2 Days
Duration
Moderate
Difficulty
Apr, May, Jun, July, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
Month
Cycling
Activity
Adventure
Travel Style
Tailor-Made Tours
Trip Type

Trip Highlights:

TOUR CODE 113-STN-BIK
START Tehran
FINISH Tehran
REGION(S) Tehran
INCLUDED
MEALS: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
ACCOMMODATIONS: Local House: 1 Night
TRANSPORTATION: Private vehicle
All transportation according to the itinerary
Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
Meals as indicated in the itinerary
English speaking tour guide
NOT INCLUDED Entry fee for the sites not mentioned in the itinerary
Travel insurance
International airfare
Excess baggage charges
Airport and departure taxes
Any extra hotel costs such as early check in or late checkout
Laundry
Mini bar used in the room
Meals not stipulated in the itinerary
Tips (optional)
Cost of medical immunizations
Bottled water
Phone calls
Any other service not mentioned in the itinerary

As Adventure Iran office is based in Lavasan (northern Terhran countryside) in central Alborz mountains, we have designed a lot of mountain biking route in the heart of Alborz mountain for who would like to have activity in neighboring village near to capital city of Tehran. This trip has been designed to be moderate and is perfect for people who have limited time in Tehran or it’s perfect for those who want to escape the crowded and polluted Tehran to a quiet village with fresh air. The highlights of this tour are: meeting local people in the village, Persian food, staying in a renovated local house and beautiful mountain biking route ring around the Shemshak ski resort.
In the afternoon of the first day we will transfer you from Tehran to Shemshak village to stay overnight. This will acclimatize you for a better ascend tomorrow. Early morning the next day, we will start mountain biking from the village toward the pass through a dirt road. Before the pass we have a great view of the Shemshak ski resort and a couple of villages around the area. In the pass if the weather will be clear you will have an amazing view of Mount Damavand and a couple of high peaks in central Alborz mountains. Afterward continuing mountain biking to complete our ring around the ski resort. We will have decent to another village and from there we will back to the starting point of the village. Please inform us your bike size before your arrival. The length of the route is 14.7 km and our total ascent is 976 m and total decent is 976 m.

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Day 1: Tehran to Shemshak

picked up from your hotel at 5.00 p.m. to drive to Shemshak village; taking around 1 hour and a half through a mountainous road. Dinner will be served there and tea/coffee is available at any time. Overnight stay in the local house. (D)
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Day 2: Shemshak Ski resort ring mountain biking

start mountain biking at 8 a.m. The route will start from the house as we stay in Shemshak village. The altitude of starting point is 2700m and pedal up to the pass, height 3100 m and countinue biking on the ridge of ski resort and then have downhill to another village. back to Tehran in the late afternoon and be in Tehran around 20:00. (B, L)
Iran MTB In Shemshak Ski Resort

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