Ski tour on Tochal and Damavand mountains

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Ski tour on Mount Damavand - the highest peak of Iran and Middle East is fantastic alternative for all ski and adventures lovers, who want to be away from crowded ski slopes, and taste a real adventure.

During our ski tour in Iran first we will climb Mount Tochal (3964 m), one of the most popular ski resorts in Iran, located just 7 km from Tehran. It will help us get used to high altitude and make us ready for adventurous ascent to the summit of Mount Damavand (5671 m.). Then we will drive to the foot of Mount Damavand and continue our ski adventure from the South route – the most popular Damavand route, which give us opportunity to accommodate during the tour in mountain shelters on Gosfand-Sara and Bargah-Sevom campsites.

Day 1: From Tehran to Mount Tochal
We will pick you up from the airport in Tehran and will drive to Darband area. We will trek till 2750 m to the mountain hut. Overnight there.

(There is also possibility to use ski lift) 

Day 2: Tochal summit ascent – Polour village
After breakfast we will climb to the Tochal peak and ski down to Darband area. From there we will transfer you to Polour mountain lodge (Federation Camp) at 2600 m. 

Day 3:Ascent to Gosfan-Sara Camp
Breakfast at the campsite. Afterwards we will take a jeep to the place where good snow starts and you will walk on skis till Camp 1 (3200 m). Rest on the campsite (in mountain shelter). 

Day 4: Skiing to Bargah Sevom Camp
Early morning, after breakfast, we will ski up to Damavand Camp 2 (Bargah Sevom Camp) located at an elevation 4200m. Overnight in mountain shelter. 

Day 5: Acclimatization day on Damavand
Acclimatization day. After breakfast we will ski up till 4800 meters and after short break we will ski downhill to Camp 2. Rest and overnight in the shelter on Bargah Sevom Camp. 

Day 6: Summit day
Very early in the morning we will start ascent to the top of Mount Damavand (5671 m). After reaching the summit and short brake for celebration we will ski down to Camp 2 at 4200 m. Rest and overnight in the shelter. 

Day 7: Transfer to Tehran
It will be our last day on Mount Damavand. After breakfast we will ski down to Polour village. From Polour village we back to Tehran, to our hotel. Free time in Tehran 

Day 8: Transfer to the airport in Tehran
In the morning we will have breakfast at the hotel. Later we will drive to the IKA airport for returning flight. End of the tour.

Important notice: program of Damavand ski tour could be changed due to weather conditions!

Included in full service option

  • Ski guide
  • All transfers from Tehran airport till end of the tour
  • All meals and soft drinks on mountain
  • Pack animals to carry the luggage between camp sites on Damavand
  • Permit fee (50 USD per person)
  • Accommodation in 3* hotel in Tehran - 1 night
  • Mountain shelter on Mount Tochal and Mount Damavand
  • Crampons (if you haven't got your own)

Not included

  • City meals
  • Entrance fees to museums and monuments
  • Tips
  • Personal equipment for mountain

Photos from our tours

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