12-day Iran cycling tour , climbing and cultural-historical tour
Leaving Tehran to Mount Damavand . Early in the morning head toward Reyne village and change the car , continue by 4WD cars to Damavand Camp 2 Gosfand Sara (mosque , altitude 3050 meters) for acclimatization. No climbing or hard exercises. Final preparation and equipment check. Overnight at Gosfand sara in sharing room , with your mat and sleeping bag.
Trekking by 4 to 6 hours slow trek to Damavand Camp 3 Bargah Sevom (4200 meters).
Ascend to the nearby heights. Return back to the third camp Bargah Sevom. No need to start early or go higher and make yourself exhausted , save your energy for summit day , allow plenty of rest after your hike . Going to bed early.
Start climbing at about 4 AM to the summit, (mostly arrive at summit after 5 to 8 hours). Return back to Camp 3 (usually arrive in the afternoon on the same day). Overnight in the shelter.
Visiting Fin Garden , Tabatabaei House ,Sultan Amir Ahmad Bath House , Boroujerdi House , Abbasian House - Staying overnight in Kashan at Ameriha traditional Hotel (preferably in a traditional house or hotel) .
Visiting Si o Se pol , Pol e Khaju .Visiting Naqsh-e Jahan Square . Having Iranian traditional lunch .
Visiting Chehelsotoon , Have a walk through Esfahan beautiful streets . Discovering Jolfa and Vank Cthedral and Jolfa alleys .Have drink at a cafe . Visiting Isfahan city center . having dinner .
Heading to Yazd , Visiting Dolat Abad Garden , Old town , Towers of Silence , Zorostrian Fire Temple , Visitng Kharanaq , Visiting Bafgh desert , riding camels , visiting Zein-o-din Caravanserai , Staying overnight at Zein-o-din Caravanserai .
Leaving Yazd to Eqlid -Start cycling from Eqlid to Sedeh . Spend the night Sedeh
Leaving Sedeh to Tang-e Bostanak (Behesht-e Gomshodeh ) protected area consisting of waterfalls and forests , on the may stop at Tang-e Boraq canyon and waterfalls too . Spend the night in rural eco lodge in village Doroodzan or with nomads
Leaving Doroodzan to Naqsh-e rostam necropolis , Cycling on a smooth asphalt road , Visiting Naqsh-e Rostam . Spend the night on a village close to Naqsh-e Rostam . End of Cycling .
Meeting the driver- guide , visiting Persepolis and Pasargadae world heritages . Going to Shiraz , Visiting Eram Garden and Hafez Tomb . Going to Airport for departing