Sven Hedin in Iran Sven Anders Hedin, the Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer, and travel writer arrived by paddle steamer in 1886. He journeyed to Persia twice in 1886 and 1890. In 1887, Hedin published a book about these travels entitled Through Persia, Mesopotamia, and the Caucasus.Sven Hedin is Sweden’s greatest explorer and adventurer of

Damavand Acclimatisation Programme Due to its altitude of 5,610m, one needs to acclimatize before ascending Damavand. One’s experience and fitness are alas not enough and at Adventure Iran we have designed the Damavand Acclimatisation Programme to allow for an enjoyable ascent. Thus, in order to avoid any difficulties or headaches due to altitude sickness, we

Persian Gulf Islands Iran is not a destination for beach holidays, instead, it is a perfect destination for those who would like to experience something quite unrivaled. In the past, nobody thought the Iranian Islands, such as the Persian Gulf islands, perhaps unheard of by many people, would be popular for international travelers. This was

The Caspian Sea North of Iran The Caspian Sea is the largest lake in the world, situated in south-eastern Europe and south-western Asia. It is surrounded by 5 different countries, Kazakhstan, Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, and Iran.  The Sea is home to a wide range of species.  More than 850 different animals and at least 500 different

Hiking in Iran Hiking in Iran is one of the most attractive activities for many individuals, especially considering Iran is a mountainous country with many of them over 4,000 m. Hiking is a popular sport for Iranians at weekends. Iran is a vast country with two huge deserts, where even from the desert area it