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Breathtaking mountain climb!

Absolutely breathtaking mountain climb. Very arduous and exhausting but well worth it! We organised... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Tim W
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Shirkooh Mountain

Shirkooh Mountain, is one of a famous mountain in Iran also in Yazd you can go there to have some... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Taft, Yazd, Iran
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking mountain climb. Very arduous and exhausting but well worth it! We organised a taxi to take us from our hotel in Yazd to Deh Bala at 6am for 600,000 Rial. For the return trip we were planning to take another taxi but some...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Tim W
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Shirkooh Mountain, is one of a famous mountain in Iran also in Yazd you can go there to have some good time

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank IranNeginTravel
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is the highest mountain in the province of Yazd and it is one of the highest mountain in Iran. The height is 4705 m.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Ahmad-Tavakoli
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We did manage to reach summit on 28th of Octobre 2017. The weather was lovely, but the trek was exhausting. Not the first part, but the second, where the path from a shelter (at ~3500m ASL) becomes looooong before you reach the summit (4075 m...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Sandi K
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Before hiking up Shirkooh mountain we got several quotes from tour guides to lead us up, these prices were ranging from 5 to 6 million rial. After reading about how easy it is to follow the trail we decided to do it by ourselves. We...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Flava_In_Ya_Ear
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We did the hike in 8 hours (including breaks, 5 hours up, 3 hours down). Start of the hike is a bit after 31.6162889, 54.1162363. We stayed in Hotel Mahtab (45 USD) in Deh Bala, they organised a ride to the starting point of the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank default98472018
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The journey up the mountain was beautiful, we were often greeted by the beautiful Persian people. they are very welcoming, we did not expect this. they helped us up, took our pictures and even gave us tips for going down the mountain and other places...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Rj_travel_14
Reviewed 12 November 2016

It's a easy way 4000 meters peak just 40 km far from desert. the route is started from Deh-bala village. there is a shelter on the way and you don't need the tent.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank IranPlateau
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We started the hike in the village of Deh Bala at about 2500 m altitude and climbed to the top from there without meeting a single other soul. The quietness during the hike was stunning. The view from the top is spectacular, but somewhat spoiled...More

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank ChrisAckermans
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Shirkooh is the highest mountain in Yazd province and the main Characteristic of Yazd mountaians is that thye are bare mountains, I mean no plants and you see just rocks. it is a one day hiking and would be wonderful for those from the countries...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank sarahdushmanfana2016
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