- Ascending and visiting Damavand Mt., the highest summit of Iran (5609 m)
- An ideal opportunity for photography of great views and unique wildlife of central Alborz
- Visiting icefall at 5000 m
An adventure trip to the roof of Iran, Damavand Mount with altitude of 5609 m; ascending the conical stratovolcano from southern ridge.
In this trip we ascend from southern ridge of Damavand mount. In southern ridge hiking starts from mosque (Goosfandsara 2900 m) with a light backpack and extra stuffs will be carried by mules. There is an equipped hut in 4250 where you can have suitable area for camping, having facilities like lavatory and a small shop.
All the way we enjoy a gentle slope and good path that helps you have a better acclimatization and you won’t need any belay, rope, ice axe or crampon. With full support of professional guide, you just enjoy your ascent to the roof of Iran. For better acclimatization we have considered a whole day that helps you to have a better ascent in the summit day. Also in all the way you’ll have beautiful scenery of high Alborz Mountains.
Day 1: Travel from Tehran to Polur and switch vehicle to 4x4, Transport to mosque (Goosfandsara) and start hiking to 1st camp (4250m). Overnight staying at the camp/hut (B, L, D)
Day 2: Ascend about 4700m to acclimatize and return to camp for recovery for next day. Overnight stay at camp/hut (Bargah Sevom). (B, L, D)
Day 3: Early morning ascend towards the summit. Average time for ascending and descending to the camp (Bargah Sevom) is 9 hours (considering to the level of fitness of the group, it can be changed), return to the camp for overnight stay. (B, L, D)
Day 4: breaking the camp and start descend with a light backpack. Having lunch at a local restaurant, then return to the hotel in Tehran. (B, L)
|16 May - 20 May 2020||
|13 Jun - 17 Jun 2020||
|18 Jul - 22 Jul 2020||
|15 Aug - 19 Aug 2020||
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