Iran, with its numerous high peaks in the Alborz and Zagros mountains, is absolutely the loneliest destination for skiing and Ski touring in the Middle East. Having a high snowfall starting from November till June in the towering mountains on the one hand, and having 150 mountains above 4,000 m on the other, makes Iran

Zardkuh Mountain Chain, the name of a sub-range of Zagros Mountain range, which stands in the centre of Zagros, and is one of the most popular mountains of the entire Zagros Range.   It is also spelled Zard Kouh, Zad Koh, Zardkuh, Zarduh Kuh, and Zard Kuh-e Bakhtiari.  In Persian Zard Kuh means “The yellow

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 is possible to

Iran is a vast country with a lot of untravelled routes. Many adventurous travellers would like to visit pristine places with natural wonders. Iran has numerous destinations not mentioned in any guide book or travel blogs. In fact, second and third-time visitors usually prefer to explore the hidden spots of the country to witness the

Dena National Park, with an approximate area of 250,000 hectares, is located in the middle of the Zagros mountain range covering the whole Dena mountain chain as explained in another article. Dena National Park is protected by the Iranian Department of the Environment. The central part of Dena National Park was registered in 2010 on

Dena mountain chain is the name of sub-range mountains located in the middle of the Zagros mountain range of Iran. It is around 90 km long with an average 15 km width. Most parts of this chain reach nearly 3,000 meters in height with a spectacular view of the whole region. They are home to