Which season is suitable to travel to Iran?
Which season is suitable to travel to Iran? This question is not right! It may be better to put it this way: which part of Iran is better to travel to in different seasons? Iran is the 18th largest country in the world. But its different parts don't share the same climate. Iran is a large and four-season country and it gives the tourist the opportunity to experience to Iran in winter and take refuge in the southern mild areas to escape the cold, or you can come to Iran in summer and travel to its western regions to escape the hot weather and enjoy the cool weather of its beautiful mountains. This is the magic of Climate of Iran. Despite the climate change in the recent decade and also the severe attack of machine life to the life of the people around the world, Iran has an untouched nature, and is a very suitable place for tourism. any kind of climate they wish in any time of the year. Iran with 11 of 13 known climate zones in the world, and also 16 national parks and 33 wildlife refuges, is among the attractive natural regions of the world. Variable climate conditions have caused various ecosystems in Iran. 8000 plant species in Iran is a good indication of this variety. You can travel to Iran in winter and take refuge in the southern mild areas to escape the cold, or you can come to Iran in summer and travel to its western regions to escape the hot weather and enjoy the cool weather of its beautiful mountains. This is the magic of Climate of Iran. Despite the climate change in the recent decade and also the severe attack of machine life to the life of the people around the world, Iran has an untouched nature, and is a very suitable place for tourism.
Iran in Spring
In the spring, most parts of Iran have mild climate and nature stirs from the winter sleep. The spring appears so fresh and strong in the skirts of the mountains of Iran. That's why ancient Iranian people celebrated the beginning of the year with the beginning of the spring and have been honoring Nowruz up to now. While in the spring the weather is very favorable at the foothills, at highlands especially in the west and the north-west of Iran, the glaciers are still in the winter sleep and the mountains are snow-covered. If you seek spring weather, we suggest you to go to the central regions of Iran. The skirts of Zagros Mountain with its various plant tissues can be a suitable place for your travel. But don't miss Shiraz when traveling to Iran. Shiraz is the city of flowers, and in the spring, especially in Ordibehesht (April-May), it has fresh and fantastic weather.
If you are interested in knowing Iranian people and culture, we suggest you traveling to Iran in the first two weeks of the spring, coinciding with Iranian New Year (Nowruz) when the cities and the nature are replete with Iranian people who take trips and spend their holidays. Of course it should be noted that there is a heavy traffic and crowd in the ancient places and streets and even nature. It wouldn’t be attractive for those who are fans of quiet and tranquility. But you should not forget that you will be among them in their greatest festival and you will see their face happier and more real.
Iran in Summer
The weather of most parts of Iran gets hot in summer. If you hate hot weather, the southern parts of Iran cannot be a good choice for you. But you can travel to the western and northeastern highlands. In summer, the snow on the mountain is melted and turns into some springs streaming from the mountain. Western parts of Iran have cool and spring-like weather in summer. So the Nomadic tours are suggested to you for your summer trip. But visiting the deserts around Yazd, under the summer sun, is recommended to those who are interested in deserts and who wish to see a real desert.
Iran in Autumn
In autumn; however, the weather becomes mild again. Autumn is the beginning of cold weather in the western parts of Iran. The best choice for travel is the north parts which have forests and lakes, and gradually lose humid weather of summer and get a desirable weather.Also, the central parts, the skirts of the mountain, and desert margins of Iran have a suitable climate for travel. Cities like Isfahan, Yazd, and Shiraz are good for travel in autumn. For those who want to ski, autumn is the season when ski tracks such as Dizin, Touchal, and Sepidan start their activities. It's mostly sunny there.
Iran in Winter
In winter, the western parts of Iran and its highlands, are snow-covered and have glaciers. While the ski tracks have serious activities in winter, the western and coastal parts of Persian Gulf have mild and spring-like weather. It is a good opportunity to visit the habitant and residential islands of Persian Gulf such as Hormuz Island, Hengam, Qeshm, and Kish. Central parts of Iran have a cold and dry weather in winter. That means they have sunny days and cold nights. The Desert tours can be a good travel plan in winter. One of the ancient Zoroastrian rituals in Iran is Sadeh, a mid-winter celebration on 10the of Bahman(30 January). In this celebration, Zoroastrians make a big fire and pray and have fun near the fire. This ritual dates back to the ancient time when Hooshang, the legendary king of Iran, discovered fire. Yazd with a dry and sunny climate in the winter due to its desert vicinity is a good place to visit Iranian Zoroastrian ritual.
Iran can be a perfect travel package for you who wish to visit original and off-the-beaten-path places. What delights you in this journey, are natural and Historical attractions of Iran, and also meeting hospitable people. It should be noted that traveling to Iran with its fantastic nature, is cheap and can be a good gift for your companion.