ARAS biking tour


Overview

Category
Participants4-12
Duration12 Days
Activitiesmountain biking walking camping
Priceplease contact us
Services
Aveilable on .May Jun Jul Aug


Aras river fountained in turkish part of Zagros mountain range, crossing 5 countries for 1500 kilometers, terminates in Caspian sea, nourishing lands and civilizations, defining borders and … this biking tour is tailed for warm seasons and got its name from its rout which mostly runs on Aras river shores. Azerian & Armenian people are living in this area, and it would feel different by central Iranian cities.


Itinerary



Technical detail


Accommodation
Transportation
Guide
Camp
suppurting
Accommodation

Accommodation in different cities are defined due primary basic agreements of this tour and  might goes to 5 star or local houses. Stars and branding of hotels in Iran may not match some of detailed standards but includes all of basic comfort necessities. According to location all may not be possible, but simple 3 star hotel with shower and fresh bed sheets are always possible. Overnight in camp tents are all supported by us with suitable tent and mattress.

Transportation

Roads are most developed transportation substructure in Iran and easily reliable for planning a tour. Also drive and driving services are available every where. Its always better to hire locals special when we get far from big cities. Quality of service may not be guaranteed but they wont let you down.

for longer routs bus transportation will be reasonable, because its the main system. If you are not sensitive to accurate minutes in public buses, then you would enjoy comfort of seats and sometimes magnificent sideview in long drives.

Private van or buses are wonderful for groups. With a simple organizing they can go everywhere anytime.

Train trips are accessible but rails are not conducted to every corner and and station sometimes are far from city. Even in this situation its recommended for some routs.

Flights are daily available from Tehran to big cities. To fly between other cities it may not be possible every day or every time. 

Guide

Training and classification of guiding service is young here, as its industry, Tourism.

But guides are always respected & recommended several times, they may not be trained but they have big heart. In cities or mountain they have great experience in technical subjects and also long history to travel with foreigners.

In recent years, there is a big wave of graduated guides that had join to business and grow it to a different stages. accuracy and standards are easy to feel with them.

Camp

In exploring wonders of nature and approaching far destination, it is inevitable to set a camp in different locations, based on local information. Water sources or rain and flood streams or ... are important to locate camp site. We support all equipment such as suitable tent and mattresses beside all necessary info and connections, and also we can provide a quiet service like kitchen and dinning tent with variable menu.

suppurting

We do always try to plan and predict every aspect of  tour and also ready to add or call other supporting options to handle any surprising condition. 

In Kandovan people living in rocks. they carve their house and shops and barns in volcanic rocks.

Urmia lake is biggest internal for country an also biggest salt lake in middle-east. it plays an important roll to maintain Eco system of its surrounding

St.Thaddeus monastery is second most respected monument for Armenian christians.

Aras river fountained in turkish part of Zagros mountain range, crossing 5 countries for 1500 kilometers, terminates in Caspian sea, nourishing lands and civilizations, defining borders and …

Kleibar stronghold were been untouchable for a long period, protesting patriot revolutionists.

Sabalan volcano is third highest peak of country, 4811m. volcanic crater is filled with water and frosted. but fumarole spas are hot in bottom.


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