6 Days
Duration
Tehran
Location

Trekking Alborz Slopes

The Route is: Tehran 🚂Kelardasht  ✈️ Caspian sea 🚌 Tehran

SeasonSpring, Summer and Autumn
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONTehran / Tehran
StyleActive Tour
Hotel RateCamp, Local house and 4star hotel
VehicleDepends on the size of the group

 

Detail:

Hiking in Iran would bring you an amazing experience.

Alborz Mountains have many routes for trekking. The northern part of the Alborz Mountains is covered with UNESCO Hyrcanian forests, which eventually ends up in the Caspian Sea.

There are many villages in the Alborz Mountains and there are many beautiful mountain routs between these villages. The most fascinating ones are the trekking routes from the south of the Alborz Mountains to the north. Trekking in these high altitudes is possible in spring, summer, and autumn. 

The most famous of these are trekking from Mazichal Valley to Roodbarak. Also, in the western part of the Alborz Mountains and close to the Caspian Sea, there are many amazing trails in the depths of the forest that flow through the forest villages and lakes. 

Due to the long duration of such programs, we can climb several peaks of the Alborz in addition to crossing the beautiful villages and beautiful Alborz in the middle of the route.

We have designed most of these routes from Tehran (the capital of Iran). We, ultimately, reach the Caspian Sea by crossing the vast alpine areas of Central Alborz and climbing several peaks of the area. If you would like to explore the pristine areas of Alborz Mountains and step into the amazing areas of this land and enjoy, we will serve you enthusiastically.

Highlights

  • Visit the capital, mixture of modern and traditional lifestyle. 
  • Visit Mazichal, a small village in Alborz range.
  • Visit the Caspian Sea, the biggest lake in the world.
  • Visit and camp in Valasht Lake.
  • Climb and camp at a high altitude.
  • Trekking in an amazing area.
  • Acclimatization experience. 
  • Photography in a unique nature.  
  • Enjoy trekking in spectacular Alborz range.

Prices

1 person2 person3 person4-6 person7-10 person
per person880580500440370

Additional information

Number of Person1, 2, 3, 4-6, 7-10
1

Day 1 : ️ Driving from Tehran to Mazichal

Welcome to Iran, a land full of wonders. Your guide who accompanies you during this trip will welcome you at the IKA airport with a bunch of flowers. You would be transferred directly to Kalardasht via amazing Chaloos road with many traditional restaurants, located at Alborz Mountains. After buy some food in Kalardasht, we go to Mazichal village by passing a dusty road in Hyrcanian forest.

You will see:

Alborz range with the great landscape of Chaloos road, Kalardasht town, Mazichal village and forest as well as the great landscape of the Caspian Sea from 2000 m elevation.

You will Experience:

Your first traditional food in Iran, witnessing the beautiful road sceneries.

You will know:

The lifestyle of people in a small village in Alborz range

Distances:

IKA airport to Mazichal is 250 km (less than 5 hours)

Accommodation:

Local house in village

2

Day 2 : Trekking to Kalsere

Local house of shepherd or camping

Leaving Mazichal and starting to trek to Kalsere over the forest and the Caspian Sea.

You will see:

Great landscape of Alborz range, the Caspian Sea, UNESCO Hyrcanian forest and some small villages in root

You will Experience:

Enjoy trekking in a nice landscape and taking photographs

You will know:

The process of hiking and climbing in Alborz range and the life style of shepherds in Kalsere

Distances:

Ascending from Alt 2000 Meters to 2650 meter ASl (About 6 hours)

Accommodation:

A local house of shepherd

3

Day 3 : Climbing to Kormakooh peak (4200 meter)

A full day climbing in a high altitude. Ascending to Kormakouh peak 4200 meters and going to Kalaho saddle and camping to rest and enjoying the landscape.

You will see:

Amazing landscape of Alborz ridge over the Caspian Sea

You will Experience:

Hiking up to a high altitude peak and acclimatization in camp

You will know:

How to breathe and hike in high altitude. Amazing wild plants and their herbal qualities

Accommodation:

Camping

4

Day 4 : Descending to Roodbarak and camping in Valasht lake

Having a big descent from saddle 4000 meters to Roodbarak village 2500 meter (8 hours). Hiking in a great valley called Kaljaran for trekking and taking some pictures and swimming in the river. Taking a car and going to Valasht Lake, a beautiful lake in Alborz range for camping and swimming.

You will see:

The summit of Alamkouh, the highest rock in Iran, Kalahoo peak (4500 meter) and Damavand volcano in horizon and Valasht Lake.

Accommodation:

Camping next to the lake

Distances:

Descent 8 hours and then from the village to lake takes 1 hour.

5

Day 5 : Driving to Caspian sea

Driving from Alborz range to the Caspian Sea via Chaloos road. visiting Zevat Forest and going to the Caspian seashores. Having fun and swimming and then driving back to Tehran.

You will see:

Zevat forest, Chaloos river and Caspian sea

You will Experience:

the Caspian Sea, the biggest lake in the world

You will know:

The Iranian lifestyle in the north of the country

Accommodation:

A 4star hotel in Tehran

6

Day 6 : City tour in Tehran

At your last day in Iran, you will have a full-day experience in Tehran. After visiting the National Museum Designed by Andre Godard, the French Architect, we will walk to the Golestan Palace, founded by the Qajar kings and also the palace for the Pahlavi kingdom coronations. Inside the Bazaar, you will have the experience of visiting the busiest market in Iran. The Jewelry museum is the next destination*.In the afternoon you would transfered to Ika airport to fly back home.

You will see:

National Museum, Golestan Palace, Grand Bazaar and the Crown Jewels Museum.

You will experience:

Meeting a mixture of modern and traditional way of living in Tehran. Bring urprised by the amount and size of amazing jewels in the museum. Also you experience how the Iranians shop in a place called “Bazaar”.

You will know:

The history of Qajar and Pahlavi dynasties. The development of Tehran from a village to the biggest city of Iran.

Distance:

Tehran to IKA airport is 40km (about 40 minutes)

Note:

* Visiting the crown jewels museum is based on their working day, the museum is open from Saturday to Tuesday 14-16.30

Welcome to Iran, a land full of wonders. Your guide who accompanies you during this trip will welcome you at the IKA airport with a bunch of flowers. You would be transferred directly to Kalardasht via amazing Chaloos road with many traditional restaurants, located at Alborz Mountains. After buy some food in Kalardasht, we go to Mazichal village by passing a dusty road in Hyrcanian forest.  You will see: Alborz range with the great landscape of Chaloos road, Kalardasht town, Mazichal village and forest as well as the great landscape of the Caspian Sea from 2000 m elevation. You will Experience: Your first traditional food in Iran, witnessing the beautiful road sceneries. You will know: The lifestyle of people in a small village in Alborz range Distances: IKA airport to Mazichal is 250 km (less than 5 hours) Accommodation: Local house in village

Leaving Mazichal and starting to trek to Kalsere over the forest and the Caspian Sea. You will see: Great landscape of Alborz range, the Caspian Sea, UNESCO Hyrcanian forest and some small villages in root  You will Experience: Enjoy trekking in a nice landscape and taking photographs   You will know: The process of hiking and climbing in Alborz range and the life style of shepherds in Kalsere Distances: Ascending from Alt 2000 Meters to 2650 meter ASl (About 6 hours) Accommodation: A local house of shepherd

A full day climbing in a high altitude. Ascending to Kormakouh peak 4200 meters and going to Kalaho saddle and camping to rest and enjoying the landscape. You will see: Amazing landscape of Alborz ridge over the Caspian Sea You will Experience: Hiking up to a high altitude peak and acclimatization in camp    You will know: How to breathe and hike in high altitude. Amazing wild plants and their herbal qualities Accommodation: Camping

Having a big descent from saddle 4000 meters to Roodbarak village 2500 meter (8 hours).  Hiking in a great valley called Kaljaran for trekking and taking some pictures and swimming in the river. Taking a car and going to Valasht Lake, a beautiful lake in Alborz range for camping and swimming. You will see: The summit of Alamkouh, the highest rock in Iran, Kalahoo peak (4500 meter) and Damavand volcano in horizon and Valasht Lake. Accommodation: Camping next to the lake Distances: Descent 8 hours and then from the village to lake takes 1 hour.

Driving from Alborz range to the Caspian Sea via Chaloos road. visiting Zevat Forest and going to the Caspian seashores. Having fun and swimming and then driving back to Tehran. You will see: Zevat forest, Chaloos river and Caspian sea You will Experience: the Caspian Sea, the biggest lake in the world You will know: The Iranian lifestyle in the north of the country Accommodation: A 4star hotel in Tehran

At your last day in Iran, you will have a full-day experience in Tehran. After visiting the National Museum Designed by Andre Godard, the French Architect, we will walk to the Golestan Palace, founded by the Qajar kings and also the palace for the Pahlavi kingdom coronations. Inside the Bazaar, you will have the experience of visiting the busiest market in Iran. The Jewelry museum is the next destination*.In the afternoon you would transfered to Ika airport to fly back home. You will see: National Museum, Golestan Palace, Grand Bazaar and the Crown Jewels Museum.   You will experience: Meeting a mixture of modern and traditional way of living in Tehran. Bring urprised by the amount and size of amazing jewels in the museum. Also you experience how the Iranians shop in a place called “Bazaar”.   You will know: The history of Qajar and Pahlavi dynasties. The development of Tehran from a village to the biggest city of Iran.  Distance: Tehran to IKA airport is 40km (about 40 minutes) Note: * Visiting the crown jewels museum is based on their working day, the museum is open from Saturday to Tuesday 14-16.30

  • The first & last day of programs, depend on your flight time, so the necessary changes will be made accordingly.
  • This itinerary can be tailor-made according to your interests.
  • Possibility of all the visits depends on the week days.
INCLUDED
Visa authorization number fee.
1 nights in a comfortable 4star hotels 2 nights in traditional house in village.
One lunch at the first day and all breakfast lunches and dinners after our trekking.
All internal transportation by private bus/ mini bus/ van or normal sedan and off-road car.
Airport transfer.
Hot water herbal tea and coffee.
Expertise of Gate of nation’s travel specialists, tour guide.
Fuel and road tolls
R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG.
Excluded
International flights 
Trekking equipment (just some equipment for renting depending on the situation).   
Extra services at hotel like phone call, laundry …
Tips (optional)
All foods during trekking must be carried and cooked by yourself.
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