In the north-east of Tehran, about 60km away, there exist Shemshak Ski Resort in the Alborz Mountain Rang. Shemshak situated at an altitude of 2550m to 3050m. Having two steep slopes, and 2 to 4 meters snow with 500m vertical drop, it is one of the best ski resorts for Advanced and freestyle skiers and downhill trackers. There are 2 Hammer Teleskis, 2 Ski Lifts, and 3 Dish Teleskis which are lifting the ski lovers up the mountain.
- Other Activities in Shemshak Ski Resort
Being one of the best ski resorts for professionals, Shemshak also has some of the best slopes for freestyle snowboarding. Moreover there are lighting facilities for night skiing and special facilities for Cross-country Skiing and Floodlit Running.
If you don’t like to carry the ski equipment, the good news is you can rent them inside the Shemshak ski resort.
As Shemshak Ski Resort is only 60 to 90 minutes away from Tehran (60km) you can take taxi but the best choice is, booking a ski tour to be sure everything is in best condition for you.
From nearby ski resorts:
Being very close to Disin ski resort (about 10kms) and 2kms to Darban-Sar ski resort, makes Shemshak ski resort a special choice for ski lovers.
Where to Stay?
There are two marvelous hotels right on the foothills of the mountain inside the Shemshak ski resort, where you can enjoy warm shower before you go to bed.
Food & Eating
4 restaurants with different Iranian food and warm drinks welcome all skiers and snowboarders who look for somewhere to refresh themselves inside the Shemshak ski resort. One of these restaurants are at the top of the slopes.
During the ski season day slopes are open 7 days of the week from 07.30am to 03.00pm and night slope is open only Tuesday to Friday from 06.00pm to 10.00pm.
- Ski Season of Shemshak Ski Resort
Depending on snowfall the ski season in shemshak ski resort is from December to March.
Shemshak Ski Resort
Contact Service Availability
All Iranian mobile network operators have coverage in the area and there is ground line available inside hotels.
Getting Out & Good Bye
To Tehran or other nearby ski resorts:
There is special taxi services at the entrance of Shemshak ski resort that you can use.
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