Nature of Iran

A 12 day trip to Iran 
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Day 1

Tehran - Gorgan / Early morning drive to Gorgan via Firouzkhouh road, O/N.

Day 2

Gorgan - Golestan forest / Drive to Golestan Forest (National Park ), The first area to be designated as a National reserve in Iran. The park in uniquely situated in mountainous terrain, spanning bunchgrass steppe. The Eastern edge of the contiguous Caspian forest. It provides abundant wild life such as one would expect to find in mountain, foothills & valleys with steppe and deciduous forest vegetation, O/N in tent.

Day 3

Golestan forest / Full day Golestan forest sightseeing tour, O/N in tent.

Day 4

Golestan - Khosh Yellagh / Drive Khosh Yellagh Protected Area, O/N in tent.

Day 5

Khosh Yellagh - Damghan / Morning drive to Damghan via Shahroud, sight seeing in mentioned cities , O/N .

Day 6

Damghan - Jandagh / Drive to Jandagh ( Passing through the central desert ), arrive in Jandagh, O/N in tent.

Day 7

Jandagh - Naeen - Isfahan / Drive to Isfahan via Naeen, a visit to some monuments in Naeen, continuing to Isfahan, O/N.

Day 8

Isfahan / Full day Isfahan city tour, O/N.

Day 9

Isfahan - Kashan - Natanz - Desert / Drive to Kashan via Natanz, sightseeing in mentioned cities, continuing to desert where we will stay two nights in tent.

Day 10

Kavir National Park / This protected region provide good examples of the desert and arid steppe train typical of perhaps half of Iran�s land surface. This area is located near the North Western corner of Iran's vast and arid central basins between the Dasht - e - Kavir (Salt Desert) and the Salt lake. Observing animals within 150 Km of capital, together with the resurgence of plant life, give rise to the hope that some day the area will be a natural history show case of a living desert, O/N in tent.

Day 11

Tehran / Drive to Lar Protected Area, where is located at the skirt of the highest mountain in Iran ( Damavand peak). It consists of mountainous, terrestrial & aquatic ecosystems. Minimum elevation is 2400 m above sea level. Vegetation cover consists of four types including grass steps, tragacanthic ( thorn cushion ), shrublands and high mountain vegetation ( Alpine meadows and perennial herbs ). Lar provides suitable habitat for around 100 species of endemic and migratory birds such as; Caspian snowcock, Chukar partridge, Eagles, Kastrel, Crane, Herons & Flamingo. Mammals of this area include; wild Goat, Alborz reed sheep, Bear, Leopard, Hyena, O/N in tent.

Day 12

Tehran / Morning in Lar, PM drive to Tehran, we end our Tour or extend for other programs.