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Join us in a magical journey to experience Iran’s wild frontiers, spot and befriend the wild animals, track down their footsteps, and take care of their natural habitats along with the rangers in protected areas.

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Responsible Travel and Its Unexpected Joys
Responsible Travel and Its Unexpected Joys

A wildlife vacation is equal to a vacation of surprises. You might be searching for the bears and tracking their footsteps, and suddenly you’re surprised to see two baby gazelles playing with each other outside their hideouts. On your birding trip, you have planned to see the brown fish owl in Khuzestan, but you’ll surprisingly find spotted owlets instead. These are only two instances of sweet natural surprises. You can experience these moments with VisitOurIran responsible travels. In VisitOurIran, we believe that protecting the natural reserves and conserving wildlife is our foremost responsibility. Our tours and experiences are designed to kindle your appreciation for both nature and its rangers.

Memorable Experiences of Bird Watching
Memorable Experiences of Bird Watching

From north to south, Iran has many essential habitats that are home to unique species of birds. The expansive coastlines and wetlands of Iran are each year host to many migratory birds. From Siberian white crane, White-crowned Penduline, Little Bustard, Pallas's Sandgrouse in northern wetlands to great knots, crab-plovers, and Sind woodpeckers in the mangrove forests of Hormozgan Province, Iran birding tour in full of marvels. However, the endemic pleske’s ground jay is the bridal species of Iran central deserts.

Home to Endangered Species, Persian Leopard and Asiatic Cheetah
Home to Endangered Species, Persian Leopard and Asiatic Cheetah

Join us in a memorable journey with the wildlife rangers to search for the endangered species residing inside Iran wild frontiers. Together, we will explore inside Tandoureh National Park, one of the safe havens for Persian leopards. And then, we will visit the little Africa of Iran, Turan National Park. Turan is the last haven to the largest remaining population of the gorgeous Asiatic cheetahs. Persian onagers are also one of the endangered species inside the Turan Protected Area.

The Excitement of Tracking Bears
The Excitement of Tracking Bears

Between the mountainous highland of the Alborz Mountains and the lush Hyrcanian Forests are a number of protected areas where we can find traces of brown bears. Join us in an adventure to look for these traces and find the brown bear’s footsteps with our experts and get closer and closer to the targets. You’ll sometimes be mesmerized as you find them playing with each other like children or when they’re trying hard to climb a tree to find its delicious fruits.

What would be better than a break from everyday life and people to connect with nature and its elegant creatures? You do not necessarily have to be a wildlife fanatic to join us in this adventure into the wild. Iran has many protected areas with rich wildlife and ecosystems to observe and conserve. Part of this journey is about learning how to get closer to nature, learning to love and befriending all the creatures residing at its heart, and spotting or tracking birds and animals that turn into unforgettable memories. Imagine experiencing all of these wonders in line with respect and responsibility towards nature and its resources. In our small group tours or two-day experiences, you will live and learn with the rangers to protect and spot beautiful creatures such as the Asiatic cheetahs, Persian leopards, urial sheep, goitered gazelles, jebeer gazelles, brown bears, birds like the endemic Iranian ground jay, and many more species.

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Golestan National Park, the Diverse Narrative of Nature
Golestan National Park, the Diverse Narrative of Nature

Come with us to see the narrative of nature twisting and turning in the breadth of Golestan National Park. This park is rich in both flora and fauna. In our exploration, we might be able to see wild animals such as wild boars, Persian leopards, brown bears, Caspian red deer, roe deer, goitered gazelles, Persian ibexes, Urial sheep, and birds like golden eagles, common buzzards, woodpeckers, see-see partridges, griffon vultures, Egyptian vultures, black vultures, and bearded vultures.

Hormozgan Province, Magical Birding Along the Coastline
Hormozgan Province, Magical Birding Along the Coastline

Hormozgan Province is one of the unique places to go for birding in Iran. Among the Mangrove forests that have spread their shadow on the surface of wetlands and estuaries along the coastline, we can find many precious bird species. Lichtenstein’s sandgrouse, goliath heron, great stone plover, oriental white-eye, greater and lesser sand plover, great knots, crab-plovers, Sind woodpeckers, and swift terns are among the many more aquatic birds you might see if you venture for a birding tour in Iran.

Kavir National Park, The Mesmerizing Mysteries of Desert
Kavir National Park, The Mesmerizing Mysteries of Desert

In these vast desert lands, a large population of jebeer gazelles and Persian onagers have gathered. Join us to see the cute sand cats hiding among thorny bushes. Caracals, grey wolves, striped hyenas, sand and foxes, are among the other wild animals you might see among the salt pans of Kavir National Park. You might be lucky to see one of the few remaining Asiatic cheetahs in this area. Iranian ground jay, see-see partridge, and bustard are among the particular birds you will find sitting on the top of the shrubs.

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Best Time to See Wildlife in Iran

Plan your trip to Iran with keen eyes! Experience mild springs and falls, but brace for hot summers, especially in the south, where temperatures can reach up to 38°C. Winters are cold, especially in the northwest with heavy snowfalls. Best times to visit are during October to December when temperatures are pleasant, and desert adventures are at their prime.

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FAQ

How responsible are your wildlife-watching tours?

We believe that it is our responsibility to preserve the wildlife and the natural reserves and responsible travel and sustainable travel are essential to us. In our tours, we’d love to befriend nature and its wild creatures. Our tours are designed to get the local people involved and promote the local economy. We also believe that it’s our duty to support wildlife conservation projects and rangers in Iran protected areas through financial donations. These financial donations are also collected from our wildlife tour fees.

What sorts of wildlife vacations does VisitOurIran offer?

We have tried to design our tours to satisfy all tastes; we have particular birding tours and experiences, brown bear tracking trip , and tours and experiences inside top national parks and protected areas in different parts of the country. You can also contact us to design your tailor-made tour.

Are your wildlife tours safe?

Our wildlife tours and experiences are completely safe for everyone. Still, you already know that there’s no adventure without its thrills and incidents in the heart of nature.

Should I have travel insurance to be able to book your tour?

Yes. Travel Insurance is compulsory for traveling to Iran regardless of your travel theme. We can arrange it for you; all you have to do is fill the application form for Iran Travel Insurance.

What kind of equipment should I bring with me?

In almost all of the tours, you will need boots, binoculars, cameras, and sunglasses besides proper clothes, pants, and appropriate shoes. But in some other tours, as we have already mentioned in the tour description, you should have extra professional equipment. You can also ask for more information or rent your gear in Iran via contacting us.

Do I have mobile phone coverage/internet coverage in your wildlife tours?

In almost 90 percent of tour destinations (i.e. rural areas and roads), you’ll have full mobile coverage and internet connection. However, it might not be the same in protected areas and uninhabited areas. If you want more information about specific regions, do not hesitate to contact our operators.

What kinds of accommodations and food do you include in your wildlife tours?

All the details regarding food and accommodations are included in each tour’s descriptions. You just need to check out your favorite tour, and then if you need more information, do not hesitate to contact us.

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