Alamkuh Expedition-Alps of Iran
- 5 days 4 nights
- Code: 2020m02
Located in central Alborz mountain range and Takht-e Soleyman region, Mount Alam ( Alam Kuh ) is the second highest mountain in Iran and highest in the region with 4850 meters of Altitude .
This magnificent summit is located in Kelardasht village, northwest of Tehran and near Caspian Sea.
Alam Kuh is often called the paradise of mountaineers due to its steep foothills, beautiful glaciers and snowfields and challenging technical routes.
Although Mount Damavand, being the most prominent peak in Iran, has overshadowed Alam Kuh, this amazing summit has a lot to offer to those enthusiastic about mountains and trekking.
The 500 meters high granite wall in the northern face of Alam Kuh, known as Alam Kuh big wall, is one of the attractions of this beautiful summit. Mountaineers from all around the world such as France, Italy, Poland and etc. have opened routes in this wall. Each route is named after the nationality of the groups of mountaineers that opened it.
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Why you choose this package
5 days 4 nights
Day 1: Welcome to Iran
Arrive Tehran. Transfer from IKA airport to a comfortable 4 stars hotel. After taking a rest we will have a city tour in capital. In the evening your guide will brief you about the plans for the next few days.
Day 2: From Tehran to Vandarbon camp (2200m)
After having breakfast at the hotel, at 9:00 we drive to Kelardasht (approx. 4-5 hours) via Chaloos road (one of the most eye-catching roads to the north of Iran), have lunch at a local restaurant, drive to Roodbarak village, be transferred to the Federation mountain camp which is equipped with rooms, beds, showers and restaurant in Vandarbon village by 4WD vehicles, we have dinner in the camp. We will stay overnight in Iran mountaineering Federation camp.
Day 3: Alamkuh Basecamp (3700m)
We will have the breakfast in the camp early at 6:00, then be transferred to Tang-e Galu at 2800m by 4WD vehicles at 7:00 for about 45 minutes, start trekking to Alamkuh southern basecamp named Hesarchal at 3700 meters (approx. 2 hours), set up our tents beside a narrow river on a green land that is a replica of the Paradise on Earth!!!
After having lunch and some rest at the basecamp we will have a short acclimatization trek to the summit of mount Lashgarak (4200 meters) (approx. 2 hours), enjoy the beautiful landscape including 4000 meters peaks. We will stay overnight in Alamkuh southern base camp in the tents.
Day 4: Alamkuh summit (4850 meters)
This is the summit day of mount Alamkuh. After having breakfast early in the morning at 5:00, we will start trekking to the summit of mount Alamkuh around 6:00 (approx. 4-5 hours). In the summit you are able to see Alamchal Glacier and beautiful peaks located at the north face of the Alamkuh. On the way we back, we will trek to the summit of mount Marjikosh (4550m) as an easy extra summit and it would be much easier descending to the base camp from this summit in comparison with the normal route. In the evening and night we have some delicious foods, fresh fruits, coffee and tea. We will stay overnight Alamkuh southern base camp in the tents.
Day 5: From Caspian Sea to the Tehran
After having breakfast at 8:00 we pack and descend to Tang-e Galu where 4WD vehicles are waiting us, then be transferred to Roodbarak village, have lunch in a local restaurant and drive to visit the Caspian Sea and have some fun at the beach. Drive back to Tehran and transfer to the Airport. Now it’s the time to say goodbye and hope to see you again in Iran with another adventure tours.
Customize Options - Price:$510
- Airport and hotel transfers with A.C car
- All land transportation with A.C vehicle
- 4 stars hotel accommodation DBL/TWIN room with breakfast included in Tehran
- All breakfasts, lunches and dinners during your adventure
- Accompanying licensed international languages speaking tour guide and very professional mountain guide
- Visa support: Iran visa authorization code
- Alamkuh climbing permit
- Accommodation in Federation camp and tents whilst on trek and in the mountains
- Transfer from Federation camp to Tang-e Galu with 4x4 vehicle
- International flight tickets
- Unpredictable events which cause extra expenses during tour
- Room services in hotel
- Expenses due to deviation from the scheduled program
- Iran visa embassy fee obtained from the client/s at the time of collecting visa in the embassy
- Any expense not listed under “included” title
- Travel insurance
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