The Transiranian Railway

day tour crossing the Alborz mountains by train on the path of railway history

A day trip on the Northern line, starting from Tehran main station in the early morning, going through Garmasar, Bonakuh, Simindasht, Zarrindasht, Firouzkuh, Gadok, Shur Ab and Veresk to Savadkuh. The train stops for visits to the architecture and industrial archaeology of Iran's first nation crossing railway line. A masterpiece of building technique, the line climbs up to a height of more than 2000 m through extraordinary bridges, loops and tunnels. Enjoy the trip on one of the world's most spectacular mountain railways. Breakfast, Lunch, drinks and snacks are included. Return to Tehran around 22.30. English translation available for extra fare.

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