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.

List of the highest mountain roads of Turkey:

Mountain pass Elevation Province Surface
Mount Erciyes 3.330m (10,925ft) Kayseri  Gravel
Gül Tepe 3.304m (10,839ft) Ağrı  Gravel
Mount Ararat 3.297m (10,816ft) Ağrı  Gravel
Kırkamber Tepesi 3.238m (10,623ft) Van  Gravel
Aladaglar National Park 3.232m (10,603ft) Niğde  Gravel
Mount Artos 3.225m (10,580ft) Van  Gravel
Yedigöller 3.173m (10,410ft) Erzurum  Gravel
Büyükejder Tepesi 3.155m (10,351ft) Erzurum  Gravel
Karakaya Hill 3.148m (10,328ft) Erzurum  Asphalt
Doğu Anadolu Gözlemevi 3.139m (10,298ft) Erzurum  Asphalt
Hüdavendigar Dağı 3.111m (10,206ft) Ağrı  Gravel
Aladaglar National Park 3.109m (10,200ft) Niğde Gravel
Akçaağıl Gölü 3.107m (10,193ft) Rize/Bayburt Gravel
Soganli Daglari 3.092m (10,144ft) Trabzon/Bayburt Gravel
Aladaglar National Park 3.089m (10,134ft) Niğde Gravel
Uzungöl 3.087m (10,127ft) Trabzon/Rize Gravel
Tekfur Tepesi 3.075m (10,088ft) Rize  Gravel
Baltaş Tepesi 3.047m (9,996ft) Rize Gravel
Koçbaşı Tepe 3.028m (9,934ft) Ağrı  Gravel
Tahir Gediği 3.022m (9,914ft) Erzurum Gravel
Aladaglar National Park 3.010m (9,875ft) Niğde  Gravel
Ziyaret dağı 3.002m (9,849ft) Trabzon  Gravel
Aygır Gölü 3.001m (9,845ft) Trabzon/Bayburt Gravel
Karabet Geçidi 2.985m (9,793ft) Van  Asphalt
Danakıran Road 2.961m (9,714ft) Ağrı  Gravel
Pivazok Tepesi 2.957m (9,701ft) Ağrı  Gravel
Çirmaniman Yaylası 2.954m (9,691ft) Rize  Gravel
Seçedil Dağı 2.930m (9,612ft) Artvin  Gravel
Mount Tendürek 2.928m (9,606ft) Ağrı/Van Gravel
Demirkapı-Ballıköy road 2.927m (9,603ft) Trabzon/Rize Gravel
Çalyan Tepe 2.913m (9,557ft) Van  Gravel


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Pic: Seyit Burhanettin Akbaş

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.