With an area of 105 thousand hectars, these beautiful forests are still among the "untouched" forests of the Alborz Mountain Chain. Some of the various species of trees are oak and pine. The road connecting Ardabil to Rasht via Astara, passes by these forests which have been divided between ex-Soviet Union and Iran. This road is one of the most scenic roads while traveling in Iran, however caution must be taken as the road conditions are sometimes difficult at higher altitudes.
The city of Ardabil, as the capital of the province, is located at a distance of 639 kilometers from Tehran, west to the volcanic mountain of Sabalan. The weather of the province varies between extreme cold on the mountainous areas, to moderate on the ...
This forest zone covers an area of 16300 hectares, and its neighboring provinces are Ardal from north, the border of Kohkiluyeh Va Boyer Ahmad province from south , Felard ...MORE
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