Iran Mountaineering | Trekking Tours
Iran is one of the world’s most mountainous countries by having 55% of its surface covered with rugged high mountains. There are two mountain ranges in Iran: Alborz mountain range, where the highest peak of Iran (Damavand 5610 m) is located, and the world famous Zagros range. With more than 600 peaks over 4000 meters high, Iran is one of the best and most favored travel destinations for mountaineers and hikers.
Damavand Mountain is located in near Tehran and is the highest volcano in Asia and the Middle East. It is also the best and most accessible peak above 5000 meters to climb in the whole Middle East. The third highest volcano in Asia, Sablan Mountain, with a beautiful lake on its peak, is located in the northwest of Iran.