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.

The pass is traversed by the Bahcesaray – Catak road. It's mostly paved and is being improved the last times. The road can be closed anytime due to the bad weather. The road includes a serie of thrilling hairpin bends. Here the spring arrives with a blaze of glorious colourful wild flowers. It is said by the locals that they ‘belong to God for half the year'. It's one of the highest roads of the country.
Pic: http://www.haberercis.com/bahcesaray/van-bahcesaray-yolunda-kar-yagisi-h302223.html