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Iran Destination group

Iran Destination group : Welcome to Iran Destination, we know that planning your next adventure can happen at 24 hours, we offer more choice in ways to get in touch. Also, up late is Iran Destination Group ready? Yes, we with extended customer service hours are with you to arrange a tour for you. Not eager to talk on the phone? Send an email & we’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Besides, the one-stop intrepid shop where all your questions about your tour, hotels, tour guides, food, rental cars, destinations, historical sites, natural places, flights, train, bus will be answered.
Moreover, we’re here to connect to you and give more time to plan a big adventure by solve your unanswered questions.

Iran Destination company

Gardeshgaran group is a local Travel Agency that located in Shiraz. In addition, established in 1997 and member of IATA since 2005 with a professional background of Iran tours. Also, Iran Destination Group is specializing in tailor-made individual or group tours from budget tour to luxury tours, from 1 day to 1 month and beyond, and from local to countrywide, inbound and outbound .Moreover, whether your interest in cultural, historical, archaeological, nature, trekking, camping ,sky or business oriented, our commitment is to provide you with a reality memorable and insightful experience of our wonderful, diverse country.
Our inbound services include:

Customized or group tours
Iran visa
Iran Bus / Air ticket
Private car with driver/ guide
Meet and greet, transfers
Car rental
Accommodation booking
City tour

Iran travel Guide on IranDestination.com

At website of IranDestination.com Iran visitors and tourists will find Iran travel essentials as easy as they can. So, you can order: Iran tours, flight reservations, hotels and accommodation booking services, tour guides, transfer/transport services, car rental and SIM.

In addition, you will visit our Iran travel guides to major Iran cities and tourist destinations as Tehran, Esfahan, Shiraz, Kerman, Yazd, Kerman, Kashan and etc. Moreover, get the essential info about when and where and how to get there or moreover about Iran dress code, visa, flights, trains, buses, on our Iran travel website.

Besides, for all around the world people who are interest in Iranian cultures look at our cultural tour or who are history lovers take a look at Iran historical tour you . Also, if you are solo lady and you are kin to visit Iran we will offer the best tour and the best hotels. Moreover, Iran religious tour is the other famous tour of our packages that is for Muslims56. Furthermore ,Iran nomads tours are the most amazing roots that enthusiast Iran visitors. Riding camel, sunset and desert are unrepeatable experience in Iran deserts tours.


Chose Iran as your next destination because it will be an enjoyable destination. So, this special landscape has numerous wonderful attractions that make your travel memorable, from its high mountains (Damavand) to its deep deserts (Dasht-e Loot and Dasht-e Kavir) . Also, there are many amazing things to experience. Besides, Iranian architecture will surprise you. Moreover, the traditional bazaars are breathtaking in this friendly country.

In addition, Iran visitors are taking tea in a tea house overlooking the Zayandeh Roud River in Esfahan. Also, adventure travelers are interesting on Iran nomads that some of them are in the Zagros Mountains. Besides, Alleyways of Yazd that made by mud-brick are the most amazing path. Furthermore, you will love all destinations in Iran. Iranian people are the best host for travel lovers who have to visit Iran.

Moreover, Iran Destination Group promise that you will have a lot of stories to tell from your travel to Iran when you go back home, since most travelers find Iran different from other countries. Also, we strongly recommend you take time to study this Iran travel website to find any questions related to Iran.

Iran UNESCO sites

There are several sites that registered in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage from Iran.Besides, Iran visitors will get familiar with all the registered ones in the UNESCO so far.
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Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran (2008)
The Armenian Monastic Ensembles is placed in Iran that consists of three monastic ensembles of the Armenian Christian faith: St Thaddeus and St Stepanos and the Chapel of Dzordzor.
Bam and its Cultural Landscape (2004)
Bam is located in a desert environment on the southern edge of the Iranian high plateau. Also, the origins of Bam can be traced back to the Achaemenid era (sixth to fourth centuries BC).
Bisotun (2006)
Bisotun is placed along the ancient trade route linking the Iranian high plateau with Mesopotamia and features remains from the prehistoric eras to the Median, Achaemenid, Sassanian, and Ilkhanid periods.
Cultural Landscape of Maymand (2015)
Maymand is a self-contained, semi-arid area at the end of a valley at the southern extremity of Iran’s central mountains. Besides,this amazing villagers are semi-nomadic agro-pastoralists . Also, they raise their animals on mountain pastures, living in temporary settlements in spring and fall.
Golestan Palace (2013)

The Golestan is a palace that is a historical place in Tehran capital of Iran that visitor’s must-see in Iran. Moreover, Golestan Palace is one of the Qajar era palaces. Also, the Palace of flowers is the oldest of all historic monuments in the capitol of Iran and it listed as UNESCO world heritage.
Besides, Golestan Palace represents a new style incorporating traditional Persian arts and crafts.

Gonbad-e Qābus (2012)
The 53 meter high tomb built in ad 1006 for Qābus Ibn Voshmgir, Ziyarid ruler and literati, near the ruins of the ancient city of Jorjan in north-east Iran, bears testimony to the cultural exchange between Central Asian nomads and the ancient civilization of Iran. Also, the tower is the only remaining evidence of Jorjan, a former center of science and arts which destroyed during the Mongols’ invasion in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Historic City of Yazd (2017)
The City of Yazd placed in the middle of the Iran, 270 kilometer southeast of Isfahan, close to the Spice and Silk Roads. Besids, it bears living testimony to the use of limited resources for survival in the desert. Water supplied to the city through a qanat system developed to draw underground water.
Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan (2012)
It placed in the historic center of Isfahan; the Masjed-e Jāmé can see as a stunning illustration of the evolution of mosque architecture over twelve centuries, starting in ad 841. Also, it is the oldest preserved edifice of its type in Iran and a prototype for later mosque designs throughout Central Asia.
Meidan Emam, Esfahan (1979)

Naqsh-e Jahan Square which formerly known as Shah Square .Besides, it Built by Shah Abbas I the Great at the beginning of the 17th century that situated at the center of Isfahan. In addition, it is now an important historical site, and one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.

Pasargadae (2004)

Pasargadae which contain tomb of Cyrus the Great too the first capital of the Achaemenid Empire that founded by Cyrus II the Great. Also ,it registered in the UNESCO World Heritage.

Persepolis (1979)

Persepolis known as Takhte Jamshid too, Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire that founded by Darius I in 518 B.C. It is a unique archaeological site which is UNESCO’s list of World Heritage.

Shahre Sokhte (2014)
Shahre Sokhte , meaning ‘Burnt City’, placed at the junction of Bronze Age trade routes crossing the Iranian plateau. Also, the remains of the mud brick city represent the emergence of the first complex societies in eastern Iran
Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil (2010)
Built between the beginning of the 16th century and the end of the 18th century, this place of spiritual retreat in the Sufi tradition uses Iranian traditional architectural forms to maximize use of available space to accommodate a variety of functions (including a library, a mosque, a school, mausoleum, a cistern, a hospital, kitchens, a bakery, and some offices).
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System (2009)
Shushtar, Historical Hydraulic System, inscribed as a masterpiece of creative genius, can traced back to Darius the Great in the 5th century B.C. It involved the creation of two main diversion canals on the river Kârun one of which, Gargar canal, is still in use providing water to the city of Shushtar via a series of tunnels that supply water to mills.
Soltaniyeh (2005)
The mausoleum of Oljaytu constructed in 1302–12 in the city of Soltaniyeh, the capital of the Ilkhanid dynasty, which  founded by the Mongols. Moreover, situated in the province of Zanjan, Soltaniyeh is one of the outstanding examples of the achievements of Persian architecture and a key monument in the development of its Islamic architecture.
Susa (2015)
It placed in the south-west of Iran, in the lower Zagros Mountains, the property encompasses a group of archaeological mounds rising on the eastern side of the Shavur River, as well as Ardeshir’s palace, on the opposite bank of the river.
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex (2010)
Tabriz has been a place of cultural exchange since antiquity and its historic bazaar complex is one of the most important commercial centers on the Silk Road. Besides, Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex consists of a series of interconnected, covered, brick structures, buildings, and enclosed spaces for different functions.
Takht-e Soleyman (2003)
The archaeological site of Takht-e Soleyman, in north-western Iran,  situated in a valley set in a volcanic mountain region. Also, the site includes the principal Zoroastrian sanctuary partly rebuilt in the Ilkhanid (Mongol) period (13th century) as well as a temple of the Sasanian period (6th and 7th centuries) dedicated to Anahita
Tchogha Zanbil (1979)
The ruins of the holy city of the Kingdom of Elam, surrounded by three huge concentric walls, found at Tchogha Zanbil. Founded c. 1250 B.C., the city remained unfinished after it invaded by Ashurbanipal, as shown by the thousands of unused bricks left at the site.
The Persian Garden (2011)
The property includes nine gardens in as many provinces. Besides, they exemplify the diversity of Persian garden designs that evolved and adapted to different climate conditions while retaining principles that have their roots in the times of Cyrus the Great, 6th century BC.
The Persian Qanat (2016)
Throughout the arid regions of Iran, agricultural and permanent settlements are supported by the ancient qanat system of tapping alluvial aquifers at the heads of valleys and conducting the water along underground tunnels by gravity, often over many kilometres. The eleven qanats representing this system include rest areas for workers, water reservoirs and watermills.
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Lut Desert (2016)

he Lut Desert, or Dasht-e-Lut, is located in the south-east of the country. Between June and October, this arid subtropical area is swept by strong winds, which transport sediment and cause aeolian erosion on a colossal scale. Consequently, the site presents some of the most spectacular examples of aeolian yardang landforms (massive corrugated ridges). It also contains extensive stony deserts and dune fields. The property represents an exceptional example of ongoing geological processes.

Features of Iranian tours
There is all kind of Iran tours below.
Iran eco tour
Iran visitors can explore Iran’s beautiful wildlife and nature with Iran Eco Tours
This kind of Iran tours is participating at the International Tourism Bourse too.

Iran Cultural Tours (or Iran culture tours) is the subset of Iran tourism concerned with Iran region’s culture, specifically the lifestyle of the Iranian people, the history of Iran people, their art, architecture, religion(s), and other elements that helped shape Persian way of life.

Iran Nomad Tours is Adventure Tours, our tour operators are expertise in the Iran Nomad Tours. There are several Nomad tribes like Shahsevan ,Qashqais, Bakhtiaris and that you will enjoy their hospitality when you travel to Iran.

Iran tourists can experience camel treks and Iran desert tours with all the magic of the Iran Deserts.

With Iran City tours you will discover the Iranian cities from a new perspective. Trip to Iran with visiting favorite destination for short sightseeing tours.
Iran Luxury Tours let you experience Iran highlights in full luxury. Your luxury tour will be with professional tour leader who traveling with you and are inclusive of all your meals in the best restaurants.
Iran budget tours are designed for those Iran visitors who want to visit Iran destination of Iran with the low budget.
Iran history tours focus on a fascinating range of Iran historical events and Iran political themes. These include Wars, and etc.
Iran adventure Tour is for Iran travelers of any size that are interest in adventure. It offers a lot of possibilities and flexibility in setting of Iran tours.

Iran Visa


Obtain 15 days tourist visa upon arrival at the Iranian airports (VOA)

Iran visa on arrival (VOA) or Iran airport visa refers to that kind of visas received by nationals of all countries nationalities (except those countries that listed below) that choose Iran as their travel destination for tourist purpose. Also, getting visa on arrival (VOA) has usually 15 days validity and issued at eleven airports of Iran. Besides, you can fill the form of MFA in order to get a pre-approval code for Iran visa on Arrival (VOA) or with filling this form you can get your visa from Iran embassy or Iran consulate in all over the world.
Iran visitors can obtain 15-days visa upon their arrival at:

Airport name
International airport name

Imam Khomeini Tehran



Bandar Abbas








Iran Visa requirements

1. The applicant (Iran visitor) should have a confirmed return ticket and a valid passport that at least 6 months validity and a personal photo to be attached to the application form of Iran visa applicants.
2. The Visa stamp fee for visa on arrival (It depends on the applicant’s nationality) is payable to the visa & passport office at the airports.
3. This type of Iran visa is only for Iran tourist purposes and the followings are not entitled to this Iran visa facilitation.
3.1. Foreigner Journalists and reporters on mission.
3.2. Applicants whose applications for Iran Visa as an Iran visitor have been rejected before.
3.3. Iranians holding foreign passports but still maintaining their Iranian nationality.
4. Applicants (Iran visitors) can secure the Iran visa by completing the MFA form and receiving a pre-approval Iran visa code.

Name of nationalities that are non-eligible for Iran airport visa (VOA):

The countries of United States, Britain, and Canada can travel to Iran in the form of a tour. Also, determination of hotel and guide is required before arrival for these nationalities.
So, citizens of United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Iraq, Jordan, Colombia, Afghanistan ,Somalia, Pakistan, India ,Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh can’t obtain an airport visa. They should go to the Consulate and Iranian embassies for visa.

Amount of Iran visa on arrival (VOA)

In fact, based on Iran visitors’ nationality, they need to pay in Iran Airports.

Visa amount
Country name



75 Euro

70 Euro

South of Africa

75 Euro


70 Euro

75 Euro

145 Euro



United Arab Emirates



75 Euro

75 Euro


80 Euro


25 Euro

75 Euro

75 Euro

Bosnia Herzegovina

75 Euro



75 Euro

60 Euro

100 Euro
China – Taiwan

75 Euro


70 Euro

75 Euro

60 Euro


75 Euro

75 Euro


Saudi Arabia


75 Euro


75 Euro

75 Euro


50 Euro


50 Euro

50 Euro
South Korea

North Korea






75 Euro


75 Euro




New Zealand



75 Euro

50 Euro

80 Euro
Hong Kong


75 Euro

Countries that can enter to Iran without visa

90 days

30 days

15 days

15 days
Republic of Azerbaijan

45 days

30 days

30 days

20 days

Iran hotel

If you are deciding to visit Iran, Iran Destination group is the best choice to book your Iran hotel. Also, Iran Destination group is member of YATA more than 15 years. In addition, we are 3 branches that an Iran online hotel is one of the focus activities for Iran destination group. Moreover, our Iran inbound departments are arranging an Iran hotel online system that you can use it easily if you prefer to book your Iran hotel online they will help you.

Besides, IranDestination.com has been offering quality service and accommodations to Iran visitors. in addition, Iran Destination is a website that is ready as booking hotel. Also ,you can discover the best Iran hotels here. Furthermore, our Iran tour operator offers the best hotels with the best rates with a selection of three, four and five star hotels of Iran. IranDestination.com is a way to book Iran hotels Online.

Besides, our Iran tour operators will suggest you Iranian Hotels that located in the heart of historical places and Iran tourist attractions. In addition ,Iran Destination group is one of the main tour operators in Iran who is offering Iran hotels ,Iran hotels, apartments, local houses, caravanserai ,traditional houses. Also, Iran visitors can find the best prices here. Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan (Esfehan), Yazd, Tabriz, Mashhad, Kish, Ahwaz, Qom(Ghom), Kashan, Choghazanbil, Bushehr and Sarein hotels offering special rates to Iran destination group.

Iran guidebook

Before you visit Iran as an Iran visitor, see our website which is about Iran guidebook reviews and Iran destinations articles, Iranian history, Iran cinema and famous Iranian people. Also, articles on Persian cuisine, Iran culture and Iran history.
Need an idea of what you will visit in Iran when you travel to Iran? Go to our images to see Iran photographs, including images of all Iran destinations.
Iran visitors can fine their answers on our FAQ.

Top 5 questions of Iran visitors
How do I make a booking?
You have a few options when booking your Iran trip. So, you can choose to book online or call our Iran tour operators representative on +98 (0) 9170906511 or visit our Websites Irandestnation.com ,IranTourOperator.co, SiahatIran.com ,GardeshGaranShiraz.com .
Can I make a change to my booking?
Yes. If you need to change the departure Iran tour date of your Iran trip, room sharing option or have another issue, we can help you .Just call the tour operators or email.
Are airfares includes the cost of the travel?
International airfares are not included in the cost of your Iran trip (with the exception of domestic air transfers on your Iran Itinerary). You can either book the International flights yourself (just let us know your flight details so we can add these to your booking) moreover we can book them for you, offering our competitive schedules and rates.
4. Do you offer discounts on trips?
We offer a variety of discounts on our tours. Past passenger discounts, multi trip discounts and group travel discounts are available, as early payment discounts and competitive last minute deals.
5. What’s included on Iran Destination tours?
Transport (including air transfers, coach, bus, train, and ferry transport), Iran Hotels and accommodation, Iran visa for all nationalities and meals as per each individual tour itinerary are included on our tours.
Besides, our tours are completely based on your interests and schedule.
Are you a travel agent? Contact us here

Iran Destination Travel Services

Gardeshgaran tour and travel group as a full travel service agent that located in Shiraz is ready to assist to Iran visitors with information or arranging travel services.

Holidays should be delightful. On the other hand, our Iran tour operators know there is a lot to get organized before a trip. For this reason, they wrote all information that Iran visitors need for their travel as visas, passports, insurance, transfers, hotels, foods, tours, flights, handicrafts, historical places, culture, dress code, weather, currency, roles, souvenirs , cuisine and etc. Beyond this helpful information on
Also, our Iran travel group is available just to reply your unanswered questions about traveling to Iran by email ([email protected]) and call (+98(0)9170906511).

Book your tour online

in addition, booking a trip to Iran on-line can save you a lot of money, and time. Besides, Iran Destination Company offers a chance to book a trip quickly on-line for Iran visitors. Also, after booking the flight and hotel, you must remember to book transportation and make your plans in your destination.
Moreover, for Travel companies and travelers who looking for a professional Iran travel service provider and longing for an authentic travel experience in Iran, IranDestination.com as an Iranian local tour operator help you to experience your best travel.

Step by step toward Iran

This is an all-inclusive travel site that offers Iran flight, hotel, visa, transport and packages. Also, it allows you to compare its prices and quality with other website. So, look at the FAQ to find your unanswered questions.

In addition, look up Iran tourism information, if you have not already done so. Most of Iran cities and resorts have information about things to do here. Look up this data and plan your travel toward Iran. Try to choose the best cities in Iran if you choose too many, this could turn your vacation from a fun event to a rushed, stressful time.

Plan ahead. If you are just taking an Iran vacation and if you are flexible about the time, you can get better deals in low seasons of Iran. Also, just visit the home page and look for a tour that is right for you.

Our local travel agencies help Iran tourists and travellers find best Iran hotels and accommodations and you can book your hotel via IRANDESTINATION.COM with best rates. Besides, you can find out information about Iran hotels on our website.

Look up rental car or a car with driver information on website then book transportation. Moreover, you can fill the form of Iran domestic and international flights too our inbound department will answer to your request as soon as they can.

Travel insurance of Iran is insurance that is intended to cover your trip to Iran while traveling.

Click on the Iran tours then you can see all kind of tours. Also,we will offer a variety of tours for all style and desires for your travel to Iran. You can fill the form of each Iran itinerary that you prefer.

Book the trip. Then, fill out the travel to Iran form after your decision about the exact date. So, our Iran inbound department will search for the best deals on that date for Iran visitors.

Check the confirmation. Also, our Iran inbound department will be sent a confirmation email to you. Make sure all the information is correct.

You can pay by Master card or other ways that depend on your location. Besides, you are ensuring that you are not being scammed for your credit card information.

Iran Dress Code
Iran as an Islamic country has an especial dress code that named Hijab which is an important part of society in Iran. Most of Iranian people are Muslim and Under Iranian law, Iran visitors must be careful to choose What They Wear. There is a special sign for Iran visitors at Imam Khomeini International Airport urges” Please Observe Islamic Dress Code’’.
This article is about Islamic dress code that will show how you can put on your dress.
Iranian young people’s styles will surprise tourists because they will see western influence on their styles.

Iranian younger men wear polo shirts, T-shirts, and sweatshirts that are often used as sleepwear too.

Forbidden clothes for men

Shorts (in public places)
Wearing ties or bows (in government places (

Obeying Islamic rules including Hijab or Islamic dress-code is necessary in Iran. However these rules are not observed very strict, especially for foreigners who are Iran travellers.
Women clothe in Iran follows fashions similar to those in the West T-shirts, slacks, denim jeans, with younger women generally favoring pants rather than skirts.

Conditions for clothes of women in public places

1. Color: It’s a completely false belief that wearing must be dark in Iran. There is no limitation in this respect and we recommend you make sure using light colors in summer.

2. Head: Hair should be covered. It does not mean you shall have a tight scarf around your head. Don’t worry; it is very usual that some parts remain out of the cover. It’s quite acceptable for women to allow whips of their hair to frame their face. Appropriate hats & caps can do this function as well as scarves for ladies. Scarf is the most common covering for head and is called “Roosari” in Farsi.

3. Body: Should be covered with loose clothes like man shirt, coat or manteaux. Arms should not be bare in Iran.

4. Legs & feet: Legs should be covered down to your ankles. Feet can be bare and you can wear sandals if you prefer. Tight jeans are no trouble.

The best time to fly to Iran
Peak season for Iran visitors:
The best time to visit Iran as an Iran visitor is from the middle of April until the middle of June in Iran. And then towards the end of September through to the beginning of November. Outside of these months Iran can be very hot or cold for Iran tourists. You’ll need to book your Iran flight tickets in advance to secure Iran cheapest flights, although in recent years Iran tourism has lowered a lot making cheap flights to Iran easier to find. Any festivals or events will increase the price of flight toward Iran. It’s worth taking this into consideration once you’ve decided on exactly when you want to travel to Iran.
Off season for Iran visitors:
The off season of Iran depends slightly on where in Iran you are planning to go however generally December to February is bone-chillingly cold and July to August can easily exceed 40 degrees. Ramadan is a month that sees almost all Iran restaurants are close for the month of fasting so avoid this time too unless you want to go hungry as an Iran visitor.
The best time to book an Iran flight
Whilst you’ll find Iran cheapest flights during the harsh winters of Iran or blistering heats of the summer of Iran, it’s highly suggested Iran visitors opt for spring or autumn time where Iran flight tickets are more expensive but your overall experience of travel to Iran will be a lot more pleasant in that time. Aim to book your Iran cheap flights around 2 or 3 months before you want to travel to Iran or earlier if you can for your travel to Iran. Being flexible with where in the Iran you are travelling and when you are going will help you find the Iran cheapest flights even during the busier periods of the year in Iran.
Is Iran a safe destination?
Safety is certainly the first thing to consider when travelling to another country as a destination. But how can we make sure it is safe to travel to a place? You can never get the whole truth from the media so the best thing to do is to discuss with a local travel agency that arrange all kind of services for many traveler. You can read this article to choose Iran as your next safe destination. Iran is a safe country for Iran foreign tourists and Iranian people will be prepared to help you as an Iran tourist in any difficulty because they are so hospitable and they love Iran visitors, it would be a matter of national pride.
The water in Iran is quiet clean and the food isn’t only safe but also really delicious.
The traffic is outrageous in some places of Iran cities but your
Your main danger is indigestion if you’re invited to stay with an Iranian family. Moreover, food never stops coming from an Iranian kitchen all day and it’s a point of honor to eat in an Iranian house. Also, Iranian mothers are so kind and they sometimes are angry if their guests don’t eat enough in their houses. So, they really love their guests especially if their guest be a foreigner.
Solo ladies: Iran Women travelers are not encounter any problems when visiting Iran as an Iran visitor, but will undoubtedly be the subject of at least some unwanted attention in Iran.
In general, Iranian people are so friendly, warm, generous and hospitable individuals with a strong interest in Iran foreigners and other cultures.
Iran Backpackers tour

Read about budget tours. How you can experience a low costs trip to Iran .You can be a backpacker. Low budget tours include a city-by-city breakdown, average rates for common expenses of tour, and recommendations for budget accommodations.
In addition , planning the financial part of a trip is often the hardest step of a visitor. Also ,you have vague notions of how is the costs of Iran food and how much that Iran hostels for the first few nights will cost. But planning for more than a couple of days is pretty miserable. Besides, we can arrange a tour with low costs for you as Iran backpackers.
So, this kind of tour is for backpackers and budget visitors who feel safer and more convenient when on a trip but prefer to cut down the expenses of their trip that include visit of Iran attraction in central of Iran and Iran south.

Iran Vacations

Iran has some days in the year as holidays or Iran Vacations on which the offices, universities and schools are off. So, You may wanna know about them before you plan for your trip to Iran.

It causes some UNESCO sight-seeing in Iran be closed for some holidays, and you miss to visit them. It is necessary to know about the public holiday to plan your Iran trip. In addition, Iran vocations, have different celebrities as we will mention below.

Before explaining the Iran vacations, it should be mentioned that Friday is the Islamic day of rest in Iran. so every Friday is a holiday, and Saturday and Sunday are normal official days. What follows is a list of Iran holidays including the dates in 2018-2019:

Iran vacations in 2018-2019

Nowrouz holidays in Iran

Iran Vacations: 21st of March / 1st To 13th of farvardin

Above all, Nowruz is the name of the Iranian New Year, also known as the Persian New Year. As a result, The first 13 days of Persian New Year consider as holidays and most of people choose to travel around Iran during this period.

13 bedar in Iran ad a holiday

Vacation in Iran 2018-2019, 13bedar

Iran Vacations: 14th of April / 25th of Farvardin
Eid of Mabas

Certainly, Mabas is the event of Prophet Mohammad being chosen as the messenger of Allah. Therefore this is a holiday in Iran to celebrate.

Iran Vacations: 2nd of May 12th Ordibehesht
Imam Mahdi’s Birthday

He was born on this day. on the other hand, People all around Iran celebrate this day by distributing confectionery and juices among people.

Iran Vacations: 4th of June / 14th khordad
Anniversary of Imam Khomeini’s death

That is to say, Iranian Shia Muslim religious leader and politician, Imam Khomeini, who was the founder of Iran as an Islamic republic and the leader of its 1979 Iranian Revolution, died in 1989. Therefore, this day is a holiday in Iran for his remembrance.

Iran Vacations: 5th of June / 15th Khordad
Bloody Uprising

In 1963, the public protest took place against the arrest of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini after his strong remarks on Iran’s Shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Therefore, Because of harshly suppressed on the protesters, a day named after people who died in this event.

Iran Vacations: 6th of June /16th Khordad
Martyrdom of Imam Ali

Imam Ali, the firs Imam of Shias, was assassinated in 661. Most importantly, This night assumed to be The Night of Qadr which is a very great night in the blessed month of Ramadan. It is “the Night of Greatness.” In it, Allah brought down a great Book- the Qur’an. So, People all around Iran try to spend this night awake in mosques till the morning, doing religious rituals.

Iran Vacations: 15th of June / 25th & 26th of khordad 
Fitr Eid

Certainly, Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday for Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

Iran Vacations: 9th of July / 18th of Tir 
Imam Sadegh’s martyrdom

That is to say, Martyrdom of imam Sadegh is a religious and public holiday commemorated in Iran

Iran Vacations: 22nd of August / 31st of Mordad
Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)

Most importantly, One of the great festivals in Muslim Calendar is Eid-e Ghorban which is to commemorate the willingness of prophet Ebrahim to follow Allah’s command to sacrifice his son. after that, As God saw he accepted the command, Allah told him to sacrifice a Sheep instead of his Son. Iranians just like other Muslims around the world, observe this event.

Iran Vacations: 30th of August / 8th of Shahrivar
Ghadir-e Khom Eid

Ghadir event happened in 632. In addition, The Islamic prophet Muhammad gathered all the Muslims who were with him while returning from the Hajj pilgrimage, and gave a long sermon. Therefore, He announced Imam Ali as the master of Muslims. This day is one of the grate Eid in Iran which people celebrate nationwide.

Iran Vacations: 19th of September / 28th of Sahrivar

Tasua marks the martyrdom of Abalfaz al-Abbas, Imam Hossein’s brother. In other word, Great rituals happen in this day all around in Iran, one of the dominants of which occurs in Zanjan, Iran.

Holidays in IRan, Tasua.

Tasua in Zanjan, Iran. people respecting Imam Hossein

Iran Vacations: 20th of September / 29th Shahrivar

Ashura marks the martyrdom of Imam Hossein and is the most intense and passionate date on the Shia Muslim calendar, particularly in Iran, where the vast majority of the people are Shia. Further, Iranians have great ceremonies and rituals in this day.

30th of October / 8th of Aban

Above all, Arba’een is a Shia Muslim religious observance that occurs forty days after the Day of Ashura. Moreover, It commemorates the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Iran Vacations: 7th of November / 16th of Aban
Prophet Mohammad and Imam Hassan’s martyrdom

Prophet of Islam and his daughter’s son are both died in the same day of different years. So, People in Iran take mourning ceremonies and rituals in their martyrdom day in holy places like mosques.

8th of November / 17th of Aban
martyrdom Imam Reza

Imam Reza’s martyrdom day, who is buried in Mashhad, Iran. Therefore, People gather in his holy shrine and other holy places of Iran and do some rituals in this day.

Iran Vacations: 25th of November / 4th of Azar
Prophet Mohammad and Imam Sadegh’s Birthday anniversary

Firstly, Prophet of Islam was born in 570, Secondly, Imam sadegh was also born in the same day; therefore, People in Iran celebrate this day nationwide.

9th of February / 20th of Bahman
Martyrdom of Fatima Zahra

Fatimah, the daughter of holy prophet, was martyred in 632. therefore, People take mourning ceremonies and rituals in her martyrdom day in holy places like mosques.

11th of February / 22nd Bahman
Iranian Islamic Republic Day

Holding nation-wide rallies celebrated the Victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979.

20th March / 29th Esfand
Oil Nationalization Day

That is to say, Members of the Iranian parliament voted for nationalization of oil industry in Iran in 1951. This led to Britain’s 40-year monopoly end in Iran.

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