Also known as RN 40, this highway stretching from Cabo Virgenes in the south to La Quiaca to the north boasts of some of the longest stretches of highways in the world. It connects 20 national parks, crosses 18 major rivers, and 27 passes on the Andes, reaching 5,000 meters above sea level in Abra del Acay in Salta.
The road is 11 km long and has 99 bends leading to towards the Tianmen cave, a natural hole in the mountain at a height of 131.5 meters.
It is also a part of two of South Africa's biggest mass participation races, the Cape Argus Cycle Race and the Two Oceans Marathon.
Ladakh, the land of high passes and the most visited tourist destinations in India. Located 3,000 meters above sea level, it provides a splendid view of the Himalayan and the Karakoram Mountain ranges adding to the alluring beauty. Reach Ladakh, from Srinagar to Leh, which opens in early May to late October, or from Manali to Leh.
It is a 456-meter high pass which connects Dingle, on the Southwestern end of Dingle peninsula with Brandon Bay and Castlegregory in the Northeast. The bicycle ascent to the pass is one of the most famous and difficult climbs in Ireland.
With its sweet scents of lemon blossoms mixing itself with the fragrances of Mediterranean scents and the scent of saltiness. It comprises 13 cities and was declared 'World Heritage Site' by UNESCO in 1997.
It has a steep incline of 10% and consists of 11 hairpin bends. Encircling the road are grand mountains, Kongen (the King), Dronningen (the Queen) and Bispen (the Bishop).
Victoria's Great Ocean Road is one of the most beautiful coastal drives in the world with the lofty 12 Apostles, iconic surf breaks and misty waterfalls to keep you company. You can try out a wide range of outdoor activities like surfing, scuba diving, sea kayaking to arts, and explore cultural and heritage attractions.
Admire the amazing coastline while getting close to the native wildlife at Tower Hill and explore the fishing villages, shipwrecks, and migrating whales.
Also known as 'Ceauşescu's Folly', the Transfagarasan Highway is the second highest paved road after the Transalpina. It is a mountain paved road crossing the southern historical regions of Transylvania and Wallachia. It has been a major tourist attraction ever since it appeared on BBC's Top Gear in 2009.
This road's winding design provides impressive views and is very fun and easy to ride. Though, it is frequently regarded a dangerous road as the section of A82 between Tarbet and Ardlui is so narrow that two trucks can hardly pass each other.
Explore all the views leisurely, especially the famous Rhone Glacier. A word of caution, the glacier is still losing ice that crashes down the valley from time to time.