Duration: 15 days
Activity: Sightseeing, Hiking, Trekking, Mountaineering
Dates: Apr 20 - May 04, May 20 - Jun 04, Jun 20 - Jul 05
Duration: 15 days
Activity: Sightseeing, Summit climbing, Trekking, Mountaineering
Dates: Oct 15 - Oct 30, Nov 05 - Nov 20, Nov 25 - Dec 10, Mar 15 - Mar 30, Apr 05 - Apr 20, Apr 25 - May 10, May 15 - May 30, Jun 05 - Jun 20, Jun 25 - Jul 10, Jul 15 - Jul 30, Sept 05 - Sept 20, Sept 25 - Oct 10
Duration: 14 days
Activity: Sightseeing, Mountaineering
Dates: Mar 15 - Mar 29, Apr 05 - Apr 19, Apr 25 - May 09, May 15 - May 29, Jun 05 - Jun 19, Jun 25 - Jul 09, Jul 15 - Jul 29, Sept 05 - Sept 19, Sept 25 - Oct 09, Oct 15 - Oct 29, Nov 05 - Nov 19, Nov 25 - Dec 09
Duration: 9 days
Dates: Mar 20 - Mar 29, Apr 05 - Apr 14, Apr 20 - Apr 29, May 05 - May 14, Jun 04 - Jun 14, Jun 20 - Jun 29, Jul 10 - Jul 19, Sept 05 - Sept 14, Sept 20 - Sept 29, Oct 10 - Oct 19, Nov 05 - Nov 14, Nov 20 - Nov 29
Kandovan's Age: The present residents say that their village is around 700 years old, and was formed by people fleeing from an advancing Mongol army and who used the caves as a refugee and a place of hiding. Even after the Mongol occupation of the country came to an end, many of the refugees decided to continue living in the caves and gradually expanded their cave homes to form permanent multi-storey houses. Another legend states that eight hundred years ago a body of soldiers hid in the caves during a military campaign.
Masouleh village is perched high on a densely forested mountainside about 60 kilometers inland from the Caspian Sea. Due to its location, the climate of Masouleh village is different from much of Iran. Warm, moist air blowing southwest from the Caspian is blocked by the Alborz Mountains ...
Meymand Village is a 12,000 year old village located in Shahr’e Babak, Kerman, 35 kilometers from the town of Babak on the Tehran-Bandar Abbas Road. Unlike other ancient villages, Meymand has retained its culture. Living conditions in Meymand are harsh due to the aridity of the land and to high temperatures in summers and very cold winters. The Village consists of a number of amazing natural and manmade caves that are still used today for housing and shelter. Currently a scarce population of 150 people continue to live there...
Alborz (Elburz or Alburz) mountain range, north Iran, between the Caspian sea and the central Iranian plateau consists of steep, narrow, parallel ridges, the northern slopes of the Alborz are rainy and forested, the southern slope is semiarid. Alborz range is generally divided into west, middle and east Alborz.
Sabalan (4811 m.) [Sabalân/Sāvālān] is an inactive volcano in NorthWest of Iran. It rises in starting zone of Alborz mountains as the 3rd highest summit of Iran. An small lake is placed at the top, which is created in the volcano hole. The lake frizes 9 or 10 months a year.
Being a village of great antiquity, Abyaneh is like a living architectural and anthropological museum. It affords an impressive exponent of adaptation of man with his environment.It is located on the northwestern slope of Karkas Mountains, 20 kms away form Natanz. Considering the evidence found in Abyaneh, it dates back to antiquity, but its golden age was during the Safavid period.
The Zagros mountains are a 1,500km long chain of mountains that run from Lake Urmia to the Straits of Hormuz at the entrance of the Persian Gulf (see maps below). The highest peaks are Zard Kuh (4,548m) and Mt. Dena (4,359m).