8 Days Ski touring in Iran – Zagros Mountains

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8 Days - 7 Nights
Availability : January & February
Min Age : 18+
Max People : 10
Ski touring in Iran – Zagros 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 8 days of skiing.

Highlights of Ski Touring in Iran – Zagros Mountains
  • Ski touring in Zagros mountains
  • Off-piste skiing in Zagros mountains range
map of 8 Days Ski touring in Iran – Zagros Mountains

Tour Code


Best Time to Visit

January and February

Physical Rating

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Accommodation grade

3* hotels / local house


Tourist vehicle (Toyota Hiace)

The 4×4 vehicle during expedition times

Included Meals

8 Breakfasts, 8 lunches, and 8 dinners
2 bottles of water/fruits/snacks per day

Price Includes

  • 3 Nights in the hotel, 5 Nights in the local house
  • 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

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 the capacity 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 8

Landing to Persia (Isfahan)

Welcome to Iran at Isfahan airport (IFN) and our guide meets you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for rest.

O/N Isfahan

Sightseeing in Isfahan

We start our day by 5-hour sightseeing tour in Isfahan and visit Masjid-e Jamé of Isfahan*. This is another masterpiece of Iranian architecture, covering nearly 5 acres in the heart of this historic city. Next up is Chehel Sotun*. Set in a landscaped and forested park in front of a tranquil reflecting pool, this graceful pavilion was built by Shah Abbas II for entertainment and court receptions. After lunch, we check out our hotel in Isfahan and transfer to Chelgerd (3 hours).

O/N Local house in Chelgerd

Start ski touring

Wake up at 5 AM for breakfast and after that, transfer to Niyakan (30 min by car). We Start ski touring from snow line to the top of the summit in 3,800 meters (the duration of playing ski is about 4 hours). Climb again from the northern valley and we ski downhill on the same way.

O/N Local house in Chelgerd

Skiing in some valleys

Wake up at 5 AM for breakfast and after that, transfer to Niyakan village (30 min by car). Start climbing to the 3,900 meters peak of the “BARMOO”. We can try ski touring in some valleys till 4 PM.

O/N Local house in Chelgerd

Off-piste skiing

Wake up at 5 AM for breakfast and after that, transfer to Cherri pass (1 hour). Start ski touring up to Shah Mansuri summit (4000 m). Skiing back from a virgin valley and ski touring up another summit again. We can go off-piste skiing in 3 other parts of the mountain. (It takes between 7 and 8 hours.)

O/N Local house in Chelgerd

Off-piste skiing in a virgin valley

Transfer to Shah Mansouri pass (1 hour).Start ski touring up to Gilas and Moaleman summits. After 5 off-piste skiing in a virgin valley and finally reached the village after 3 hours skiing. From the village drive to Chelgerd.

O/N Local house in Chelgerd

Back to Isfahan

After breakfast, we drive to Isfahan and transfer to the hotel for rest. This afternoon, our exploration continues in Naqsh-e Jahan Square*. This 17th-century site is one of the largest public spaces in the world. Here in the square, you’ll visit the 17th-century Shah Mosque*, revered as a masterpiece of Islamic architecture and easily recognized by its magnificent tile-work and soaring cupola and minarets. In the Ali Qapu Palace*, you’ll marvel at its beautiful music rooms and the balconies where Safavid kings would sit to enjoy the polo matches unfolding in the square below.

You’ll end your day exploring the Qeisarieh, part of Bazaar that surrounds Naqsh-e Jahan Square. With hundreds of local vendors that specialize in traditional arts and crafts, it’s a wonderful place to shop for pottery, enamel, jewelry, and delicately inlaid board games.

O/N Isfahan

Missing Persia

Sightseeing in Isfahan and visit several of the other tourist attractions in this city. Then transfer from Hotel to Isfahan airport (IFN) according to your’ flight time.

Note: All sites with * sign are submitted in UNESCO world heritage.

To find out more Iran's UNESCO World Heritage Sites, read this article

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