6 Days Iran Wildlife Tour

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Duration

6 Days 5 Nights

Tour Type

Private Tour

Group Size

Min:1 - Max:15 Pax

Languages

English

Start in

Tehran

End in

Tehran

Availability

All Months

About this tour

Our Iran Wildlife Tour is an extraordinary journey that offers a unique blend of adventure, natural beauty, and cultural exploration. With its diverse landscapes and exceptional biodiversity, Iran is a nature lover’s paradise, and this tour is the perfect way to explore its wonders. this tour offers a unique opportunity to witness Iran diverse wildlife and ecosystems while learning about the local community’s culture and traditions.

Throughout this 6-day tour, you will travel to some of the most breathtaking natural landscapes in Iran, from the verdant forests of the Alborz Mountains to the rugged terrain of the deserts in Dasht-e Kavir and Dasht-e Lut. Accompanied by our expert naturalist guides, you will observe exotic species of birds, mammals, and reptiles in their natural habitats and learn about their behaviors, habitats, and conservation efforts.

The tour also includes visits to some of Iran’s most iconic cultural landmarks, including historic cities such as Tehran, Isfahan, and Yazd. In addition to the natural and cultural experiences, you’ll also get to indulge in the unique flavors of traditional Persian cuisine. From hearty stews to fragrant rice dishes, Iranian cuisine is sure to tantalize your taste buds.

This Iran Wildlife Tour is an incredible adventure that provides an unforgettable opportunity to experience the natural beauty and cultural richness of Iran. Join us on this journey and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Highlights

  • This tour offers a unique opportunity to witness Iran's diverse wildlife and ecosystems while learning about the local community's culture and traditions.
  • Visit breathtaking landscapes and animal-filled National Parks
  • Explore the stunning wildlife and natural landscapes of Iran
  • Visit the pristine habitats of Golestan National Park, home to some of Iran's most unique and endangered species, such as the Persian leopard, wild boar, brown bear, wolf, red deer, roe deer, and Urial wild sheep.
  • Discover the diverse flora and fauna of the Hyrcanian forests, which are recognized as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
  • Head to the Caspian Sea and its wetlands to observe the bird migration during winter.
  • Take a day trip to the semi-arid habitat of Khar Turan National Park and look for desert- adapted wildlife such as the Asiatic cheetah, caracal, Persian Onager,Hyena, Gazelle, wild goat and different types of birds like the Iranian ground jay, Bustard and types of predatory birds like falcon and eagles.
  • Learn about the culture and traditions of local communities through your visits to nearby villages and rural areas.
  • Stay in comfortable accommodations throughout the tour and travel with experienced guides knowledgeable about the region's wildlife and conservation efforts.

Included/Excluded

  • 5 nights in 4* hotel/traditional house
  • All transportations in private vehicle
  • All airport transfers
  • Professional licensed English-speaking tour guide/driver
  • Camping and cooking equipment
  • All road tolls and vehicle taxes
  • Daily refreshment (2 bottles of water/ fruits/ snacks)
  • Visa authorization code fee
  • Travel insurance
  • SIM card
  • 1 domestic flight (Gorgan-Tehran)
  • International Flights
  • Visa Stamp Fee
  • Personal Expenses
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals
  • Tips for the tour guide/driver

Itinerary

Our tour guide will meet and greet you at the airport (IKA) and then you will be transferred to the hotel for rest. In the afternoon you will visit Tehran Bird Garden.

O/N Tehran

In the morning we leave Tehran to Qale Bala village in the Khar Turan National Park. On the way, we will stop in Dehnamak Caravanserai for lunch. This Caravanserai has remained from the Safavid era during the 16th century A.D. We continue our journey to Qale Bala village 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

You will have a full-day tour at Khar Touran National Park. Early in the morning After breakfast trek and enjoy sightseeing, viewing, and 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. It is very difficult to visit them in their natural environment, but some of them are kept in special fences. 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, and 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

In the morning after breakfast, we move to Golestan National Park, after lunch we start our visit in the National Park if we will be lucky we can see Roe deerRed Deer, wild Boer, and brown bear (it depends on the season) and different kinds of birds on the way. we visit the vegetation of the Hyrcanian forest and one of the oldest Caucasian oak trees there 800 years old.

O/N Guest house

oday we move to visit Almeh valley which is the habitat of some animals such as Leopard, Argali (mountain sheep). In the afternoon we leave the indescribable national park behind and drive to Gorgan. In the end, if we have time we can visit Gorgan old Bazaar then you will fly to Tehran.

O/N Tehran

Transfer from Hotel to IKA airport for departure flight.

Frequently asked questions

You have 2 options to book the tour: click on the book Now button and reserve your tour or send us an inquiry and we get back to you for more information. Also, if you have any questions before making your decision, contact us on WhatsApp: +98 902 017 2888, Online Chat or Email ([email protected])

Except for the visa-free countries (the Republic of Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Georgia, Armenia, Venezuela, Egypt, Malaysia and China.) other nationalities need to apply for Iran visa before their trip to Iran. If you are buying a tour package from us, do not worry about it at all. We take care of your visa and it's included in your tour package.
The process is like: you send us your documents, we apply for your visa and you collect it upon arrival at the airport or any other collecting point you choose (it can be Iran embassy or consulate anywhere in the world).
For more information about Iran visa visit our blog article for Iran Visa Ultimate Guide.

It’s not compulsory, but since you need to have access to the Internet, having a SIM card will be necessary. This tour includes Special Iran Travel Deal which has a SIM card for travelers.

Yes, having travel insurance is required at passport control when you are entering Iran. This tour includes Special Iran Travel Deal which has travel insurance for travelers. For more information please read about Iran Travel Insurance.

Where to change somehow depends on the amount of money you’d like to exchange. If it’s a small amount you can change at the airport or your hotel after getting to Iran. But for larger amounts, we suggest exchanging at an exchange store in the city, while you are visiting the downtown with your guide. Your guide will also assist you in choosing the best place for doing the exchange.

Yes, To Iran Tour offers airport transfers. The distance from IKA to Tehran downtown is about 50 km and having an airport transfer will be a great solution when you just arrive in Tehran. This tour includes Special Iran Travel Deal which has airport transfers for travelers.

International credit or debit cards are not accepted in Iran, so you must bring cash and conduct frequent exchanges. However, there is a solution to this problem: the “Iran tourist Card”. You can use this prepaid debit card for tourists instead of cash. Upon request, please let our support team know so that they can prepare it for you.

According to To Iran Tour’s terms and conditions, cancellations must be made by the customer in writing to To Iran Tour before the tour departure is confirmed. Applied cancellation fees are mentioned in the cancellation box of each tour. It differs between packages and day tours as in high and low season. You can contact To Iran Tour on WhatsApp: +98 902 017 2888 or by email at [email protected] for more information.

All non-Iranian nationals older than 12 years, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present a valid vaccine certificate on arrival. The vaccination certificate must be in English, showing full vaccination of 2 doses. However, there are no obligations regarding the date of the vaccination. Or they should present a negative PCR test.

Based on the group size or the road quality and the tour type, minibuses, vans or VIP buses will be used for the tour which are all private vehicles. All the vehicles are AC equipped and have the standard of EURO5 or EURO4.

Hotels are usually 4* or Traditional resorts with the same quality. Private or single rooms are not available in some traditional local houses. The basic price includes shared beds in double and twin rooms in hotels. Single rooms cost an extra fee.

Considering the locality and having an authentic experience, some traditional hotels or ecolodges do not have beds. But they all have sleeping equipment with comfortable mattresses and blankets.

Important Notes

Use private Minibus / Van / car depending on your group size

Meals are not included in the package, but if you are a vegetarian or allergic to any food, let us know in advance to take the necessary measures in our arrangements with your guide.

High season (Mar-May & Sep-Oct):

You receive a full refund of the tour price if You cancel at least 45 days before the start date of your tour.
45-30 days prior to arrival: 5%
29-15 days prior to arrival: 15%
14-7 days prior to arrival: 25%
6-3 days prior to arrival: 50%
less than 72 hours prior to arrival: No show

Low season (Nov-Feb & Jun-Aug):

You receive a full refund of the tour price if You cancel at least 30 days before the start date of your tour.
29-15 days prior to arrival: 5%
14-7 days prior to arrival: 15%
6-3 days prior to arrival: 25%
less than 72 hours prior to arrival: 75%

The basic price includes shared beds in double and twin rooms in hotels. Obviously, single rooms cost an extra fee.

- The priority in sightseeing may change. 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 change depending on the weather conditions.

- Seeing some of the wildlife attractions depends on the time of your stay in Iran, the season, and the presence of the species in our visited habitat. So the schedule will not be completely fixed.

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Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 2 - 15 Pax 2 15 20%

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ToIranTour - Asiatic cheetah - 6 Days Iran Wildlife Tour
Tobias
09/22/2022

Solo Traveller

We honestly took this tour to see Asiatic cheetah but unfortunately wasn’t able to see this beautiful cheetah. However, seeing the other wildlife made it worth it. The transition between the national parks were so smooth. I am looking forward to my next trip to Iran!

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