Alamut Valley Trekking | Tours to Alamut Valley | Garmarud to Yuj

Alamut Valley Trekking | Tours to Alamut Valley | Garmarud to Yuj

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Alamut Valley Trekking

Alamut Valley is famous because of the assassins who lived there around 1000 years ago led by a man called Hasan-e Sabah. But in addition to its cultural aspect, it is also famous for trekking from Garmarud to Yuj. Alamut Valley Trekking can be done in one, two, or three days. The regular Alamut Valley Trekking plans are as follows:

Plan A:
Day 1. Going straight to Garmarud from Qazvin by a car (takes 2.5 to 3 hours) and start trekking to the next village called Pichebon (takes 5-7 hours). Stay the night at a local house.
Day 2. Continue trekking to Yuj which takes almost 9 hours.

Plan B:
Day 1. Going straight to Garmarud from Qazvin by a car and start trekking to the next village called Pichebon (takes 5 to 7 hours). Stay the night at a local house.
Day 2. Continue trekking and stay the night in a very basic shelter in the mountains. (You need a sleeping bag for this day).
Day 3. Continue trekking to Yuj.

How to get to Alamut Valley

Plan C:
Day 1. Going straight to Garmarud from Qazvin by a car and start trekking to the next village called Pichebon. Stay the night at a local house.
Day 2. Continue trekking to the next village called Maran (which takes almost 6 to 8 hours). Stay the night in a local house.
Day 3. Continue trekking to Yuj (which is almost 1 or 2 hours of trekking).

Plan D:
Day 1. Going straight to Garmarud from Qazvin by a car and start trekking to the next village called Pichebon. Stay the night at a local house.
Day 2: Come back to Garmarud on foot form Pichebon through a different trail. In the end, rent a car from Garmarud to Qazvin.

Plan E: Sightseeing and Alamut Valley Trekking
If you are interested in visiting the castle of assassins and Andej canyons, the plan is as follows:
Day 1: Visiting the castle, Andej canyons, and Ovan Lake. Go to Garmarud for the night (Total hiking for this day is almost 1 hour and you are in the car for almost 6 hours).
Day 2 & 3: Trekking plan.

Accommodation in Alamut

From Garmarud to Yuj – Hiking in the stunning mountains of Northern Iran

Important notes:
1) For the trekking part, a local guide from Garmarud who is experienced and professional accompanies you. They don’t speak English.
2) At the end of your trekking, you can rent a car and take Se-hezar road to Tonekabon in Mazandaran province or come back to Garmarud and then Qazvin (Because of the dirt curvy road, we usually rent a 4WD car).
3) The trekking time is highly dependent on your speed and strength and they are all estimated time.
4) The plans can be customized to your demand.
5) For any reason, if Alamut Valley Trekking is not your favorite, but still want to visit the beautiful mountainous road from Garmarud to Yuj, we can rent a 4WD to go to Yuj and come back.

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