Tehran - Alamut - Tehran
Qazvin had been one of the capitals of Iran and many historic monuments attest to the significance of the city for Iranians. That is why Qazvin tours in our Iran Sightseeing Tours draw a lot of attention. However, there is another region in Qazvin Province which is as famous as the city of Qazvin. Alamut, the valley of assassins, the fort of eagles is a natural and historic oddity in Iran. The ominous reputation of the region as the center of power for one of the most feared military forces in history is only augmented by the unimaginable expanse of its valley and formidable mountains that strike one as the massive bodies of giants in hibernation. For years much of the glory of Alamut was hidden from the voracious eyes of nature-lovers due to the inaccessibility of its natural treasures. But now thanks to our Alamut Valley Hiking Tours, you have the rare opportunity to immerse yourself in the glory of a land with an ancient history and pristine nature. And as opposed to most of Alamut day tours, ours goes far beyond a quick visit to the Castle of Assassins. We embark our adventure in the capital. You will join a pro member of our team of Iran tour guides who will drive you to Zarabad village in the valley of Alamut, the starting point of our hiking tours. After a four hours’ drive, we will reach our destination. In the village we take accommodation in Seven Guesthouse in Alamut that is run by an amicable family. We will rest for a short while and drink a cup of herbal tea before lunchtime. After having a delicious meal, we will set off on our hiking adventure by visiting the scenic sights around the village including its wonderful orchards. Hiking in Alamut is an experience you will never forget, filled with sweet and sour taste of wild fruit, reviving spring waters and mind-blowing sights.
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It isn’t all about nature though. You will also visit Hassan-Sara, a historic hill known as one of the secret hideaways of the prominent revolutionary leader Hassan-i Sabbah and his fearsome entourage. Before the sunset we will come back to the village to visit its famous holy shrine. After a delicious local meal in the guesthouse we will have a good night’s sleep and be prepared for the second day of our tour. The next day we will visit the wonderful Ovan Lake, a couple of traditional villages and an extraordinary spring called Haft-Cheshmeh.
Considering the unparalleled diversity of attractions in Alamut, on our last day we will present you with a couple of choices:
Regardless of which option you opt for, one thing is certain and that is a memorable day of hiking in the wild nature of Alamut. In order to help you better with the details of the tour, here we have gathered the necessary information on Alamut Valley Hiking Tours:
|Tehran||Zarabad Village||215.5 km||250 Euros||Transportation + Meals + Accommodation||-|
Our team has been one of the first tour operators to include hiking and trekking tours in its Iran tour packages. Alamut tours aren’t the only Iran tours on our list of packages that include a hiking or trekking option. You will have trekking adventures in Iran beyond your wildest expectations. The green and mountainous regions around the Caspian Sea is the locale of one of our spectacular trekking tours in Iran. Gilan Trekking Tours take you to the depth of the unsullied nature of the north of Iran. The tour also includes visits to old villages located at the heart of the mesmerizing forests of Gilan province. But our trekking packages aren’t limited to forests and mountains. In fact, one of our most popular trekking tours are within the category of Iran Desert Tours. Trekking through the interminable dunes while witnessing a rainbow of colors in the beautiful sunset of a gleaming desert is a day to remember!
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