The North Yungas Road is by far the most dangerous on the planet, so dangerous that it has earned the epithet of ‘Death Road’. The road covers a 70km stretch between La Paz and Coroico over a decent of 3,600m with ridiculously tight hairpins and narrow passages to navigate, all whilst trying to avoid a sheer 800m drop.
Chulumani Road (or South Yungas Road) is a road that connects La Paz to Chulumani, 64 kilometres (40 mi) east of La Paz, and is considered to be dangerous as the North Yungas Road.
Uturuncu, or Uturunku, the highest summit in southwestern Bolivia, is a stratovolcano. It displays young well-preserved lava flows at its summit which were erupted during the Pleistocene period. The volcano also shows fumarolic activity.
Chungara–Tambo Quemado is a mountain pass through the Cordillera Occidental of the Andes along the border between Chile and Bolivia, at an elevation of 4,600m above the sea level.
Infamous and dangerous high mountain dirt track, with a total length of 22km, between La Paz and Chacaltaya, in Bolivia.
Close to the popular Death Road but less famous, Camino a Caranavi is a dangerous high mountain road starting in Coroico, with a total length of 76km.
Infamous and scary mountain road with a total length of 145km, going through high mountains in the Oruro Department, Bolivia. The expected time to drive the whole road is over than 3 hours.
If you plan on driving in Bolivia, despite the hazards described below, you should obtain an international driver’s license through your local automobile club before coming to Bolivia.
Volcán Acotango, at an elevation of 6,052 metres (19,856 ft) above the sea level, is the central and highest of a group of stratovolcanoes straddling the border of Bolivia and Chile in Parque Nacional Sajama.
Route 701 is a spectacular mountain road in Bolivia going through high mountains with a total length of 144km, close to the border with Chile.
Route 30 is a spectacular and dangerous high mountain road linking Uyuni and Challapata, in Bolivia, going through mountains, at an elevation of 3.600m above the sea level.
Spectacular and dangerous high mountain road, with a total length of 82km, near the infamous North Yungas road, between La Asunta and the junction with Highway 25, Bolivia.
Ruta 5 is a scary high mountain road with a total length of 397km, going through spectacular mountains over 4000m above the sea level, in Bolivia.
Portezuelo del Cajón is a high mountain pass on the border between Chile and Bolivia, at an elevation of 4,480 m (14,698 ft) above the sea level.
The Sairécabur volcanic group is a volcanic chain directly south of the Putana Volcano, on the border between Bolivia and Chile.
The CH21 road, in the region of Antofagasta, links the cities of Calama and Ollagüe, in the border between Chile and Bolivia. Once in Bolivia, the road is called Ruta BO-5.