Sabalan Mountain located in the northwest of Iran in western part of Alborz mountain Range, about 111 Km drive, west of Ardabil city. It is a 4811m active volcano which is the 3ed highest summit of Iran. There is a magnificent crater lake at its summit occupying an area of 50m by 50m and 15m deep. While the peak covered almost all the year by snow, the Sabalan Mountain area is full of hot springs, and a main concentration is within Sareyn County having 10 various hot springs. While Climbing Sabalan Mountain you can enjoy hot springs as well.
To reach the Sabalan peak there are several paths but the normal path is from northeastern face with a shelter (Hoseiniyeh Shelter) at the altitude of 3600m, which can be accessed via Ardabil Meshgin shahr road.
Itinerary of Mountain Climbing Package
|Arrival in Tehran. You will be met and welcome at Imam Khomeni International Airport and transferred to Mehrabad Airport to take a flight to Ardabil. Then you will be transferred to your hotel in Ardabil. In the evening you will meet your tour guide and visit Tomb of Sheikh Safi-Ad-Din Ardabili and comeback to your hotel, review your climbing program and inspect your facilities. (Overnight, Hotel in Ardabil)|
|After breakfast you will be transferred to hot springs village Shabil (2700m) , via Meshgin Shahr road, after Lahroud Town. After some rest and enjoyment from mineral springs , you will transferred to the Hoseiniyeh Shelter (3600m) by 4WD car,(Or you can walk about 5km to the Shelter,) and the rest of the day spend for acclimatization. (Overnight, Hoseiniyeh Shelter)|
|Today is a Day of Victory. You will leave Shelter to conquer Sabalan peak at the altitude of 4811m. Rest for a while, take some photos near the magnificent lake and descend to Hoseiniyeh Shelter. (Overnight, Hoseiniyeh Shelter)|
|Early in the morning you will be transferred to Shabil village by 4WD car, after breakfast and some refreshment in hot springs you will transferred to Ardebil Airport to fly back to Tehran and then to the hotel respectively. (Overnight, Hotel in Tehran)|
|You will be transfer to the airport.|
- All Transfers
- Portage ( Carring Equipment & Supplies by Beasts)
- Travel Insurance
- Free Visa support
- Professional Mountain Climbing Guide & Driver
- Food Supplies
- Water Supplies
- Camping Facilities (camping tents and sleeping bags)
- Entrance fees
Best climbing months are June, July, August, and September.
Recommended Things to Bring
- Warm Wind proof Jacket with Hood
Gloves, Goggles & Warm Hat
- Walking socks , comfortable Climbing boots
- Sunscreen, Lip Slave
Any type of Climbing Equipment is on travelers. While in the Mountain, bring as much as you need . In most Iranian Mountains, you have the option to rent beasts to carry your equipment. So bringing your own equipment boosts the performance and enjoyment of your trip .
- Regarding your situation, this tour package can be booked as a standalone tour package or simply, you can combine this tour package to any of our well-designed Iran Tour Packages.
- While in Tehran there is a good chance to spend one more day visiting the capital city of Iran with our Tehran City Tour Package.
This tour package can be done in less days by professional mountain climbers.