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Iran Eco Adventure

Climbing Mt. Damavand North East Face-Tehran City Tour-8 Days

from 530 یورو
8 Days Contact Iran Eco Adventure Code 3081
This tour at a glance
Short review of key informations of the tour.
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Activity: 4
  • Price: from 530 یورو

Itinerary
Find day by day details in the itinerary.
Day 1
Arrival (O/N: Hotel, Marlik)/(-,-,-)

Arrival in Tehran IKA International Airport, transfer to hotel. Check in and rest.
Day 2
Drive to Nandal (O/N: Damavand Camp)/(B,L,D)

Drive via Haraz road to Nandal village located in the north face of Damavand (4-5 hour drive). Welcome drink & snack upon arrival. Enjoying the friendly atmosphere of Damavand Eco Camp, rest and relax in equipped tents.
Day 3
Ascending up to Advanced Camp (4350 m) (O/N: Damavand Advanced Camp)/(B,L,D)

Early morning wake up, having breakfast, drive to the start point of trekking trail by pickups (Nissan mini truck). The luggage will be transported by mules. The trekking takes 5-6 hours leading to Damavand Advanced Camp (4350 m). Welcome drink and snack upon arrival. After relaxation & practice and review of mountaineering essential skills, it’s time for dinner.
Drive distance: 5 km on dirt road, 45 minutes.
Trekking start point: 2700 m
Trek time: 5-6 hours
Altitude gain: 1650 m
Day 4
Acclimatization day (O/N: Damavand Advanced Camp)/(B,L,D)

Acclimatization day; Half day trek up to 4850 m to acclimatize in the path leading to the summit and return to advanced camp, this day also could be used as a reserved day in case of bad weather on summit day.
Trek time: 4-5 hours up and down
Altitude gain: 500 m
Day 5
Summit day (O/N: Damavand Advanced Camp)/(B,L,D)

Early morning wake up, climbing (slowly & as a team). Reaching summit, a short stop for visiting Damavand caldera and old crater of the volcano. Visiting sulfur fumarole and taking photos. Return to the Advanced Camp. After a well-deserved rest it’s time for dinner.
Trek time: approx. 12 hours up and down
Altitude gain: 1270 m
Day 6
Descending and drive back to Tehran (O/N: Hotel, Marlik)/(B,L,-)

Trekking back to the start point of the track after breakfast, the backpacks will be transported by mules. Transfer to Damavand Eco Camp by pickups (Nissan mini truck). After a cozy lunch and short refreshment drive back to Tehran.
Drive distance: 5 km on dirt road, 45 minutes / 150 km from Nandal to Tehran, approx. 4-5 hours
Trek time: 4 hours down
Day 7
Tehran city tour, visiting Golestan Palace (UNESCO World Heritage), National Museum/National Jewelry Museum and Grand Bazaar (O/N: Hotel, Marlik)/(B,L,-)

National Museum
Today is a day to go through history from 5th millennium BC to 648 AD the pre-Islam archaeological museum covers Persia’s history to a view of Islamic works of art.
Museum Golestan Palace
The Golestan Palace from the Qajar period is listed on the UNESCO heritage list. Build on the left-overs of a citadel is it one of the oldest buildings in Tehran. The complex has several palaces a lovely garden. The Qajar family was ruling Iran from 1785 to 1925.

National Jewelry Museum The national Jewelry museum is housed in the Central Bank of Iran. Heavily guarded this impressive collection of jewelry is unique. One of the highlights is the Crown Jewel, last used by the Shah of Iran. Note: National Jewelry Museum is open only on Saturdays-Tuesdays at 14-16
The Grand Bazaar in Tehran is less than 200 years old, but for a much longer time on this spot trading as been going on. In total there is more than 10 kilometer of lanes full of stores. Each part of the bazaar as is own specialty, for example copper, paper, gold, spices, and of course carpets.

Day 8
Departure (-,-,-)

Transfer to Tehran IKA International Airport, departure and fly back home.
Includes & Excludes

Included:

  • Visa process
  • All daily meals & snacks as program.
  • Table & chair in camp, local house or shelter
  • Dinning tent, Kitchen tent & Toilet tent in private camps
  • English speaking mountain guide during all days.
  • Assistant local mountain guide for each 5 pax (for Damavand summit day, 1 assistant for each 4 pax)
  • Cook & experienced staff in case of group size
  • Private air conditioned vehicle with experienced driver during the journey
  • Mules for carrying luggage (Each person 1 pack maximum 15 KG)
  • Pickup vehicle (Nissan mini truck) for transferring on the dirt mountain road
  • All entrance fees for sightseeing as mentioned in program.
  • Damavand Permit fee
  • VAT and all other taxes

Excluded:

 

  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Extra accommodations in hotels or camps more than mentioned in itinerary.
  • Insurance
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Personal expenses or beverages
  • Personal climbing or ski gears such as sleeping bag, etc
  • Any individual transfer more than program
  • Extra expenses that aren't mentioned in the program.
  • Changing accommodation in case of client's request

 

Notes:

  • The group with 6 and more pax (Excluding tour leader), they have 1 special price for their tour leader as above. It is based on accommodations in double sharing room and tent.
  • The prices are calculated based on above mentioned hotels and accommodations. After your confirmation, we start to check availability and inform you the probable changing. in case of any change in final booking, the price can be changed.
Other Services

Meals & Food

Menu

Snack

Herbal tea, Nescafe, Tea, Biscuits, Chocolate, Candy, Pastry, Seasonal Fruit, Fruit Juice, Pistachios, Almond, Hazelnut, Peanut.

Breakfast

Tea and Nescafe, Processed Cheese, Cream, Local Butter, Honey, Sesame pudding (Halva Ardeh), Cucumber, Tomato, Scrambled Eggs, Lentil stew(Adasi), Organic Local Bread, Toast Bread, Nutella, Walnuts.

Lunch and Dinner (Main Course)

Soup, Pasta, Vegi-burger Sandwiches (KookooSabzi), Mashed Potato Sandwiches, Grilled Vegetables (Green beans, Carrots, Cauliflower), Chicken Sandwich, GhormehSabzi (Lamb Stew with beans) with Rice, Kalam Polo (Fried Cabbage with Rice), Chicken Kebab with grilled vegetables, Meatball Dish with Bread, Lamb Dish with Rice,

Lunch and Dinner (Starter and Dessert)

Seasonal Fruit, Olives, Bread, Shirazi Salad, Yogurt, Doogh (Yogurt Drink).

 

 

 

Meals Notes:

  • Snack: During climbing, you are served 3 - 4 types of Snack menu.
  • Breakfast: It is buffet including 4- 5 types of breakfast menu.
  • Lunch: One dish lunch with dessert at the base camp and picnic lunch during trek. They are chosen from lunch-dinner menu, regarding elevation and your activities as a daily fixed food by chef.
  • Dinner: Complete meal; soup in advanced camp, two/three dishes, salad and dessert. They are chosen from lunch-dinner menu, regarding elevation and your activities as a daily fixed food by chef.
  • You can have Tea, Nescafe and biscuit, unlimited and free of charge, all-day in base camp and advanced camp.
  • When you arrive to Base camp or advance camp, you are served by welcome herbal drinks.
  • We provide and use spring water for drinking and cooking in advance camp, that it is taken from mountain springs.
  • Any cold drinks as bottle water, Coke, beer, juice & … should be bought from base camp or advance camp shop separately.

 

 

Accommodations

 

Location

Hotel/Accommodation

Nights

Tehran

Marlik

3

Mt. Damavand

Mt. Damavand Base Camp

1

Mt. Damavand

Mt. Damavand Advanced Camp

3





Terms and Conditions

Cancellation policy:

  • Any cancellation 90 days prior to arrival date: NO charge (except in case of issuing the flight tickets to guarantee the seats or rooms in hotels)
  • Any cancellation between 89 to 30 days prior to arrival date: 15% charge
  • Any cancellation between 29 to 20 days prior to arrival date: 30% charge
  • Any cancellation between 19 to 10 days prior to arrival date: 50% charge
  • Any cancellation less than 10 days: 100% charge