Top things to do in Alamut Valley

Ruins in Gazor Khan

Alamut Castle

The region’s greatest attraction is the fabled ruin of Alamut Castle, Hasan-e Sabbah’s famous fortress. The site is a dramatic crag rising abruptly above the unpretentious little cherry-growing village of Gazor Khan…
Canyon in Mo'allem Kalayeh

Andej

The 8km road spur to Andej (elevation 1587m) passes alongside three truly awesome red-rock side canyons, where you can cross the river on a rickety bridge and explore. The turnoff is just northwest of Shahrak, which…
Ruins in Razmiyan

Lamiasar Castle

From Razmiyan, follow the Hir road for 2.5km to the castle access path. A 20-minute stroll leads to the top edge of the 'castle', where a hint of round bastion and some other wall chunks remain. The site sweeps down…
Lake in Mo'allem Kalayeh

Evan Lake

This small mountain lake is accessed via a side road between Razmiyan and Mo'allem. It's a pretty spot with a mountain backdrop, though the views are marred by power lines. If you're pushed for time on a tour, this …