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Another spectacular road that can be mentioned in Iran is the very beautiful Asalem to Khalkhal Road. This road starts from Gilan province and reaches Ardabil province. When you enter this road, you will get to know its dreaminess and uniqueness.
You will not enter only one road, but on this road, you can see a significant combination of beautiful mountains, lush plains, forests full of beautiful trees, as well as cool waterfalls.
Despite the naturalness of the Asalem to Khalkhal Road, we can still mention the good facilities that exist on this road, which is a kind of welfare facilities. In addition to hotels, there are villas that are rented out to travelers.
The Asalem to Khalkhal Road is a mountainous road. There is nothing wrong with driving on this road in summer due to the low rainfall in the area, but if you do this driving in winter, you should be careful. Be sure to bring tire chains. Also, try not to drive on steep and dangerous roads.
One of the most important attractions on this road is the mountain pass, which you can see at a slightly higher point, at the Heyran Astara mountain pass. As if, these two friends are inseparable. This pass is known as Asalem Pass. This part of the road is one of the most beautiful parts of it.
You can feel the nostalgia of living in wooden huts by being on this road. Spend cold nights in hot summers by staying at the Asalem to Khalkhal huts. The facilities available in these cottages are low but simple. One of the most audible sounds in rural cottages is the sound of water with the sound of birds such as geese and ducks. These sounds can evoke your presence in the forest, which is very audible and lovely.
On the Asalem to Khalkhal Road, do not worry about your food, because whenever you move, skewers of fresh meat will be ready to serve you. One of the reasons for the heavy traffic on this road at the end of the week is the presence of this fresh food.
Among the villages, you see on your way, one of the most traditional can be attributed to the village of Nav. Nav is a village with fishponds.
On the rural road of the Nav, very spiritual mornings are waiting for you. You can watch the sunrise through the thick fog and lush trees.