AlamKouh is the Iranian Alps! After Damavand Mountain, AlamKouh is the second highest mountain in Iran with 4850m. It is located in western wing of Alborz Mountain Range, 185km northwest of Tehran. Astonishing landscapes, numerous rivers, and ice walls make this mountain unique in the country.
Tour Itinerary :
Day 2: Half day city tour of Tehran
Half day city tour of Tehran to visit Golestan Palace, the only world heritage site in Tehran. This old palace is one of first buildings constructed in Tehran and it is full of stories about the contemporary history of Iran, particularly from Qajar to Pahlavi dynasties. Then, we drive on to KELARDASHT, in MAZANDARAN Province, via one of the most scenic roads in Iran, i.e Chalous Road.
Overnight in Kelardasht.
Day 3: Climbing to Hesar chal Camp
In the morning, we move out towards Roudbarak and Vandarbon, rural areas with wonderful landscapes and breathtaking nature. We use 4WD vehicles to get to scenic valley of Tang-e Galou. From there on, we start climbing to get to Hesar Chal Camp at 4100 altitude at the proximity of Hesarchal Lake.
Overnight in Mountain Camp.
We loved this 6 day mountain trekking tour to North of Iran. Everything was great and well planned. Traveling through the rural areas was very comfortable. We enjoyed our trip and felt welcomed and secure all the way through. We totally recommend Iran Marcopolo Tours for visiting Iran.PabloFrom Spain
I’ve just returned from this wonderful 6-day tour to Tehran, Kelardasht, and Alam-Kouh mountain climbing. There was something wonderful everywhere we went. Now I am telling everyone that Iran is a wonderful country! I totally recommend visit to Iran.HarryFrom UK
This tour was everything I expected and even more. Iran is a magnificent country with incredible culture, stunning nature, and friendly people. Tehran’s palace & museum, the road to Mazandaran in north, villages, lake, and mountain were fabulous. We also had a guide who was very experienced and knowledgeable. Amazing experience.MiaFrom Germany
Questions & Answers :
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Departure Dates :
Depending on the group size, the tour price will change. Tour size can vary from one person to above 20 persons.
You will be accommodated in 4-star hotels and Mountain Camps. Hotels could be replaced with similar hotel in the same category.
A Single Supplement is bookable on this trip, subject to availability at the time of booking. The price of the single suplement will be quoted at the time of booking.
The Iranian currency is Iranian Rials (IRR). However it’s common by the locals to use Toman instead of Rials on daily business. Note that 1 Toman = 10 Rials. You should also not that International payment systems and bank cards are not available in Iran. So make sure to bring enough cash for your whole journey.
Weekdays in Iran
States offices, administration, post office and banks are generally open from 7:30 – 12:00 and reopen after a lunch break until 16:00. Thursdays are the working hours until 12:00.
Friday is weekend in Iran.
We offer visa assistance to those who are traveling with us. For some nationalities a visa is required to enter Iran. A visa can be obtained from the Iranian embassy or consulate in your country of residence or at the Iranian airports upon arrival. However, arrival visa is not available for US, British and Canadian Citizens and a visa needs to be obtained prior to travel. Feel free to contact us for Iranian visa assistance.
Your trip will start in Tehran and finish in Tehran.
You need to pay 30% of your tour total amount as deposit if you’re booking prior to 30 days from departure date. If you’re booking after 30 days, you must pay the full amount. Payment should be made through wire transfer to the bank account given in your quotation sheet.
You must have a valid travel insurance during your stay in Iran. You’ll need to provide your insurance certificate when applying for visa either at Iranian embassy in the country of your residence or at the Iranian airports. You will have the option to purchase travel insurance from Iranian companies upon arrival.
Our departures will become available to you once deposit or total amount is paid depending on your purchase date. Departures will be available once at least 2 persons have secured their spot. If you plan to travel alone on one of our tours, you need to contact us to check if it’s available.
If you cancel prior to 30 days from departure, your deposit will not be refunded. If you cancel 29 to 15 days before your departure date, 50% of your payment amount will be refunded. If you cancel 14 days before departure you will get no refund at all.