At 3963m, Tochal ski resort is the fifth highest resort in the world, ensuring a long season from December to at least April and sometimes June . Tochal ski resort can be reached via a four-mile journey by cable car that leaves from the northern suburbs of Tehran (from Velenjak avenue, 10km from the city). It is one of the longest and cheapest cable cars in the world.
The ski school at Khor caters for all levels of skiing, from beginner to intermediate to advanced skiers.
Darbandsar ski resort is one of the newest ski resorts in the country which is run by a private company. It is located 60 km to the north east of Tehran.
Shemshak is a ski resort situated to the north-east of Tehran in the Alborz mountain range. The resort is one of the best down hill track for wild ski and freestyle snowboarding. It has excellent powder snowfall in winter, a good place for practicing and acclimatization before attemting Mt Damavand Iran.
Dizin is a ski resort situated to the north of Tehran in the Alborz mountain range & also the most important ski resort in Iran & The Middle East.