Pakistan’s Karakoram Highway, which is already famous for its civil engineering marvel, has now been ranked among the world’s 15 most beautiful roads for its scenic beauty.
The list has been released by Wikicampers, a website providing tourist services in different parts of the world. Wikicampers called the KKH an “ideal setting for the most dizzying road trip.”
While explaining the features of the beautiful highway in Pakistan, the website said, “The second-highest asphalt road in the world runs up to an altitude of 4,693 meters alongside various peaks over 7,000 meters in height”.
The highway is around 1,300KM long which extends from Hasan Abdal to the Khunjrab Pass in Gilgit-Baltistan, where it crosses into China.
Some other similar websites also called the highway as one of the ultimate travel destinations offering stunning views while running through the Himalayas, the Karakoram and the Hindu Kush ranges.
Other most beautiful roads part of the ranking include The RN 40 or Argentina, The Col de Sani of South Africa, The Denali Highway of Alsaka, USA, The Basque Corniche of France, The Transfagarasm Road of Romania, The Gorges du Verdon of France, and The Great Ocean Road of Australia.