Zagros Trekking with Qashqai nomads

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1day Zagros mountains hiking and Qashqai nomads tour. ( No. 2)

Tour plan:

Start from Shiraz in the morning;
Drive to southwest of Shiraz 131 km / 2.5 hr ;
Arrive to Ghogan valley befor noon;
start hiking to Shapur cave for about 2.5km/ 2 hr ;
caving for about 1 hr ;
get back to the valley(2.5 km/1 hr) and have lunch ;
Visit some nomads families in the afternoon ;
get back to Shiraz around sunset.

1.The path to the cave is steep in some parts but very good. You can do it with any kind of shoes.
2. Its hot in November and also in April ( about +35 in midday).
3. The minimum altitude in the valley is about 800m from the sea level and max altitude is about 1200m.
4.the ancient city called Bishapur and also some ancient reliefs are located at the entrance of the valley that we can take a look at them if there is enough time.


  1. Reggy Specken

    We had a nice day with Mohammed, He is an honest man and a good guide, He will give you much information about Iran. He talks good understandable English and he knows a lot of nice places to take you.

  2. Noel

    Hello, Me and my wife would be intrested to go on a tour with you tomorrow to Zagros Mountain. Do you offer a tour for a good price? Kind regards, Noel

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