Forests Iran Tours

Spring is a wonderful season for the beauty of nature in Iran. In this section, we are going to introduce some of the most amazing forests Iran tours. Due to the diverse vegetation and animal species as well as their many ancient beauties, Iran’s forests are considered to be the most unique forests in the world. Forest are always among the most popular natural attractions for spending leisure time during the leisure times and vacations.

Clouds Forest

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Clouds Forest in Iran

The cloud reminds us of the beauty of rainbow and, of course, the sky. This forest is adjacent to two low-pressure areas (Gorgan plain) and high-pressure (cloud area), which has caused the clouds to be easily displaced when energy is being captured. We are talking about the cloud forest in Shahrud. One of the most beautiful and coolest forest sceneries in the world, which undoubtedly give the visitors an unforgettable and enjoyable memories.

The forest with 35,000 hectares is part of the ancient Hyrcany jungles. The high altitude of the forest from the sea level, the low temperature in the heat season and the presence of abundant springs and forest are various characteristics of this forest.

In general, the Clouds Forest is at the confluence of the three mainstream climates of West and South Asia, the Siberian high-pressure cold and dry stream, the tidal stream of hot and cold winds, and the Atlantic and Mediterranean climate of the “moderate and humid stream”. Combining these different and conflicting climates in a small geographic area is unmatched in the world.

This forest is located along the road of Shahrud to Azadshahr in Golestan province and in the village of Cloud. There are many agencies whose destinations are Clouds Forest, so if you have plan to go to this forest for the first time, do not forget to receive help and assistance from the local guides on the route. This is one of the best views forests Iran tours.

Clouds Forest tours

Clouds Forest in Iran

Keep in mind that most tours are accompanied by biking, so if you are interested in using these tours, you should remember that you have the equipment such as suitable mountain bikes, helmets, cycling gloves, sunglasses, raincoats, sleeping bags, night clothes, back pack and other personal belongings. When you go to forests Iran tours through the agencies, you do not have a problem finding a suitable camp.

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Iran forests

But if you are planning to travel to this forests Iran tours. with a personal car, you have to have a detailed plan and if you do not have much familiarity with this place, be sure to accompany the local guides and the people who are familiar with it. In this area the clouds suddenly appear and lessen your vision, and because of this and for your own protection if you walk along the waterfall or the abyss at this moment, you may put your life in danger.

Alimastan jungle

Alimastan is known for its green foliage in thick fog and lush environment. This lush forest is like an open list, for those who want to experience road, forest, mountains, steppes, grassland, plains, and summit on a one-day trip.

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Alimastan jungle, Iran

Alimastan provides one of the most beautiful sights in the spring and summer to tourists and nature lovers. Alimistan forests are the herbaceous plant of Alima, which grows in May, and as the name implies, the name of the Alimistan forest is taken from it. there is one of the best views forests Iran tours.

Alimastan sparkles on the magnificent nature of Amol as a green star and has attracted the attention of domestic and foreign photographers. The pristine nature and beauty of forests, rangelands and vegetation are unmatched. The high altitude of the forest from the sea, the low temperature in the heat season, the presence of abundant springs, a vast forest cover, plains and clear waters, and beautiful horses are characteristics of this forest. The village’s water is supplied from the spring, and its product is cereals, dairy and honey.

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Alimastan jungle in Iran

One the most interesting part of the area in this kind of forests Iran tours is Paye Rustam, which will surprise all the climbers. Near the summit you can find the trace of two large meteors, which created 10 m deep holes. The natives have a interesting legendary for these holes. They believe that these pits are the knees of Rustam, who kneeled in the area and drank water from the sea. The magnificent landscape of Damavand Peak, beautiful landscapes of the forest with covered flowered plains, has made the area a fascinating place. The first signs of the forest are seen from the end of the village. Most villagers work on the agriculture and livestock, and others are engaged in craftsmanship. Another attraction of Alimistan forest is Barberry Mountain, which attracts many climbers in spring and winter.

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To get access to this place go for 20 km from Amol or 140 km from Tehran toward the Haraz then turn when you see the sign of the road that is written Imamzadeh Qasem, enter to the road, then at the beginning of this place, there are two ways to get there. Follow the left side that is a narrow and asphalted road that is about 7 km, which first takes you to the village of Lashash and then to the village of Alimistan. From there you can see the forest view behind you.

The local people move to the Qalarden desert in May to pick Bacchus flower and another plant called Ziza. The path is not so steep and it’s about one and a half to two hours away from the village of Alimistan. Within a kilometer of Qalarden, there is a ranch that is called “Sajamon, where flockers feed their herds with spring’s water.

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Alimastan jungle in Mazandaran

Mid-spring and early fall are the best season to travel to these forests Iran tours, but you cannot miss the beautiful winter scenery, provided that you prepare all the needs of winter travel.

Alangdareh Park

The most beautiful park in the north of Iran and one of the best forests Iran tours, Alangdareh Forest Park, is located on the slopes of massive forests with special vegetation and the presence of rivers and spectacular springs. This park is one of the attractive tourist destinations in Golestan province of Iran.

Alangdareh Park has been selected as one of 7 regions of forests Iran tours in the country as well as forest park in northern Iran.

There is an asphalt road inside Alangdareh Park, where you can sit and enjoy its unique environment. The Alangdareh Forest Park is 185 hectares and is located 5 kilometers southwest of Gorgan, on the road to Nahar Khoran.

The climate of this area is at least 10 degrees cooler than urban and populated places. Alangdareh Forest Park lies on the slopes of the northern massive forests that are covered with many different kinds of trees. Furthermore, this place has a river and several beautiful springs, and in almost all seasons of the year welcomes many tourists and naturalists. In the spring and summer, the cool and pleasant weather of the forest, in the autumn, the beautiful coloration of the trees, and in the winter, the spectacular snow cover, welcomes the nature’s lovers to this place.

Alangdareh Park Forest Park, that is 185 hectares and 5km is located in southwest of Gorgan, and on the road of Nahar Khoran. This area is full of visitor from urban and rural districts who take shelter from the warm and sultry sites of Gorgan during the spring and summer, especially in hot and sunny days.

Alangdareh water Spring is one of the best forests Iran tours.

The water in the park is provided by a beautiful fountain located around the park. The “Glashi” river stretches from the south side of the park to the north and passes it from the middle of it. Near this river there are 3 high-quality water springs that have created a unique natural landscape.

The water in the park is provided by a beautiful fountain that is located around the park. The “Galashi” river stretches from the south side of the park to the north and passes from the middle. Near this river there are 3 high-quality water springs that have created a unique natural landscape.

Parrotia Jungle and Wallila waterfall

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Parrotia Jungle and Wallila waterfall in Iran

Parrotia Jungle and Wallila waterfall that are located in the heart of this beautiful valley and are embraced by these calm trees, are one of the most beautiful destinations for nature lovers and tourists visiting the city. By visiting Mazandaran’s Savadkoh Mountains and visiting these forests, you can count on enjoying the pristine nature of this region.

The “Wallila ” waterfall is a decent place for the naturalist who wishes to have a short stay (one to several days) in a calm and charming environment with the possibility of short voyages and marches around the village.

After an hour of walking in the jungle, you get to the beautiful “Wallila ” waterfall.  Although this waterfall is not very high, this place definitely leaves an unforgettable memory to the visitor of this region.

In addition to the spectacular waterfall, the forests of this area are very attractive in the spring, summer and fall. These forests have their name from the trees, which has given the forests a special flavor.

A Parrotia tree is a strange, tall tree with a height of 25 meters. The leaves and the trunk of these tress attract the most attention. The Parrotia tree, which is the dominant species of the forests in the area of ​​Savadkuh, has three attractive colors in spring, summer and autumn, which delivers a variety of sensations to the viewer. The leaves of this tree are reddish in the spring, they are seen in the dark green in the summer, and they are seen in various colors in the autumn: pale yellow, burnished orange, pure red and bright red. The trunk is a reddish-brown, smooth, polished with brown spots up to a creamy color that transmits a sense of warmth to the viewer in winter. All of these features and colors in this area make you feel different in nature during your stay there. The Parrotia wood is very hard, and in this respect it is translated as the iron wood in other languages.

If you have traveled to this area, it is suggested to look carefully at the trunks of Parrotia trees, because several Parrotia trees are adjacent to each other, and although the trees are separate, but they are seemingly in the form a single trunk, and they usually form a single tree that is very beautiful. If the Parrotia forests have not experienced a rainy day, walking along the path of these woods is very enjoyable and comfortable. Otherwise, because of the slippery nature of the track, it is essential to wear some suitable shoes. In the early days of spring, when the leaves are still not completely decomposed, you can see the types of reptiles at the bottom of the leaves. The variety and charm of the color of the butterflies you see along the way is great. Although most reptiles in Iran are not poisonous, but if you have a history of skin allergy, do not touch them.

In order to reach the Parrotia forests of Savadkuh, you have to take the path of Firooz Kooh road. After reaching the underwater city square, continue to the right to reach the village of Otto. After passing through this village, you will find an unpaved road opposite you. The path to the left takes you to the Wallila village. Get to the mosque after reaching the village, because there is a good place to park in the space next to the mosque. The mosque has a short wall and it’s not hard to detect it in this small village. The Wallila village is located in a 1.5 kilometer-high waterfall of the same name. You can get to the jungle after a 3-hour walk of a fairly low forest slope.

The Parrotia forests and its cascading waterfalls have their own beautiful scenery in all seasons, but if you are looking for the best time to travel, it is May to the late fall.

Rush Forest

If you have dream of walking along the nature, traveling to the pristine forests of Savadkuh is a thrilling experience. In order to get there, you have to pass through the forest roads and through high-rise trees and dense forests.

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Rush Forest in Mazandaran

For lovers of fall, Beech Forest is one of the best destinations for tourism and nature tourism. The Beech forest trees are so tall as if they are in the sky. When the Beech forest falls into the fog, it creates a mysterious state; its silence is so deep that breaking it is impossible. Walking in the Beech Forest and breathing in its infinitely subtle air separates man from everything, except pleasure in nature. The landscape of this pristine and historic forest is always beautiful, but in the fall it is literally stunning.

The mountainous and forest paths to reach the village of Sanghideh is beautiful, rich, cool and very delighting. From the village to the beginning of the walking path in the Beech Forest, there is an unpaved road. You can also use the local people with their cars to get there. On the way to the destination, you will see tall, rugged trees that line each other with a special makeup, the earth is full of red and yellow leaves, and the autumn depicts manifold colorful views that is not possible to describe its beauty with the words.

The beech tree is roughly rare in the plain, but abundant in the Beech forest and in the high mountains especially In Gilan and Mazandaran provinces. You can find all these trees in a place that is more than two thousand meters. The beech tree is covered with shadow and hence has a lot of foliage.

The young seedlings of this tree is vulnerable to extreme cold and too much heat. It does not grow well in cold areas, but it does look somewhat better in hot places. The beech tree has superficial roots and is suitable for forests of low-thickness and calcareous soils.

The best time to travel to this forest is from late March to early December. The falling beech lives, especially in the fall, give this forest a special beauty. In the winter, access to this forest is a bit hard and you need the special equipment. These are one of the most famous forests Iran tours.