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Damavand Mountaineering Tour (NE Flank)-6days


Mount Damāvand

Mount Damāvand, a significant mountain in Persian mythology and folklore, and a potentially active volcano, is the highest peak in Iran and the Middle East as well as the highest volcano in Asia, This peak is located in the middle of the Alborz range, near the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, about 70 kilometers northeast of the city of Tehran.


Damavand Mountaineering Tour (Northeastern Flank)/6days

Enjoy climbing the highest peak in Iran (5610m) and the highest volcano in the Middle East. This mountain is located close to south of Caspian Sea and about 70 km away from Tehran. The main route for climbing Damavand Mountain is through Polour village.


Detailed itinerary

Day 1:Tehran

Arriving Tehran, You will be transferred to hotel.

Day 2:

At seven a.m. leave Tehran to the village of Gazanak (109 km, 3 hours). Hop on a 4wd to go to Nandel village (2 hours). Stay overnight in the Climbing Federation camping in Nandel.

Day 3: Nandel

At 6 a.m. depart Nandel in a 4wd towards Gardaneh Sar region (2700 m). Start off our climb to reach Takht-e Fereidoun  refuge at 4400 m (5 hours) where we will lodge in a camp. In the afternoon have a short acclimatization climb to 4700 heights and return to the refuge.

Day 4: Takht-e Fereidoun   refuge

At 5 a.m. leave the refuge to climb to the summit. Then return to Takht-e Fereidoun   refuge (4 hours).

Day 5: Abgarm

Head to GardanehSar (4 hours), have lunch in Nandel and go to the village of Abgarm with spas. Overnight Abgarm.

Day 6: Tehran

Today we drive back to Tehran.


Necessary equipment:

  1. Sun Glasses
  2. Mask
  3. Climber boot
  4. Wooly glove and hat
  5. Sunscreen cream
  6. Climbing pick
  7. Trekking pole
  8. Gortex
  9. Polar warmer
  10. Extra climbing socks
  11. Head Light
  12. Gaiter
  13. First aid and personal medicament                                                                                                                                                                    14.
  14. Crampon




Tour Details

Mountaineering Tour (NE Flank)

Duration: 6days

Itinerary: Tehran, Damavand

Group Size:  Min 2 – Max 20 or private tour

Best Time: All year round

Departs: weekly/on request

Tour Inclusions

Meals: breakfasts

Accommodation: 3-4 star hotels

Transport: flight, airport transfers, walking, public transportation: Bus, train, metro, taxi

Invitation letter for Iran visa

English speaking guide (driver guide)

A comfortable sedan car

Tour Exclusions

Lunch and dinner

Entrance fees

Tour Prices