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  • 70% of nomads in Tehran province use renewable energy 2020-09-21 16:23

    70% of nomads in Tehran province use renewable energy

    TEHRAN – Some 70 percent of nomads residing in Tehran province are using solar panels to meet their energy needs, Hatef Momayezi, director of nomadic affairs in Tehran province, has said.

  • 20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran 2020-08-12 00:07

    By Afshin Majlesi

    20 wonderful, must-see cultural sites in Iran

    If you ask foreign visitors to Iran about the most characteristic future they discovered during excursions in the ancient land, the most possible answers may be somewhat like these: “It is the friendliest country on Earth with loads of warm-hearted welcome!”; “It is the jewel in Islam’s crown in terms of architecture”; “Being home to fascinating cultural heritage sites”; or “a land where echoes of ancient civilizations still resonate down through the ages!”

  • Govt. permit to ensure quality of agritourism in Iran 2020-06-20 18:38

    Govt. permit to ensure quality of agritourism in Iran

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy tourism chief Vali Teymouri has said permits will be granted to eligible tour operators to launch their agritourism businesses, aiming to set certain standards in a move to ensure the quality of such services in the country.

  • Giveh-Bafi 2020-06-02 02:20

    Six forgotten crafts revived in Ilam

    TEHRAN – Six handicraft fields, which had been fallen into oblivion, have been revived in western Ilam province, Mehr reported on Monday. 

  • Travelers sit overlooking the UNESCO-registered Imam Square in Isfahan, central Iran. 2020-06-01 19:09

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Iran’s trump cards to kick-start tourism in post-COVID-19 world

    TEHRAN – As you are well aware, the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus has plunged the travel and tourism industry in the global scene, disrupting life in ways that were unimaginable just a few months ago.

  • Nomads on arduous mountainous path 2020-05-31 10:41

    Nomads on arduous mountainous path

    Nomads in southwestern Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari province along with their cattle are moving on Khoda Afarin bridge, a difficult-to-pass mountainous path that overlooks a torrent. During the history, the nomads have created steps along the path, which is said to date back to one thousand years ago.

  • nomads 2020-05-26 19:46

    Lorestan villagers, nomads active in handicraft industry 

    TEHRAN – Some 20,000 rural and nomadic people in the western province of Lorestan are working in different fields of handicrafts, provincial tourism chief has said.

  • A poster for the 13th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition and the 33rd National Handicrafts Exhibition 2020-02-11 18:59

    By Afshin Majlesi

    “Majestic Iran” salutes travel, culture enthusiasts and exhibitgoers

    TEHRAN – The 13th Tehran International Tourism Exhibition opens tomorrow morning with all hopes to well introduce lesser–known destinations, services and travel businesses, yet to offer pocket-friendly travel packages to the visitors.

  • A typical cave residence in the UNESCO-registered village of Maymand, southeast Iran 2020-01-11 19:29

    Maymand: A very old village of troglodytes

    TEHRAN - The term “cave dwellers” conjures up prehistoric images in your mind when caves served as one of the earliest dwellings for human beings. Here we want to take a look at Maymand, an exemplar manmade-cave dwelling in southeast Iran, where people made a living about five or six millennia ago.

  • There are many tourists from all over the world who tend to observe nomadic lifestyle, watching activities such as milking, yogurt making, buttering, oiling, woolen, carpeting and much more. 2019-12-11 18:43

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Tribal tourism gives chance to discover another face of Iran

    For both domestic and foreign travelers, tribal tourism is all about opening eyes to new places, traditions, cuisines, beliefs, and ways of life.

  • Tribal rituals, arts and crafts on show at Kermanshah festival 2019-11-24 20:39

    Tribal rituals, arts and crafts on show at Kermanshah festival

    TEHRAN – Tribespeople and nomads, who are natives of 21 Iranian provinces, on Saturday started showcasing and promoting their rituals, arts, crafts and souvenirs at a national festival in the western city of Kermanshah.

  • Sales of Gorgan tribal festival jump 70 percent yr/yr 2019-11-17 19:43

    Sales of Gorgan tribal festival jump 70 percent yr/yr

    TEHRAN – Sales of handicrafts, souvenirs and foodstuff in an annual nomadic festival in the city of Gorgan, northern Golestan province, rose 70 percent from a year earlier, a provincial tourism official has said.

  • Foreign ambassadors, diplomats invited to tribes festival Tourism Desk 2019-11-11 18:16

    Foreign ambassadors, diplomats invited to tribes festival

    TEHRAN – A number of foreign ambassadors, diplomats, as well as cultural and economic attaches have been invited to attend a regional nomadic festival, which opens today in Iran’s northern Golestan province.

  • Khorramabad festival featuring tribal lifestyle, crafts and arts 2019-11-09 19:24

    Khorramabad festival featuring tribal lifestyle, crafts and arts

    TEHRAN – Various lifestyle, rituals, crafts and arts of Iranian tribespeople and nomads are under spotlight in a five-day exhibition, which is underway in Khorramabad, the capital of western Lorestan province.

  • People tour Falak-ol-Aflak fortress, which dominates Khorramabad, the capital of Iran’s Lorestan province. 2019-10-14 18:24

    Khorramabad festival to feature tribal lifestyle, rituals, crafts and arts

    TEHRAN – A major festival, intended to turn the spotlight on the lifestyle, rituals, crafts and arts of various tribes and nomadic people across Iran, is scheduled to be held in Khorramabad, the capital of Lorestan province, from October 30 to November 2.

  • 32nd national crafts exhibit opens today in Tehran 2019-08-24 20:40

    32nd national crafts exhibit opens today in Tehran 

    TEHRAN – Crafters and artisans from every corner of Iran are scheduled to promote skills in the 32nd national crafts exhibition, which opens today at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground, Mehr reported.

  • Yazd festival offering local Iranian dishes 2019-08-04 19:36

    Yazd festival offering local Iranian dishes

    TEHRAN – A wide variety of dishes, indigenous to many corners of Iran, are being offered to visitors under one roof in the city of Yazd, central Iran.

  • Exquisite Qashqai rugs to be unveiled at Tehran museum 2019-07-22 17:41

    Exquisite Qashqai rugs to be unveiled at Tehran museum

    TEHRAN – Four exquisite Qashqai rugs, handwoven by Iranian tribespeople, will be unveiled today at the Carpet Museum of Iran in downtown Tehran.

  • From labyrinthine bazaars to nomadic landscapes: Feel Iran on walking tours 2019-07-19 19:21

    From labyrinthine bazaars to nomadic landscapes: Feel Iran on walking tours

    To offer tourists with new experiences and fresh points of view, a number of tour operators have developed a range of creative “off-the-beaten-track” tours and activities in Iran, in order to explore new tastes of the ancient land, ISNA reported in a recent article.

  • nomads 2019-07-10 11:03

    Mobile health centers for nomads to increase

    TEHRAN- The number of mobile health centers for nomads will be increased, announced Deputy Health Minister Alireza Raisi. 

  • Over 4 million visit Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad in a year 2019-07-08 22:18

    Over 4 million visit Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad in a year

    TEHRAN – Over four million people, mostly domestic travelers, toured Iran’s Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), MP Qolam-Mohammad Zarei, who represents the southwestern province, said on Monday.

  • Exhibit to explore ethno-culture of nomadic life in southwest Iran 2019-07-06 20:23

    Exhibit to explore ethno-culture of nomadic life in southwest Iran

    TEHRAN – A festival featuring nomadic life, traditions, arts, handicrafts and souvenirs is to open today in Yasuj, the capital of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province, southwest Iran.

  • Iranian nomads attend festival in Kazakhstan 2019-07-01 19:51

    Iranian nomads attend festival in Kazakhstan

    TEHRAN – A number of Iranian nomads, who are natives of Golestan province, promoted traditions, skills and arts at Koshpendiler Alemi, a festival of ethno-culture of nomads, held in Kazakhstan.

  • Subatan highlands, a heaven for hikers, nature lovers and off-road adventurers 2019-06-12 14:53

    Subatan highlands, a heaven for hikers, nature lovers and off-road adventurers

    TEHRAN – Subatan highlands, popularly known as a “heaven” in northwestern Iran, is also a heaven for trekking, hiking and adventurous backpacking trips. It’s also an amazing off-road destination.

  • Iran to establish ecomuseum dedicated to nomadic people 2019-05-11 23:05

    Iran to establish ecomuseum dedicated to nomadic people

    TEHRAN – Tourism officials of Iran’s southwestern Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad province plan to establish an ecomuseum dedicated to the province’s nomadic people and their everyday life.

  • $400m needed for insurance of villagers, nomads: minister 2018-12-09 21:57

    $400m needed for insurance of villagers, nomads: minister

    TEHRAN – The minister of labor, cooperatives and social welfare has called on the Planning and Budget Organization to allocate a total budget of 17 trillion rials (about $400 million) for insurance coverage of the villagers and nomads in the next Iranian calendar year (starting March 21, 2019), Fars reported on Sunday.