Iran’s most famous mountains and high peaks Iran has a long list of mountains above +4000m in different regions in the Alborz, Zagros range. Surprisingly, even in the deserts of Iran, there are many mountains above 3000 m plus a few famous mountains above +4000m. Also, along these two long mountain ranges there are numerous

Mount Sarak Chal Mount Sarak Chal is one of the highest summits in the central Alborz Mountains at 4210m above sea level. There are actually three Sarak Chal peaks which are located on the famous Kolon Bastak-Sarak Chal mountain ridge line. All three mountains are above 4000 m. The closest village to this mountain is

  Shemshak village is one of the highest villages in Iran situated in the heart of the Central Alborz Mountain, with 2,700 m altitude. It is only 65 km from the centre of Tehran, about a 1 ½- hour drive to reach through a mountainous road. There is also a ski resort beside Shemshak village