Noruz holidays draw travelers to lesser-known province

April 3, 2023 - 20:30

TEHRAN – Tourist attractions across the southwestern Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province attracted over 700,000 visitors during the Iranian new year holidays (Noruz), the provincial tourism chief has said.

A total of 736,169 people visited historical sites and natural sights throughout the province during the mentioned period, Saeid Talebipur said on Monday.

The lesser-known province is home to various nomads and is a top destination for those interested in visiting in person the nomadic life. Sightseers may live with a nomadic or rural family for a while or enjoy an independent stay and assist them with day-to-day life. It also opens up an opportunity to feel rustic routines, agriculture, traditions, arts, and culture.

Many tourists from all over the world tend to observe the lifestyle of these hardworking people and spend a few days watching activities such as milking, yogurt making, buttering, oiling, woolen, carpeting, and much more. Many Iranian and foreign tourists are interested in sleeping in nomadic black tents.



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