Iran Ski Tour – Sahand & Sabalan Mountains

Code: OT3312003
12 DAYS - 11 NIGHTS
  • Iran Adventure Tours

Basic Information:

In the following, you can find basic information about Iran Ski Tour

Tour Leader
Babak Kheirjoo
Duration
12 days
Travel style
Active
Best time to go
April - May
Max group size
10
Physical rating
■ ■ ■ ■ □
Age requirement
18+
Accommodation
11 nights in 3* hotels, local host and eco camp
Transportation
Tourist vehicle, 4x4 vehicle during expedition times
Meals
F.B

Overview of Iran Ski Tour:

When first thinking about it, it might appear to be an absurd idea to go to Iran to play ski. But this is a trip that will give you an unbelievable skiing experience and new insights into a different culture. We offer ski tours that suit every budget. Our program is flexible and will give you about 8 days of skiing.

Tour Highlights:

Hints:

  • The priority in sightseeing may be changed. It is due to the time of your arrival, your guide’s discretion.
  • Hotel check-in time generally is at 2:00 PM. So, according to your arrival time, if you need an early check-in you must book an extra day.
  • Are you traveling to Iran before or after the ski tour?
    Why not talk to one of our consultants who will be more than happy to arrange your pre or post tour itineraries.
    Call  98 21 48394210 or Email info@oakslandtravel.com now to secure your place on one of our tours.

 

Included Services:

Professional licensed guides and drivers. (Guiding by authorized mountain guide)
All accommodation:

  • 11 nights in the hotels, the local house, and Eco-camp

Notes:

  • The price includes double and twin rooms in Hotels. Obviously, single rooms cost an extra fee.
  • Private or single rooms are not available in the traditional guest house. No Bed, but sleeping equipment is traditional, comfortable Mattresses and Blankets.
 Twin/double/single/multi-share
  • 12 breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 2  bottles of water + fruits or juice + snacks + nuts per day

Notes:

  • The number of meals depending on your arrival and departure time may be changed.
  • Vegetarian dishes are also possible upon request
All transfers and transportation:

  • Tourist vehicles (Toyota Hiace)
  • The 4×4 vehicle during expedition times

Notes:

  • 4×4 cars would be completely safe and well organized technically and comfortably and in good condition. But they could be old models.
  • Each 4×4 car has the capacity up to 3 pax.
  • All entrance fees
  • All road tolls and vehicle taxes
  • Caring traveler cargo
  • Permit for ascending to the summit
  • Visa authorization code processing fee is Free

Excluded Services:

  • International flights
  • Visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips to local guides and drivers
  • Minibar

1

Day 1: Landing to PERSIA

Welcome to Iran. Arrival to Tabriz airport, our tourist guide will meet and greet you at Tabriz airport and then you transfer to the hotel to have a rest for an action plan.

O/N Tabriz

2

Day 2: 

In the morning, you visit Grand Bazaar, the only bazaar on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Today’s structure, a vast maze-like complex of bricked arches and vaulted passageways, still evokes the spirit of its earliest days. The days when Tabriz was one of the most important commercial centers along the ancient Silk Road. A half day excursion in the afternoon visit fantastic and historical village Kandovan. That’s fame is due to its troglodyte dwellings. Tonight, you stay in a local rocky house.

O/N Local rocky house

3

Day 3: 

Transfer by 4WD car to snowline (ski touring start point), climb to the west summit of Sahand with 3400 meters high, and then come down and spent a night in the rocky house. (Total skiing time takes 6 hours).

O/N Local rocky house

4

Day 4: 

Departure to Sultan summit with 3600 meters high, up to the snowline by car. Ski climbing to the summit and come down from the north side to Kandovan village. (6, 7 hours)

O/N Kandovan

5

Day 5: 

After breakfast, transfer to Tabriz and Kamal summit (2 hours by car). Touring from the north face to the summit (3800 meters) and come back to the ski resort and then transfer to the hotel in Tabriz.

O/N Tabriz

6

Day 6: 

Transfer from Tabriz to Meshkin Shahr that is located in Sabalan's flank. Overnight stay at Durna eco-camp (2800m).

O/N Eco-camp

7

Day 7: 

After breakfast, ski climbing to Aygar summit (3900m) and come back from the north face to eco camp, having dinner at the restaurant, take a bath at a thermal mineral spa and overnight stay at the eco-camp.

O/N Eco-camp

8

Day 8: 

Transfer by a car toward the west summit of Sabalan and Skiing to 4000m (This round trip takes 5 hours).

O/N Eco-camp

9

Day 9: 

Transfer by a car to Shabil village, from here, ski climbing to the Sabalan east shelter (3700 m) and it takes 3 hours. Overnight stay at the shelter.

O/N Sabalan

10

Day 10: 

Early morning ski climbing from east route to the summit and after 6 hours, we arrive at the frozen lake on top of Sabalan (4811m), then come down from the northeast face valley to the shelter for an overnight stay in a hut.

O/N Sabalan

11

Day 11: 

Return by ski to the Shabil mineral water complex and transfer to the hotel in Meshkin Shahr. Time permitting, we visit the sites of the city and overnight stay at the hotel.

O/N Meshkin Shahr

12

Day 12: Missing Persia

Return to Tabriz and transfer to the airport for a flight heading back to home.

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