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.