Tour Code: DT123
Private & Group Tour
Best time for summer Climbing: from June to September
Arrival in Tehran International Airport, welcome reception by our representative and transfer to your hotel.
Our driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Tehran, then transfer by a private vehicle to Camp1 located in Polour. To avoid hassles of traffic, we recommend to begin the journey either on Saturday or Sunday. Arrive at Polour Resort which is located in Polour Village on Haraz Road in Mazandaran Province. In the afternoon, free time at own leisure, overnight at Polour Hut. (2,270m).
Polour Resort is the best resting place for acclimatization in the area. There is a hostel which looks like a comfortable hotel located. There are few private rooms and public dorms with 2 stage beds (bunk beds), toilet, hot water, shower, kitchen and cooking gears.
After breakfast, we will start trekking to Camp 2. This site located at altitude 3,040m and is the summer starting point for trekking to Damavand Summit. In this area there is a small mountain shelter or refuge, a Masjid called Saheb Al Zaman. Overnight in tent.
After breakfast, we will begin our climbing journey by Trekking To Camp 3 (Bargah-e- Sevom). It may take approximately 4 to 5 hours slow and steady walk to reach to the third campsite. This trek should be commenced early morning so that you have enough time to reach the third campsite using your best time, and if desired ascend to 4,250m. Overnight at Camp 3 New Hut.
This is your day to prepare the most exciting part of the journey and that is attempting to reach the Damavand. We attempt to ascend to bout 4,800m. Here you will need to slowly and steadily attempt the route. Overnight at Campsite 3 New Hut.
At 4:30am, wake up call to have breakfast, and then ascend to Mt Damavand Peak and thereafter return. It is to be noted that South route has a mild climbing slope and although less difficult from a technical point of view, however, you must be fit enough to try it. Overnight at Campsite 3 New Hut.
In the morning, we return to camp 2 then proceed to camp 1 in Polour, then drive to Tehran, upon Arrival transfer to hotel.
Free time at own leisure.
After breakfast transfer to Tehran international airport for your onward flight. The tour ends here.
Visa assistance (landing permission only)
Accommodation in Tehran budget class hotel, camp and tent in Damavand
Professional Mountaineer Guide throughout the mountain climbing
All transfers + private vehicle and driver
Beverage + meals as per itinerary
Limited travel insurance