Iran Trekking Tours

Step into the Wild Unknowns

Iran trekking tours widen your perspective. They break the narratives portrayed in the media from Iran. Those that make people think Iran is only a deserted country. From the greenery of mountains to the many mineral hot springs on the hiking trails, you’d get to explore the variety of sceneries that Iran has to offer in different Iran tour packages.
However, trekking mountains are not just about the trails and their natural beauty. It’s also about the local life and the stories you’ll get to explore. You meet the nomads that travel by season. They will show the excitement of being lifetime mountaineers so in tune with nature all the time. Or you’ll get to meet hikers from different regions in these Iran. They can tell you more about the unseen trekking routes on your way to explore some of the Middle East’s highest summits in Iran!

Iran Trekking Tours

Four Amazing Facts

Diverse Activities

Iran is a country of different climates; it’s got mountains, jungles, deserts, and different plains. This diversity of scenery and experience has made Iran hiking tours a perfect mixture. Most importantly, Iran is home to the tallest volcanic summit in Asia and the tallest summit in the Middle East: Damavand!

 

Accessible Peaks

Mountaineering in Iran is alpine style, which means ascending the mountain summits in Iran is easy, especially if you’re in a fit and healthy state. Iran trekking tours require simple gear, and most summits are easily accessible due to their short distance to the cities. Ascending the summits usually, does not take much time, and reaching the highest peak only takes about four days.

 

Affordable Trekking

Iran trekking tours are much more affordable than similar ones in other countries. The majestic mountains of this country are a sight to behold. And with Damavand being the tallest mountain in Asia, Damavand ascent gets you lots of bragging points! Which is worth every penny you spend.

 

Cultural Trip

Trekking in Iran is not just about climbing and reaching the summit. You will also get familiar with Iran’s culture and folklore. Meeting and interacting with the nomads that live in the mountains in Iran transforms mountaineering in Iran into a unique experience. One that’s closely related to eco-tourism and helping the natives.

 
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Iran Hiking & Trekking Tour Packages

From € 450    €350

3 Day Trekking Damavand South Route Tour

From € 550   € 490

4 Day Trekking Damavand West Route Tour

From € 495    € 390

4 Day Trekking Damavand South Route Tour

From € 550   € 490

4 Day Trekking Damavand North-East Route Tour

From € 585  € 490

5 Day Trekking Damavand South Route & Tehran Tour

From € 630  € 540

5 Day Trekking Damavand North Route Tour

From € 570  € 450

5 Day Trekking Damavand South Route Tour

From € 670  € 595

6 Day Trekking Damavand South Route & Tochal Tour

From € 570

4 Day Sabalan Trekking Tour

From € 530

4 Day Alamkuh Trekking Tour

Best Time for Hiking & Trekking in Iran

Take into consideration the fact that Iran climbing tours could take place in a variety of different regions. So, it’s always the “right time”! You can do it all year round. For instance, the south of Iran has a pleasant climate for hiking in winter. There are more accessible hiking trails and summits, such as the Homag Summit in the North of Bandar Abas. Moreover, the best time for climbing most of the mountains in Iran like Damavand and Alam-Kuh is from early June to late August. This date varies depending on the climate each year. There have even been years where we were able to ascend the Damavand peak in October.

Winter ascends to Iran peaks are also possible. These ascend are suitable for professional and seasoned climbers as they need a high level of expertise as well as professional and adequate gears.

 

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Unique Aspects of Our Iran Hiking Tours

Security First

In all of our Iran trekking tours, security is our number one rule. Tour priority in all of these activities is keeping people safe. Each member of our team is provided with full gear and equipment.

 

Perfect Tour Guides

Mountaineer’s ratio to tour operators is low, making it a more secure tour option for you. For every four mountaineers, there’s one tour guide. It makes your experience wholesome and something to remember for life.

 

Flexibility

We never rush anyone. You can climb the mountain at your own pace. Whether you’re a professional or a beginner, you will have a joyful experience on our Iran trekking tours. Each day’s schedule is set based on the climate and your hiking abilities.

 

Acclimatization Program

Whether you’re a seasoned mountaineer or a beginner who has just started climbing, we will design our schedule based on your abilities. Moreover, we don’t want anybody to get altitude sickness, so an acclimatization program is always included.

 

Iran is a country with diverse scenery; the two mountain ranges, Alborz and Zagros, are two essential mountain chains of Iran. They act as a container, holding all the beauty of central Iran. Moreover, the Dasht-e Kavir and the Dasht-e Lut are two significant plains in Iran. They are amongst the world’s largest deserts and UNESCO world heritage sites.
Furthermore, Iran has great diversity in terms of mountain altitudes. At 5,610 meters, Damavand is the highest peak in Iran, and there are about 150 summits with more than 4000 meters in height.

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Mount Damavand

Of all the trekking destinations in Iran, Mount Damavand is arguably the most special one! At 5,610 meters, mount Damavand is the highest peak in Iran and the middle east! It has appeared in numerous Iranian folklore and on an Iranian banknote.

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Mount Alam-Kuh

At 4,848 meters, Alam-Kuh is the second-highest mountain in Iran. The north face of Alam-Kuh is famous for rock climbing. If you trek up to its 4300 meters, you’ll face a substantial 800-meter wall that you have to conquer to ascend Alam-Kuh’s peak.

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Mount Sabalan

At 4,811 meters, Sabalan is the third highest mountain in Iran. It’s an inactive stratovolcano. But wait, there’s more! There’s a permanent lake right on the summit of this mountain! Bet you didn’t see this one coming.

Mount Tochal

With 3,964 meters’ elevation, Mount Tochal is unique in its own way. Meaning it’s not just a mountain that mountaineers climb but also a ski resort! Mount Tochal has breathtaking views of Tehran. Moreover, it’s perfect for acclimatization.

Professional Trekking Tour Guides

In IranAmaze travel agency We first started our own journey as tour guides, as well. Therefore, we know how much your guide’s personality can influence the quality of your experience. We also understand what essential attributes make the best guides who can create the most memorable experiences for travelers. Also, we’ve learned based on our experiences what expectations tourists usually have from their guides. All in all, we have chosen guides who share these three key qualities besides their own unique characteristics.

 

Trustworthy and Reliable

Our guides are reliable. Of course, ascending to the peak is the goal, but most people agree that no peak is worth a human’s life. Therefore, security is the number one priority in our Iran trekking tours. All of our guides are experienced climbers specially trained to ensure the safety of our travelers.

 

Certified Guides

All of our tour guides are certified guides of the mountaineering and sport climbing federation of Iran. They all have experience in ascending 7,000-meter peaks and know the best trekking trails in Iran like the back of their hands!

 

Flexible Schedules

Our tour guides are flexible. Therefore, they won’t push you to do anything you are hesitant to do. Moreover, they give you various options, and you can choose what you’re going to do based on your physical abilities and what you feel like doing each day.

How Are We Responsible in Our Iran Festival Tours?

We believe we should prevent our negative impacts on our trips and maximize the positive ones. Therefore, we have a set of responsible travel policies for our company and specific tips for each tour. Being responsible starts before the trip; we provide necessary information such as Iran etiquette and dress code for our travelers before they come to Iran. On our tours, we support local businesses and individuals by working with them.

Also, we facilitate the cultural interactions for our travelers. This will not only provide more in-depth experiences for them but also make sure these interactions are culturally appropriate. Furthermore, our environmental considerations help our tours to be more sustainable. For more information, check out the Iran responsible travel page and responsible travel section in tour packages.

Travelers Say About Our Cultural Tours

This one depends on your physical abilities and your level of expertise. If you don’t have experience in climbing 3000-meter mountains, then it’s better to choose mountains like Tochal, Kolun Bastan, and Sabalan. However, if you’re experienced in this matter and you’re in good shape, we would recommend damavand tour and Alam-Kuh. We’ve designed our tour packages based on our guides’ experiences. Also, they include acclimatization programs that will get you ready for ascending the peaks. If you need further information regarding our Iran trekking tours, please, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Yes, Iran’s mountains are not hard to ascend, and Damavand tour is no exception. Damavand and Alam-Kuh are the tallest mountains in Iran. And yet, they’re not hard to climb at all! Especially if you’re in good shape and properly acclimatized. Most mountaineers can climb these two, and if you can climb these, the others will be no trouble. However, it helps if you have experience in climbing 3 or 4 thousand meters’ mountains, but it’s not a necessity.

In climbing seasons, which is from June to August, there’s no need for professional gear. The basics will do: Trekking shoes, Backpack, Trekking pants and jacket, gloves and woolen hat, sunglasses, sleeping bag, headlamp, etc. However, in winter, you will need other gear based on the amount of snow and weather. Please visit our tour pages if you need more information regarding the equipment.

 

 

Some trekking routes are more accessible, and people can carry their gear. Some of the routes, like Damavand tour and Alam-Kuh, need assistance from porters. Therefore, they will help mountaineers take their equipment up the mountain.

If you don’t have a good schedule, then you might end up getting altitude sickness (AMS). However, we won’t let that happen! We’ve designed our tour packages for various weather conditions, and you can choose them based on your readiness and your experience. In case you have any doubts about our Iran trekking tours, do not hesitate to contact our mountain experts.

The food schedule is one of the most critical factors in successful trekking tours. During these hikes, you will have fresh and good-quality food. These meals are either prepared by your guide or a fantastic cook. You will also have many snacks that will help you preserve energy.

Yes! Iran is famous for its hospitable people and its rich culture. It also has a beautiful nature, which has made all these different Iran trekking tours possible. Therefore, you can experience Iran cultural tours along with your trekking tours. Just tell us what you need in your booking request form. You can also make your custom tour on our tailor made iran tour package page!

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