Various aspects of a tourist destination encourage tourists to do more attention to the new destinations. Among all important tourism factors culture, architecture, tourism infrastructure, landscapes, cultural events, shopping, and food are more important than others. These features create more enthusiasm and attract different tourists to one area and cause to create a travel experience. Iran has many tourist attractions and this variety attracts tourists with different tastes.
Iran ranks 10th in the world's natural attractions and fifth in natural attractions according to the World Tourism Organization. You have a great chance to Experience Colorful programs in Iran. You can experience almost all sorts of tourism, thanks to its colorful and rich cultural heritage and also natural beauty and Biodiversity. Iran is a four-season country where there are always many chances for tourism activity all year round.
Iran is the cradle of civilization
Iran has one of the most complex and deep historical histories in the Middle East and even the world. This story is full of great men like Cyrus, Darius, and great conquerors of names such as Alexander and Genghis who had coveted legendary wealth. Iran is home to one of the oldest major civilizations in the world, with more than 10,000 BC.
Tchogha Zanbil, An Ancient Grandeur
The ruins of the holy city of the Kingdom of Elam are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Founded in 1250 B.C., the city remained unfinished after it was invaded by Ashurbanipal, as shown by the thousands of unused bricks left at the site. Outstanding Universal Value is Located in ancient Elam (today Khuzestan province in southwest Iran).
Persepolis is the glory of the past, and a treasure of the present. It is the full glory of the brilliant Achaemenid Empire. It is a great display of the Achaemenid art and architecture. Persepolis or Takhte Jamshid (the Throne of Jamshid) was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. It was founded by Darius l ( 518 BC). Persepolis has always been a unique archaeological site due to the significance and quality of its ruins. It is recorded in the UNESCO world heritage site in 1979.
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System has remained from the Sassanid era with a complex irrigation system. Shushtar's infrastructure included water mills, dams, tunnels, and canals. The GarGar weir was built in watermills and waterfalls. Shushtar aquatic structures during the Sassanian era were constructed to use water as a stimulus for industrial mills. The Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System is one of the most unique examples used for optimal water use in ancient times.
Takht-e Soleyman. Takab city- West Azarbaijan
Takht-e Soleyman also known as Azar Goshnasp literally "the Fire of the Warriors", is an archaeological site in West Azarbaijan, Iran. This is the biggest and most famous fire temple of the Zoroastrian people. This historic place has been one of the most prominent Sassanid period fire temples. The remains of this place were converted into a mosque during the Ilkhan period. This site got its biblical name after the Arab conquest.
The Sarvestan Palace
The Sassanid Palace at Sarvestan is one of the most important relics of the Sassanid period and one of Iran’s oldest brick domes. It is located 90 km southeast of the city of Shiraz.
If you fancy a simple life or a house with fresh bread and the taste of real life head off the beaten track to one of these. Sometimes may think to yourself, I wish I were in a cottage in the woods or a house in a small but beautiful village away from the smoke and traffic and the bustle of urban living.
If you are going to find a calm place with millions of tons of golden sand, a pleasant sunrise, a hot day, a dreamy sunset, and a dark night with a starry sky, Garmeh village is a dreamy oasis village that is calling you.
Stay at 400 years old traditional house(90 Km Isfahan) and experience a desert lifestyle with hospitable people who you feel like have known you for years.
Qeshm Island Geopark
The most beautiful island in the south of Iran in the Persian Gulf with its unique specifications. mangrove forests, eye-catching beaches, strange caves, and valleys, and sandy and stony hills, most of which are protected as part of the Unesco-recognised Qeshm Island Geopark – bliss for nature-lovers.
Abyane or Red Village
One of the most famous Iranian villages, Abianeh is a constant source of admiration for the visitor. The most famous Zoroastrian and ancient village that will guide you into the deep part of Iran's history.
Iran may not be known for its outdoor activities, but with time and a bit of effort, it's got your heart pumping. All of the following can be done by yourself or contact one of the experienced local adventure agencies.
High mountains with more than 5000, ski resorts are located at 3700 meters above sea levels. That’s crazy high for European standards and allows you about 6-month skiing. It starts from October to May/June.
Damavand Peak with more than 5000 meters in height and more than 100 peaks above 4000 meters in height will have the best choices for you.
Iran Desert Safari
Desert Safari tours are very popular in Iran and there are various operators who specialize in tours through the vast and spectacular desert-like Maranjab, Aboo ZeydAbad, Karakal, Lout, and Mesr deserts. Enjoy breathtaking orange sunsets and experience one of the most adventurous activities in Iran.
Social trekking Wander up into the Alborz from Darband in north Tehran on a Friday and soon find yourself adopted by local trekkers
Discover the rich and tumultuous history of Iran in a collection of architectural treasures including towers, great domes, and brick cities as well as mosques, and enjoy visiting them. Some of these monuments are on the UNESCO World Heritage List and some are waiting.
The largest mud-brick building and castle in the world with 200,000 square meters is located 100 km from Kerman. Unfortunately, was damaged in an earthquake in December 2003, but it is still worth visiting and has a large number of visitors.
Mil-e Gonbad A 1000 years old soaring, almost unfeasibly bold lith-century brick tower.
Jame Mosque Esfahan
Masjid e Jame (Congregational Mosque) is the finest remaining Seljuk building and an encyclopedia of architectural styles. The Encyclopedia on the most Comprehensive patterns of Islamic Architecture. It is almost backdated to 1300 years ago (reigning time of Abbasian caliphs), and it can be noticed as a sensible and spiritual structure in many aspects that include the architectural, artistic, scientific, and influential efforts in religious cultural, political, and social fluctuations due to the different eras.
- Cultural Encounters
Listening to impromptu poetry recitals, joining pilgrims at a Shiite shrine or locals for a picnic, sipping tea at a carpet shop, or smoking qalyan to traditional music, are parts of the Iranian experience.
|Tourists in Isfahan at Ramadan month and Iftar Sofre|
Picnic with the locals might just be the picnicking champions of the world, and a stroll along the mountain trails of Darband north of Tehran will likely beckon you to join them.
Impromptu poetry Iran's famous poets are as relevant today as they were 1000 years ago. Listen to recitals while visiting the poets' tombs with local "pilgrims in Shiraz
One of the most important and common types of tours in Iran is pilgrimage tours. Important religious cities of Iran (Rey - Qom - Mashhad - Shiraz) play an important role in religious tourism. The reverence for Shiite Islam is nowhere more passionately displayed than at the major holy shrines, particularly the huge shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad
Traditional music Settle in for tea, dates, and qalyan (shisha) at a traditional teahouse. You can find various of them in cities easily.
Zoroastrians in Yazd
Discover Zoroastrians in Yazd and Get acquainted with their customs and religion. Zoroastrian experience Get a taste of how adherents of one of the world's oldest religions live by attending a Zoroastrian temple, festival, or ceremony in Yazd.
Iran Food tourism is an opportunity for Iranian ecotourism
Food or dish is one of the main societies culture's features. If we intend to make Familiarize the tourists with the culture of each region", we need to attend to the regional food. Traveling with new flavors is one of the attractions of the trip. Iranian cuisine is not just Kebabs but also slow-cooked stews known as Khoresht and elaborate rice dishes layered with herbs, vegetables, legumes, meat, nuts, and fruit are the bedrocks of Persian cuisine, creating a dazzling mosaic of scents, textures, and colors at the dining Sofreh.
There are different types of restaurants in Iran and you can choose one of them according to your taste, budget, and your desire and enjoy Iranian food. Traditional restaurants are one of them, in addition to delicious food, one can get acquainted with the traditional architecture of Iranian restaurants and Iranian music. In many restaurants, live music is played for guests.