Thursday, May 25, 2017

2 Day tours from Orumieh.

Orumieh, the capital of Western Azerbaijan province is a mountainous and beautiful city located in the northwest of Iran. Despite the numerous ancient heritages hidden around Orumieh, this area is an untouched and uncovered land for many travelers. Here are the two day tours that you can take (private and group tours) while you are in Orumieh:

The lake and the ruins of Takht e Suleiman. Orumieh-Iran
Takht e Suleiman. Orumieh-Iran

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Une visite à Mashhad

Pour les Iraniens et les chiites en général, Mashad est une ville sainte. Mashhad abrite le sanctuaire où fut enterré le huitième Imam des chiites, l'Imam Reza. Depuis que le premier monarque safavide a déclaré l'Islam chiite comme religion officielle de Perse au seizième siècle, Mashad a été transformé en le principal pôle d'attraction pour les pèlerins dans le pays.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

4 things that will impress you in Tabriz

Known as World’s carpet and handicrafts city and one of the biggest economic hubs in the northwest of Iran, Tabriz is an amazing city to be visited while your travel in Iran. This city is located between Lake Urmia and Sahanad Mount and is home to a big population of Azeri people, who are very civilized people with their very own beautiful traditions and customs. Tabriz has been the capital of Iran during Safavid era and many historical monuments from Ilkhanid, Safavid and Qajarid dynasty are hidden in the corners of this city.

1 The living bazaar of Tabriz

This wonderful UNESCO registered heritage is a stunning 7-kilometer maze of chambers, halls, caravanserais and small shops and is known as the biggest roofed bazaar in the world. Like other traditional bazaars in Iran, the great Bazaar of Tabriz is divided into different Timches, which are domed halls related to different guilds like the carpet sellers, jewelry sellers, textile sellers, spice sellers and etc. Walk through the long bazaar Tabriz, enjoy the stunning brickworks and get acquainted with traditional Azeri culture in this alive bazaar.

Locals in old bazaar of Tabriz. Iran
Bazaar of Tabriz.

2 The awesome Kandovan village

For many visitors, Kandovan village located 60 kilometers away from Tabriz is the most amazing Village of Iran. The weird caves dug into the conic rock formations, located in the foothills of mountains, have been made by the locals thousands of years ago to shelter them from the enemies and the wild nature around. The wonderful thing about Kandovan village is that these caves are still home to many locals in the area.

the conic caves of Kandovan village. Tabriz-Iran
Kandovan village. Tabriz-Iran

3 The charming El Goli mansion

Being constructed during Safavid dynasty, the charming El Goli is a two story mansion constructed in the middle of a pool in the center of El Goli park of Tabriz city. This mansion has been the house of the governor of the city during the Qajar dynasty and now is one of the most beautiful architectural heritages in Tabriz.

El goli mansion in Tabriz. Iran
El Goli mansion. Tabriz-Iran

4 The elder Blue Mosque (Masjed e Kabud)

Known as the precious turquoise of Islamic architecture, the blue mosque of Tabriz is an ancient high monument constructed upon order of Jahan Shah in 1465. Excellent tile-works of the mosque screening elegant floral motifs and calligraphies are the reason why they call this monument Masjed e Kabud (the blue mosque). Although this glorious monument was collapsed after an earthquake, but what still remains from the mosque is so worth a visit.

the tile-works of Blue mosque in tabriz. Iran
Tabriz Blue Mosque.

Monday, May 22, 2017

9 cosas que debe saber antes de viajar a Irán

Irán es un país desconocido por muchos turistas, pero con una gran oferta turística, entonces es mejor saber algunos datos antes de viajar a Irán para disfrutar al máximo de tu estancia en este país maravilloso.

viajeros visitando Irán
viajeros visitando Irán

Sunday, May 21, 2017

The legends of Sabalan Mount.

Known as the miraculous and great mountain in the northwest of Iran and the third highest peak in Iran, Sabalan is located 25 kilometers away from Meshgin-Shahr city in Ardebil province, where the climate is as fresh and young as a baby tiger and the landscapes are insanely beautiful! Sabalan is an extinct volcano and the altitude of the peak is 4811 meters.

Mountain climbers on the top of Sabalan Peak. Ardebil-Iran
Sabalan Peak. Ardebil-Iran

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Une visite au tombeau du Prophète Daniel

Le tombeau de Daniel se trouve sur le bord de la rivière près des ruines de Suse. La sépulture est vénérée depuis des millénaires par les juifs et les musulmans de la région. Le bâtiment actuel, construit pendant la seconde moitié du 19ème siècle, est facilement reconnaissable par la tour conique de plâtre blanc qui couronne les deux petits minarets. Ce type de tour est typique du sud-ouest de l'Iran et des régions voisines de l'Irak. Comme beaucoup de tombeaux iraniens, celui-ci est richement décoré à l'intérieur d'une mosaïque de petits éclats de miroir.

9 things you should know before traveling to Iran

As an unknown and misunderstood destination, there are lots of things you wish you had known before traveling to the wonderful Iran. From the visa rules to dress codes and the culture, there are many details that are necessary to be known in order to have a wonderful trip to Iran.

travelers visiting Persepolis. Iran
Travelers visiting Persepolis. Iran

1 Iran Visa

You don’t have to receive Iran visa if you are from Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Egypt, Georgia, Lebanon, Turkey and Syria.
You should apply for your Iran visa at an embassy if you are from the US, the UK, Canada, Iraq, Colombia, Jordan, Somalia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Canadian, USA citizens and British nationalities need to travel to Iran in a guided tour.
The nationalities of other 180 countries in the world can receive their Iran visa on arrival. Checkout the visa infographic on our website for more information.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Une paseo por Bandar-e Anzali, la hermosa ciudad del norte de Irán

Bandar-e Anzali es una ciudad portuaria a 40  km al noroeste de Rasht y 24 metros por debajo del nivel del mar. La sensación que nos da visitando algunas de las ciudades costeras del Caspio es las grandes mezquitas, las casas de adobe o los monumentos del glorioso pasado persa. Algo tendrá el Caspio que, de manera inconsciente, nos altera las percepciones.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Khayyam Neishabouri; the poet of philosophy.

Hakim Umar Khayyam Neishabouri, the outstanding mathematician, astronomer, philosopher and the great Iranian poet, who lived during 11th century and) Seljuk dynasty), is one of the best-known Iranian characters in the world.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Observación de aves; ¡Conozca a los habitantes del cielo!

La observación de aves es una actividad apasionante que fascina a los amantes de la naturaleza y está centrada en observar y conocer las distintas especies de aves. Irán se encuentra situado en la intersección de tres zonas biogeografías, por eso tiene una fauna extremadamente diversa. Irán es el hogar de un gran número de especies de aves como el arrendajo terrestre iraní, la alondra ibis, la garcilla hindú, el alción de Esmirna, la cerceta pardilla, el camachuelo del desierto, la avefría india, el pico del Sind, la collalba pía y el pechiazul.