Various: Skiing in Iran

Description: Skiing in Iran Duration (days): Various
Since, Snowfields, rocky slopes and lofty peaks are at the door of Tehran’s inhabitants, excursion is a favorite pass time and so is skiing. Due to Geographical status, Iran’s ski resorts have a significant privilege, which is Temperature and sun shine. About 70% of winter days are sunny with a pleasant temperature around (-15) centigrade at night and (0) centigrade during day time, therefore these features attract many Domestic and International tourists to different ski resorts of Iran annually. The ski season is from December through April or even early May.

There are many ski resorts all over Iran, but some of the best known on vicinity of Tehran are Shemshak Ski slope with length of 1450and altitude of3050m above sea level, Towchal slope with length of 3100 and altitude of 3850 m above sea level and Dizin slope with length of 2800 and altitude of 3600 m above sea level. The latter is the best run and since recognized by FIS several international Grasski tournaments have been held at Dizin