Bird-Watching in Miankaleh and National Desert Park

Duration
9 Days
Starting City
Tehran
Finish City
Tehran
Physical Rating
Iran-Tours
Overview
This tour package is intended to take you to visit most of the bird in iran . this package could be run from janualy up to april . we will visit Miankaleh protected Area , Kavir National Park and Matin Abad Camp . during a trip expert guide will accompany a team to bring the speciality of the tour to the next level .
Our tour guide is professional bird watcher and can help us to address the exact hard to access place to see the unique birds . as our trip is completely with 4WD vehicle we have freedom to access to the most places trough san and mountain road .
Highlights
• Visit Miankaleh Wildlife Refuge
• camping in the touran national park .
• visit one wiledlife refuge , 2 national park and one protected area
• extra comfort by dedicated 4*4 safari Car
• accompanying with bird watching specialist in areas
• visit mountains , sea side , national park and desert in one trip
Itinerary

Arrival at Tehran Airport (usually after midnight) where you will be met by our representative and taken to your hotel. Depending on the arrival time, we have the opportunity to explore the Golestan Palace in Tehran and take a short walk in the city

Today we will drive toward a north of Iran city named Sari and From There we would go toward a lake named Farakhin in the hearth of the Jungle . Here you can see most of the Local bird in the jungle of iran , spend the time besdie a lake and accommodate in the ecolodge in the village nearby .

Today we will drive toward a Neka which we can acess to the Miankale protected area . then we will visit Miankaleh Wildlife Refuge at the southeast corner of the Caspian Sea. Here we will visit a reed fringed lake where Black Headed Penduline Tits can sometimes be found, along with Western Marsh Harrier, Common Kingfisher, and Moustached, European Reed and Great Reed Warblers.

We will also explore a part of the Miankaleh Peninsula, a 60km long peninsula of sand dunes which separating the Caspian Sea from Gorgan Bay. This reserve is famous for the huge concentrations of water birds that occur during the Jan to April, and there should still be many of these around, including Black-necked Grebe, Great Cormorant, Squacco Heron, Grey Heron, Eurasian Wigeon, Gadwall, Eurasian Teal, Mallard, Northern Shoveler, Eurasian Coot, Black-winged Stilt and Pied Avocet. Also there is chance to watch Migrant waders along with Whiskered and White-winged Terns. Also we will test our chance to find a lingering White-tailed Eagle or Pallas’s (or Great Black-headed) Gull .

We will come back to Sari to stay at the hotel for night .

Today we will leave Sari toward a parvar Protected Area . in the parvar protected area we have chance to see Wild Boar, Iranian Ibex, Red Urial, Hyrcanian Tit, Radde's Accentor, Plain Leaf Warbler, Rufous-tailed Wheatear, Grey-necked Bunting, Caspian Snowcock, Eurasian Crag Martin, White-throated Robin, Black Redstart .
And finally head to the village named finesk to accommodate in the eco lodge home .

We would go toward a Touran Protected Area , where we have chance to watch not just a bird and visit animals . here we have chance to visit Cheetah, Leopard, Persian Gazelle, Iranian Ground Jay, Asiatic Wild Ass, Eurasian Golden Oriole, Red throated Pipit, Tree Pipit, Citrine Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail, Egyptian Vulture, Cream coloured Courser, Pale Rock Finch and Sparrow, Back Belly Sandgrouse, Desert Wheatears, Desert Warbler and Finch, Trumpeter Finch, Macqueen Bustard .

Iran’s largest reserve, Touran Wildlife Refuge and Biosphere Reserve, lies at the northeastern edge of the great Dasht-e-Kavir desert, about 150km southeast of Shahrud.
We will have the best part of two full days to explore this wonderful area .
In this area we would try to visit Pleske’s Ground Jay , Egyptian Vulture, Cream-coloured Courser, Black-bellied Sandgrouse, Bar-tailed Lark, Desert and Variable Wheatears, Asian Desert Warbler, the enigmatic Pale Rockfinch (or Pale Rock Sparrow), and Desert and Trumpeter Finches and by chance visit Macqueen’s Bustard .

At the end of the 6th day we would reach to Ghasr e Bahram Carvansarai to stay a night there .

We will go out from touran protected Area Toward a National Desert Park to visit sort of mentioned bird and animal . it should be mentioned that visiting this area is prohibited for all but you can visit this area by Rover Land Team .

We will go out from National Desert Park . en route we would Visit Maranjab Desert and Salt Lake and We will Go toward Karshahi Castel and Matin Abad .
matin abad eco desert camp , enjoy the camel riding and starry night of desert and see podoces pleskei

Drive back to Tehran , Ready for flight

Inclusion
Iran-TourMeals
Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
Iran-TourTransport
4WD dedicated Vehicle
Iran-TourAccommodation Type
Hotel , Eco Lodge , Camp
Iran-TourIncluded
Airport Pick Up , Permission from authorities , Arranging itinerary , Entrance Fees , Drinkable Water , Air Port Drop Off , Professional Guide , Equipments
Iran-TourIntrest
wildlife, jungels, Photography, ecology, adventure
Iran-TourTour Style
Bird Watching
Date & Prices
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December 1, 2018December 10, 20186Check For Price
January 1, 2019January 10, 20196Check For Price
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