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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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.
Friday, April 16, 2021
Persian cuisine is unthinkable without yogurt. It is a great pairing for almost every dish, and if the meal doesn't already contain yogurt, it is usually served in a small bowl to accompany meals. As refreshing as yogurt is, especially in the hot summer months, it is much more than that. Thanks to its nature, it has countless health benefits. It’s especially tasty and sometimes flavored with fresh herbs and cucumber.
If you’d like to be accustomed to the Iranian way of life follow Uppersia feeds.
Sunday, April 11, 2021
Avoiding public transport might be at the top of mind in 2021. Planning a road trip gives you the opportunity to map out all the sites and attractions you want to see. Also, small towns in remote locations are a great way to step off the well-traveled road.
Uppersia has put new policies in place to reassure customers.To put your mind at ease, we enhanced cleaning procedures and social distancing measures in the vehicle
what can you do to lower your risk?
How safe is a road trip during a pandemic?
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
This World Health Day, let us remind ourselves of the importance of taking care of our mental, emotional and physical health and ensuring our living and traveling conditions are connected to the well-being of our environment .
Uppersia team hopes to see you in Iran very soon.
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Iran offers spectacular landscapes, ranging from the infinite desert to verdant landscapes full of palm and date trees. In palm groves a date palm tree produces up to 100 kg of dates, either exported or consumed on the spot.
There are roughly 400 types of date palm trees in Iran and the most frequent variety is found in Khuzestan province. The fruits are fairly small and melt in the mouth without being too sweet. While you’re in Iran, don’t miss visiting the beautiful huge expanse of palm trees dotted with village life.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Iran has been a home for a lot of dynasties, empires and governments. Each of them left their mark in the country. The remnants of those times or historical monuments remind us of what our culture has been through and who influenced the historical events.
The many forts, palaces and monuments in the country make up the historical places of Iran that Uppersia strongly recommend these spots to historical buffs.
Saturday, March 13, 2021
Already discovered central Iran and looking for another adventure through magnificent Iran?
Uppersia team has tailored the best western trip routes . They have been carefully designed to include the best night stops and highlights. We highly recommend these routes to those adventurous people who are seeking more adrenaline.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Located 25 km southwest of Foman city in Gilan province, Rudkhan Castle is one of the most splendidly preserved sites in Iran.
This brick and stone medieval castle is amazingly embedded in the green forest that overgrows its walls and courtyards. It is reached by a winding path, climbing gently through the shady forest. While you’re roaming at the foot of the castle there are plenty of places where you can eat or buy a variety of authentic Iranian street foods.
Sunday, March 7, 2021
Pomegranate is among the most sacred fruits in Persian culture insofar as the Zoroastrians, planted several pomegranate trees in their fire temples and held their branches as a holy plant in their rituals. The brilliant contrast between the ruby red seeds and the deep green leaves, the beautiful shape and most importantly (in my idea) the delighting sweet-sour taste of pomegranate has caused this fruit to be known as a gift from paradise.
If you travel to Iran , offer yourself the practical experience of preparing Iranian food with heavenly taste of pomegranate.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Due to its quite sandy beaches and colorful mountains, Hormoz Island attracts every tourist attention. The island possesses a natural wildlife and you can have a close encounter with species of birds, deer, rabbits and other living creatures. Hormoz Island is a hidden tourist attraction and you have to be careful to find its sights. On the same route from Qeshm to Hormoz, mountains appear in yellow, white and red, and the closer you get to the island, the wider the range of these colors, Where you can feel a variety of up to 25 to 100 different colors.
If you are looking for a new and refreshing experience in your travel to Bandar abas or Qeshm island, don’t hesitate to visit Hormoz.
Monday, March 1, 2021
Things to do for travelers include the opportunity to experience an array of sites and spiritual encounters, while nature lovers will enjoy untouched nature. Choice of holiday destinations in Iran seems to be infinite. From scenic destinations to historically and culturally soaked sites, there is always confusion regarding choosing the best place to visit in Iran. Well! Uppersia relieves you of this dilemma and present top destinations for all kind of travelers.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
For all those history nerds, Shiraz is a showcase of Persian architecture and history. As one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world, Shiraz is not short on extensive museums and historical wonders.
The city of Shiraz is renowned as a heritage center and one of the most soul-satisfying destinations for lovers of art. Start your journey through the splendor of Shiraz at traditional hostels and Immerse in the ultimate amalgamation of rich ancient Persian culture and modern comforts.
Saturday, February 20, 2021
The hospitable quality of Iranian culture plays an important role in our lives. When our children witness and participate in a family’s hospitality, they also learn to extend it to others, accompanying their friends and even foreigners. Showing hospitality really is very simple – show love. We think of the word love as a feeling or emotion.
How have you trained your children to show respect to those who are in your home, city or country?
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
When you go somewhere without any expectation, you can be surprised more.
Is there anything more incredible than seeing some of the world’s most iconic attractions in Iran? Feel free ro explore Iran and stay open to a new adventure.
What are the top 3 cities you’d like to visit the most?
Friday, February 12, 2021
Enough of solo travel? Perhaps you feel like it’s time to join forces with a friend to add an extra element to your travels. This can be incredibly rewarding. Traveling with another woman can make the experience more enjoyable than travelling solo.
Nothing develops a deeper bond than traveling together and making lifelong memories. All the situations will help you get to know her even better and make your friendship stronger. And the best bit is you’ll have somebody to relive all those awesome memories with for years to come.
Have you been traveling with your best friend? Tell us what it was like?
Sunday, February 7, 2021
Iran is known for its magnificent mountains that can be found throughout its lands. It is also distinguished with some of the most unique deserts in the Middle East, like UNESCO listed Lut Desert. Iran desert adventure tours are organized by Uppersia that range from a few hours to a few days. The tours promise a host of adventure, fitness, cultural discoveries and comfort. We offer authentic experiences thanks to our deep knowledge of the country and its vast deserts.