When you want to enjoy a safe trek to Mt. Damavand Iran, it’s essential to research before you start the program. Study all the necessary and basic information about climbing and trekking this giant volcano.
Trekking Mount Damavand Iran: Info, Facts, Routes, Difficulty & Preparation
Located in the north of Iran, you will see Damavand mountain is waiting for your visit. It is indeed a magical volcano, which has special important position to the Iranian people from the perspective of mythology and geography.
A. Soltani: Damavand Info
Damavand height is 5,670 meters above sea level and is the highest summit in Iran, so it is often referred to as the “roof of Iran”. It is also the highest natural attraction in the Middle-East and the highest volcanic mountain in Asia. This fact gives the rank “Seven Volcano Summits” club the greatest opportunity, which is the highest volcano group on every continent.
Gear List for Damavand Trekking
For a safe trek to Mt. Damavand peak, it is necessary to have the correct trekking gears. Always have suitable gears to protect yourself in case of bad weather. Dependent upon the meteo on the summit day, you may decide which equipment you need to take with you and which unnecessary gears to leave behind at the top campsite. Some of the most important gears to bring are listed below. Read more details HERE.
10 Essential Personal Gears to Bring For Trekking Damavand
1- Earplug, to block undesirable noises which may disrupt your sleep in shelter/hut.
2- Good/strong trekking shoes or boots (-10 to -20)
– Warm Jacket and pants (rain/snow/wind). Visit also Damavand Weather Forecast.
3- Main backpack (plus a small attacking backpack).
4- Ski or trekking poles (stick).
– Warm Gloves (Polar/liner/wind).
5- Hat, warm pile/wool hat (better to cover ears), balaclava, baseball cap, scarf.
6- Glacier/Sun glasses with Side Covers 100% UV, IR.
7- Sunscreen cream SPF 40 or better.
9- Small personal first-aid kit.
10- Head lamp.
10 Necessary Gears/Services/Support for Damavand Trek
If you register in a VIP Damavand Private Tour you will also get the following gears, services and support for trekking to Mt. Damavand Iran.
1- Guide: Experienced mountain guide.
2- Accommodation: In campsite hut/local house/tent, reservation.
3- Transport: All necessary land transfers to/from Tehran hotel, mountain camps, Airport.
4- Transfer: to/from Damavand trekking starting points.
5- Food: All scheduled meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) while you are on the mountain campsites.
6- Drink: Mineral bottled water on the mountain campsites.
7- Sleeping bag (bring lining).
9- Tent (if necessary)
10- Cooking gear and eating utensils.
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