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Masole - Masal forest

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Masole - Masal forest

Postby Mehdi » Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:14 am

Introduction: Forest path of Masole to Masal forest (مسیر ماسوله تا ماسال) is a beautiful hiking trails in the north of Iran, which every year attracts many enthusiasts.

To see this path, you must first go to the "Masole" city in Gilan Province and begins walking.


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Location: Between "Masole" and Masaln tow cities of Gilan Province

Walking path length: About 34 km (21 ml)

Days of trip: 3 Days from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need 7-8 hr driving to Masoule. Depends on your speed ,15-20 hr walking . Masla 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 (15-20 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: -

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: No village in the path, just cottages

Shop: No shop in the path

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 Foman (City in Gilan province)
3- Take a taxi from Foman to Masoule
4- Start walking
5- Get a taxi from first village visited to Masal
7- Get a bus from Masal to Tehran

Nearest airport: No airport less than 100 km

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km


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GPS elevation profile:

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Pictures of Kojor to Sisangan forests:

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More pictures:

http://www.anobanini.net/forum/showthread.php?1415

http://www.anobanini.net/forum/showthread.php?3195
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Re: Masole - Masal forest

Postby Maria » Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:05 am

Mehdi wrote:]Image



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It is unbelievable ! :shock: I had a trip to Iran 3 years ago, but I never had seen such a beautiful scene. You are above the clouds ! Another trip is needed as I geuss ;)
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Re: Masole - Masal forest

Postby Shahram » Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:43 am

Maria wrote:
It is unbelievable ! :shock: I had a trip to Iran 3 years ago, but I never had seen such a beautiful scene. You are above the clouds ! Another trip is needed as I geuss ;)


Hi Maria.
Welcome to Anobanini. You are right, I think :D .
Stay tuned for more incoming magnificent features of this wonderland, please ;)
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Re: Masole - Masal forest

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Re: Masole - Masal forest

Postby yulia.manko » Mon Nov 03, 2014 7:58 am

This looks like a great hiking route! Does anyone know a good guide?
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Re: Masole - Masal forest

Postby Mehdi » Sat Nov 08, 2014 12:16 pm

yulia.manko wrote:This looks like a great hiking route! Does anyone know a good guide?

Yes I know.
Send your plan in a private message.
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