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Iran ski season starts from late November till April dependent on the weather condition in Iran. There are some good ski resorts in Iran. The best and most popular Iran ski resort is Dizin which is located in the heart of the capital, north of Tehran in the Alborz Mountain Range.
Dizin is situated on the North Mountains of Tehran at the Gajereh region which is 123 km by Chaloos and 71 km by Shemshak roads. As the usual route to Dizin is Chaloos you should consider about 3.5 hours reaching Dizin ski resort in the winter. The lowest point of the region is 2650 m and the highest point is 3600 meters above sea level.
It is one of the 40 highest ski resorts in the world as the highest ski lift reaches 3,600 m (11,800 ft). It includes three Tele-Cabins, two ski lifts, seven dish Tele-Skies, and one Hammer Tele-Ski. Dizin Ski Resort has comfortable accommodation facilities such as hotels and chalets.
There are two hotels and 19 cottages. The two hotels are located at the bottom of the slope. The hotel is located just 20 m from the bottom of the slopes. The parking area is just 50m away with a few shops that rent out ski equipment.
Gajereh Hotel is located about 2 km far from Dizin Ski Resort. This hotel is slightly cheaper and will have a higher chance of having vacant rooms on weekends. It has a free shuttle bus to the slope. The check-in and checkout times in the Dizin hotel is 12:00 P.M.
You can rent any equipment and skiwear in the area, all kinds of ski and snowboard, mono board and Alpine ski cross country skis and accessories. It is also possible to hire an experienced guide who can take you to other mountains and off-piste skiing. Ski teachers are also available for the kids.
There are two restaurants in Dizin; Chalet restaurant located at the top of the Chalet gondola in 3000 meters. Chaman restaurant is located at the top of the Chaman chair lift. Hotel Design Restaurant is located at the bottom of the mountain by Chalet gondola area at 2700 meters close to Dizin Hotel.
During the day, there is a SFC (Iranian version of KFC) in the middle of the slope and a snack bar at the top.
Best travel dates: 22 NOV – 30 March
As Friday is weekend in Iran and most of the Iranians travel to northern cities or Dizin, the Tehran – Dizin Road may become one-way since noon(from Dizin side), so it is better to plan in a way to travel during the week which is less crowded. As it takes about 3 – 4 hours driving till Dizin (dependent on the weather and road), the transfers to Dizin can be done if the arrival time is till afternoon.
Based on the group members, the kind of car will be specified and arranged for you. The sedan car is enough for groups of 1 to 2 pax. Delica van is proper for 3 to 5 pax if there are not too much luggage. Toyota Hiace is arranged to transfer the groups of 5 to 9 pax. The cars will have wheel chains.
|Day 1||Arrival in Tehran, meet and greet and transfer to Dizin directly (3 hours’ driving). Rest at the hotel or start the ski tour.||Dizin|
|Day 2||Full-day ski tour in Dizin.||Dizin|
|Day 3||Full-day ski tour in Dizin.||Dizin|
|Day 4||Skiing in Dizin and then transfer to IKA International Airport directly.|
All the packages can be extended or adjusted if you like.