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.
Skiing on Zardkouh & Dena
Skiing on Zardkouh & Dena
At this trip you will ski on two beautiful mountains Zardkouh(4221m) in “Chaharmaha-Bakhtiari” province and Dena mountain (4409m) in Dena county of kohgiluye Boyer-Ahmad Province. Visiting one of the most cultural and historic cities of Iran(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: Isfahan
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 have been planned by Persian Tour Radar for you. Overnight stay at hotel in Isfahan. All meals are included.
Day 2: We will have a breakfast in hotel and after that drive to Chelgerd (2390m). Chelgerd is a city in Kuhrang county of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province. It will take 5 hours to get Chelgerd. In Chelgerd a local house has been prepared for our nights’ stay. Lunch and dinner are included for today.
Day 3: Eat your breakfast at local house and prepare your skiing set to get ready to be transferred to start point of the Zardkuh (4221m) first skiing rout (3500m ~ 2500m). Now it’s time for skiing tour. Overnight at local house in Chelgerd. Lunch and dinner are also included for today.
Day 4: After a breakfast at local house and preparing ski sets, we will be transferred to the beginning of the second skiing rout 3500m ~ 2500m. Let’s tart skiing tour to Chelgerd. Overnight at local house in Chelgerd. Lunch and dinner are included for today.
Day 5: During the day we’d better drive from Chelgerd to Sisakht (2240m) in Dena county of Kohgiluye and Boyer-Ahmad Province. It may take 6 hours to reach Sisakht which is a proper region for skiing on Dena mountain. Overnight at local house in Sisakht. All meals are included for today.
Day 6: Transfer to the beginning of ski rout on Dena is our today’s plan, therefore let’s prepare our ski equipment after breakfast. As soon as getting to the start point, start skiing down. Overnight at local house in Sisakht. Lunch and dinner are included for today.
Day 7: After transfer to the beginning of ski route on Dena we’ll start Skiing. Overnight at local house in Sisakht. BLD are included for today.
Day 8: We’ll drive back to Isfahan to hotel & have a Half-day city tour. Overnight in hotel with all meals included.
Day 9: Transfer to Isfahan airport and fly home. All meals until the time of departure are included.
Isfahan: 2 nights hotel
Chelgerd: 3 nights local house
Sisakht: 3 nights local house
Road of Isfahan to Chelgerd is asphalted and so is the road of Sisakht to Isfahan
- 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
- Rain jacket with hood (or soft shell)
- Waterproof pants or bibs
- Bandana or Buff (neck or face gaiter)
- Sunglasses, goggles or glacier glasses
- Lip balm
- Headlamp or flashlight
- Extra batteries
- First-aid kit
- Duct tape
- Harness (with adjustable leg loops)
- Boots (crampon-compatible)
- Ice axe (with leash)
- Belay/rappel device
- 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
- 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.
Cultural tours (Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd, Kerman, and …)
Shopping Assistance (we can arrange for a shopping time and a person to help you)