Trip Highlights

  • Visit the remains of Lambesar Castle
  • Sightseeing & photography around Ovan Lake & village
  • Photography from Andej canyon ”Red-Rock”
  • Visiting the fabled ruins of the Alamut historic castle “Eagle Nest”
  • Local homestay & socializing with locals
  • Exceptional trekking route through spectacular mountain scenery
  • Crossing two vast valleys of Alamut and 3000
  • One day exploring tour in pottery workshop, rice plantation farm, local fresh market, Orange & tea garden and felting workshop.
  • Optional wwimming in the Caspian sea 
  • Visit historical village of Masuleh & Rudkhan Castle
  • Explore Rasht

This tour is probably one of the most attractive tours offered by our company. In this tour you will have enough time for trekking in Alborz Mountain range, explore the villages around, taste local cuisine, socialize with local people and stay in their homes. The highlight of this tour can be visiting the castle of Alamut and know more about its history but you will also visit the remains of another castle used at the same era called Lambesar. On the way to the Caspian you will visit a beautiful lake “Ovan” having the chance of staying with local people and tasting their food. In the second part of the trip we will visit Masuleh which is a historical village attracting many tourists because of its architecture and people. Masouleh is surrounded by forest from valley to mountain and fog is the predominate weather feature of Masouleh. In this trip you will also have the chance to visit Rudkhan castle, which is a medieval brick and stone castle built on two tips of a mountain.
Rasht is the capital of Gilan province by far the largest city of the Shomal (Caspian littoral) region. Gilan is very famous for foods and one of the best places in Iran in terms of vegetarian foods. Also we will visit the old Rasht bazaar as well.
In this tour we have tried to use local people and their facilities as much as possible so ethically part of the income generated from this tour would go to the local people increasing their quality of life. We appreciate the locals for their support and help which enabled us offering such a trip.

Services Included

Meal Abbreviations(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)


6 B

4 L

3 D


2 nights local village in Alamut Valley and Masuleh village, 1 night tent camping, 2 night guesthouse or local home stay in the Caspian Sea, 2 nights hotel at Tehran


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

Other Services

Tour guide

Guide assistant (For groups more than 4 people)

Backpack handling by 4WD cars or Mules/Horses (limited to 15kg per person)

Provided Gear: eating utensils, sleeping bags, tents and camping equipment, duffel bag for non-trek items left at our office in Tehran

Day 1: Arrival
Upon arrival in a Hotel in Tehran, You will check-in to your hotel.
Day 2: Free day in Tehran
Based on our experience many of travelers arrive around midnight and would need to sleep well before starting the journey. You can relax in your hotel after your flight or if you have arrived earlier you have the option of exploring the capital city by yourself.
Day 3: Tehran to Alamut Valley
An Adventure Iran representitive will greet you  after your breakfast and drive towards the city of Ghazvin. We will be at Alamut valley around noon time.
Day 4: Trekking day
Today we will pick an old historical trail through the mountains and work our way up to another historic.
Day 5: Trekking to the Caspian
After breakfast at 7:30 A.M we will hike our way through some spectacular scenery towards another beautiful and old village.
Day 6: Explore the Caspian Sea
we have one day sightseeing and exploring tour around Tonekabon in the Caspian. There are lots of attractions in the north of Iran which according to the time of your travel, climate and local situation you will see some of them.
Day 7: Anzali Lagoon, Masuleh exploring tour
Full day exploring tour,  visiting  tea plantation and rice fields, Anzali lagoon by boat and drive to Masuleh historic village. walking tour in Masuleh
Day 8: Hiking in Rudkhan Castle, Rasht sightseeing tour and back to Tehran
we have 3 hours hiking to the castle, Half day exploring tour and visiting some attractions of Rasht before driving to Tehran in the afternoon.

Important Note
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.

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