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Have you traveled to Masal? Have you visited Gilan? If you still do not know where Masal is and in which part of beautiful Gilan it is, we must tell you that you have failed to know one of the most beautiful places in the northern region. Masal is located next to the Talesh Mountains. This city literally means a place next to a mountain. Therefore, it can be concluded that the neighborhood with Talshi mountains is the reason for naming this city. Masal’s amazing cloud ocean, which is one of the old human dreams of watching the clouds up close. Everyone will be surprise by the infinite beauty and unparalleled power of God.


Where is Masal?

Consider a small town that is full of greenery and beauty and a river called Khalkaei passes by it. This small and beautiful city is full of high waterfalls and forests where sightseeing is more like entering an attractive and colorful poster. Masal is a city in Gilan province. The city is surrounded by mountains and forests that cross a beautiful river that originates from the mountains of Shah Moallem. After passing through several towns and villages, it reaches Manjil and Rudbar, which has doubled its beauty. This beautiful city is one of the most popular tourist destinations. To reach this city from the center of Gilan, you have to travel more than an hour.


Heaven in the north of Iran

What is the position of Masal among the cities of Gilan?

In the distant past, Rudkenar, or Masal today, was a small village where thriving bazaars on Saturdays. These Saturday markets cause Masal to grow and flourish more and more and take on an urban feel. These days, Masal’s attractive summers are one of the most important reasons for its popularity and fame. The people of Masal speak the sweet language of Talshi. This language is still preserved from the maze of history, and studying it can be a wonderful guide to the history and language of Iran’s past. Masal does not have a large population.

Geography of Masal

Masal is one of the most beautiful and pristine northern regions of the country. Masal is a foothill area. This has led to the emergence of unique natural features specific to the northern regions of the country. As far as the eye can see, it is surrounded by dense pastures and lush green areas around Masal. The climate and atmospheric conditions of this region, following other regions of the province, are temperate and humid, which naturally becomes a little colder and more mountainous due to its location in mountainous areas. The average temperature of this region is 3 degrees on cold days of the year and 28 degrees on hot days of the year, with an average humidity of 80%.

Attractions of Masal city

All the mentioned factors have made Masal a pristine and unique area and, of course, an attractive destination for those who are interested. Phenomena such as pastures and summer and green areas, roaring waterfalls, landscapes over the area and places of pilgrimage can each be considered as a spectacular attraction for this area. However, as the region becomes more and more popular, Masal has become one of the most popular and attractive tourist destinations in the north of the country. The special geographical features of Masal have created many natural and spectacular beauties for Masal. Beauties such as waterfalls, caves and lush greenery. As far as the eye can see, it is surrounded by dense pastures and lush green areas around Masal

What is the best season to travel to Masal?

You should also plan a trip to Masal from mid-spring to late summer. As mentioned, Masal is one of the high points of Gilan iran. In spring and summer, the weather is pleasant and pleasant. Visiting the summer areas of Masal is one of the best things you can do on a trip to this city. Spending summer or spring in the wooden huts of this lush and elevated area has a charming atmosphere. If you wake up very early in the morning and look out of the wooden huts, you will also see an ocean of clouds and fog that surround you and take you to an extraterrestrial land.


best season to travel


Among the handicrafts of this city, we can mention all kinds of shawls, night tents, mats, kilims, jajims and all kinds of wooden handicrafts. Which are the most valuable souvenirs of Masal. The traditional dolls of the region have also been nationally registered and Shalma village is the origin of the province’s wood industries. Apart from various agricultural and dairy products, foods such as halvahs and breads such as golden bread are also among the souvenirs that are baked and served in the villages and summers of this city.

Local cuisine

You can experience a variety of northern and Gilani dishes in this city. Baghali Qatogh, Fesenjan Torsh, Torsho Tare with vegetables, Anar Bij with pomegranate seeds, memorable kebab with unique taste. Also Chouchaq and many other foods that are specific to the Gilan region. All of them will serve on an excellent level in Masal restaurants. In the cities of Gilan, more than 170 types of local food are cooked.

Masal foods

Local cuisine


Masoumi Hotel is one of the most famous hotels in this city, which is the most modern. But to better understand the region and enjoy nature more, you should stay in its summers and Masal eco-lodges. The tourist village of Masal also has several villas with full amenities in a rural area away from the hustle and bustle of the city and with views of the forest and mountains. Staying in wooden huts and setting up tents are also very popular in the warm seasons. You can join our team, Iran Destination, and get more acquainted with this spectacular city. Iran travel agency, Iran Destination, will organize your trip to Iran. You can offer your tailor-made trip to Iran or visit our programs on the Iran tour page. You can contact to our Iranian travel agency, our agents are online to answer all your questions.



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