So many words come to mind when you see the beauty of Iran. Not only beautiful but also unique, not only colorful history but Iranian hospitality. This is what vacation in Iran is. Iran offers unknown and unforgettable memories.

General Information

Language: Persian
Continent: Asia
Capital: Tehran
Currency: Rial
Climate: Subtropical
Area: 1,648,195 km2

Iran: a remarkable country where has been among the world’s most thoughtful and complex civilizations from the very beginning. Iran is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. Its rich history, countless monuments, Iranian hospitality,  numerous handicrafts and arts, and delicious food blend together, resulting in unique travel destination.

  • Iran is one of the oldest nations in the world. It has a wide variety of climates from desert to more tropical, to mountainous areas where winter can be harsh.  It also has forests that are home to animals like bears and wolves. Its location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia has resulted in many invasions and migrations. There is evidence that Iran played a role in the emergence of civilization as far back as 10,000 years ago.

  • Iran is located in southwestern Asia, largely on a high plateau situated between the Caspian Sea to the north and the Persian Gulf to the south. Iran is approximately 1,647,063 sq km, while Portugal is approximately 92,212 sq km, making Iran 94.4% larger than Portugal. A vast, dry plateau in the center of the country is encircled by a ring of snow-topped mountain ranges that cover about half of Iran’s area. To the north and south are coastal lowlands. The Khorasan Mountains in the east have productive farmland and grasslands. Iran has a total population of about 84 million people. Only Persians, the largest ethnic group, live in the developed farm areas and in the large cities of the northern and western plateau.


  • Iran is a multiethnic, multicultural society that approximately half of the population speaks Persian or Farsi, that is one of the world’s oldest languages, still in use today, which is known to have one of the most powerful literary traditions and potentials. Persian poetry with masterpieces of Saadi, Hafiz, Rumi and Omar Khayyam is well known around the world.  The rest of the population speaks languages drawn from Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Gilaki, Mazandarani, Balochi, Arabic, and etc.

  • The capital is Tehrān, a sprawling, jumbled metropolis at the southern foot of the Elburz Mountains. Famed for its handsome architecture and verdant gardens. Tehran has more than half of the country’s basic industries such as electrical, textile, automotive, cement, chemicals and other industries, as well as many theaters, schools, universities, parks and museums. The best time to visit Tehran is late September to early November and mid-April to early June.


  • IRR is the currency abbreviation for the Iranian rial, Iran’s official currency. The rial, named after the Portuguese real, first appeared in 1798 and is issued and managed by the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Best time to visit Iran

Iran is one of the countries in the world which has four seasons at one time. While the north is covered with snow, in the south you’ll experience pleasant tropical weather. Therefore Iran’s climate varies greatly due to its geological feature. In the winter, you can go skiing in the north of Tehran, and a day later you can head south to Kashan to experience the warmth of the sands in Iran’s beautiful deserts such as Maranjab or Mesr Desert. This is Iran’s natural diversity at its best!

Fall and winter in Iran are the Low seasons of domestic trips and these seasons are the best time to travel to Iran for the true lovers of colorful nature in fall and snowy places in winter in Iran. There are no crowds in the tourist sites and all prices including Iran hotels, and Iran domestic flights are discounted. Iranians usually choose the beautiful beaches of southern islands including Kish and Gheshm as their winter destinations because of their pleasant climate during Iran’s winter.

The weather is slowly going to get warm in early march. Tourist sites still aren’t crowded, and Hotels are empty and cheap. So early March until a week before the beginning of the Nowruz holidays could be a good time to visit Iran.

In late March People are getting ready to celebrate the Nowruz, a new Persian year. Streets are getting busier and the weather getting extremely pleasant throughout the country and all families plan for their holidays ahead. It should be noted that at this time, tourist attractions get very busy.

From July to August, the weather gets very hot. The northwest of the country and also the coastal areas of the Caspian Sea are still mild during summer, and both are the main destinations of domestic travelers.

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Iran Destinations

Looking for the perfect Iran tourist attractions to explore with your near and dear ones? Here is the perfect list of the top places to visit in Iran for your next trip. Traveling in these magical lands, you will wish your trip could go on forever!