Rating in Iran
$ 257

Backpacking Alamut Trek, Garmarud to Yuj

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
min $ 257
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Qazvin Province
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 257
Duration: 2 days
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  • Overview
  • Summary
  • Services
  • Brief Itinerary
  • Dates & Price

Overview

Trip Highlights

Hike from Alamut to the Caspian
Photography from Andej canyon (Red-rock)
Visit fabled ruins of  the Alamut historic castle (Eagle Nest)
Local homestay & socializing with locals 
Exceptional trekking route through spectacular mountain scenery
Visit small historic villages still inhabited
Visit an old caravanserai (3000m over sea level)
Cross 2 vast valleys of Alamut and the valley of Sehezar

  • Duration: 3 Days / 2 Nights
  • Trip Code: 004-STN-TRK
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Activities: Trekking,
  • Regions: Alamut, Qazvin Province, Iran
  • Start From: Tehran Province, Iran
  • End: Tehran or Tonekabon
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Start Date End Date Availability Book Sep 24, 2018 Sep 26, 2018 Available Book Nov 4, 2018 Nov 6, 2018 Available Book Send an Inquiry
  • Service Level: Standard
  • Group Size: ( 2 - 15 )
  • Tour Type: Group Tour
  • Price: € 279
  • Single Supplement: N/A

Summary

This is a tight hiking trip covering Alamut valley and villages around, perfect for people with limited time. In this three days you will be hiking from Alamut all the way to the Caspian Sea. On the route you will pass different landscapes, the castle of Alamut and villages such as Garmarud, Pichebon, Salaj Anbar and Maran. The chosen route is not a common road used by many people; it is a special trekking route with maximum beauty and visibility first used by Adventure Iran crew. The journey starts from Tehran towards Alamut valley and hiking to the castle. First night will be spent in a village. The next two days would be trekking to reach the Caspian Sea. At the end of the tour, we will travel back to Tehran by VIP bus from Tonekabon town. In this tour we try to use local people and their facilities as much as possible so ethically part of the income generated would go to the local people increasing their quality of life.

Services

Services Included

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Meals

3 B

3 L

 2 D

Accommodation

1 night local homestay in Alamut, 1 night camping/local house in Pichebon

1 night local homestay in Alamut, 1 night camping/local house in Pichebon 1 night local homestay in Alamut, 1 night camping/local house in Pichebon 1 night local homestay in Alamut, 1 night camping/local house in Pichebon 1 night local homestay in Alamut, 1 night camping/local house in Pichebon 1 night local homestay in Alamut, 1 night camping/local house in Pichebon 1 night local homestay in Alamut, 1 night camping/local house in Pichebon

Transport

All transportation, backpack handling during the trek (up to 15 Kg)

All transportation, backpack handling during the trek (up to 15 Kg) All transportation, backpack handling during the trek (up to 15 Kg) All transportation, backpack handling during the trek (up to 15 Kg) All transportation, backpack handling during the trek (up to 15 Kg) All transportation, backpack handling during the trek (up to 15 Kg) All transportation, backpack handling during the trek (up to 15 Kg)

Other Services

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 left at our office in Tehran

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 left at our office in Tehran 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 left at our office in Tehran 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 left at our office in Tehran 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 left at our office in Tehran 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 left at our office in Tehran 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 left at our office in Tehran

Excluded

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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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Tehran to Alamut Valley- Hiking towards the Castle

Early morning drive from Tehran to Alamut valley. Start hiking from a village through the canyon all the way towards the Castle of Assassin. You will have 5 hours hiking. Local home stay. (L, D)

Day 2: Trekking day

Trekking towards the Caspian Sea through villages and mountains. Trekking will take 7-8 hours gaining 950 meters altitude. Local home/camp stay.(B, L, D)

Day 3: Trekking to the Caspian-back to Tehran

Trekking will resume towards the Caspian Sea from a village at 2700 meters to a pass at 3200 meters. Descending to another village at 2000 meters and from there we will drive to the Caspian Sea. Trekking time today would be about 8 hours. Back to Tehran by VIP bus  (B, L)

Dates & Price

Start DateEnd DatePriceSingle SupplementAvailability
Sep 24, 2018Sep 26, 2018279N/AAvailable
Nov 4, 2018Nov 6, 2018279N/AAvailable
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Adventure Iran
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