Beyond Amaze Damavand & Tochal Nature (8 Days)

Travel overview

Damavand Mount 5671m (mentioned 5610m in some references) is the highest volcano in Asia and the top of Iran. That’s one of the phenomena in Iran because of the geological shape of the peak. Damavand is on Alborz range. Alborz range is like the wall that makes green jungles in the north and desert in the south.

about journey

By the 8 days Damavand itinerary, you have the opportunity to Visit Tehran and climb the Tochal peak on the north side of Tehran. Tochal, with 3950m in height, is the best place for acclimatization before the Damavand trekking.

Day

8

Night

7

Start & End Point

Tehran IKA Airport

Max Altitude

5671

Activities

Hicking & Trekking

Price From

749

Travel Style

Adventure trip

Accommodations

Hotel/Camp

Transportations

Private car/van

Meals

Full Board

Destination

Tehran, Mazandaran

difficulty

required 40%

Travel Itinerary

IKA Airport to Tehran

Detail & Services
We welcome you at the airport and transfer you to Tehran (100km) (1.5hrs) for rest in Hotel; up to your arrival time, and we can have mid-day Tehran city sight.

Day 1

Day 2

Shirpala Hut 2700m & Mt. Tochal 3950m

Detail & Services
Our guides will transfer you to Darband square (The start point of Mt. Tochal). Darband is in Tehran’s northern mountain range, and the highest point is Tochal, with 3950m in height. We will walk around 2.30hrs and reach Shirpala 2700m overnight in hut rooms. It would help if you had a light sleeping bag.

Tochal Peak 3950m

Detail & Services
Early morning and after breakfast, we will walk up to Tochal for 3 to 4 hours. the route is easy, but the altitude is almost 4000m. so we will be acclimatized there. During the route, we will see a small shelter on 3450m, and for some minutes, we will rest. You need to have water for this day. When we reach Tochal, we will descend by gondola lift (if telecabine work) or walk down. We will transfer to Polour for overnight and rest.

Day 3

Day 4

Rest Day in Polour 2300m

Detail & Services
You can have a walk around or Visit larijan Village and use the hot water springs. Then have a rest and be ready for trekking day.

Polour to 4250m Camp

Detail & Services
After breakfast, we will transfer you to the 3200m area (called Goosfandsara) by 4X4 jeeps (1hr). We will load your luggage (15kg) to mules and have trekked to 4250m Camp (3 to 4 hrs). You will have a rest and overnight there.

Day 5

Day 6

Acclimatization Day

Detail & Services
It’s such an important day in your climb. After breakfast, you will ascend to 4600m. you will stay there for 1 hour and descend to 4250 camps. Overnight and ready for summiting.

Summit Day

Detail & Services
Early morning we will wake up and ascend by calm walk to the summit on 5671m (6 to 7 hrs). Then we will descend to 4250 camps (3 hrs).

Day 7

Day 8

Back to Polour-Tehran

Detail & Services
Early morning we will wake up, load the mules and descend to Goosfandsara. Transfer to Polour by 4X4 jeeps and have lunch. We will go to Larijan hot springs and move back to Tehran.

Travel Map

Services

ACCOMMODATION

  • 1-night Hotel double room
  • 1-night Shirpala dormitory
  • 2-nights private room in the Polour Mountain Lodge, 3-night private room in camp one hut (bargah-sevom)

TRANSPORTATION

  • IKA Tehran airport to Hotel with a private car
  • Hotel to Darband and Darband to Polour with a private car
  • Polour to IKA Tehran airport by private car
  • Polour to base camp 3100m with a private off-road car
  • base camp 3100m to Polour with a private off-road car
  • Mules for transfer duffle bag (15kg)

MEALS

  • The full board, include 8 breakfast,8 lunch, and 7 dinner
  • lunch box for climbing days

Include

Expert Guides

Professional tour leader with climbing instructor certificate

Permit

Climbing and all historical places entrance Permits

Transportation

All domestic transportation (including domestic flights if needed)

safe and experts

Rescue for climbing

Certificate

Summiting Certificate

Porter

Porter and mules for Damavand & Alam-kuh (15kg per person)

Climbing Guide

Professional Mountain Guide

SIM card

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Visa

we will apply for your visa to obtain at the embassy or on arrival(visa reference code). Read more here

Private Tour

Private itinerary, tour & Services for each package

Meals, Accommodations

Full-board foods, meals and lunch boxes, all Hotel, Camp, tents and Mountain Lodges

Wi-Fi

The wifi device is available during the Iran trip.

Local Debit Card

Our office employers get the debit card to you, and you can deposit any amount of the money that you want

Exclude

Tips to Guides

Minimum tips to guide and assistant are $50; for Damavand summiting, it is $100

More than Itinerary

Hotel more than package days

Visa fee

The Iran Visa and Visa reference code

Mountain and ski equipment

Personal equipment for trekking or ski programs

International airfares

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Insurance

International travel and climbing insurance

Equipment

General personal equipment

Summer trekking equipment List (brief)
• Trekking shoes and Socks.
• Sleeping bag (3 season temperature) , mattress as lightweight at possible
• Jacket and pants (Waterproof / windproof rain/snow/wind. Lightweight warm top and light soft shell or fleece jacket)
• Main backpack plus a small attacking backpack.
• Ski or trekking poles (stick).
• Gloves (Polar or Wool with liner).
• Hat, warm pile/wool hat (should cover ears), balaclava, baseball cap, scarf.
• Glacier/Sun glasses with Side Covers 100% UV, IR.
• Sunscreen cream SPF 40 or better.
• Small personal first-aid kit.
• Water Bottles (and Purification tablets).
• Sunglasses and Goggles
• Travel clothes.
• Camera.
• Headlamp.
• Swiss Army knife.
• Passport

detail activity equipment & tools

Availability

winter

1150 / Person
  • December
  • January
  • February

SPRING

940 / Person
  • March
  • April
  • May

SuMMER

740 / Person
  • June
  • July
  • August

Fall

940 / Person
  • September
  • October
  • November

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