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30 days in Iran


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Duration: 29 Days
Expenditure € 400

Distance: 4100 km

30 days

October 2015

 

  • Bazargan (Turkish border)
  • Tabriz: 3 days
  • Tehran: 4 days
  • Masuleh(and back to Tehran): 2 days
  • Kashan: 3 days
  • Esfahan: 3 days
  • Shiraz: 3 days
  • Yazd: 5 days
  • Fahraj (and back to Yazd): 2 days
  • Bam: 2 days
  • Bandar Abbas: 1 day.... boat to Dubai

Photos of 30 days in Iran 1/12 by Catarina Piedade

Things not to miss in Iran

Tehran

... The secret festivals taking place in apartments by the city of Tehran, in a country where almost everything is synonymous party is prohibited.

Kashan

... The small town of smiling and peaceful population, which in addition to palaces, gardens and historic houses, offers a bazaar of beautiful architecture.

Photos of 30 days in Iran 2/12 by Catarina Piedade

Photos of 30 days in Iran 3/12 by Catarina Piedade

Esfahan

... The bridges over the River Zayandeh that even without water still providing a magical atmosphere at dawn.

Photos of 30 days in Iran 4/12 by Catarina Piedade

Photos of 30 days in Iran 5/12 by Catarina Piedade

Persepolis

... The ruins of an extinct civilisation, that despite the many visitors still manages to convey the greatness of an empire that is the heart of Persia.

Photos of 30 days in Iran 6/12 by Catarina Piedade

Photos of 30 days in Iran 7/12 by Catarina Piedade

Shiraz

... The atmosphere of Masoleum of Hafez (Aramgah-e Hafez) in a mixture of religious devotion, respect intellectual and artistic mystique that is still given to this poet.

Photos of 30 days in Iran 8/12 by Catarina Piedade

Yazd

... By Dakhme hills (Towers of Silence), where the bodies of followers of Zoroastrianism, religion originated in Persia, were left to fend for vultures so as not to defile the sacred elements such as fire, water, earth and air.

Photos of 30 days in Iran 9/12 by Catarina Piedade

Photos of 30 days in Iran 10/12 by Catarina Piedade

Bazaars

... The best were the Tabriz by the atmosphere and the Kashan by the architecture of the building and the sidewalk terrace.

Photos of 30 days in Iran 11/12 by Catarina Piedade

Photos of 30 days in Iran 12/12 by Catarina Piedade

... And the people, by the generodity and kindness

 

... For an upcoming trip:

  • Travel by train to Tehran to Ahvaz crossing the Zharkouh Mountains
  • Visit the villages in Kaluts region where Balochi keep alive their culture and ethnic identity
  • Explore the Persian Gulf, especially Qeshm Island
  • The city of Mashhad
  • Crossing the Dasht-e Lut (Lut Desert)

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Read more about Iran and other of my travel at Stepping out of Babylon, where you can also find details information about where to sleep, where to eat and how to more around! enjoy!

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