Ultimate 4wd destination: Mount Mevzi

Mevzi Dağı is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.984m (9,790ft) above sea level, located in Turkey. It’s one of the highest roads in Europe.

Mount Mevzi

Where is Mount Mevzi?

The peak is located in the Van province, in the eastern part of the country, near the border with Iran.

Is the road to Mount Mevzi challenging?

The road to the summit is entirely unpaved. 4x4 vehicles are required due to its steepness. It features 20 hairpin turns and countless curves. It’s usually impassable in winters.

How long is the road to Mount Mevzi?

It’s one of the highest roads in the country. Starting from Yukarıkaymaz, the road is 16km (10 miles) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 1,230m. The average gradient is 7.68%.