Thursday, October 29, 2020

International day of Cyrus the Great

 On October 29, Iranians marked the international day of Cyrus the Great. This day is intended to commemorate the founder of the Achaemenid Persian Empire (539-331 B.C.E)

The tomb of Cyrus the Great Achaemenid, is a modest but unique building. The tomb was built with precision techniques and engineering that is still almost intact after 25 centuries. Iranians commemorate this day by gathering at Pasargadae, the tomb of Cyrus the Great, which is located in the Fars province.



Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

 The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage takes place every 27 October. 

This day was choose by UNESCO in 2005 to raise awareness of the importance of preserving recorded audio, video and documents. Audiovisual archives tell us stories about people’s lives and cultures from all over the world. They represent a priceless heritage which is an affirmation of our collective memory and a valuable source of knowledge since they reflect the cultural, social and linguistic diversity of our communities



Sunday, October 25, 2020

Old Persian Mansions

 Old mansions are the most quintessentially Iranian accommodation. A central feature of this kind of mansion is an interior garden, usually with trees and a fountain. An old house generally has two or more levels built around this central garden, with upper balconies overlooking the lower floor. 

The lower floor normally has long and narrow rooms opening onto the garden. Upper levels have more rooms that lead onto the inner balconies. Some rooms have inner windows with shutters and ornamental mirror work and high ceilings create a feeling of spaciousness.

Bright and airy, a large number of traditional houses have been converted into guesthouses, allowing visitors to live like a local while in Iran. You can stay in our suggested hostels and experience old Persian atmosphere.



Saturday, October 24, 2020

Historical Sites

 Just imagine what it would be like to visit some of the world’s most historic monuments while you’re on the road travelling from one exotic place to another. 

Historical sites are perfect for great days while you’re abroad. Fortunately for history lovers, Iran is littered with a huge selection to choose from, but Uppersia professional tour guides will help you to decide where to visit first.



Friday, October 23, 2020

City of Tehran

 The name Tehran conjures up exotic images of an old land with bustling bazaars, stunning Islamic and modern architecture. This mystical Iranian city is home to a vibrant, colourful culture that attracts tourists from across the world. There’s so much you can see and experience in Tehran, including the delicious food that is famous the world over. 

To truly absorb the essence of Tehran and its enchanting atmosphere, you can book Uppersia Day Tours.



Thursday, October 22, 2020

Ali ebne Hamze


 Ali ebne Hamze shrine is one of the three Holy Shrines in Shiraz with truly amazing mirror-worked walls and dome. What differs this Shrine from Shah-e Cheragh is that everyone's allowed in and everyone's allowed to make pictures and video. 

From the outside, the Persian tile work is gorgeous. However, the true glory of this site lies within. The entire interior of this shrine is laden with intricate mirror work in ornate geometric patterns. It’s simply outstandingly beautiful and you could easily sit down and stare off into the splendor of it all for quite sometime. 

Though this is a relatively small mosque, it’s a gem that should not be missed.


Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque

 Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is another masterpiece of architecture and tile work of the 16th century which was constructed by a decree issued by Shah Abbas I and took a period of 18 years to be completed. The Inside tile work decorations of the column to the top are covered with mosaic tiles. In terms of the architectural grandeur of the mosque, foreign archaeologists believe: “It can hardly be considered a product of human hands.”

While you’re in Isfahan, you can book Uppersia Day Tour and enjoy watching this marvelous monument.



Sunday, October 18, 2020

Happy World Food Day

 Happy World Food Day!

World Food Day is not only about celebrating the amazing food that we have the privilege of having, but it is also about raising awareness for people who don’t have such privilege.

We must promise ourselves to never waste food and make a contribution to save food for those who are hungry, especially during this global pandemic. Let’s make a big difference with our small actions.



Thursday, October 15, 2020

Museum of Shahnameh, Mythology and Anthropology In Qazvin

 The Museum of Pottery by Master Reza Azi Mohammadi, better known as the Museum of Shahnameh, Mythology and Anthropology, is the only privately managed museum of art and contemporary art in Qazvin.

The oeuvre of this museum represents the heroes and stories of the irreplaceable book of Shahnameh. Other works related to the anthropological and folklore concepts of Iran the city of Qazvin. The sculptures of legendary Iranians can also be seen in the museum.



Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Kurdestan: one of the main attractions of Western Iran

 Unlike the classic route of central Iran which tends to cross desserts , a road trip to the Iranian Kurdistan is rewarded with lush scenery, and locals seen working in colourful outfits.

Kurdistan is stunning and the people are one of the kindest and friendliest in Iran. They are all open to holding conversations with random strangers and generally you’re extremely happy while you’re in western Iran.

If you like to travel to Kurdish speaking Kordestan, to discover the various cultures and people that make up the collective Iranian identity contact Uppersia team.



Sunday, October 11, 2020

National Hafez Day

 Hafez is a well-known Iranian mystic and poet who is revered as one of the most influential Persian poets of all time. He is greatly admired for his work and poetry.

Each year on Oct 12 Hafez Commemoration ceremony is held in Hafezieh in Shiraz with the presence of Iranian and International Scholars and many others who just love Hafez poems. This year, social distancing made celebrating Hafez National Day, complicated, but many still found a way to visit his tomb online.



Saturday, October 10, 2020

Mohammad Reza Shajarian, the legend of Iranian traditional singing passed away.

 Mohammad Reza Shajarian, the legend of Iranian traditional singing passed away.

He was the undisputed master of Persian traditional and classical singing and is regarded as a national treasure by both musicians and music lovers.

Shajarian was also famous for singing the poems of great poets and mystical Sufis such as Hafez, Molana  and Saadi Shirazi.

"From God we come and to Him we return."



Friday, October 9, 2020

Museums in Iran


 There are many reasons why people visit museums. Some are curious about the country they are visiting or just want to enjoy art and culture. Museums are great for meeting new people, learning how our ancestors lived and expanding our minds.

If you love history and learning about the past, you can find many museum while traveling in Iran. There are different types of museums out there. Each offers an opportunity to learn more about our past and the world. When we visit museums, we gain new knowledge.  Art and everyday objects have stories to tell about the past.

If you’re interested in the past, Iran would be your paradise.


Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Experience Rest and Relaxation in Iran

 Everyone needs to get away and experience rest and relaxation. Those enjoyments are even better if we can travel to a four-season country.    

A vacation can provide you with the opportunity to do nothing more than stroll over in a city. It is a chance to dazzle your senses and imaginations by visiting new and exotic areas. 

A private tour of Iran offers the perfect way to really delve into the Iran’s rich culture, with exciting excursions to the desert, jungle and sea.



Saturday, October 3, 2020

Qalishouyan Ritual


 Qalischuyan ritual is practiced in Iran to honor the memory of Soltan Ali, a holy figure among the people of Kashan and Fin. This ritual is the only religious ceremony in Iran which history is in accordance with the solar calendar, not the lunar one. In the ritual, the coffin of Soltan Ali is symbolically moved by the natives of Fin villages. The symbolic coffin is bathed in a spring, then returned with religious and ritual observances.

The UNESCO has registered the ritual of the carpet washing in Mashhad Ardehal on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. 

People travel to the city of Kashan to mourn and represent this event each year on the second Friday of the Iranian month of Mehr.


Thursday, October 1, 2020

Pomegranate Season in Iran

 With their glossy, leathery skin containing hundreds of seeds that sparkle in bright pinkish-red pulp and juice, there's something very festive about pomegranates. Their attractive appearance and fragrant sweet-sharp juice adds excitement to both sweet and savoury dishes.

The pomegranate is native to Iran where it still grows. Now is the time to buy pomegranate. Though some varieties are harvested in late summer, the Wonderful variety is in season from October through January.



Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Happy International Translation Day

 Each year, translators and interpreters celebrate International Translation Day on 30 September. Translation day is meant as an opportunity to pay tribute to the work of language professionals , who play a key role in bringing nations together.

It is important that any tours we run is available in both English language and any other most spoken languages. So, we’re so thrilled to announce that, Uppersia offers tours in English, Spanish, French and German languages. 

Enjoy fascinating facts and stories about Iran's rich culture and dramatic history in your mother tongue .



Monday, September 28, 2020

Iran : Paradise of Nature lover

 There is something elemental about the beauty of nature that leaves most of us dreamy eyes and transcends us to a peaceful sense of being.

The geographic terrain of Iran is rich and diverse, filled with lush green forests, majestic mountain peaks, and vast stretches of desert. From east to west, north to south, this Asian country packs an assortment of treasures for nature lovers.

Experience the uniqueness and athentic beauty of nature by Uppersia.



Sunday, September 27, 2020

World Tourism Day

 On the occasion of World Tourism Day, we wish the world becomes safe again for people with the passion for traveling and by then our team is dedicated to prepare more exciting adventures and activities inside Iran for people who want to explore this beautiful land and run them in due time. 

P.S.: The photo is taken from part of Pazira Travel team today in the office. The masks are removed for taking the photo.



Saturday, September 26, 2020

Northern Iran

 Natural beauty is the beginning of the tourism potential of Northern Iran . The region with a wide variety of plants and trees formed by eye catching views.

North of Iran is a world apart from the rest of the country, with the clusters of villages that speckle its narrow coastline hemmed in by the sea on one side and rolling mountains on the other.

This region is a real anomaly, guaranteed to smash any stereotypes you may hold about Iran.



Thursday, September 24, 2020

Persian Breakfast


 Family gatherings are very important for the Iranian people. Daily meals are the primary and basic activities for the pleasant gathering of the family members. Morning breakfast is the start of the day to eat enough food for the rest of the day. Persian breakfast tables can include different food options.

The basic traditional Iranian breakfast consists of a variety of flat breads , butter, white cheese, whipped heavy cream and a variety of fruit jams and honey.

It’s OK to indulge in traditional Persian breakfast !

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Iran: An Animal Friendly Country

Seeing animals when you travel can be such a memorable part of any travel experience. 

The more we can be aware of the way animals are being treated, the more we’ll be able to protect them . Being animal friendly when you travel means you always show respect for the people, the culture, the environment and the animals, in every country you visit.

Our approved tour guides with the safety of our passengers and protection of animals in mind, assist you to interact with animals when travel to Iran.



Saturday, September 19, 2020

Persian Art


Traditional Persian art has many facets including metal, glass, wood, and leather artwork as well as handwritten books and stone carvings. 

While you’re spending your time wandering the old streets of Shiraz, Isfahan or Yazd, you can find unique examples of rainbow-hued windows prove that urban living still can be colorful.

it is also a fact that the colored glass windows were used in the major buildings more for purposes of decoration than of lighting.

If you’d like to go back in time to follow the story of these unique visual forms of Persian art, join Uppersia cultural tours.


Thursday, September 17, 2020

Isfahan Free Walking Tour

 Isfahan is called “Half of the World” by the Iranian because they believed Isfahan would always remain standing. Exploring the city centre by foot surrounded by glorious monuments takes you back in time to the Safavid era.

With its unparalleled history, Isfahan is the most visited city in Iran. It attracts visitors from all over the world who are impatient to discover the city’s impressive sites.

Uppersia Offers The most exciting, insightful and interesting Free Walks of Isfahan. 

Join us!



Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Jame Mosque of Yazd

 The 12th-century Jame Mosque of Yazd is still in use today. The mosque is an exemplification of Persian architecture. It is crowned by a pair of minarets, the highest in Iran, and the portal's facade is decorated from top to bottom in tile work, predominantly blue in colour.

The two towering minarets dating back to the Safavid era. They also served as a sort of a lighthouse to guide the travelers in the dessert. 

Uppersia suggests you to travel to Yazd in Fall or Winter in order to visit the historical places at best as it is not crowded in those seasons and you can enjoy the pleasant weather.



Monday, September 14, 2020

El goli Tabriz


 Although Tabriz is famous for its historic and cultural city, El goli is considered a spectacular city due to its nature, pleasant atmosphere and beautiful landscape.

Tabriz El Goli was used as a summer palace during Qajar dynasty when Tabriz was the official residence of an Iranian prince in Tabriz.

El Goli Historical Park is one of the most visited sites in Tabriz. It includes a small palace in the middle of a lake. The mansion, presents traditional Iranian architectural style practiced in Azerbaijan.

Truly one of Tabriz's gems and a must visit. Highly recommended and we look forward to host you here.

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Karim khan Citadel

 Shiraz is one of those cities that you'll constantly be amazed anywhere you go! Another astonishing place that you'll admire and enjoy visiting is "Arge Karim Khan" or Karim Khan Castle.

This fortress built by Karim Khan ruler of the Zand dynasty in 1766, located in the northeast of Shiraz, stands out on the landscape of the city center. With its rectangular structure, has a single entrance at the center of the east wall. Inside stands a large courtyard with a citrus garden and two pools as a museum that depicts the Zand dynasty .

Also walk around outside the building and you can feed your photography addict.


Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Iran and its illustrious history

 Iran is one of the most charming countries in the world that has a long and illustrious history. History lovers will find a huge amount to enjoy here, from the rambling ancient architecture to the engaging museums that will fill you in on all the details. Many people come here in particular to check out the ancient tombs of former emperors which are dotted all over the country and provide you with a fascinating insight into Iran in the days of old.

Join Uppersia and enjoy the ancient Iran journey.



Monday, September 7, 2020

Visiting Iran

 If there is one thing our area stepped in, it’s history.

Iran holds so many treasures that it is almost impossible to visit every one in a single trip. There is no way to get tired of Iran’s historical monuments. There, history, culture and the colors of a living country enchant .

Take advantage of a trip to Iran by Uppersia to discover the most well-known buildings and mythical places in the history of Iran.



Sunday, September 6, 2020

Amir Chakhmaq Square


 It's somehow impossible to visit Yazd and do not see this place. 

Amir Chakhmaq , the 15th Century three-storey façade located in the centre of Yazd, is a fine example of many other monuments and sites in Iran, on a number of ways. It is the heart of the city, to which every important street converges, where everyone meets, and everything significant happens. The square also comprises a mosque, a bathhouse, the Water Museum, a caravanserai, and several shops. Not far, a few bazaars offer goods and products to indulge the whole of humankind.

Amir Chakhmagh with its 48 meters high minarets has a very good view especially at nights and is a must see attraction.

Friday, September 4, 2020

Persian Food

 Around the world, Iranian cuisine is making a name for itself as people tuck into delicious appetizers, main courses, desserts, and sweets.

Everywhere here you turn in Iran there is something delicious to eat. While the food and cooking of Iran is, inevitably shaped by its diverse geography and climate, it could be said that the country’s turbulent history has also played a key role in shaping the cuisine.

You can find a great variety of mouth watering dishes in Persian cuisine, which is mostly the heritage of ancient cuisine.



Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Couple Trip

 Uppersia brings together couples who prefer small group travel & who are interested in exploring Iran.

We take you to culturally rich destinations and provide you the opportunity to explore unique activities at each spot you visit. You will go beyond the tourist façade to engage in immersive experiences that afford you an insight into the culture.

Iran is definitely having a moment on Instagram these days: if you have a dope shot please send it to us and we will eagerly upload it.



Saturday, August 29, 2020

Visiting Iran

 We can all agree that as the time of quarantine ended, we all deserve a vacation. And, with the flights and travel deals as low as they are right now, it can be tempting to start booking a trip.

As far as international travel goes, Uppersia would  like to book trips for later this fall and onward.

Stay flexible. This global impact is unprecedented, so keep your plans flexible and consider alternatives.



Monday, August 24, 2020

Hiking in Tabiat Bridge

 In Iran most of the attractions are ancient palaces and gardens that were mostly constructed centuries ago. How about a modern bridge in Tehran that has a wide lanscape to beautiful mountain and city?

The Nature Bridge -known in Farsi as Tabiat Bridge -is the largest pedestrian overpass Tehran. The 270 metre bridge connects two public parks and a museum complex by spanning one of the main highways in Northern Tehran.  The bridge is a place for people to stay and ponder and you can find lots of food courts and cafe on the bridge and surrounding areas.


Sunday, August 23, 2020

e birth anniversary of Abu Ali Sina as the National Doctors Day.

 Hamedan Province is one of the most beautiful and spectacular provinces in Iran, located on the west side. Many scholars and poets have lived in Iran who are proud of Iran and Iran. 

Ibn Sina, also known as Abu Ali Sina, and often known in the west as Avicenna was a Persian polymath who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age, and the father of modern medicine.

Iran marks August 23 the birth anniversary of Abu Ali Sina as the National Doctors Day.


Friday, August 21, 2020

Khajoo Bridge

 There are a lot to see when you come to Isfahan, but Khajoo Bridge is a must. 

One of the finest examples of Persian architecture of the Safavid Period with ornate artistic tiling & octagonal pavilions with painted ceilings, welcomes you to embrace a part of glorious history of Persia.

This bridge is constructed in a way, that the visitor can sit down on the stairs and find themselves some centimeters away from the flowing water while young couples singing and reciting poems by the famous poet Hafeez.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Happy World Photography Day.

Happy World Photography Day.

Photography is just an art and skill to see the things according to your own perspective, imagination and thought. It helps us to bring back the memories of good days.

Uppersia invites all people who are interested in photography to join photography tour and find great surprises in every single spot of the country.

Monday, August 17, 2020

Senior Tour

 For those who believe they’re never too old to enjoy traveling, Uppersia Senior Tours offer opportunities to meet others within their age range who hold similar interests. Small group tours for seniors that offer a more intimate experience, invite you to get to know a new place, your way. Let a local show you around as you eat and explore your way through a new city.

Uppersia always encourages people to expend their horizons through travel. When you’re in the mood for adventure, check out the Uppersia Tours.


Sunday, August 16, 2020

Carpet weaving in Iran

 Becoming the world’s premier source for antique carpet has taken time and dedication. Carpets are an integral part of Persian craft traditions.This Industry is one of the oldest industries of Iran and had an ancient heritage of carpet weaving and craftsmanship.

The tradition of carpet weaving in Iran is centuries old. Carpets are generally made from wool and silk. Weaving carpets require definite skills and a certain level of expertise on the part of the weaver.

Persian Rug and Carpet could be perfect gift during house warming, Birthday Gift or as a special souvenir.


Saturday, August 15, 2020

Nomad Tours in Iran

 Have you ever wondered what it would be like to turn life completely upside down and live a different way? There are still thousands of people scattered around Iran living as nomads.

Qashqai people are a nomadic group from Iran who, mostly, still lead a traditional life, not very different from the way their ancestors used to. 

When you travel in Iran, Uppersia gives you the chance of visiting several nomadic camps and spend the night in one of them, in order to learn about the way they live.


Wednesday, August 12, 2020

What do you miss the most?

Seems like life is getting back to normal and we’re so excited about it.

The exciting feeling you get when you’re about to board a plane to travel to another country, knowing how many adventures awaits for you and how many new experiences you are going to have on a trip.

Can’t wait to host you and let you explore new places, new culture and new foods again.

What do you miss the most? We definitely miss traveling.


Monday, August 10, 2020

Masoule Village

 Iran is home to some of magnificent cities, but the country’s true charm lies in the countryside. 

Masuleh is a homogenous stepped village of stacked mud-brick homes in northern Iran. The village offers its visitors a bizarre scene of architecture; each house is built on another’s rooftop, most of which having porch-balconies and earthen roofs.

What’s your favorite village in the world? Let us know in the comment section below.


Friday, August 7, 2020

Highest Hill in Tehran

 Tehran is one of Iran’s loveliest cities. Without a doubt, a trip up the hills tops the list of best experiences in the city, especially for first-timers. But getting a magical view over the city is also an unforgettable experience, and there are a lot of magical places to try. 

Here is one of the best spots to watch the sunset. Our guests sat on the highest hill in Tehran so they could enjoy a stunning panorama of the city.

If you want to have the best views of Tehran, Uppersia team can suggest you brilliant spots to try.


Monday, August 3, 2020

Uppersia Desert Tours

A visit to Iran is unquestionably incomplete if you miss Uppersia desert tours.
Book an exhilarating desert adventure with our professional team . Enjoy a day out in the relaxing  sand dunes of Isfahan or Yazd providences. Uppersia desert tours take you all the way to the breath-taking spots. Enjoy Amazing drive trough sand dunes, gaze at incredible view and have dinner as a native Persian. Desert camp, 4x4 dune drive and camel riding are among the most popular activities of safari tours.

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Traditional Guest House in Iran

Warm and welcoming guest houses are ideal for travellers who prefer unfussy accommodation with a personal touch. They are usually family-run, and your host will provide local recommendations and optional meals. Iran’s guesthouses are made for all kinds of travelers. So, no matter what your budget is, you will find here an accommodation according to your requirement.
 If you’d like to stay in reasonably-priced guest houses with a cosy living room and a garden contact Uppersia team.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Natural Wonders in Iran

You are a nature lover and want to discover Iran’s most beautiful sceneries, waterfalls and walks? 
You want to relax in a four-season country?
Iran is one of the most varied countries in terms of culture, history and geographical diversity. From verdant mountain ranges and lush countrysides to eye catching scenery, it contains hundreds of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, thousands of beautiful corners and too much natural beauty to soak in in one lifetime.
What are you interested in?
Contact Uppersia tram and find great holiday ideas for your next trip in Iran.

Where is your first trip going to be when all of this is over?

Travel has helped us to understand the meaning of life and it has helped us become better people. Each time we travel, we see the world with new eyes.
Anyone else miss the feeling of getting their passport stamped?
Where is your first trip going to be when all of this is over?
Are you wanting to travel to Iran but afraid to take the next step? Contact Uppersia team and we will assist you eagerly.


Monday, July 27, 2020

Northern Iran Tours

From thousands of years of history to magnificent monuments and enough delicious food to satisfy your curiosity every waking minute, Northern Iran is stunning. Honestly, you’re going to be spoilt for choice when it comes to all the best places in the north of Iran, especially if you’re travelling around the region.
Everything you could wish for covering art, culture, heritage and history is here. Just contact Uppersia team and our colleagues will assist you.

From thousands of years of history to magnificent monuments and enough delicious food to satisfy your curiosity every waking minute, Northern Iran is stunning. Honestly, you’re going to be spoilt for choice when it comes to all the best places in the north of Iran, especially if you’re travelling around the region. Everything you could wish for covering art, culture, heritage and history is here. Just contact Uppersia team and our colleagues will assist you.
Our guests in Northern Iran

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Uppersia Photography Tour

Having a hard time deciding on your next photography escapade? 
Beautiful scenery, colourful plants, and charming animals and birds offer plenty of lovely nature photo opportunities. There are plenty of places in Iran that would enable you to practice your landscape photography skills. In fact, some of these places don’t even look like you’re in Iran. Uppersia photography Tour, will take you to some unknown spots.
The Haj Ali Darvish Teahouse, which carries the title of the world's smallest tea house, is one of the attractions of the Tehran Grand Bazaar. This miniature tea house has been in business since 1918. Persian tea comes in a variety of subtle flavours, but its defining characteristic is its deep reddish-brown colour. If you’re in the mood to explore nearly hundred-year and a big cup of tea in a small space, set your compass for Tehran, keeping in mind Uppersia team.
Uppersia photography tour

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Do you miss traveling?

We really appreciate traveling, so much more now since being at home for so long. Hoping next time we travel, we make the most of our trips.
Uppersia hopes to make you build an unforgettable trip. For us, it is not important only guide you around Iran, we want to transmit our passion and make you experience Iranian culture.
A big thanks to the professional tour guides of Uppersia team for accompanying our guests in their adventures.

We really appreciate traveling, so much more now since being at home for so long. Hoping next time we travel, we make the most of our trips. Uppersia hopes to make you build an unforgettable trip. For us, it is not important only guide you around Iran, we want to transmit our passion and make you experience Iranian culture. A big thanks to the professional tour guides of Uppersia team for accompanying our guests in their adventures.
Thanks to Uppersia tour guides for accompanying our guests

Monday, July 20, 2020

Iranian Parks

What do you want out of your vacation?
Some people love to know new cultures and others travel to relax.
If the latter category fits you, then turn your eye to Iran, where parks span the width of the country and will surely fulfil your desire for the entire summer.
After visiting some parks of Iran, our guests said that a trip to Iran is not complete without a visit to at least one Iranian park.

What do you want out of your vacation? Some people love to know new cultures and others travel to relax. If the latter category fits you, then turn your eye to Iran, where parks span the width of the country and will surely fulfil your desire for the entire summer. After visiting some parks of Iran, our guests said that a trip to Iran is not complete without a visit to at least one Iranian park.
Our guests in a park in Iran

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Are you missing traveling?

If you’re missing traveling and exploring historical monuments, you can discover many ancient ruins in Iran. Best part of traveling is learning about history and and being awed by what us humans can create. 
Isfahan would be a perfect city for history buffs. Explore “Half of the World” by Uppersia day tours.
Our guests in Naghshe Jahan Square of Isfahan

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Persian Food

Iran is a paradise for foodies. The country is famous for a variety of foods, dishes, and restaurants. You can’t miss trying the famous Persian foods when you’re visiting.
Taking Uppersia culinary food tour, is by far the best way to get to know the local favourite foods. This tour covers restaurants in Iran, street foods, sweet foods, and culinary classes.


Iran is a paradise for foodies. The country is famous for a variety of foods, dishes, and restaurants. You can’t miss trying the famous Persian foods when you’re visiting. Taking Uppersia culinary food tour, is by far the best way to get to know the local favourite foods. This tour covers restaurants in Iran, street foods, sweet foods, and culinary classes.
Our guest in a Persian restaurant 

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Golestan Palace

Golestan Palace occupies pride of place in Tehran's history. This heritage site is a complex of buildings and gardens initially built by the Qajar rulers and used as their court and residence. It was finally used by the Pahlavi dynasty as an official space largely for formal receptions.It's ended as being an amalgamation of Persian and European art and architecture. There are many buildings such as Mirror hall, Shamsol Emare, Diomand Hall, and Salam Hall in the palace and it will take a large part of the day to see it all, so keep sufficient time aside.
Golestan Palace occupies pride of place in Tehran's history. This heritage site is a complex of buildings and gardens initially built by the Qajar rulers and used as their court and residence. It was finally used by the Pahlavi dynasty as an official space largely for formal receptions.It's ended as being an amalgamation of Persian and European art and architecture. There are many buildings such as Mirror hall, Shamsol Emare, Diomand Hall, and Salam Hall in the palace and it will take a large part of the day to see it all, so keep sufficient time aside.
Our guests with Leila in Golestan Palace

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Why Do People Travel All Over the Globe?

Why do people leave their homes and voyage all over the globe?
By being exposed to new places, people and cultures, you’ll develop a wider world view. And that will make you a better-rounded global citizen. It’s a great reward and big reason why people love to travel. It helps open your mind. You realize that there’s no one way to live life. Meeting people from other places will show you that your world view isn’t the same as everyone else’s.
Why do you travel? What are your reasons?

Why do people leave their homes and voyage all over the globe? By being exposed to new places, people and cultures, you’ll develop a wider world view. And that will make you a better-rounded global citizen. It’s a great reward and big reason why people love to travel. It helps open your mind. You realize that there’s no one way to live life. Meeting people from other places will show you that your world view isn’t the same as everyone else’s. Why do you travel? What are your reasons?
Our guests in a Persian garden

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Glorious Sunset

If you ever wish to chase anything in life, let it be a glorious sunset as it never fails to impress.
Watching Spectacular summer sunset at the desert in Iran would be an unforgettable and unique experience.
Where have you seen your most memorable sunset ?
If you ever wish to chase anything in life, let it be a glorious sunset as it never fails to impress. Watching Spectacular summer sunset at the desert in Iran would be an unforgettable and unique experience. Where have you seen your most memorable sunset ?
Our guests with Leila in Salt Lake

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Naranjestan Ghavam House

Are you interested in eminent mirror work and ceiling paint? Naranjestan Qavam House would be a right choice for you.
This is a traditional and historical house located in a lovely garden called Naranjestan due to the abundance of sour orange trees. This mansion is decorated with mirrors, wood carving, tile works, and European-style painted ceilings.
Uppersia suggests to visit Qavam house and garden in spring when the sour orange blossoms flourished.
Are you interested in eminent mirror work and ceiling paint? Naranjestan Qavam House would be a right choice for you. This is a traditional and historical house located in a lovely garden called Naranjestan due to the abundance of sour orange trees. This mansion is decorated with mirrors, wood carving, tile works, and European-style painted ceilings. Uppersia suggests to visit Qavam house and garden in spring when the sour orange blossoms flourished.
Our guests with Ehsan in Narenjestan house

Monday, July 6, 2020

Agha bozrg Mosque in Kashan

Aghabozrg Mosque, a historical mosque in the center of Kashan, was built in the late 18th century.
It is famous for its symmetric pattern and attractive appearance. The beautiful dome is flanked by amazing minarets adorned with colorful tiles arranged in some geometric shapes. Its central courtyard and pool in the middle are a good example of Persian architecture.
This Mosque is a must see when visiting Kashan.

Aghabozrg Mosque, a historical mosque in the center of Kashan, was built in the late 18th century. It is famous for its symmetric pattern and attractive appearance. The beautiful dome is flanked by amazing minarets adorned with colorful tiles arranged in some geometric shapes. Its central courtyard and pool in the middle are a good example of Persian architecture. This Mosque is a must see when visiting Kashan.
Agha bozrh Mosque in Kashan

Sunday, July 5, 2020

Uppersia Free Tours

Uppersia free tours have become a favorite part of visiting historical cities for our guests. They try new food, make new friends, learn new skills and see Iran in a whole new way. This makes the big step to travel a little bot easier.
In this picture you can see the reflection of past in this antique door.

Our guests joined Shiraz free tour last year


Friday, July 3, 2020

St. Stepanous Church

St. Stepanous, the second Church of Armenians in Iran was built  in a remote area near Jolfa in 9th century.This UNESCO World Heritage Site is set against the dramatic backdrop of the surrounding hills. The elaborate brickwork on the facade of its central dome is an outstanding example of Armenian decorative tradition. This monastery is still a pilgrimage site and you can visit there while you’re in Azarbayjan province.

our guests in St. Stepanous church