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Tonekabon, Iran
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A small family run company offering trekking, climbing, MTB, desert hiking in Iran. We often combine the cultural and the natural.
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

My wife and I HIGHLY RECOMMEND partnering with Farzin if you want to safely trek in the Alborz mountains. And if you want to engage with probably the most hospitable and trusting people on our planet. We have travelled the world and the seven seas,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Culture521721
iranhiker, Owner at CaspianTrek, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2019

Greetings from Khoonegeli northern Iran!. We are all very touched by this review. We would like to thank you publicly Heather and Mathew. We know there were shortcomings as there always is in a country where tourism is at its infancy and we are still...More

Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

The Caspian Sea is the world's largest inland body of water, variously classed as the world's largest lake or a full-fledged sea. It is an Endorheic basin located between Europe and Asia, to the east of the Caucasus Mountains and to the west of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

We are a family of four who spent 5 wonderful days with Farzin trekking across the mountain range from the Alamut Valley to Tonekabon. Not only did Farzin organise the entire trek including food, camping equipment etc as well as mules to carry the lot,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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iranhiker, Owner at CaspianTrek, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2019

Thank you Lange family. It was a pleasant trek for me too and I am posting the images and the videos on my instagram these days. In my humble opinion, your teenage children are an example of natural parenting and I really enjoyed talking to...More

Reviewed October 5, 2018

We had a wonderful tour from Qazvin to Farzin's nice place in the hills above Tonekabon. Trekking with Ali and his son Ebrahim from Garmarood to Maran was a great pleasure. As we had to return to Garmarood the first day because my travel partner...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

Farzin organised an amazing trek through the Alborz Mountains. My wife and I love hiking but this an be difficult with children. Farzin (who is great with kids) organised horses/mules for our kids, which they really enjoyed. During our three day trekking we stayed in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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iranhiker, Owner at CaspianTrek, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2019

I still look at those wonderful photographs and videos and wish we could trek again with your kids.... they are truly international. Impressive how they related and responded to the locals at such young age. I hope your 360 degree lens is OK now!! Let...More

Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Trekking has always been attractive for me especially in this area. If you go to Tonekabon you shouldn't miss this chance

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Trekking in the Elburz Mountains was an Out-of-this-world experience. It felt like being in a dream state or a film due to its incredible beauty. My guide was Saber who was very hard working, knowledgeable, patient and professional.He picked me up from my Hotel in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2017

Sept-Oct 2017, Farzin arranged a great trekking for us. We were ten friends, seven Norwegian and three from Sweden. Our first goal was the Alamut Mountains. Starting in Tehran, we were picked up by a minibus with driver and two guides. On the way to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

Starting our trekking by being picked up in Qazvin by Sohrab Pegah, who drove us into Alamut, showing us the Alamut canyon and the castle. Sohrab prepared us a tasty lunch, omelet with sausages, and we had nice talks, really a great guy and guide....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Our review relates to our 9 day trekking experience in the Alborz mountains of northern Iran. In many ways we agree with all the previous reviews both positive and negative. However, Farzin is developing quite a unique treking and accommodation experience in an undoubtedly difficult...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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