4 calendars used in Iran | Let's Go Iran
4 1 1 1 1 1 Rating 4.00

It is really interesting for you to know that Iranian use 4 calendars to find a date. As there are many occasions and events in Iran and because Iran is a multi cultural country, people have to check the events with different calendars.

Persian New Year is shown in our own solar calendar. It is based on earth's rotation and is the most exact calendar in the world.

Ancient Calendar is another one which was made many many years ago and our ancestors used to use it. Although it has changed a lot, people refer to it when they want to see the original name of the months or some old celebration.

We also follow a lunar calendar which is made by Arabs. As we are Muslims, we should follow it for our religious events like Ramadan, Martyrdom of our religious Leaders and Prophet.

Iranian use the Christian calendar as well. For some interesting events like Valentine's day and Christmas they have a look at their Christian calendar too.

That is why you see at least 3 numbers for each date in our calendar. For example, our calendar shows 1st Farvardi, 21st March, 3rd Rajab. The first one is from solar, the second from Christian and the last is from lunar one. The Ancient one is also the same as 1st Farvardin.


As Iran is full of cultural attractions and events and because we are aware you are eager to get involved with our culture, let's see which Iranian is waiting for you and what cultural attraction you are going to experience.  

 
 

Homestay tours in Iran Creative Tourism in Iran

Iran ski tours Travel to Iran with Kids

 
  • Tehran > Shiraz > Esfahan > AbyanehAncient Iran Vacation Map

    8 Days

    Visiting the amazing Abyaneh village beside the normal touristy route, experiencing rural life and its simplicity the best way possible

    More Details
  • Tehran > Abyaneh > Isfahan > Yazd > Kerman > Shiraz > Yasuj > Ahvaz > Susa > Kermanshah > Hamedan > Zanjan > Tabriz > Orumiyeh > Sarien > Anzali > Masuleh > Qazvin

    36 Days

    A Complete tour of Iran covering all the major cities and attractions to get a full understanding of all aspects of the country.

    More Details
  • Tehran > Kashan > Isfahan > Shiraz > Firoozabad > Shiraz > Tehran

    8 Days

    In this itinerary you would be able to experience real Iran first hand. Enjoying local activities, staying in local homes and attending local gatherings.

    More Details
  • 21 Days

    Some of the main reasons that Iranian carpets are more popular than the carpets of the other countries are their richness of color, variety of impressive artistic patterns, and quality of design. 

    More Details
  •  Tehran > Shiraz Abarkooh > Yazd Esfahan > Abyaneh > Kashan Fabulous Iran Tours Route Map

    12 Days 

    In this affordable tour enjoy rural life besides taking a journey through the history of Iran that includes major UNESCO world heritage sites.

     

    More Details
  • Kish >  plane > Shiraz > car > Isfahan

    7 Days

    Kish is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in Iran, and this beautiful island has plenty of attractions for travel and tourism to enjoy. Specially, for the new brides and grooms, the honeymoon tour of Kish Island would be a fantastic choice. Romantic kish island where the time stands still, in a good way ;)

    More Details
load more hold SHIFT key to load all load all

Testimonials

  • ََWe really loved the sights your country has to offer and were absolutely amazed at the openness of the people More Details
  • We plans to visit your country again in the future so we may correspond again More Details
  • Parissa, you were so fantastic and helpful More Details
  • Our itinerary, Perfect. We did exactly what we wanted and spent what we thought was the perfect amount of time in each location
    Our itinerary, Perfect. We did exactly what we wanted and spent what we thought was the perfect amount of time in each location More Details
  • The journey in Iran was beautiful, a wonderful experience. More Details
  • Your prompt reply to me is a true sign of professionalism and greatly appreciated by me
    Your prompt reply to me is a true sign of professionalism and greatly appreciated by me More Details
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5