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Top 12 Dangerous Roads in India you should know if you’re an Indian

India’s Most Dangerous Roads that are a driver’s worst nightmare ever!


India is a very interesting country with so many different cultures and places but along with, there are dangerous roads too that people should very careful while driving. These roads are constructed in extreme locations like mountains or forests and People often called it Highway to Hell. Here is the list of most dangerous roads in India that people should very careful if they visit.

#1. Kinnaur Road

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Kinnaur Road is a scenic cliff-hanging drive through the seemingly bottomless Baspa river gorge in Sangla Valley inKinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, India. Most of the villages of Kinnaur lie at quite a high altitude, some close to 4000m. – via dangerousroads.org

#2.Three level Zig Zag Road

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Three Level Zigzag road is probably the most dizzying road in the world. Located in the Sikkim Indian state, in the Himalayan mountains, the road includes more than 100 hairpins in just 30km. It’s one of the most scenic drives in the world. Get your adrenaline pumping on this exciting road.

This spiral road is located near Zuluk or Dzuluk, a small village located in the historic Old Silk Route from Tibet to India, on the rugged terrain of the lower Himalayas in East Sikkim. There are sheer drops virtually along the entire route and enough hairpins to make a whirling dervish dizzy. -via dangerousroads.org

#3. Neral-Matheran Road

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The road starts in Neral, a town in Raigad district at an elevation of 40 m (130 ft) above the sea level. After 8.9 km, the road arrives to Matheran, a hill station and a municipal council at 800 m (2,600 ft) above the sea level. This serpentine road will send your heart to your mouth for sure! The road, that goes up to Matheran from Neral, is as smooth as butter. But you cannot speed up due to its narrowness. – via dangerousroads.org

#4. Zoji La Pass

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Zoji La is a high mountain pass in Jammu and Kashmir, India. It is on the Indian National Highway 1D between Srinagar and Leh in the western section of the Himalayan mountain range.- via Wikipedia

#5. National Highway 22

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National Highway 22 is a National Highway in India. This highway runs from Sonbarsa in Bihar to Chandwa in Jharkhand. Length: 416 km – via Wikipedia


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#6. Chang La

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The Chang La is a high mountain pass in Ladakh, India. It is claimed to be the second highest motorable road in the world. Chang La is approached from Leh via Kharu and Sekti village by an asphalt road.- via Wikipedia

#7. Pune-Mumbai Expressway

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The Mumbai-Pune Expressway is India’s first six-lane concrete, high-speed, access controlled tolled expressway. It spans a distance of 94.5 km connecting Mumbai, the administrative capital of Maharashtra state and the financial capital of India, with Pune, an industrial and educational hub The expressway, which was fully operationalized in 2002, introduced new levels of speed and safety in automobile transportation to Indian roads. Wikipedia

#8. Khardung La Pass

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Khardung La is a mountain pass in the Ladakh region of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The local pronunciation is “Khardong La” or “Khardzong La” but, as with most names in Ladakh, the romanised spelling varies. The best time to visit Khardung La is between May and October.- via Wikipedia

#9. Guwahati to Tawang

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China claims Tawang. It is one of most contentious issues in the India-China relations. And this is the road China’s People’s Liberation Army used in 1962 to intrude 300 km into Indian territory. The road crosses four mountain passes – Nechi Phu, Sela, Bomdila and Bumla – some of which are as high as 14,000 ft. – via ndtv.com

#10. Rohtang Pass

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Rohtang Pass, is a high mountain pass on the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas around 51 km from Manali. It connects the Kullu Valley with the Lahaul and Spiti Valleys of Himachal Pradesh, India.- via Wikipedia

#11. Mount ABu

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Mount Abu is a hill station in western India’s Rajasthan state, near the Gujarat border. Set on a high rocky plateau in the Aravalli Range and surrounded by forest, it offers a relatively cool climate and views over the arid plains below. In the center of town, Nakki Lake is a popular spot for boating.- via Wkipedia

#12. Munnar Road

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Munnar road is the name of the sharply winding and precipitous ascent in a a steep and narrow zig-zag road starting from Kochi, with a length of 130 km (about 3 hr). Although the road is smooth (NH 49), it is narrow, twisty and curvy. Kothamangalam is on the way and is 80 km away fromMunnar.- via dangerousroads.org


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