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1-week freeride skiing in the Alborz mountains near Tehran, Iran

Hamed and his team of qualified guides take you for a week of freeride skiing in Iran, exploring different ski resorts in the Alborz mountains.

Mountain RangeAlborz
Duration7 days
Offer periodJan, Feb, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelAdvanced
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Discover Iran with a local guide

  • Enjoy amazing ski runs in a less-traveled destination: the Alborz Mountains.

  • Familiarize yourself with Iranian culture

Description

Calling all skiers to Iran! Join a local guide on this 1-week freeride skiing adventure in the Alborz Mountain Range.

The Alborz mountains are located near Iran’s capital city of Tehran, and you will have a chance to sight-see by ski and foot all over the region. And a flight from Europe to Tehran takes between 5 to 6 hours.

We will begin this trip in Tehran and then make our way all over the mountains close by in the week that follows. Whether it be skiing in Dizin —the largest ski resort in Iran—, sightseeing in the Alborz, or taking a tele-cabin to the Tehranian slopes, our local guides can assure you, you will be having the adventure of a lifetime.

Request to book this trip if you want to enjoy some of the best skiing areas in Iran! 

Meeting point

Airport at the south of Tehran

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Itinerary

Day 1: Airport Pick Up-Dizin

Pick up from the airport at the south of Tehran and drive directly from the airport to Dizin village (Velayatroud village) at the bottom of Dizin ski slope. This drive will take around 3 hours of drive. Depending on your arrival time and weather condition, you could go for skiing in the slope for the rest of the day or take a rest. Overnight at hotel in Dizin.

Day 2 to 3: Freeriding in Dizin

Skiing and freeriding in Dizin and the area around it. Overnight at hotel in Dizin.

Day 4: Dizin-arbandsar and Shemshak ski area

If the weather is stable and snow condition is good, you could go from Dizin to Darbandsar through the mountain, while a driver could bring your luggage by car to Darbandsar and Shemshak ski area. Overnight in the hotel (or local house) in Shemshak / Darbandsar

Day 5: Shemshak or Darbandsar-Tehran

Ski touring in Shemshak and the area around to the Abak peak (3450m). Drive at the afternoon to Tehran. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 6: Tochal ski slope

Taking Tele-Cabin in very northern part of Tehran city to go to Tochal ski slope. This slope is much smaller than the other ones, but it gives you a chance to go to around 3700m by TeleCabin and experience another slope in the area near Tehran. It’s possible to skin up to Tochal peak and ski down to Ahar valley. You could spend the evening in Tehran for sightseeing. Overnight in a hotel in Tehran ( or Tochal hotel on 3700m high depending on condition)

Day 7: Last Day

The start point of skiing is the same as last day but the distention is Sharestank in Chaloos road. More than 1300m vertically , 9Km skiing down is the end of tour. Overnight in the hotel in Tehran


About the guide

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We are a team of Mountain Leaders who are passionate about sharing the mountains and warm, friendly culture of Iran with visitors from around the world. We love being outdoors and lead ski, trekking, rock climbing, ice climbing, mountain biking, cycling, canyoning and caving tours all around Iran.

We run tours in all four seasons and work every day to put Iran on the map as a top outdoor adventure destination. Come and see what you have been missing here in Iran!

My name is Hamed, and along with Hussein, I co-created Iran Plateau - a Tehran based guiding agency who leads outdoor activities and adventures throughout the country. I also serve as the president of the National Mountain Leaders Association here in Iran.

We love what we do and look forward to having you join us.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 2947 each

Group of 2

EUR 1887 each

Group of 3

EUR 1443 each

Group of 4

EUR 1288 each

Group of 5

EUR 1464 each

Group of 6

EUR 1284 each

Group of 7

EUR 1244 each

Group of 8

EUR 1135 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Lifts tickets

• Transport during the trip

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

• Price does not include: visa support (optional), visa fee, personal ski equipment, meals and drinks during the day in the slopes, insurance.


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