Nature and Wildlife

Giant Insects Park Launched in Tehran

The Iranian capital is now home to a park in which giant samples of insects are put on show with the aim of giving the visitors a chance to have some fun and at the same time making them familiar with the most important species of insects

Scenic Beauty of Poppy Fields in Central Iran

When the downpours increase at the beginning of spring, gorgeous poppy flowers bloom in a vast field located on Tehran-Qom highway, 25 kilometres to the holy city of Qom in central Iran.

Living Fossil Resurfaces in Hamoun Wetland after Recent Floods

After nearly two decades of drought in Sistan and Baluchestan province in southeastern Iran, with the beginning of rainy season in neighbouring Afghanistan, flood waters have filled some parts of Hamoun international lagoon, and that has resulted in the revival of livestock and plant species in the wetlands.

Tulips Festival Underway in Iran’s Alborz Province

The seventh festival of Tulips is underway in Karaj, the capital of Alborz province west of Tehran, featuring 300,000 tulips of 16 species.

Kafari Strait; Must-See Tourist Site in Western Iran

Kafari Strait is an extremely gorgeous region in Iran’s western province of Ilam with a long history that dates back to 3,000 BCE.

Lake Urmia Comes Back to Life with Latest Heavy Rains

The volume of water in Lake Urmia in the northwest of Iran has increased by over 3 billion cubic metres, increasing the Lake’s water lever by 42 centimetres.

Goddess of Salt; Splendid Attraction of Hormuz Island

The Hormuz Island in southern Iran is widely known for its red and edible soil but in addition to the dominant red colour of the island, a splendid white colour catches the eyes of every visitor: The whiteness of the Goddess of Salt.

Pristine Valley of Towbiroun; Natural Cooler in Hot Season

A wonderful valley called Towbiroun lies 20 kilometres from the city of Dezful in southern Iranian Khuzestan province.

Darakeh: A Popular Haunt of Hikers in Northern Tehran

Darakeh in the northern part of the Iranian capital, Tehran, is a popular rendezvous for mountaineers and hikers.

Pamenar Village: A Source of Beauty in Southern Iran

The Pamenar village in southern Iran is one of the country's most attractive tourist destinations thanks to its scenic beauty.

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