A combo mountain and desert hike exploring the coastal villages of the Caspian Sea

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  • From € 679

Services

Easy

Accommodation

  • 4 Nights Hotel
  • 1 Night Camp
  • 2 Nights Guesthouse
  • 3 Nights Local House

Meals

  • 10 Breakfasts
  • 9 Lunches
  • 8 Dinners

Transport

  • Private vehicle

Trip Highlights

  • Experince three different weather condition and terrain of Alborz mountains, the Caspian Sea and Maranjab desert
  • Boating in Anzali lagoon and walking through the tea plantation
  • Crossing Alborz Mountians towards the Caspian Sea
  • Visiting the fabled ruins of  the Alamut historic castle “Eagle Nest”
  • 3 days trekking through spectacular mountain scenery
  • Crossing 2 vast valleys called Alamut and the valley of Sehazar
  • Camping in the desert area of Maranjaab

Included

  • All transportation according to the itinerary
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • English spoken mountain guide
  • Backpack handling by 4WD cars or Mules/Horse (limited by 15kg per person)
  • Provided Gear: Eating utensils, tents and camping equipment, sleeping bags, mattress, pillows, duffel bag for non-trek items

Excluded

  • Entry fee for the sites not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Airport and departure taxes
  • Any extra hotel costs such as early check in or late checkout
  • laundry
  • mini bar used in the room
  • Meals not stipulated in the itinerary
  • Tips (optional)
  • Cost of medical immunizations
  • Bottled water
  • phone calls
  • Any other service not mentioned in the itinerary

Trip Notes

•    Deviating from this itinerary is unpreventable sometimes due to weather conditions, seasonal changes, frequency of visits to a village or for any other factor which may influence our travel times and schedules. Furthermore, this is the tight itinerary and sometimes we must skip a place or two depending on the season.
•    After November, until March the road from Garmarud to the Caspian Sea is covered with snow so the tour is performed via a second route. For more information please get in touch.
 

This is one the special tour package of Adventure Iran as its combination of few difrent climate and weather temparture of mountain, Sea and desert.  We can perform this tour only on beginning of Alborz mountain season (Alamut) and the end of central desert season(Dasht-e Kavir).

The tour is a combination of the four following different aspects of attraction and activities.:

  • Mountain trekking
  • Caspian Sea villages exploration
  • Desert trekking and camping,
  • Cultural/ historical exploring

During this tour you will experience three diverse climate, altitute and weather :

  • West Alborz mountain (3000 m)
  • Caspiran see (- 40 m under sealevel)
  • Central desert of Iran – Dashte-e Kavir (800 m).

Also you will face veriaty of temperature from hot temperature in the desert to cold temperature of the mountain.

This tour will start from the Capital and end in the Capital as well. We will start the journey by driving to Alamut valley. We have three days hiking through the Alamut valley and the Castle of the Assassins toward the Casian sea in west Alborz mountains.

In the next part of the trip we will very tight exploration and we have to visit many attractions of Iran in the Caspian Sea region. We will come acroos via costal road and you will visit plenty of attraction. Gilan Rural Heritage Museum (Legacy of Old Houses) to get the feeling of tradition, history of people and their customs. Lahijan is well known for its high quality tea so we will visit some tea farms and tea production factory. We will visit Masuleh historical village which is surrounded by forest from valley to mountain and fog is the predominate weather feature. At the end we will have boating in Anzali lagoon and also we have hiking in Rudkhan historical castle which is a medieval brick and stone castle built on two tips of a mountain.

In the third part after Caspian Sea, we will drive towords Maranjab desert which located in western part of Dashte- Kavir. You have trekking and one night camping in the desert.

In the fourt part you will have a culture and history excursion by visiting Abyaneh historical village and the ancient city of Kashan and back to Tehran (IKA Airport) to fly back home.

 

Itinerary

  • Accommodation
    Hotel
    Meals
  • Accommodation
    Hotel
    Meals
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
  • Accommodation
    Local House
    Meals
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Transport
    Private vehicle
  • Accommodation
    Local House
    Meals
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
  • Accommodation
    Guesthouse
    Meals
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
  • Accommodation
    Guesthouse
    Meals
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
  • Accommodation
    Local House
    Meals
    Breakfast
  • Accommodation
    Hotel
    Meals
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
  • Accommodation
    Camp
    Meals
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
  • Accommodation
    Hotel
    Meals
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
  • Accommodation
    Meals
    Breakfast
    Lunch

Date & Price

Oct 15, 2019 Oct 25, 2019 € 679 N/A Available Book Now
Nov 16, 2019 Nov 26, 2019 € 799 N/A Available Book Now