• Mountainbike trip in Iran

VTT enduro Iran DamavandIran'duro... want a ride on the highest volcano in Asia?

Our exclusive enduro mountainbike trip in Iran to discover this unknown country and its more than 5'600 meters high summit and one of the most friendly people ever. Are you ready to change your point of view about Iran?

Tech(?) 3/4
Fit(?) 3/4
Duration 10 days

Day 1 - Teheran

Arriving in Teheran airport, we will pick you up at the airport before going to our local to assemble the bikes and let all our unnecessary things and bike cases. Going through this huge city with nice mountainous around, you will be probably quickly surprised by the welcome and friendly attitude of local people that is a standard lifestyle in Iran. You will immediatly feel that your trip will be a great and surprising adventure, far from everything you have heard before coming...

Before leaving Teheran for mountains, we will take time for some shopping in souk and buy some fresh fruits juice to get maximum vitamins for the following days.

Day 2 - Kelardasht region

You are already in love for this place and people, and you are not waiting impetiently to have a try on iranian trails, that you hope as delicious as local food. So as warmup, we will immediatly enjoy a first great ride on singles to get some altitude and have a look on the massive mountains of Kelardasht place.

Distance 35kms
Vertical gain +450m
Vertical drop -2'000m

Dinner and night in gite.

Day 3 - Kelardasht region

Our most regular clients knows how we like using mules for special shuttles on the most remote mountains. We will wake up early to follow our mules carrying our bikes until a 3'850 meters high . We will take profit of five hours hicking to discover stunning and wild scenery.

After saying bye bye to our fellow mules, we will take time to chillout on top and get a picnic before going down to the valley by a great mix of trails.

Distance 38kms
Vertical gain +1'200m
Vertical drop -2'600m

Day 4 - Caspian Sea area

For this day, we will benefit a long day riding through the latst mountains sepratating us from Caspian Sea. We will enjoy amazing scenery with a great view on Caspian Sea. End of the day on the Caspian Sea beach.

Distance 42kms
Vertical gain +550m
Vertical drop -2'200m

Dinner and night in hotel.

Day 5 - Caspian Sea area

You spent all your night trying posting photos on social network, but because the web connection is so low here, you didn't sleep at all, So, we prefer to use shuttles to avoid pedaling and enjoy 2'000 meters down to on an amazing trails in a green forest. 

As soon as you arrive in the valley, you totally forget that you didn't sleep and you are now totally stocked and we have to continue shuttling all the day, trying to get a maximum kilometers of trails.

Distance De 30 à 60kms
Vertical gain De 50 to 200m
Vertical drop 2'000 to 4'000m

Dinner and night in hotel.

Day 6 - Caspian Sea area

We start again for a sghuttle transfer of about 1 hour 40 enjoying deep natural valley and beautiful forest, before a first ridng section uphill to join the most beautiful place ever to have a first class point of view on Caspian Sea facing us. After that, a new trail with more than 2'000 meters down is waiting for us. This trail will probably be in your top five trails... berms, technic, rocks and forest... all spices for a dream trail.

We finish the journey in a very nice small city close to the Sea.

Distance 38kms
Vertical gain +400m
Vertical drop -2'200m

Day 7 - Damavand region

Now we finished enjoying beach and forest to gon to the Damavand, the highest summit of Iran and highest volcano of Asia. Regarding thu huge size of this mountains, we will spend two days to enjoy this unique place. This first day, we will use mules to carry our bikes and bags to reach the 4'250 meters high shellter.

Dinner and night in refuge.

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Day 8 - Damavand region

Depending the level and will of the group we will go to the summit, with bikes or hicking to experience effort at 5'600 meters high and proudly enjoy the 360 degrees view all around. After that we will go down to refuge to take back our bikes and going down the valley, starting with a technical trail, and more slowy at the end.

Dinner and night in gite.

Distance 20 to 30kms
Vertical gain +150m
Vertical drop 2'000 to 3'400m

Day 9 - Teheran

After a transfer, we will go back in Teheran city to pack our bikes and have a latest journey in this huge city, for some shopping and why not take altitude for a lat moment on Milad tower. For those who prefer riding, it is possible to ride short fun trails aroud Teheran.

Distance 12kms
Vertical gain 300m
Vertical drop 300m

Night in hotel.

Day 10 - Teheran / End of your trip

Your trip in Iran is finishing now and we will keep you to airport to let you go back to your home spot, probably with new point of view about Iran.

This program can be easily adapteted and customized to your needs  if you are a group of 4 people or more. Please contact us to organize a custom program.


What our customers think

Exoride - Mtb Guiding & Coaching
Israela Bakker
5 out of 5 stars

Party laps all day, every day🤘 Chris and Marcella are very skilled and experienced riders. Awesome to ride with! They know the area very well. Such a beautifull valley. I'll definitely come again!

Exoride - Mtb Guiding & Coaching
Raphael J
5 out of 5 stars

Great day with the Exoride crew. Well organized, good MTB runs, and relaxed atmosphere. All-around a most pleasant way to spend a sunny spring day in the Valais. Highly recommended!

Exoride - Mtb Guiding & Coaching
James Rega
5 out of 5 stars

Fantastic day shuttling with Chris at Exoride last Sunday. If you're in the area or even if not, I'd highly recommend hitting up the trails he guides around Visp with Exoride! They're techy, flowy, rocky, whatever you want. Thanks guys!

Exoride - Mtb Guiding & Coaching
5 out of 5 stars

Each time I have been out with Exoride the group and location has been different but the feeling has been the same. Chris is a considerate guide and coach who can take you to the best biking in Valais and also help you with ride better through educated advice. I fully recommend you spend some time with Exoride.

Exoride - Mtb Guiding & Coaching
Bert Kempeneers
5 out of 5 stars

Exoride day course @ Verbier: Great way to start the season! Basics. Indivual coaching. Small groups. Cool & experienced guide. Excellent!

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Price/pers :
2'490 CHF / 2'190 €*
*Please read the complete program to know what's included in the price.

Got questions? Please read our F.A.Q. or contact us.

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What's included

  • Expert MTB guide
  • Transfers from/to Teheran airport
  • Internal transfers & private shuttles
  • 4WD, gas and drivers
  • Mechanical support
  • Accomodations in guesthouse and hotel
  • Ascent permits
  • Mineral water
  • Breakfast, lunches and dinners
  • Technical tip-off
  • Video & photos

What's not included

  • International frlight to/from Teheran
  • Airport taxes
  • Bike & equipment rental (?)
  • Visa (mandatory, please apply here)
  • Personal insurances  (?)
  • Personal drinks, snacks and alcohol
  • Last lunch & dinner in Teheran
  • Optional tipping for the staff


Extra stay
  • You want to stay before or after your Iran'duro trip? We help you for booking and informations. Please contact us.
  • Want to share your iranian experience with non-practicing family or friends? We offer manage parallel program during journey.
Bike rental
  • You don't have the right bicycle for this trip or don't want to travel with yours? We have recent mountainbike in excellent working order for rental.

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But to travel, is to live"

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What is my technical level?

  • Level 1/4

You already practice mountain biking and are already able to control your speed and your trajectories on uneven ground, lightly steep and without exposure. You can ride shorter, more technical portions on your local courses.

  • Level 2/4

You are a regular practitioner with past experiences on mountainous terrain. You control the ascent and descent on trails from moderate to steep sometimes with natural obstacles such as roots or rocks. You are able to cross small steps or rocks up to 20 centimeters high, uphill and downhill. Your experience lets you know when to walk when the terrain becomes too exposed or dangerous.

  • Level 3/4

You are a regular practitioner who appreciates technical and steep trails. You are comfortable on the dry as in the fat, uphill as downhill. You are able to easily ride a red track in a bikepark, climb steps up to 30 centimeters, uphill and downhill, and make small jumps in a controlled manner when the terrain requires it. In addition, you are comfortable with the exhibition. Your experience lets you know when to walk when the terrain becomes too exposed or dangerous.

  • Level 4/4

You are an experienced practitioner with more than five years of regular practice. Your skills allow you to confidently tackle all types of natural or artificial obstacles. Wet roots, stones, very steep terrain, tight pins requiring noseturns, jumps, gaps and drops. You are comfortable on courses classified black bikepark or have already participated in several competitions. Your experience lets you know when to walk when the terrain becomes too exposed or dangerous.

  • A doubt about your level?

If you live in Suisse Romande or in the region, do not hesitate to join one of our MTB clinics.

What is my physical level?

  • Level 1/4

You are rather sporty and do regular physical activities. You are able to do about 3 to 4 hours of regular mountain biking on a daily basis over a period of up to 4 consecutive days.

  • Level 2/4

You are a regular sportsman and do physical activities of about half an hour at least 2 to 3 times a week. You are able to do about 4 to 6 hours of mountain biking daily at a steady pace over a period of up to 6 consecutive days. You are also able to push and carry your MTB on long portions.

  • Level 3/4

You are a regular sportsman and do physical activities of about 45 minutes at least 3 to 4 times a week. You are able to do 6 hours or more of ATV every day by feeling comfortable in the effort at a steady pace over a period of up to 6 consecutive days. You are also able to make long climbs push and carry your MTB on long runs.

  • Level 4/4

You are an experienced sportsman and do physical activities of 45 minutes or more at least 5 times a week. You are able to do 6 hours or more of mountainbiking daily by feeling comfortable in the effort at a steady pace over a period of more than 6 consecutive days. You are also able to make long climbs push and carry your mountainbike on long runs.

What material?

  • The bike

Suitable for MTB and E-MTB

SUitable for MTB but not for E-MTB

Suitable for E-MTB but not for MTB


To make the most of this program, only all-mountain / enduro all-suspension bicycles (between 140 and 180 front-to-rear travel) are allowed in order to respect the homogeneity of the group. If this program is for e-bikes, the battery should offer good autonomy.

If you do not have a suitable mountainbike or e-mountainbike or do not want to travel with your own, Exoride offers MTB or e-MTB rental at a good price. This option is available in the registration form.

If you come with your own bike, thank you to have it completely revised in a shop and change the wear parts before your departure (tires, brake pads, ...)
  • The rider

A complete and detailed list of the equipment to be provided will be sent to you before your departure. For the ride, you will need to be equipped with an enduro jet helmet or with detachable chin strap (highly recommended), kneepads, a windbreaker, a backpack with integrated protection, a multitool, a replacement derailleur hanger for your bike, an inner tube with presta valve and a survival blanket.

Exoride offers advantageous packs for the rental of certain protections. These options are available in the registration form for this trip.

What assurances?

  • Illness and accident

Health and accident insurance coverage is mandatory. You must make sure that it covers you in the mountain biking and risky sports, the mountain air evacuation in the country of the stay of your choice.

In addition to your insurance, we strongly encourage you to join the REGA so to complete your services in the event of an accident in the mountains.

  • Cancellation

Do not risk losing the cost of your stay or your flight in case of injury, illness or personal emergency. Purchase a cancellation insurance or check the coverage of this kind of damage. By paying your stay and your flight with your Mastercard or Visa credit card you can already be insured to cover these costs.

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