Ski Tour in Dizin, Iran

Ski Tour in Dizin, Iran
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Why not try something different this year? With one of the longest ski seasons (November through May) and an impressive altutude (at 2700m, the base is higher than the summit of most Alpine resorts), Dizin is inviting you to a new adventure: Ski, ski, ski!  ...in Iran!

Iran is much safer than many Westerners might believe. Most people are genuinely friendly and interested in you and your country, so leave aside your preconceptions and come with an open mind!

Situated in the heart of Iran, only 3 hours drive from Tehran, this charming setting is perfect for those who prefer less commercialized places but want everything at their doorstep. Dizin Ski Resort is situated on the northern mountains of Tehran. The lowest point of the region is 2650 m and the highest point is 3600 meters above sea level, max. 850 meters vertical drop of the pists. Low traffic and surrounded by majestic mountains this area is excellent for a real getaway.

♦ Dizin Ski Resort - The Dizin ski complex is the first ski and winter sport resort in Iran which has been officially recognized and granted by the International Ski Federation for its capability in administrating official and international competitions.
♦ Ski facilities - This ski resort includes three cable cars, two ski lifts, seven dish teleskis and one hammer teleski. Wide slopes are ideal for beginners, families and intermediates. For the experts there are black run treats and exciting, splendid off-piste opportunities. You can also ski all the way back to the village and to your hotel.
♦ Offpiste skiing - Dizin is among the most exciting offpiste destinations. Even though one should always beware the risk for avalanches, it is possible to hire experienced and reliable offpiste guides (most of them trained in Europe). The skipatrols are also well-traied and reliable.


Itinerary:   

Day 1. Tehran - Dizin
Arrival Tehran, meet and transfer to the hotel in Dizin - about 3 hours (please arrange to reach Tehran till 13:00 so we can transfer you directly to Dizin otherwise you must be accommodated in Tehran ) O/N.

Day 2. Dizin
Full day ski in Dizin on your own .O/N Dizin

Day 3. Dizin
Full day skiing in Dizin on your own . O/N Dizin.

Day 4. Departure
Half day ski, after lunch, drive back to Tehran and direct transfer to the airport for departure.

Other expences: ►Single room supplement: 150 EUR (it is also possible to order a 3 person-room at no extra charge) ►Additional night in Dizin: 50 EUR per person in shared double room, single room: 85 EUR ►Telecabin ticket approx. 20-22 USD per day - you order it and pay on spot ►rent of ski equipment 25 - 35 USD / day, the price is lower if you rent the equiment for more than 2 days ► Meals (approximately USD15 - USD20 in one of the restaurants in the resort) ►Overnight at 3*** hotel in Tehran in connection with flight arrival/departure: EUR 45 per person in shared double.
NB! The tour can be organised for

- 2 persons only: 520 EUR per person in a double room.

- 3 persons only: 495 EUR per person in a triple room.

Good to know

- Dizin snow forecast: http://www.snow-forecast.com/resorts/Dizin.shtml
- When booking your trip, it is a good idea to avoid Thursdays and Fridays as these are the days when the resort is busiest - the rest of the week the resort is pretty calm and much more enjoyable.
- Ski facilities closed on 14 January, 22 January and 24 January
- Even though it is possible to rent ski equipment on spot, it is recommended to bring at least your own ski/sowboard boots. (Turkish Airlines allow 30 kg luggage. If you wish to bring your own ski, you need to register this desire in advance and pay EUR60 at check-in).
- It is forbidden to import in Iran alcohol drinks and pork meat.
- Bring cash in EUR or USD as credit cards cannot be used.
- Clothing: Men should wear short- or long-sleeved shirts and long trousers. For women the aim is not to draw attention to the shape of your body nor to have any flesh showing except your face and hands. A headscarf is compulsory - take lots, the more colourful and cheerful the better. The perfect outfit would be a loose, long-sleeved shirt worn over jeans/cotton trousers.
- A tour to Isfahan or Shiraz or extra days in Tehran can be organized upon request.   

Visa: Citizens of many countries may receive a 15-day tourist visa upon arrival at the airport (price: about 50 EUR) - please, check in advance if you are eligible to this. If not, we will provide the necessary documents, so you can obtain Iranian visa in your local Consular Office. NB! Passport must be valid at least 6 months after departure. There should be no Israeli stamps or visa in your passport! 

Nessesary equipment: We suggest that you bring the following items: ► Clothing & Equipment ►skis & bindings ►ski boots ► ski poles ►ski pants and warm jacket ►gloves, goggles & warm hat ►helmet ►casual winter clothes – jeans, pants, warm sweaters etc ►sunscreen

Documents & Money: ►passport (with photocopies) ►travel insurance (with photocopies) ►airline tickets (with photocopies) ► money in cash   

We recommend travel in the period: December - March


Price Includes:
3 nights at standart hotel in Dizin with breakfast
all transfers
local English speaking driver-guide
visa support

Not Included:
Flight tickets to/from Tehran
Iranian visa (ca. EUR 50)
drinks and meals not mentioned
insurance
tips
liftpass and hiring of ski equipment
accommodation in Tehran
additional transfers
eventual expenses due to bad weather conditions

Vacation Extensions:
Roundtrip Iran - Classical Persia
A Glance of Iran


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We recommend a flight with Turkish Airlines.

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