Eco tour Guide training Course

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Training Course
Eco tour Guide

Iran plateau includes most of Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan territories and has interesting geological backgrounds.
After separation of Gondovana-the super continent-into Africa, south America, Australia, South pole, India and Iran. This occurred 300m years ago. Iran plateau was wandering in Tetis Sea till joined Eurasia Continent southern beach.

This big Movement from north of Africa to South of Asia-the distance at that time was much bigger than present- Caused great changes. Although our knowledge about our mother land is so limited but undoubtedly Iran plateau is one of the most complicated ones and has experienced great geological changes like breakage, mountain creation and volcanos through the time.
Connecting to Asia, Iran plateau experienced new climatic and biological situation. These changes caused some species to die out as they could not resist new environmental and climatic conditions.
Iran plateau was invaded by flora and fauna from neighbouring lands. Tauranian flora and fauna north east to south and the north western corner was covered by European ones. Although Iran Plateau preserved some of its endemic species it was greatly affected by its neighbouring land flora and fauna. Enjoying a great variety Iran is a rich site for nature lovers.

Iran Nature

Iran measure is one million, six hundred and forty eight thousand kilometres. It enjoys mild Caspian weather in north and warm and wet weather by Persian Gulf and Oman Sea.
It enjoy eye-catching and breath-taking views all around the country including insurmountable peaks, tickly- grown jungles, fertile plans and vast wetlands due to its geographical and geological location.
In Persian Gulf Maximum temperature gets 53 degree of centigrade while in North West corner it can drop to minus forty.
The annual precipitation in Southern Caspian Sea forests gets near to 2400 mm while there is almost no rain in Loot Desert sand dunes. The height of the plateau by Caspian Sea beach is 25 m below free sea level while its average height in some parts of that is 4000m with a lot of peaks.
Damavand peak with 5671m height is the tallest. Its biodiversity is closely connected to its geographical and geological features, While Northern Alborz slopes are covered with thickly-grown jungles, there exist no sign of any green points in some central deserts and in the meantime Mangrove jungles were grown by Oman Sea and Persian Gulf wetlands.
Its fauna variety includes Caucasian Grouse, Glossy Ibis, Salmons in north and Marsh Crocodile in Baluchistan. In warm water of the south exists the world biggest mammals-whale with 120000kg weight-and the world smallest known mammals in north-little shrew with 2grams weight-.

Ecotourism guides workshop (Akvtvrlydr)

At present Eco tour guiding course is a short course approved by Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization deals with nature-related topics.. Doing this course, the trainees will be familiar with theoretical and practical issues in the field. This course takes 323hours altogether The course includes following topics:

Titles Subjects

1. Ecotourism and protected areas the rules and regulations
2. World Animal Geography
3. An Introduction to Iran Mountains
4. An Introduction to Iran flora
5. An Introduction to Iran caves
6. An introduction to Iran Mammals
7. An Introduction to Iran birds and birding sites
8. An Introduction to Iran Reptiles and Amphibians
9. An Introduction to Iran Insects and Butterflies
10. An Introduction to Iran Ecotourism
11. An Introduction to Iran Nomads
12. Touring skills
13. Etiquette in Tourism
14. Touring and speaking skills
15. Different nation’s mannerism
16. Technical English
17. First Aids in Travel
18. Camping and map Reading in Nature
19. An Introduction to Horse races
20. Photography in nature
21. GPS System
22. An Introduction to travel gears and equipment
23. Iran Geology and Geo tourism
24. An introduction to Tourism Industry
25. Workshops and Seminars