• Duration

    16-day trip

  • Start

    Tehran, Iran

  • Finish

    Tehran, Iran

  • Group size

    Upon request

  • Included meals

    Upon request

  • Accommodation grade

    Upon request

  • Transport

    Upon request

  • Physical rating

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  • Trip notes

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Birdwatching and Nature Tour of Iran

Observe the unique nature of Iran

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS & ITINERARY

Iran birdwatching Tours strives to offer birdwatching and nature tours in Gorgan, Miankaleh peninsula, Kavir (Desert) National Park and Matinabad area.

Tour Highlights

SURFIRAN Bird watching and Nature Tours strives to offer natural bird watching and nature tours in Gorgan, Miankaleh protected the area, Kavir National Park and Matin Abad area. Nature and history are important at SURFIRAN, and conservation and eco-tours are a part of their overall goals when it comes to nature awareness. SURFIRAN also offers trips and can bring interest groups to various nature spots throughout Iran. Tours and other events for groups can be accommodated on a case-by-case basis. Bird watching can be fun, but going on a tour with an experienced bird watcher can bring this to a whole new level.

Travel Itinerary

DAY 1: TEHRAN

Arrival Tehran, Meet & Assist, Transfer to hotel.

Overnight: Tehran

DAY 2: TEHRAN

F/S Tehran – Visit Sa‘d Abad Complex (Sa'dabad Palace) and Darabad Museum of Natural History.

Overnight: Tehran

DAY 3: TEHRAN – GORGAN 6 h 4 min (412 km)

Early morning drive to Gorgan to visit Gorgan Gulf and Ashur Adeh Island, then transfer to hotel.

Overnight: Gorgan

DAY 4: GORGAN – MIANKALEH – SARI 3 h 34 min (255 km)

Early morning drive to Miankaleh peninsula that is a Biosphere Reserve located in the south-eastern part of the Caspian Sea and watching birds such as Coot, Purple Swamphen, smew, flamingo, white-headed duck, red-breasted goose, and whooper swan. Then transfer to Sari.

Overnight: Sari

DAY 5: SARI – ZAGH MARZ – SARI 1 h 47 min (99.1 km)

Early morning drive to Zagh marz land – watching birds after lunch drive to Naz plate – visit yellow deer. Drive to Sari.

Overnight: Sari

DAY 6: SARI – TEHRAN 4 h 12 min (278 km)

Early morning drive to Tehran – free time.

Overnight: Tehran

DAY 7: TEHRAN – MATINABAD 3 h 34 min (321 km)

Kavir National Park: Early morning drive to Matinabad in Kavir to see podoces pleskei.

Overnight: Matinabad desert eco-camp

DAY 8: MATINABAD – TEHRAN 3 h 34 min (321 km)

Departure: Transfer to airport – fly back to your country.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

All accommodations
All breakfasts, lunches and dinners
Economy class flight (if any)
Land travel in Iran by air-conditioned coach
Extensive tour notes
Services of an Iranian tour lecturer throughout the tour
All entrance fees to sites mentioned on itinerary

WHAT’S EXCLUDED

International air fares, taxes and surcharges
Travel insurance
Items of a personal nature such as laundry or phone calls
Visa costs
Tips to local guides and drivers

SPEAK TO OUR EXPERTS

Elham BABAEE

ELHAM BABAEE
elham@surfiran.com
+98 939 409 6186

Saber BAHRAMISABER BAHRAMI
saber@surfiran.com
+98 912 633 3548

TAILOR-MADE TOUR

This tour is also available for booking privately for travel anytime through the year, and we can also customise the itinerary to fit your personal requirements. Please contact us for details and prices.

IMPORTANT NOTES

An arrival transfer is included on this trip
The maximum check-in baggage allowance is 20 kg per person plus hand luggage.

Transport

We use private AC Van, Middle Bus or Bus throughout this tour depending on the final size of the group.

Transfers

The tour includes a 24-hour airport meet & assist service in Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, your arrival and departure airport-hotel transfers and all other transfers.

Passports and Visas

Passports should be valid for at least six months after your departure from the country. Please do not bring an almost full or almost expired passport. Visa arrangements are the responsibility of the traveller. For more information about how to get an Iranian visa please visit this page.

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    Reviews

    Just came back from Iran and I can say that I'm really enthusiast from people and visited places. A very big thank to SURFIRAN because of their help, organization and professional way to manage everything that we need. I do suggest to visit Iran and contact SURFIRAN. they can really help you and make your life easier!

    Jacopo and RobertoVisited February 2017Read more

    Everything was arranged very efficiently. Nothing went wrong. Our guide, Mostafa Farhadi, was remarkable. Not only was he a brilliant driver, but his knowledge of the culture, history and contemporary life of Iran was amazing. He also had superb contacts in all the places we visited.

    StephenVisited November 2016Read more

    We organized a 3 weeks tour in Iran through SURFIRAN. SURFIRAN is a very Professional travel agency who understands their customers needs and expectations. Our stay in Iran was just fabulous, the program built by SURFIRAN was great, we have seen many and many very interesting sites and locations.

    Christiane RobichonVisited May 2016TripAdvisor

    Most we enjoyed the landscape and wildlife we saw, it was just amazing and not comparable with nature we found in Germany and Europe, one of my greatest experiences! Second we enjoyed the kindness of you guys (Mehdi, Negin and her family, and the two houses we stayed) it was like meeting family and friends :)

    Christian, Robin and TimVisited October 2016TripAdvisor

    We visited Iran on October 2016 with SURFIRAN travel and tours company. Organization of round trip, hotel accommodation and flights were perfect. Our guide Mostafa was absolutely excellent, helpful, friendly and his information about Iran were very informative. Thanks a lot ! Will come back soon.

    Johannes Visited October 2016TripAdvisor

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