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Climbing Damavand North East Face And Alamkouh

Mount Damavand, Iran’s highest peak (5609 meters) and Alamkuh (4850) is the second peak of Iran.

Mount Damavand, Iran’s highest peak (5609 meters) is located northeast of Tehran; It is also the highest volcanic mountain in Asia. Mount Damavand was registered nationally as the first Natural Monument in 2008. This unique volcanic mountain has a special place in the literature and mythology of Iran.

Difficulty level:

Strenuous

Duration Days:

9 Days

Duration Nights:

8 Days

Age Range:

18-75

Transportation Type:

Bus, MiniBus

Trip Type:

Mountain Climbing

Group Size:

15

Operated languages:

English

Price:

-

per person

9 Days

Tehran
to Tehran

From

1370

EURO

  • 18/07/2022
Tour ID:
Iran Eco Adventure 002

Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Transfer To Vandarbon. 

    Transfer from Tehran to Vandarbon Mountain Shelter. Leisure time.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Vandarbon Shelter

  • Hesarchal

    Day 2: Transfer To Tang-e Gelu & Trek Up To Hesarchal Camp Place 

    After a transfer to Tang-e Gelu hiking up to Hesarchal camp(3800 m), will take about 4 hours. The route goes along some nomads then passing along a small river originating from the melting snow, the sheep and goats grazing in the fields. Snow can be found here even in August. The rest of the day will be used for acclimatization. The camp is surrounded by mountains of 4000 meters high. Also, several natural springs can be found in this area.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Tent Camp

  • Lashgarak

    Day 3: Ascending To Lashgarak Summit

    Ascending to Lashgarak Summit (4320 m) for acclimatization and return to the camp. The peak of Lashgarak is located south of the camp. We pass a glacier and a beautiful small lake while ascending and we see everlasting snow of glacier near the top.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Tent Camp

  • Day 4: Alamkouh Summit
    Ascending to the summit of Alamkouh 4850 m which is situated North of the camp, takes 5-6 hours, Passing another glacier, a small path leads up to the summit.
    Above 4300 m we will not find vegetation anymore, this area is full of rocks and some snow. From the top, the Caspian Sea can be seen. After pushing the summit trekking down to camp.

     

  • Shahr Resort Hotel

    Day 5: Drive To Izadshahr

    Having breakfast, transferring from Vandarbon to Izadshar, visiting DiDi Cultural Center and art museum, transfer to the beach hotel, check-in, afternoon Free time for using the pool and swimming at Caspian sea to get relaxed.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Shahr Resort Hotel

  • Start Point

    Day 6: Ascending Up To Advanced Camp (4350 m)

    Early morning wake-up, having breakfast, drive to Nandal village, transfer to the start point of the climbing route by pickups, transporting backpacks by mules, trekking up to Damavand Advanced Camp (4,350m); Welcome drink & snacks on arrival, relaxation, acclimatization, dinner.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Damavand Advanced Camp (NE)

  • Acclimatization Day

    Day 7: 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.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Damavand Advanced Camp (NE)

  • Damavand Peak

    Day 8: Summit Day

    Early morning wake up, climbing (slowly & as a team). Reaching the summit, a shortstop for visiting Damavand caldera and the 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.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Accommodation: Damavand Advanced Camp (NE)

  • Tehran

    Day 9: Descending, Drive Back To Tehran

    Trekking back to the start point of the track after breakfast, the backpacks will be transported by mules. Transfer to Nandal Village by a pickup. Drive back to Tehran and flight back home.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

     

     

Included:

*Daily meals & snacks
*Table & chair in camp, local house, or shelter
*Dining tent, Kitchen Tent & Toilet tent in private camps
*English speaking mountain guide for 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 an 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 the itinerary
*Damavand Entrance fee
*VAT and all other taxes

Excluded:

*Insurance
*Visa process
*Tips
*Extra accommodations in hotels or camps more than mentioned in the itinerary
*International flights and airport taxes
*Personal expenses or beverages
*Personal climbing or ski gears such as sleeping bag, etc
*Any individual transfer out of the itinerary
*Extra expenses that aren’t mentioned in the itinerary
*Changing accommodation in case of client’s request

Recommended Tips:

The prices are calculated based on mentioned accommodations. After your confirmation, we start to check availability and inform you of the probable change. In case of any change in the final booking, the price could be changed.
Any extra day in base camp, middle camp, or advance camp, for acclimatization, bad weather, etc. costs 80 Euro per day/person. It includes accommodation (Base Camp/Advanced Camp), all 3 meals, and snacks.

Cancelation policy:

• After your final confirmation, we send you the invoice. You will pay 50% of the total amount 90 days before arrival.
• Any cancellation before 90 days to arrival, has NO charge.
• Any cancellation between 89 days to 30 days before arrival date: 15% charge.
• You will pay the rest of 50% of the amount and settle the invoice 30 days before arrival.
• Any cancellation between 29 days to 15 days before arrival date: 50% charge.
• Any cancellation less than 14 days: 100% charge.

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