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Tochal Ski Resort: Having Snowy Fun near Tehran
Tochal Ski Resort, Tehran
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Tochal Ski Resort: Having Snowy Fun near Tehran 

Being part of an entertaining recreational center, Tochal Ski Resort is considered the nearest ski resort to Tehran, which offers one of the world’s longest gondola lift lines as well. Tochal ski resort weather leads to more than seven months of natural snow-covered slopes, suitable for any ski tours and all ski lovers who choose Tochal ski resort for skiing on their Tehran travel.

Tochal Tele-Cabin, Tochal Gondola, Tehran Tochal Ski Resort
A Couple at Tochal Ski Resort, Tehran

Located in the Velenjak district, Tehran Tochal ski resort is part of the multi-activity Tochal Complex on the southern slopes of the Alborz Mountains. Like other Tehran ski resorts, Tochal ski resort & complex is a leisure place where people can escape from Tehran’s polluted air and enjoy entertaining activities, including skiing, snowboarding, summer sledge, zipline, coaster, restaurants, and hotels. Therefore if you want to have entertainment in Tehran, you may drop in Tehran ski areas, such as Dizin ski resort, Shemshak ski resort, and Tochal ski area, apart from visiting other Tehran attractions. Do not miss the following record to know more about Tochal ski resort in Iran.

Tehran Tochal Ski Resort, Tochal Peak
A Panoramic View of Tehran from Tochal Ski Resort

Tochal Ski Resort Elevation:

As mentioned above, the slopes in Tehran Tochal ski resort are snow-covered from November to early May due to the Tochal weather. The good news is that, like other Iran ski resorts, it is offering high-quality natural powder snow as well. Although you can expect the area full of snow, it would be better to check the Tochal ski resort snow forecast before getting to the Tochal ski area. Depending on the weather of Tochal ski resort, you may have a splendid panoramic view of Tehran as well.

Tochal Hotel, Tochal Station 7, Tochal Ski Resort, Tehran
Tochal Hotel, Station 7

You may wonder if you know that one of the world’s highest hotels is situated in Tochal ski resort in Iran. Tochal hotel, located at an altitude of 3545 meters from sea level, is a unique place for overstaying while enjoying winter sports.

Comparing to the Dizin ski resort altitude that is 3600 meters above sea level, the Tochal ski resort elevation is 3850 meters above sea level at the highest point. Getting to the Tochal ski area, you need to use the seven-kilometer ride gondola, which is known to be the world’s longest gondola line. Constructed by the French company POMA, the gondola lift at Tochal ski resort & complex has four stations. Station 1 is at an elevation of 1900 meters, and it is located at the beginning of Velenjak valley, where the cars are parked. Station 2 is at 2400 meters and offers limited facilities. Station 5 is at 2935 meters, where you can find a few restaurants and a shelter for hikers. It is open only in mid-winter and is rarely used. Station 7 is at an elevation of 3740 meters above sea level and is very close to the main ridge of Tochal. The Tochal peak is a 30-meter walk away from the gondola station (that is also the final station), and the main ski slopes of Tochal ski resort in Tehran are located there.

Tochal Tele-Cabin, Tochal Gondola
Tochal Gondola Line between Station5 & Station7

Tochal Ski Resort Slopes:

Taking a look at the Tehran Tochal ski resort map, you will find three distinct ski slopes. The Pick slope that is 1200 meters long starts from the Tochal pick at 3850 meters and ends at the hotel at 3550 meters. Because of the height of the ski slope at Tochal Station 7 (comparing to the Dizin ski resort elevation), the piste is covered with snow for more than half a year. The area is equipped with a Doppelmayr chairlift, and a tele-ski improvised for transferring skiers.

Tehran Tochal Ski Resort, Tochal Slopes
Station 7 Slope

As the name of the second slope, Western Foot-hill suggests, it is located on the western part of the Tochal ski resort Tehran. While the length of the Western Foot-hill is 900 m, its highest point is at 3570 meters, and the lowest point is at 3550 meters. A Poma chairlift is accessible here for the skiers as well. The third slope is seen between Station 5 and Station 7 on the Tochal ski resort map. This third piste, which is 5500 meters long, starts from the highest point at 3750 meters and ends at 2940 meters. As mentioned before, all three slopes of the Tochal ski resort in Tehran are covered with natural powder snow. Note that you can rent skis and clothing for about 40$ at the pistes as well.

Tochal Ski Resort, Chairlift, Tehran Ski Tours
People Using Chairlifts Going to the Slope

Tochal Ski Resort Side Facilities:

Since the Tochal ski resort in Tehran is located within an entertainment complex, you may find lots of side facilities at the resort as well. Tochal ski resort & complex is equipped with a hiking trail, an archery club, a sledge, a bag jump, a zipline, VR Club, cable cars, a Cube Club, a tennis court, etc. Tochal ski resort Tehran offers you separate facilities, including a training school for the amateur skiers, several restaurants and cafés, a three-star hotel, and a snowmobile club. Therefore while having fun with skiing, you can enjoy a two-kilometer ride on snowmobiles with the speed of 80000 mph while visiting the Tehran Tochal ski resort as well.

Hotel
Tochal Hotel

You may wonder if you know that one of the world’s highest hotels is situated in Tochal ski resort in Iran. Tochal hotel, located at an altitude of 3545 meters from sea level, is a unique place for overstaying while enjoying winter sports. With an area of 2430 square meters, this three-star hotel offers 30 well-equipped rooms, where you can enjoy an unforgettable stay in the middle of a snowy mountain. You can find a cozy restaurant and a café, a medical clinic, and some entertaining facilities in this 20-year old hotel that makes your travel an unforgettable one. So, while taking Tehran tours, be careful not to lose visiting Tochal ski resort in Iran.

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