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Short combo hiking and cycling tour in northern Tehran province and stay with local in central Alborz mountains

START Tehran
REGION(S) Northern Tehran
MEALS: 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner
ACCOMMODATIONS: Local House: 1 Night
TRANSPORTATION: Private vehicle
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English speaking tour guide
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  • Two days adventure mountain biking on a Single Track
  • Passing an amazing canyon in central Alborz mountains
  • Mountain biking in NON touristic area of northern Tehran
  • Riding alongside the river and getting wet for adventurer seekers
  • Visiting a couple of villages in the mountains of Alborz
  • Crossing a lot of hills with bikes and lots of adventure
  • Fresh weather of mountains and Tehran country sides
  • Passing a waterfall on our cycling
  • Visiting a cave museum in the mountain
  • Full adventurous days with Adrenalin for freak riders
  • Staying one night in a village in the mountain in north of Tehran
  • Beautiful landscapes, mountain scenery and forest
  • Latian Lake and option of swimming

The trip has been designed for who would like to have a short and exciting mountain biking activity in Iran and designed for bikers who crave adventure and shivers down your spine amazing off the beaten tracks. This trip is a two days adventure mountain biking for who has experience in mountain biking. The region of biking is in Lavasanat district, and Lavasan is in the center of that, where the Caravan Kooch office is there (Adventure Iran). The planned tour is starting from Tehran and transfer you to Lavasan with an hour distance and after two days mountain biking in mountainous regions and transfer back to Tehran. The first day plan is mountain biking through a canyon in a protected area and the route is alongside of a river with passing a waterfall and a couple of villages on the way. After one night staying in a village in mountainous region, we will have another mountain biking in different region with different terrain. The second day is ascending to the highest point of the road and downhill on a single track all the way to a small forest. At the end of biking, we reach to a lake and we will enjoy the beautiful landscape and it might to do swimming in the lake if the weather permits. Adventure Iran will provide all of the equipment like Mountain bike, helmet, flat tire kit and a local guide. We will pick you up from your hotel in Tehran in the early morning of the first day and we will drop you off Tehran by the evening of the second day. The first day will cover 26 km mixed of paved and single track road and in some parts, we have to carry our bikes in the canyon and river. You have to be prepared to get wet a couple of times in the first day. Its 950 m ascending and 560 m descending. The second day is a combination of asphalt, dirt road and single track. The length of biking for this day is 30 km with 910 m descending and 860 m ascending. We will run all year this trip and each season has their own beauty. If you are visiting in late autumn or winter, please bring your warm fleece and rain cover as it might to have rain or snow during those seasons. Also there is two different 2 and 3 day single-track tours and you can find under the tab of CYCLING in Adventure Iran web site.


Day 1: Drive to Lavasan –Mountain biking through a canyon

Depart from Tehran by private vehicle to the northeast of the capital to Lavasan town. We will pick you up 6:00 am and we arrive at 7:00 am to Adventure Iran office in Lavasan and after a breakfast, you will meet your mountain biking guide and you can chat about the trip and see the route on the map and ask your questions. Then you will go to our bike storage to choose your desire mountain bike and find your sized helmet and other equipment. We have different size of cross country mountain bikes and your guide will help you to find the best bike according to your size. We will start mountain biking from the office all the way to the mountains at 8 am. We have to cycle on the paved road up a village in the mountain to reach the beginning of the canyon. We will start from 1700 m height and pedal up to 2400 m. The first 15 km is an asphalt road and we will get around 700 m height. On the way, we have a couple of stops on the road to rest and see the beauties of the nature on the road. The road has a good view of mountain scenery and there is a great place for photography and see the entire area of Lavasanat. Also, we have one stop in an interesting cave museum on our way to the canyon. After all ascending part, we start our adventure mountain biking from a village around 2300 m height which is the entrance to a huge canyon through a single track road. We are mostly cycling alongside of the river and in some parts, we have to carry our bikes as there is no track on the road. In mid-way, there is a beautiful waterfall to stop and have packed lunch there. Also, we have to cross a few times the rivers and getting wet which is the excited part of our adventure. There is 10 km downhill biking through the canyon and we will decent around 500 m. The river ends to a village where we will stay the night there. We are staying in the local house and after taking a shower and rest, will have dinner in the house. (B, L, D)

Day 2: Transfer to Naran- single-track mountain biking

We will rise up at 6:00 a.m. and after breakfast we will leave the village to another area. We will transfer you and all bikes to Lavasanat and from there we will drop you off for another mountain biking day. We will cross a couple of interesting villages on the way to reach the highest point of the road and from here, we will enter a single track route over the hill in the mountains. We will pass a couple of hills with a lot of adventures and have a spectacular view of Lavasanat district and a lot of villages in central Alborz. Also, there is a great view of a few mountains from 3000 m up to 4000 m in our route and in early spring and autumn, you will see snow on the peaks and enjoy watching the beautiful scenery in the nature. The end of this single track reaches to a small forest and this is a dirt road take us to Latyan dam. Depending on the weather and local situation, we will swim in the lake at the end of biking tour. After a short rest and photography in the lake and some refreshment, we will back to the office via a paved road to finish our two days adventure biking as a loop. Late afternoon, we will transfer you back to Tehran. (B)

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