Hormozgan Butterfly Watching Tour in 15 Days

Hormozgan Butterfly Watching Tour in 15 Days

The butterflies of the south and south-easternmost provinces of Iran, which show a very large similarity to the Afrotropical faunal elements, will be explored during this tour. In Hormozgan Butterfly Watching tour, you will leave Tehran by Plane and will land in Bandar-Abbas. The first cite to be checked will be the rich slopes of Mt. Geno protected area. Some other fine collecting cites will be in the road Minab-Sirik-Jask. Then, continuing the coastal route to Baluchestan, tourists will have a visit to:

Area: Hormozgan / Sistan Baluchestan / Isfahan

Activities: Butterfly and moth collecting, Wildlife Viewing, Bird Watching, Natural History, Backpacking, Photography.

Highlights: Geno National Park, Chabahar trade zone, Sarbaz protected area, Mt. Taftan.

Short Description:

There will be several collecting stops around the area, and the tour will then continue its route to Sarbaz protected area, where the tourists can see the Persian Crocodile which lives in the Sarbaz River. Some time for collecting butterflies will also be spent in Iranshahr and Khash areas. Mt. Taftan, the highest altitude in southeast Iran, is the final place where many endemic species are recorded from the area. One-day back-packing programs will be executed in some of these areas, which will give the participants a very good opportunity for collecting and other activities such as photography and bird watching. The tour then will have its return flight to Tehran.

Some of the interesting and endemic butterfly species that one might confront in this tour are:

  • Papilio demoleus Colotis amata Hypolimnas missipus
  • Hypermnestra helios Colotis danae & etrida Precis almana
  • Pontia glauconome Colotis vastalis & phisadia Precis hierta
  • Euchloe belemia Deudorix livia Ypthima bolanica
  • Catopsilia florella Azanus ubaldus Azanus ubaldus

Plus many others…

Full camping facilities are predicted for all the tour participants, including tent and light generator. Tour participants are requested to have their own collecting and preserving equipment and personal stuff including sleeping bags. A proper light-trap is also available for those who wish to collect moth as well. Minute changes in the route might also

Land-only package includes:

  • Meet and assist / All2 Airport transfers
  • Tour with accommodation in double occupancy and camping.
  • Based on request we can change your accommodations to 1 through 5 star hotels.
  • All Breakfasts, lunches, dinners including Welcome dinner and Farewell dinner
  • Guided Tours in each city 8am-4pm
  • Full-day tour of en-route cities
  • Free at leisure and independent de tours as case may arise
  • Half-day shopping excursion to Bazaars in Shiraz and Isfahan
  • Private Walking Tours
  • Entrance fees to all Museums and sites in the itinerary
  • Transportation as per itinerary in private luxury mini-bus/private Car.
  • Guides in English/ French/ Spanish /German/ Iranian/ Japanese/ Chinese and Arabic based on the request
  • Domestic flights based on the itinerary.
  • Visa
  • Insurance
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Azerbaijan Butterfly Watching Tour

In Azerbaijan Butterfly Watching Tour, you will be executed in the Iran-Turkey border which will give the participants a very good opportunity for collecting and other activities such as Photography and bird watching. The tour then will return to Tehran.

Some of the interesting and endemic butterfly species that one might confront in these tours are:

  • Parnassius apollo Thaleropis ionia Melanargia teneates
  • Zerynthia caucasica Clossiana euphrosyne Melanargia larissa
  • Colias chlorocoma Brenthis daphne Hipparchia pellucida
  • Colias caucasica Kirinia roxelana Chazara persephone
  • Satyrium ledereri Coenonympha glycerion Pseudchazara daghestana
  • Plebeius rosei Hyponephele kocaki Ochlodes venatus
  • Many Agrodiaetus Erebia Iranica +others Pyrgus alveus

Plus many others.

Season: March – December

Area: West and East Azerbaijan / Ardabil Provinces / Norht West Iran

Activities: Butterfly and moth collecting, Wildlife Viewing, Bird Watching, Backpacking, Natural History, Photography.

Highlights: Mt. Sabalan, Kaleybar and Kiamaki Protected area, Arasbaran National Park.

In Azerbaijan Butterfly Watching Tour, full camping facilities are predicted for all the tour participants, including tent and light generator. Tour participants are requested to have their own collecting and preserving equipment and personal stuff including sleeping bags. A proper light-trap is also available for those who wish to collect moth as well. Minute changes in the route might also be designed in case.

Join other Iran traveling Center customers on one of our “Small Group Tours”! .This option is prefect for those who want to be in a group tour package. Each small group contains no more than 16 and no less than 2 participants, except those who rather to travel in a solo private guided tour. Your chosen date will be confirmed only if there will be at least 2 or more people interested in the same date. You will be notified about the status of your tour at least 30 day in advance. All charges will be refundable to you in regard to this tour unless the minimum number of participants for this tour is reached and you are totally sure you wanted to join your tour. But still if at any point prior to 3 week until your tour date, you decided to cancel, we will refund you in full.

Because of the nature of shared tours departure times are fixed and cannot be altered. Please be advised that if you change your travel date without prior notice, you will lose your reservation and any possibility of a refund.

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Yasouj Butterfly Watching Tour

In Yasouj Butterfly Watching Tour, one-day backpacking programs will be executed in some of these areas, which will give the participants a very good opportunity for collecting and other activities such as Photography and bird watching. The tour then will have its return flight to Tehran.

Some of the interesting and endemic butterfly species that one might confront in this tour are:

  • Papilio demoleus Favonius quercus Melitaeae sarvistana
  • Zerynthia louristana Satyrium sassanides Melitaeae consulis
  • Pontia glauconome Agrodiaetus ardschira Melitaeae casta
  • Euchloe lessei zagrosicus Agrodiaetus barmifiruzae Hyponephele shirazica
  • Cigaritis myrmecophila Agrodiaetus pfeifferi Carcharodus staudingeri

Plus many others.

Locations: Fars-Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad

Season: March-December

Price: please contact

Area: Fars-Kohkiluyeh & Boyer Ahmad

Activities: Butterfly and moth collecting, Wildlife Viewing, Bird Watching, Backpacking, Natural History, Historical cite-seeing, Photography.

Highlights: Dasht-e Arjan protected area, Yasouj, Mt. Dena, Sarvestan, Persepolis, Shiraz.

Full camping facilities are predicted for all the tour participants, including tent and light generator. Tour participants are requested to have their own collecting and preserving equipment and personal stuff including sleeping bags. A proper light-trap is also available for those who wish to collect moth as well. Minute changes in the route might also be designed in case.

Join other Iran traveling Center customers on one of our “Small Group Tours”! .This option is prefect for those who want to be in a group tour package. Each small group contains no more than 16 and no less than 2 participants, except those who rather to travel in a solo private guided tour. Your chosen date will be confirmed only if there will be at least 2 or more people interested in the same date. You will be notified about the status of your tour at least 30 day in advance. All charges will be refundable to you in regard to this tour unless the minimum number of participants for this tour is reached and you are totally sure you wanted to join your tour. But still if at any point prior to 3 week until your tour date, you decided to cancel, we will refund you in full.

Because of the nature of shared tours departure times are fixed and cannot be altered. Please be advised that if you change your travel date without prior notice, you will lose your reservation and any possibility of a refund.

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Nomad Summer Tours in Fars

Nomad Summer Tours in Fars

Itinerary 1

Location: Shiraz, Ardekan, Komehr and Kakan

Itinerary 2

Location: Shiraz, Eghlid, Khosro-Shirin

Itinerary 3

Location: Shiraz, Dasht-e Arjan, Parishan Lake

Itinerary 4

Location: Shiraz, Bon Roud

Itinerary 5

Location: Shiraz, Bakan, Mahgan

Join other Iran Traveling Center customers on one of our “Small Group Tours”!

This option is prefect for those who want to be in a group tour package. Each small group contains no more than 16 and no less than 2 participants, except those who rather to travel in a solo private guided tour. Your chosen date will be confirmed only if there will be at least 2 or more people interested in the same date. You will be notified about the status of your tour at least 30 day in advance. All charges will be refundable to you in regard to this tour unless the minimum number of participants for this tour is reached and you are totally sure you wanted to join your tour. But still if at any point prior to 3 week until your tour date, you decided to cancel, we will refund you in full.

Because of the nature of shared tours departure times are fixed and cannot be altered. Please be advised that if you change your travel date without prior notice, you will lose your reservation and any possibility of a refund.

Nomad Tours in Iran

Nomad Autumn Tour in Fars

In Nomad Autumn Tour in Fars, you will migrate with Qashqa’i nomad tribes in an actual and native surrounding!

Based on the season, Nomads of south western Iran, Qashqae take different routes for their migration from lowlands to highlands of Zagros mountain ranges. There are a few different routes that we can accompany these nomad tribes in their quest. Each route can take them day till weeks to accomplish, however we won’t stay with them for the whole.

Our suggested tours are usually 4 to 10 day based on the route.

Itinerary 1

Location: Shiraz, Eghlid, Khosro-Shirin, migration as far as Sedeh and Bakan (In September)

Itinerary 2

Location: Shiraz, Ardekan, migration as far as Shool and Sangar

Itinerary 3

Location: Shiraz, Ghalat, migration as far as Khan-e Zenian (in October)

Time: Can be started from September to October
Duration: 4 to 12 day (2 day stay and 8 day traveling)

Itinerary 4

Location: Shiraz, Kavar, migration as far as Firouz Abad (in October)

Itinerary 5

Location: Shiraz, Dasht-e Arjan, Bon Roud (in September)

Join other Iran Traveling Center customers on one of our “Small Group Tours”!

This option is prefect for those who want to be in a group tour package. Each small group contains no more than 16 and no less than 2 participants, except those who rather to travel in a solo private guided tour. Your chosen date will be confirmed only if there will be at least 2 or more people interested in the same date. You will be notified about the status of your tour at least 30 day in advance. All charges will be refundable to you in regard to this tour unless the minimum number of participants for this tour is reached and you are totally sure you wanted to join your tour. But still if at any point prior to 3 week until your tour date, you decided to cancel, we will refund you in full.

Because of the nature of shared tours departure times are fixed and cannot be altered. Please be advised that if you change your travel date without prior notice, you will lose your reservation and any possibility of a refund.

Nomad Tours in Iran

Nomad Summer Tour in Fars

In Nomad Summer Tour in Fars you will migration with Qashqa’i nomad tribes in an actual and native surrounding.

Time: Can be started from June to September
Duration: 4 to 12 day (2 day stay and 8 day traveling)

Based on the season, Nomads Summer Tour in Fars would be in south western Iran, Qashqae take different routes for their migration from lowlands to highlands of Zagros mountain ranges. There are a few different routes that we can accompany these nomad tribes in their quest. Each route can take them day till weeks to accomplish, however we won’t stay with them for the whole trip.

Our suggested Nomad Summer Tour in Fars are usually 4 to 10 day based on the route.

Itinerary 1

Locations: Shiraz, Ardekan, Komehr and Kakan

Itinerary 2

Locations: Shiraz, Eghlid, Khosro-Shirin

Itinerary 3

Locations: Shiraz, Dasht-e Arjan, Parishan Lake

Itinerary 4

Locations: Shiraz, Bon Roud

Itinerary 5

Locations: Shiraz, Bakan, Mahgan

Join other Iran Traveling Center customers on one of our “Small Group Tours”!

This option is prefect for those who want to be in a group tour package. Each small group contains no more than 16 and no less than 2 participants, except those who rather to travel in a solo private guided tour. Your chosen date will be confirmed only if there will be at least 2 or more people interested in the same date. You will be notified about the status of your tour at least 30 day in advance. All charges will be refundable to you in regard to this tour unless the minimum number of participants for this tour is reached and you are totally sure you wanted to join your tour. But still if at any point prior to 3 week until your tour date, you decided to cancel, we will refund you in full.

Because of the nature of shared tours departure times are fixed and cannot be altered. Please be advised that if you change your travel date without prior notice, you will lose your reservation and any possibility of a refund.

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Butterfly Watching Tour in Azerbaijan

In Butterfly Watching Tour in Azerbaijan (15 days), One-day back-packing programs will be executed in the Iran/Turkey border which will give the participants a very good opportunity for collecting and other activities such as Photography and bird watching. The tour then will return to Tehran.

Some of the interesting and endemic butterfly species that one might confront in Butterfly Watching Tour in Azerbaijan are:

  • Parnassius apollo Thaleropis ionia Melanargia teneates
  • Zerynthia caucasica Clossiana euphrosyne Melanargia larissa
  • Colias chlorocoma Brenthis daphne Hipparchia pellucida
  • Colias caucasica Kirinia roxelana Chazara persephone
  • Satyrium ledereri Coenonympha glycerion Pseudchazara daghestana
  • Plebeius rosei Hyponephele kocaki Ochlodes venatus
  • Many Agrodiaetus Erebia Iranica +others Pyrgus alveus

Full camping facilities are predicted for all the tour participants in Butterfly Watching Tour in Azerbaijan, including tent and light generator. Tour participants are requested to have their own collecting and preserving equipment and personal stuff including sleeping bags. A proper light-trap is also available for those who wish to collect moth as well. Minute changes in the route might also be designed in case.

Season: March – December

Area: West and East Azerbaijan / Ardabil Provinces / Norht West Iran

Activities: Butterfly and moth collecting, Wildlife Viewing, Bird Watching, Backpacking, Natural History, Photography.

Highlights: Mt. Sabalan, Kaleybar and Kiamaki Protected area, Arasbaran National Park.

Join other Iran traveling Center customers on one of our “Small Group Tours”! .This option is prefect for those who want to be in a group tour package. Each small group contains no more than 16 and no less than 2 participants, except those who rather to travel in a solo private guided tour. Your chosen date will be confirmed only if there will be at least 2 or more people interested in the same date. You will be notified about the status of your tour at least 30 day in advance. All charges will be refundable to you in regard to this tour unless the minimum number of participants for this tour is reached and you are totally sure you wanted to join your tour. But still if at any point prior to 3 week until your tour date, you decided to cancel, we will refund you in full.

Because of the nature of shared tours departure times are fixed and cannot be altered. Please be advised that if you change your travel date without prior notice, you will lose your reservation and any possibility of a refund.

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Iran North West Tour in 5 Days

In Iran North West Tour in 5 Days you will explore Northwest and North of Iran  by taking this tour and visit their historic heritage. Also, in Iran North West Tour in 5 Days; you will meet Iranian Azaris, Gilakis and Taleshis and get amazed by their rich culture, language and traditions.

On the other hand, in Iran North West Tour in 5 Days, marvel at the longest roofed Bazaar in the world in Tabriz is visited, meet Sufis in Sufi master tomb Of Sheikh Safi in Ardabil, discover the step shape village of Masouleh and enjoy the scenic mix of forest, mountain and sea by the Caspian sea. Wonder at the world heritage churches in Jolfa and the volcanic rock houses of Kandovan.Sip tea with Azaris, Gilakis and Taleshis. Lets have a look on Iran North West Tour in 5 Days itinerary:

Day 1
Location: Rasht-Astara-Sarein
Early in the morning drive from Rasht to Astara, on the way visiting Talesh. Then visiting Heyran River and continuing to Sarein.
Overnight: Sarein

Day 2
Location: Sarein-Ardabil (30 KM)
Drive to Ardabil, city tour of Ardabil, return to Sarein. Free time for using mineral water spa. Visiting Bile Dara.
Overnight: Sarein

Day 3
Location: Sarein-Tabriz (200 KM)
Drive to Tabriz, visiting the Great Bazaar, Mashrouteh House, Kabood mosque & museum.
Visiting Ilgoli Garden and historical houses.
Overnight: Tabriz

Day 4
Location: Tabriz-Orumieh (149 KM)
Drive to Orumieh, on the way visiting Ilkhichi. Visiting Orumieh Friday mosque, She Gonbad.
Overnight: Orumieh

Day 5
Location: Orumieh-Tehran (768 KM)
Excursion to Ghasemloo Valley.
Transfer to airport and flying to Tehran.
End of Tour.

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Shiraz and Isfahan Tour in 5 Days

In Shiraz and Isfahan Tour in 5 Days, you will visit both cities main cultural and historical attractions in a short package. Shiraz and Isfahan Tour in 5 Days is the best gift that you can give yourself.start with a visit to the picturesque Eram Garden, famous for its cypress trees.

Next step in Shiraz and Isfahan Tour in 5 Days is tombs of Persia’s best-known poets: Saadi and Hafez. While there, why not enjoy a cup of chai at the wonderful atmospheric teahouse where one sit on a floor of cushions and mingle with the locals. Our next stop takes us to the “modern” Nasirol-Molk mosque and the pretty Afif-Abad Garden followed by a visit to the Church of Saint Simmon the Zealot with the famed stained glass windows. This wonderful Day culminates with a trip to a labyrinthine bazaar. Isfahan is a city one can never forget. Today’s tour of this magnificent medina begins with Hacht Behesht Palace, a charming garden palace, built in 1680, with impressive mosaics and stalactite moldings. Soon we are off to see the richly decorated and serene Armenian Vank Church followed by the glorious Friday Mosque. No trip to Isfahan is complete without visiting the famous old bridges that cross the Zayande River.

Lets have a look on Shiraz and Isfahan Tour in 5 Days detailed itinerary:

Day 1
Locations: Shiraz
AM: Morning flight to Shiraz, transfer to hotel, visiting Eram Garden.
PM: Visiting of Hafez & Saadi (great Iranian poets) Tombs & Koran Gate. O/N Shiraz.

Day 2
Location: Shiraz
AM: Full day excursion tour of Pasargadae & Persepolis.
PM: O/N Shiraz.

Day 3
Location: Shiraz-Isfahan
AM: Full day excursion tour of Shiraz city; visiting Narenjestan Ghavam & Vakil complex (Bath, Pars museum, Citadel and the Bazaar) and Afif Abaad Garden.
PM: Flight to Isfahan and transfer to hotel. O/N Isfahan.

Day 4
Locations: Isfahan
AM: Visiting Naghsh-e Jahan complex (Ali Qapu palace, Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Bazaar.
PM: Visiting Vank church, shaking minarets, fire temple. O/N Isfahan.

Day 5
Locations: Isfahan
AM: Visiting Chehel Sotoun & Hasht Behesht.
PM: Visiting historical SioSe-Pol & Khajoo bridges, transfer to Airport, flying to Tehran.

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Iran West Tour in 4 Days

In Iran West Tour in 4 Days you will visit Baba Taher, a renowned Persia poet, Avecina tomb who is a renowned Persian Philosopher and doctor in Hamadan. Later drive to the Hegmataneh (pre-Islamic town and museum) and Ganjnameh to visit Achaemenid inscriptions. Afterwards drive to the Jewish prophet tombs of Ester and Mordkhai. And in Kermanshah you will visit Taghe Bostan and Bistoon registered world heritage complex and immerse into Pre-Islamic Persian heritage from Achaemenids, Selucians, and Sassanids and also Ilkhanid and Safavi inscriptions and Caravanserai from Islamic era. Also You can extend your journey to Iran by this package as an extended tour to western Iran. Iran West Tour in 4 Days will make you familiar with the people at The Zagros mountains. Some ancient empires ruled at this part of Iran. You will see Kurds, Lurs and Persians as well as their monuments. Lets have a look on Iran West Tour in 4 Days itinerary:

Day 1
Location: Hamadan
AM: Drive to Hamadan.
PM: Visit to Baba Taher & Bu Ali Sina tombs , Alavian Dome & Ganj Nameh. O/N Hamadan.

Day 2
Location: Hamadan- Kermanshah
AM: Leaving for Ali Sadr Cave to Lalehjin & visiting ceramics workshops.
PM: Drive to Kermanshah en-route visiting Anahita Temple. O/N Kermanshah.

Day 3
Location: Kermanshah
AM: Visiting of Moven-ol-Molk Tekiyeh , traditional teahouse after visiting.
PM: Visiting Tagh-e-Bostan Bas relieves. O/N Kermanshah.

Day 4
Location: Kermanshah-Tehran
AM: Drive to Tehran, en-route visiting Bas relieves of Bisotoun.
End of tour.