Mount Damavand Guide

Damavand Mountain Guides

The official website of the Damavand Mountain Guides in Iran is Mount Damavand Info. Mount Damavand Guide is a team most typically associated with motivated professionals, dedicated to delivering their clients with adventurous as well as safe mountain tours and good quality mountain trekking tours in Iran. 

Mount Damavand Iran The highest volcano in Asia
Mount Damavand Iran The highest volcano in Asia
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Based in Tehran, Iran Mountain Climbing Guides provides the most amazing greet experiences the Iran Mountains contains to offer.

Damavand Mountain Guides is a team of most of experienced Iranian mountaineers who offer mountain guiding support for hiking trekking, climbing and ski travelling to Alborz Mountains and Zagros Mountains in Iran. We are mainly focused on camping & trekking Mount Damavand, Iran and specialists in Mt. Damavand Trekking Tours.

Mount Damavand Guides been mountaineering since 1980 and offering Iran peak guide support since 1995. Our mountain climbing guides are the guarantee behind safety and quality travel for your team to Iranian mountains. Iran Mountain Trekking Guides are man or woman and the most been through guides in Iran. A certain amount of them have climbed more than 100 times to Mount Damawand Peak and are the members of 100 Damavand Club, some are member of Iran Mountain Climbing Guides & Iran Mountain Federation.

If you are coming for Climbing Mount Damavand or any other Iranian mountains feel free to contact us to end up getting our advice from Iran Mountain Guides. By sharing our experience, we undertake to make climbing easy to do for newcomers to Iran mountains.

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Mount Damavand Guides Iran
Mount Damavand Guides Iran
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10 Reasons to Climb with a Professional Damavand Mountain Guide
1- Safety is first priority for Damavand Mountain Guide group in mountaineering and ski tours.
2- Mount Damavand Guide team are certified and have one hundred plus climbs to Mount Damavand Iran.
3- Damavand Mountain Guides are the most experienced hiking trekking and climbing guides in Iran.
4- Mt. Damavand Trekking Guides are the guarantee of safety and quality tours to Iran mountains.
5- Damavand Mountain Hiking Guide share their experience, and try to make hiking trekking easy for newcomers.
6- Damavand Mountain Guiding support will increase your chance of success to Mount Damavand peak and other Iran mountain summits.
7- Experience adventurous and safe mountain tours of outstanding quality with Iran Mountain Climbing Guides.
8- Iran Mountain Guides provides access to the most amazing mountain experiences in Alborz Mountains and Zagros Range.
9- Teamwork with Iran Mountain Trekking Guides is very helpful, particularly in the case of bad weather and an emergency.
10- We’ve been guiding on Mount Damavand Iran for decades. Mount Damavand Guides are the best for climbing Iran mountain.

Damavand Mountain Guides &  Iran Mountain Trekking Guides
Damavand Mountain Guides & Iran Mountain Trekking Guides
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Damavand Mountain Guides Services
Mount Damavand Guides support incoming groups with the best possible Services for hiking trekking, climbing and ski touring to Damavand Mountain. Let us know the exact support you need so we can talk about the details. To get the best possible support from Damavand Mountain Guides team, it is highly recommended to fix and register your program at least 30 days before your arrival to Iran. Visit also Mount Damavand Weather Forecast.

We support mountain tourists traveling to Iran with the best possible logistics available in the area to ascend Mount Damavand Iran. Let us know the exact support you need so we can discuss the details.

If you wish to use Mt Damavand Guides services, please let us know as soon as possible to enable us to book your place in campsites, if you are coming
to Mt Damavand in the crowded season, we may not be able to give you our best possible services in case of any delayed request.

Damavand Mountain Guides may support Mt Damavand VIP Tour Packages with the following Services:
• Visa support: Iran Visa Authorization Code.
• Greeting and welcome you at IKA airport in Tehran and transfer you to you hotel.
• Guide: Experienced mountain guide or ski guide.
• Booking accommodation: In first and third campsite mountain hut (when possible), local house or tent.

  • Food: All scheduled meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) while you are on the mountain camps.
  • Transport: All the necessary land transfers to/from airport, Tehran hotel & mountain camps.
    • Hotel reservation in Tehran. Generally 2-3 star hotel. Bed & Breakfast. Twin or triple bed rooms.
    • Booking/Buying Domestic Flights.
  • Sightseeing tour in Tehran and other Iranian cities.
  • Thermal Spring.
    • Porter/Mule to take your extra languages to high camps.
    • Lunchbox/snacks during the trek.
    • Sleeping bag (bring a small light weight warm sleeping bag or a lining).

Also Included
We transfer the following equipment to Camp3 few days in advance and will be available at

C3 before your arrival so you do not need to carry any heavy gears by mule, porter or yourself:

  • Food and drink.
  • Cooking gear.
  • Mattress.
  • Tent (if necessary).

Insurance Important Note
We strongly recommended you to have all risk insurance in your country that covering medical and evacuation from all Iranian mountains and remote area. The insurance should cover also helicopter flight that could occur in the expedition.

Iran Mountain Climbing Guides
Damavand Mountain Guides support incoming mountain tourists with the best possible services available in the area to Alborz Mountains and Zagros Mountain in Iran such as:
• Hike Trek climb Ski Tour Guide Mount Damavand Iran, Damavand Mountain 5671m, Mazandaran.
• Hiking Trekking and Ski Touring Guide Mount Touchal, (Mt. Tochal) 3960m, Tehran.
• Mountaineering and Climbing Tour Guide Mouth Alam-Kuh, (Mt. Alam koh) 4850m, Kelardasht, Mazandaran Province.
• Hiking & Trekking Tour Guides Mount Dena, (Mt Dena) 4250m, Yasuj, kohgiloyeh va Boyerahmadi Province.
• Trekking Tour Guide Mt Sabalan 4820, Ardebil, Ardabil Province.
• Hiking Tour Guide Mount Alvand, Hamedan, Hamedan Province.
• Climbing Tour Guide Mount Oshteran, Doroud, Lorestan Province.
• Trekking Tour Guide Mount Shirkoh, Yazd, Yazd Province.
• Hiking Tour Guide Mount Zardkouh, Bakhtiyari Provine.

Damavand Mountain Guides Also support VIP Tour Package for Ski Touring as follow
Mt Damavand Guide organizes Ski touring, ski mountaineering and snowboard tour to major Ski Resorts in Alburz and Zagros Mountain Ranges in Iran:
• AbAli 2650m, ski resort, piste, Haraz Road, Tehran.
• Alam koh 4850m, Kelardasht, off-piste, wild ski.
• Alvand Koh, Hamedan, piste.
• Darbandsar 3150m, ski resort, piste, Karaj Tehran.
• Dena 4250m, Yasuj, piste.
• Dizin 3600m, ski resort, piste, off-piste, wild ski, Karaj Tehran.
• Dizin, grass ski piste, (ski on grass in summer in Dizin Ski Resort).
• Lasem, off piste ski area
• Mt Damavand 5671m, off piste ski zone, Mazandaran Province Iran.
• Sabalan 4820, Ardebil, piste, Ardabil.
• Shahmirzad, Semnan Province.
• Shemshak 3050m, ski resort, piste, off-piste, wild ski, Karaj Tehran.
• Tochal 3960m, ski resort, piste,Tehran Iran
• Yasuj, piste.

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Trek Mount Damavand Iran
Hiking Trekking Damavand Mountain in Iran
Trekking Mt. Damavand the highest peak and the most prominent summit of Iran is a life time memory. 

 Trekking & Ski Touring Guide Damavand Mountain Iran
Trekking & Ski Touring Guide Damavand Mountain Iran
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Trekking Tour Mt Damavand
Hiking Trekking & Climbing Tour Damavand Iran
The experience of ascending to this summit with a group of mountaineers from around the world is very rewarding. Before climbing Mount Damavand it is recommended to read all the necessary ascending info for this giant mountain.

Mount Damavand Trekking Itinerary
Mount Damavand best climbing itinerary is a 3days plan starting from Camp one, Polour resort, and going by road to summer base-camp or second campsite, (Goosfand-Sara or Mosque), then hiking from there to high camp, Bargah Sevom. Before making the climb; has maps and details of the various trekking routes HERE. Remember on the summit day and after leaving the high camp, there’s no water on the trail.

In our Damavand Forum you may also find the most Frequently Asked Questions and the most common answers about climbing Damavand Mountain.

Damavand Mountain, Iran
Iran is home of numerous beautiful mountains suitable for hiking trekking and climbing. Damavand is a photogenic figure of the country that is covered in snow in winter and stands at 5,670m, much higher than anything around it. Mount Damavand is the highest peak in Iran and the highest volcano in all Asia. This giant volcano is situated in the central part of the Alborz Mountain Range, 80 Km north-east of capital Tehran. Mt. Damavand is the most prominent feature of Iran looming majestically near the southern coast of the Caspian Sea.

Mount Damavand highest peak in Iran and the highest volcano in all Asia. Nicknamed as the roof of Iran.
Mount Damavand Iran
The highest volcano in Asia
Photo by Ardeshir Soltani: Mount Damavand Guide

The white summit of Damavand with its regular cloud caps is one of the most stunning sight of Persia, as is the Fujiyama in Japan. Mt Damawand is encircled by many good-looking peaks of the Alburz Chain such as Mount Doberar. Alam-Kuh, an amazing high peak in Takhte Soleyman (Takht-e Suleyman) Massif, and the admirable Dena Mountain are among the most famous Iranian hiking trekking and climbing trails.

Standing at 18,600 feet above sea level, Mount Damavand is the most notable mountain peak in Iran and nicknamed as the roof of Iran or top-of-Persia. Mt Damawand is located between capital city Tehran and Amol city in Mazandaran Province, midway on the Haraz Road. A small and beautiful town called Damavand City is situated about 20 Km from the mountain and is much used as a summer resort by the people of Tehran.

Interesting Facts about Mount Damavand Iran

  • The most popular side for trekking Mt Damavand is the south route.
  • One of the best starting points for hiking Damavand is the Polour complex which was built by the Iran Mount Climbing Federation.
  • On the south route of Damavand mountain there is a frozen waterfall (or icefall) called Abshar Yakhi. This icy fall it is about 12 m tall and located at the elevation of 5100 masl, it is the highest fall in Iran.
  • There is a small glacier in the Damavand volcano crater which is accumulated with snow and ice, generally frozen during the year.
  • Due to freezing temperature at the Damavand summit there is little chance to see water in the Damavand glacier on the summit crater, but in a hot summer it could melt and form a small pool.
  • Just below Damavand crater there are few famous glaciers such as Yakhar, Sioleh and Dobi Sel.
  • The north face has an extra shelter at 5000m.
  • Ascent to the Mt Damavand summit is technically easy but physically a challenging hike, the main challenge of the climbing is acclimatization and the weather.
  • Damavand (5670 m) is the highest mountain of Iran and one of the easiest 5000 m mountains in the world in summer season.

Trekking Mount Damavand Iran
Damavand is one of the most easy accessible 5000-meter peaks in the world.
Explore your next big adventure in Iran with our Damavand Mountaineering Guides. Trekking to the “Roof of Iran” is certainly one of the most memorable and unique experiences you will have on the trip. Not only will you feel unparalleled success, but also you will get the most respect among most mountaineers you meet, which may be even more satisfying.
The suggested Damawand Mountain trekking and climbing season is between June and September. In winter it is recommended only for experienced climbers. Damavand has 16 trekking routes with different difficulties.

Ascent to the Mt Damavand summit is technically easy but physically a challenging hike, the main challenge of climbing is acclimatization. If Damavand Weather Forecast is good enough, the ideal tour package to reach Damavand Peak takes about four to five days. Because you have to do acclimatization and adaptation climbs to prevent altitude sickness, it means to go higher than campsites, then return back to get used to the altitude. However, strong and physically fit climber may be able to reach the summit only in two days. There are shelters, camps, huts along the way. The easiest route to reach the summit is hiking from the southern face. With two camps in the middle at 4220 and 4250 meters.

Mount Damavand South Route Hiking Trekking and Climbing Maps
Damavand Mountain South Route Trekking Map
Map by Ardeshir Soltani: Damavand Mountain Guide

Mount Damavand Routes
Although Damavand is the highest volcano in Asia but it is one of the non-technical 5000 m mountains in the world. The most affordable summit above 5000m, all around the world! Mount Damavand is a well-shaped volcano. Due to its conical shape it is possible to climb it from many sides. There are about 16 known mountaineering routes to the peak with different difficulties. Some climbing routes are very difficult and require rock climbing techniques. But 4 trekking routes are well-known because there are good shelters or suitable campsites midway. Some routes are suitable for more experienced climbers with access to technical equipment. On the other hand, a route such as the Yakhar Valley on north-east side, which is home to one of the largest glaciers, is the hardest to climb. While the western route is famous for its stunning sunset views. One of the non-technical hike and the easiest route to reach the Damavand summit is hiking from the southern flank.

Damavand Mountain Iran.
Damavand Cloud Cap
Photo by Ardeshir Soltani
Mount Damavand Iran
Foto by A. Soltani: Damavand Guide

Mount Damavand Weather

In general terms, Damavand Mountain in Iran has two climates for hiking trekking and ski touring. Mount Damavand Weather is moderate in summer season, but it is cold in other seasons!  The best weather forecast for Mt Damavand hiking trekking, climbing guided tours is during Mid-June to mid-September. This period is called Mt. Damavand Summer Season or Damavand trekking season. This is the best timing and has the ideal climate for Mount Damavand hike & trek tours.

Damavand Mountain Hiking Trekking and Climbing Guided Tours
Damavand Mountain Hiking Trekking and Climbing Guided Tours
Photo by Ardeshir Soltani: Damavand Info

Mount Damavand Trekking Season
In this time of year Mt. Damavand weather is quite mild, there is not much snow left on Damavand trekking routes and most footpaths are free of snow.

Remember in Damavand Mountain trekking and climbing season. Damavand Mountain campsite, tenting area, shelters and refuges are crowded in Iranian weekends and holiday.  To meet the least possible Crowd problem in weekends in Damavand trekking season and to enjoy your trekking tour to Damavand and other Iran cultural sightseeing tours it is highly recommended to avoid Iran Public Holidays. In Iran the official weekend is Thursday and Friday.
Saturday is the best starting day for Mount Damavand trekking, climbing guided tour packages.

Remember even in summer time and during Damavand trekking season you need a good weather forecast for any successful attempt to Mount Damavand Peak from any route. Also in any weather condition bring enough mountain equipment and clothing. Always reserve a couple of days in your program for bad weather or more acclimatization.

Damavand Off-Season
The other seasons (October to May) are called Damavand Off-Season and are considered as tough climate for trekking and climbing tours.

Weather Forecast for Damavand Mountain Hiking Trekking and Climbing Tours
Mount Damavand Hiking Trekking Weather Forecast

Mount Damavand Climate
Mount Damavand Weather in Spring (April, May)
Due to cold weather and remaining ice and snow left on the mountain, hiking trekking and climbing Mount Damavand is difficult in spring mainly because the weather is unstable and cold. However it is suitable for Mount Damavand Ski Touring and Snowboard especially in April.

Damavand Mountain ski season is mainly depended on the amount of snowfall in the area. The amount of snow is different each year and it relays on the weather and the climate change. Damavand ski season may start from Mid-November and last until mid-May. Damavand Ski Tours generally go in March & April. It is highly recommended to check the snow condition in advance and before you fix your program and travelling to the area.

Mt Damawand nature is beautiful in spring specially for its natural red poppy fields which start blooming in May in lower slopes and gradually covers the upper parts. May and June are the best months for natural and eco hiking & trekking tours.

Mt Damavand Weather in Summer (mid-June, July, August, mid-September)
Mount Damavand weather is relatively mild in summer season and ideal for hiking trekking tours. This mountain is a popular climbing peak in July and August due to its fine weather condition.

Remember Damavand weather is fine mostly in summer, but it could change quickly without any warning, the temperatures may drop to far below zero, so to be on safe side it is advised to bring enough gears and warm cloths even during a good weather condition.

Damavand Mountain Weather in Autumn (September, October)
Autumn weather on Mt Damavand Iran is generally cold and very windy. Due to cold weather there is no running water in the area. But mountain shelters are not crowded. You are advised to bring good winter Equipment with you. Due to icy footpath Damavand ascend and descend is difficult.

Damavand Weather forecast in Winter (November, December, January, February, March)
Mount Damavand winter weather may start from October and last to April. Winter climbing to Damavand summit is very tough and highly risky. Because of strong winds and very cold weather, snow, ice and other risks, Damavand winter climbing is graded very difficult. The south route is the best trail for winter mountaineering and ski touring. Visit also Winter Equipment.

Mount Damavand Ski Touring 
Due to vicinity of Caspian Sea, there are heavy snow falls on Damavand ski fields in winter. Damavand Ski season for ski and snowboard tour is from December to mid-May, the best ski months are March & April.

For Mount Damavand Winter Climbing and Ski Touring you need very high skilled experienced ski or mountain guides. Cars cannot go up to the base camp and it is not possible to use mules in the area, so you should carry all equipment yourself or use porters. Visit also Damavand Meteo.

In winter season, shelters need some cleaning from snow and garbage if you are lucky enough to find them under snow! For a safe and successful Damavand winter climbing and ski touring you should be very experienced and well-equipped. Also you need a good timing and suitable weather too. 

Damavand Mountain Ski and Snowboard Season
Mount Damavand ski season is highly depended on the amount of snowfall in the area. The amount of snow is different each year and it relays on the climate change and weather. The ski season may start from Mid-November and last until mid-May. Damavand Ski Tours generally go in March & April. It is recommended to check the snow condition in advance before you fix your program and travelling to the area.
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Mt. Damavand Weather Forecast
Extrem weather forecast for Mt Damavand ski touring and winter climbing guided tours

Mount Damavand the Highest Mountain in Iran & Asia’s Highest Volcano

Discover necessary data about Mount Damavand Iran in this particular 2022 update of this article. We have provided, all the required facts and techniques and the best guiding support to successfully climb Damavand Peak. In addition to, Facts & figures about Mount Damavand, Volcanic Activity, Map, and as a consequence Access Routes & Trails, Geology, Weather Forecast, GPS Navigation systems tracks of the summit, Damavand Best Private and Economy Tours, etc. is certainly be there for you for free. It doesn’t matter whether you’ll buy a Damavand tour package or service from Damavand Info Tour Operator or not! By reading this article, you could have unquestionably the necessary critical information & data needed to obtain safe together with healthy trekking to Damavand Peak.
Mount Damavand South Route Trekking Map
Damavand is the highest volcano in Asia but it is one of the non-technical 5000 m mountains in the world.

Mount Damavand Trekking Guide
Damavand mountain once a year hosts a lot of trekking fan from Iran in addition other places who are after to get hold of the highest Asian volcano. Undoubtedly that is why Mount Damavand belonging to the of essentially the most attractive summits for hiking, trekking, mountain climbing, ski touring, paragliding and more sport activity. Damavand, due to its unique geographical place and its really high attitude it has set up unique natural ecosystems up to it most notably is Lar National Park.

Damavand Iran Ski Touring Guide
Mount Damavand summit is literally surrounded by many 3000-4000 meters peaks in the middle of Alborz Mountains. These peaks (such as Doberar Massif) are accessible and suitable for acclimatization before climbing or ski touring Damavand Mountain. Furthermore, these are the most popular slopes of Iran for Ski touring, ski mountaineering, backcountry snowboard (Off-Piste skiing), Free Ride Skiing.

Mt. Damavand Iran Hiking Guide
Mt. Damavand and also (Kooh-e-Damavand in Farsi) is a volcanic height in Alborz Mountains all the way through the north part of Iran that many placed all around 80 kilometers northeast of Tehran near south coast of the Caspian Sea. Damavand volcano is regarded as a grand stratovolcano that the majority of was formed up alternate cellular levels of lava and lung burning ash that was built up about 1.800.000 years back. Damavand summit height is about 18,600 feet (5,670 m) also is the actual highest point in Iran and the Middle-East.

Damavand Mountain Guide Facts & Statics

  • Alternate Names: Mount Damavand, Damavand Peak, Damavand Summit
  • Easiest trekking route: Hiking from the Southern route in summer season
  • Elevation: 5,670 m (18,600 ft)
  • Prominence Factor: 4,667 m (15,312 ft) 12th highest mountain in the world
  • Location: Between Capital Tehran & Amol city in Mazandaran, Iran
  • Volcano type: Stratovolcano
  • Last eruption: ~ 7300 Years ago (5350 BCE ± 200)
  • First ascent: by local people
  • Total Area: 2,950 Hectares
  • Parent peak: Mount Elbrus
  • Parent range: Alborz Moutain Range
  • Coordinates: 35°57′20″N — 52°06′36″ E
Alborz Mountain Range & Damavand Mountain, Iran
Damavand Mountain, Located in the middle of the Alborz Mountains

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