MT Damavand with bicycle The video is about an expedition mountain biking trip to ascent Damavand Mountain (5610m) which was performed in July of 2019. Mt Damavand is Iran’s highest peak and it’s the highest volcanic mountain of Asia. The mountain is in the southern coast of the Caspian Sea and is in the north

UTMD (Ultra Trail Mount Damavand) is an Ultra Trail marathon in Iran conducted in the Lar National Park and the west side of volcanic Mt Damavand (5,610 meters, the highest mountain in the Middle East). Adventure Iran started organizing this approximately 100 km race in 2017. It is an annual summer competition, with many runners

Dasht-e-Havij or Gor Chal plain, at an altitude of 2,700 m, is situated 400 meters above Afjeh village. It is one of the most famous attractions in the Lavasanat district,  (northeast of Tehran in central Alborz Mountains). Havij means Carrot and Dasht-e Havij means literally a ‘big carrot field’. There are various legends about this

Numerous mountains surround the area North of Tehran City with heights over 3,000 to 4,000 meters making perfect centers for selected adventure activities such as mountain biking. There are protected areas and national parks situated in the central part of Alborz Mountain range. Varjin, Alborz-e Markazi protected areas and Lar National Park are located northeast

Hiking in Iran is one of the most attractive activities for many individuals especially considering Iran is a mountainous country with many of them over 4,000 m. Hiking is a popular sport for Iranians at weekends. Iran is a vast country with two huge deserts, where even from the desert area it is possible to

Alborz mountain range is a major mountain range in Northern Iran, located south of the Caspian Sea. In Persian it’s called Resht-e Kouh-hayeh Alborz. There are various spellings of these mountains as follows: Elborz, Alburz, Albourz, and Elburz. The length is around 900 km, stretching from Azarbaijan, (“northeast Iran”, close to the Turkish border), all

Lar National Park is an important protected area of approx. 30,000 hectares in size, located at the foothills of Mount Damavand (5,610m), the highest mountain in the Middle East, northeast of Tehran. Lar is also the name of the river, the dam and the lake created by it. Protected by the Department of Environment of