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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. Add Darband to your Tehran travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tehran trip builder tool.
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  • Darband is a Crowded place with fresh air and fantastic wether that can live your body cells. Also, you can't pass that path without eating some Alooche.  more »
  • Was a great break from the busy Tehran. Gives a nice view of the mountains around Tehran. You can catch a chair lift to the top to look over. Warning: it's a scary ride. They move around and stop a...  more »

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