DAMAVAND EXPEDITION; DAMAVAND TOUR & Tehran Sightseeing

Climb The Tallest Mount in Middle East With our extended Damavand Tour

Mount Damavand Expedition Brief Introduction

By choosing this package, you will get two birds with one stone; climb Damavand Mount and go sightseeing in the Iranian capital, Tehran. Damavand Mount, located close to Tehran, is Iran’s highest peak and hikers try to do the Damavand trek all year long, in summer and in winter. In this especially-designed package, you will successfully and conveniently climb Damavand Mount as well as go sightseeing in the capital of a country with the rich culture and long history. 

Our travel experts over at Alibabatrek has created this package for those who want to have some cultural spice added to their adventurous Damavand tour. Done in 6 days and 5 nights, this package takes a bit longer than our other Damavand tours due to the sightseeing plans after our Damavand trekking. 

Mount Damavand Expedition At a Glance


Day 1: Arrival at Tehran; Drive to Rineh village (2300m), Acclimatization 1.

Day 2: Transfer to Base Camp (almost 3100m); Acclimatization 2.

Day 3: Trek to the shelter/Camp 3 (4200m); Acclimatization 3.

Day 4: Trek to Damavand Summit (5671m); Descend to the Shelter / Camp3 (4200m).

Day 5: Drive Back to Tehran; Tehran Sightseeing.

Day 6: Tehran Sightseeing; Departure.

Mount Damavand Expedition Detailed Itinerary

Day 1       Tehran / Rineh Village (2300m)

Arrival at Tehran; You will be welcomed by our agents at the Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA).  You are transferred to our office in Tehran for a short meeting. After that we drive to Rineh village for about 3 hours, we will have a homemade meal in a lovely local guest house, we will visit the village in the afternoon and have a light trekking around there as our first acclimatization plan , have dinner and overnight Rineh at the guest house.

  • Accommodation: Guesthouse in Rineh
  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 2       Rineh (2300m) / Base Camp (almost 3100m)

After having breakfast in the gues house start driving  to the base camp of southern trekking route of Mount Damavand  climb named Goosfandsara (meaning Sheep Pasture) or locally called The Mosque at almost 3100m with 4WD vehicles (approx. 45 minutes). We will have our second acclimatization plan there, so we will trek up to almost 3800m which will take us almost 2 hours. Finally, for the day, we will descend to the base camp, have a healthy dinner there, spend the overnight at base camp in the tents or a room in the Mosque.

  • Accommodation: Either tents or room in Damavand Base camp
  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3       Shelter, Camp 3 or Bargah Sevom (4200m)

On day 3, after having breakfast and handing the luggage to the porters we will leave the base camp at 8:00, trek to the Bargah Sevom or camp 3 shelter at almost 4200m which will take us about 4 hours. After arriving at Camp 3 and having lunch in the shelter, we will rest for a while only to go for a short acclimatization trek up to almost 4900m and this is our last acclimatization plan before the summit. This trek will help better sleep in camp 3 for our tomorrow’s Mount Damavand Climb. After descending to the shelter to have dinner, we will sleep overnight in camp 3 either in tents or in shelter.

  • Accommodation: Either beds or tents in Camp 3
  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4      Damavand Summit (5671m) / Camp 3 (4200m)

Summit Day; Today we leave the shelter early in the morning after breakfast at 5:00, trek to the summit of Mt. Damavand (approx. 5-6 hours), enjoy the great landscape from the top (depending on the weather condition!), take lots of photographs! descend to the shelter at 12:00 (approx. 2-3 hours), have lunch with a delicious dessert (melon or watermelon). We have plenty of time in the afternoon in camp 3 for relaxing and cooling down after a hard day. Overnight in camp 3 either in tents or in shelter. 

  • Accommodation: Either beds or tents in Camp 3
  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5      Rineh / Tehran

Today we descend to the base camp at 9:00 (approx. 2 hours), drive to the guest house and pick up our swimming costumes to enjoy an hour in the hot spring; after such a hard Damavand trekking it would be absolutely delightful! Then we have lamb kebab in a local cozy restaurant, head back to the Tehran. In the afternoon we have short sightseeing of Tehran. Overnight Tehran at the hotel.

  • Accommodation: Hotel (4 star) in Tehran
  • Meals included: Breakfast / Lunch

Day 6      Tehran

Today we want to visit Tehran’s most spectacular sights a tourist wishes to visit, go through Tajrish Bazaar in the north part of the city, have lunch in a traditional restaurant, visit the holy shrine of Imam Zadeh Saleh with eye-catching Islamic architecture, visit Sa’d Abad Palace (house of the royal family), visit Jamshidieh park and also Milad Tower (the highest tower in Iran) with a perfect view of the city in the evening. Depending on your flight time you will transferred to the airport for departure and flight back home.

Note: The itinerary of last day is flexible in details. This is our suggestion and it could be changed according to your preferences and wishes. 

  • Accommodation:
  • Meals included: Breakfast

Mount Damavand Expedition Required Equipment

Here is the check list of equipment that you need for this Damavand Expedition Tour :

  • Base layers
  • Backpack (35 to 45 Litre)
  • Wind stoppers (polar jacket)
  • Warm trekking pants
  • Light down jacket
  • Gore-Tex jacket (waterproof)
  • Warm hat
  • Trekking boots (waterproof)
  • Sleeping bag with the comfort level of +10 to +5
  • Warm gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun creams
  • Headlights
  • Sticks, poles
  • Mattress

Note: If you do not have one or any of these equipment you can rent from us.

Mount Damavand Expedition Introduction Services

Mountain:

  • Transfer from Tehran to Tehran by private Air-co Cars
  • All accommodations (1 night at the guest house, 1 night in the Base Camp , 2 nights at camp 3)
  • Transfer to Base Camp and back by 4WD cars
  • Full board (All meals are included)
  • DamavandPermit fees
  • Entrance fees to the mineral hot spring pool
  • An expert mountain guide

City: 

  • All transfers 
  • All accommodations (1 night at the hotel in Tehran)
  • Breakfast included
  • Entrance fees for the monuments
  • An expert tour guide

Mount Damavand Expedition Trip Map

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6 Days

Mount Damavand Expedition

From

699 €

  • Flexible dates for private tours (Group/Solo)
  • Volume discount for groups more than 4 pax.
  • Surcharge applies for solo travelers
  • Valid from June to October
  • Age Requirement: +16
  • Physical Rating : 4 out of 5
  • Join in: IKA (Tehran) - End in: IKA (Tehran)
  • Max altitude: 5671 m
Accommodations
  • 1 night at the guest house
  • 1 night in the Base Camp
  • 2 nights at camp 3
  • 1 night at the 4-star hotel in Tehran
  • Surcharge may apply should you prefer other types of accommodations e.g.: Single Room
Meals
  • 6 Breakfasts
  • 5 Lunches
  • 4 Dinners
Transportations
  • Private car from Tehran to Tehran
  • 4WD car to basecamp and back
If you want sth else:

Availability

Mount Damavand Expedition Price List

Flexible Date Private Tours

  • Departure dates are flexible, you can choose your preferred dates.
  • Prices listed are for private small group tours (up to 4 people).
  • Volume discount would apply for bigger groups.
  • Surcharge would apply for solo travelers.

Flexible Date Departures Price/person Book
Jun. 2019 699Request Booking
Jul. 2019 739Request Booking
Aug. 2019 779Request Booking
Sept. 2019 739Request Booking
Oct. 2019 699Request Booking
Jun. 2020 699Request Booking
Jul. 2020 739Request Booking
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Oct. 2020 699Request Booking

Terms & Conditions

Deposit

  • To confirm your booking 25% of the tour price is required as the deposit in advance, you can transfer it online to our bank account. (Account details available upon booking request)

Cancellation Policy

  • Prior to 60 days to trip start date, cancellation would be free of charge (The deposit will be fully refunded).
  • 60 to 30 days to trip start date, the cancellation fee would be 50% of the deposit (12.5% of the total price will be refunded).
  • Less than 30 days to trip start date, the cancellation fee would be full amount of deposit (nothing will be refunded).

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