The plateau, with abundant wildlife, includes leopards, bears, hyenas, wild boars, Gazelles, ibexes, and mouflons. These animals are more commonly found in the forest mountains of the plateau. The shores of the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf are the wildlife of aquatic birds such as seagulls, ducks and geese. Deer, hedgehogs, foxes and 22 species of rodents are found in the deserts, and ferrets and black Asian bears live in Baluchistan. A wide range of amphibians and reptiles such as toads, frogs, turtles, lizards, salamanders, and vipers live in the Baluchistan area along the Alborz and Zagros slopes. 200 species of fish live in the Persian Gulf and 300 species of the most important commercial fish and sturgeon are found in the Caspian Sea.
You are touring a country with over 6,000 kilometers of land border with Pakistan (959 km), Afghanistan (945 km), Turkmenistan (1414 km), Azerbaijan (759 km), Armenia (351 km), Nakhchivan (… Km), Turkey (500 km), Iraq (1458 km) and over 2440 km of water borders, a region of high biodiversity and one of the 17 megadiverse countries on planet Earth. Iran’s biodiversity ranks 13th in the world.
Iran Adventure Potentials
Since Iran is a land of full continental climate, a variety of adventure sports can be experienced at any moment. For example, at the same time when you enjoy skiing in the northern regions and slopes of the Alborz in winter, you can go rafting, diving, and water skiing in the southern rivers and shores of the country. On the contrary, when the warmth of the southern areas makes you impatient, you can enjoy hiking, ecotourism and camping in the northern and western and mountainous areas. The programs we offer in Iran include mountaineering, rock and big-wall climbing, trekking and hiking, mountain skiing (ski mountaineering), ice climbing, mountain biking, canyoning, caving and desert touring/trekking. Here are the best seasons and times to enjoy these programs. Although these activities are applicable to high-level professionals, athletes, and adventurers throughout the year, the best time to run these programs will be as follows: