Alamkuh trekking tour (4 days)

Purpose of this trip : mount Alamkuh trekking tour , After mount Damavand (5671m) Alamkuh that is written also: Alamkooh or Alamkouh is second highest peak of Iran plateau that is named as Alp of Iran.Alamkuh is 4850 meters height. Alamkuh is located in west Alborz mountain range

Ascending the second highest peak of Iran that because of similarity to Alps mountainous area it is named as Alp of Iran .

Alamkuh is written also: Alamkooh or Alamkouh

Day1/: Tehran – Kelardasht-Vandarbon(2300m)

Day 2/: Vandarbon-Hesarchal(3750m)

Day 3/ Ascending Mount Alamkouh-Hesarchal(4850m)

Day 4 / Hesarchal – Vandarbon – Tehran

Day1/: Tehran – Kelardasht-Vandarbon(2300m)

We start Alamkuh trekking tour from Tehran about 9 AM then we drive to west via Karaj highway .from Karaj we drive to Kelardasht via Chaloos road(the most popular and eye-catching road to Caspian sea on north of Iran). After having lunch on a restaurant in Kelardasht we drive to Roudbarak village and from there we drive to Vandarbon village via a dirt road(10km) .we sleep on Vandarbon mountain lodge(equipped with rooms , beds , showers , kitchen and dining room)

  • Transfer: about 4-5 hours.
  • Accommodation:  Mountain lodge
Day 2/: Vandarbon-Hesarchal(3750m)

After having breakfast we transfer by 4WD vehicles via a dirt mountainous road(approx. 10 km) up-to Tang-e Galou at about 3300 meters height(this road is open between June and November) in case this road be closed we have to walk about 4 hours .

from Tang-e Galou we have about 2 hours trekking to Alamkouh base camp where named as Hesarchal at 3750 meters height. We set up our camp near a narrow river on a green area with spectacular landscape of lots of 4000 meters peak surrounded Hesarchal plain .

after having lunch In order to do a better acclimatization we walk up-to 4000 meters and descend to camp and after having dinner we rest on our tent to be ready for summit day.

  • Transfer : 1 hour
  • Trekking:  2 hours
  • Accommodation: tent
Day 3/ Ascending Mount Alamkouh-Hesarchal(4850m)

Since today is summit we start our trekking early in the morning and after having breakfast we start or trekking . Alamkuh trekking from southern road take approximately 5 hours. On top of mount Alamkuh it is possible to see Alamchal glacier on north face of Alamkuh. There are also lots of 4000 meters around the summit as well as Caspian sea on the north with a very nice view specially in clear weather . on the way back from summit we could climb Marjikash summit(4600m) then we descend to our camp and we have lunch and then rest on our tent.

  • Trekking: 7-8 hours
  • Accommodation: tent
Day 4 / Hesarchal – Vandarbon – Tehran

After having breakfast and packing up our stuff we descend to Tang-e Galou where 4WD vehicles are waiting for us then we transfer to Roudbarak village . we have lunch on a nice restaurant in Kelardasht  then we drive to Chalous port in order to visit Caspian sea . after that we drive on Chalous road to Tehran and finish our trip.

  • Transfer: 5-6 hours

Your budget

The price includes

4×4 vehicles in the mountains and private minibus for other road transfers.
In the mountains : refuge or tent three places for two people, mattress provided.
– 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
the Mules carry individual (15kg per person) and group equipment up to Hut / camp and back.
Other climbs: only your business of the day.
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 high-altitude mountain 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.
Permit fees for Alamkuh

The price does not include

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