Ski touring in Iran – Zagros Mountains

Code: OT3308005
8 DAYS - 7 NIGHTS
  • Ski tour, Ski touring, Zagros mountain ski, Iran ski tour, Ski tour in Iran

Basic Information:

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

Tour Leader
Babak
Duration
8 days
Travel style
Active
Best time to go
January - February
Max group size
10
Physical rating
■ ■ ■ ■ □
Age requirement
18+
Accommodation
7 nights in 3* hotels, local house
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 Zagros mountains
  • Off-piste skiing in Zagros mountains range

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:

  • 3 nights in the hotels
  • 5 nights in the local house

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 local house. No Bed, but sleeping equipment is traditional, comfortable Mattresses and Blankets.
 Twin/double/multi-share
  • 8 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 Isfahan airport and our guide meets you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for rest.

O/N Isfahan

2

Day 2: Sightseeing in Isfahan

We start our day by 5-hour sightseeing tour in Isfahan and visit Masjid-e Jamé of Isfahan*. This is another masterpiece of Iranian architecture, covering nearly 5 acres in the heart of this historic city. Next up is Chehel Sotun*. Set in a landscaped and forested park in front of a tranquil reflecting pool, this graceful pavilion was built by Shah Abbas II for entertainment and court receptions. After lunch, we check out our hotel in Isfahan and transfer to Chelgerd (3 hours).

O/N Local house in Chelgerd

3

Day 3: Start ski touring 

Wake up at 5 AM for breakfast and after that, transfer to Niyakan (30 min by car). We Start ski touring from snow line to the top of the summit in 3,800 meters (the duration of playing ski is about 4 hours). Climb again from the northern valley and we ski downhill on the same way.

O/N Local house in Chelgerd

4

Day 4: Skiing in some valleys

Wake up at 5 AM for breakfast and after that, transfer to Niyakan village (30 min by car). Start climbing to the 3,900 meters peak of the "BARMOO". We can try ski touring in some valleys till 16 PM.

O/N Local house in Chelgerd

5

Day 5: Off-piste skiing

Wake up at 5 AM for breakfast and after that, transfer to Cherri pass (1 hour). Start ski touring up to Shah Mansuri summit (4000 m). Skiing back from a virgin valley and ski touring up another summit again. We can go off-piste skiing in 3 other parts of the mountain. (It takes between 7 and 8 hours.)

O/N Local house in Chelgerd

6

Day 6: Off-piste skiing in a virgin valley

Transfer to Shah Mansouri pass (1 hour).Start ski touring up to Gilas and Moaleman summits. After 5 off-piste skiing in a virgin valley and finally reached the village after 3 hours skiing. From village drive to Chelgerd.

O/N Local house in Chelgerd

7

Day 7: Back to Isfahan

After breakfast, we drive to Isfahan and transfer to the hotel for rest. This afternoon, our exploration continues in Imam Square*. This 17th-century site is one of the largest public spaces in the world. Here in the square, you’ll visit the 17th-century Shah Mosque*, revered as a masterpiece of Islamic architecture and easily recognized by its magnificent tile-work and soaring cupola and minarets. In the Ali Qapu Palace*, you’ll marvel at its beautiful music rooms and the balconies where Safavid kings would sit to enjoy the polo matches unfolding in the square below. You’ll end your day exploring the Qeisarieh, part of Bazaar that surrounds Imam Square. With hundreds of local vendors that specialize in traditional arts and crafts, it’s a wonderful place to shop for pottery, enamel, jewelry and delicately inlaid board games.

O/N Isfahan

8

Day 8: Missing Persia 

Sightseeing in Isfahan and visit several of the other tourist attractions in this city. Then transfer from Hotel to Isfahan airport according to your' flight time.

O/N Isfahan

 

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