DAMAVAND trekking tour


Overview

Category
Participants4-12
Duration10 Days
Activitieswalking, Trekking, sightseeing
Priceplease contact us
Services
Available on All round year


Damavand, most symbolic slogan for Iranians, raised as a heroic flag 1000 meter above everything in history, culture and nature. Damavand is a stratovolcano, raised up in a sedimentary mountain range of Alburz, just 1.8 million years ago!


Itinerary


Arrive to country and getting familiar to atmosphere and culture and sightseeing in Tehran, including Golestan Palace & Grand Bazaar. Also we will have a chance to have a look from above to this large scale city in Milad tower in afternoon.
For primary acclimatization, we trek in mount touchal up to 5th station of mountain lift. and use that for return and drive to fasham valley to overnight in a hotel in mountain area.
For second acclimatization, we climb "Kolonbastak". First we drive to bottom and start to trek up to it. later we drive to Damavand area.
To start ascending mount Damavand, we drive to highest point of dirt road and start to trek south rout up to high camp in 4200m.
To increase our chance in summit day and to have better acclimatization, we try to ascend 5-6 hundred of meters and spend our time mostly out for work out. We would an early dinner and try to sleep soon.
Summit day, starts early. We need to start before twilight to save time. hopefully, around noon we will be at the summit of mount Damavand.
We have all day for descending down to road and drive to tehran. Also it could be a reserve day for summit in case of bad weather or ...
Fresh up to cheer a success in mountain, we have free time in Tehran before getting ready for fly back home... And get ready for flight back home

Trekking Days – Technical detail

Touchal
Kolonbastak
Bargah
Acclimatization
Summit
Back to city
Touchal
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Tehran Tochal 5th St 2950 1150 1500 2/5
3 Meygun Kolonbastak 4200 900 2000 3/5
4 Polur Bargah 4200 1200 2000 4/5
5 Bargah Ice fall 5000 800 4200 3/5
6 Bargah Summit 5671 1500 4200 5/5
7 Bargah Tehran 4200 -2700 1500 3/5
Kolonbastak
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Tehran Tochal 5th St 2950 1150 1500 2/5
3 Meygun Kolonbastak 4200 900 2000 3/5
4 Polur Bargah 4200 1200 2000 4/5
5 Bargah Ice fall 5000 800 4200 3/5
6 Bargah Summit 5671 1500 4200 5/5
7 Bargah Tehran 4200 -2700 1500 3/5
Bargah
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Tehran Tochal 5th St 2950 1150 1500 2/5
3 Meygun Kolonbastak 4200 900 2000 3/5
4 Polur Bargah 4200 1200 2000 4/5
5 Bargah Ice fall 5000 800 4200 3/5
6 Bargah Summit 5671 1500 4200 5/5
7 Bargah Tehran 4200 -2700 1500 3/5
Acclimatization
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Tehran Tochal 5th St 2950 1150 1500 2/5
3 Meygun Kolonbastak 4200 900 2000 3/5
4 Polur Bargah 4200 1200 2000 4/5
5 Bargah Ice fall 5000 800 4200 3/5
6 Bargah Summit 5671 1500 4200 5/5
7 Bargah Tehran 4200 -2700 1500 3/5
Summit
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Tehran Tochal 5th St 2950 1150 1500 2/5
3 Meygun Kolonbastak 4200 900 2000 3/5
4 Polur Bargah 4200 1200 2000 4/5
5 Bargah Ice fall 5000 800 4200 3/5
6 Bargah Summit 5671 1500 4200 5/5
7 Bargah Tehran 4200 -2700 1500 3/5
Back to city
Day From To max.Altitude(m) Ascend(m) Camp. Altitude(m) Difficulty Level
2 Tehran Tochal 5th St 2950 1150 1500 2/5
3 Meygun Kolonbastak 4200 900 2000 3/5
4 Polur Bargah 4200 1200 2000 4/5
5 Bargah Ice fall 5000 800 4200 3/5
6 Bargah Summit 5671 1500 4200 5/5
7 Bargah Tehran 4200 -2700 1500 3/5

DAMAVAND

5671m


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. 


Damavand is a stratovolcano, raised up in a sedimentary mountain range of Alburz, just 1.8 million years ago!

Alburz is a range of mountains local for Iran. It includes multiple ridges above 4000 for 700 kilometers.

Tehran, biggest city of Iran, has more than 15 million inhabitants. Tehran were been capital for politician and culture andeconomy for last 300 years.


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