Curvas de Huanchaca

Curvas de Huanchaca: 24 switchbacks on a narrow and steep road

Curvas de Huanchaca is the name of a series of 24 hairpin turns located on the boundary of Cusco and Apurimac regions, in Peru. It’s one of the most hairpinned roads in the world.

Portachuelo Pass

Driving the hairy Portachuelo Pass of the Andes

Paso Portachuelo Llanganuco is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.717m (15,475ft) above the sea level, located in the Yungay province of Peru, within the Huascaran National Park. It’s one of the most hairpinned roads in the world.

Ruta 3N

Ruta 3N is a road with vertigo-inducing depths of up to 1.000m

Located in the region Ancash of Peru, the defiant Carretera 3-N is one of the most dangerous roads in the world, with vertigo-inducing depths of up to 1.000m.

Abra Anticona

Abra Anticona is a hairy paved road in the Andes

Abra Anticona is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.824m (15,826ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Lima and Junin regions of Peru. The pass is said to be, incorrectly, the highest paved road in South America.

Punta Olimpica

Punta Olimpica is an awe-inspiring drive in the Andes

Punta Olimpica is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.732m (15,525ft) above the sea level, located in the east-central region of Ancash of Peru. It's one of the highest paved roads of the country.

La Rinconada

La Rinconada is one of the highest towns accessible by car

La Rinconada is a small mining town at an elevation of 5.130m (16,830ft) above the sea level, located in the Ananea District, San Antonio de Putina Province, in Puno region of Peru. It’s one of the highest towns accessible by car on Earth.

Carretera al Machu Picchu

The road to Machu Picchu is pure adventure

Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca site at an elevation of 2.430m (7,970ft) above the sea level, located in the Urubamba Province of southern Peru.

Abra Malaga

An exciting drive to the top of Malaga Pass

Abra Malaga is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.343m (14,248ft) above the sea level, located on the boundary of La Convención and Urubamba provinces in the Cusco Region of Peru.

Abra Azuca

The wild road to Abra Azuca doesn’t drop below 4.900m for 25km

Abra Azuca is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.190m (17,027ft) above the sea level, located in Peru in Departamento de Apurimac, on the boundary of Cusco and Apurimac regions. It's one of the highest roads of Peru. 

Road to the Paramount logo

The road to the Paramount logo mountain

The road to lake Paron is located in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, a part of the Peruvian Andes. The drive offers dramatic mountain views of the Chacraraju, Pisco, Huandoy mountains and the iconic Artesonraju. It has been suggested that Artesonraju is the mountain depicted in the live-action Paramount Pictures logo.

Carretera Santa María-Santa Teresa

The hairy road from Santa María to Santa Teresa in Peru

Carretera Santa María-Santa Teresa is the name of a very scary drive located in the Cusco Region of Peru.

Abra la Raya

La Raya Pass, a sensational road in the Andes

Abra la Raya is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.350m (14,271ft) above the sea level located in southern Peru. The pass marks the divide between the Puno and Cusco regions.

Pasamayo Serpentine

Pasamayo Serpentine is a lethal coastal road in Peru

Serpentín Pasamayo is the name of a very dangerous coastal road located in the Lima Province of Peru, known for fatal traffic accidents. The road has no safety fences. One mishap and you plunge off the cliff and into the sea.

Mirador Cruz del Cóndor

A drive to the top of Cruz del Cóndor Lookout

Mirador Cruz del Cóndor is a natural vantage point at an elevation of 3.794m (12,447ft) above the sea level, located in the Department of Arequipa, Caylloma province, in Peru. The lookout is the most popular place for condor watching.

Kahuish Tunnel

Kahuish Tunnel is one of the world's highest tunnels

Tunel de Kahuish is a high mountain tunnel at an elevation of 4.516m (14,816ft) above the sea level, located in Ancash, a region of northern Peru. It’s one of the world's highest tunnels.

Carretera Chivay-Arequipa

The road from Chivay to Arequipa is one of the world's top drives

Carretera Chivay-Arequipa is the name of a spectacular and curvy mountain road located in the Arequipa region of southwestern Peru.

Abra Patapampa

Patapampa Pass is said to be the highest paved pass in the Americas

Abra Patapampa is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.879m (16,007ft) above the sea level, located in the Caylloma province of the Arequipa region, in Peru. It’s said to be the highest paved pass in the Americas.

Carretera 106 (LM-106)

LM-106 is a Peruvian epic road

Carretera 106 (LM-106) is the name of a very challenging drive located on the eastern central coast of Peru.

Cañon del Pato

Pato Canyon Road is a path hewn out of sheer rock

Cañón del Pato (Pato Canyon) is the name of a very scenic but dangerous canyon located in the southeastern part of Huaylas Province of the Ancash Region in Peru. The road through the canyon runs along a path hewn out of sheer rock, over a precipitous gorge and passes through 54 unlit tunnels, hand-cut through solid stone.

Abra Huayraccasa

The Wild Road to Abra Huayraccasa

Abra Huayraccasa is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.971m (16,309ft), located in the region Huancavelica, in Peru.

Punta Callán

Punta Callán: one of the windiest roads ever made

Punta Callán is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.228m (13,871ft) above the sea level, located in the Cordillera Negra mountain range, in departamento de Ancash, Peru.

Highest roads of Peru

Highest roads of Peru

Located in western South America, Peru extends for nearly 1,500 mi (2,414 km) along the Pacific Ocean. Ice-capped and imposing, the highest mountains in the country rise up from the Andes, reaching heights above 20,000 feet.

Abra Oquepuño

Oquepuño Pass is said to be the second highest paved road in South America

Abra Oquepuño is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.883m (16,020ft) above the sea level, located in the province of Carabaya in the region Puno, in Peru. It’s said to be the second highest paved road in South America.

Camino a Salinas

The road to Salinas is one of the toughest tracks in the world

Camino a Salinas is a scary high mountain road between Arequipa and Lake Salinas, a salt lake in Peru. The road, officially called Ruta 34C, has a length of 61km. Arequipa is the capital and largest city of the province of Arequipa and the second most populous city in Peru.

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