Koçbaşı Tepe

Koçbaşı Tepe

Koçbaşı Tepe is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.028m (9,934ft) above the sea level, located in Van province, in eastern Turkey. It’s one of the highest roads of Europe.

This infamous gravel road to the summit is bumped. It is subject to winter snowfalls with such a high summit altitude, and it can be closed anytime when the access is not cleared of snow. 4wd vehicle required. Expect a trail pretty steep. After rain, even a single rainfall, conditions of the road can be challenging. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

 

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.