A rough 4x4 road to Koc Tepesi

Koç Tepesi is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.069m (10,068ft) above sea level, located in Turkey. It’s one of the highest roads of Europe.

Koc Tepesi

Where is Koc Tepesi?

The pass is located to the west of Hakkâri, in the Hakkâri Province of the southeastearn part of the country, near the Van Province.

How long is Koc Tepesi?

The road to the summit is entirely unpaved. It’s one of the highest roads of the country. A 4x4 vehicle is required. Due its elevation, the pass is closed to vehicles in the winter months. Starting from Adaman the road is 15.0 km (9.32 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 812 m. The average gradient is 5.41%.