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Climbing Tour of Magnificent Damavand

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Duration

6 Days, 5 Nights

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

15 people

Languages

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Overview

Mount Damavand as the highest Mountain in Iran, western Asia, and Europe is located on the central Alborz Mountain range in Iran. This mountain is the symbol of Iran and it has been a subject of many Persian folk stories. In this tour, you get to trek up and down the slopes of this mountain that are covered by the most impressive wild life and greenery. This tour is the best option for intermediate-level hikers. Also, on the last day of this tour, you will be visiting some of the touristic highlights of Tehran.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Hiking around Mount Damavand, the highest mountain in Iran
  • Enjoy the beauties of Iran’s wild life while trekking Mount Damavand
  • Discover Rineh village’s Hot Natural Springs
  • Visit the UNESCO recognized Golestan Palace and a Traditional Bazaar in Tehran

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Tehran

The Tour begins when your plane lands at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA) in Tehran. Our representative will be there to greet you and take you to Bahar Hotel to rest for the night.

Day 2: Tehran, Polur, Goosfandsara, Bargah-e Sevom

Our Damavand Mount Trekking starts on the second day. We will drive to Polur village and start trekking to Goosfandsara. We will continue our hike to Bargah-e Sevom. We will spend the night at Bargah-e Sevom.(overnight in Bargah-e Sevom)

Day3: Bargah-e Sevom (Acclimatization Day)

On the second day of Trekking Mount Damavand, before continuing our hike, we will complete the Acclimatization process. We will spend the night at Bargah-e Sevom.(overnight in Bargah-e Sevom)

Day 4: Bargah-e Sevom, Damavand Peak, Bargah-e Sevom

On the fourth day, we will ascend to the peak of Damavand Mount which is the highest peak in Iran. After reaching the summit, we will head descend back to Bargah-e Sevom to spend the night.(overnight in Bargah-e Sevom)

Day 5: Bargah-e Sevom, Goosfandsara, Rineh, Tehran

On this day, we will continue our Damavand Mount Trekking to Goosfandsara. We will then head to Rineh Village in Larijan. As the main attraction of Larijan, we will enjoy a relaxing time at Larijan Hot Natural Springs. We will then drive back to Tehran to spend the night at Bahar Hotel.(overnight in Tehran)

Day 6: Tehran - IKIA

On the last day of our trip, we will be exploring some of the best attractions of Tehran. We will begin the day by visiting the National Museum of Tehran. This museum is the greatest museum of history and archeology of Iran. Then, we will be visiting the splendid UNESCO recognized Golestan Palace. Next, we will explore and walk through the nearby Bazaar which is the oldest Bazaar of Tehran known as the Grand Bazaar. We also will be visiting the National Jewelry Museum which holds a rare collection of world famous stone gems and royal jewels. We will take you to Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA) in Tehran where our tour will come to an end.

Included/Excluded

  • All airport transfers
  • Accommodation in standard 3 or 4 hotels
  • Private air conditioned vehicle for the whole trip
  • Meals (Breakfast & 5 Lunches & 4 Dinners)
  • Expert English speaking mountain guide
  • All the mentioned entrance fees
  • Mount Damavand permit
  • Visa authorization code & support
  • Travel Insurance within Iran
  • Local SIM Card with 2 Gig data
  • A booklet with information on the attractions
  • Visa Stamp fee
  • International flights
  • Tips for the Guide and the Driver
  • Other personal expenses not mentioned in the itinerary

Tour's Location

FAQs

1. Can I stay longer in Iran that I have planned?
Yes you can extend your 30-day Iran Visa validity if you wish to stay longer in Iran. If you have obtained your Visa through an embassy, you can extend your Visa twice and each time for 30 days. But in case you have got your Visa on arrival at the airport you can only extend it for 14 days. Keep in mind that the final decision regarding this matter is up to the Foreign Affairs officers.
For more detailed information read about visa extension in Blog.
2. When is the best time to book a tour?
We advise you to book the tours a few months in advance since there is no guarantee that the hotels mentioned in the tour packages will be available in your requested time, especially, if you are planning to travel during peak seasons which are from mid-March to May and from late September to Late November.
3. How long does it take to process an Iran Visa?
Typically, visa authorization codes are issued within 1-3 working days. You can then collect your Visa in 10 days at the Embassy. We advise you to start the process 3 to 4 weeks prior to the date of your departure. Also, if you are a UK, USA, or Canadian citizen you should start Iran Visa process 2-3 months earlier than usual.
4. Is it possible to book a different hotel than indicated in the tour itinerary?
Yes, we can change hotel reservation based on your requests. The hotels recommended in the itineraries are located at the center of the city and have been our tourists’ top favorites. It is better to book the hotels a few months in advance since there is no guarantee that the hotels will be available in your requested time.
5. Does Travelopersia offer tours in languages other than English?
Our recommended guides are fully fluent in English and the local language. On top of this, we can provide you with Italian, Spanish, German, Chinese, or Arabic guides on your request.
6. What kind of transportation does Travelopersia offer on their tours?
During your trip, you will be provided with a private transport according to the number of people on each tour. If your group tour is consisted of more than three people, you will be provided with a Van and for larger groups with a bus. All the offered vehicles are air-conditioned and comfortable.
7. What if I wish to extend my stay at a hotel before or after the tour?
Yes, we can help you book additional nights at a specific hotel before the tour begins and after your trip. Let us know so we can recommend you the best possible option.
8. Is there a prepayment for reserving the tours and Itineraries?
We require a 10% prepayment for each tour and itinerary reservation. The rest of the payment can be made upon your arrival.
9. What is the required dress code?
The dress code of Iran requires locals and tourists to wear clothes that appropriately cover their body, legs, and arms. In case of women, they are obliged to cover their hair and wear preferably knee length dresses or Mantos over a pair of pants. For foot wear, you can wear anything that you feel comfortable in.
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