A lot of people can’t believe this, but it is true. Iran has some of the best ski resorts in the world, both for enthusiasts and professionals alike. Adequate snowfalls in Zagros and Alborz Mountains set the favorable scene for activities like skiing. Some of the most famous ski resorts in Iran are Dizin, Shemshak and tochal staying in the ski resort hotel.
Dizin is located about 70km away from northeast of the capital Tehran, The close to the Mount Damavand. It has drawn beginner and intermediate skiers. It is nearby two other main ski resorts of Iran: Shemshak and Darbandsar.
Fresh weather as well as the closeness of the region to Tehran is the main reasons to attract many foreign and local tourists. You will enjoy an interesting ski till midnight by the lightened spectacular scene.
Shemshak ski resort which is located in the north-east of Tehran in the Alborz mountain range is considered as next in rank to Dizin ski complex and has started its activity since 1958. It includes two ski lifts, three dish tele skis and two hammer tele skis. Best season for visiting Shemshak Ski Resort,with 44Km distancefrom Tehran, is winter.
Tochal Ski Resort is one of the most famous ski centers in Iran, it is the closest resort to the capital city and because of its neighborhood to Tehran it is very popular with the single day trip skiers.
The highest point of the resort is located just under Mount Tochal summit 3970m, it is an ideal place for skiing and snowboarding and other winter sports. Visit also Tochal Weather Forecast.
Tochal ski season starts from December and continues to at least April. But sometimes in a good season it may start in November and may last to early June.