Iran Ski holiday tour – dizin
Iran, the best skiing destination of Middle East
Make it memorable! The holiday you have always dreamt of.
Iran is the one of the best and the most popular skiing destinations in the Middle East. Since it is endowed with many high and mountainous areas suitable for skiers with long-enduring cold weather, snowy seasons, and powdery snow, Iran is welcomed by both local and foreign skiers.
One of the high mountain ranges of Iran is called Alborz. This mountain range, located near Tehran, has got many popular skiing resorts such as Dizin (the most popular and the biggest), Shemshak, and Darbandsar which are the most accessible and with the best equipment for skiers. Pooladkaf, Toochal, and Sepidan (in the south near Shiraz) are other famous ski resorts of Iran.
Iran Dizin Ski Resort
The best ski resort in Iran is Dizin Ski Resort which is located in the center of capital, north of Tehran in the Alborz Mountain Range. Dizin is one of the 40 highest ski resorts across the whole globe. Its highest ski lift is 3600 meters. Its base is higher than the peak of many Alpine resorts. You can go to the altitude of 3700 meters above the sea level by taking its lifts. Dizin has the best powdery snow for skiing in the world. Due to its high quality snow, Dizin is welcomed and accepted by snowboarders. It should be taken into consideration that Dizin has runs for any type of skier from beginners to professionals, but it is more suitable for the more experienced ones. Here are some pieces of information about Iran Dizin Ski Resort.
Dizin Hotels and Cottages
Dizin International Ski Resort offers affordable and convenient accommodation consisting of 2 hotels, 19 cottages and 5 restaurants, private apartments and villas near the resort which yearly host thousands of people.
It is placed around 2 km from Dizin Ski Resort. There is a higher chance of finding vacancies on weekends in this hotel; it has four buildings with special services, a restaurant and amenities such as a free shuttle bus to the mountain slope.
Dizin Skiing Equipment
You can rent any skiing facilities that you need to ski with, so you do not need to bring anything. Our ski school uses internationally popular and modern methods to make your ski learning more pleasant. These are among the facilities you can get there: ski wear, ski and snowboard, mono board, alpine ski, cross country skis and accessories. Kids ski teachers are also available. Three tele-cabins, two ski lifts, seven tele- skis and one Hammer tele-ski are also available here.
Food and Drink
In Dizin you can find 2 restaurants; the first one is at the top of Chalet gondola 3,000 meters above sea level and the second one is Chaman restaurant located at the top of Chaman chair lift and you can have food and beverages here.
Best Travel Time
The ski season lasts longer than even European ski resorts (from the middle of November to the middle of May) due to its high altitude. It has also an important grass ski in the summer, so you are not limited to winter season or enjoying skiing. The first international grass ski tournament was held here by the International Ski Federation with some leading countries in skiing taking part in the competition in 1996.
You can take the Chaloos Route to reach to Dizin Ski Resort, but you should be wary of 3.5 hours of time that it takes to reach there in the winter season. Best on your group or tour members, the kind of car will be determined. For 1 or 2 pax, Sedan car is used, for 3 to 5 people, Dlica van is hired, and for groups of 5 to 9 individuals, Toyota Hi-Ace is rented you can take your skiing poles by this vehicle. The cars must be equipped with wheel chains.
Our Tips for What to Take:
To have the maximum joy and pleasure, please take your own skiing equipment particularly your own skiing boots. If you would like to rent ski equipment, the price range starts with 25$ for the novice skiers per day and if you want to rent for more than two days it will be cheaper.
What to bring: Please do pack the lightest possible. You may not have another person to help you all the time, so bring as much luggage as you can carry by yourself.
Arrival to Tehran,move toward Dizin that is one of the 40 highest ski- resorts in the world located 60 Km. northwest of Tehran, have a half -day ski tour.Overnight Dizin
Full day skiing in Dizin; overnight Dizin
Full day skiing in Dizin; overnight Dizin.
Full day skiing in Dizin; overnight Dizin
Half –day ski tour,transfer to IKA for departure time
Visa support & reference code
Hotel accommodation as mentioned
All mentioned sightseeing
Licenced English speaking guide
Expenses of personal nature
Visa stamp fee
Tips & Portages
Bring the Following Items
Clothes and equipment for skiing such as,
Bindings and skis,
Gloves and warm hat,
Jeans, pants, warm sweater, warm jacket,
Skiing poles and