12 Days Iran Ski Tour – Sahand & Sabalan Mountains

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12 Days & 11 Nights
Availability : April and May
Min Age : 18+
Max People : 10
Iran Ski Tour – Sahand & Sabalan Mountains Details

When first thinking about it, it might appear to be an absurd idea to go to Iran to play ski. But this is a trip that will give you an unbelievable skiing experience and new insights into a different culture. We offer ski tours that suit every budget. Our program is flexible and will give you about 12 days of skiing around Sahand and Sabalan Mountains.

Highlights of Iran Ski Tour – Sahand & Sabalan Mountains
  • Ski touring in Sahand and Sabalan mountains
Map of 12 Days Iran Ski Tour – Sahand & Sabalan Mountains

Tour Code


Best Time to Visit

April and May

Physical Rating

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Accommodation grade

3* hotels/ local house/ Eco-camp


Tourist vehicle (Toyota Hiace)

The 4×4 vehicle during expedition times

Included Meals

12 Breakfasts, 12 lunches, and 12 dinners
2 bottles of water/fruits/snacks per day

Price Includes

  • 11 Nights Hotel or Local House Accommodation
  • Professional Licensed Guide and Drivers (Guiding by authorized mountain guide)
  • All Transfers and Transportation
  • Meals: Full-Board
  • All road tolls and vehicle taxes
  • Caring traveler cargo
  • Permit for ascending to the summit
  • Entrance Fees

Price Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Visa Stamp/ Label Fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tips to Local Guides and Drivers
  • Entrance Fees
  • Room Service Fees

Important Hints


Hotel check-in time generally is at 2:00 PM. So, according to your arrival time, if you need early check-in you must book an extra day.
The price includes double and twin rooms in Hotels. Obviously, single rooms cost an extra fee.
Private or single rooms are not available in some traditional local houses. No Bed, but sleeping equipment is traditional comfortable Mattresses and Blankets.


4×4 cars would be completely safe and well organized technically and comfortably and in good condition. But they could be old models.
Each 4×4 car has a capacity of up to 3 pax.


The number of meals depending on your arrival and departure time may be changed.
Vegetarian dishes are also possible upon request.

Other Notes

The priority in sightseeing may be changed. It is due to the time of your arrival, your guide’s discretion, and official and unofficial holidays of some museums. Also, some activities in the itinerary may be changed depending on the weather conditions.

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Day 11
Day 12

Landing to Persia (Tabriz)

Welcome to Iran. Arrival at Tabriz airport, our tour guide will meet and greet you at Tabriz airport and then you transfer to the hotel to have a rest for an action plan.

O/N Tabriz

Sightseeing in Tabriz

In the morning, you visit Grand Bazaar, the only bazaar on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. Today’s structure, a vast maze-like complex of bricked arches and vaulted passageways, still evokes the spirit of its earliest days. The days when Tabriz was one of the most important commercial centers along the ancient Silk Road. A half day excursion in the afternoon visit fantastic and historical village Kandovan. That’s fame is due to its troglodyte dwellings. Tonight, you stay in a local rocky house.

O/N Local rocky house

Start ski touring

Transfer by 4WD car to snowline (ski touring start point), climb to the west summit of Sahand with 3400 meters high, and then come down and spent a night in the rocky house. (Total skiing time takes 6 hours).

O/N Local rocky house

Skiing in some valleys

Departure to Sultan summit with 3600 meters high, up to the snowline by car. Ski climbing to the summit and come down from the north side to Kandovan village. (6, 7 hours)

O/N Kandovan

Skiing in Kamal Summit

After breakfast, transfer to Tabriz and Kamal summit (2 hours by car). Touring from the north face to the summit (3800 meters) and come back to the ski resort and then transfer to the hotel in Tabriz.

O/N Tabriz

Meshkin Shahr

Transfer from Tabriz to Meshkin Shahr that is located in Sabalan’s flank. Overnight stay at Durna eco-camp (2800m).

O/N Eco-camp

Ski climbing to Aygar summit

After breakfast, ski climbing to Aygar summit (3900m) and come back from the north face to eco camp, having dinner at the restaurant, take a bath at a thermal mineral spa and overnight stay at the eco-camp.

O/N Eco-camp

Skiing in Sabalan mountain

Transfer by a car toward the west summit of Sabalan and Skiing to 4000m (This round trip takes 5 hours).

O/N Eco-camp

Sabalan Mountain

Transfer by a car to Shabil village, from here, ski climbing to the Sabalan east shelter (3700 m) and it takes 3 hours. Overnight stay at the shelter.

O/N Sabalan

Sabalan Mountain

Early morning ski climbing from east route to the summit and after 6 hours, we arrive at the frozen lake on top of Sabalan (4811m), then come down from the northeast face valley to the shelter for an overnight stay in a hut.

O/N Sabalan

Meshkin Shahr

Return by ski to the Shabil mineral water complex and transfer to the hotel in Meshkin Shahr. Time permitting, we visit the sites of the city and overnight stay at the hotel.

O/N Meshkin Shahr

Missing Persia

Return to Tabriz and transfer to the airport for a flight heading back to home.

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