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Damavand Ski touring (6 days)

Mount Damavand ski touring will offer you special experience of skiing in the highest ski resort in middle east. In this trip you have a chance to do skiing from 5600m to 2500m(3100m high in one day!!!) in safe slopes. Damavand ski tour

Mount Damavand ski touring summarized program

Day1: Tehran – Rineh (2300m)

Day2: Rineh -Bargah3(Acclimatization)(4260m)

Day3: Rineh-Bargah3 (4260m)

Day4: Acclimatization

Day 5: summit (5671 m) – Bargah3

Day 6 :Bargah3-Reyneh-Tehran

Mount Damavand ski touring Detailed itinerary 

Day1: Tehran – Reyneh (2300m)

Half of the Day sightseeing in Tehran , in the Afternoon transfer by car to Reyneh village .

  • Transfer: about 3h
  • Accommodation: Local house
Day2: Reyneh -Bargah3(Acclimatization)(4260m)

We transfer by car toward first camp (gosfandsara) , this camp located on3000 meters , we drive upto about 2700 meters (depend on the snow condition) then ascending by ski on snow  fields up to camp2(bargah3) Hut(a big building with beds , kitchen and toilet) then we ski down and return to Reyneh

  • Transfer: about 1.5h
  • Ski climb, descend  and time (+1550m / -1550 / around 6h)
  • Accommodation: Local house
Day3: Reyneh-Bargah3 (4260m)

In this day we ski up to Bargah3 and sleep in Hut.

  • Transfer: about 45min
  • Ski climb, descend  and time (+1550m / -0 / around 4h)
  • Accommodation: Hut
Day4: Acclimatization

In this day we do last acclimatization for ascending Damavand , in case we can also ascend the summit in this day.

  • Ski climb, descend  and time (+540m / -540m  / around 5h)
  • Accommodation: Hut
Day 5: summit (5671 m) – Bargah3

We start our ascending on snow slopes toward summit , early in the morning , we can do ski touring upto  about 5600m eters then we walk to summit and then we ski down to Bargah3

  • Ski climb, descend  and time (+1400m / -1400m  / around 10h)
  • Accommodation: Hut
Day 6 :Bargah3-Reyneh-Tehran

we ski toward camp1 and then transfer by car to Reyneh and Tehran

  • Ski climb, descend  and time (0 / -1550m  / around 2h)
  • Transfer : 4h

Mount Damavand ski touring services included


Group Size 2 3-5 6-9 10-12 13-15
Price per person 700 € 620 € 520 € 480 € 420 €

The price includes


  • 4×4 vehicles in the mountains and private minibus for other road transfers of Damavand ski touring tour.


  • In town: 3-star hotel, local standards, double room basis.
  • In the mountains of Damavand: in a simple hostel or at the inhabitant, in summary refuge or tent three places for two people, mattress provided.


  • In the city meals taken in the restaurant.
  • In the mountains: hearty and varied meals prepared by the local team. The cook brings a special care to meals and will amaze you with the quality of its dishes.
  • In the morning: very substantial breakfast.
  • In the evening: hot meal.
  • Drinks: as a precaution, in Iran, it is better to treat the water. Tea and infusions are served during the day.

Baggage transport
Damavand : the porters carry individual (10kg per person) and group equipment up to Hut and back.

Other climbs: only your business of the day.
Possibility to leave some of your belongings at the hotel in Tehran and recover them at the end of the stay.

  • Full board for the whole trip
  • Supervision by a high-altitude mountain guide.
  • Supervision by an Iranian-speaking or English-speaking -guide.
  • The assistance of the local team (drivers, cook).
  • Camping equipment (sleeping tents, foam mattresses) and cooking.
  • Entrances to the monuments and museums planned for the program and Permit fees for Damavand

The price does not include

Airport taxes from Europe.
The flight to and Tehran Cancellation insurance / interruption of stay / loss of luggage and assistance
Visa fees
All that is not indicated under the heading “The price includes”.

Mount Damavand ski touring required equipment

  • All skiing Equipment(no possibility for renting ski mountaineering equipment in Iran)
  • Warm hat
  • Light and heavy gloves
  • Light and heavy socks
  • Base and mid layer
  • Neck gaiter
  • Waterproof and breathable ski clothes (pant and jacket)
  • Helmet
  • Crampon(for boots and skies and ice axe
  • Ski rucksack
  • Transceiver , shovel and probe
  • Skis , skins , bindings
  • Ski boots
  • Goggles(protective eyewear)
  • Ski poles
  • Sleeping bag with comfort level of at least -10
  • Backpack(40-50 litre)
  • Trekking boots
  • Mattress
Price : 500$

1PAX : 650$

2 PAX : 520$

3-5 PAX : 400$

6-8 PAX : 370$

9-10 PAX : 340$

11 and more : 310$

Duration : 6 days

Valid from  : March to May

Age requirement  : +18

Physical rating : 5

Join in : Tehran

End in : Tehran

Max Altitude : 5610m


Rineh village : 3 nights in Local house

Damavand Camp2 : 2 nights in Tent

Meals :

5 Breakfasts

6 lunches

5 dinners

Transportation : 

Private car all the road trip

4WD car in the mountainous roads

If you want something else :

Customize your own package

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