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Golestan (Iran National Park)
Golestan (Iran National Park)

Whether you like hiking, wild-watching or riding, the Golestan National park exploration will leave unprecedented experiences in your life. From west lush forests to east semi-arid landscapes, Golestan national park holds within its boundaries an amazing ecosystem.

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Where is Golestan National Park?

Located in the east of Golestan province and west of North Khorasan province, the Golestan National park is one of the oldest national parks of Iran and the largest in the middle east. Due to its agreeable climate, the Golestan national park encompasses a vast diversity of ecosystems appropriate for many species. The park consists of different regions, each of which has its own unique flora and fauna characteristics. There are both forests and plateaus in this park.

Why to visit Golestan National Park?

Located between the Caspian Sea and central semi-arid areas, the Golestan national park is where high cliffs sit near ridges. This park is a uniquely spectacular ecosystem proper not only to animals but also to plenty of vegetation. Apart from diversity of animals and birds, the nature of the Golestan national park is also incredible. Colorful, scenery, landscapes, clamorous waterfalls and fascinating mountains are views which make the Golestan national park a must-see destination.

Top Sights in Golestan National Park

The Golestan national park is the home of about 70 mammal species and 160 bird species, then prepared to see one of these species every moment! From the beginning of the journey, you will meet different vegetation and animals from bears to rams and hogs.

Located on the east side of the Golestan national park, this 2000 hectares plateau in a good place for wild- watching. There have been provided plenty of facilities in recent years in this part of the park. One of the most alluring animals you can watch here is Gazelle. Just do not forget to take photos because it is a rare experience.

Apart from Mirza Balyo area, different kinds of species can be spotted in almost every part of the park. Explore deeper in the park interior to gain a chance for spotting leopard and ibex. It is better to travel with a tour to get the most out of the journey and take amazing photographs through a hike excursion.

In your journey through the Golestan national park, you will see plenty waterfalls. Some multi-steps others horsetails, all these waterfalls make a scenery, harmonic trip for you. Aghsoo and Golestan forest waterfalls are two famous instances but there are more.

Practical information

Almost every month is a good time to visit Golestan national park. The spring atmosphere makes an agreeable mood, while the autumn will a mood for love with its leaves blaze with colors.

A one-day backpack, your boots and camera are the most important things needed on this trip. If you have plans for a night stand, remember to bring your sleeping bag and mat. Traveling in autumn demands an extra layer.

As Always, take care of natural and historical treasures. Just leave our footprints and take beautiful memories.


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2018-10-31 | by
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