The Dome of Soltaniyeh (One of the most spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Iran) and the historic village of Masouleh decorated with a glorious and exotic architecture style are among the top tourist attractions in Iran locating on the southern and northern wings of Alborz mountain range.
While your travel to Iran you may take this incredible trekking tour package, walk through enthralling nature of Iran, visit myriads of the most wonderful botanical, geological, zoological, anthropological and architectural highlights between these two sites.
Over the past few years, plenty of our clients have found this trekking tour as one of the best trekking tours in Iran.
Upon your pre-dawn arrival in Tehran airport, you will be cordially received by our representative carrying our logo show card who will direct and transfer you to your hotel. You will have time to rest and relax before our morning tour of Tehran commences. Tehran, a modern megalopolis, prides itself in having unique museums with immense and unrivaled collections and artifacts dating from the earliest onset of history to the present era.
Our tour begins with a trip to the Archeological Museum, one of the rare places in the world where we will have the special opportunity to visit and experience the “evolution of mankind” through the marvelous display of historical relics.
Next on the agenda is our very much-awaited chance to savor the distinctive flavor of Iranian cuisine. Lunch will be set in an exquisite traditional Iranian restaurant where we will sample a wide range of delightful Persian dishes and desserts.
Afterwards, we will visit a world of jewels in a priceless Crown Jewels Museum one of which is one of the two greatest diamonds, Darya-e-Noor (sea of light).
At the end of the day, we will get a chance to see a variety of Persian hand-woven carpets and rugs in the Carpet Museum which houses more than 100 spectacular pieces from all over Iran. On top of that, we will also be given an insight into the history of these carpets. Stay overnight in Tehran.
Attention: The priority in sightseeing may be changed due to the time of your arrival, preference of your guide and also official and unofficial holidays of some museums.
A morning visit to Sa'ad Abad Complex with an immense 1,100,000 square meters and 18 magnificent historical palaces (2 of which you will visit) will undoubtedly leave a lasting impression on you.
Subsequently, you will be acquainted with the world of Iranian arts with a trip to the Reza Abbasi Museum which boasts a diverse collection of different art forms.
Your Tehran excursion will end at the Ceramic Museum where you will be able to witness its construction with glorious ancient archaeology.
Drive to Zanjan, along the way visit Soltanieh Dom. Stay overnight in Zanjan.
Departure early in the morning, around 6:00 a.m., from Kuchmeshki square in Zanjan. After 5 hours of walking, lunch near the village Deh Leili and a beautiful spring. Then, departure to the village Khoshkeh Rood (dry river), crossing the villages Deh Homayoon and Deh Tehou. Overnight camp near Khoshkeh Rood. Night at Camp
Early in the morning we continue on our way. After two hours of walking (Trek), we will arrive at the village of Tazehkend where we will have breakfast. Leaving the village, we head towards the Sandestan pass (Trek, for 3 hours), then we continue our way through regions with exceptional landscapes sheltering natural pastures to arrive at Vali Abad.
After 2 hours of trekking, we will arrive in the village of Tarom. From there we trek for 3 more hours to reach the village of Chourzagh, near the Ghezel Ouzan river, where we will set up camp for the night. Overnight at camp.
Crossing Ghezel Ouzan River, we will reach Gozal Dasht (plain), end up for an hour to reach Deram and stay to have breakfast. Trekking for 4 hours we will reach Kamadasht village and stay to have lunch. Continue for 5 hours to reach Tazekend village and then towards Andreh gorge and set up tent.
At 6 am set out hiking in Andreh gorge and after 2 hours stop to rest and have breakfast. Pay a short visit to Bouzkhaneh cave and pass Imamzadeh Shams Aladdin to reach the village of Masouleh. Have lunch and stay overnight in Masouleh.
This day tour you will visit the historical village of Masooleh. Its architecture is one of the inquests in the world which is registered in UNESCO. Masooleh architecture is unique. The buildings have been built into the mountain and are interconnected. Courtyards and roofs both serve as pedestrian areas similar to streets. Masooleh does not allow any motor vehicles to enter, due to its unique layout. It is the only village in Iran with such a prohibition. However, the small streets and many stairs simply also wouldn't make it possible for vehicles to enter.
Yellow clay coats the exterior of most buildings in Masooleh. This allows for better visibility in the fog.
Then you will visit Anzali swamp, one of the most stunning and greatest swamps in the globe. This swamp is the habitat of some unique birds and lovely flowers such as water lilies. Its serene silence will tranquilize your soul. Stay overnight in Anzali port.