• Duration

    06 Days & 05 Nights

  • Location

    Tehran , Ardabil

  • Start

    Tehran – Iran

  • Finish

    Tehran – Iran

  • Domestic Flights


  • Type

    Adventure- Mountain Climbing- Trekking

  • Group Size


  • Physical Grading

    Extra Challenging

  • Tour Code

    # 28059

  • Best Time to visit
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September

Iran Mountaineering | Trekking Sabalan

Mount Sabalan, the third highest mountain in Iran, 4811- meter, an inactive stratovolcano in the northeast of Alborz mountain range and Ardabil Province of northwestern Iran. Sabalan Lake, near 12,000 sq.m, at the top of the mountain almost covered with snow through the year, but from May to July, it melts and creates a beautiful scenery. Moreover, from spring to autumn, Shahsavand Nomad live near the mountain that enhances its beauty. In this climbing program, you are going to ascend Mount Sabalan from the northeast (Ghotor soei), and southwest (Moeil) face, a quiet path with eco-touristic parameters and an advanced camp. On this path, you can see the unique vegetation of Alborz mountain ranges, along with its mild mountainous climate, while enjoying the spectacular sceneries of Alborz highlands. You have whatever it takes to have a memorable climb.


• Tehran
• Ardebil
• Sabalan
• Nomad camp
• Sarein


1st Day
Tehran -Tehran

Arrival at IKA International Airport, meet and greet and transfer to the hotel, early check in and rest .Visiting some highlights of Tehran including National Museum of Iran (Iran’s mother museum), The museum containing prestigious relics influential in shaping the world’s culture and civilization. (Closed on holy memorial ceremonies.) Golestan Palace (The Rose Garden Palace) one of the oldest historic monuments) belonging to a group of royal buildings in Tehran, UNESCO World Heritage. visiting traditional Bazaar (closed on Fridays and Thursdays afternoon) O/N Tehran (Hotel –B-L)
2nd Day
Tehran –Ardabil-Mount Sabalan Shelter

Flight to Ardabil, drive towards Mount Sabalan Shelter, which is located at the highest altitude, acclimatization, return to camp(Shelter -B-Lunch Box-D) (Base Camp B-L-D)
3rd Day
Sabalan Shelter- Sabalan Peak- Sabalan Shelter

Heading to Sabalan Peak -large dormant volcano- (4811) which is one of the popular symbols of Azerbayejan and one of the famous mountaineering destinations. Return to the refuge and taking rest, O/N Shelter (Shelter -B-Lunch Box-D)
4th Day
Sabalan Shelter-Shahsavan Nomad(Camp)
After breakfast, heading for an exciting safari, passing the foothills of Sabalan to visit Shahsavan tribes, the symbol of bravery and resistance, full day visiting Shahsavan Nomad, Getting to know their lifestyle, their way of cooking, knitting and ….O/N (Tent B-Lunch Box-D)
5th Day
Shahsavan Nomad (Camp) – Sareyn
Head to Sareyn, swim in Hot spring and then go and stay in hotel, O/N (Hotel-BB)
6th Day
Sareyn- Ardabil- Tehran

Drive to Adrabil and visit some highlights such as Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble, and Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex, Flight to Tehran, End of the Tour


Service level : Standard
Domestic Flights: 2 Tickets
Transport:Air conditioned transportation , 4WD
Accommodation :02 Nights Hotel (BB)-03 Nights Shelter/Camp (FB)
Meals : 03 Lunches & 03 Dinners
Group Leader : English and other speaking language guide
Insurance: Travel insurance
Other Services: Visa arrangements


  • Any international & domestic air ticket
  • Lunches and dinners not mention in the itinerary
  • Any expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, mini bar used in the room, tips etc.
  • Tips and porter charges
  • Any other services not specified above
  • All entrance fees per person
  • Visa fee

Important Note

  • On nature trips, in case of climate change and bad weather, changes in accommodation and programs may occur.
  • On cruises, in case of undesirable sea conditions, the routes and timings may change.
  • Hotel booking process will start upon receiving the flight details.
  • In case of domestic flights cancellation, changes may be applied in the itinerary.
  • Due to the limited number of hotels available in Iran, all hotels listed above are subject to change prior to the trip. We will keep you informed about any changes and can assist you with a complete and up-to-date hotel list at the time of documentation.
  • There is no single room in local houses.
  • There is a possibility to provide bicycles.
  • Due to the sunset and sunrise time, not all sights might be visited.


In order to get the visa, we need 7 working days to get the invitation ref number from Iran foreign ministry.
The needed documents are: a completed visa application form (please Click here to fill the application form),
the copy of your passport; and also the scan of your former visa if you have traveled to Iran before .
The file of your passport copy should be as below:

• Size 40kb
• Format should be JPEG or GIF
• Size should be 5.5cm *4.3cm
• It should be digital

Responsible Travel

As the executive of nature tours in Iran & Globe, we have assumed our responsibility & role so seriously, know the tourism effect on our surrounded environment & local society, and try to plan & operate our tours in accordance with this foreground thought; For, we believe that the tour executive has a great effect on the means of transferring his/her experiments, to guarantee both the passengers health & environment conservation .