Duration

day: 13
night: 14

Activities

Sightseeing, Mountain climbing(Damavand Summit)

Trip Rating

Moderate


Meals

13 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 3 Dinners

Trip Cost Includes

1-Iran Visa support & all paper works in Tehran.
2- All accommodation as itinerary 3 & 4 * hotels B/B.
3- Tenth and Shelter during mountain days
4- All transfer & Transportation according to itinerary.
5- Carrying luggage during Damavand summit mountain days by mules.
6- Expert cultural and professional Iran mountain guide.
7- Entrance fee for Damavand summit.

Trip Doesn't Include

1-Entrance fee for Iran cultural sites.
2-Meals (Dinner and Lunch) according itinerary.
3-Personal expenses.
4-Tips for guide and driver.
5-Tips in hotels and restaurants

Price In double share bedroom

Tour route

Tehran - Reineh(Damavan summite 5671m.) - Shiraz - Isfahan - Kashan-Tehran

Damavand (Classic cultural tour and Mt.Damavand)

Highlights of this trip

Mt.Damavand(Southface5671m) Tehran,Shiraz,Isfahan,Kashan,Abiyaneh(sightseeing)
Hiking ,Trekking High Mountain,Spa,5days sightseeing
Damavandis highest peak in Iran and also highest volcano peak in Asia. You can do different level of climbing in all seasons. It has 4 main ridges for climbing and also 3 main glacier .The normal ridge is south and many mountaineers comes to climb or ski .
South ridge has 2 shelter, one at ~3000m as base camp and the other one at 4150m. In winter mostly they are not full and you can use them but you should have your tent for emergency time.

Isfahan: Florence of Orient, Persia's masterpiece, the Intrigue of Iran and the half rhymed famous adage "Esfahan Nesf-e Jahan" (Esfahan is half the world) all are to describe the splendor of a city shining along its life-giving river at the heart of Iran. For more: www.irpedia.com/iran/best/42/
Shiraz: The illustrious 1000-year-old city of Shiraz is a cultural centre and home to the famous mystic poets Saadi and Hafez. Shiraz offers you exquisite mosques, sacred shrines, tombs, lush rose gardens and, a short drive away, Takht-e Jamshid (which the Greeks called 'Persepolis') - the world famous archaeological site founded by Darius I and Xerxes in the 5th and 6th Centuries B.C. and razed by Alexander the Great over two hundred years later .
Trip Highlights

Mt. Damavand(5671m)
Shiraz, Isfahan,Kashan,Abiyaneh

  • 1st Day:

    Tehran /Iran capital city (Arrival)
    After welcoming you at the Tehran Imam Khomaini  Airport, Our guide will transfer you to the hotel in the city center. The rest of the day is free in Tehran. Bed & Breakfast .

  • 2nd Day:

    Raineh , Damavand Base camp(south face)
    Drive via Haraz Road (North of Iran) and drive up to Reineh(South face of Damavand) during the way you will have pictures view of Damavand for taking good photos ,overnight  Mountaineering federation guesthouse (or Gousfandsara on tent) Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner.

  • 3rd Day:

    Damavand Base camp(south face) Goosfandsara - Bargah refuge
    We wake up early in the  morning ,after having breakfast start climbing(with lunch box) .If we were lucky with a good  weather , it will takes 4 hours to reach the second shelter in 4150m       Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner.
    (~4150m).Overnight Refuge. F/B

  • 4th Day:

    Damavand summit day (south face)
    We wake up at 5am and have breakfast and wear and take attack backpack and go up. If the group will be ok in 6 hours we will be in summit. From top you can see all around mountains. We have time so we take picture and go down. In 3 hours we return to shelter. We have meal and then go to sleep after hard day.Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner.

  • 5th Day:

    Damavand summit day (south face)Reserve day For bad weather condition and stay in refuge. Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner.

  • 6th Day:

    Damavand Base camp (south face)
    Today we are not in hurry we eat breakfast and pack our staff and go down. In 2 hours we reach first shelter(Mosque) and rest for few minutes and continue our way to main road .The driver is already there and we return to local guest house .We have lunch and rest and then we go to Mineral hot spring for a hot bath (spa).You will be relaxed in hot springs and then we will drive to Tehran and stay over night in hotel. Breakfast & Lunch.

  • 7th Day:

    After a good breakfast in hotel, transfer with an expert foreign language speaking guide for a full day sightseeing of the city (Tehran), Traditional Bazaar, Archaeological museum, Glassware & Ceramic museum, Niavaran  palace. Overnight Hotel Bed & Breakfast.

  • 8th Day:

    Early In the morning flight to Shiraz and directly an excursion to Persepolis and Naqsh-e-Rostam (the name given to the great cliff face that bears the four rock-cut tombs of Achaemenians dynasty B.C 500 successors and Sassanian rock-relief ). Overnight Hotel Bed & Breakfast.

  • 9th Day:

    Today we will  visit Eram a 19th century building there and Ghoran Gate of Shiraz, then we will drive to drive to Isfehan check in hotel in the evening sightseeing 3 famous bridges on the Zayandehroud river,Overnight .Hotel Bed & Breakfast 3*.

  • 10th Day:

    Full day the group have sightseeing Isfahan,Chelsotoun which lies in the center of a large garden and has several halls and rooms which are decorated with marble and impressive gilds (40 columns)Palace, Meidane  Naghsh-e-Jahan(Imagine of the world square ,UNESCO's World Heritage Site)),Jamee mosque & shah mosque, Bazaar. In the evening walk along side of Zayandehroud riverside. Overnight Hotel. Bed & Breakfast.

  • 11th Day:

    Full day city tour of Isfehan to visit Armenian Quarter and its cathedral Vank (one of the most striking churches of the world for its gilded ceiling ad paintings.., tombs of famous American Iridologist professor Arthur Upham Pope and his wife in the bank of river. Overnight Hotel Isfehan. Bed & Breakfast.

  • 12th Day:

    Today we will drive to Kashan and on route visit Abyaneh (a living historic village demonstrating dessert architect and old living style and clothing fashion.) Then visit Burojerdi House and Fin Complex including Historic Bath House in Kashan. Overnight Kashan.

  • 13th Day:

    Drive to Tehran via Qom , Check in Hotel in Tehran, in the afternoon group are free,at night the groupwill go to a traditional restaurant ,Hotel and Bed.

  • 14th Day:

    The group will be transferred to the international airport for flight back home.