Iran is truly one of the worlds beautiful countries, not just in nature but in its culture and variety of ethnic groups inhabiting it. Compared to trekking in other countries in the region, Iran offers better serviced trekking routes making trekking easy and comfortable. Though if you are not inclined to stay in teahouse and want a more wild experience there are limitless opportunities for camping and fully self supported remote trekking in Iran. Trekking in Iran has captured the imaginations of mountaineers and explorers for more than 1000 years. The lifestyle and habits of the inhabitants of the mountain regions has not changed for generations, the village people offer a huge sense of hospitability and welcome trekkers and mountaineers alike.
It is not complicated to trek in Iran. One of the biggest parts of your trekking experience is your guide. Your Iranian guide will be everything to you along the trek and for most people life long friendships are formed with their guides and the guide’s families. Iran is a country of friendly people belonging to many different ethnic groups each having their own culture.
Of course Iran also offers one of the highest mountains in the region. Mountains like Alborz and Zagros are major attractions for trekkers coming to Iran. Trekking in Iran gives you the chance to walk amongst these giants where you truly will be exhilarated. Not only are there mountains in Iran, but a diverse range of flora. Also Many of Iran’s trekking regions are encompassed by desert with a diverse range of wildlife, some rare and endangered. Any trek in Iran will involve walking through different environments, like barren mountain landscapes or beautiful deserts.
If you have time and are planning on a trekking holiday, Iran is a must destination for you.