Mount Damavand tour (4 days)

Purpose of this trip: Ascending the highest peak of Iran:

Damavand tour , Mount Damavand (5671 m) is the highest point in Iran also a volcano overlooking the mighty Alborz mountain range , in addition Damavand is the highest volcano in Asia and highest point in middle east

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THE STRONG POINTS OF THIS JOURNEY

Damavand tour , Ascending the roof of Iran and also the  highest volcano in Asia, the Damavand, at 5,671 meters.

Day1: Transfer to Polur , trekking to camp1 (3000m)

Day2: Trek to hut(Bargah3) , 4260m

Day3: Ascending mount Damavand summit , Descend to Hut

Day4: Descend to camp1 , drive back to Tehran

Damavand Tour : Damavand peak is  a single and cone mountain in the heart of Iran plateau also it is the largest natural attraction in the middle east and certainly the main destination of many tourists every year . since the altitude of this legendary mountain is over 5600 meters , it is higher than Everest base camp  furthermore with scenery of largest lake of the world , the Caspian Sea in the north , and the central desert of Iran in the south .Mount Damavand is located in 70 kilometers northeast of the Iran’s capital , Tehran consequently it is an easy access mountain and almost could be one of the most accessible high mountain in the world.

Day by day

Day1: Transfer to Polur , Trek to camp1(3000m)

In the morning , transfer from Tehran to Polur where is a village on root of mount Damavand (80km) then from Polur we drive about 10km to start point of trekking route that leads us to camp1 ,  finally after almost 2 hours we reach to camp1 also we carry our stuff to camp1 by 4wd car , for the ones who are good acclimatized it is possible to drive by car to camp1. after rest and having lunch in camp1 we trek up-to 3500m height for acclimatization . overnight in Tent .

  • Transfer: about 3 hours
  • Trekking : 3-4 hours
  • Accommodation: Tent

Day2: Trek to hut(bargah3).

After waking up first of all we have breakfast and then we handle our luggage to the porters or Mule after all we start our trekking toward bargah 3(4260m) , the route is easy and not very steep and almost it takes about 4-5 hours. after arriving at bargah3 and having lunch in the hut. in order to better acclimatization  in the afternoon we do a short acclimatization up-to 4600 meters then descend to our tent to get ready for summit day. in case of bad weather or any problem it possible to sleep in the hut .

  • Walking time: 6 to 7 hours.
  • Accommodation: Tent/hut

Day3: Ascending mount Damavand summit , Descend to Hut

Today is the summit day then we should start early in the morning but no in the midnight !! we wake up about 4 am and after having breakfast in the hut and organizing our stuff  finally we start our trekking to summit about 5 Am. since the route is not technical and in summer you don’t need ice axe and also crampon . climbing mount Damavand generally takes almost between 6-7 hours and we need 3-4 hours for descending. in case of good weather condition on top of Damavand  it is possible to have a walk around Crater of the volcano and enjoy of great landscape around mount Damavand , after descending and arriving to the hut and having lunch we have time to rest to be recover to descend to camp1 next day in the morning

  • Walking time: about 9 to 11 hours.
  • Accommodation: Tent/Hut

Day4: Descend to camp1 , drive back to Tehran

This day is final day of our tour then  after having breakfast we leave Bargah3 toward camp1 . It takes about 3 hours to arrive camp1 after arriving camp1 we will drive by 4WD cars to Polur and then we drive to Tehran.

  • Transfer : 3 hours
  • Walking time:2 to 3 hours.

Price:

Group Size:23-56-910-1213-15
Price per person:

The price includes:

Travel

  • 4×4 vehicles in the mountains and also  private car for other road transfers.

Accommodation

  • Hut/Tent

Meals

  • 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.
Full board for the whole trip

  • Supervision by a high-altitude mountain guide.
  • The assistance of the local team (drivers, cook).
  • Camping equipment (sleeping tents, foam mattresses) and cooking.
  • Permit fees for Damavand(50$)

The price does not include

  • Airport taxes
  • The flight to and from Tehran