Tandooreh national park is located at Dargaz in Khorasan Razavi province in the north east of Iran, next to Torkamanestan border line at E58,51.805 , N37,23.611 between 1000 m to 2600 m high, with the area of 35540 hectares, in a mountainous area in Kopehdaq Mountains having huge rocks and deep valleys.
The average annual rain is 370 mm and the temperature is from 2.5 to 26 degree centigrade, which has a Meditrainian warm to semi-dry climate. A small part of the path is covered by trees. The park is dense with green grass, especially in the Northern and the Western plains.
The park has various flora and fauna, such as mammals, birds, reptiles, snakes, turtles etc. the most famous mammals are panthers that are the biggest ones in the world.
The green and beautiful valley of Chelmir, huge rocks, wonderful views, variety of living creatures and accessible roads has made it as an excellent area for the tourists, scientists and researchers. Having such ecosystem and culture caused this park registered as a Biosphere reservation in the UNESCO and as one of the important places for bird watching in IBA.
It is necessary to get permission from the environmental protection organization and to have a local guide to visit the park. You can also enjoy other attractions of Dargaz such as; Darbandian archeological site, Lotfabaad border market, Bajgiran, Shamkhaal valley etc. You can stay in Dargaz by arranging with Chelmir environmental protection head office to stay in 6 of the offices.