Discover the culture and Damavand (12 Days)

Travel overview

Trekking on Damavand is the highest point in Iran, and the Middle East is an exploring and enjoyable activity, when you combine the adventure program with sightseeing and find the culture of Iran it will be the discovery journey to Iran. explore the culture and touch the adventure.

about journey

In the cultural part of the trip, you will explore the beauty and culture of Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan, Yazd and Shiraz provinces. beautiful mosques with ancient culture and many stories waiting for you on this trip.

Day

12

Night

11

Start & End Point

Teh IKA airport

Max Altitude

5671

Activities

Trekking & Culture

Price From

1,150

Travel Style

Complex, culture &adventure

Accommodations

Hotel/Private Camp

Transportations

Private car/van

Meals

full board

Destination

Tehran, Mazandaran, Kashan, Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz

difficulty

required 40%

Travel Itinerary

Arrival In Iran

Detail & Services
  1. Meals:  Depending on your arrival time
  2. Accommodation: 4 star hotel in Tehran 
  3. Activities: Activities: rest & spend time on your own
Welcome to Iran; we welcome you and pick you up from Imam Khomeini airport and transfer you to the hotel .actually, today is a rest day.

Day 1

Day 2

driving to Polour area and transfer to the base camp 3100m

Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner “s.th is good for altitude” + lunch box  
  2. Accommodation: Private rooms/tents in base camp(include bed)
  3. Activity: Reach base camp & go to 3100m for acclimatization
We will drive to the Polour area for two hours and have lunch there in the hotel and put our extra accessories in the hotel and get ready for going to go to base camp with off-road cars for around one hour and after a bit of rest will go for acclimatization to about 3700m and come back for dinner and rest in a private room in hut.

going to camp "bargah sevom" 4200m

Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner “s.th is good for altitude” + lunch box
  2. Accommodation: Private room/hut in the shelter(including bed)
  3. Activities: Reach camp & Incase go to 4600 for acclimatization 
We will wake up at 8 o’clock and after eating breakfast in base camp start going to shelter in 4200m and eat lunch there. After lunch, we can go to 4600m for acclimatization, just in case. Then return to shelter for sleep around 8 or 9 AM.

Day 3

Day 4

(summit day) Ascending to the summit and returning to the hut

Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner “s.th is good for altitude” + lunch box 
  2. Accommodation:  Private room in shelter + bed
  3. Activities: Top summit & come back to the hut
Today is summit day; we usually start at 4 or5 am and have 5 hours climbing until the top, and after coming back from the summit, we can rest in a private room in a hut

return to base camp and drive to the village

Detail & Services

Meals: Breakfast+ lunch in Polour, Dinner in Tehran

Accommodation: 4 stars hotel in Tehran 

Activities: Return to the village and go to a hot spring, and go sightseeing in Tehran

We will wake up at 09:00 and eat breakfast. Then we will return to base camp, and after that, we will return to Polour with 4X4 Jeeps. After having lunch, we get ready to enjoy the hot spring, and after that, we will go to Tehran for sightseeing in Milad tower and Tabiat Bridge and spend a great night in Tehran.

Day 5

Day 6

Tehran sightseeing

Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast
  2. Accommodation: 4 star hotel in Tehran
  3. Activities: Sightseeing in Tehran
Today we want to visit some famous historical and exciting places. We will go to “Abgineh museum” and “Iran national museum” and “Golestan palace” and have lunch in a traditional restaurant. After lunch, we will go to the north part of the city and visit the holy shrine of Imam Zadeh Saleh and Tajrish Bazar. At sunset, we will go to the “Bame-Tehran” (the highest place in Tehran) to see a beautiful sunset images and photography.

Drive to Kashan, go sightseeing and drive to Isfahan

Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast
  2. Accommodation: 3-star hotel in Isfahan
  3. Activities: Sightseeing in Kashan
We wake up at 08:00 after breakfast, go to Kashan, and have 3 hours driving to Kashan .first we can see “fin garden” that is an old and traditionally garden in the middle of a desert. After that, we are going to the city centre to see some traditional houses and enjoy Iran’s historical architecture. We have lunch in a traditional restaurant. We go to “Sultan Amir Ahmad bathhouse” and “Sialk ancient hills”, then we drive for 2 hours to Isfahan, have dinner at a nice restaurant, and overnight in Isfahan in a hotel.

Day 7

Day 8

Sightseeing in Isfahan

Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast
  2. Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Isfahan
  3. Activities: sightseeing in Isfahan

 

Today we visit the capital of the Safavi dynasty. After lunch at 09:00.we go to Naghshe Jahan square, one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites. Naghshe Jahan square complex includes mosque Sheikh Lotfollah, Alighapoo palace and imam masque .next we have lunch. After that, we go to chel Sotoon palace.  Then we get ready to see si-o-se pol and Khajoo Bridge at sunset; Those are so beautiful at night.

Isfahan sightseeing and drive to Yazd

Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast
  2. Accommodation: traditional hotel in Yazd
  3. Activities: Isfahan sightseeing and drive to Yazd
Today after breakfast we go to Jolfa neighbourhood and then go to the Jame masque next have lunch in a traditional restaurant. After lunch, we go to the grand Bazar and Gheisarieh Bazar, and we can reach many hand croft and artwork in the Bazar. In the evening, we drive for 4 hours to Yazd

Day 9

Day 10

Yazd sightseeing

Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast
  2. Accommodation: traditional hotel in Yazd
  3. Activities: Yazd sightseeing
After breakfast in the hotel we go to visit Amir Chakhmagh square than we visit Dowlat-Abad garden and Jame mosque of Yazd after having lunch we go to Atashkadeh after that we go to Zoorkhane (the traditional gym for wrestling).in the end we have dinner and rest in the hotel. 

Driving to Shiraz and Shiraz sightseeing 

Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast
  2. Accommodation: 4-star hotel in Shiraz
  3. Activities: driving to Shiraz and Shiraz sightseeing

 

After having breakfast at the hotel, we go to Shiraz. After 3 hours of driving, we will arrive at Pasargad and visit there. We visit Persepolis for one hour, also known as a Takht-e Jamshid. After seeing these places for two hours, we drive to Shiraz for one hour. We sleep at night in the hotel at Shiraz.

Day 11

Day 12

shiraz sightseeing - flight to Tehran

Detail & Services
  1. Meals: Breakfast
  2. Accommodation: _
  3. Activities: shiraz sightseeing – flight to Tehran

 

After breakfast, we go to the vakil mosque, vakil bazaar and vakil bath. Then we visit the Nasir- al- Molk mosque, also known as the pink mosque. After having lunch, we go to Saadeh and hafezieh (the tomb of the two famous poets). When we return to the hotel, we will eat dinner and pack for returning to Tehran. We will come back to Tehran.

Travel Map

Services

ACCOMMODATION

ACCOMMODATION

  • 8-night Hotel double room
  • 4-nights private room in a private room in camp one hut (bargah-sevom)

TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORT

  • IKA Tehran airport 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)
  • All cultural parts of the journey

MEALS

MEALS

  • Full board
  • lunch box for one day

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

No additional equipment is needed

Availability

winter

1550 / Person
  • December
  • January
  • February

SPRING

1450 / Person
  • March
  • April
  • May

SuMMER

1250 / Person
  • June
  • July
  • August

Fall

1450 / Person
  • September
  • October
  • November

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