Nature and Wildlife

Mud Therapy in Lake Urmia; A Mixture of Healing, Recreation

Lake Urmia in north-western Iran is widely known for its therapeutic properties, particularly those of its mud, which is attracting more and more tourists to the region.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Shirabad Waterfall

Shirabad waterfall, located in the city of Khanbebin in Golestan province, is a major tourist attraction in north-eastern Iran.

Exhibition of Lovely Flowers Underway in Iran’s Karaj

The 6th edition of Karaj Flower Fair is showcasing 300,000 flowers from 100 species in the flower garden of the city’s Chamran Park, 35 kilometres west of Tehran.

Jahan Nama Village; A Tranquil Summer Resort North of Iran

Jahan Nama, a village located in a protected area of the same name in Golestan province, northern Iran, is a beautiful place far from the uproar of the everyday urban life.

Varzaneh Desert; Amazing Site for Camping, Stargazing

Khara or Varzaneh Desert is located 100 km east of Isfahan in central Iran near the city of Varzaneh.

Scorpion Poison Trade: An Emerging Lucrative Business

The trade of scorpion venom has turned into one of the most lucrative emerging businesses in Iran, tempting many opportunists to get engaged in hunting or farming scorpions.

Dorfak Ice Cave; Amazing Source of Water for Locals

Dorfak Peak in northern Iran, with an altitude of 2,700 metres, is the roof of Gilan province and a silent volcano which is home to an amazing ice cave and a natural glacier.

Stargazers in Iran Stunned by Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid Meteor Shower, which peaked on Sunday night across the world, dazzled a huge number of Iranian skygazers who flocked to desert and mountainous areas to watch the beautiful astronomical event.

Laton Waterfall; Highest of Its Kind in Iran

Laton waterfall, located in Gilan province in north of the country, is the tallest waterfall of Iran measuring 105 metres in height.

Sabz-Pushan Spring in Southern Iran; Body of Water for All Seasons

A well-known recreational place in Hormozgan province in southern Iran is the Sabz-Pushan spring in Hajjiabad, which lies next to the village of Barghani.

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