallıkavak Geçidi

Dallıkavak Geçidi

Dallıkavak Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.349m (7,706ft) above the sea level located in eastern Turkey, in Erzurum province. 

Geminbeli Geçidi

Geminbeli Geçidi

Geminbeli Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.010m (6,594ft) above the sea level, located in the Sivas Province of Turkey.

Uzungol lake

Uzungol Lake

Uzungöl Lake is a mountain lake at an elevation of 1.125m (3,690ft) above the sea level located south of the city of Trabzon, in the Çaykara district of Trabzon Province, Turkey.