Bayburt Of Yolu-D915

Bayburt Of Yolu-D915, the most challenging road in the world

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, one of the highest paved roads of Turkey

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

Gölyurt Geçidi

Gölyurt Geçidi, a Turkish high mountain road

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

Dare to drive the dangerous Kemaliye Taş Yolu road

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.

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.

Eğribel Geçidi

Eğribel Geçidi, a high mountain drive in Turkey

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.

Kuş Yuvası Pass

Kuş Yuvası Pass is one of the toughest roads in the world

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.

Gezbeli Geçidi

Gezbeli Geçidi, a paved mountain road in Turkey

Gezbeli Geçidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.990m (6,528ft) above the sea level located on the border of Adana and Kayseri Province, in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey.

Çimenli Geçidi

Çimenli Geçidi, a high mountain journey in Turkey

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. 

Karabet Geçidi

Karabet Geçidi, one of the highest roads of Europe

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.

Kop Geçidi

Kop Geçidi, one of the highest paved roads of Turkey

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. 

Sertavul Geçidi

A scenic drive to the top of 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.

Çam Geçidi

Çam Geçidi, one of the highest paved roads of Turkey

Cam Pass (Cam 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. 

Çukuryurt Geçidi

Çukuryurt Geçidi, one of the highest paved roads in Turkey

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: enjoy a drive among the clouds

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. 

Ilgazdağı Geçidi

Ilgazdağı Geçidi, a road with high risk of rock slides

Ilgaz Dagi Gecidi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 1.866m (6,122ft) above the sea level, located in the Kastamonu Province, in the Black Sea region to the north of Turkey.

Ağzıaçık Geçidi

Ağzıaçık Geçidi, a mountain paved road in Turkey

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

Driving the wild 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, a classic road trip

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, a paved mountain road in Turkey

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, a paved mountain road in Turkey

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, a mountain road in eastern Turkey

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, a paved mountain road in Turkey

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

The road to Uzungol Lake is not a Sunday drive

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.

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.