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Oaksland Travel

  • Iran
Destinations

Destinations

Iran,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Budget

Tour Overview

Visit breathtaking landscapes and national parks brimming with flora and fauna on this adventure tour, designed for individual travellers and small groups who respect and have a passion for wildlife. Explore Touran Wildlife Refuge, home to one of the largest populations of the critically endangered Asiatic cheetah, and trek through Golestan National Park, Iran’s oldest and largest national park wiith its breathtaking nature and wildlife including red deer. Accommodation includes a village guest house in Touran and camping in Golestan National Park.

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Camping Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Golestan National Park
  • Activities:
    Walking Safari
  • Getting around:
    Bus
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Tehran

General Information

  • Duration: 6 days/5 nights
  • Max group size: 8
  • Tour category: Discovery/Natural
  • Physical rating: 4/5
  • Accommodation: Hotel/local house/camping
  • Transportation: Air conditioned vehicles, depending on group size
  • Best time to go: March to May / September to late October
  • Age requirement: 15+
  • Meals: Full board
  • The sightseeing schedule may change due to arrival times, at your guide’s discretion and depending on official and unofficial holidays of some museums
  • Hotel check-in time is generally 2:00 pm – depending on your arrival time, you may need an early check-in and will need to book an extra day

RATES – PER PERSON EUR

2-3 pax from EUR 999 per person
4-6 pax from EUR 865 per person
7-9 pax from EUR 730 per person
10-12 pax from EUR 710 per person

What's Included

  • 3 nights in double/twin hotel accommodation (single supplement applies)
  • 2 nights in local guest house (no bed, traditional sleeping equipment, comfortable mattress and blankets, no single option)
  • 1 night camping (single supplement applies)
  • Breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • 2 bottles of water, fruit and snacks per day
  • All transfers and transportation – private car for 2-3 pax, suitable minibus for bigger groups
  • 4×4 cars in the Wildlife Refuge, 3 pax per car (the vehicles are completely safe, comfortable and technically in good condition, but they could be old models)
  • 1 domestic flight
  • Professional licensed guides and drivers (expert eco-tour guide)
  • All entrance fees to sites mentioned in the itinerary
  • Camping and cooking equipment
  • All road tolls and vehicle taxes
  • Extra supplies in emergency situations
  • Visa authorization code processing fee is free

What's Excluded

  • International flights
  • Visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips to local guides and drivers
  • Sleeping bag and mattress (mandatory)

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Oaksland Travel
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Oaksland Travel‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Our tour guide will meet and greet you at the airport (IKIA) and then you will be transferred to your hotel for a rest. In the afternoon you will visit the National Museum of Iran, where you can see astonishing historical objects from the 5th millennium BC to the advent of Islam in Iran which shows a brief history of our Land.

Accommodation: 3* hotel, Tehran

Today we head to Damghan to visit Tarik Khaneh Mosque. We continue on to Qala Bala village which is a special village in our country where the courtyards and roofs in this village both serve as pedestrian areas similar to streets. We can walk around the village, gardens and local shops.

Accommodation: Local guest house, Touran

Enjoy a full day tour of Khar Touran National Park. After breakfast, go trekking and enjoy sightseeing, viewing and photographing the natural beauty of the park. Khar Touran National Park at 1.4 million hectares is the second largest reserve in Iran. It is home to one of the largest populations of the critically endangered Asiatic cheetah with about 12-15 of these charismatic cats in the national park area. In addition, Khar Touran has the largest population of Persian onager and two species of gazelles, the goitered gazelle and the Indian gazelle, both in good numbers. There are also wild sheep and wild goats, jebeer, ibex and urial sheep. You have time to walk in the sand dunes before we return to Qala Bala village.

Accommodation: Local guest house, Touran

Today we drive to Golestan National Park, the oldest and largest national park in Iran and one of 50 UNESCO biosphere reserves in the world. At first, we head to the eastern part of the park and visit Alme Valley where we see deer. We’ll stay in the Solegerd’s police station in the northeast of the park which has a great bivouac.

Accommodation: Camping, Golestan National Park

Today we head to Golbagh in the west part of the park, doing some walking and a little mountain climbing around the Golestan National Park at Tange Gol Guesthouse (the previous King’s villa) and visiting the Mirza Bayloue’s Natural History Museum. In the afternoon we leave this remarkable national park and drive to Gorgan with a short stop on our way to visit Gonbad-e Qabus, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. At the end of day, we will visit Gorgan Old Bazaar before flying back to Tehran.

Accommodation: 3* hotel, Tehran

Transfer from the hotel back to the international airport for your flight.

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