The avifauna of Iran includes a total of 527 species, of which 2 are endemic, 3 have been introduced by humans, and 14 are rare or accidental. 1 species listed is extirpated in Iran and is not included in the species count. 19 species are globally threatened. Our company provides you specific bird watching tours in different seasons.
Birdwatching and wildlife tour sample Itnerary
8 days: Tehran, Sari, Golestan National Park, Khosh Yellagh Reserve, Touran Wildlife Refuge, Shahrud, Parvar Reserve, Tehran
Arrive Tehran – Check-in to your hotel and the afternoon is yours to explore. After a trip orientation meeting we finish the day with dinner in the Darband mountainside.
Sari / Golestan National Park – An early morning drive past the city of Sari in the southern region of the Caspian Sea to one of Iran's largest national parks.
Khosh Yellagh Reserve – Leaving the park in the morning, visit of the nearby Khosh Yellagh Reserve.
Touran Wildlife Refuge & Biosphere – Located in the Anatolian Iran desert this refuge is an important habitat for the region's rarer species of birds and fauna.
Parvar Game Reserve – An early morning drive to the Parvar , climb up the slopes of forested mountains in search of the endemic Hyrcanian Tit. Wild Boar, Iranian Ibex, Red Urial, Hyrcanian Tit, Radde's Accentor, Plain Leaf Warbler, Rufous-tailed Wheatear, Grey-necked Bunting, Caspian Snowcock, Eurasian Crag Martin, White-throated Robin, Black Redstart
Tehran – On the way back to Tehran stop along the way for sites of Iran's highest peak of Mt Damavand
Tehran / Departure