Damavand the Highest Peak in the Middle East and the national symbol of Iran
Mount Damavand is the most famous and tallest mountain in Iran and also the second highest volcano in Asia after Kunlun in Tibet and the highest volcano in the Middle East. These few main reasons have turned this mythical peak of Iran into one of the most important tourism destinations for eco-tourism, nature tourism, and mountaineering in Iran. Damavand is the name of an area (Damavand county) close to the northeast of Tehran(150 Km), the capital of Iran. This area includes various villages, small cities, and recreational tourism places with mild temperatures during the hot summer of Iram.
Bistoon petroglyph: Achaemenid Illustrated History
Kermanshah, with its untouched nature and climate, is one of the most beautiful and historic cities in Iran. The name of this city is coming after a mountain, which is reminiscent of bravery and legends. Bisotoun Mountain was recorded on the Word Heritage List. But, the oldest works of Bisotoun belong to the Middle Paleolithic period and the latest one is related to the Safavid era. However, its reputation definitely relied on the inscription of Dariush I of Achaemenid (486-521BC), which is engraved at an altitude of 80 meters from the foot of the mountain.
Top 10 Best Locations for Photography in Iran's Nature
If you are a nature hiker, backpacker, professional or amateur photographer, or even an Instagrammer, and are eager to visit and enjoy the natural pure view of Iran and share your photos with others, these eye-catching natural landscapes would be your best choices. These beautiful natural landscapes are spread not only in mountainous or desert areas but all over Iran. You can visit the plateaus and high plains in the northern provinces of Iran, flat and dry desert plains, salt mines, and beautiful beaches of the Persian Gulf.
A 40-thousand-year-old heritage in the west of Iran
The wide geographical diversity of Iran has created various tourist attractions that have introduced Iran as one of the top 10 tourism destinations in the world. An attractive variety of different models of historical tourism, architecture, nature, culture, and social tourism, not only attracts tourists but also they remember it as one of their most attractive trips. One of the good news in the tourism field was the World Registration of the Hawraman Cultural Landscape in UNESCO.
Iran Desert Safari
Desert Safari tours are very popular in Iran and there are various operators who specialize in tours through the vast and spectacular desert-like Maranjab, Aboo ZeydAbad, Karakal, Lout, and Mesr deserts. Enjoy breathtaking orange sunsets and experience one of the most adventurous activities in Iran.