2 Week trekking and climbing in the most beautiful Iran mountains
Iran is one of 4 seasons countries in the world with lots of high mountains, deserts, seas and lakes. That is why lots of nature lovers plan to have an adventure trip to Iran. There are many beautiful high mountains in Iran which worth climbing as a tourist and a mountain climber. Mount Damavand and mount Alam kooh are the top destinations in the Alborz mountain range, which is located in the north of Tehran capital city of Iran.
This adventure trip in Iran is an 11-day mount Damavand climbing and mount Alam kouh climbing tour. In this nature voyage, you will see the most beautiful sceneries in Iran during your climbing to mount Damavand and Alam kouh. Let’s read more about the detail and what will happen during this 11-day Iran climbing tour.
After arriving at the IKA airport and meeting the tour guide, you will be transferred to your hotel. After resting and having breakfast at the hotel, we will start our city tour in Tehran. In this city tour, we will first go to Golestan Palace, one of the most famous buildings of the Qajar period. Golestan Palace is the place of coronation and rule of several kings of the Qajar dynasty.
Then we will go to Tehran Grand Bazaar, which is located near Golestan Palace. In this market, everything you see is sold, and after visiting this historical market, you will have lunch in one of the restaurants inside the market.
restaurants inside the market.
After the market, we will go to visit the Iranian National Jewelry Museum. In this museum, a variety of jewels – precious stones and thrones and royal crowns related to the dynasty of the previous kings of Iran are kept. After that, we will go to the Museum of Ancient Iran. One of the biggest museums in the country, where everything related to Iran’s history and civilization is stored in this museum. The next day, after breakfast, we will move to the north of Iran, Alam Kouh region. After driving for 5-6 hours and reaching Vandarbon shelter, we rest and the next day, after breakfast, we will go to the Golu Gorge area by SUV. After moving the equipment and loading them on the mule, we will start climbing and after about 3-4 hours of walking, we will reach the beautiful Hesarchal camp. After delivering the goods and setting up the camp, we will eat, drink and rest. Early in the morning, after breakfast, we will go to the magnificent peak of Alam Koh, with an altitude of 4850 meters. Our mountain climbing will last about 10 hours to the top and back. After reaching Alam Kooh base camp, we will rest and the next morning after having breakfast and packing up the camp, we will go back down and after reaching Bars, we will return to Vandarben shelter by car. After breakfast, we will leave from Vandarben shelter in a Toyota van and after 4.5 to 5 hours of driving, we will reach Damavand peak Plover base camp. Depending on the season and itinerary, we will either stay at the Plour Mountaineering Federation basecamp or, after paying for the permit and registering at the Federation headquarters, we will go to the sheepfold at an altitude of 3000 meters by SUV. Mount Damavand’s climbing journey will start from this point. After 4-5 hours of mount Damavand climbing and trekking, we will reach the shelter of Bargah Som at an altitude of 4200 meters. Upon arrival at Bargah Sevom Camp, we will be welcomed with hot drinks and soup by my colleagues who have arrived before us and have prepared everything for us. After resting and arranging mountain climbing gear and stuff, we are ready to have dinner and go to sleep after a climb. The next day, after breakfast, we will climb to the height of 4600 and then return to the Bargah. We will wake up at around 4 o’clock, and after breakfast, we will be ready to climb to the glorious peak of Damavand. It takes about 6 to 7 hours of climbing and then ready to land, which of course, will be less time. After reaching the base and changing clothes, we will go to the Larijaan natural spa, which doubles the pleasure of our mount Damavand climbing, and after the hot tube bath, we will go to lunch, a barbecue with fresh meat. After lunch, we will go to Tehran and stay at the hotel and then go to the airport to return or travel to other cities.
Transfer from Airport to Hotel in Tehran. Half-day city tour and visit Tehran. O/N Hotel
Day 2 (Drive to Vandarbon)
Drive by 4w car to “tange geloo” and start mountain climbing to “hesar chal” area. O/N tent
Climbing to “lashgarak” mountain (4120m height) and descending to “hesar chal”. O/N tent
Climbing to “Alam kouh (4850m height)” mount, descending to “hesar chal”. O/N tent
Descending to “tange geloo”/“Vandarbon”. O/N Lodge
Drive to Polour mountain lodge and rest. O/N Lodge
Drive to “Goosfand sara” climbing to “bargah sevom” shelter (4200m height). O/N shelter
Climbing to the “summit of mount Damavand” back to shelter. O/N
Back down to “Polour” and “Tehran” by car). O/N Hotel
Drive to IKA airport and fly back home.
If you are planning to have a tailor-made mount Damavand climbing or ski tour or any other Iranian mountain climbing tour feel free to contact us to get our advice. The itinerary is quite flexible, and you can choose any number of days in your Plan.
We try to make the best and easy itinerary program for newcomer climbing.
Climbing mount Damavand in all seasons is possible but from the middle of fall till the end of winter need more physical fitness and mental preparation as well as appropriate winter equipment.
These services are not included in the price: