Trip Highlights

Lar National Park and protected area

One day Mountain Biking on the foot of massive Damavand mountain

Visit semi-nomads and shepherds

Crossing Lar valley and its rivers

Untouched landscape of a non-touristic area

Passing through central Alborz mountains ideal for photography

  • Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night
  • Trip Code: 096-STN-BIK
  • Difficulty: challenging
  • Activities: Cycling,
  • Regions: Damavand Peak, Mazandaran Province, Iran
  • Start From: Tehran Province, Iran
  • End: Tehran Province, Iran
  • Service Level: Standard
  • Group Size: ( 4 - 15 )
  • Tour Type: Private Tour
  • Price: On Request
  • Single Supplement: N/A

This is amazing opprtinities for all vistors to have a exciting adventure mountain biking one of the closest sites in the Capital’s countryside. We will send you to heart of Alborz Mountains in the park which is suranded with many mountains and for one day we have a chalenging biking from Northern Tehran towards heart of Lar national park which is in the west of Damavad mountain. We will have approximately 30-40 km biking and we will cross a couple of mountains, canyon and rivers to riech the foot hill of Damavand. The valley is vast area and on early of the season on May will coverd different type of flowers. We have to croos the Lar rivers for a couple of times and that would be a good to be prepared with extra colths and t sandal and so on. We will have camping in the National Park and we will supply all of the camping stuff and gears and sleeping arrengmnet as well. We will start the journey from the Capital towards Fasham Road and we will back through Haraz road to Tehran.  

For getting the permit to National Park for forginer its take time and extra paper work and advance booking is mandatory.



3 B

3 L

 3 D


1 night local village, 1 night tent camping, 1 night guest house


All transportation, backpack handling during the trek (up to 15 Kg)

Other Services

English spoken mountain guide.

Backpack handling by 4WD cars or Mules/Horse (limited by 15kg per person)

Provided Gear: Eating utensils, tents and camping equipment, sleeping bags, mattress, pillows, duffel bag  for non-trek items left at our office in Tehran

Not Included

Items of personal nature, travel insurance, Mountain Bike


Day 1 : transfer to Central Alborz. overnight in local house.

Day 2: Biking in the Lar National Park from Garmab Dar to Dashteh Lar




The National Park of Lar is as big as 30000 hectares and doesn't have any residential area in or around it. During the summer when the gate of National Park will be open for local tribes you will see semi nomadic shepherds of the desert areas further south take their herds to graze in the summer months. Also, you may see some Persian tribes making KOOCH (move to high altitude and cooler places in the hot season) in the park.

Regarding the different ecosystems and ecology, it has different species, including: Birds, Mammals, reptiles, amphibians and aquatics (for example: brown bear, viper, partridge, gamma and red-spotted trout). It is also used for beekeeping considering the various plants it has.

The park will be open from May to Mid- August and will be close for the entire of the year. The best time to visit is beginning of May to the end of June when the area’s grassland is covered with wild flowers. For entry to the Park all of domestic visitors need permit for visiting the park. For foreign visitor’s is needed, extra paperwork and little hassle. They need a written permit is needed from the Environment Department of in Tehran (headquarters) which is bureaucratic and time consuming.

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