Iran - Western Iran (PDF Chapter)
From the fecund Caspian coast to the stark, mountainous northern borders and the crumbling desert ruins of the southern plains, this region hosts everything from paddy fields to blizzards to the original Garden of Eden.
- hike between flower-filled valleys and snow-capped peaks around the ruined 12th-century Castles of the Assassins
- wander through Gilan’s verdant forests above the amazing stacked village of Masuleh
- explore ancient churches, mud-walled castles and grand canyons along the sublime Aras River Valley
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Bazargan, Maku & Around, Khoy, Orumiyeh, Mara-qeh, Tabriz, Kandovan, Jolfa, Aras River Valley, Kaleybar, Ardabil, Khal Khal, Zanjan, Soltaniyeh, Takab, Rasht & Around, Ramsar, Kelardasht, Qazvin, Alamut Valley, Sanandaj, Howraman, Paveh, Kermanshah, Bisotun, Hamadan, Bijar, Marivan, Dorud, The Dorud–Andimeshk Railway, Andimeshk, Shush, Shushtar, Ahvaz, Khorramabad.
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