Northern Tehran Tour
Here We Provide Information About Northern Tehran tour
Location: Iran, Tehran
Length: 6 hours
Highlights: Tochal, darband, Gandhi districs
Itinerary: Drive to north of Tehran and do trekking in Tochal and sip tea with locals in Darband.
The trip includes: An English speaking guide, the transport, the entrance fees
Tochal : Tochal is a mountain and ski resort located on the Alborz mountain range, adjacent to the metropolitan area of Tehran in northern Iran. It includes a 12-kilometer-long ridge. Its highest peak, also called Tochal, is at an elevation of 3,933 meters (12,904 feet).A gondola lift runs from Tehran to the Tochal ski resort and hotel, all as a part of Tochal Complex.
Darband : Darband, formerly a village close to Tajrish, Shemiran, is a neighborhood inside Tehran’s metropolitan limits. It is the beginning of a popular hiking trail into Mount Tochal, which towers over Tehran. A chairlift is also available for those not interested in hiking.The Persian term darband translates to “door of the mountain” The initial start of the trail at Darband is about 250 metres long and is dotted with a number of small cafes and restaurants. These are quite popular and are busy in the evenings, as locals and tourists alike visit the many hooka lounges along the trail. The Zahir-od-dowleh cemetery, where many Iranian giants of art and culture such as Iraj Mirza, Forough Farrokhzad, Mohammad-Taqi Bahar, Abolhasan Saba, Ruhollah Khaleqi, Rahi Mo’ayyeri and Darvish Khan are buried, is also located in Darband.