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Darband, Tehran

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Hike across scenic waterfalls and streams at Darband, a popular getaway near Tehran. A starting point for trekking into Mount Tochal overlooking the capital city, this picturesque town perched 1,700 m (5,577 ft) above sea level features a cemetery with tombs of a number of important Iranian cultural figures from the late 19th and early 20th century. At the trailhead you'll find many small cafes and food stands, where locals come to socialize. The Darband River passes through the village; look for the spot where you can sit right over a waterfall. Those wanting to skip the hike can take a chairlift. Using our international travel planner, Tehran attractions like Darband can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It's good place for camping, hiking and mountaineering, of you go in the top of its summit, you could see some shelters which made by mountaineers, during a valley you could see shops, birds and beaut...  more »
  • Darband is a great place to go for a break from busy Tehran and go hiking. Interesting restaurants offer a place to relax on the way to the top. Enjoy the view when you get there.  more »
  • It is very recommended to visit, take a simple taxi to the tajrish square and drive up, where you can eat delicious, drink, Hookah smoking and enjoy the views, enjoy music and fresh air, on the way try delicious stuff, highly recommended.
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