CASTLE OF THE ASSASSINS TREKKING
A very special journey through the depth and breadth of Alborz mountain range and through a fascinating slice of Persian history. This is a memorable trip not only because of its physical beauty and the variety of landscape encountered, but also because we cross paths with history and myth some of which have acquired world renown
Duration: 9 days
Group size: 2, max 8
Theme of the tour: cultural, Nature based
Difficulty of the tour: Average
Meals include: All breakfasts and lunches and one dinner
transportation: A.C van
Services include: VISA, Tour-guide, Accommodation, All transportation, All entrance fees, All breakfasts, All lunches and one dinne
Day 1: Meet at the IKA international airport, transfer to the hotel, rest and sleep overnight
Day 2: after breakfast leave the capital toward Qazvin, visit most attractive sites of the city such as eye-catching architecture system of water reservoir, Sadolsaltaneh complex included caravansary, mosque and bazar, after launch we will visit Chehel sotoun palace which was belong to safavid dynasty and return back to the hotel, rest dinner and stay at overnight
Day 3: after breakfast leave the city in the morning, drive towards Alamut region, visit the historical castle of Lambsar, arrive at Ovan Lake for rest and lunch in marvelous mountain lake, overnight stay at Gazor khan village.
Day 4: After breakfast leave the local house to visit the castle of Assassins, back for lunch, drive towards Garmarod village, visit Garmarod waterfall, overnight stay at the local house.
Day 5: After breakfast start trekking for one full day (about 8 hours) towards the Se Hezar region, visit caravanserai Piche Bon, lunch at the caravanserai which is located above 3000 meter high, arrive at the village for rest and overnight sleep.
Day 6: After breakfast leave the village to enter the Hyrcanian forest which is one of the oldest forest around the world that survived from ice age, arrive by Caspian sea at late afternoon, overnight stay at the hotel in city of Ramsar.
Day 7: In the morning leave Ramsar to visit the tea plantation farms in Lahijan region, after lunch visit Guilan’s rural heritage museum, arrive at historical village of Masuleh which is most famous village in north of Iran, overnight sleep at the guesthouse in the village.
Day 8: After breakfast visit the castle of rood khan, launch time, then we will visit rural heritage museum of Gilan province, arrive in Tehran by late evening.
Day 9: full day exploring the capital specially old part of the city, first valuable site id Golestan palace which is in the world heritage site list, then we will visit national museum of Iran then jeweler museum which is one of the richest one in the world, after launch in we will go to old bazar of Tehran to buy something as souvenir, comeback to the hotel transfer to IKA airport and flight back
. Qazvin city tour
. Saad al saltaneh caravanserai complex
. Chehel sotoun palace
. Old ruffed bazar of Qazvin
. Alborz mountain range
. Castle of Assassins
. Hyrcanian forests (UNESCO site)
. Pich e Bon caravanserai
. Caspian sea
. Old grand hotel of Ramsar
. Gilan rural heritage museum
. Rood khan castle
. Masuleh village
. Golestan palace
. National museum
. Royal jewelry museum