Ski tour in
ZAGROS


Overview

Category
Participants4-12
Duration10 Days
ActivitiesSki touring, walking, Trekking, sightseeing
Priceplease contact us
Services
Available on Dec, Jan, Feb, Mar


Zagros mountains are so wide and far. highest peaks are almost 4200 m, but bottom hills and villages are high as well. Mountains and valleys in Chelgerd are fountain for two of most important rivers of Iranian plateau. Karoon feeds widest farms of Iran for 1000 km and zayande-rud vitalizing 3 biggest cities in dry deserts of country.


Iran
Not just dry lands

winter is cold, winter is here

Snow
somewhere slight but some where ...

meet and sense a new winter

Mountains
high enough to remain white

Snow covered mountains are always a big surprise

ski touring
new destination for ski touring

one of oldest nations with ancient history hosting new adventure


Itinerary


First close international airport to our ski area is Esfahan. Whether you land or meet up there, we start from Esfahan by driving 4h to Chelgerd, biggest city in heart of Zagros. A nice hotel in bottom of hills will host us for first night. later we will have short tour in close slopes or very nice and small ski resort of Chelgerd.
Starting by sunrise we drove to one of numerous valleys according to snow condition an finish in starting point our we'll be lifted from other places to hotel.
We pack our necessary equipment before to leave because, in afternoon we wont return to hotel and stay in local houses in a village which is far to return and tomorrow start from there.
Today is our last day in Zagros. We chose a nice and close valley or slope, to have enough time for drive to Isfahan.
Isfahan, known as pearl of Islamic historical cities, today plays as beating heart for traditional art craft and architecture stream in Iran. we will have a full day sightseeing with an acknowledged guide all over the city.
Flight back home


Zagros range starts somewhere in northern Iraq And southern Turkey and after 400 kilometers turn to southeast and arrive in Persian golf. Most of generating cultures had nested in its valleys and rivers are still feeding tens of million people.

Technical detail

First day
Shamansouri
Fert
Gale tak
Taredu
Sheikhalikhan
First day
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Chelgerd very close slopes 2500 200 2300 1/5
3 Chelgerd Shamansouri 3800 1000 2300 3/5
4 chelgerd Fert 4000 1500 2300 4/5
5 Niakan Qale tak 3000 800 2400 3/5
6 Niakan Taredu 3800 1400 2400 4/5
7 Niakan Sheikhalikhan 3400 1000 2400 3/5
Shamansouri
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Chelgerd very close slopes 2500 200 2300 1/5
3 Chelgerd Shamansouri 3800 1000 2300 3/5
4 chelgerd Fert 4000 1500 2300 4/5
5 Niakan Qale tak 3000 800 2400 3/5
6 Niakan Taredu 3800 1400 2400 4/5
7 Niakan Sheikhalikhan 3400 1000 2400 3/5

 

Fert
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Chelgerd very close slopes 2500 200 2300 1/5
3 Chelgerd Shamansouri 3800 1000 2300 3/5
4 chelgerd Fert 4000 1500 2300 4/5
5 Niakan Qale tak 3000 800 2400 3/5
6 Niakan Taredu 3800 1400 2400 4/5
7 Niakan Sheikhalikhan 3400 1000 2400 3/5
Gale tak
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Chelgerd very close slopes 2500 200 2300 1/5
3 Chelgerd Shamansouri 3800 1000 2300 3/5
4 chelgerd Fert 4000 1500 2300 4/5
5 Niakan Qale tak 3000 800 2400 3/5
6 Niakan Taredu 3800 1400 2400 4/5
7 Niakan Sheikhalikhan 3400 1000 2400 3/5
Taredu
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Chelgerd very close slopes 2500 200 2300 1/5
3 Chelgerd Shamansouri 3800 1000 2300 3/5
4 chelgerd Fert 4000 1500 2300 4/5
5 Niakan Qale tak 3000 800 2400 3/5
6 Niakan Taredu 3800 1400 2400 4/5
7 Niakan Sheikhalikhan 3400 1000 2400 3/5
Sheikhalikhan
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Chelgerd very close slopes 2500 200 2300 1/5
3 Chelgerd Shamansouri 3800 1000 2300 3/5
4 chelgerd Fert 4000 1500 2300 4/5
5 Niakan Qale tak 3000 800 2400 3/5
6 Niakan Taredu 3800 1400 2400 4/5
7 Niakan Sheikhalikhan 3400 1000 2400 3/5

Zagros range starts somewhere in northern Iraq And southern Turkey and after 400 kilometers turn to southeast and arrive in Persian golf. Most of generating cultures had nested in its valleys and rivers are still feeding tens of million people.

Mountains and valleys in Chelgerd are fountain for two of most important rivers of Iranian plateau. Karoon feeds widest farms of Iran for 1000 km and zayande-rud vitalizing 3 biggest cities in dry deserts of country.

Isfahan is half of the world, may not in real but in eyes of many easternologists of last 200 years it was. They found it its remarkable blue ceramics and numerous artwork.


Useful infos

Accommodation
Transportation
Guide
Camp
suppurting
Accommodation

Accommodation in different cities are defined due primary basic agreements of this tour and  might goes to 5 star or local houses. Stars and branding of hotels in Iran may not match some of detailed standards but includes all of basic comfort necessities. According to location all may not be possible, but simple 3 star hotel with shower and fresh bed sheets are always possible. Overnight in camp tents are all supported by us with suitable tent and mattress.

Transportation

Roads are most developed transportation substructure in Iran and easily reliable for planning a tour. Also drive and driving services are available every where. Its always better to hire locals special when we get far from big cities. Quality of service may not be guaranteed but they wont let you down.

for longer routs bus transportation will be reasonable, because its the main system. If you are not sensitive to accurate minutes in public buses, then you would enjoy comfort of seats and sometimes magnificent sideview in long drives.

Private van or buses are wonderful for groups. With a simple organizing they can go everywhere anytime.

Train trips are accessible but rails are not conducted to every corner and and station sometimes are far from city. Even in this situation its recommended for some routs.

Flights are daily available from Tehran to big cities. To fly between other cities it may not be possible every day or every time. 

Guide

Training and classification of guiding service is young here, as its industry, Tourism.

But guides are always respected & recommended several times, they may not be trained but they have big heart. In cities or mountain they have great experience in technical subjects and also long history to travel with foreigners.

In recent years, there is a big wave of graduated guides that had join to business and grow it to a different stages. accuracy and standards are easy to feel with them.

Camp

In exploring wonders of nature and approaching far destination, it is inevitable to set a camp in different locations, based on local information. Water sources or rain and flood streams or ... are important to locate camp site. We support all equipment such as suitable tent and mattresses beside all necessary info and connections, and also we can provide a quiet service like kitchen and dinning tent with variable menu.

suppurting

We do always try to plan and predict every aspect of  tour and also ready to add or call other supporting options to handle any surprising condition. 

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