6 Days
Duration
Tehran
Location

 

Climbing and Trekking of Damavand

The Route is: Tehran 🚌 Polour 🚶 Damavand 🚶 Polur 🚌 Larijan 🚌 Tehran

SeasonAll around the year 
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONTehran / Tehran
StyleActive Tour
Hotel RateCamp/Shelter and hostel
VehicleDepends on the size of the group


Detail:

Mount Damavand, a potentially active volcano, is a stratovolcano which is the highest peak in the middle east and the highest volcano in Asia (5671m).

Damavand has a special place in Persian mythology and folklore. It’s in the middle of Alborz range, adjacent to Varārū, Sesang, Gol-e Zard, and Mīānrūd. It’s near the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, in Amol County, Mazandaran Province, 66 kilometers (41 miles) northeast of the city of Tehran.

Mount Damāvand is the 12th most prominent peak in the world and the second most prominent in Asia after Mount Everest. It is part of the Volcanic Seven Summits mountaineering challenge.

Highlights

  • Visit the capital, a mixture of modern and traditional lifestyles.
  • Visit Larijan, the small village with hot mineral springs.
  • Climbing and camping in high altitude
  • Stay at the top of the highest volcano of Asia
  • Acclimatization experience
  • Photography in a unique nature
  • Enjoy trekking in the beautiful Alborz mountain range.

 

1

Day 1 : 🕶️ Driving from Tehran to Polour 🛏️ in the 2nd Camp

Welcome to Iran, a land full of wonders. Your guide who accompanies you during this trip will welcome you at the IKA airport with a bunch of flowers. IKA airport is located in the southern part of Tehran alongside a highway connecting Tehran all the way to the Persian Gulf in the south of Iran. You would be transferred directly to Polour, which located at the Alborz mountains to take the permit of climbing to Damavand and then transferring to the 2nd camp with 4wd cars. (The 2nd camp located 3000m above sea level.)

You will see:

Alborz range with the great landscape of Damavnd and beautiful Haraz road.

You will Experience:

Spending the night with a spectacular landscape of Damavand and Haraz valley.

Distances:

Ika airport to Polour is 160 km (less than 3 hours)

Accommodation:

Camping or Shelter in the 2nd Camp

2

Day 2 : Trekking from 2nd to 3rd Camp 🛏️ in Bargah the 3rd shelter or camp

The 2nd camp called Gosfandsara. Taking mule to carry the packs and start to trekking to the base camp of Damavand located 4200m above sea level called Bargah the 3rd and stay there for overnighting.

You will see:

Great landscape : Alborz range . Laar dam lake and some small villages in root.

You will Experience:

Habitat in 4200meter altitude

You will know:

The process of hiking and climbing to Damavand Base camp

Distances:

Ascending from Alt 2800 Meter to 4150 meter (About 4 hours)

Accommodation:

Camping or Shelter in the 3rd Camp

3

Day 3 : Acclimatization 🛏️ in Bargah the 3rd shelter or camp

A full day acclimatization with high altitude. Climbing up to 4500 meter and descending. Relaxing in nature and enjoying the spectacular landscape.

You will see:

Frozen waterfall of Damavand. Landscape of Alborz range.

You will Experience:

Acclimatization in camp and ascending to 4500 m altitude.

 You will know:

How to breathe and hike in a high altitude.

Accommodation:

Camping or Shelter in the 3rd Camp

4

Day 4 : Damavand summit 5671 meter 🛏️ in Bargah the 3rd shelter or camp

Having a big day of climbing from Bargah 4150 meter to Damavand summit 5671meter (8 hours). Spending a couple of minutes at the summit and taking some pictures. Descending to the shelter and having a summit party.

You will see:

The summit of highest volcano of Asia. sulfur vapor spring at the top and a great landscape of Damavand.

You will know:

How to climb Damavand summit

Accommodation:

Camping or Shelter in the 3rd Camp

Distances:

12 Hours maximum.

5

Day 5 : Swimming in natural Spa and Driving to Tehran 🛏️ in Tehran

Descending from the shelter to Gosfandsara and driving to Larijan at first to experience and relax in the natural Spa of Damavand. Then driving back to Tehran via Haraz road.

You will see:

Larijan in the foothills of Damavand

You will Experience:

Swimming in the natural hot springs of Damavand

You will know:

Village styles of the region

Accommodation:

Arian Hostel in Tehran

Welcome to Iran, a land full of wonders. Your guide who accompanies you during this trip will welcome you at the IKA airport with a bunch of flowers. IKA airport is located in the southern part of Tehran alongside a highway connecting Tehran all the way to the Persian Gulf in the south of Iran. You would be transferred directly to Polour, which located at the Alborz mountains to take the permit of climbing to Damavand and then transferring to the 2nd camp with 4wd cars. (The 2nd camp located 3000m above sea level.)

You will see:

Alborz range with the great landscape of Damavnd and beautiful Haraz road.

You will Experience:

Spending the night with a spectacular landscape of Damavand and Haraz valley.

Distances:

Ika airport to Polour is 160 km (less than 3 hours)

Accommodation:

Camping or Shelter in the 2nd Camp

The 2nd camp called Gosfandsara. Taking mule to carry the packs and start to trekking to the base camp of Damavand located 4200m above sea level called Bargah the 3rd and stay there for overnighting.

You will see:

Great landscape : Alborz range . Laar dam lake and some small villages in root.

You will Experience:

Habitat in 4200meter altitude

You will know:

The process of hiking and climbing to Damavand Base camp

Distances:

Ascending from Alt 2800 Meter to 4150 meter (About 4 hours)

Accommodation:

Camping or Shelter in the 3rd Camp

A full day acclimatization with high altitude. Climbing up to 4500 meter and descending. Relaxing in nature and enjoying the spectacular landscape.

You will see:

Frozen waterfall of Damavand. Landscape of Alborz range.

You will Experience:

Acclimatization in camp and ascending to 4500 m altitude.

 You will know:

How to breathe and hike in a high altitude.

Accommodation:

Camping or Shelter in the 3rd Camp

Having a big day of climbing from Bargah 4150 meter to Damavand summit 5671meter (8 hours). Spending a couple of minutes at the summit and taking some pictures. Descending to the shelter and having a summit party.

You will see:

The summit of highest volcano of Asia. sulfur vapor spring at the top and a great landscape of Damavand.

You will know:

How to climb Damavand summit

Accommodation:

Camping or Shelter in the 3rd Camp

Distances:

12 Hours maximum.

Descending from the shelter to Gosfandsara and driving to Larijan at first to experience and relax in the natural Spa of Damavand. Then driving back to Tehran via Haraz road.

You will see:

Larijan in the foothills of Damavand

You will Experience:

Swimming in the natural hot springs of Damavand

You will know:

Village styles of the region

Accommodation:

Arian Hostel in Tehran

  • The first & last day of programs, depend on your flight time, so the necessary changes will be made accordingly.
  • This itinerary can be tailor-made according to your interests.
  • Possibility of all the visits depends on the week days.
INCLUDED
Visa authorization number fee
1 night in a hostel and 3 nights in Damavand shelter or camping
Climbing Permit
All internal transportation by private bus/ minibus/ van or normal sedan and off-Mule fee for carrying Packs
Airport transfer
Expertise of Gate of nation’s travel specialists, tour guide
Fuel and road tolls
All expenses of driver and guide like food and accommodation
Travel insurance by R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG
Excluded
International flights 
All meals 
mountaineering equipment (some equipment for renting is available)
Extra services at hotel like phone call, laundry, …
Tips (optional)
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