Iran Bird Watching Tour
Day 01: Arrive to Tehran-Semnan
Bon voyage! Today you are off on your exciting tour with Iran HRC, as you board your flight to Tehran. On arrival, you will be greeted by your friendly tour leader outside the baggage hall. We shall then proceed to your hotel and check-in. We will the drive to Semnan, visit congregational Mosque & Pir Najme Din Tomb. You will stay at Hotel overnight.
Day 02: Semnan-Parvar- Semnan
We will drive to Semnan then to Parvar protected area for bird watching, famous for the abundance of Pikas; home to Eversmann’s Redstart , Rufous Redstart , Horned lark, common whitethroat & other species, late afternoon we will drive back to Semnan; overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Semanan-Khar Touran National Park
We will drive to Khar Touran National Park (Protected Area), located in northern parts of Dasht-e kavir desert; known internationally as a Biosphere Reserve and Important Bird Area, home to bird species such as Red-tailed (Persian) Wheatear, See-see partridge, White Wagtail, Red-backed Shrike, Houbara, Coker or grouse, you will stay at a local house overnight.
Day 04: Khar Touran National Park -Golsetan Park
Early in the morning, we will drive towards Golestan National Park; one of Iran’s largest and oldest national parks in the North-east, many species of animals have been identified within the Park: 69 mammals; 150 birds; 24 reptiles; and 2 amphibians. You will spend the day watching, some species including large raptors such as golden and steppe eagles and lammergeiers, you will enjoy staying the night in a local house.
Day 05: Golsetan Park-Miankaleh Wetland
In the morning, we will drive towards Miankaleh Wetland, situated in the south-eastern part of the Caspian Sea, one of the richest ecological havens in West Asia, hosting ~250,000 migratory birds including Pelican, Flamingo, Graylag goose, Lesser white fronted goose, Swan, Red-breasted merganser and the Rare white-headed duck in winters, enjoy bird watching on this day. You will stay in a camp overnight.
Day 06: Miankaleh Wetland –Ramsar
We will drive towards Ramsar, en route enjoy the Caspian Sea coasts and the beautiful forests, you will arrive in Ramsar, walk alongside the sea shore. You will stay in a hotel overnight.
Day 07: Ramsar- Anzali Wetland-Rasht
Today, we will drive towards Anzali Wetland, another famous bird watching destination, which hosts several migrating birds such as Pelicans & Swans, spend the day bird watching then drive towards Rasht. You will stay in a hotel overnight.
Day 08: Rasht-Tehran
We will drive to Rasht, you will be transferred to the airport to board Tehran flight. You will spend the night at a hotel.
Day 09: Tehran
You will be transferred to IKA Airport to fly back home.From : $