Ecotourism is a form of tourism which is concerned with visiting natural areas in the remote wilderness or rural environments. Ecotourism typically involves travel to destinations where flora, fauna and cultural heritage are the primary attraction.
The Ecotourism Society defines it as "responsible travel to natural areas which conserves the environment and improves the welfare of the local people"
Ecotourism activities are gradually becoming popular in Iran. Iran has various natural attractions such as temperate forests in the north with high humidity and rainfall, deserts and salt lakes in the central part of Iran, high mountains, glaciers and coastal areas.
Iran has all four seasons in most of the time of year and one can experience desert, sea, mountain and plains with adequate plant and animal species, some of them are endemic to Iran. Considered one of the five countries in the world with the highest biodiversity, Iran is home to 514 bird, 172 mammal, 199 reptile, 20 amphibian, 173 fish and 9000 plant species. Popular ecotourism activities in Iran include trekking in mountains, desert treks, bird watching in coastal areas and wetlands, and diving. The existence of a large cultural diversity of Iran is another important characteristic that can attracts Eco-tourists to Iran.
Ecotourism in Iran as the 18th largest country in the world and one of the most mountainous countries with various climatic conditions including high mountains all around, large deserts in the center and massive forests on the slopes of Caspian sea focuses on visiting its natural places such as mountains, lakes, seasides, waterfalls, deserts and jungles in different regions.
Our Eco tours in Gasre-Shirin Corporation are categorized into five different packages where in the Persian Trekking and Persian Backcountry you will climb to mountainous regions of the country such as Alborz and Zagros mountain ranges to enjoy the nature and ski on the resorts. In the Persian Desert and lifestyle you will visit famous deserts of Iran such as Farahzad, Maranjab, Garmeh, Tabas and Lut Deserts mostly in Isfahan, Yazd and Kerman Provinces.
Therefore you can choose your favorite tour package and inform us to plan it for you with our best services and make your trip to Iran memorable and exciting.
We specialize in both individual and group Eco tours to Iran that cater to the adventurous traveler as well as those seeking peace and relaxation or in-depth study of local animals and birds.
It is our pleasure to present the following tours as a selection of suggestions and inspirations for Eco-tours to Iran suitable for all tastes. Ghasr-e-Shirin Eco-Tours is committed to ensuring you have a memorable and rewarding experience. Come on these magical Eco-tours and experience all that Iran has to offer.