More than 550 different species of birds and brilliant location of country in migration North to South corridor makes amazing destination for birds levers in the region

Duration: 8 days

Group size: 2, max 8

Theme of the tour: cultural

Difficulty of the tour: medium

Meals include: All breakfasts and lunches and one dinner

transportation: A.C  van

Services include: VISA, Naturalist-guide, Accommodation, All transportation, All entrance fees, All breakfasts, All lunches and one dinner

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Tour Attractions:

•  Abbas abad Behshahr lake

• Naz wildlife refuge area

• Miankaleh international wetland

• Miankaleh wildlife reserve,

• Hyrcanian forest, Aliabad waterfall

•  Gorgan historical city,

• Golestan national park

• Khosh yellagh protected area

• Bayazid Bastami tomb

• Turan national park

• Qaleh bala village

• Turkmen ecolodge

• Parvar protected area

• Deh namak caravanserai

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive in IKA international airport of Tehran, transfer to Tehran city, and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 2: After breakfast drive towards city of Behshar, visiting Behshar central town and the wildlife refuge of Naz where the habitat of Persian Fallow Deer.

Day 3: One full day birdwatching at Miankaleh Wildlife Sanctuary, return back to city of Behshar, rest and sleep overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Drive towards city of Gorgon in Golestan province, birdwatching at Golestan Lake and the farm lands, rest and sleep overnight at the traditional guesthouse.

Day 5: One full day visiting Golestan National Park (birdwatching & wildlife walking safari), possibility of seeing Eastern Orphean Warbler, Red Headed Bunting and more……, transfer to accommodation, rest and sleep overnight at the traditional guesthouse.

Day 6: In the morning leave National park to visit khosh yeylagh protected area then transfer to city of Shahrud, rest and sleep overnight at the hotel.

Day 7: After breakfast drive towards Turan National park to visit and explore the protected area, in the evening arrive at the traditional guesthouse for rest and overnight sleep.

Day 8: One full day in Turan National Park for bird watching and trekking (Pleske’s Ground Jay the only endemic bird of Iran), possibility of seeing Scrub Warbler, Isabelline Shrike, Turkestan Shrike and more ……, return to traditional guesthouse for rest and overnight sleep.

Day 9: Leave guesthouse in the morning towards city of Semnan, arrive at Parvar protected area for birdwatching and hiking, rest and overnight sleep at the hotel.

Day 10: One full day visiting Parvar protected area, possibility of seeing Bimaculated Lark, White Throated Robin and more……, return back to the hotel for rest and overnight sleep.

Day 11: After breakfast leave hotel towards Tehran arrive in Capital at about afternoon time.