TOUCH THE HIGHEST PEAK OF MIDDLE EAST

Mount Damavand Climbing & Trek

Damavand Peak Climb & Trek (7 Days)
Tour Code: SU 22/T

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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Tour Type:

Mountain Trekking / Cultural exploring

Tour Rating:

(5 / 5)

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Tour Highlights

  • Tehran, Tajrish Bazar, Sa’dabad complex, Darband valley
  • Photography in unique nature
  • Climbing mount Damavand highest summit of Iran & Highest volcano in Asia
  • Enjoying trek in beautiful Alborz mountains

Best Trekking Tour in Iran★★★★★

Damavand mountain trekking is one of the most popular trek holidays in Iran which everyone would love to experience once in his or her life. Mount Damavand is the highest volcano peak in the middle east that is also a national heritage site and national symbol of resistance and has a significant place in Persian mythology. It is located in the southern part of the Caspian Sea and is a 1-hour drive from the capital city of Iran (Tehran).

In this trekking tour, you will see Lar National Park which is rich with wildlife and flora from the top. when you reach the top of Damavand Peak you could walk around the volcanic hole and see Iran’s nature from the height of approximately 6000 meters above sea level (see exact Damavand altitude here).

Recommend you take a look at “Unveiling the Legends of Mount Damavand” in our blog to be familiar with Damavand’s history and legends.

Day 1: Sightseeing in Tehran, Transfer to Damavand Hostel

Day 2: Start trekking to Damavand, Gosfandsara camp (3000 m)

Day 3: Trekking to Bargahe Sevom (Bargah 3) hut at about 4200 m altitude

Day 4: Acclimatization (or bad weather reservation day to summit Damavand)

Day 5: Summit day

Day 6: Get down to Polour and Hot Spring

Day 7: Fly back home

TOUR FULL ITINARY

Day 1: Sightseeing Tehran, Transfer to Damavand Hostel

Today morning our guide will pick you up at around 9-10 am from your residence in Tehran to start city sightseeing. Today we’ll go on a city tour in the north of Tehran. We will visit of amazing Tajrish Bazaar, Emamzade Saleh mosque, Sa’dabad Museum Complex, shopping mall, etc. Afternoon transport to Damavand hostel (2400 m) at the foot of Damavand, overnight at the hostel or local house (B.D).

Note: Booking an extra night hotel room (a day before arrival) will be available for an extra charge if you will arrive the night before or early morning and need good rest.

 

Day 2: Start trekking to Damavand, Gosfandsara camp (3000 m) 

 After breakfast we’ll transport by car to the end of Asphalt Road, there we start trekking to Gosfandsara camp (3000 m). All the backpacks and luggage will carry on by 4WD cars to the camp. After about 2 hours of trekking with lightweight backpacks between the beautiful mountain flowers, we’ll reach the camp. There we’ll set up our tents and we have enough time for hiking around and enjoying the nature and landscape. O /N at 2-person tent (full board B.L.D).

 

Day 3: Trekking to Bargahe Sevom (Bargah 3) hut 4200 m

After breakfast in the early morning, we’ll collect our luggage and place them on the Mules (every 2 persons 1 luggage around 15 kg), and start trekking with a lightweight backpack to the Bargahe Sevom hut in about 4200 m. After about 5 hours we’ll reach the hut and have enough time for walking around, taking photos, and rest. O/N in the hut or 2-person tent (full board B.L.D)

 

Day 4: Acclimatization day (or bad weather reservation day to summit Damavand)

Today we have enough time for acclimatization and enjoying the scenes. After well sleeping, and serving breakfast we’ll start climbing slowly to about 4800 m altitude and will have enough rest on our way, taking photos and so on. then descend to the hut slowly. O /N at the hut or 2-person tent (full board B.L.D).

 

Day 5: Summit day

After breakfast in the early morning, we’ll start to ascend to the top of the Iran, Damavand summit (5610 m). It takes about 6 hours to reach the summit. After reaching the summit you can see the Crater of the old Damavand volcano (the highest volcano in Asia) and enjoy scenes, taking memorial pictures. Then descend to the hut (about 3 hours).    O /N at the hut or 2-person tent (full board B.L.D).

 

Day 6: Descend Polour and Hot Spring

After breakfast and packing our luggage, we’ll descend to Gosfandsara, where our 4WD transport us to Polour. Take a shower and collect the equipment. Go to Larijan’s local hot spring. The most important of these hot springs is located in Abe Garm Larijan in a village name Larijan in the district of Larijan. The water from this spring is useful in the treatment of chronic wounds and skin diseases. Near these springs there are public and private baths with small pools for use. The main spring temperature is about 65 degrees, but the pool and bathroom water is cooler. Afternoon we’ll transport the group to the hotel in Tehran. O /N at Hotel (B.L).

 

Day 7: Fly back home

This day can be a free day by yourself to excursion in Tehran and buy souvenirs, then depending on your flight time, we’ll transport the group to I.K Airport and you’ll fly back home.

HOLIDAY INFORMATION

Our services includes:

    • Visa processes (Reference number paperwork)
    • Pick up from Tehran
    • Prepaid SIM Card with active Internet that you can charge with credit to use (per order is necessary)
    • 1 x nights in minimum *** hotel with breakfast in Tehran
    • 1 x night in a guesthouse or local house with full board
    • 4 x nights in mountain hut/2person tent with full board
    • Camping services
    • Two-person tent
    • Duffel bag
    • All transfer, Sedan/Van/Bus, and 4WD rides
    • Organization of the whole trek
    • Luggage transport with mules or porters (every 2person one ~15 kg luggage)
    • Professional mountain guide and cook during the program
    • Tehran sightseeing
    • Transport to Tehran

Our services do not include:

  • International flight
  • Airport transfer (45 EUR each way)
  • Museum and Hot spring tickets
  • Visa fee
  • Meals in the cities and roads
  • Single room supply at hotels (it costs 80 E p/p night extra)
  • Emergency rescue costs
  • Extra plans in case of bad weather or changes in the program
  • Climbing permits for Damavand summit 50 $ or €
  • Tips and extra nights at hotels
  • Any other services not specified above

Food Menu

  • Iranian Cuisine
  • Vegetrian Meals
  • Your Desired

Accommodation

  • All included (as mentioned in itinerary)
  • Three star hotels, Guesthouse or Local house
  • Two Person Tents & Camping Services
  • Equipment Rental Service (Sleeping Bag & Mattress and so on)

Health & Vaccinations

No need to have any special vaccination. There is no contagious disease in Iran. But for abroad holiday its better to do your regular health care and vaccination or teeth treatment before you travel.

Currency & Spending Money

The currency of Iran is the Iranian Rial. Most of places does not accept Paypal or International credit cards, So you must pay in cash, or you can use Iranian Debit Card. You can charge your Travel Debit Card  with local currency (You can charge this card ones (50 E, 100 E, 200 Euro or more) during your journey in Iran. We advise you to charge it until 300 euro before you visit museum, hot springs, market, shops and restaurant. With this  card you can easily pay everywhere and withdraw local currency from any ATM. With this digital payment service you can spend money without worrying about changing money wherever you are or to be concerned about your budget. You can only spend the amount of money you charge on your card. You can also recharge easily the credit of your Sim-card)

Know before you go

Iran is an Islamic Country, So If you are a woman, You must wear scarf and mantoo and also man are prohibited to wear shorts in the cities.

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Gear List

      • Luggage:

      Duffel bag (Carrying by 4WD cars or leave in Hotel/Guesthouse) , Daypack (to carry camera, water bottles, extra clothing, Lunch box), Luggage tags and locks

      • Camping Gear:

      Sleeping bag and stuff sack ( Fleece/Down sleeping bag liner), Mattress

      • Outerwear:

      Goretex jacket with hood (waterproof and breathable), Goretex/wind stopper pants (side zippers are convenient), Insulated parka, down or synthetic filled ,fleece or wool sweater, Fleece pants or tights, Mid-weight thermal underwear tops and bottom(synthetic or wool), Hiking pants, Long-sleeve shirts, T-shirts, synthetic are best, Underwear

      • Clothing Accessories:

      Sun hat, Wool or fleece hat (over ears), Wool or fleece gloves, Thin liner gloves, Gaiters

      • Footwear:

      Mountaineering boots( sturdy and ankle support, water-resistant) , types of Socks, Camp shoes( trail shoes or running shoes)

      • City Clothing:

      Bring a few lightweight, easily washable items for travel and daily wear, Comfortable shoes, (Woman should wear long sleeve shirt, Scarf, long Shirt)

      • Travel Accessories:

      Headlamp (lithium batteries are best for cold weather), Pocket knife or pocket tool, Ear plugs, Small quantity of favorite energy snacks, Hiking staff or trekking poles, Small waterproof pack cover for daypack, Sunglasses with strap (side-shields or glacier glasses recommended), Sun block cream and lip balm, Personal hygiene supplies including biodegradable soap, Small quick-dry towel, Personal first aid kit, medicines, Hand sanitizer gel or hand wipes and etc

      • Optional Field Gear:

      Camera, memory cards, spare batteries, Battery charging station for cameras or personal electronics, Solar charger for batteries,Travel Adapter( UK to EU) ,Antibacterial wet wipes

Note: Rental service are available for all equipment and needed gears 

Tour Dates & Prices

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Fri 26 May-1 June 2023SU22/T1890 €

690 €

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SOME OF OUR TRAVELLERS REVIEWS

  • Everything was great in Iran. Thank you for your hospitality. Your leaders and guides was perfect and best.
    Katrin Hermann
  • Ramin and Reza are the best mountain guides I have ever travelled with. Always joyful and helpful. The tour itself is a wonderful experience.
    Mahendra Myshkin
  • Hello to all Iran Exploration's team. It was very nice time with you in Iran, I hope you will have many client every years.
    George Gschwendtner
  • Nicole Steck on Damavand
    It was really good time. Damavand sloop was one of the best in the world for ski tour.
    Nicole Steck

WHY IRANEXPLORATION ?

All inclusive  in this holiday, making it hard to beat on price

Guided with professional mountain guide, Serving fresh food & Vegetables

Your desired food/Sim Card/Debit Card

You can add some extra tour packages to your holiday

You can rent mountain gears for this tour

Enjoy your time in Iran & make best memory of your life!

AT A GLANCE

Group size: 1-8

Suitable for age: 11+

Activity: 5 days trekking, 2 days city sightseeing

Join in: Tehran, End in: Tehran

Best Time: July/ August/ September

Physical Rating: Level 5/10 (Moderate)

Max. altitude: 5610 m

Extra: Swimming in Hot Spring

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS

1 nights in minimum *** hotel with breakfast
1 nights in guesthouse or local house with full board
4 nights in mountain hut/2 person tent with full board

All Meals (in mountain tour)

Camping services

Extra: Two person tent

IS THIS TOUR FOR ME?

These adventures involve trekking, cycling or mountain biking for up to 6 or 7 hours a day at a steady pace. You will need a good level of fitness and be in good health. The majority of our moderately graded treks involve the carrying of a day pack only, though some may involve carrying a full pack. Be prepared for potential variable weather conditions.

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