“Hidden Frontiers: Arabia” Explorer Reza Pakravan Sets Out to Unlock The Elusive Secrets Of The Arabian Peninsula
September 20, 2023
Now Airing on Discovery Channel
September 20, 2023 /OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Explorer Reza Pakravan has dedicated his life to exploring some of the most remote locations on Earth. Now, he is embarking on a captivating journey of exploration and discovery, leading a fearless team into uncharted territories in “Hidden Frontiers: Arabia,” a brand-new series now on Discovery Channel. New episodes launch Sundays at 7:30 am ET/PT, Aug. 20 – Oct. 8, 2023. With a dedication to unlocking the world’s most elusive secrets, Reza delves deep into the heart of the Arabian Peninsula, taking on major physical challenges to explore places never seen before by human eyes. With each step into the unknown, he searches for disappearing species and ways of life, investigates ancient mysteries, and puts traditional survival techniques to the ultimate test.
Throughout the season, Reza, along with his team of adventurous experts and scientists, traverses the rugged landscapes of Arabia, searching for clues of lost civilizations in an unexplored canyon in Saudi Arabia, scaling the formidable Zagross mountains of Iraqi Kurdistan in search of the endangered Persian leopard, exploring the possibility of human habitation and survival in a remote desert and canyon fortress in Oman, and embarking on a ground-breaking quest to be the first to capture the elusive Dugongs of Bahrain on camera.
“There are still remote corners of our world that remain unexplored, harboring secrets yet to be uncovered. It is a privilege to be among those making new discoveries and unveiling our planet’s elusive mysteries,” said Reza Pakravan, the host. “The thrill of not knowing what awaits around the corner is truly unparalleled.”
Each episode of “Hidden Frontiers” offers a riveting blend of adventure, discovery, and education, as Reza engages with the hidden wonders of the Arabian Peninsula. From decoding clues of lost civilizations to encountering rare wildlife and remarkable individuals, the series promises an immersive experience that underscores the significance of exploration.
About Reza Pakravan
Reza Pakravan is a globally recognized explorer, adventurer, and documentarian, known for his bold expeditions to the world’s most remote and challenging locations. A fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a recipient of the Explorer Award from the Scientific Exploration Society, Reza has presented and produced prime time TV series aired worldwide on the BBC, Channel 4, Fox CBC, Aljazeera and Amazon Prime. His documentaries, talks and books have taken audiences on epic journeys to some of the most remote corners of the world, including a Guinness World Record trip crossing the Sahara Desert by bicycle, and cycling the 11,000-mile length of the planet from the Arctic Circle to Cape Town, South Africa in the record time of 102 days. You can follow Reza’s adventures on Instagram.
Many of the feats in Hidden Frontiers couldn’t be done without the help of sponsors Suunto, Petzl, Christini Bikes and Big Agnes. From rappelling deep into the Grand Canyon of Saudi Arabia to navigating across a remote desert in Oman, trusted technical gear was crucial to Reza and his team’s success. For more information on “Hidden Frontiers,” media inquiries, or interview requests, please contact Kate Ketschek, firstname.lastname@example.org.