Iran has one of the most fascinating histories in the Middle East. With a its history and traditions formed in the Persian Empire, a holiday to the country is both enlightening and educational, especially if you enjoy different cultures and stunning architecture.
Jackie lived in Iran in the 70’s, and today is still able to speak and understand a little bit Farsi. We have delved into the archives to find some photos ‘back in the day’ before the revolution.
Tehran is a bustling, modern metropolis to rival any other in the Middle East, with exciting new-age skyscrapers, luxury shopping and the usual fashionable restaurants. Explore further into the country and you’ll find its Persian heritage, the ancient cities of Shiraz, Yazd and Isfahan are delightful destinations in their own right with a more traditional way of life.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Better to visit in either spring or autumn – summer can be very hot (along with other places in the Middle East), and winters can be quite cold.
Direct flights to Tehran take about 7 hours, nearer 9 if you make a stop in somewhere like Istanbul first.
Those who appreciate different cultures, being Islamic and the customs and traditions relating to the religion.
HOW TO GET THERE
Best to travel to Tehran through the excellent hub in Istanbul, or the many on offer in the Middle East.
Official language is Persian (Farsi).
IDEAL TO COMBINE WITH
We would recommend a tour of Iran, taking in the favourites of Isfahan, Shiraz and Tehran.
OUR FAVOURITE IRANIAN DESTINATIONS
We would be delighted to talk about your holiday arrangements over the phone. You can contact us between 8am and 10pm every day (outside of office hours may not be immediate).
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