Iran mountain biking tour-Lar national park (7 days)

This tour is for those who crave to enjoy the beauty of Iran’s Lar National Park. Iran mountain biking tour ,  Four days of biking in the foothills of Damavand will be followed by a cozy city tour of Tehran; you can have one week getaway with the right dose of adventure and culture.

Lar National Park with an area of 73,500 hectares in the foothills of Mount Damavand at 80 km North East of Tehran and from the west it stretches to the ridge of Khatun Bargah.

Lar has a large diversity of  flora and fauna of which we can mention fox, deer, rats, frogs, fish, eagle, partridge and bat. Lar has a large variety of plants, some of which are edible roots or have medial use. Many tourists travel to Lar area in spring for watching and photography of Lar anemone.

While biking through Lar fields, we will pass some bumpy hills and several times we’ll have to cross rivers

THE STRONG POINTS OF THIS JOURNEY
Iran mountain biking tour : This tour is for those who crave to enjoy the beauty of Iran’s Lar National Park. Four days of biking in the foothills of Damavand will be followed by a cozy city tour of Tehran; you can have one week getaway with the right dose of adventure and culture.

Day1: Arrival Tehran

Day2: Transfer to Gamabdar / Biking

Day 3 :Biking

Day 4 :Biking

Day 5 : Biking -Transfer to Tehran

Day 6 : Tehran sightseeing

Day 7 :Departure

Day by day

Day1 / Arrival Tehran

Arrival to Tehran, Transfer to the hotel and rest.

• Accommodation: hotel.

Day2 /Transfer to Gamabdar/ Biking

Transfer from Tehran to Garmabdar , riding the bikes toward Lar valley through a mountain dirt road overnight at camp. (Luggage transport by 4wd car)

• Transfer: 60km , 1.5 hours
• Biking time : 18km , 2-3 hours
• Accommodation: Tent

Day 3 / Biking

Biking toward the valley in Western slopes of Mt. Damavand and river to Deli Chai River (30 km)

• Biking time:4-5 hours
• Accommodation: Tent

Day 4 / Biking

Challenging day, biking on a high ascent road (5 km on 12% Slope) and also the most beautiful part of the trip to Vararu plain (14 km)

• Biking time:3-4 hours.
• Accommodation

Day 5/ Biking -Transfer to Tehran

Biking the last part of trail on western slopes of Mount Damavand (18 km), drive back to Tehran.

  • Transfer: 80km , 2 hours
  • Biking time: 4-5 hours
  • Accommodation : Hotel

Day 6 /Tehran sightseeing

Visiting Golestan Palace (UNESCO World Heritage), National jewelry Museum of Iran and the Grand Bazaar

Note: Jewelry Museum is open only on Sat-Tues from 14:30-16:30

.• Accommodation: Hotel

Day 7 /Departure

Transfer to IKA, departure, end of the program

• Transfer: 2 hours

Price:

Group Size: 2 3-5 6-9 10-12 13-15
Price per person:

The price includes:

Travel
4×4 vehicles in the mountains and private car for other road transfers.
Accommodation
In town: 3-star hotel, local standards, double room basis.
In the mountains: in a simple hostel or at the inhabitant, in summary refuge or tent three places for two people, mattress provided.
Meals
– In the city meals taken in the restaurant.
– In the mountains: hearty and varied meals prepared by the local team. The cook brings a special care to meals and will amaze you with the quality of its dishes.
• In the morning: very substantial breakfast.
• In the evening: hot meal.
Drinks: as a precaution, in Iran, it is better to treat the water. Tea and infusions are served during the day.
Baggage transport
All the stuff transport by car that all the trip follow the group
Possibility to leave some of your belongings at the hotel in Tehran and recover them at the end of the stay.
Full board for the whole trip
Supervision by a mountain bike guide.
Supervision by an Iranian-speaking or English-speaking -guide.
The assistance of the local team (drivers, cook).
Camping equipment (sleeping tents, foam mattresses) and cooking.
Entrances to the monuments and museums planned for the program and Permit fees for Damavand

The price does not include

Airport taxes
The Paris-Tehran flight to and from economy class.
Cancellation insurance / interruption of stay / loss of luggage and assistance
Visa fees
All that is not indicated under the heading “The price includes”.