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Asalem - Khalkhal forest

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Asalem - Khalkhal forest

Postby Mehdi » Sun Aug 04, 2013 10:25 am

Introduction: Forest path of Khalkhal to Asalem (اسالم-خلخال), is a beautiful hiking trails in the north of Iran, which every year attracts many enthusiasts.


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Location: Between Khalkhal (City in Ardebil Province) and Asalem (City in Gilan Province)

Walking path length: About 32 km (20ml)

Days of trip: 3 Days from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need 10 hr driving to Khalkhal. Depends on your speed ,12-15 hr walking . Asalem to Tehran also need 7-8 hr driving)
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.

Best time to visit: May to October

Daily time visit: No limit, but in summer middle of the day maybe hot

Difficulty level: Moderately difficult (12-15 hr walking among jungle, night camping with no facilities)

Requirements: Guide or GPS track, water, food, warm and waterproof clothes and tent, waterproof shoes, satellite phone, headlamp

Legal permission need: No


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Overall risk: River overflow in raining times

Animal risk: There are a few number of wild animals like bear, wolf and leopard in this jungle. But no human attack has been reported.

Lost risk: Yes

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115 but rescue teams need a long time to find you because there is no road there.

GSM Mobile Antenna: No


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Hotel: No hotel in the path

Village: Yes, there is one village in the middle of the walking path.

Shop: There is in village

Gasoline: No gasoline in the path


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How to get there:
1- Go to west terminal of buses in Tehran (more info)
2- Take a bus ticket to Khalkhal(Distance between Tehran to Khalkhal City is 462 Km)
3- Take a taxi from Khalkhal to Andabil village
4- Start walking
5- Get a taxi at the end of walking path to Asalem
6- Get a bus or Asalem to Tehran

Nearest airport: No airport less than 100 km

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km


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