Beyond the travel magnets of Isfahan and Shiraz, Iran offers a vast array of unique sites in small cities and villages beyond the itineraries of mass tourism. We focus our visits on cultural and historic features of smaller places and explore their function and ongoing use by the local population. In bigger cities, we visit specific sites off the beaten track. Instead of staying in 4-5 star hotel towers, we recommend the best traditional local houses or boutique hotels in town for a taste of traditional Iranian culture.
Get a glimpse of the world’s most pristine deserts and Iran’s principal cultural centers all in one trip. Join us in exploring Rig-e Jen and Lut Desert, which have not been walked by humans until a few years ago. Experience the pulse of Tehran, Isfahan, Shiraz, Yazd and learn how their climates have shaped their culture and history. [Read more...]