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6 Days - 5 Nights
Availability : March to May / September to late October
Tehran
Tehran
Min Age : 15+
Max People : 8
Iran Wildlife Tour Details

Iran wildlife tour is an adventure tour that is designed especially for individual travelers and small groups who respect wildlife. Join us for an exciting trip to Iran to visit the natural wildlife. Explore Touran Wildlife Refuge that is home to one of the largest populations of the critically endangered Asiatic cheetah.

After that, we Trek through Golestan National Park that is the oldest and the biggest national park in Iran and enjoys visiting breathtaking nature and look for Red Deers, Rams, and Ewes.

Highlights of Iran Wildlife Tour
  • Visit breathtaking landscapes and animal-filled national parks

Tour Code

OT1206003

Best Time to Visit

March to May / September to late October

Physical Rating

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Accommodation grade

Local house / Camping

Transportation

A.C Minibus / Van / Private car

4×4 cars for Wildlife Refuge

1 domestic flight

Included Meals

5 Breakfasts, 5 lunches, and 5 dinners
2 bottles of water/fruits/snacks per day

Price Includes

  • 5 Nights Local House Accommodation or Camping
  • Professional Licensed Guide (Expert Eco-tour Guide) and Drivers
  • All Transfers and Transportation
  • Meals: Full-Board
  • Entrance Fees
  • Camping and cooking equipment
  • All road tolls and vehicle taxes

Price Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Visa Stamp/ Label Fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tips to Local Guides and Drivers
  • Sleeping Bag and Mattress (Mandatory)
  • Room Service Fees

Important Hints

Accommodation

Hotel check-in time generally is at 2:00 PM. So, according to your arrival time, if you need early check-in you must book an extra day.
The price includes double and twin rooms in Hotels. Obviously, single rooms cost an extra fee.
Private or single rooms are not available in some traditional local houses. No Bed, but sleeping equipment is traditional comfortable Mattresses and Blankets.
There are 2-person tents or twin-share accommodation. If you want a tent for 1 person, the cost will be higher.

Transportation

Use Minibus / Van / Private car depending on your group size
4×4 cars would be completely safe and well organized, technically and comfortably and in good condition. But they could be old models.
Each 4×4 car has a capacity of up to 3 pax.

Meals

The number of meals depending on your arrival and departure time may be changed.
Vegetarian dishes are also possible upon request.

Other Notes

The priority in sightseeing may be changed. It is due to the time of your arrival, your guide’s discretion, and official and unofficial holidays of some museums. Also, some activities in the itinerary may be changed depending on the weather conditions.
There is a guide assistant in addition to the tour guide for 16 pax and more.

Itinerary
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Day 6

Landing to Persia (Tehran)

Our tour guide will meet and greet you at the airport (IKA) and then you will be transferred to hotel for rest. In the afternoon you will visit the National Museum of Iran, where you can see astonishing historical objects from the 5th millennium BC to the advent of Islam in Iran which shows a brief history of our Land.

O/N Tehran

Iran National Archaeological Museum - by Tony Rocha /Flickr

Khar Touran National Park

Then we head to Damghan to visit the Tarikhaneh Mosque. We continue our way to Qale Bala village in the Khar Turan National Park which is a special village in our country. The Courtyards and roofs in this village both serve as pedestrian areas similar to streets. Then we can walk around the village, gardens and local shops.

O/N Qale Bala village

Tarikhaneh Mosque, Damghan
Tarikhaneh Mosque, Damghan – by Sue Adams /Flickr

In search of the Asiatic cheetah

You will have a full day tour at Khar Touran National Park. After breakfast trekking and enjoy sightseeing, viewing, picturing the natural beauties. Khar Turan National Park with a size of 1.4 million hectares, is the second largest reserve in Iran. It is home to one of the largest populations of the critically endangered Asiatic cheetah. There are about 12-15 of these charismatic cats in the National Park area.

In addition, Khar Turan has the largest population of Persian onager and two species of gazelles, the Goitered gazelle, and the Indian gazelle, both in good numbers. There are also wild sheep and wild goats, Jebeer, Ibex, Urial Sheep. You have time to walk in the sand dunes, at the end we turn back to Qale Bala village.

O/N Qale Bala village

Asiatic cheetah in Khar Touran National Park, Iran - by alishariat /FlickrPersian Onager - by eagle1effi /Flickr

Golestan National Park

Today we drive to Golestan National Park that is the oldest and the biggest national park in Iran and one of 50 UNESCO biosphere reserve in the world. At first, we move to the east part of the National Park and visit Alme Valley and search to see Deers, Rams, and Ewes. We’ll stay in the Solegerd’s police station in the northeast of the park that has a great bivouac.

O/N Camp

Golestan National Park - by Jeff Robson /FlickrWild sheep in Golestan National Park - by Farshad Eskandari /Flickr

 

Golestan National Park

Today we move to visit the west part of the park, called Golbagh, Walking and a little mountain climbing around the Golestan National Park at Tange Gol Guesthouse (the previous King’s villa), visiting the Mirza Bayloue’s Natural History Museum in the National Park.

In the afternoon we leave the indescribable national park behind and drive to Gorgan but we’ll have a short stop on our way to visit Gonbad-e Qabus* (UNESCO World Heritage Site). At the end of travel, we will visit Gorgan Old Bazaar then you will fly to Tehran.

O/N Tehran

Gonbad Qabus, Golestan
Gonbad Qabus, Golestan – by David J. Patten /Flickr

 

Missing Persia

Transfer from Hotel to IKA airport for departure flight.

Note: All sites with * sign are submitted in UNESCO world heritage.

To find out more Iran's UNESCO World Heritage Sites, read this article

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