The rainbow hills in Iğdır's Tuzluca district, whose formation dates back 45 million years, dazzle the eye. The Rainbow Hills in Igdir, which offer unique images to its visitors and attract people's attention with their different colors like rainbows, offer unique beauties to its visitors in autumn. The hills in the west of Tuzluca district dazzle with a riot of colors including red, brown, taupe and yellow tones.
The colorful and different sized hills in Turkey's border region with Armenia, Nakhchivan and Iran host visitors in autumn as they do in every season.
Elçin Telli, a lecturer at Iğdır University Vocational School of Technical Sciences, who stated that they conducted various studies with soil samples taken from the Rainbow Hills, which are known to be similar in China, and that the hills are one of the rare natural beauties worth seeing, told Tourism FM: "There is a visual feast in these hills that is found in a few places in the world. There are yellow, red and brown soils. We have done physical tests and chemical tests, there are intense soil raw materials such as calcium, magnesium, especially iron oxide." Telli stated that there are 3 main colors as well as salt in the soil structure and said, "The reason for the color difference is the raw materials in it. There are differences in iron ratios and iron varieties."