Ski touring in Iran – Damavand

Code: OT3309004
9 DAYS - 8 NIGHTS
  • Damavand, Ski tour, Ski touring, Alborz mountain ski, Iran ski tour, Ski tour in Iran
  • Alborz mountains
  • Alborz mountain
  • Damavand

Basic Information:

In the following, you can find basic information about Ski touring in Iran – Damavand

Tour Leader
Babak
Duration
9 days
Travel style
Active
Best time to go
March - April - May
Max group size
10
Physical rating
■ ■ ■ ■ □
Age requirement
18+
Accommodation
8 nights in 3* hotels, Resort and camp site
Transportation
Tourist vehicle, 4x4 vehicle during expedition times
Meals
8 days 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:

  •  Ski touring in Alborz mountains
  • Ascend to the very roof of Iran, Damavand

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:

  • 8 nights in hotels, resort, and campsite

Notes:

  • The price includes double and twin rooms in Hotels. Obviously, single rooms cost an extra fee.
 Twin/double/multi-share
  • 9 breakfast, lunch, and 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 vehicle (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 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
  • Entrance fee
  • Minibar

1

Day 1: Landing to PERSIA

Welcome to Iran at IKA airport and our guide meets you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel in Tehran for rest*. Having breakfast at the hotel and move to the mountaineering residential complex in Polour.
Polour encampment is located at Damavand slopes at a height of 2200 meters which we stay until the day of climbing.

O/N Polour resort

2

Day 2: Goleh Zard peak

Having breakfast at 6 am and start climbing to the 3400 meters peak of the "Goleh Zard". (The duration of ascent and descent is about 6 hours). Back to the encampment for dinner and rest.

O/N Polour resort

3

Day 3: Lasem village

 Wake up at 5 AM for breakfast and at 7 AM, we transfer to Lasem village (1 hour). We Start climbing from Lasem to the 4,000 meters peak of "Parvaneh" (the duration of climbing to the top and downhill skiing to return is about 8 hours). Back to the Polour for dinner and rest.

O/N Polour resort

4

Day 4: Changiz Chal peak

Having breakfast at 6 AM and moving ahead to Lasem village for climbing to the Changiz Chal peak at 4050 meters above the snowy valleys. We climb from Steep slopes filled with heavy snow, it takes about 5 hours then we ski downhill on the same way back to Lasem that takes about 3 hours after this challenging mountaineering trip again settle in Polour for dinner and rest.

O/N Polour resort

5

Day 5: Engemar peak

Having breakfast at 6 AM and moving ahead to Lasem village for climbing to "Engemar" peak, trough the north edge and descend from the intact valley filled up with pure snow to Lasem (The duration of ascent and descent is about 8 hours)

O/N Polour resort

6

Day 6: Damavand Camp

Transfer to the base of the Damavand Camp at an altitude of 3,100 meters and a ski touring to the third shelter at an altitude of 4200 meters. Stay at a refuge for dinner and rest (6-hours for the ascent)

O/N Shelter on Damavand slopes

7

Day 7: Ski touring in Damavand

Wake up at 4 AM for breakfast. Moving ahead to the peak according to weather conditions. After 8-hours Ski touring, we reach 5670 meters of Damavand at 13 o'clock. After reaching the summit and taking some pictures descend to our shelter for dinner and getting some rest. (The duration of ascent and descent is about 12 hours).

O/N Shelter on Damavand slopes

8

Day 8: Reserved day

Reserved day

O/N Shelter on Damavand slopes

9

Day 9: Missing Persia

Leave the third station and going ahead to Polour then we have a residence in Tehran hotel for getting some rest and eventually goodbye at IKA airport.

O/N 3* hotel in Tehran

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