Iranian deserts

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  •  A view of Fat’habad Garden in Kerman. 2021-09-14 18:49

    Kerman added to Iran’s golden ‘triangle’ of tourism

    TEHRAN – The ancient city of Kerman has been added to Iran’s golden ‘triangle’ of tourism, which was already embracing Isfahan, Shiraz, and Yazd, an official with the Planning and Budget Organization (PBO) said on Monday.

  • Millennia-old Iranian village nominated for UNWTO label 2021-09-01 18:53

    Millennia-old Iranian village nominated for UNWTO label

    TEHRAN – Iran’s millennia-old village of Kharanaq has been nominated for the ‘Best Tourism Villages’ label, which will be granted to a selection of rural destinations by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

  • Over 50,000 ha of desert areas to be rehabilitated 2021-05-09 16:51

    Over 50,000 ha of desert areas to be rehabilitated

    TEHRAN – At least 50,000 hectares of the country’s desert areas will be protected and rehabilitated through implementing sustainable exploitation projects with the participation of local communities, Vahid Jafarian, an official with the Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Management Organization said.

  • Land of ghosts: a journey to the 'Bermuda triangle' of Iran 2021-04-24 19:25

    Land of ghosts: a journey to the 'Bermuda triangle' of Iran

    TEHRAN - Imagine traveling through a bizarre-shaded desert full of golden dunes that locals believe to be once home to evil spirits and demons, and for this reason, whoever steps on it will be swallowed up and never returns! That’s why the area is known as the "Bermuda triangle" of Iran!

  • Paragliding 2021-02-06 17:22

    By Samaneh Aboutalebi

    Paragliding over desert, exciting yet terrifying activity one needs to try 

    The scorching deserts in the Iranian heartland have been always top tourist destinations for domestic and foreign travelers. 

  • Caracal Desert: habitat of the world's fastest cat 2020-10-17 17:37

    Caracal Desert: habitat of the world's fastest cat

    TEHRAN – From mountainous areas with scattered plains and hills to deserts with palm trees and sand dunes, all form part of Bafgh's protected nature. Let's get acquainted with Caracal and its wonders, one of the most famous deserts of Iran.

  • Kavir Biosphere Reserve:  a trip to incredible biodiversity hot spot 2020-10-04 21:25

    Kavir Biosphere Reserve: a trip to incredible biodiversity hot spot

    TEHRAN – The Kavir Biosphere Reserve, located south-east of Tehran, is characterized by salt and sandy lands with arid and semi-arid desert vegetation, and is inhabited by steppe communities, creating incredible biodiversity.

  • Have Iran’s rangelands been shrinking over past decades? 2019-10-08 19:31

    Have Iran’s rangelands been shrinking over past decades?

    TEHRAN – Rangelands in Iran were estimated at over 90 million hectares some 50 years ago, while the figure is currently 84.8 million hectares, the deputy director for the Forests, Range, and Watershed Management Organization has said.

  • New tourism route to link inland desert with Caspian Sea 2019-05-05 20:33

    New tourism route to link inland desert with Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN – Iran’s tourism body is considering to create a new tourism route, which will connect an inland desert to the Caspian coasts, CHTN reported on Sunday.