Tochal Ski Resort

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Mount Tochal Ski Resort Tehran

Tochal Ski Resort is one of the most famous ski center in Iran, it is the closeset resort to capital city and because of its neighbourhood to Tehran it is very popular with the single daytrip skiers. Also it is near Mount Damavand, Iran Ski Touring Zone.

Ski Resort Tochal Tehran
Toochal Ski Resort Tehran, Iran
Photo Ardeshir Soltani, Damavand Mountain Guide

This resort has a gondola (telecabin) lift about 7.5 Km long which is one of the longest in the world. It takes about 50 minutes to go from the first station to the last station by car cable.

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Ski Resort Tochal Tehran, Iran
Mt Tochal Ski Resort Tehran, Iran
Photo A. Soltani

The highest point of the piste is located just uner Mount Tochal summit 3970m, it is an ideal place for skiing and snowboarding and other winter sports. Visit also Tochal Weather Forecast.

Mt Tochal is the best places for acclimatization and exercise before going ski mountaineering on Damavand, a very cool way to become accustomed to Iran ski climate in a short form itinerary, in the first days of your itinerary and your arrival to Tehran, you may use this resort. Trek Damavand

Mt Tochal View From Tehran
Mt Tochal View From Tehran
Photo Hamid Reza Alimohamadi

The resort has two chairlifts and one T-bars. There are seven stations on the telecabin route, Tochal ski resort is located at the seventh station, there are two restaurant at fifth and the seventh staion. Climb Damavand.

There is a nice hotel called Tochal Hotel at the base of the resort at 3550m, with 30 rooms and suites. Depending on the climate and the amount of snowfall, the season usually starts in November and lasts until April or even June.

Mount Tochal Peak Tehran, Iran
Mt Tochal Summit Shelter Tehran, Iran
(Mt Damavand is visible in background)
Photo A. Soltani

Tochal Ski Resort Facts and Statistics

Tochal Ski Season
Tochal ski season starts from December and continues to at least April. But sometimes in a good seasons it may start in November and may last to early June.

Quick Facts Mt Tochal Ski Resort

Mt Tochal 7th Station Ski Piste
The piste base is located at 3550 meters.
The top of the resort is at 3850m.
Slope length is about 1200 meters.
Vertical Drop 300m.
This resort is the 5th highest ski resort in the world 3850m.

Mt Tochal Gondola Lift

One of the longest in the world (7.5km).
First station at 1600m.
Fifith Station at 2950 m.
Seventh station at 3750m.
Length 7500m.
Vertical climb 1840m.
There are 3 runs which are connected together.
the total length of the route is about 6 Km.
It has a huge vertical climb of 1840m and reaches a height of 3750m.
The major stations are, first, second, fifth and the seventh staion.
Built in 1978.

Tochal Hotel

This hotel is located at altitude of 3550m and serves the skiers for 7 to 8 months per year while the slopes are covered with the snow.
It has 30 rooms.
6 rooms, single beds.
11 rooms, 2 single beds.
8 rooms, twin beds.
4 suites.
1 VIP suite.

How to go to There

Tehran > Chamran Highway > Velenjak St.

Other Names

Telecabin Tochal or Tochal Telecabin.

Ski Resort Tochal Tehran, Iran
Mt Tovchal Resort Tehran
Photo Ardeshir Soltani

Ski Resort Tochal Tehran, Iran
Touchal Ski Resort Tehran
Photo A. Soltani

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