Skiing on Zardkouh & Damavand

Skiing on Zardkouh & Damavand

13 Days

Availability : December 31, 2020

Min Age : 16+

Max People : 12

Zardkuh (4220m) is second highest summit of Zagros mountain range lying in north-south direction. The highest summit of Zagros is Dena (4409m). Dena mountain is in the boundary of 3 provinces: Isfahan, Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari and Kohgiluye-Boyer-Ahmad.

At this you will ski on tow beautiful mountains Zardkouh(4221m) in “Chaharmaha-Bakhtiari” province and Damavand(5610m) in “Tehran”.

Visiting one of the most cultural and historic cities (which is known as half of the world) called Isfahan that is cultural extension of the trip. You will also visit Kashan & Tehran.

Starting point: Isfahan                  Ending point: Tehran

Day 1: After arrival to Isfahan airport a transfer will pick you up to hotel. Depending on your time a half-day city tour in Isfahan has been planned for you. Overnight stay at hotel in Isfahan. BLD included.

 

Day 2: Have a breakfast in hotel and after that drive to Chelgerd (2390m). Chelgerd is a city in Kuhrang county of Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province. It will take 5 hours to get Chelgerd. In Chelgerd a local house has been prepared for your nights’ stay. Lunch and dinner meals are also included for today.

 

Day 3: Eat your breakfast at local house and prepare your skiing set and get ready to be transferred to start point of the Zardkouh (4220m) first skiing rout (3500m ~ 2500m). Now it’s time for skiing tour. Overnight at local house in Chelgerd. Lunch and dinner meals are also included for today.

 

Day 4: After a breakfast at local house and preparing ski sets you will be transferred to the beginning of the second skiing rout 3500m ~ 2500m. Start skiing tour to Chelgerd. Overnight at local house in Chelgerd. Lunch and dinner meals are also included for today.

 

Day 5: Drive back to Isfahan to hotel & have a Half-day city tour. Overnight in hotel. Lunch and dinner meals are also included for today.  All meals are included.

 

Day 6: Drive to Kashan and do hotel check in. City tour of Kashan and visiting one or two historic places in this city is recommended for you. Overnight at hotel in Kashan. Lunch and dinner meals are also included for today.

 

Day 7: Drive to Tehran and transfer to Polour (2350m). Overnight you will stay at the lodge of Mountaineering Federation. All meals are included.

 

Day 8: Eat your breakfast and transfer by 4×4 from Polour to Gosfandsara then start skiing uphill to Bargah-Sevom Shelter. Overnight in Bargah-Sevom Shelter. Lunch and dinner meals are also included for today.

 

Day 9: Reserve day is today for acclimatization stay in Bargahe-Sevom. O/N in Bargah-Sevom shelter. BLD included.

 

Day 10: Get ready for Summiting after an energetic breakfast. Go ahead and climb the highest summit of middle east (Damavand). A lunch box has been provided for you. Descend back to Bargah-Sevom shelter. Overnight in Shelter eat your dinner.

 

Day 11: After breakfast, start skiing down towards Polour. Drive to Tehran and overnight at hotel. Lunch and dinner meals are included for today.

 

Day 12: Tehran city tour. overnight at hotel. BLD included.

 

Day 13: Check out & transfer to IKA airport. All meals are included.

until the time of departure.

Isfahan: 2 nights hotel

Chelgerd: 3 nights local house

Kashan: 1 night hotel

Polour: 1 night lodge

Bargah-Sevom: 3 nights shelter

Tehran: 2nights hotel

Road of Isfahan to Chelgerd is asphalted and so is the road of Isfahan to Kashan & Polour.

  • Accommodations (Hotel, Villa, Lodge, Shelter, Camp, Tent)
  • Professional Cultural Guide for City Tours.
  • Transportation (to and from airport, to and from Isfahan)
  • Permits for Entering each Region.
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) & Beverages during the Period.
  • Entrance Fee to visited sites.
  • Tips to Guides and Staffs.
  • Hotel Reservation extra to the one mentioned in the Itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.
  • Visa Fee.
  • Personal Travel Insurance.
  • Any Extra Request Not Mentioned in Itinerary.
  • Extra day for sightseeing
  • Coffee House Services.

February to April is the best time for skiing.

  • Wicking base layers (synthetic or wool)
  • Fleece jacket or vest
  • Fleece pants
  • Insulating jacket (down or poly fill)
  • Insulating hat, cap, balaclava or headband
  • Sun-shielding hat or cap
  • Socks (synthetic or wool) plus spares
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Gaiters
  • Rain jacket with hood (or soft shell)
  • Waterproof pants or bibs
  • Bandana or Buff (neck or face gaiter)
  • Map
  • Compass
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses, goggles or glacier glasses
  • Lip balm
  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Extra batteries
  • First-aid kit
  • Matches
  • Knife
  • Duct tape
  • Rope
  • Helmet
  • Harness (with adjustable leg loops)
  • Boots (crampon-compatible)
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe (with leash)
  • Belay/rappel device
  • Pulley
  • Climbing pack
  • Route description or guidebook
  • Locking carabiner(s)
  • Nonlocking carabiners
  • Runners—singles and doubles
  • Prusik cords
  • Hand protection (athletic tape, gloves)
  • Signaling mirror
  • Crevasse rescue gear
  • Avalanche transceiver
  • Shovel
  • Probe

For skiing:

  • Skis
  • Ski boots
  • Ski Poles
  • Ski Binding

Here in Persian Tour Radar, we attempt to consider all the possibilities that might affect the performing of a trip, however, there might be geographical, political or social unexpected incidents that might influence the program and require changes like bad weather.

The Persian Tour Radar’s camp are summer camps and are taken down before the heavy snow of each destination begins, therefore, the accommodation might not be Persian Tour Radar Camp.

 

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