Thinking about hiking vacations? Why not in one of the most beautiful mountains of Iran? Join us for a mountain hiking adventure tour amidst one of the most thrilling landscapes of Iran.
Mount Sabalan has the elevation of 4740 meters is the tallest and geographically most extended volcano in north western Iran. Sabalan mountain and its surroundings are part of the Azerbaijan-Armenian knot of mountains, where Pontus and Taurus mountain chains have their eastern roots and Alborz and Zagros their starting point.
Nice climate, clean air, scenic beauties, unique landscape and local culture are the features that attract lots of mountain climbers to Mount Sabalan each year.
At 7 a.m. drive form Ardebil to Meshkin Shahr (1:30 hours, 106 km). Then continue to GhotorSoui and Shabil on a road stretched amid a verdant region in which the existence of hot spas multiplies the natural beauties (1:30 hours). Go on driving in a 4wd to the Sabalan refuge located at 3660 m (2 hours) and stay overnight.
Today set out a 5-hour climbing from the refuge towards the summit. Conquer the peak and visit the lake until noon, where you can take unique pictures of Iranian nature. At 13 p.m. return to tent and hit the road to Shabil. Stay overnight near the hot springs to rest and relax.