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List of Running Ski Areas in Iran

Name Loacation No. of Teleski 
Baba Heydar Area 65 KM to Shahr-e-Kord 2 Teleski
Daran Area 100 KM to Isfahan 1 Teleski
Dena Area Near Kohkiloye & Boyer Ahmad 1 Teleski
Khor Ski Area 35 KM to Karaj 1 Teleski
Khoshako Ski Area 30 KM to Orumiyeh No Teleski
Kohrang Area  75 KM to Shahr-e-Kord 1 Teleski
Nour -C Tub Area 67 KM to Tehran 2 Teleski
Payaei-Chaei Area 42 KM to Zanjan 1 Teleski
Shazand Area 35 KM to Arak 1 Teleski
Tarik-Dareh Area 15 KM to Hamedan  2 Teleski 
Uromiyeh Area 42 KM to Uromiyeh  2 Teleski
Yam Area  60 KM to Tabriz 3 Teleski

Tochal Ski Resort

Tochal-Ski-Resort

 

Tochal Ski Resort consists of many recreational and sports facilities located in Velenjak, north of Tehran. Beautiful landscape, Mountain fresh air, many sweet water springs adds to freshness of the complex. Its Telecabin with a length of 7500 m is one of the longest connected Telecabin lines in the world according to the certification of the Telecabin constructor (Poma Company).It was set to build in 1974 and has been open to the public since 1978.The Tochal Telecabin consists of 3 main lines and the total of 4 chairlift and tbars lines.There are 6 main stations and 8 small stations.The telecabin begins from end of Velenjak St. in Shemiran area in north of Tehran, at the altitude of 1900 m, and ends at the seventh station at the altitude of 3740 m.The gondola lift has four stations:Station 1 is at an elevation of 1900 m, and located at the beginning of Velenjak valley (end of Velenjak Street). In this station, parking, inns and some other facilities are available.Station 2 is at an elevation of 2400 m. and has very limited facilities.Station 5 is at an elevation of 2935 m. There is a restaurant and a rescue center in this station. Station 5 is in the middle of one of the ski slopes. This station is also accessible through several climbing paths like Shirpala shelter, Osoon valley and Palang-chal shelter.Station 7 is at an elevation of 3740 m. It is the closest and the last station of the gondola lift to the Tochal main ridge. This station is in the middle of the Tochal ski slope. A 30-minute walk from this point is the main Tochal peak. This station is also reachable from Hezar-cham climbing path from Station 5.In Station 7, located the main ski slopes.The peak slope is started from the foot of Tochal (at 3850 m) and ends in the hotel (at 3550 m). With the length of 1200 m is a very suitable slope. There are one Doppelmayr chairlift and one teleski improvised in this ski slope. Also in this ski slope Half Pipe does exist.Western Foothill: This slope is located on the western foothill of the Tochal Mountain and it has unique views of the surrounding spectacular mountains. The length of the ski slope is 900 m, the peak having 3,750 m height, and its lowest spot (Tochal Hotel) is 3550 m high. And it has a Poma chairlift. 

  • Other Activities in Tochal Ski Resort

Tochal complex provides plenty of sports and recreational facilities very close to Tehran including: An Snowboard Park, 6 Tennis Courts, An Archery club ( It provides every equipment needed to shoot darts and archery for men and women at any age as an entertainment or professionally.),  A Bungee Jumping club (The club was the first club jumping in Iran, including the 40-meter platform to fly above Tehran.), Walking, hiking, and Mountaineering (Walking path length of 2000 meters from the main parking and leads to the first station for those who are interested in fresh mountain air,Hiking route starting from the first station continuing to the Tochal peak for Mountaineering.), skate club, 5D roller-coaster Simulator , “Baam-E-Tehran”( On first station is "Baame Tehran" which means Roof of Tehran, since you can have a panoramic view of the city under your feet.).

ski-equipments Ski Equipments 

The best brands of ski and snowboard equipment  are available to rent  inside the complex . Also  instructors and an experienced guide who can take you off-pist does exist in the area to hire.

transporatation How to Get to Tochal Ski Resort? 

From Tehran:

  • As Tochal complex is the closest ski resort to Tehran(about 3 km from Tajrish Sq.), there is a good option for those who like to have one day ski tour so we highly recommend to book a tour to go there.
  • It is possible to take taxi or drive from all part of Tehran to Chamran Highway, Velenjak St. to the entrance  of Tochal complex. 

hotel Where to Stay? 

»Tochal Hotel 5* with its unique land scape located in the altitude of 3545m and there is one of the highest mountain hotels of the world which is located inside the Tochal Comlex. It serves the ski lovers about 7 to 8 months of the year.It has 30 rooms , 5 single rooms, 17 doble rooms, 4  normal suits, and 4  suits with special view . All of the rooms located on the 1st and 2nd floors of the hotel.

food-resturants Food & Eating 

 

Inside the Tochal complex there are 10 restaurants to offer both Iranian and foreign foods (one in the 5th station, another one in the 7th station).

There are 14 stalls offering fruit juices and drinks and 3 coffee shops that will welcome you warmly.

resort- Tochal Ski Resort 

working-days Working Days   

 

Tochal complex welcomes all ski lovers from all around the world seven days of the week:

Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 08.30AM to 13.00PM (All the lines and stations evacuated to station one)

Thursday 08.30AM to 14.00PM (Night gondola  from station 1 up to station 2 can be used until 19.00pm)

Friday 07.00AM to 14.00PM   (Night gondola  from station 1 up to station 2 can be used until 19.00pm)

  • Ski Season of Tochal Ski Resort

Tochal ski slopes works about 7  months of the year (from November to April) although it depends on the snow.

Contact-Service-Avaliability Contact Service Availability

There is full mobile network coverage of all Iranian operators and Wi-Fi coverage inside hotel.

getting-out-good-bye Getting Out & Good Bye

To Tehran:

You can take taxi from the entrance to all part of the city. (There is special taxi services from station one to the entrance as well.)


 

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  • » Combine TochalTours with your Iran Tour

Pooladkaf Ski Resort

Pooladkaf

In the middle of Zagros Mountains, Pooladkaf is located in the northwest of Fars province, 15 km from Old Ardakan city and 85 km from Shiraz. Pooladkaf with its gondola lift runs 2100 m and surface lifts has opened from 2002. The peaks is 3400m above sea level and the vertical drop is 421m.

  • Other Activities in Pooladkaf Ski Resort

As there exist quit perfect accommodation and sport facilities in this resort there are multiple things you can do in all seasons. In winter along with skiing you can enjoy from Snowmobiles, ATVs and Mini Bob and in summer grass skiing, mountain automobiles, pedalo boats in artificial lake, Segways, bikes and horse riding.

ski-equipments Ski Equipments 

Inside the Pooladkaf resort you can rent ski equipment and also there are ski instructors that you can hire.

transporatation How to Get to Pooladkaf Ski Resort? 

From Shiraz:

Although you can take taxi from your hotel to Pooladkaf, we will recommend you to take a tour so everything was predicted for your comfort. Remember Pooladkaf is 85km away from Shiraz, not considering the heavy traffic on holidays, which takes about 1.5 hour to reach there.

hotel Where to Stay? 

Pooladkaf ski resort has a magnificent 4* hotel where you can enjoy a warm rest in your room after a day of skiing. There is also a nearby village named Komeher  where you can find a good motel or stay in  one of the villas.

food-resturants Food & Eating 

Inside Pooladkaf resort there are one coffee shop and fast food on the top of the slope and another restaurant down there in the hotel where you can taste Iranian delicious foods.

working-days Working Days   

Pooladkaf resort welcomes you all year round, 7 days of the week, from 08.30 AM to 17.00 PM.

  • Ski Season of Pooladkaf Ski Resort

Depending on snow-fall the ski season in Pooladkaf is from December to March.

resort- Pooladkaf Ski Resort 

 

Contact-Service-Avaliability Contact Service Availability

All Iranian mobile operators have coverage in the area.

getting-out-good-bye Getting Out & Good Bye

To Shiraz:

There is special taxi service from the hotel inside the Pooladkaf resort.


 

  • » Book a Tour to Pooladkaf Ski Resort
  • » Arrange a Transfer to Pooladkaf Ski Resort
  • » Combine Pooladkaf Tours with your Iran Tour

Sahand Ski Resort

Sahand-ski-resort

Sahand ski resort located on Estern Azarbaijan province, 39km away from south east of Tabriz city, (about 45 minutes). There are two chair lifts, about 1300m long in this resort. In some years the depth of the snow become more than 4m.

  • Other Activities in Sahand Ski Resort

Skiing and snowboarding are the only activates in this resort right now.

ski-equipments Ski Equipments 

Being under development there is no guaranty that you can rent ski equipment in this resort.

transporatation How to Get to Sahand Ski Resort? 

From Tabriz:

Only 45 minutes drive away from Tabriz, its close enough to take taxi, or to be sure everything is ready for you, booking a ski tour is the best option.

hotel Where to Stay? 

Although there are two five and three stars hotels under construction inside the resort right now there is no settlement facilities in this resort,  Or you have to go to Shanli complex about 5 km away from the resort where you can stay in one of the villas . 

food-resturants Food & Eating 

Shanli complex, 5km away, serves the best  Iranian foods and drinks nearby the resort.

 

working-days Working Days   

In ski season its open all 7 week days.

  • Ski Season of Sahand Ski Resort

 

Depending on the snow depth, it is from  November to April.

 

resort- Sahand Ski Resort 

 

Contact-Service-Avaliability Contact Service Availability

Iran mobile network operator has coverage in the area. 

getting-out-good-bye Getting Out & Good Bye

There is no taxi service in this resort.


 

  • Book a Tour to Sahand Ski resort
  • Arrange a Transfer to Sahand Ski resort
  • Combine Sahand Ski Tour with your Iran Tour

Nesar (Bijar) Ski Resort

Nesar-ski-resort

Nesar (Bijar) ski resort located in Kordestan province 147km (About 2 hours) away from Sanandaj city, exactly inside the Bijar city, at the end of Taleqani street on the foot hills of Nesar mountain . Nesar ski resort equipped with 1300m long chair lift and 900m vertical drop has open since 2009.

 

  • Other Activities in Nesar Ski Resort

Nesar ski resort has one of the best grass ski runs ,330m long for does who loves skiing even in summer.

 

 

ski-equipments Ski Equipments 

You can rent all kinds of ski wears and equipment inside and moreover you can participate in ski school inside the Nesar ski resort.

transporatation How to Get to Nesar Ski Resort? 

From Sanandaj:

There is always the chance of taking taxi from hotel but 2hours to Nesar makes the taxi bit expensive .So we recommend you to book a tour to Nesar ski resort and leave all the issues on us.

hotel Where to Stay? 

In fact the best place to stay is 3* Jahangardi hotel in Sanandaj city.

food-resturants Food & Eating 

As the resort exactly located inside the city you don’t need to worry about the food.

 working-days Working Days   

In ski season its open all 7 week days.

  • Ski Season of Nesar Ski Resort

 From November to March

 

 

resort- Nesar (Bijar) Ski Resort 

Contact-Service-Avaliability Contact Service Availability

All Iranian mobile network operators have coverage in this resort.

getting-out-good-bye Getting Out & Good Bye

To Sanandaj:

Although it is inside the city, no special taxi services guarantied.


  • » Book a Tour to Nesar
  • » Arrange a Transfer to Nesar
  • » Combine Nesar with your Iran Tour

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