Perhaps no country has been vilified in western media as much as Iran. This is not the country you have heard about on the news.
For many decades, Iran has been a closed book waiting to be read by the outside world.
Epic Backpacker Tours is beyond excited to embark on this adventure with you deep into the enchanted and deeply complex land of Persia, show you the classic highlights, and also give you a glimpse of what everyday life is all about in modern Iranian society in its bustling cities, small villages, and nomadic camps of the Zagros mountains.
From the mouth-watering food and absurdly welcoming people to the history of the ancient Persian Empire and rugged mountain and desert landscapes — Iran has a little bit of everything and you are going to experience it first hand.
Be prepared to have all of the pre-conceptions you thought you had about this country shattered as you peek behind the curtain to discover the powerful story that is Iran.
March and April – September and October
Springtime brings cooler temperatures, spring flowers, and of course… Persian New Year! September and October tours tend to be warmer, but the weather is generally clear and perfect for trekking in the mountains.
Despite many misconceptions, Iran is actually one of the safest and most stable countries in the region. Our experienced staff are always briefed on the security situation in any given region before we visit.