Damavand is highest peak in Iran and also highest volcano peak in Asia. You can do different level of climbing in all seasons. It has 4 main ridge for climbing and also 3 main glacier .The normal ridge is south and many mountaineers comes to climb or ski .
South ridge has 2 shelter, one at ~3000m as base camp and the other one at 4150m. In winter mostly they are not full and you can use them but you should have your tent for emergency time.
Alamkouh region is one of the most important region for mountain climbing which has national and even worldwide importance it is located between the northern area of Iran and Tehran- Qazvin mountains .There are more than 400 peaks higher than 4000m in this area.
Here is also two high walls in the northern with 800 meters from the bottom of the glacier/the framework of the main wall is 500-600m.
• Skiing in Takhtesoleyman region
• Ascent & Descent Mt. Damavand(5671m)
• 3 days sightseeing Tehran & Isfahan
Day by Day Detailed Itinerary:
Tehran /Iran capital city (Arrival)
After welcoming you at the Tehran Imam Khomaini Airport, Our guide will transfer you to a hotel in the city center. The rest of the day is free in Tehran. Bed & Breakfast.
After a good breakfast in hotel transfer with an expert foreign speaking language guide for a Full day sightseeing Tehran, Traditional Bazaar, Archaeological museum, Glassware & Ceramic museum, Niavaran palace. Overnight Hotel3* B/ B.
Driving to the North of Tehran(Roudbarak)
Today begins with a ~5 hours driving via Chalous road toward of Roudbarak mountain village (Alamkouh zone ) –we will reach to guesthouse(Mountaineering federation guesthouse). You have time to relax & explore around with amazing & beautiful views or have a very light hiking ,over night on this guesthouse ,B /L /D.
Today is the beginning of mountaineering, after packing our stuff to send by mules we will have a good breakfast & with attack backpack and lunch box we go with car to Vandarbon. by car(with a lunch box), we start ski or trekking from Vandarbon to Sardchal shelter(~3950m),over night Shelter B /L /D.
Day05) Alternative route for
If we have problem with avalanch or carring the loads to Sarchal shelter we choise Hesarchal platue for skiing. for this reason we go to Tang-e-g`alo which is surrounded with peaks higher than 4000m. Overnight Local house or tent B /L /D.
Sardchal shelter(3950m)& Skiing around
Today we will wake up in 3950m high shelter that is surrounded with more than 4000m peaks. The group will have a hot tea & coffee with breakfast & then start (with a lunch box)a mountain ski day around the shelter. over night Shelter, B /L /D.
Sardchal shelter(3950m)& descent by ski
Today the group will do more ski around then back down by ski or trek to Roudbarak (we will reach to Mountaineering federation guesthouse ),overnight on this guesthouse B /L /D.
CASPIAN SEA, Raineh , Damavand Base camp(south face)
Drive to the Caspian sea and drive up to Reineh overnight Mountaineering federation guesthouse (or Gousfandsara on tent) B /L /D.
Damavand Base camp(south face) Goosfandsara – Bargah refuge
We wake up early morning ,after having breakfast start climbing(with lunch box) .If we were lucky with a good weather , it will take 4 hours to reach the second shelter in 4150m Breakfast, Lunch ,Dinner.
Damavand summit day (south face)
We wake up at 5am and have breakfast and wear our SKI and take attack backpack and go skiing up. If the group will be ok in 6 hours we will be in summit. From top you can see all around mountains. We have no time so we take picture and go down. In 3 hours we return to shelter. We have meal and then go to sleep after hard day. B /L /D.
Damavand summit day (south face)
One day reserve for bad weather condition and stay in refuge. B /L /D.
Damavand Base camp (south face)
Today we are not in hurry we eat breakfast and pack our staff and go down. In 2 hours we reach first shelter and rest for few minutes and continue our way to main road .The driver is already their and we return to local guest house .We have lunch and rest and then we go to Mineral hot spring (spa).You will be relax after hot spring and then we go to Tehran and stay over night in hotel. B /L /D.
Half day in Tehran is your own
Half day in Tehran is your own , and there is something yet to see and explore around your hotel (shopping & seeing)after lunch transfer to Domestic airport for fly to Isfahan, Check in to Hotel. Isfahan. In the evening walking through Chahar Bagh street and along side the Zayandehrood river and visiting 33arches bridge and Khajoo bridge .Overnight Hotel3* B /B.
Isfahan Sightseeing (Isfahan image of half of the world)
Full day sightseeing Isfahan’s 16th & 17th century monuments (Safavid dynasty : Chelsotoun(40columns) and Aaliqapou palaces, Meidane Naqhsh-e-Jahan(The image of the world square), Jomee mosque, Imam mosque, Sheikh Lotf-o-llah mosque &Grand Bazzar. Over night Isfahan Hotel 3* B /B.
Kashan Abiyaneh Sightseeing
Very Early in the morning drive to Tehran via visiting Abiyaneh (historical village) then Kashan .Visiting Fin Garden & Broujerdi house(typical bioclima traditional dwelling) and Sialk hill(8000B.C) Kashan .over night hotel in Tehran 3* B /B.
The group ’ll be transferred to the international airport for your flight back home.
Our Services Include:
1 – Visa support & all paper work in Iran/Tehran
2 – All accommodation in hotels 4* in triple share bed room/furnished villa
3 – All Transportation from/to(IKA)Imam Khomaini Airport
• international Flight Ticket
• Ski Equipment and passes