A father and his son play with snow in Heyran mountain pass in Astara County, Gilan Province. Heyran is a cluster of three villages in the western Alborz mountain range, within Astara County of Gilan Province in far northwestern Iran. Heyran is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Iran, due to the beautiful and accessible scenery. Because of its desirable microclimate at summertime, many villas have been built in the neighborhood. The main road is crowded on the weekends. The Heyran Gondola lift is above the villages, at a higher altitude in the Alborz.