The world's scariest roads

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The World's Scariest Roads

Trip to the Himalayas adventure of a lifetime! Road to get there scare of a lifetime! At an altitude of more than 15,000 feet Karakorum highway is the highest paved road in the world. It also ranks as our fifth scariest.

In the number four spot China's Tianmen mountain road. This white-knuckle drive has a whopping 99 turns!

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Norway's Trollstigen mountain road is narrow has hairpin turns and a steep incline and thanks to the area's rain and fog poor visibility. It's our third scariest road.

Number two goes to France's passage De Gois this road floods twice a day. So if you happen to be driving over it at high tide. Good luck!



The scariest road in the world is Bolivia's North Yungas road. It's unpaved, has no guardrails and incredibly steep drop-offs. In fact, it's estimated up to 300 people die on it every year.

Experts say in extreme driving conditions, you should slow down, pay attention, and, of course make sure your car's in tip-top shape before heading out!

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No. 1: North Yungas Road

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No. 5: The Karakoram Highway

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No. 5: The Karakoram Highway

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No. 4: Tianmen Mountain Road

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No. 4: Tianmen Mountain Road

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Trollstigen Mountain Road

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Trollstigen Mountain Road

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No. 2: Passage du Gois

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No. 2: Passage du Gois

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No. 1: North Yungas Road

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No. 1: North Yungas Road

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