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11-16-2015, 11:16 AM
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Forest path of Alimestan (جنگل الیمستان) 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 "Amol" city and begins walking from village "Alimestan" near this city.


Location: Amol (City in Mazandaran Province)

Walking path length: -

Days of trip: 1 Day from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need 3-4 hr driving to Alimestan village. Depends on your speed ,4-5 hr walking . Alimestan to Tehran also need 3-4 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 Easy (4-5 hr walking among jungle)

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

Legal permission need: No


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 reporte.

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


Hotel: No hotel in the path

Village: No village in the path

Shop: No shop in the path

Gasoline: No gasoline in the path


How to get there:
The best way is get a taxi from Tehran to Alimestan and back.

Nearest airport: No airport less than 100 km

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km

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07-16-2016, 10:25 PM
this forest is wonderful