Discover the excellent and exotic opportunities for hiking in the Middle Eastern jewel of Iran. Towering mountain peaks both steep and wide, winding trails scales the mountainside and along the valleys. The country is home to a large collection of breathtaking hikes. Visit in the summer months of July and August for ideal hiking conditions.
With 81 million inhabitants, the Western Asia country of Iran is the 18th most populated country in the world. It is also the second largest country in the Middle East after Saudi Arabia. Iran is bordered by Armenia and Azerbaijan to the northwest, by Turkmenistan to the northeast, to the east by Afghanistan and Pakistan, and to the west by Turkey and Iraq. Its northern shores lie off the Caspian Sea, while its southern shores lie off the Persian Gulf as well as the Gulf of Oman.
The climate of Iran is quite diverse, spreading from a hot desert climate to a cold and semi-arid climate. The long summer months receive much sunlight and a hot and dry climate.
Visit in the summer months of July and August for ideal hiking conditions.
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