Afghanistan

Grand Trunk Road

Grand Trunk Road is one of Asia's oldest and longest roads

The Grand Trunk Road is one of the of South Asia's oldest and longest major roads. The road, often called as the "Gernaili Sadak" (the Generals' Road) and Sadak-e-Azam ('The Grand Road') covers a distance of 2,700 km (1,700 mi) running s through parts of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Kabul-Jalalabad Highway

Kabul-Jalalabad Highway, a breathtaking chasm of mountains and cliffs

Kabul-Jalalabad Highway is a section of A01 national highway, with a length of 143km (89 miles), linking Kabul and Jalalabad, Afghanistan. This road follows the Kabul River Gorge for 64 kilometres (40 mi), in Taliban territory. The two-lane Kabul Gorge highway runs through 600 metre-high cliffs. Fatal traffic accidents often occur in this area, mainly due to reckless driving. 

Highway 1

Highway 1 is the Afghan Highway to Hell

With everything that’s going on in Afghanistan at the moment, you’d imagine that there’s a fair few dangerous roads over there and you’d more than likely be right! The Kabul-Kandahar Highway part is a 483-kilometer (300-mile) road linking Afghanistan's two largest cities, Kabul and Kandahar.

Salang Pass

Salang Pass: a road with heavy snowfalls and strong winds

Salang Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3,878m (12,723ft) above the sea level, located in the Hindu Kush, a mountain range that stretches between central Afghanistan and northern Pakistan. 

Pamir Highway

Pamir Highway is the second highest altitude international highway in the world

The historical Pamir Highway (M41) is an excellent challenge for a 4x4 adventure travelers. Most of the road is paved (in very bad conditions) and stretches more than 1,200km between Osh (in Kyrgyzstan) and Dushanbe (in Tajikistan) through the Pamir Mountains. The road is heavily damaged in places by erosion, earthquakes, landslides, and avalanches.