Canyoning in Iran
Although canyoning is kind of a new sport, Iranian canyoneers are quite experienced and enthusiastic. They have explored and equipped more than 100 wonderful canyons. Canyons in Iran are various in nature four-season. Over all four seasons you can experience the joy of dry and wet canyoning in Iran. Northern canyons are the best in spring and summer, and southern canyons are seeking adventures in autumn and winter.
In addition to that, there are lots of canyon exploration program every year, which attract lots of local and foreign canyoneers. Three words can address Iranian canyons well, variety, virginity and awesomeness. Other than that, Not only professional canyoneers, but also regular tourists can experience such enjoyments in variety of mesmerizing canyons in Iran.
Caving in Iran
For sure caving is one of the most exciting activity for both who has and has not experienced it. The beautiful, calm and astonishing cave environments give every visitor memorable time. Iran contain various caves in nature and beauty. The Ali-Sadr cave, the world’s largest water cave, is located in Iran, Hamadan city. Ali-Sadr attracts thousands of visitors every year. Visitors walk and ride boats along the cave to visit the beauty of this wonderful cave. Another cave for common visitors, is Daniyal cave, located in north part of Iran. With 2033 meters long, it is the second largest cave in Iran.
There are many beautiful and mesmerizing caves in Iran, in both Alborz and Zagros mountain ranges, which are available only to professional cavers. Extreme excitement and adrenaline overdose are the souvenirs of these caves. Such beautiful caves in Iran are, Paru, Jojar, Yakh-Morad, Kataleh-Khor, Kabootar, Chal-Nakhjir, and so on and so forth.
Climbing in Iran
Iran is the land of great conflicts. The Persian territory is the land of snow-capped mountains, lush valleys, deserts and exquisite forests. The two main mountain ranges of Iran are Zagros and Alborz. Zagros mountains extend from northwest to Khuzestan Plain, and Alborz mountains extend from west to east along the Caspian Sea (Mazandaran).
Amazingly there are different climate types on either side of the Alborz mountain range. The northern area is covered with lush forests and slopes and the climate is similar to that of the Mediterranean basin. The other side of the mountain range, the southern side is dry but still beautiful.
Alborz mountains contain several peaks with altitudes of around 1000-5000 meters above the sea level. Some of these high peaks include: Alam-Kooh (Mount Alam) with an altitude of 4850 meters, Mt. Kolon Bastak (4200 meters), Mt. Azadkooh (4398 meters) and Mt. Damavand (5610 meters).
Below you may find our climbing packages, please see them all and customize wherever you desire.
Cultural and Historical Tours in Iran
Definitely our best suggestion for you is the historical and cultural attractions of Iran, that show thousand years of human civilisation of this land. Such wonderful attractions are Tehran, the city of museums, contemporary palaces, the Grand Bazaar, mixed of traditional and modern life. Shiraz, Isfahan and Yazd are the cities of beautiful and historical palaces, mesmerising mosques with unbelievable architectures, cozy and breathtaking houses. She has lots of other beautiful cities and historical places, which interest any visitor.
Words are not able to describe such wonderland. Iran is a must to travel in 2019 as New York Times mentioned. We have tried our best to cover all the things that have to be said about these attractions in our articles and tour packages. However, it has to be seen with your own eyes. Contrary to the wrong idea, Iran is a very safe and secure country to travel, with kind and hospitable people, which have made the best experience for many foreign travelers.
Please read more on our articles regarding to the cities and attractions you may like to visit, and do not hesitate to contact us.
Skiing in Iran
When people talk about Iran, all that comes to the most people mind is “desert”! mistakenly of course. Who would have thought that nearly a third of Iran is covered with snow in winter and some of autumn and spring? From East to west, north to south, massive mountains, and beautiful scenery, almost you can ski everywhere. The two main mountain ranges in Iran are Alborz (form North-West to North-East) and Zagros (from North-West to South-West). There are more than 16 ski resorts in Iran which attracts local and foreign skiers.
Skiing is an entertainment of Iran’s middle and high class for a long time. However, only 1% of current skiers coming from overseas, and Iran’s ski tracks are somehow considered virgin for foreigners. This is from the article that CNN invites skiers from all over the world to Iran, as the next place to go snow skiing. Baptiste Baudier talks in a beautiful way about his experience of skiing in Iran and writes on his ski blog that there are 6 reasons “NOT” to go ski holiday to Iran. 1) Iranian ski resorts are high, 2) You might get a powder overdose, 3) It isn’t expensive enough, 4) People are too kind, 5) You might get fatter, 6) You’ll change your point of view about Iran.
If you are planning a ski touring trip anywhere other than regular ski resorts you are going, plus lots of surprises, even other than skiing itself, well you have chosen the right country, and for sure you have come to the right page. Please read more on our articles regarding to the snow skiing and mountains you may like to ski, and do not hesitate to contact us.
Trekking in Iran
Trekking, conquering high peaks and spending time in Iran nature is the most exciting and delightful outdoor activity that satisfies your spirit of adventure.
Iranviva offers various trekking tour packages of the beautiful nature of Iran and its wilderness and untouched sceneries for tourists interested in nature.
Due to the climatic diversity in Iran, tourists can experience all four seasons any time of the year. This allows you to enjoy the beautiful nature and amazing climate. Just pick one or more tours and enjoy your travel to Iran.