The whole area of Iran can be divided in to
four parts: 1/2 mountains as one part, and 1/4 deserts and 1/4 fertile plains
as the other part. There are two major ranges of mountains called the Alborz and the
- The Alborz have been extended all
the way from Azerbaijan to Afghanistan passing through the southern part of the Caspian Sea.
- The Zagros have covered a region
from Azerbaijan to the west and SE of the country.
These two ranges function as walls blocking
meteorological phenomena from entering inside central Iran. In addition to
these ranges, there are mountainous regions in central and eastern Iran.
Mt Damavand Trek
Day 1: Tehran
- Arrive in International Imam Khomini
Airport , Check-in to your hotel in the afternoon visit some attraction in Tehran
then prepare for the next day’s departure for Mt
Day 2: Camp 1 - Polour Village or Camp 2 - Gosfand Sara(3040m)
- After breakfast drive from Tehran along the Damavand Road to Camp 1 Polour Village where we can rest or continue to Gosfand Sara Camp 2 located at an altitude of 3040m and overnight.
· Day 3: Camp 3
Bargah Sevom (4220m)
- The climb starts in the morning takes
us up to Camp 3 Bargah Sevom shelter set up for climbers. The rest of the day
is used to acclimatise to the altitude.
Day 4: Damavand Peak (5671) / Camp 2 (3040m)
- The day is spent
climbing to the peak, stopping along the way to enjoy the scenery of the
surrounding of the Alborz mountain range. We return in the afternoon back to
Camp 2 for the night.
Day 5 : Camp 1 Polour Village / Tehran
- climbing down from
Camp 2 we stop for lunch at a local village and then drive back to
Day 6 : Depart Tehran
- Ttransfer to the
Airport for Departure flight.