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Alamut to Hesarchal & Damavand

Alamut to Hesarchal & Damavand

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Alamut to Hesarchal & Damavand is an exceptional climbing tour in Iran to test your endurance and climbing skills. On this trip, you will cross the old valley, Alamut, and then you will visit Hessarchal. The first mountain to climb is AlamKouh, the second highest peak in Iran. By ascending Alamkouh, you will be ready to climb Mt. Damavand, the first and highest peak in Iran with 5610m height.

The slopes of the soaring peaks of the Alborz, have inspiring and amazing scenery, particularly during spring, you will be amazed by some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in the world, just like the beautiful nature of Switzerland, Patagonia, and the central regions of Australia. Seeing these extraordinary valleys becomes even more tempting when we know that the natural beauty of this area has a mysterious and ancient historical background. Some of Iran's most mysterious tourist attractions are located in the beautiful valleys of Alamut, and the remains of nearly fifty castles lie on the slopes of the Alborz.

Alamkuh offers features that make it completely unique and an exceptional region not only in the country but in the whole region. The presence of Iran's largest glacier in Alamchal, as well as the existence of the tallest 90-degree (granite) wall about 700 meters, which is unique in the Middle East, has made this region a paradise for enthusiastic mountaineers and climbers. Hesarchal plain is one of the most beautiful and pristine mountainous plains of Iran, which is surrounded by the eastern peak of Alamkuh. The height of Sarchal shelter is 3750 meters, Alamchal is 4200 meters and Hesarchal plain is 3750 meters. Takht-e-Soliman peak with a height of 4770 meters is another attraction of climbing this area.

Crossing Alamut to Hesarchal & Damavand would be an exceptional experience for every adventurer. Reaching this glorious snow-capped peak, you feel like you are standing on top of Iran. No professional climber would like to miss climbing tours to Damavand in Iran.



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  • Arrival

    Arrival at the airport and transfer to hotel, rest and leisure time.

    ACC: Hotel in Tehran
  • Grocery shopping

    Have breakfast, walking in Tajrish bazaar and buying culinary class essentials to take apart in cooking class, have lunch. walk around Darband region and have dinner in one of its traditional restaurants.

    ACC: Hotel in Tehran
  • Tehran city tour

    Have breakfast, Tehran city tour includes visiting Golestan palace, national garden, having lunch, visiting bazaar of Tehran, Jewelry museum, having dinner.

    ACC: Hotel in Tehran
  • Qazvin city tour

    Have breakfast, continue to Qazvin(153 km, 02:10), Qazvin city tour includes visiting Sepah Avenue, Jameh mosque of Qazvin, Caravanserai of Sa’d al-Saltaneh, have lunch, continue to Ovan lake (83 km, 02:00) and walking around the lake. Continue to Alamut Castle and for a visit.

    ACC: Hotel in Alamut
    DISTANCE: 236 km
    TIME: 04:10
  • Trekking to pass the neck

    Have breakfast and continue to Pich-e bon pass, crossing the Salbar Pass and stop for lunch and continue to Maran village (walking for 6 hours and ascending to 3000-3200 m).

    ACC: Camp
    ASCEND: 3000-3200 m
    TIME: 06:00
  • Camping in 3800m height

    Have breakfast, walking to Darjan village and trekking to Hesarchal lake (3800 m), have lunch and camping in this wonderful nature.

    Walking for 8 hours and ascending to 3800 m.

    ACC: Camp
    ASCEND: 3800 m
    TIME: 08:00 hours of walking
  • Trek down to the foot of Damavand

    Have breakfast, take photo from Alamkouh region, light walking to Tang-e Galou for 2 hours, transfer to Rineh (275 km, 05:15) en route having lunch in one of the best restaurants.

    ACC: Rineh mountaineering federation hut
    DISTANCE: 275 km
    TIME: 05:15
  • Damavand base camp

    Have breakfast, continue to Gosfandsara, and start climbing to Bargah-e sevvom (4-5 hours), all luggage will be carried by mules, acclimation to 4500m and return to camp base.

    ACC: Camp
    ASCEND: 4500 m
    TIME: 4-5 hours
  • Summit day

    Get up on early morning and prepare to ascend Mt. Damavand, after 6 hours you will reach the peak, take photos and have a small party there! Descend to Gosfandsara and continue to Rineh.

    ACC: Rineh mountaineering federation hut
    TIME: 06:00
  • Relaxation on hot spa

    Have breakfast and continue to Shahandasht waterfall (13 km, 00:30), visit Malek Bahman citadel and relax in warm water of Larijan, continue to Tehran and rest in the hotel.

    ACC: Hotel in Tehran
    DISTANCE: 13 km
    TIME: 00:30 of walking
  • Departure

    Transfer to airport and depart with lots of beautiful memories.

    MEALS: B


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Mountain camp base
Mountaineering federation hut
  • Meals: 10x lunch, 5x dinner
  • Mules for carrying luggage in mountain
  • All entrance fees according to the itinerary
  • Guide for all days
  • All transfers
  • Convenient transport vehicle according to pax
  • Visa
  • Tipp for hotel and restaurant services
  • Refreshments (2 bottles of water every day)
  • Group size: 2 – 14 pax


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