Lajim Tower Lajim Tower is located in Lajim village in the county of Savad Kooh. It is circular in shape with a conical dome. There are two unique inscriptions on the brick which carry the Kufic, Pahlavi, and Sassanid Scripts. One of them defines the date of 413 AH. After a fundamental renovation, this district

Kandelus Historical Village Kandelus is a historical village in Mazandaran province, located in the Caspian Sea region in the north of Iran.  The province itself lies between the southern coast of the Caspian Sea and the northern slopes of the Central Alborz mountains. Mazandaran is one of the most densely populated provinces in Iran and

Hormuz Island Hormuz Island, Hormozgan province, is an oval island 8 km from Bandar Abbas and considered to be one of the most exquisite islands in Iran.  Situated in the Persian Gulf, it is actually a salt dome with an area of 42 square kms. It is regarded as the key to the Persian Gulf

Sistan and Baluchistan   Sistan and Baluchistan province is in the south east of Iran on the border with Afghanistan and Pakistan. To the south lies the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Oman. This province is about the size of Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, and Slovenia combined.  As a result of its huge

Qeshm Island Qeshm Island, in Hormozgan province, is the largest island in the waters of the Persian Gulf. We have always heard a lot about the unique beauties and features of this island. The countless attractions have made Qeshm one of the most important tourist destinations in Iran. It is located in the Strait of

Iran Caravanserais   Iranian Caravanserais were built during the Safavid dynasty in the Silk Road route of Persia.  These were essential to service the needs of the influx of traders and travellers passing through.  At that time the country was massive and called Persia.  During that dynasty, Iran had a main role in the Silk

Badab-e Surt Natural Springs   Consider a stepped spring, surrounded by wild trees and barberry bushes, where the colour and fragrance of the water on each step is different from the previous one.  Looking down from above the spring, you will see forests of coniferous trees. Isn’t that fascinating? If you haven’t guessed so far

UTMD (Ultra Trail Mount Damavand) is an Ultra Trail marathon in Iran conducted in the Lar National Park and the west side of volcanic Mt Damavand (5,610 meters, the highest mountain in the Middle East). Adventure Iran started organizing this approximately 100 km race in 2017. It is an annual summer competition, with many runners

A small village of Jahan Nama by the Caspian Sea gave the name to the vast Jahan Nama Protected Area and National Park in the Golestan Province. With rich wildlife, including wild sheep and goats, wolfs, panthers, bears, weasels, owls, eagles and porcupines, Jahan Nama is also famous for its variety of plans and trees,

  Bean, chickpea and herb soup. A national dish. For 5 to 6 people. Ingredients: 4 tablespoons of dried chick peas 3 tablespoons of dried red beans (the ones used in Iran have small white mark) 3 tablespoons of lentils 4 tablespoons of oatmeal 4 tablespoons of wheat 3 tablespoons of porridge mix 500g mixture