Tours to Iran: Bird watching in Iran

  • Bird watching in Iran

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Bird watching in Iran

Travel ID: AT/02

Iran is home to an impressive number of species of birds that vary from residents, that stay all year round, to breeding birds, that spend a good part of the growing season in Iran and to raise their young, migrants who pass through Iran with the seasons, to wintering birds who like to spend a good part of the winter in Iran to escape colder conditions up north.

Some remarkable species you may observe are:
Pleske’s ground jay, Desert Finch, Indian Pond Heron, Sind Woodpecker, Oriental white eye, Basra Reed Warbler, Iraq Babbler, White Breasted King Fisher, Marbled Duck, Sacred Ibis, Red Wattled Lapwing, Oyster Catcher, Hoopoe Lark, Eastern Pied Wheatear, Bluethroat.

Tour Itinerary Duration

5 days & 4 nights
4 cities

  • Day 01 Arrival

    After greetings, continue to Golestan National Park. After a short stroll there we continue to our accommodation.

    • Visit:
    • ACC: Local house in Golestan National Park
    • Meal: FB
    • Distance: 570 KM
    • Time: 9 hrs
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE:
    • Adventure Highlight: Golestan National Park
  • Day 02 Full-day wildlife watching

    Early in the morning, we start our full-day wildlife watching in Golestan National Park and enjoy.
    You may see: Pleske’s ground jay (only endemic species birds of Iran), Desert Finch, Hoopoe Lark, Sand Grouse, Stone Curlew, Little Owl, Trumpeter Finch, Persian wild Ass, Asiatic Cheetah (Exist only in Iran now).
    Then we continue to Khar Turan national park.

    • Visit:
    • ACC: Local house in Khar Turan national park
    • Meal: FB
    • Distance: 150 KM
    • Time: 4 hrs
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE:
    • Adventure Highlight: Golestan National Park, Khar Turan National park
  • Day 03 Khar Turan National Park

    Today we will watch in Khar Turan national park for hours and leave there toward Tehran. Arrive in Tehran and stay overnight.

    • Visit: Khar Turan National park
    • ACC: Hotel in Tehran
    • Meal: FB
    • Distance: 500 KM
    • Time: 8 hrs
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE:
    • Adventure Highlight: Khar Turan National park
  • Day 04 Full day excursion in Qeshm Island

    After breakfast, we flight to Qeshm island and explore Harra protected area (Mangrove forests). Then we have a full-day excursion to Qeshm Island. At night we will fly to 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.

    • Visit:
    • ACC: Local house in Qeshm island
    • Meal: FB
    • Distance: 1,400 KM (with flight)
    • Time: 2 hrs
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE:
    • Adventure Highlight: Harra protected area (Mangrove forests)
  • Day 05 Departure

    We will fly to Tehran and have memories of observing breeding and non-breeding birds of Iran. Then continue to IKA airport for departure.

    • Visit:
    • ACC: NA
    • Meal: HB
    • Distance: 1,500 KM (1,400 KM by flight)
    • Time: 6 hrs
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE:
    • Adventure Highlight: NA

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Tour Highlights

  • Golestan National Park
  • KharTuran National Park
  • Observing breeding and non-breeding birds of Iran
  • Bird Watching in the biggest island of Persian Gulf

The Prices Includes

  • 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