Damavand South Face

  • Overview
General Info

This trip includes summiting mountain Damavand from its southern route through Gosfandsara and Bargah Sevom. Usually, the program starts from the small village of Polour and the altitude of 2300 meters. Then, the mountaineers head to Gosfandsara with 4×4 cars; the altitude here is 3200-meter. From there, the trekking starts to the Bargah Sevom and the altitude of 4200 meter where they will stay for the night. The next day, the mountaineers go for acclimatization to around 4600m and then return to camp or shelter. Finally, there is the summiting and return to camp. The southern route of Damavand is the easiest and at the same time the most popular way to ascend Damavand.

Mount Damavand

The 5610 meter Mount Damavand is the highest mountain of Iran and the highest volcano of Asia. In addition to its importance as a natural phenomenon, it is also culturally significant. Damavand has an active presence in culture, literature, Mythology and art of Iran. It represents power, resistance to difficulties, survival and patience. In the epic masterpiece of Iranian Shahname, that is compared with Iliad and Odyssey of Homer, Damavand is where the borders get defined. The master archer, Arash, stands and with his arrow defines the border of Iran. It is also the place where the great demon is imprisoned.

  • Services
What is included in our services
What is excluded from our services
What is included in our services
  • Accommodations (Hotel, Villa, Lodge, Shelter, Camp, Tent)
  • Professional Mountain Guide with Climbing Instruction Certificate.
  • Professional Cultural Guide for City Tours.
  • Transportation (to and from airport, to and from Gosfandsara, to and from Polour)
  • Permits for Ascend.
  • Permits for Entering each Region.
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the Climbing Period and City.
  • Beverages (only those served in Atour Camp)
  • Entrance Fee to visited sites.
What is excluded from our services
  • 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.
  • Coffee House Services.
  • Ski and Trekking Equipment
  • Itineraries
  • Spots
  • What we suggest and offer
    • Cultural tours (Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd, Kerman, and …)
    • Shopping Assistance (we can arrange shopping and a person to help you)
    • Domestic Flight
  • Cultural Extension
    • Destination: Tehran City Tour

    • Cultural Sites: Golestan Palace, National Museum, Tehran Grand Bazaar, Saad Abbad Palace, Niavaran Palace, Museum of National Treasury.

  • General Equipment List for Summer
General Equipment
  • Sports Shoes / Sandals
  • Trekking shoes category B
  • Trekking socks + replacement
  • Trekking pants
  • comfortable leisure trousers
  • windproof and waterproof over pants (breathable)
  • T-Shirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Sweater or jacket (wool, fleece, softshell)
  • wind and waterproof jacket (ideal: breathable)
  • Underwear + replacement
  • short functional underwear
  • nightwear
  • Scarf / Scarf / Buff as dust or cold protection
  • thin hat for summer – Warm hat in June and September
  • thin finger gloves
  • Warm gloves in June and September
General Equipment
  • sunglasses
  • towel
  • sun cream
  • Day and hiking backpack approx. 25 l
  • Rain cover for backpack
  • Telescopic hiking poles (who would like)
  • Headlamp with spare batteries
  • Sleeping bag up to – 5 ° in the comfort area
  • Sleeping mat (Therm-a-rest self-inflatable)
  • waterproof bag for documents
  • Drinking bottle or hydration system at least 1 liter
  • Insect repellent for skin and possibly for clothing
  • First aid kit (including blister plaster, tape, disinfection)
  • small travel pharmacy
  • important personal medicines (hand luggage!)
  • Level of di Level of Difficulty: 4 of 5
  • Duration: 3 to 7 Days
  • Price:
Damavand South Face
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