Asalem – Khalkhal Road is a spectacular and eye-catching road with a length of 70 kilometers that starts from Asalem city in Gilan province and leads to Khalkhal city in southern Ardebil province and between East Azarbaijan province and Zanjan.
The location of this road in the northern part of the country has been influenced by the particular climate of the region, so that rainfall is observed in most seasons. The high altitude of the road near the Khalkhal also caused the air temperature to cool even in the summer and make a different experience for you. Moisture and fog are also a permanent guest of this road because the Caspian Sea is located next to it, adding to the attractions of the road.
With the beginning of this route from the city of Asalem, first, you will find a screwed road covered with forest forests. As you move away from Islam and drive for about an hour, you will be surrounded by lush plains and you will see amazing landscapes. Perhaps this is why this road is considered one of the most beautiful roads in Iran, and it is considered the dreamiest way of Iran.
On every part of the road you will find a magical scenery and force you to stop; then, pass through this dreamy road, be patient, and give time to enjoy these beauties:
At the beginning of the road, you must wait at any moment for a surprise. The air may be flat, but it will come to you on a part of the road in May, and in the other part, you will see rain.
What adds to the beauty of this road is the river that accompanies you from the beginning with your boom. On most parts of the route, you can see the river and even moments along with it.
After a little driving on the road, you realize that the nature of it comes in every moment and comes with a different face ahead of you; sometimes with the trees growing up and forest, sometimes with lush and velvet plains.
The presence of herds of horses and herds of sheep, who are now in the place of the lush plains of this road, puts one of the dreamiest images that you will never forget.
In May and May, the spectacular nature of this road wears an aphid flower, with a drowning in the fog, a surprise. Some of these plains are located above the diamond-shaped bungalow in the village of Cremona and you can visit them.
At the beginning of the journey, you may find scenes in your eyes; this is because part of the beautiful nature of Islam was the location of the precious movie of Solomon to recreate the famous city of Jerusalem for the viewer.
On this road, you will find signs that guide you to various villages such as Navo and Locke. These villages are formed in the middle of this road and among the plains and give you a special taste of life. In each of these villages, you can try local products and talk to people who have stories of hot and cold weather for you.
If you have enough time on the road, you can follow the paths to discover new sights. Sights such as the lake, the waterfall, the golazar … maybe you were fortunate enough to be able to see a corner of the wildlife of this area and animals like bears, leopards, and beautiful deer.
The Kiwi Hot Springs near Khalkhal is where you can safely drink water and remove fatigue.
When you enter Khalkhal on the Asalem Road, driving is not boring. According to the beauty of this road, you may want to spend more time on this path.
Mountaineering program Asalem to Khalkhal is one of the most famous routes among mountain climbers and nature that brings in many springs, summer and up to the first half of autumn. The program includes the route from Khalkhal to Asalem through gravel roads and the old road that runs from the village of Ardebil to the east of Khalkhal to the village of Navi and ends in the province of Gilan.
You will reach the altitude of 2100 meters to a height of 330 meters and you will be faced with a new attraction at any moment.
There are restaurants in the area where you can use their services. The interesting thing about these restaurants is that they hang meat outdoors due to air chill, and this creates a special image.
Local people, along the way, offer you their products, which are the most famous honey. You should also not forget to taste it. Along with honey, you can also try local bread, crops and dairy products.
The best time to enjoy the beauty of this road are the seasons of spring and summer to mid-fall.
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