From the beautiful landscapes to the impressive architecture, Iran is rich cultural experience. Cities such as Isfahan and Kashan are brimming with stunningly beautiful mosques, while the poet's tombs of Shiraz seem to be out of the pages of a fairytale. Beyond the cities, rugged mountains offer hiking and skiing adventures for all skill levels. Guided tours are the best way to experience Iran with multiple options offering a chance to see and do just about everything.
Don't miss these Iran attractions
- Isfahan's mosques
- Tehran city tours
- The desert city of Yazd
- Culinary tours
- Cultural Shiraz
The beauty of tradition
The city of Isfahan is known for its exceptional collection of mosques. These spiritual centrepieces stun travellers with their striking Persian architecture and colourful mosaic interiors. Guided walking tours of these beautiful buildings are available, taking travellers to a selection of the most impressive buildings while providing insightful commentary.
The desert city of Yazd is a fascinating destination with superior examples of classic Persian architecture. It is also a major hub for Zoroastrian culture. Driving tours offer a chance to explore the architecture and historic ruins, gaining insight into the unique culture at sites such as Chak Chak, Sar-Yazd Fort and the fire temple.
A culinary adventure
One of the more unique ways to discover Iran is through the food. You may want to consider booking a culinary tour, which allows travellers to explore the country with an emphasis on the cuisine. Experience Iranian hospitality as you travel through each destination, learning history and culture while cooking, tasting and eating.
The country is a melting pot of tasty delights prepared with a range of methods. Each region offers its own unique dishes influenced by local produce. From pastries to kababs, you're sure to discover a new favourite recipe as you make your way across the country.