Trip Highlights

Visiting 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 home stay & socializing with locals
Exceptional trekking route through spectacular mountain scenery of Damash
Explore the historical village of Masuleh
Hiking on Rudkhan Castle
Explore Rasht

  • Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Trip Code: 011-STN-XPL
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Activities: Trekking, Cultural-Historical,
  • Regions: Damash, Gilan Province, Iran
  • Start From: Tehran Province, Iran
  • End: Tehran or Rasht
  • Service Level: Standard
  • Group Size: ( 5 - 15 )
  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Price: From € 669
  • Single Supplement: N/A

This tour is a combination of trekking (in the river), cultural & historical exploring, hiking on three castles and city tour. In this tour you will explore a number of villages by tasting their cuisine, socialize with local people and experience their life style by staying in their homes. However in historic terms the highlight of this tour can be visiting the historic castle of Alamut and find out more about its history but you will also visit the remains of another castle used at the same era called Lambesar. In the second part of the trip for a couple of days we explore Damash sanctuary. We will have one full day hiking in the river exploring a few villages. In the last phase we will visit Masuleh historic village which attracts many tourists because of its architecture and people. Masuleh 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 of visiting Rudkhan castle. This castle is a medieval brick and stone castle built on two tips of a mountain.
Finally we will visit Rasht the capital of Gilan province by far the largest city of the Shomal (Caspian littoral) region. Gilan is very famous for its cuisine and one of the best places in Iran in terms of vegetarian foods.

Services Included

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


8 B

4 L

 3 D


2 nights local village, 1 night tent camping, 1 night guesthouse or local home stay, 3 nights hotel in Tehran & Rasht


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

Other Services

Tour guide

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

Not Included

Items of personal nature, travel insurance

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