Damavand and Zagros range Ski Mountaineering (12 Days)

Travel overview

Damavand is the highest peak in Iran and the Volcano in Asia. Also, the Zagros range is a fantastic place to ski due to snow conditions and various altitudes of mountains. The unique ski program is a combination of peaks over 4000m.

about journey

On Damavand and Zagros range program, first, we will go to Isfahan and drive to the Zagros range. We will have a week full of snow and skiing. Then we will go to Tehran when we are acclimatized during Zagros ascendings. Damavand is our next destination, and we will ascend to Damavand peak. A fantastic itinerary for SKIMO activity.

Day

12

Night

11

Start & End Point

Tehran IKA Airport

Max Altitude

5671

Activities

SKIMO

Price From

1,390

Travel Style

Complex, culture &adventure

Accommodations

Hotel/Camp

Transportations

Private car/van

Meals

Full Board

Destination

Tehran, Mazandaran, Isfahan

difficulty

required 60%

Travel Itinerary

Welcome and drive to Isfahan.

Wlcome to Iran for Ski days Damavand nd Zagros
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Hotel
  3. Activities: Transfer
We will welcome you at Tehran IKA airport, then drive to Isfahan and have an overnight in Hotel.

Day 1

Day 2

Drive to Chelgerd City

Chelgerd city the start point of Skiing Zagros peaks
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Local House
  3. Activities: Transfer
After breakfast, we will transfer you to Chelgerd city (2480m) By car (5 hours) and overnight in a lodge.

SKIMO (Acclimatization)

Zard kuh Ski Mountaineering acclimatization day
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Box, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Local House
  3. Activities: SKIMO
We will transfer you to the mountains of Chelgerd and have some Ski Mountaineering and climbing peaks, go back to Chel Gerd (2480m)” and stay in the lodge.

Day 3

Day 4

Do Zardeh Peak SKIMO (4120m)

Do Zarde Peak Ski Mountaineering on zard Kuh range
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Box, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Local House
  3. Activities: SKIMO
After breakfast, we will go climbing Do-Zarde (4120m)” mount, skiing and descend to “Chel Gerd (2480m)” city overnight in lodge

Shahriyari Peak SKIMO (3600m)

Shahriyari Peak on Zard-Kuh mountain range in winter
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Box, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Local House
  3. Activities: SKIMO
After breakfast, we will drive to Shahriyari (3600m) village and climb to the peak of the Shahriyari (3600m) and ski. Go back to Chel Gerd (2480m)” for overnight in lodge

Day 5

Day 6

Kollon Chi Peak SKIMO (4221m)

Kolun_Chi peak for ski Mountaineering on Zard Kuh Iran
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Box, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Local House
  3. Activities: SKIMO
After breakfast, we will drive to Kollon Chi (4221m) peak and climb, and then we will go back to Chehel Gerd (2480m) overnight.

Drive to Isfahan

Isfahan rest day after Zagros range SKIMO tour
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Hotel
  3. Activities: Culture Visit
After breakfast, we will drive to Isfahan city for city sighting, shopping and overnight in Isfahan.

Day 7

Day 8

Fly from Isfahan to Tehran

Isfahan City
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Hotel
  3. Activities: Culture Visit
Depending on the flight time, we will have a city sighting and visit the bazaar, fly to Tehran (1350m), and stay overnight in Hotel.

Tehran to Polur for Damavand

Polur Mountain Lodge The base od Damavand SKIMO (Ski Mountaineering) Tour
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Lodge
  3. Activities: Transfer
Transfer from Hotel to Polur (2350m) (2.30 hours) village and overnight in lodge.

Day 9

Day 10

Damavand Ascending

Polur to 4250m Damavand lodge in winter by SKI Mountaineering
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Box, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Hut
  3. Activities: SKIMO
After breakfast, we will drive to the start point of climbing Damavand and climb by ski to Bargah Sevom” (4250m) hut. 5 to 6hrs

Damavand Summit Day

Damavand Summit day by Ski Mountaineering tour
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch Box, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Hut
  3. Activities: SKIMO
We ascend to Damavand peak and descend from the summit (5671m) to 4250m hut.

Day 11

Day 12

Descend to Polur and Drive to Tehran

Good Bye Damavand and Zagros Ski trip
Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  2. Accommodation: Hotel
  3. Activities: Transfer
After breakfast, we will ski to Polur. After lunch, we will drive back to Tehran

Travel Map

Services

ACCOMMODATION

  • 4-star Hotel in Tehran for two nights
  • 4-star Hotel in Isfahan for one nights
  • Local House in Chelgerd for five nights
  • Mountain Lodge in Polur
  • Mountain Lodge on 4250m of Damavand for two nights

 

Totally: 11 nights and 12 days

TRANSPORTATION

  • IKA Tehran airport to hotel in Isfahan with private car/van
  • Hotel in Isfahan to Chelgerd Village and return with private car/van
  • All Chelgerd transportations for ski with private car/van
  • Flight from Isfahan to Tehran
  • Tehran to Polur/Rina with private car/van
  • Polur/Rina to Tehran with private car/van
  • Hotel in Tehran to IKA airport
  • transfer luggage
  • (total private transport)

MEALS

The full board include:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Lunch Box
  • Beverage during the trip the rest of Cafe

 

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

  • Ski
  • Ski Skin
  • Ski Crampon
  • Warm Cloths
  • Gore-Tex Cloths

Availability

winter

1460 / Person
  • December
  • January
  • February

SPRING

1460 / Person
  • March
  • April
  • May

SuMMER

- / Person
  • June
  • July
  • August

Fall

- / Person
  • September
  • October
  • November

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Pre-Booking

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