Mount Kolon Bastak Northern Tehran has countless mountains above 4000 m. which are geographically located in central Alborz mountains.  Mount Kolon Bastak is one of the highest summits in the region with an altitude of 4170 m. above sea level.  The closest village to this summit is Shemshak being 40 km north of Tehran and

Mount Taftan Active Volcano Peak The massive Mt. Taftan is situated only 70 km away from the Pakistan border, south-east of Iran.  It is an isolated, active volcanic mountain located in Sistan and Baluchestan province. South of the mountain is Khash, the nearest city.  Taftan mountain has two very famous summits with Chehel Tan peak

Mount Sarak Chal Mount Sarak Chal is one of the highest summits in the central Alborz Mountains at 4210m above sea level. There are actually three Sarak Chal peaks which are located on the famous Kolon Bastak-Sarak Chal mountain ridge line. All three mountains are above 4000 m. The closest village to this mountain is

Mount Sabalan Mt Sabalan is the third highest peak in Iran at an altitude of 4811 m. It is located in Ardabil province, the northwest part of the country. Sabalan or Savalan Mountain is an inactive volcano and at 4811 m is one of the most beautiful mountains in Iran.  So far, not too many

Mount AlamKuh Alam Kuh, is the name of a huge mountain in northern Iran, in Mazandaran province located in the Takht-e Soleyman massif mountain chain. Takhte-e Soliman is also a part of the west Alborz Mountain range. Alam Kuh’s altitude is 4,850 m above sea level and is the second highest mountain in Iran after

Lajim Tower Lajim Tower is located in Lajim village in the county of Savad Kooh. It is circular in shape with a conical dome. There are two unique inscriptions on the brick which carry the Kufic, Pahlavi, and Sassanid Scripts. One of them defines the date of 413 AH. After a fundamental renovation, this district

Kandelus Historical Village Kandelus is a historical village in Mazandaran province, located in the Caspian Sea region in the north of Iran.  The province itself lies between the southern coast of the Caspian Sea and the northern slopes of the Central Alborz mountains. Mazandaran is one of the most densely populated provinces in Iran and

Hormuz Island Hormuz Island, Hormozgan province, is an oval island 8 km from Bandar Abbas and considered to be one of the most exquisite islands in Iran.  Situated in the Persian Gulf, it is actually a salt dome with an area of 42 square kms. It is regarded as the key to the Persian Gulf

Qeshm Island Qeshm Island, in Hormozgan province, is the largest island in the waters of the Persian Gulf. We have always heard a lot about the unique beauties and features of this island. The countless attractions have made Qeshm one of the most important tourist destinations in Iran. It is located in the Strait of

A small village of Jahan Nama by the Caspian Sea gave the name to the vast Jahan Nama Protected Area and National Park in the Golestan Province. With rich wildlife, including wild sheep and goats, wolfs, panthers, bears, weasels, owls, eagles and porcupines, Jahan Nama is also famous for its variety of plans and trees,