Khalkhal to Asalem forest trekking path is located between Ardabil and Gilan provinces. Khalkhal to Asalem has a road and several hiking trails. The trekking distance of this forest is about 18-20 hours, which is a combination of mountaineering and forest climbing on difficult and easy routes. The whole route will take about three to seven hours a day on foot in three days, so physical preparation and proper equipment are required for this trip.
The weather in the northern forests of Iran, especially in this area, is not predictable at all, and it is likely to change from moment to moment. Be mentally prepared to deal with all kinds of weather, especially heavy rains. Be sure to get a good rain coat.
The path is not clear everywhere, so it is necessary to go with a guide or use GPS.