Each year during the cold season, migratory birds choose one of the equatorial rivers or lagoons to spend the season. Iran annually hosts thousands of these birds.
Iranian researcher Amir Aghakouchak, a winner of American Geophysical Union’s prestigious Hydrology award, says he has discovered underground water resources in Lut Desert, the earth’s hottest place.
Ganjnameh waterfall, located in Iran’s western city of Hamadan, is one of the most famous and attractive waterfalls of the country which becomes more beautiful when frozen in the winter.
Mashhad is the second most populous city in Iran and the capital of Razavi Khorasan Province, which is located in the northeast of the country, bordering with Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.
Aynaloo protected zone, a small part of Arasbaran forests, is located on the southern borders of Aras river in Kaleybar county, northwestern Iran.
Shourmast Lake is the only natural lake in Savadkuh County of Iran’s northern Mazandaran province, with an area of 15,000 square metres and a depth of 5 metres.
Filband is a village near the northern Iranian city of Babol in Mazandaran Province. The village is famous for its skies which are full of interconnected cumulus clouds.
The Alamut mountainous region is a region in Iran including western and eastern parts in the western edge of the Alborz Mountain range, between the dry and barren plain of Qazvin in the south and the densely forested slopes of the Mazandaran province in the north.
Khar Turan National Park or Touran Wildlife Refuge, a national park in Iran’s Semnan province, is home to one of the largest populations of the critically endangered Asiatic cheetah.
Various breeds of horses in Iran, including Caspian, Turkmen, Arabian, and Kurdish ones, have the best potential to attract tourists from around the world to the country.