An Adventure Guide to the Ski Resorts in the Alborz Mountain Range
- ThemeHiking and Climbing/ Cycling and Motorbiking/ Skiing
- Duration24 hr(s)
- Best Time | WINTER
Exploring the largest ski resort of Iran.
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On the Slopes of Tehran’s Shackled White Giant: The Ski Resorts in the Alborz Mountain Range
It might be hard to imagine a memorable snowy adventure in an international ski resort, known worldwide for its height and the quality of its snow, in a country which is a top destination for desert lovers. But, as the saying goes, Iran is a country for all seasons; a true destination for everything that a voyager’s soul may seek. You may have already been enchanted by the charms of Dasht-e Kavir and Dasht-e Lut, but the shackled white div (giant) of Damavand, as the poet laureate Mohammad-Taqi Bahar describes it, stands straight like a guardian angel over the shoulders of Tehran, calling you to its shining snow covered slopes.
Duration : 24 hr(s)
Point Type: STARTING
One of the largest ski resorts in Iran and the Middle East, Dizin (Dīzīn) is perched on the Alborz lofty Mountain range. It is the best ski resort within a one-day trip distance from Tehran. The resort boasts the standard facilities such as gondolas, ski lifts, chairlifts, hotels, restaurants, and several chalets on the stations. At the highest point, it reaches the altitude of 3600 m and features a 7.5 km ski route covered with snow powder from December to May. In summer, the resort offers a plenty of exciting activities; from grass skiing and mountain biking to archery and other recreational activiti...
- Dizin Ski Resort
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There are two ways to access Dizin from Tehran:
- The first one is from Chalous road to Velayat Rud village to Dizin,
- The other one which is shorter, is from Lavasan to Shemshak and finally to Dizin. Please note the road is closed during winter, so you need to check out the weather reports.