At an altitude of 5,609.2 m (18,403 ft), Mount Damavand is the highest peak in Iran. This breathtaking stratovolcano is set in the Alborz Range and is just 66 kilometers (41 miles) away from Tehran. There are 16 routes of varying levels to the top of this mythical mountain. Choose one of the certified guides at Explore-Share.com to take you up the best route for you and experience the wonders of the awe-inspiring Mount Damavand!
Mount Damavand, the highest mountain in the Middle East and the highest volcano in Asia, is an Iranian emblem. This stunning peak boasts a wide variety of hiking opportunities, depending on your level and preference. Whichever way you decide to take to get to the summit, you will be able to enjoy its red poppies and fumaroles, a white-capped peak and deep green meadows. Hiking up this mountain takes several days, so you will also enjoy starry nights at campsites or mountain huts on the way. Furthermore, you can recover from your hike at one of the thermal springs at the base of the mountain when you’re done. Don’t miss the chance to discover this breathtaking peak in Iran on an unforgettable trip with one of the certified guides at Explore-Share.com!
Long cold winters, short springs and autumns and fresh summers characterize the Mount Damavand climate.
Located around a 2-hour drive away from Tehran, you can either take a shuttle or taxi from Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran or arrange for transport with your guide.
Official climbing season is June to September, experienced climbers can also try an off season climb in May or October.
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