A moderate short hike in the Bakhtiari nomadic tribal area in Zard Kuh mountains

Private Tour
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  • 1 Night Camp
  • 1 Night Local House


  • 2 Breakfasts
  • 2 Lunches
  • 2 Dinners


  • Private vehicle

Trip Highlights

  • Touch the nomadic tribes of Bakhtiari
  • 2 days trekking in heights of Zagros mountains
  • Visiting unkwoun exotic villages in remote areas
  • Crossing oak forest in the trek
  • Spectaculare landscape of oak forest in heart of Zagros range
  • Explore Iran nomadic tribes by walk
  • Swimming in a Waterfall in the canyon

Service Included

  • All transportation according to the itinerary
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • English spoken mountain guide
  • Backpack handling by Mules/Horse (limited by 5kg per person)
  • Provided Gear: Eating utensils, tents and camping equipment, sleeping bags, mattress, pillows, duffel bag for non-trek items left at our office in Tehran

Service Excluded

  • Entry fee for the sites not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Airport and departure taxes
  • Any extra hotel costs such as early check in or late checkout
  • laundry
  • mini bar used in the room
  • Meals not stipulated in the itinerary
  • Tips (optional)
  • Cost of medical immunizations
  • Bottled water
  • phone calls
  • Any other service not mentioned in the itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Sometimes the volume of the rivers is high and we cannot cross the river and we should change our route and climb up the mountain
  •  For cross the rivers please bring an extra light shoes or sandal and you should carry it in your day pack
  •   On this trip you will carry your day back during the day and we carry only your essential stuff (Max 5  kilo) with the mule. We should reduce our stuff during the trek as there is limited mule in the village and local need their mule for their local works.
  • We will give you a group duffel bag and you will put your stuff on it. The rest of the stuff will be in the first village and after the trek you can catch again

This is a short trek in heart of Zagros mountins alongside nomadic tribes of Bakhtiari. On this trip besides of amazing trekking in the mountain you will visit nomads who live in the mountains and you will understand their way of life by walking through their tents in the Zagros mountain foothills. We will start the tour from historical city of Esfahan and we drive to west of Chaharmahal province takes 4-5 hours. After overnight stay in a village, you will drop you extra stuff in the village and with a light backpack you will start two days trekking throught canyon all the way via nomadic tribes. The highlights of this tribe is visiting orginals tribes who live in their old tents with their children and women works alongside of men in the mountain. During the day you will have 5-6 hours hiking with moderate level of difficulty and we will have a couple of stop in our trek in nomadic regions. The trek will finish in a village in middle of mountain and we have two hours off road driving to back to the first village and from there you will catch your main backpacks and drive back to Esfahan.


  • Accommodation
    Local House
    Private vehicle
  • Accommodation
  • Accommodation
Zard Kuh or Zard Kouh is the name of a sub ranges of Zagros Mountains range which is in the centr of Zagros and is one the most great and famous mountains in Zagros. In Persian Zard Kuh mean "The yellow mountain".
The mountain range is located in Chaharmahal-e-Bakhtiary province, near the two famous cities of Shahr-e-kord and Koohrang which is one of the most beautiful places of Iran. Also Karoon and Zayandeh-roud rivers are two most major rivers of Iran coming from Zard Kuh mountains.
There a lot of mountains over 4000 m in this mountain range like : Haft Tanan 4019m, Shah-e-Shahidan 4180m, Ab-Sefid 4050m, Koloonchin (Do-Zardeh) 4221m, Khersan          4050m, Zard Kuh 4521