Arasbaran Protected Area is located 90 kilometers northeast of Tabriz. This area is a great place for bird watching and two of its most important bird species are the Eurasian Jay and the Grouse. The area has been designated as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kandovan Village is one of the world’s three rock-hewn towns, which is still functioning today. Locals believe those fleeing the Mongol invasion built the village and say their village is 700 years old. The caves of Kandovan resemble a gigantic termite colony. The structures were formed by ash and debris from when the now-dormant Mount Sahand volca...
Kiamaki Wild Life Refuge
Kiamaki Wild Life Refuge is located 70 kilometers northwest of Tabriz. Kiamaki is a designated bird watching spot home to the Bearded Vulture and the Cinereous Vulture. With an altitude of 3,347 meters above sea level, Kiamaki summit is one of the most challenging mountains to climb in Azarbaijan Province.