Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Iran in 2022

 You need not to be a believer to fall for Iran's mosques; the very sight of these is out-of-the-world. This is the land of Rumi and Shams, and you will find poetry in the very architecture here. Some of the must-visits here are Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Nasir ol-Molk Mosque, Shah Cheragh, Blue Mosque and Agha Bozorg Mosque.

Join Uppersia tours and make the most of your time in 2022.

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Happy Yalda Night

 Happy Yalda Night

On Shab-e Yalda, the Iranian celebration of the winter solstice, elders take turns reading from a book of poetry by the celebrated 14th-century Persian poet Hafez, and interpret the rhyming couplets as a form of fortunetelling.

Also the pomegranates in particular, serves as a joyful reminder that the re-emergence of the sun, light, hope and goodness.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Visit Iran

 Iran is filled with riches. It offers you spectacular cities, ancient ruins, wonderful museums, soaring mountains and beautiful natural scenery – all packed in one. No wonder, it features in the bucket lists of a lot of people as an emerging destination.

Join Uppersia tours to have a first hand experience of this four-season country.

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Visiting Iran

 Thousands of years of history combine with deeply-rooted traditions, Iran provides those who do with a fulfilling adventure. 

From a very ancient and perfectly restored sites to some of the most extravagant buildings , Isfahan is a luxurious city that managed to keep all its ancient sites.

Discovering a land and its people is a truly unique experience by Uppersia. We take you on a different journey every time, and opens your mind to seeing something new.

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Have fun in your trip

 The best tip to create a memorable vacation is to live like a local. Meet locals will greatly enhance your overall experience and allow you to feel connected to the city or country you are traveling in.

Uppersia employs locals to lead visitors on half-day tours, offering up a personal perspective on their hometown. In a short amount of time you can be introduced to local haunts you would not have found on your own and get an insider’s perspective on everything.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Iranian Hospitality

 Iranian people are among the nicest and most hospitable you’ve ever met.

During your trip to Iran you experience some incredible hospitality, when locals invite you to their homes and feed you delicious food. if you decide to visit Iran try to learn at least some basic Persian as it helps tremendously when talking to the locals, especially older generation.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Culinary Tours

 Immerse yourself in Persian gastronomic traditions with Uppersia cooking class. Visit the beautiful Shiraz city and learn about its celebrated cuisine. Prepare a multi-course lunch or dinner and enjoy the fruit of your labor.

We are the leaders in Persian hospitality tours, hands-on cooking classes & cultural adventures in Iran.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Women only tours

 Are you a woman seek to experience and explore stunning Iran but secretly wished you weren't alone? join Uppersia Women Only Tours and journey Iran with other like-minded ladies. Experience the wonders of one of the world’s most historical country on women-only small group tour and take advantage of the the countries various attractions .

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Local friends in Iran

 While you're traveling to Iran one of the best moments of trips is making a local friend. There’s nothing like walking around, learning about the local culture/food/language, and knowing that you have someone to meet up with next time you’re back in Iran. 

If you really want to get immersed in culture and language, there is no better way than to meet locals while traveling.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Visit Iran

 A land radiating with history and full of authenticity, where traditions and modernity  

 connect, old and new worlds coexist.

Iran is a country for those who seek beyond expectations, that dares you to see more. Make more lasting memories through an explosion of inspiration and purpose by Uppersia.

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Visit Iran

 Iran is home to infinite locations that are beyond your wildest dreams! Full of ancient sites, unique beauty, and unparalleled destinations, visiting Iran is an unforgettable experience.

All of Uppersia tour packages bring you to see the very best of tourist attractions scattered across Iran, and we have tours that cover destinations everywhere in all their historical and cultural beauty.

For more information about our new tour packages contact us!

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Palaces in Iran

 Packed to Iran where ancient monuments left over from different dynasties, and endowed with showcase scenery that never fails to impress, Iran is a dazzling destination. Its vibrant culture, famous food, and vast history wow all who venture here,while its glorious and mighty palaces are something else!

What is your favorite palace in Iran?

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Coffee in Iran

 Travelers want to try Iranian coffee. Give Recipe explains that this coffee is made by adding sugar and water to coffee grounds and then heating it on fire. During your time in Iran especially central cities , go to Coffeeshops. You will also love the cheesecake, other food, and that Persian coffee.

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Traveling with Friends

 Travelling to new places are some of the most rewarding experiences that we have.

travelling by yourself is one of the most liberating things you can do. But what if we say that, still, travelling with friends is better than going solo? Having someone with you when you travel means that you will share all the best and worst memories possible during your great adventure.

What’s your preference? Traveling with your friends or alone?

Saturday, October 2, 2021

women only tours

 Local guides are an important part of our travels. They help us experience culture and storytelling in a deeper, more meaningful way!

Uppersia is providing more opportunities for female tour guides than ever before, as well as experiences exclusively for women, for their guests. It’s a very real cultural experience, from beginning to end because we believe that some things are only for women.

Saturday, September 25, 2021

Keep exploring Iran

 We are so glad to announce that the vaccination program in Iran has progressed fast, with more than half the population inoculated, in the hope of a quicker return to normalcy. we can welcome travelers, specially Iran lovers to visit this magnificent country very soon.

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Moghan Celebration

A celebration called "Autumn Celebration" or "Moghan Celebration" is held in some cities of Iran, especially the city of Damavand. This celebration is one of the ancient gatherings that is held with lighting fires on the roofs of houses and lighting and decorating the streets.

The motivation for this occasion is to respect the end of summer and celebrate the beginning of autumn.

Saturday, September 18, 2021

The National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature

 For centuries, Iran has been producing some of the world’s most influential and inspiring poets. Spanning themes of love, divine mysticism and human rights, their poetry is an incredible contribution to Iranian culture, and remains entirely relevant today.

The National Day of Persian Poetry and Literature is observed every year on the death anniversary of contemporary poet Shahriyar.

As the most prominent figure of contemporary Persian literature, he was mainly influenced by the poetry of Hafez, a Persian poet writing in the 14th century.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Visiting Isfahan

 As far as history concerned, one of the first countries that comes to mind is Iran. Because our country have paid great value and importance to historical locations and places and prevented them suffering from damage. Therefore, in this fascinating country hosting great and many significant empires such as Safavid dynasty , there are very impressive places to be absolutely visited. Although when talking about historical sites in Iran, Isfahan and Shiraz appears first, of course it is never limited to two city. If you visit Iran, you may start feeling history by visiting the whole county .

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Women only trips

 Its time for girls to travel in women only groups to have a full blast. All women really deserve this break, atleast once in their lifetime. Aren’t they?

Learning is a reason for which you should travel with your friends or like-minded women. When you travel alone or with a group of your friends, you experience and learn many things for the first time. May be you can learn a new adventure sport, a new language, a new cuisine, different culture, or a deeper appreciation of spirituality or faith, which otherwise get neglected when your priority is your family and kids. 

Lots of fun is waiting for you in Uppersia Women Expedition tour.

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Nature of Iran

 Sometimes all we need is a vacation, away from the humdrum of city life. If your heart says nature, your mind craves a rich historical sites, Iran is one such rare gem where you can find both. 

Uppersia cater to people with varied interests, especially those looking out for some enriching adventure like visiting quaint villages and a matchless cultural legacy. Take a look at the best places in Iran on our website.

Sunday, August 29, 2021

Shiraz:the city of love

 Shiraz is a diverse and fantastic metropolis with some of the world’s best attractions and sights. Its geographical position as well as its rich history are responsible for a fascinating destination. Discover the historical sights of  the city that has been capital to great empires; enjoy the stunning villages newr the city or enjoy the numerous museums.

you can always find something that is perfect for your needs!

Monday, August 23, 2021

Persian-style Restaurants

 The best part about our country is the rich variety of food. In fact, the diversity in Iran is amplified by the range of cuisines available for enthusiasts here, right from traditional regional dishes and to Modern dishes.

Iran serves as the home to some of the most unique Persian-style restaurants.These restaurants in Iran are not just pleasing to the eye; they nourish your soul.

Get ready for an adventurous journey into the galaxy of flavors.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

UNESCO World Heritage Sites

 Rich in culture, Iran was home to some of the oldest civilizations on earth, seeing the surge of empires and being the birthplace of many religions . With a total of 26 world heritage sites to visit, it’s about time to explore some of your favorites. You can explore these UNESCO World Heritage Sites with a local guide of Uppersia team to get a real insight into the history of this cultural treasure.

Monday, August 2, 2021

Tamooz Celebration

August 1st , one of the hottest days of the year, has a special meaning for us Iranians and we celebrated this day.

 Mordad is the hottest month of the year in the ancient Iranian calendar. "Cheleh Bozorg" is one of the Iranian celebrations that is forgotten today, but in the south of Khorasan, the longest day of the year is still celebrated. Chele Tamooz started around the first of July and continued until the 10th of August. These forty days usually begin with the longest day of the year.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Bank Cathedral Painting

 The Vank Cathedral is a masterpiece of architecture in Isfahan. The Interior of Vank Cathedral is a true exhibition of art, representing frescos, carvings, and tiles. The paintings combine Bible stories on the dome, Persian floral ornaments on the ceilings, and Armenian national motifs on the walls. Visitors can also see scenes of the life of Armenian martyrs being tortured by Ottomans. You may spend some time here and enjoy its marvelous atmosphere.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Visiting Tabriz City

 Planning your first trip to Iran?

Tabriz city is a dream destination, it’s located on Northwestern of the country where Iran meets Turkey.

Many people have the idea that Tabriz is a friendly city due to its multi cultural people. when you enter the city you will be enchanted by the beauty of Tabriz and its people. The more you discover the city the more you will fall in love with it.

Have a dream to see this hidden gem? Contact Uppersia team


Monday, July 19, 2021

Planning your next trip to Iran

 Planning and anticipating a trip can be almost as enjoyable as going on the trip itself. With a little research, planning a trip can actually give you a sense of relief and control that makes the getaway much more fun. 

What excursions, tours and sight-seeing will you do? What reservations do you need to make in advance? If you have lots of questions in your mind Uppersia team is here to help you for your next trip.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Visiting Iran

 Travelers are always looking for inspiration to guide their adventures. Coming up with a list of places to visit in Iran can be challenging. 

What are the top tourist attractions in Iran? The most iconic sites that all travelers have on their bucket-list of things to see around Iran?

If you're looking to start your own checklist of places to visit in Iran, Uppersia helps you with eagerly.

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Takhte Soleyman

 UNESCO World heritage site, Takht-e-Soleiman is one of the oldest zoroastrian temples in the world which is located on a hill with fortified walls. This amazing place is an archaeological site in West Azarbaijan from Sasanian Empire. It lies midway between Urmia and Hamadan, very near the town of Takab. A natural spring feed a lagoon inside the main area of the temple. There are also ruins of an even older temple from which you can have an amazing view to the main temple. Although it lies in remote zone it absolutely worth to visit

Friday, July 9, 2021

Handicrafts in Iran

 Traditional arts and crafts have formed a rich aspect with the cultural heritage of the different civilizations which were coming from the thousand years of history of Iran.

You can find marvelous and extraordinary traditional Iranian handicrafts in every corner of the country such as tiles, carpets and kilims, marbling, calligraphy, illumination and gilding, miniature work and wood carving.

Nothing beats taking home a piece of Persian art as a souvenir.

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Tiregan Festival

 Tiregan is one of the biggest festivals in ancient Iran. Traditionally, it is held on the 13th day of the month of Tir, (the 4th month of the Persian calendar) which corresponds to the 4th July in the Gregorian calendar. This celebration is held near water sources, and people gather there exciting and pour water on each other. It is accompanied by wishing for abundant rains and no draughts. There are other traditions related to Tiregan, and they vary in each region.

Thursday, July 1, 2021

Nature of Iran

 Rich in breathtaking natural, historical, and cultural landscapes, Iran offers countless fascinating attractions to the adventurous traveler. With many mountains, rivers, and lush forests to enjoy along with remote regions to discover,the country will never cease to impress. Uppersia’s professional tour guides will show you the most beautiful landscapes in Iran that are must-visits.

Sunday, June 27, 2021

Shah Cheraq Holy Shrine

 The Shah-e-Cheragh (King of Light) mausoleum is the most important place of pilgrimage within the city of Shiraz. This shrine was built to commemorate Imam Reza’s brother, who was martyred in Shiraz. Its overwhelming architecture features intricate blue tile work and a dazzling mirrored interior, making it one of the most eye catching shrines in Iran.  If not a Muslim, a local guide could be helpful in getting you in.

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Amir Chakhmagh Complex

 Amir Chakhmaq is an ancient square in Yazd that includes several old structures such as a bazaar, mosque and water storage that are all listed as National Heritage Sites. There are also public baths, caravansaries, or historical elements  in front of the pond and fountain.

 Amir Chakhmaq Square is the symbol of Yazd province and is also known to be the center of social gatherings in the past and present.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

 No matter where you live, the consequences of desertification and drought concern you.

The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is observed every year on 17 June to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification. The day is a unique moment to remind everyone that land degradation neutrality is achievable through problem-solving, strong community involvement and co-operation at all levels.

Sunday, June 13, 2021

Traveling with Uppersia

 All the flexibility and fun of planning your own trip, only better. Uppersia specialists help you to pick the perfect properties, introduce you to experiences yo didn’t even know existed, provide honest advice and produce a meticulously planned itinerary just for you!

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Ghorme Sabzi

Ghorme sabzi is an incredibly delicious Persian stew that is served over rice. Apart from being tasty, the ingredients of this stew is rich in nutrients; from vegetables and meat to even beans and rice. This traditional and yummy stew is not only favored among Iranians but also has popularity among our travelers. While you’re traveling to Iran you can experience Persian hospitality by dining with a local family. The host will also teach you how to cook Ghorme sabzi with Golden cooking tips.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Traveling with your Old Friends

 One of the most astounding and exhilarating trips that you will take in your life is a trip with your best friend.  You would know that the trips you've taken with your best friend are the most memorable trips ever! That's because you could see places you wished to, ticked off the things from your bucket list, tried out all that you never thought you'd be doing, and lived each moment to the fullest. In your idea, what are the pros and cons of travelling with your life-long friend?

Saturday, May 29, 2021

Zoorkhane and Traditional Sport

 Zurkhaneh which literally means home of strength is the very specially designed physical structure, entangling, a myriad of religious and cultural bases, together with the necessary technical facilitiesfor the cultivation of the body and the excellence of mind. Zurkhaneh, this ancient school of thought in human physical education was created in old Persia. However, the sport historians are not in total agreement on a specific date that marks its creation. While traveling to Iran, you can enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Traveling to Iran

 Iran is an exciting country to explore with a culture of warm, welcoming people. It’s a place filled with rich history, stunning landscapes, and plenty of adventure for the traveller.  Our guests believe that by traveling to Iran a special love and connection will shape at first sight. It is not only because of Iran’s beauty and history, but you develop a special connection to the music, the food culture, and the mystery behind it all. Iran will be one of your lifelong dreams and by contacting Uppersia team you’re going to make the most of this experience.

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Pink Mosque

 The Nasir Al Mulk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, is located in the beautiful city of Shiraz. The  mosque is so stunning that when the light shines through its windows you will feel like you are in a rainbow. The Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, also nick named the Pink Mosque due to the use of the pink tiles, creating the warm pink glow, is one of Iran’s most fascinating mosques, and for many their reason to visit Shiraz.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

International Museum Day

 May 18 can be the most important day for any museum. Raising the awareness about the importance of museums as a means of cultural exchange, enriching cultures as a way to developing cooperation, understanding and peace among people are the main aims of International Day of Museums and Heritage.

Let’s talk about some muse that have caught your eyes in Iran. What activities do you recommend in the City of Museums, Tehran?

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Persepolis in Iran

 About 60 km from Shiraz, near Marvdasht, Perspolis is the only royal city to offer important vestiges. Persepolis, the ancient capital of the kings of the Achaemenian dynasty of Iran was ounded by Darius I in 518 B.C. It was built on an immense half-artificial, half-natural terrace, where the king of kings created an impressive palace complex inspired by Mesopotamian models. Walking around the ruin is like traveling back in time, through the rich history of the ancient Persian Empire. The statues and wall carvings are very well preserved and as stunning as a ruin can be. Don’t miss this UNESCO World Heritage site which is a must see in Iran.

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Azarbayjan Museum

 The Museum of Azerbaijan is one of the most important Iranian museums located in the city of Tabriz and beside the Blue Mosque. The museum, known as the second Iranian archaeological museum after the National Museum of Iran. There are historical and artistic works in the museum, belonging to the pre-Islamic and Islamic eras. The museum comprises three halls and an extensive library that In terms of history contains articles discovered from digs in Iranian Azerbaijan and some great sculptures by an Iranian sculptor. This museum also has an important and valuable treasure containing twelve thousand pieces of antiques and art objects.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Happy Shiraz Day

 Ordibehesht 15 in the Iranian calendar which falls on May 5 this year, has been designated as National Shiraz Day. Every year many people travel to Shiraz to celebrate this day because of Shiraz’s reach history, outstanding culture and of course its mild weather in May.  On the occasion of national Shiraz Day, every year special programs such as reciting Hafez poems and serving traditional foods are held on this day. However, the spread of the corona virus has led to the cancellation of this event.

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Abiyane Village

 Abyaneh is famous for its reddish hue clay, that’s why some people called it the Red Village.

The red houses of the village with its lattice windows and wooden balconies have been built on the ancient architectural style, the roofs of some houses are used to serve as the courtyard for other houses.

With its vibrantly red colored houses overlooking a picture-perfect scenes, the village is a photographer’s dream.

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Local Guest Houses in Iran

 Ecotourism is a responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people. Travelers who choose this sector of tourism are responsible consumers interested in social, economic and environmental sustainability. Seeking authentic local experiences and opportunities, many eco-tourists stay in local eco lodges or Boomgardi accommodation. They are usually located in destinations that are off the beaten track and cater to tourists looking for nature focused, environmentally friendly vacation.

If you’re concerned about environmental issues, this type of accommodation is yours.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Happy National Saadi Day!

 Happy National Saadi Day!

The commemoration day of 13- century Iranian poet who left a global legacy with his poetic talent and eloquence. 

This Iranian poet is a globally known scholar whose words have touched many hearts across the world and wakened up many minds to take new steps in their lives to reach higher levels of humanity.

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Visiting Iran

 If you’re fan of travelling and would like to step foot outside of your busy zone, it’s okay to plan ahead.

Iran is a truly affordable place and another becoming known destination. There are numerous amazing places you could visit there. From the bustling Tehran to Untouched villages, you can have a thrilling road trip. Exploring home of the Achaemenid Empires, is always tempting.

So don’t miss the amazing history throughout this country.