Best time to visit iran

November 28, 2019

Best time to visit Iran

Voyagers have various criteria to pick a goal for their next journey. While a few people consider the expense of their excursion, others focus on climate conditions and the quantity of sightseeing that they will visit each day.

Without a doubt, climate conditions, levels of moistness, and temperature are probably the greatest worries for some voyagers.

If you have a similar concern and intending to travel to Iran, good for you, you are in the best post in our weblog.

Here we are going to tell you the best time to visit Iran and the best goals in each season.

Different Seasons in Iran

Equivalent to most nations on the planet, there are four seasons in Iran. Be that as it may, what makes Iran not quite the same as those nations is that the New Year is the first day of spring.

Furthermore, while there are four precise seasons in many parts of Iran, on account of Iran’s various nature, you can likewise encounter various seasons and climate conditions around the same time.

For example, in winter, you can go skiing in the northern part of Iran, and around the same time go swimming in the high temp water of the Persian Gulf in the southern part of the nation.

To be progressively explicit regarding this matter, how about we have a snappy take a gander at various seasons in Iran and the best places to visit in each season.

four seasons in iran

Spring (from late March to late June)

Spring in Iran begins with a bubbly festival of Nowruz or New Year on Spring 21st. Persian schedule simply likes the western schedule comprises of four seasons. Each season has three months of thirty days each and Farvardin, Ordibehesht and Khordad are continuously the names of the three months of spring. The Persian New Year starts on the main day of spring. Hence, Farvardin the first, that typically falls on Spring 21st is the main day of Spring and the new year. Ordibehesht is the second month of spring that generally starts on April 21st and finishes on May twentieth. Khordad is the latest month of the spring season, which matches May 21st till June twentieth.

Spring begins with about fourteen days of Nowruz festivity that is the longest occasion in Iran. Nowruz happens from first to thirteenth of Farvardin (normally matching Walk 21st till April second). Individuals return to work and school on the fourteenth day of spring with cheerful moods to have a new beginning of the year. As the temperature rises individuals’ mindset improves with seeing the green scenes of the mountains, timberlands, and coast sides.

spring in Tehran

Even the plains, deserts and Sahara bloom in spring with fresh vegetation and desert flowers all over. The breathtaking vista of large wild Imperial Crown flower fields of foothills of Zagros mountains and the terrains nearby in Ordibehesht is a must-see.

Ordibehesht (April twentieth till May 21st) is known to be the period of going among Iranians as the lovely air arrives at its pinnacle and the aroma of orange blooms are scented in numerous parts of Iran including the Caspian Ocean coast and Shiraz. Ordibehesht of Shiraz is popular for the fragrance of Orange blooms and has consistently been a motivation to the graceful Persian culture. There are various ballads by the noticeable writers of shiraz with respect to the spring.

Among numerous celebrations that occur in spring, Golabgiri of Kashan, the celebration of gathering rose water in Ordibehesht in Kashan sticks out. Sizdahbedar in Farvardin is likewise an across the board, bubbly custom of Iranians in Farvardin. Panjah Bedar (50 Bedar) is another custom of the spring, that happens on nineteenth of Ordibehesht, that is the 50th day of the New Year. The convention of Panjah Bedar is fundamentally the same as that of Sizdah Bedar with the special case that it’s no longer as ordinarily celebrated in numerous territories aside from in Ghazvin Area. Panjah Bedar happens on Ordibehesht nineteenth that is the 50th day of the New Year. As spring is the most mainstream season to go to Iran, it is prudent to book housing and flights ahead of time.

Considering all the things mentioned, to name a few places to consider as the best places to visit in Iran during spring, we should name Qeshm Island, Chabahar, Kerman, Yazd, Ahwaz, Shushtar, and Badab Surt Springs.

Summer (from late June to late September)

Summer begins with slight decreasing of precipitation. At June temperatures are only slightly higher than they were in May. June is the hottest and driest month of a year. Rains are rare. Daytime averages in most of the country are between 30 and 36 °C (89-97 °F). Foothills are cooler with about 25 °C (77 °F) while in Caspian coasts temperature often reaches 38 °C (100 °F).

August brings increasing of precipitation and warms up waters to perfectly comfortable temperatures. Waters of the Caspian Sea are having 24 to 28 °C (75-82 °F) and both Gulfs are as warm as 30-32 °C (86-90 °F). However, swimming may be spoiled by swarming jellyfishes and rays.

summer in iran

If you are interested in hiking and mountain climbing, summer is the best time to do these types of activities in Iran. 

There are a number of mountain ranges in Iran, including Alborz, Zagros, and Talysh from which you can choose different routes to go trekking. 


Fall (from late September to late December)

Autumn brings rains to the country. The peak of precipitation is at October when the monthly amount of it reaches 215 mm (8.4”). At September rains are often too while temperatures are only slightly lower than they were in August. In the mountains, precipitation takes the form of hail.

In plains October temperature is still rather comfortable for its range is between 22 and 25 °C (72-77 °F). In mountains, late October is almost spring for daytime average is about 10 °C (50 °F) and night it may drop to -3 °C (27 °F). Peaks are covering by snow at this time. November means cooling everywhere: 4-8 °C (39-46 °F) in foothills, 13-15 °C (55-61 °F) for central regions and 16-18 °C (61-64 °F) in southern coasts.

autumn in Iran


In the event that you are a nature darling and searching for a fabulous and beautiful landscape, you should visit Golestan, Gilan, and Mazandaran provinces.

Golestan Region flaunts Iran’s most established national park, home to more than 300 creature and 1,350 plant species, making it one of the most naturally assorted secured territories in the nation. Golestan National Park turned into a UNESCO Biosphere Save in 1976.

Thinking about how to increase the value of your excursion to Iran? All things considered, the nation is renowned for its brilliant deserts, and the most smoking spot on the planet.

Why not put in a couple of days in the deserts of Iran? To know your potential outcomes, it would be ideal if you check our posts about Iran Deserts and Iran Desert Visits.

Winter (from late December to late March)

In northern and western regions of Iran, winter starts with wet snow and averages at 1 to 8 °C (34-46 °F). Southern coasts are usually warmer. Local temperature is 10 to 14 °C (50-57 °F) at daytime while in mountainous regions even daytime temperature is in negative range (below 32 °F).

January is the coldest month with -5…-8 °C (23-18 °F) in a northwestern portion of the country. Central and coastal lands are much warmer with about 11 °C (52 °F). February brings first signs of approaching spring. Temperatures are rising to about 13 °C (55 °F) except alpine regions (above 1500 m or 4920 ft. a.s.l.) where the air is still cold.

After the magical season of fall, the temperature starts to drop down notably. Thanks to the two major mountain ranges (the Zagros and Alborz) stretched over the northern part of Iran, Iran has great sites for winter sports.

Winter, according to the Iranian calendar, begins with a traditional ceremony called ‘Yalda’ or ‘Shabe-Cheleh’. It is the first night of winter and the longest night of the year. 

When is the high season in Iran?

While each season in Iran has its own excellence and a few regions are progressively prominent to be visited in every long stretch of the year, there are two periods that are known as the high season in Iran.

The first is from late March as far as possible of May.

It begins with spring and simultaneously Eid-e Nowruz. As referenced before, this time is well known for both global guests and local people.
Another high season in Iran begins in September and proceeds to early November.

The climate is a lot cooler as of now and in light of the fact that schools and colleges open in September, the quantity of domestic trips diminishes during this time.

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When is the low season in Iran?

The low seasons in Iran are additionally two spans. The first starts in late June and endures toward the beginning of September.

During this time, the climate is extremely hot, and moist in certain parts.

The other length which is known as the low season in Iran is from pre-winter to the center of winter.

On the off chance that you are searching for a spending outing to Iran, going in the low season is prescribed.

What’s more, Iran tourist destinations become less swarmed, and you will get the opportunity to make the most enjoyment of your trip much more.

Iran official public holidays

Prior to discussing the official public holidays, it is great to realize that seven days in Iran begins from Saturday, and Friday is the official end of the week, and some open and private segment workplaces are likewise shut on Thursdays.

Iran’s legitimate public holidays are being separated from two schedule frameworks:

National Authority Schedule (Hijri-Shamsi) is a Sun-powered Schedule (1 year = 365 days) and is effectively equivalent to the Gregorian (international) calendar.

National Iranian occasions are fixed on both Iranian and Universal schedules.

The Islamic calendar(Hijri-Qamari) is a Lunar Schedule (1 year=355 day) which makes the strict holidays move along the sun-powered yea, in this way these holidays must be checked with the official schedules every year.

Holidays on the Solar Calendar

Iranian CalendarInternational CalendarOccasion
1 Farvardin21 MarchNowruz
2 Farvardin22MarchNowruz
3 Farvardin23 MarchNowruz
4 Farvardin24 MarchNowruz
12 Farvardin1 AprilIslamic Republic Day
13 Farvardin2 AprilDay of Nature (Sizde-be-dar)
14 Khordad4 JuneCommemoration of Imam Khomeini
15 Khordad5 JuneCommemoration of 15 Khordad
22 Bahman11 FebruaryAnniversary of the Islamic Revolution
29 Esfand20 MarchOil Nationalization Day

Holidays on the Lunar Calendar, including:

  • Tasua, Ashura
  • Arbaeen
  • The demise of the holy prophet(SAWA) and Martyrdom of Imam Hassan (AS)
  • The demise of Imam Reza (AS)
  • Birth of the holy prophet (SAWA) & Imam Jafar Sadegh (AS)
  • Birth of Imam Ali (AS)
  • Ordainment Day
  • Birth of Imam Mahdi (AJ)
  • Martyrdom of Imam Ali (AS)
  • Eid- Al-Fitr
  • Martyrdom of Imam Jafar Sadegh (AS)
  • Eid-al-Ghorban, and Eid-al-Ghadir

Since the Lunar Calendar is not a fixed calendar and changes 10 days every year, we did not write their dates according to the International Calendar.

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