Alamut Castle Tour
One day excursion to Alamut Castle
Alamut is a ruined mountain fortress located in the Alamut Region in the south of Qazvin Province. Alamut Castle was originally built in the ninth century at an elevation over 6800 feet. It was constructed in a way that it only had one possible entrance and make the fortress difficult to conquer. The site is specular and sometimes it takes hours (3 to 4 hours) to drive through the mountains from Qazvin to the nearby village pf Gazorkhan that cars can stop. Good to know that the walk to Alamut is quite hard but views from the fortress are unique. It is also possible to take it as a day excursion from Tehran city considering the distances are doubled.
Alamut castle Tour itinerary:
Start from the hotel in the early morning toward the Alamut Castle, pass the mountainous road, and enjoy the specular views. Do not forget to wear suitable clothes considering the climate change on the top of the mountain, the best hiking shoes, and take the snacks with you. The ITC agent will help you with the lunch meal. Transfer to Qazvin hotel. End of Alamut castle tour.