Tours to Iran: Birding in 10 days

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Birding in Iran 10 days

Travel ID: AT/07

Iran is one of the big countries in the world that has resulted in a huge variety of climate, landscape, and ecosystems in the country. Geographically Iran is located on the intersection of three biogeography zones which has made it rich in the quantity of bird species. Now we have designed a 10-day tour itinerary to create an awesome opportunity for an unforgivable bird watching tour in Iran’s national park, desert, lagoons, and islands of Persian Gulf. 548 bird species include breeding, non-breeding, migrant in 8 habitat zone persuade us to say you can visit “three continents with one ticket”.

Day 01: After greetings, the road takes us to Qalebala village which is the nearest village to Turan National park (The second great national park of Iran). After a short stroll in village, O/N in Qalebala.

Day 02: Early in the morning, we start our full day wildlife watching in Turan National park. O/N in Qalebala

You may see: Pleske’s ground jay (only endemic specie birds of Iran), Desert Finch, Hoopoe Lark, Sand Grouse, Stone Curlew, Little Owl, Trumpeter Finch, Persian white Ass, Asiatic Cheetah (Exist only in Iran now).

Day 03: Today we leave Qalebala toward Tehran. Arrive to Tehran, transfer to airport and fly to Qeshm. O/N in Qeshm.

Day 04: After breakfast we explore Harra protected area (Mangrove forests). Then we have full day excursion in Qeshm Island. At night we will fly to Tehran. O/N in Tehran.

You may see: Spoon Bill, Indian Pond Heron, Western Reef Heron, Indian Roller, Great Stone Plover, Black Tailed Godwit, Egyptian Vulture, Little Green Bee Eater and Purple Sunbird.

Day 05: Early in the morning we will fly to Ahvaz. Then we will drive to Shadegan international wetland. We will have a full day bird watching there. Then we drive to Shushtar and overnight there.

You may see: Marbled Duck, Sacred Ibis, Red Wattled Lapwing, Oyster Catcher, Dalmatian Pelican, Mesopotamian Crow, Black winged stilt, Basra Reed Warbler.

Day 06: After breakfast we leave Shushtar toward Bamdezh wetland to bird watching via Karkheh protected area which is the habitat of Persian fallow deer. Then we continue our tour toward Khoramabad. O/N in Khoramabad.

You may see: Iraq Babbler, Hypocolius, White Breasted King Fisher, Persian fallow deer.

Day 07: After breakfast we drive to Tehran. En route we stop to bird watching in Meyghan wetland. O/N in Tehran.

You may see: Common Crane, Bluethroat, Glossy Ibis, Water Rail, Lapwing & some Ducks & Waders.

Day 08: Today we take the road toward Matinabad Eco desert camp. Enjoy camel riding and starry night of desert. O/N in Matinabad.

Day 09: In the morning after breakfast we drive toward Isfahan and explore one of the most historical city of Iran. O/N in Isfahan.

Day 10: Transfer to the airport for the return flight.

Services included

  • Visa
  • Transport
  • Tour guide
  • Accommodation

The prices include

  • Accommodation in the hotels as per program
  • Generally half board or full board
  • All transfers
  • All land transportation
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees according to program
  • Visa support
  • Tip and portages in restaurants and hotels

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