Yalda Celebrations Embracing the Longest Night in Iranian Culture   Greetings, Cultural Explorers! Step into the radiant embrace of Yalda Night, a celebration that transcends time and connects us to ancient Persian traditions and the roots of Zoroastrianism. Join us on a journey through the luminous tapestry of Yalda Night, where each moment is a

Kurdish Festival of Pir Shaliar Introduction Pir Shaliar, also written Pir-e Shalyar, is one of the historical Iranian ceremonies which take place in the Kurdish region of Iran. Iranian Kurdistan is one of the most active provinces with a lot of activities. The instruments of Daf and Tanbor (Tanbur) were born in the Kurdish regions

Busiest Travel Days of Iran Holiday Season  Why you should NOT consider your travel holiday during the busiest holidays in Iran! Iranians travel a lot in Iran and the number of domestic tours is increasing every year. some travelers travel by themselves and some of them use local travel agencies or tour operators for their

Iranian Ancient holidays versus the Muslim holidays Iran has 22 days of official national holidays which are marked in our Shamshi calendar and more unofficial holidays that most domestic travelers use for their holiday time. Some of the occasions date back to Ancient Persia to the Zoroastrian important events such as Persian New Year (Nowrooz)

The Arbor Day The tree is the embodiment of beauty and life and one of the most magnificent and fruitful blessings of God that fulfills an important part of human needs. In ancient times Iranians had many substantial and special celebrations. One of these celebrations was planting trees on Arbor Day. Every year people were

Sizdah Be-dar Day   Sizdah Be-dar is the thirteenth day of Farvardin (the first month of the Iranian calendar) and is one of the New Year’s festivals. In Iran’s official calendar, this day is designated as Nature Day and is a holiday. Some people believe that Sizdah Be-dar day has an ominous feel about it,

Happy Nowruz 1401 From our team in Adventure Iran we wish you a very happy Nowruz and also we hope you a joyful and adventurous New Year. Nowruz is one of the oldest and most important traditions in Iranian culture. We keep this holiday in high regard. Chaharshanbe Suri, an Iranian event taking place on

Chaharshanbe Suri Like other ancient nations, Iranians have their festivals and traditions. One of these festivities is called Chaharshanbe Suri. This impressive festival is one of the most popular celebrations among Iranians. Chaharshanbeh Suri goes back 1700 years BC and is held on the last Wednesday before Nowrouz, (New Year). To be more precise, this

Muharram in Iran The month of Muharram is important in the Hijri Calendar (Islamic calendar) and a significant one in the Iranian culture. This is a month full of key historical events, especially the 9th –Tasu’a- and the 10th –Ashura- are acknowledged yearly by many people in the world. These two days hold many memories

This year was full of surprises in every imaginable way. With its ups and downs we managed to push through to another year, it couldn’t be done without your help and we wouldn’t want it any other way. Happy New Year to you, may you have a year full of success, new experiences and joyful