Iran tour reviews are posted and shared online every day. While it is true that the true sense of traveling to Iran can only be understood upon visiting Persia; these reviews can help travelers greatly upon planning their visit.
Many travelers and tourists are curious to know what people who have traveled to Iran think of this country, and how they liked their experience in Iran. Answering that question is easy nowadays. With help from global travel websites and reading the reviews of influencers who have traveled to Iran, much can be learned about this country.
Iran’s rich culture and pristine nature have turned this land into a destination with different adventures and cultural (classic) tours to offer. Special experience-based tours are also popular among tourists for their diversity and flexibility.
On the other hand, tour operators prepare tailor-made tours that have the best of both sides and can be customized according to the travelers’ interests and expectations. Reading Iran tour reviews will give you an idea of what you should anticipate from each of the mentioned tour types, and what unique experiences each of them offer.
Cultural and classic tours are among the most popular tour packages in Iran. This is because of the celebrated historical landscapes, cultural sites, and magnificent architecture that lives and breathes in this land.
The cities of Shiraz, Yazd, Isfahan, Tehran, and Kerman are the most popular destinations of Iran cultural tours. Not only are these cities filled with cultural landmarks and nationally important sites, but the routes and roads that connect them together are also brimming with splendid sights and sceneries.
According to the Iran tour reviews. some of the most popular spots along the cultural path of Iran tours are:
Runes of the ancient city of Persepolis, the capital of the Persian Achaemenid Empire from the reign of Darius the great. The magnificent stone pillars of All Nations Gate still stand to this day, reminding visitors of the glory of ancient Persia. This burnt city is one of the most famous UNESCO sites of Iran.
The colorful halls of the Pink Mosque are worldly renowned for their unique architecture and innovative designs. Because of the artfully designed building of this mosque, which employs pink in abundance, this mosque is also known as the Pink Mosque of Shiraz.
There is a lush garden in the middle of the Lut desert that shines like a fine emerald in the midst of a sandy ocean in Kerman. The Shazdeh Garden is one of the most beautiful Persian gardens and is greatly favored by tourists.
The home of the ancient Zoroastrian fire that has been burning for more than 1500 years. Located in the ancient city of Yazd, the historic adobe buildings and narrow streets of Fahadan are also not far from this temple. This fire temple is one of the few remains of the Zoroastrian old buildings open to visitors, and is adored by tourists according to the Iran tour reviews.
Golestan palace’s imperial land is the only UNESCO site of the capital. This opulent land beautifully represents Persia’s rich collection of art and magnificent architectural techniques. Iran tour reviews indicate how amazed every onlooker is upon visiting the numerous beauties of this grand palace in Tehran.
Iran’s Ski resorts are brimming with powdery snow and picture-perfect sceneries. The incredible slopes and the availability of both off-piste and on-piste skiing in Iran’s heights make skiing in Iran even more popular among tourists.
The best skiing resorts in Iran are: Dizin (one of the forty highest ski resorts in the world), Shemshak, and Darbandsar.
Iran is blessed with numerous untouched grasslands, rugged mountain sceneries, and hidden valleys and lakes. Different hiking and trekking routes are available for people with different skills and fitness levels. Long and strenuous routes in mountains and flat and grassy trails in rural lands are similarly popular among tourists and locals.
According to Iran tour reviews, the most popular hiking and trekking trails in Iran mountains are in: Alborz ranges, Zagros ranges, and their surrounding lands.
One of the lesser-known appeals of Iran adventure tours is birding. Some of the rarest bird species (like Caspian Tit, Black Woodpecker, Iraq Babbler, and Sooty Falcon) that breed in Iran, or fly to it in different seasons. For this reason, this country has turned into a birding gem in the middle east and Southern Asia.
Each season numerous different birds fly to different forests, lagoons, deserts, and plains. The most popular birding spots are: Hara forest, Mesr desert, Anzali lagoon, Fereydoon Kenar lagoon, Qeshm island, and Miankaleh peninsula.
Heights of Iran’s mountains (highest of which is Alborz with an elevation of 5760 meters) are popular among tourists who are interested in mountaineering. The pure nature of these mountains and their surrounding villages make the climb even more gratifying.
Most popular mountains of Iran: Dena, Zardkooh, Alborz, and Alam Kooh.
Desert biking, sand surfing, Safari, and camping tours are the most popular desert adventures in Iran, and favored by tourists according to the Iran tour reviews. Camel riding is another activity that tends to amaze the tourists who have not yet had the opportunity to ride these humped creatures. You can check the Iran desert map for more comprehensive information and the exact location of each of these deserts.
The most popular Deserts among tourists are: Lut desert, Mesr desert, and Maranjab desert.
Flyboarding, Parasailing, boating, diving, and surfing are some of the must-try adventure sports for every tourist.
Qeshm UNESCO geopark and Kish’s island are where most of these water adventures are done. These island’s beautiful nature and unique land formations make these adventures stand out among all other water sports in Iran.