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Raghez Canyon, the bride of the canyons of Iran, is a place where water and stone have created all kinds of beautiful architectural manifestations of nature in thousands of years. Each waterfall or pond is different and each has its own beauty. The large walls of Raghez sometimes come together along the way and evoke a cave, and sometimes they distance themselves from each other and create a beautiful area. The pleasant sound of the waterfall, beautiful descents and ascents, swimming among the clear pools and seeing the beautiful salmon are all among the fascinating and memorable moments of being in the beautiful Strait of Ragehz.


The water that flows in the Raghez Canyon originates from a spring in the heart of the mountains and flows to the southern valley, which returns to the ground, along a valley four kilometers long. Along the way, sixty beautiful natural ponds and lots of small and large waterfalls it does. The ponds of the Strait of Raghez are between 6 and 20 meters deep, up to 100 meters long, and have high walls, between which a small part of the sky can be seen.

Where is Raghez Canyon?

Tang-e Raghez Darab or Raghez canyon is located in Fasarood section, 30 km northwest of Darab city and near Raghez village and is one of the pristine nature tourism areas of Iran.

Access route to Tang-e Raghaz

To go to Raghez Canyon, you must first reach Darab city of Fars province, after traveling a distance, about 35 km of Darab-Shiraz road, you will reach Darakouyeh pass. The earthen road starts here. Using the available vehicles and passing through a Koh-Derakhti area on the left and a route of about two hours, the earthen road is completed and the continuation of the route begins on foot. From the right side of the road, when you start walking, you will reach Bidak spring. 

The best time to travel to Raghez canyon

The best time to travel to Raghez is from late May to early October; However, it is possible to visit this canyon all year round and even during autumn and winter. Of course, more suitable equipment is needed in the cold seasons.

Necessary equipment to visit Raghez canyon

  • To enter Raghez canyon, it is necessary to have all the canyoning equipment. You should get a list of these equipments from the canyon guide.
  • Enough water
  • Food for a full day
  • Due to the cold water, be sure to wear appropriate clothing, ie wet-suit (diving clothing).
  • Be sure to bring proper shoes with you
  • You do not need a headlamp to cross the Raghez canyon, and there is enough light all the way through, only a flashlight is needed at night time.

What is needed for canyoning in Iran?

First, you need to have enough knowledge to do canyoning. This knowledge is acquired by participating in training courses. You can take these courses in your own country or in Iran. If you want to study these courses in Iran, you will need 2 to 3 days. After these trainings, you can visit a large part of the canyons of Iran.

Second, you will need canyoning equipment. Equipment without which it is not possible to cross a canyon. You can bring this equipment with you or get it in Iran.

Third, you need to select an experienced team to enter the canyon with. Without an experienced team, entering the canyon can be very dangerous.

Tang-e Raghez Tour, Guide, Team

If you decide to go to Raghz canyon; You can travel to this spectacular place in the form of Raghez canyon tour, which is organized by agencies, tourist institutes and experienced guides. All you have to do is search the internet and choose the right tour from the prestigious tours and go on this adventurous trip to the amazing valleys. In addition, it is better to know that:

  • Some tours of Raghez canyon are usually held in the form of two-day trip that are taught on the first day.
  • Some tours are for private groups (family, friends, etc.) whenever you want.
  • Because traveling to the canyon of Raghaez requires special skills, some professional tours offer training and practical classes, and you will want to travel more safely by choosing these tours and learning the necessary skills.
  • Necessary equipment such as diving suits, life jackets and helmets are provided.

Women’s canyoning in Tang-e Raghez

canyoning is one of the sports that has grown rapidly in recent years in Iran and women are also active in it. In Iran, there is no restriction on the presence of women in this sport and thousands of interested people do this sport.

Iran canyoning tour, best canyoning team, canyon guide in Iran?

Contact me to introduce the best canyoning teams in Iran. Teams with whom you can visit each of Iran’s canyon in complete safety. You will also not need to bring canyoning equipment.

Mehdi Gholami.

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