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Alamkouh and Damavand Mountaineering

Alamkouh and Damavand Mountaineering

 

Details

IranMTravel

Trip Duration

8 days

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Hardness

7/10

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Trip Style

Mountaineering

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Best Time

Jun - July - Aug

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Location

Aborz

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Max Hieght

5610m




Alam-Kūh -Mount Alam is a mountain in the Alborz mountain range in the north of Iran, Mazandaran Province, forming a peak of the Takht-e Suleyman Massif. It is located in the Kelardasht District of the MazandaranProvince of Iran. With an elevation of 4860 meters it is the second highest peak in Iran behind Mount Damavand. there is many peaks over 4000 meters it is a suitable place for mountaineering. Peaks such as: Lashgarak – Gardonkooh – Chaloon and many other peaks in the area also the main peak Alamkooh (4811m) is also good to ascend. It is also a good place for acclimatization before climbing Damavand. you can see a spectacular view of Alborz mountains over the 4000 meters high peak. Mount Damavand also known as Donbavand, a potentially active volcano and the highest peak in Iran, has a special place in Persian mythology and folklore. Located in the middle Alborz Range, adjacent to Varārū, Sesang, Gol-e Zard and Mīānrūd, it is the highest point in the Middle East and the highest volcano in all of Asia. It is a potentially active volcano, since there are fumaroles near the summit crater emitting sulfur. There are at least 16 known routes to the summit which have different difficulties. Some of them are dangerous and require rock or ice climbing.The most popular route is the Southern Route which has step stamps and also a camp midway called Bargah Sevom Camp/Shelter at 4220 m (about 13,845 ft).The longest route is the Northeastern ridge.



Highlights

Climbing highest and second highest peak in Iran
Visit Caspian Sea the biggest lake on the Earth
 
 

Itinerary

  • Day 1 :  Vandarbon mountain hut

    Arrival at te IKA Airport. visit your mountain guide and driving from Tehran to Marzan Abad and Roodbarak and Vandarbon mountain hut on 2200m via Chaloos road about 5 hours.

    Accommodation :Mountaining Complex   Food service :L,D
  • Day 2:  Hiking up to the base camp

    Hiking up to the base camp after breakfast driving a 4*4 car to a place called Tange Galoo 0n 3200m about 1hour. From Tange Galoo we are going to have a 2-hour hike to Hesarchal camp about 3700m. Short walk around and overnight at the camp. porter (mules) 15kg per person is include.

    Accommodation :Tent   Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 3:  Acclimatization day on Lashgarak peak 4200m

    Climbing Lashgarak peak 4200m about 2 hours and back to the camp. there is a beautiful glacier lake in the way of the peak and we have a very clear nice view of the area include Alamkouh from the peak.

    Accommodation :Tent   Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 4:  Alamkooh peak 4860m

    After breakfast early in the morning start climbing Alamkooh peak about 5 hours. in case of weather we can even see Damavand 5610m from Alamkouh. we can also see some part of the north face wall, north Glacier Alamchal etc.. after climbing the peak we will go back down to the camp and head down to the Tange Galu and Vandarbon mountain hut. porter (mules) 15kg per person is include.

    Accommodation :Mountaining Complex   Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 5:  Caspian sea

    Driving to Vandarbon and Roodbarak and Caspian sea in Mahmood Abad about 3 hours. Sightseeing in city include local Bazaar and swimming in the see. then drive to the Reineh village 2050m located in the south face of Damavand.

    Accommodation :Mountaining Complex   Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 6:  camp renew Bargah-e sevom at 4200m

    After breakfast drive about 1 hour to camp 2 (Gosfandsara) The 4-5 hour hiking begins from camp2 at 3000 and will take us up to the advanced camp renew Bargah-e sevom at 4200m.

    Accommodation :Shelter / Hut   Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 7:  Summit Day

    Team leave in the morning (around 5 am) for the summit. The climbing takes between 6-8 hours depending on the pace and descend about 2-3 hours down to the hut.

    Accommodation :Shelter / Hut   Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 8:  Descend

    After breakfast team descend to the Reineh village. visit Mineral hot spring Village for relaxing. Drivre to Tehran and Departure.

    Accommodation :NON   Food service :B,L
 
 
 
 

Services

transfer
Food
Accommodation
Mountain guide
City guide in case
All entrance fees
International flight
Tips
Souvenir
Personal Mountain stuff
Visa fee
Travel insurance
 
 
 
 
 
 

Equipment

 
Mountaineering CHECKLIST: Warm socks (2/3 pairs) -Merino leggings (warm) -Fleece leggings -Crocs/tent mules (when in base camp or in the high camp) -Warm Merino base layer tops -Fleece or synthetic mid layer -light down jacket -Gore-tex jacket -Gore-tex pants -Two pairs of gloves (mid weight and down insulated) -Sun glasses -45L Alpine pack (ice axe attachment, Ski carry system) -70-100L Expedition duffle (for use up to base camp) - poles -3 season sleeping bag -Sleeping mattress (we will have blanket in local houses and light matt in the huts) -Flask -Bottle (Nalgene) -Hydration system (insulated) -Hand warmers -Warm hat -Neck gaiter or buff -Balaclava(optional) -Head lamp -Compeed Blister kit -Sun cream 30+ or 50 -Water bottle -Personal Medication ( Diamox /Asetazolamide, Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, any other travel medication ) ,
 
 
 
 
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Special Offers

IFMGA GUIDES
for group more than 4 people 60% discount for the guide.
for group more than 8 people, 100% discount for the guide.

UIMLA GUIDES
for group more than 6 people 60% discount for the guide.
for group more than 8 people 80% discount for the guide

Group leaders
for lead people more than 6 people 30% discount for the leader.
for lead people more than 8 people 50% discount for the leader.
Alamkouh and Damavand Mountaineering

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H2

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Side1

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Damavand

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Shekle shah valley

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top of Damavand 5610m

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Damavand 5000m

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Alamkouh

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top of Alamkouh

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Damavand south face

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Hesarchal

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Alamkouh and Damavand Mountaineering

top of Damavand 5610m

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Alamkouh and Damavand Mountaineering

Date & Price

Date Price Status Booking
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 845
610
2020 offer Book Now
Monday, June 15, 2020 810
590
offer for groups more then 6 Book Now
 

Details

Trip Duration

8 days

IranMTravel

Hardness

7/10

IranMTravel

Trip Style

Mountaineering

IranMTravel

Best Time

Jun - July - Aug

IranMTravel

Location

Aborz

IranMTravel

Max Hieght

5610m




Alam-Kūh -Mount Alam is a mountain in the Alborz mountain range in the north of Iran, Mazandaran Province, forming a peak of the Takht-e Suleyman Massif. It is located in the Kelardasht District of the MazandaranProvince of Iran. With an elevation of 4860 meters it is the second highest peak in Iran behind Mount Damavand. there is many peaks over 4000 meters it is a suitable place for mountaineering. Peaks such as: Lashgarak – Gardonkooh – Chaloon and many other peaks in the area also the main peak Alamkooh (4811m) is also good to ascend. It is also a good place for acclimatization before climbing Damavand. you can see a spectacular view of Alborz mountains over the 4000 meters high peak. Mount Damavand also known as Donbavand, a potentially active volcano and the highest peak in Iran, has a special place in Persian mythology and folklore. Located in the middle Alborz Range, adjacent to Varārū, Sesang, Gol-e Zard and Mīānrūd, it is the highest point in the Middle East and the highest volcano in all of Asia. It is a potentially active volcano, since there are fumaroles near the summit crater emitting sulfur. There are at least 16 known routes to the summit which have different difficulties. Some of them are dangerous and require rock or ice climbing.The most popular route is the Southern Route which has step stamps and also a camp midway called Bargah Sevom Camp/Shelter at 4220 m (about 13,845 ft).The longest route is the Northeastern ridge.



from
630
Per Person

book


Special Offers

IFMGA GUIDES
for group more than 4 people 60% discount for the guide.
for group more than 8 people, 100% discount for the guide.

UIMLA GUIDES
for group more than 6 people 60% discount for the guide.
for group more than 8 people 80% discount for the guide

Group leaders
for lead people more than 6 people 30% discount for the leader.
for lead people more than 8 people 50% discount for the leader.




Highlights

Climbing highest and second highest peak in Iran
Visit Caspian Sea the biggest lake on the Earth
 
 

Itinerary

  • Day 1 :  Vandarbon mountain hut

    Arrival at te IKA Airport. visit your mountain guide and driving from Tehran to Marzan Abad and Roodbarak and Vandarbon mountain hut on 2200m via Chaloos road about 5 hours.

    Accommodation :Mountaining Complex
    Food service :L,D
  • Day 2:  Hiking up to the base camp

    Hiking up to the base camp after breakfast driving a 4*4 car to a place called Tange Galoo 0n 3200m about 1hour. From Tange Galoo we are going to have a 2-hour hike to Hesarchal camp about 3700m. Short walk around and overnight at the camp. porter (mules) 15kg per person is include.

    Accommodation :Tent
    Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 3:  Acclimatization day on Lashgarak peak 4200m

    Climbing Lashgarak peak 4200m about 2 hours and back to the camp. there is a beautiful glacier lake in the way of the peak and we have a very clear nice view of the area include Alamkouh from the peak.

    Accommodation :Tent
    Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 4:  Alamkooh peak 4860m

    After breakfast early in the morning start climbing Alamkooh peak about 5 hours. in case of weather we can even see Damavand 5610m from Alamkouh. we can also see some part of the north face wall, north Glacier Alamchal etc.. after climbing the peak we will go back down to the camp and head down to the Tange Galu and Vandarbon mountain hut. porter (mules) 15kg per person is include.

    Accommodation :Mountaining Complex
    Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 5:  Caspian sea

    Driving to Vandarbon and Roodbarak and Caspian sea in Mahmood Abad about 3 hours. Sightseeing in city include local Bazaar and swimming in the see. then drive to the Reineh village 2050m located in the south face of Damavand.

    Accommodation :Mountaining Complex
    Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 6:  camp renew Bargah-e sevom at 4200m

    After breakfast drive about 1 hour to camp 2 (Gosfandsara) The 4-5 hour hiking begins from camp2 at 3000 and will take us up to the advanced camp renew Bargah-e sevom at 4200m.

    Accommodation :Shelter / Hut
    Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 7:  Summit Day

    Team leave in the morning (around 5 am) for the summit. The climbing takes between 6-8 hours depending on the pace and descend about 2-3 hours down to the hut.

    Accommodation :Shelter / Hut
    Food service :B,L,D
  • Day 8:  Descend

    After breakfast team descend to the Reineh village. visit Mineral hot spring Village for relaxing. Drivre to Tehran and Departure.

    Accommodation :NON
    Food service :B,L
 
 
 
 

Services

transfer
Food
Accommodation
Mountain guide
City guide in case
All entrance fees
International flight
Tips
Souvenir
Personal Mountain stuff
Visa fee
Travel insurance
 
 
 
 
 
 

Equipment

 
Mountaineering CHECKLIST: Warm socks (2/3 pairs) -Merino leggings (warm) -Fleece leggings -Crocs/tent mules (when in base camp or in the high camp) -Warm Merino base layer tops -Fleece or synthetic mid layer -light down jacket -Gore-tex jacket -Gore-tex pants -Two pairs of gloves (mid weight and down insulated) -Sun glasses -45L Alpine pack (ice axe attachment, Ski carry system) -70-100L Expedition duffle (for use up to base camp) - poles -3 season sleeping bag -Sleeping mattress (we will have blanket in local houses and light matt in the huts) -Flask -Bottle (Nalgene) -Hydration system (insulated) -Hand warmers -Warm hat -Neck gaiter or buff -Balaclava(optional) -Head lamp -Compeed Blister kit -Sun cream 30+ or 50 -Water bottle -Personal Medication ( Diamox /Asetazolamide, Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, any other travel medication ) ,
 
 
 
 
Side2
H2
Side1
Damavand
Shekle shah valley
top of Damavand 5610m
Damavand 5000m
Alamkouh
top of Alamkouh
Damavand south face
Hesarchal
top of Damavand 5610m
barg
barg
barg
barg
barg
barg
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barg
barg

Date & Price

Date Price Status Booking
Tuesday, June 30, 2020 845
610
2020 offer Book Now
Monday, June 15, 2020 810
590
offer for groups more then 6 Book Now