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Hiking Mount Damavand, Iran

If you're an adventure seeker looking for an unforgettable experience, then a Damavand hiking tour should definitely be on your bucket list. The highest peak in Iran, Mount Damavand stands tall at 5,671 meters, attracting hikers from all over the world to embark on a thrilling trek to the summit. With various Damavand hiking & trekking tour packages available, you can choose one that suits your preferences and budget.

Mount Damavand Hiking Tour
Mount Damavand Hiking and Trekking Tours

For those looking for the best deals on Damavand trekking tours, you can compare prices from different Damavand tour operators to get the best value for your money. Many tour operators offer all-inclusive Damavand Mountain hiking and trekking tour that cover accommodation, meals, and transportation, making it easier for you to focus on your adventure without worrying about the logistics.

If you're a solo traveler, you can also find Mt. Damavand hiking tour that cater specifically to your needs. These tours provide you with the opportunity to meet like-minded individuals and embark on an adventure together. On the other hand, family-friendly Damavand hiking tour are perfect for families with children, offering a range of activities suitable for all ages.

Mount Damavand Hiking Route Map
Mount Damavand Hiking Route Map

For those who are new to hiking or trekking, the best Damavand guided hiking tours for beginners are a great option. These tours provide you with experienced guides who will take you through the trek at a comfortable pace, ensuring that you have an enjoyable and safe experience. Additionally, you'll have the chance to meet other beginner hikers and learn from each other.

Before booking a Damavand hiking tour package, it's important to read reviews and compare prices to ensure that you're getting the best deal. Reviews can give you an insight into the quality of the tour operator and the experience of previous hikers. You can also compare prices from different tour operators to find a budget-friendly option that still provides an unforgettable experience.

A Damavand hiking tour is a must-do for any adventure seeker looking for an unforgettable experience. With various tour packages available, you can choose one that suits your preferences and budget, whether you're a solo traveler, a family with children, or a beginner hiker. By comparing prices and reading reviews, you can find the best deal and embark on a journey of a lifetime.

Mount Damavand View from Mt Tochal Summit
Mount Damavand View from Mt Tochal Summit

Mount Damavand Climbing

Mt. Damavand is a dormant volcano located in Alborz Mountains in north of Iran. It is 5671 meters high, it is the highest summit in the Middle East and the second highest volcano in the northern hemisphere.

Snow covers Damavand in winter, but the upper parts in other seasons. This giant volcano has a narrow crater. The snowy summit with its regular cloud is one of the most beautiful sight of Iran mountains. The mountain is surrounded by many good beautiful summits of the Alborz Mountains. Damavand is in Volcanic Seven Summits (V7S).

Damavand in Summer
Damavand Mountain in Summer Season

Damavand Hiking and Trekking Tour

Hiking and trekking Damavand, the highest peak and the most prominent summit of Iran mountains is a life time memory. The experience of climbing this summit with a group of hikers from the world is a pleasure. Before experimenting this giand mountain it is recommendedto read all useful information in this regard in How to Climb Damavand.

Damavand Trekking Facts

Trek to Mount Damavand summit in summer is technically moderate but physically a tough challenge. Generally you trek about 8 km trail distanc in 10 hours. On the first trekking day you gain 4700 meters from second camp to third camp in about 4 hours and on the summit day you ascend 3300 meters from high camp to the top in about 6 hours. Gaining total 2630 meters height from base camp to the peak in just 2-4 days. Visit also Damavand Ski Tour.

Damavand Mountain in Winter
Damavand Mountain in Winter Season

Mount Damavand Camping Sites

Damavand First Camp - Polour

Polour mountain resort is the best starting point for Damavand trek. This mountain hut is also an ideal place for accommodation and acclimatization in the area and finest beginning point for trekking either from the classic south face or the west face. Polour Complex campsite is made by Iran Mountain Climbing Federation. Visit also Wikipedia.

Damavand Second Camp - Base Camp - Goosfand Sara

Damavand second campsite is called Goosfand Sara, mosque or the base camp. It is situated at 3050 masl height and it is the summer starting point of the south route. In this region there is a small refuge, a mosque and a sheepfold. This area is not a suitable place for camping and tenting in summer because it is verey crowded, very noisy and too dirty. Visit Damavand Crowd.

Damavand Third Camp - Bargah Sevom

Damavand third campsite is called Bargah Sevom. It is the highest camping place on South route of the mountain. Two safe havens, Damavand Old Refuge and Damaand New Hut are located in this camping place. There are also some flat area for tenting at about 4220 masl. Damawand New Hut is made by Iran Mountaineering & Sport Climbing Federation.
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Mount Damavand Hiking Campsites
Mount Damavand Hiking and Trekking Campsites


The best time to Trek Damavand is mid June to mid September. In this season the south ridge is usually free of snow. Damavand Weather is generally mild and the access by 4WD cars to the base camp is possible. But mountain resorts are crowded in Iranian weekends (Thursday and Friday) and Iran Holidays. The beginners are strongly advised to attempt the mountain only in this climbing season.

Damavand Guide

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amavand in Alborz Mountains
Mount Damavand in Alborz Mountain Range

How to go to Damawand Mountain

Damavand is accessible only by road. Haraz Road is the only road to this mountain. You may drive by car from Tehran to Polour mountain resort. The nearest international airport is IKA Airport in Teheran, Iran.

From the capital city Tehran> Haraz Road> Polur Village> Camp 1 Polur.
From Amol city> Haraz Road> Camp1 Polour or Camp1 Reyneh.

Best Source of Information for Mt Damavand Iran

Recommended by Lonelyplanet - Iran (also in English guide book 6th edtion 2012 - page 73):
Tow excellent source of information on all things Damavand:
Damavand Info: (our website) and Mount Damavand Guide: (our weblog).

Damavand is the Highest Volcano in Asia.

Damavand in Alborz Mountains
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Damavand in Alborz Mountains
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