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Trekking in Gilan, Ascending to the Most Green Peak of Iran

Trekking in Gilan, Ascending to the Most Green Peak of Iran

A nature trekking consists of new untouched natural and local destinations over Caspian Sea and Hyrcanian forests
3 Days and 2 nights
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This tour is basically through trekking but consists of new untouched natural and local destinations over Caspian Sea and Hyrcanian forests. While enjoying excitement of Jeep safari in the wood to top heights, you will reach to excessively beautiful sights beneath the highest peak of Guilan with staying in local houses and having local foods. Ascending to Gorgeous Somamus peak is most prominent deal of second day and you will take day to the end with sleeping in a stone caravanserai in Lapasar which is unordinary enough to complete your voyage. Finally after crossing the ranges between Guilan and Mazandaran, it's time to take a breath from fresh heights of Javaher-Deh beyond mount Somamus in the last day of tour.

What you experience
  • 4*4 Jeep safari from Khayyat-Mahale to Javaher-Dasht in Siyahkalrood woodsy road

  • Sleeping in rural cottages in Javaher-Dasht summer village

  • Eating local cuisines with locals at heights of Gilan

  • Trekking in summer village and immersing in peaceful nature

  • Ascending to the highest peak of Guilan, the limestone mount Somamus

  • Visiting Lapasar summer region

  • Visiting Javaher-Deh summer village beyond Somamus peak

  • Observing botanic in biodiversity of plants in the region

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  • Meals: 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Accommodation:1 night local cottages, 1 night stone caravanserai
  • Transport: 4×4 Jeeps to Javaher-Dasht, all other transportation
  • Other Services: English spoken mountain guide, Backpack handling by 4WD cars or Mules/Horse (limited by 15kg per person)
  • Not included: Entry fee for the sites not mentioned in the itinerary, Travel insurance, International airfare, Excess baggage charges, Airport and departure taxes, Meals not stipulated in the itinerary, Tips (optional), Cost of medical immunizations, Bottled water, phone calls, any other service not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Appropriate shoes for trekking
  • Proper backpack
  • Climbing stick
  • Warm clothes and extra socks
  • Head lamp
  • Sleep bag

The package is a semi trekking rout consisting of ascending to the highest peak of Guilan, Mount Somamus(3680m) and reaching to the other side of limestone mountain, Javaher-Deh summer region. The trip begins from Qasem Abad village by driving for one hour from Khayyat-Mahale to Javaher-Dasht using 4×4 Jeeps.

After reaching the summer region above clouds and forest, you will stay in rural cottages and experience a different stay far from before.

Having local food and relaxing for the night, we will start ascending to Somamus peak in early next morning.

It takes 6-7 hours conquering summit. This trekking trail has gentle slopes in the beginning but the slopes get steeper eventually and are perfectly good for photography. The higher altitudes offer a unique view of the Caspian Sea all the way to Chamkhale beach. Sometimes a blanket of fog covers the landscape and it appears as if you are walking over the clouds but then again the sun shines and the fog disappears.

Somamous is the highest peak in Guilan Province and is a limestone mountain. Peaks have always been regarded as glorious and majestic landmarks by ancient Iranians. The word Somamous means “Holy Place.”

 After conquering Somamus we will go ahead to Lapasar village that is still at heights and will have another unforgettable night and stay in Lapasar stone Caravanserai. Trekking to Javaher-Deh on the next day will stay in your memory as a trip crossing Guilan province and Mazandaran region.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1:  Qasem Abad to Javaher-Dasht

Departure at 6:00 A.M, Drive 1 hour with Jeep to the heights of summer village through Siyahkalrood road, Surfing village, walking to Naseri spring and spending time with locals and rest in the middle of terrace to Caspian Sea landscape. (L, D)

Day 2: Ascending to Somamus peak (3680m)

Waking up at 6 in the morning for breakfast and start ascending to the peak for 6-7 hours long. Passing Limestone Mountain to Lapasar summer region to get relaxed and eat then sleep in stone caravanserai of Lapasar. (B, L, D)

Day 3: Trekking from Lapasar to Javaher-Deh, descending to Mazandaran province

After breakfast heading to another paradise over Caspian Sea but in different region and province that’s Javaher-Deh summer village and visit waterfall and scenery of opposite side of Somamus. After lunch we will head back toward Ramsar and lower heights. (B, L, D)


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