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THE WORLD’S 8 SCARIEST ROADS

You travel the world. You’ve been to many places, you’ve seen a lot. But have you ever driven down a crazy road with no guard rails to protect you? If for you journey is something more than just boring strips of pavement, we’ve got you covered up with the bucket list of crazy roads.

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These are the world’s 8 scariest roads that will get your adrenaline pumping.

Yungas Road in Bolivia

Also known as El Camino de la Muerte (Spanish for “Road of Death”), this road is considered one of the world’s 8 scariest roads. Every part of the road is just as terrifying as it looks in the picture. No wonder why it’s called the black widow of all roads, since it claims 200 to 300 lives each year. The road is 28 miles long and goes from 15,000 ft in La Paz to 3,000 ftin Coroico.

Yungas Road in Bolivia is one of the world's 10 scariest roads.

Yungas Road in Bolivia is one of the world's 8 scariest roads.

Guoliang Tunnel, China

Until 1972, the road was the only link between the Village of Guoliang and the outside world. It took local villagers five years to finish this 3,937-feet-long tunnel which is about 16 ft high and 13 ft wide, and is open to vehicular traffic.

Guoliang Tunnel in China is one of the world's 8 scariest roads.

Guoliang Tunnel in China is one of the world's 8 scariest roads.

 

Col de la Bonette, France

This high mountain pass in the French Alps is situated at 8,907 feet, near the border with Italy.

Col de la Bonette in France is one of the world's 8 scariest roads.

Tianmen Mountain Road, China

A 6.8-mile road with 99 bends reaches the top of the mountain.

Tianmen Mountain Road in China is one of the world's 8 scariest roads.

Tianmen Mountain Road in China is one of the world's 8 scariest roads.

Hana, Hawaii

The Road to Hana is full of twists, turns, cliffs, falling rocks and narrow bridges. It is a 64.4-miles long road that connects Kahului with the town of Hāna in Maui. The road is sometimes dangerous and difficult to drive due to landslides. But, the rewards for your risk are considerable. There are plenty of pull-over-right-now photography opportunities.

Hana road in Hawaii is one of the world's 8 scariest roads.

Dalton Highway, Alaska

Dalton Highway was opened for the purpose of transporting oil. This road covers 414 miles of barren, desolate and icy terrain. It’s no fun driving down the Dalton Highway, since there are no gas stations or restaurants on a single 240-mile stretch. You can say you’ve crossed into the Arctic Circle. So, if you visit the road at the right time, you can watch the northern lights.

Dalton highway in Alaska is one of the world's 8 scariest roads.

Gotthard Pass, Switzerland

This road connects the Uri and Ticino, in Switzerland.

Gotthard Pass in Switzerland is one of the world's 8 scariest roads.

Gotthard Pass in Switzerland is one of the world's 8 scariest roads.

Seven Mile Bridge, Florida Keys

Seven Mile Bridge in Florida Keys may not be scary like the those from the list, but is equally spectacular and scenic. It connects Knight’s Key (part of the city of Marathon, Florida) in the Middle Keys to Little Duck Key in the Lower Keys.

Seven Miles Bridge in Florida Keys is one of the most beautiful roads in the world.

Seven Miles Bridge in Florida Keys is one of the most beautiful roads in the world.Image source: mashable.com

 

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