Follow in pilgrims’ footsteps and explore the history of old Persia and the spirit of the new Iran. Discover magnificent monuments, artworks, and sights and deeper insight into this ancient land. Wander the streets of ancient capitals and spend a memorable night in the wonderful desert, and witness spectacular Mosques, Temples, Synagogues, and Churches in Iran.
An ancient metropolis lying across timeless trade routes, Isfahan became the Great Shah Abbas’s glittering Safavid capital during the 16th century and it was during this period that a well-known saying was coined. ‘’Isfahan nesf- e- jahan’’ – Isfahan is half the world – for if you have seen Isfahan you have seen half of the world’s beauty.
Kashan is a city in the Esfahan province and is divided into 2 parts: mountainous and desert; in the east side of the city Kashan opens up to the central desert of Iran which is the city is famous for. It not only boasts a cluster of architechtural wonders and an atmospheric traditional bazar, but is also home to a UNESCO certified garden and is internationally famous for manufacturing carpets, silk and other textiles.
Matinabad is a village about 60 km from the city of Kashan. Located in the heart of the Iranian desert, this is an opportunity to touch the stars in the clear sky or watch the mysterious moon in the silence; a chance to watch the astonishing view of sunset without any man-made hurdles; a possibility to see wild camels pacing on the sand dunes. Some of the activities included are: walking in the village, desert trekking, camping overnight and accommodation in a cozy house that would give you the feeling of staying at your own home.
Tehran is the bustling and vibrant capital of Iran; hugging the lower slopes of the magnificent Alborz Mountains, Tehran is a fascinating metropolis with outstanding museums and palaces and a youthful street life. Spend time here and you’ll soon realize that the city is so much more than a chaotic jumble of concrete and crazy traffic. This is the nation’s dynamic beating heart and the place to get a handle on modern Iran and what its future will likely be. Exploring the capital city of Iran will transport you on a journey through hundreds of years of Iranian history – from the glittering Golestan Palace and the adjacent Grand Bazaar to the beautiful Milad Tower and serene gardens.