There are some good ski resorts in Iran, the best and most popular one is Dizin which is located in the heart of capital, north of Tehran in the Alborz Mountain Range. Dizin is one of the 40 highest ski resorts in the world as the highest ski lift reaches 3,600 m (11,800 ft). Also the base at around 9,000 feet is higher than the summit of many Alpine resorts. The lifts take you to an altitude of almost 12,000 feet above sea level. Dizin, with its dry climate, boasts some of the best powder skiing in the world. Having high quality of the snow, snowboarders can have an exciting experience; it is tolerant and accepting of snowboarders. Don’t forget it has a large variety of ski runs for anyone from beginners to professional skiers, but it should be said that Dizin is geared towards the more experienced skier. Lets review Iran Dizin Ski Resort:
Dizin Hotels & Cottages:
Dizin winter international ski resort can offer you and your family very affordable and comfortable accommodation including two hotels, 19 cottages and 5 restaurants, villas and private apartments around the resort which host thousands of people every year.
Gajereh hotel is located about 2 km far from Dizin Ski Resort. This hotel would have a higher chance of having vacant rooms on weekends, it has four buildings with amenities, view to mountains and restaurant. It has a free shuttle bus to the slope, too.
Dizin Ski Equipment:
Skiing facilities are available in the resort to hire; so you do not need to bring your gears. On site the ski school uses the international teaching method which makes your learning more enjoyable. You can get any equipment and ski wear in the area, all kind of ski and snowboard, mono board and alpine ski, cross country skis and accessories. Ski teachers are also available for the kids. Dizin Ski Resort has three tele-cabins, two ski lifts, seven dish tele-skis and one Hammer tele-ski.
Food and Beverage:
There are two restaurants in Dizin; Chalet restaurant located at the top of the Chalet gondola in 3000 meters. Chaman restaurant is located at the top of Chaman chair lift.
Best Travel Dates:
The ski season in Dizin lasts longer than European ski resorts (from mid November to mid May) because of its high altitude. Also, the ski activity in this complex is not confined to winter; as it is an important grass-ski centre in summer, too. The first international grass-ski tournament was held at Dizin by the International Ski Federation with participation of some leading countries in skiing in 1996.
As the usual route to Dizin is Chaloos you should consider about 3.5 hours reaching Dizin ski resort in the winter. The lowest point of the region is 2650 meters and the highest point is 3600 meters above sea level. Based on the group members, the kind of car will be specified and arranged. The Sedan car is enough for groups of 1 to 2 pax. Delica van is proper for 3 to 5 pax if there are not too many luggage. Toyota Hiace is arranged to transfer the groups of 5 to 9 pax. The cars will have wheel chains.