A Journey to Iran’s Majestic Peak
June 23rd – July 1st, 2023
580 Kuwaiti Dinar (Shared Room) – 730 Kuwaiti Dinar (Private Room)
A Journey to Iran’s Majestic Peak
June 23rd – July 1st, 2023
Join us on an exhilarating adventure to climb Mount Damavand and discover the natural wonders of Iran! Over 9 days, you’ll explore stunning landscapes, hike through pristine wilderness, and summit the highest peak in Iran. But that’s not all – you’ll also immerse yourself in Iran’s unique culture, visiting vibrant bazaars, historic landmarks, and delicious local cuisine.
It’s a unique opportunity to experience the stunning nature and culture of Iran, all while pushing yourself to achieve an incredible mountaineering feat. Join us on the Mount Damavand Experience and discover the best of Iran!
June 23rd – July 1st, 2023
WHAT WE WILL DO:
Summit Iran’s highest peak, Mount Damavand
Trek through breathtaking landscapes and pristine wilderness
Learn about Iran’s rich culture and history by visiting iconic landmarks and engaging with friendly locals
Acclimate to high altitude and learn essential mountaineering skills with the guidance of experienced guides
Immerse yourself in Iran’s delicious local cuisine
Explore vibrant bazaars and historic landmarks in Tehran
Accommodation for 3 nights at a 5 star hotel in Tehran
Trekking for five nights in Mount Damāvand
Sightseeing in Tehran
Most meals are included
All transportation during the experience
All camping equipment
Price of the experience:
Shared: 580 Kuwaiti Dinar
Private: 730 Kuwaiti Dinar
Who is this trip for?
This trip is for adventure-seekers who want to challenge themselves physically and mentally while immersing themselves in Iran’s culture and natural beauty. Participants should be comfortable with hiking and camping at high altitudes, but no previous mountaineering experience is required.
Iran is a country of incredible diversity, with stunning landscapes ranging from snow-capped mountains to arid deserts and lush forests. Its rich history and culture date back thousands of years and have been shaped by its unique location at the crossroads of several ancient civilizations. From the intricate architecture of mosques and palaces to the colorful bazaars and hospitable locals, Iran’s culture is full of contrasts that will leave you amazed.
The food is also a highlight, with delicious and aromatic dishes that reflect the country’s rich culinary heritage. Tehran, the bustling capital, is a perfect example of this cultural richness, with its modern skyscrapers coexisting alongside historic landmarks and bazaars. In short, Iran is a land of wonders that will enchant you with its natural beauty and rich culture.
Mount Damavand is a geological marvel with a history that dates back to ancient times. Located in northern Iran, this iconic peak is known for its stunning natural beauty and cultural significance. The mountain has been a source of inspiration for Iranian artists, poets, and writers for centuries, and climbing it offers a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the rich history and culture of Iran. From the lush green valleys and forests to the snow-capped peaks and glaciers, Mount Damavand is a natural wonder that never ceases to amaze.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Our guide will be there to greet you at the airport and take you on an adventure that you’ll never forget. You’ll trek through stunning mountain trails, acclimate to the high altitude, and summit the highest peak in Iran. But that’s not all – you’ll also get to immerse yourself in the fascinating culture of Iran.
With our focus on creating meaningful experiences, this expedition is perfect for anyone who seeks an authentic adventure.
Day 1 – June 23rd, 2023
- Arrival in Tehran.
- Transfer to the hotel for check-in and rest.
- Meet and greet our OX and local guide.
- Group dinner at a traditional Persian restaurant, where you can savor some delicious Iranian cuisine and experience the warm hospitality of the locals.
- Introduction to the culture of Iran and the history of Tehran by our guide, who will provide insights into the country’s rich heritage and traditions.
Day 2 – June 24th, 2023
- Drive from Tehran to Polour Village.
- Admire the stunning natural scenery during the journey.
- Begin the acclimatization process with a hike up to 2800m.
- Take in the fresh mountain air and beautiful views of surrounding landscapes.
- Descend back down to Rineh village (2200m) for an overnight stay.
- Immerse yourself in the local culture and interact with the friendly residents of Rineh village.
Day 3 – June 25th, 2023
- After breakfast, we will depart from Rineh village and head to the Basecamp of Mount Damāvand, located at an altitude of 3000m.
- The drive to the Basecamp will offer breathtaking views of the Alborz mountain range and its lush green valleys, giving you a taste of Iran’s stunning natural beauty.
- Upon arrival at the Basecamp, we will take some time to acclimatize to the altitude and enjoy a traditional Iranian lunch, including local dishes such as kebab, rice, and fresh vegetables.
- In the afternoon, we will go for a short hike to an altitude of 3650m, where you can marvel at the panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and glaciers.
- During dinner, we will have the opportunity to learn more about the local culture and customs, as we share stories and experiences with fellow travelers and guides.
Day 4 – June 26th, 2023
- Wake up early and enjoy a hearty breakfast before beginning our hike to Bargah-e Sevom Hut (4200m)
- As we ascend, take in the breathtaking views and learn about the history of the mountain from our experienced guide.
- Arrive at the hut and take a rest to acclimatize to the high altitude.
- Enjoy the stunning sunset and evening views of the mountain from the hut, while getting to know your fellow adventurers, and sharing stories around the bonfire.
Day 5 – June 27th, 2023
- Get ready for an exciting day as we continue our acclimatization journey and hike up to an impressive altitude of 4700m!
- Feel the thrill of being surrounded by the magnificent natural beauty of the mountain and the fresh, crisp air at this high altitude.
- Enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding peaks and valleys that will take your breath away.
- After an exciting day of hiking and exploring, settle in for a peaceful night’s rest (4200m), as we prepare for the final push to the summit.
Day 6 – June 28th, 2023
- Summit day! Get ready for an exhilarating climb to the peak of Mount Damavand, standing at an incredible height of 5610m.
- Descend to the Bargah-e Sevom Hut (4200m) and enjoy the stunning views as we make our way down.
- Celebrate our accomplishment with our fellow adventurers by conquering the highest volcano in Asia.
Day 7 – June 29th, 2023
- Wake up early and have breakfast (4200m).
- Start the descent to the Basecamp (3000m).
- Enjoy the stunning views of the mountain and surrounding nature.
- Say goodbye to the majestic Mount Damavand and continue to Rineh village.
- Take some time to explore the local culture and try delicious Iranian cuisine.
- Drive back to Tehran and check-in to the hotel.
- Relax and reflect on the amazing adventure we just had.
Day 8 – June 30th, 2023
- Begin the day with a visit to the Saadabad Palace, the former royal summer residence of the Qajar dynasty and the last shah of Iran.
- Experience the vibrant atmosphere of the Tajrish Bazaar, one of the oldest and most famous markets in Tehran, filled with colorful shops selling traditional handicrafts, spices, and local produce.
- Walk along the stunning Tabiat Bridge, a modern architectural marvel that spans over a busy highway and connects two parks.
- Explore the Golestan Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest historic monument in Tehran, showcasing the unique fusion of Persian and European architectural styles.
- End the day with a visit to the Azadi Tower, a symbol of modern Tehran and the Iranian Revolution, where we can enjoy panoramic views of the city.
Day 9 – July 1st, 2023
- This is the final day of the experience.
- You are free to explore Tehran or take some time to relax and reflect on your adventure.
- Our team will assist you with transportation to the airport or other departure points, and we hope that you depart with unforgettable memories of your time in Iran.
- 3-night luxurious accommodation at a 5-star hotel in Tehran.
- 5 nights of trekking on Mount Damāvand.
- Sightseeing in Tehran to explore the city’s cultural heritage.
- Most meals are provided during the experience.
- All transportation is included for the duration of the experience
- Camping equipment is provided for the trekking portion of the trip.
Kuwaiti passport holders visiting Iran for up to 30 days, need a visa on arrival at the airport to enter Iran.
Do you have a question?
Book a discovery call or send us an email on Info@oxadventure.com!