Question: I will like to check if it is possible to do skiing from Tehran during November? If so, how much will it cost?
Answer: In Iran two ski resorts of Dizin and Poulad Kaf are open to offer services to the ski lovers.
Dizin ski complex is situated at Gajereh region on the north mountains of Tehran. Its climatological condition offers a long time for skiing, normally during 22 N0V-22 MAY. Ski facilities in Dizin included two hotels, 19 cottages and 5 restaurants, and the ski-lifts at Dizin includes three telecabins, two skilifts, seven dish teleskis and one Hammer teleski. The lowest point of the region is 2650 in, while its highest point is 3600m, above the sea level. The ski activity in Dizin is not limited to winter season, apart from that, there are also other facilities such as grass ski, tennis courts, mountain climbing, tracks for cyclists in mountainous region which all in all absorb champions and sport lovers for competition from all over the world. Dizin is open to the public on summer holidays, Thursdays & Fridays and every day in the winter.
Pooladkaf 4star hotel is located 10 km off Sepidan road in a most pleasant rocky atmosphere and surrounded by some of the most amazing natural sceneries in Iran like Margoon waterfall or Barm Firooz lake.
Pooladkaf is a ski resort 2810 to 3231 meters from sea level located in the South of Iran, 90 km far from Shiraz, and 15 Km far from Sepidan. There is a gondola lift with a length of 2100 m and also surface lifts.Ski season in Pooladkaf usually commences from first of December to late March and sometimes this period extends to April. Due to considerable precipitation of this region which is about 1000 mm in 6 months, in some years 3 meters of snow accumulates at the bottom of resort. The motivating point about this resort is strong sunshine even in January and the cheapness of the services.
The facilities available at this complex include: the 4 star Pooladkaf Hotel located in a 5000 square meter land and consists of 72 rooms (2/3 bed), 4 suites(6 ppl), and 10 Mongolian Boards (chadors or tents) (4 ppl).Other facilities include: billiards and hand soccer hall, classic restaurant, conference hall, coffee shop, and the nomadic black Chador .The second biggest tele-cabin in Iran, and a tele-ski for professional skiers 500 m and 1000 m long.The greatest ski resort in Iran with a complete set of tools for teaching and instructing.
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