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Travel to Iran to discover the Cradle of Civilization

Iran Doostan Tours is your reliable Tour Operator and DMC throughout Iran. Founded in 1990, Iran Doostan Tours is located in Teheran. We specialize in inbound tourism in the fields of cultural, adventure, history, health and religious tours as well as M.I.C.E. groups. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, we offer a wide range of services including visa assistance, hotel bookings, transfers, tours, private guides, meetings and conferences, event and exhibition services.

We have created a variety of unique packages and tailor-made tours – trekking adventures, football and wrestling tours, culinary, religious and mystic tours. Popular tours are our Silk Road Tours and joint tours combined with CIS and Persian Gulf countries. Our tours cover all the required services for travelers to Iran, starting from Iran visas to tour itineraries, Iran hotels, Iran transport, tour guides, and more.

To achieve the goals of UNWTO regarding sustainable and responsible tourism development, especially local community employment, IDT founded the Matinabad Desert Eco-camp in 2010. It is the first and only eco-camp in Iran and is recognized by UN DESA as one of the 18 best practices initiated in sustainable eco-tourism.

Iran Doostan Tours are members of UFTAA, IATA, ATTA, The International Ecotourism Society (TIES) and Sustainable Travel International (STI). Proof of the quality of services we offer is our unique collection of national prizes and awards, including “Best Iranian Tour Operator” 8 times in past 30 years.

Marhaba! Come and discover Iran’s glorious architecture, vibrant colours, landscapes and friendly locals with us.

Top Travel Highlights to Iran

  • Absorb all the glory of Iran, the ancient Persian Empire, by visiting it’s 21 UNESCO world heritage sites: the magnificent prehistoric ruins in Persepolis and Pasargadae, stunning architecture in Isfahan, ornate domes and minarets in Yazd, dreamy Persian gardens in Shiraz and Kerman and the Tabriz ancient bazaars.
  • Visit Shahroud City to feel a wide range of climatic conditions in less than one hour. Experience the power of its mountains, the calm sea, the fresh jungle and the desert silence. Iran is a four-season destination where you can discover different nature all year around.
  • Witness nomad life as they move between summer and winter meadows and pastures in search of grazing for their animals.
  • Take a desert tour in Lut – a UNESCO natural attraction – the hottest place on Earth where no living creature can survive. No snakes or scorpions here!
  • Visit Qeshm Island, a UNESCO Global Geopark, and the biggest island in the Persian Gulf. Celebrate earth’s heritage and enjoy the unique culture of the hospitable local Afro-Iranian people.
  • Learn how to cook a Persian dish on our special cooking tours. Persian cuisine is not just ancient and cosmopolitan, it is also therapeutic for body and soul. Sweet and sour, salty, bitter, and umami can all be present in a flavorsome Iranian dish. Meat, pomegranate, nuts, onion, and butter can also easily find their way into a single Iranian dish!
  • Climb Mountain Damavand (5 610m), the highest and most famous mount in the Middle East, that is at the heart of Persian mythology on of our trekking adventures. It starts out with a day to explore and destress in Tehran and then it’s off to hit the international slopes of Dizin and Shemshak Ski Resort and Complex.
  • Enjoy staying in the Caravansary style at our Matinabad eco-resort and organic farm in the central desert of Iran, the first and only desert eco-camp in Iran. Here you will experience unforgettable adventures up close with the locals and the desert nature. Baking traditional bread or cooking with the local women, harvesting in organic farms, walking, camel riding, biking through landscapes of sand dunes, short safari trips and star gazing.
  • Visit the tombs of the most influential figures of Persian science, poetry, and wisdom: Saadi, Hafez, Omar Khayyam, Avicenna, Ferdowsi (Rumi is not buried in Iran). These tombs are considered holy places for Iranians, and are also important architectural and artistic sites.
  • Get lost in the beauty of the North of Iran – the Hyrcanian forests, extending 850 km along the northern slope of the Alborz Mountains, located on the southern coast of the Caspian Sea. These ancient broad-leaved forests date back to 25 to 50 million years ago and have survived from the last ice age on Earth.

Enquire about some of our most popular tours below:

  • Iran Heritage Tour – a tour visiting many of Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • 14-day Best of Iran Tour – The Pearls of the Iranian Desert
  • Trekking Mt. Damavand – discovering snow, sand and classical Iran
  • Iranian Food Tour
  • Iran West to North Tour
  • Persian Silk Road Tour
  • Iran Nomads Tour – en route with the Persian Bakhtiar