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Alamkuh trekking tour (4 days)

Alamkuh trekking tour , After mount Damavand (5671m) Alamkuh that is written also: Alamkooh or Alamkouh is second highest peak of Iran plateau that is named as Alp of Iran.Alamkuh is 4850 meters height. Alamkuh is located in west Alborz mountain range

Ascending the second highest peak of Iran that because of similarity to Alps mountainous area it is named as Alp of Iran .

Alamkuh is written also: Alamkooh or Alamkouh

Read here an article about mount Alam kuh

Mount Alam Kuh trekking tour summarized program

Day1: Tehran – Kelardasht-Vandarbon(2300m)
Day 2: Vandarbon-Hesarchal(3750m)
Day 3 : Ascending Mount Alamkouh-Hesarchal(4850m)
Day 4 : Hesarchal – Vandarbon – Tehran

Mount Alam kuh trekking tour detailed itinerary

Day1: Tehran – Kelardasht-Vandarbon(2300m)

We start Alamkuh trekking tour from Tehran about 9 AM then we drive to west via Karaj highway .from Karaj we drive to Kelardasht via Chaloos road(the most popular and eye-catching road to Caspian sea on north of Iran). After having lunch on a restaurant in Kelardasht we drive to Roudbarak village and from there we drive to Vandarbon village via a dirt road(10km) .we sleep on Vandarbon mountain lodge(equipped with rooms , beds , showers , kitchen and dining room)

  • Transfer: about 4-5 hours.
  • Accommodation:  Mountain lodge
Day 2/: Vandarbon-Hesarchal(3750m)

After having breakfast we transfer by 4WD vehicles via a dirt mountainous road(approx. 10 km) up-to Tang-e Galou at about 3300 meters height(this road is open between June and November) in case this road be closed we have to walk about 4 hours .

from Tang-e Galou we have about 2 hours trekking to Alamkouh base camp where named as Hesarchal at 3750 meters height. We set up our camp near a narrow river on a green area with spectacular landscape of lots of 4000 meters peak surrounded Hesarchal plain .

after having lunch In order to do a better acclimatization we walk up-to 4000 meters and descend to camp and after having dinner we rest on our tent to be ready for summit day.

  • Transfer : 1 hour
  • Trekking:  2 hours
  • Accommodation: tent
Day 3/ Ascending Mount Alamkouh-Hesarchal(4850m)

Since today is summit we start our trekking early in the morning and after having breakfast we start or trekking . Alamkuh trekking from southern road take approximately 5 hours. On top of mount Alamkuh it is possible to see Alamchal glacier on north face of Alamkuh. There are also lots of 4000 meters around the summit as well as Caspian sea on the north with a very nice view specially in clear weather . on the way back from summit we could climb Marjikash summit(4600m) then we descend to our camp and we have lunch and then rest on our tent.

  • Trekking: 7-8 hours
  • Accommodation: tent
Day 4 / Hesarchal – Vandarbon – Tehran

After having breakfast and packing up our stuff we descend to Tang-e Galou where 4WD vehicles are waiting for us then we transfer to Roudbarak village . we have lunch on a nice restaurant in Kelardasht  then we drive to Chalous port in order to visit Caspian sea . after that we drive on Chalous road to Tehran and finish our trip.

  • Transfer: 5-6 hours

Alam kuh trekking tour services included

  • Full board (all meals are included)
  • All transfers & sightseeing trips in private vehicles
  • Alam Kuh permit fee
  • Accommodations  in simple guest houses, tents and Equipped Refuge in Vandarbon
  • Luggage transport by mules
  • English speaking mountain and trekking guide

Alam kuh trekking tour required equipment

  • Base layers
  • Backpack (30 to 40 Liter)
  • Wind stoppers (polar jacket)
  • Warm trekking pants
  • Light down jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Warm hat
  • Waterproof Trekking boots
  • Sleeping bag (comfort level :+5)
  • Warm gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun creams
  • Headlight
  • Sticks , poles
  • Mattress
Price: 280$

Duration : 4 days

Valid from  : June to September

Age requirement  : +16

Physical rating : 5

Join in : Tehran

End in : Tehran

Max Altitude : 4850m


Vandarbon : 1 night in Hut

Alamkuh Camp : 2 nights in Tent

Meals :

3 Breakfasts

4 lunches

3 dinners

Transportation : 

Private car all the road trip

4WD car in the mountainous roads

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