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 > Yazd > Isfahan > Kashan

    12 Days 

    The Persian Empire is the name given to a series of dynasties centered in modern-day Iran that spanned several centuries—from the sixth century B.C. to the twentieth century A.D.

    More Details
  • Tehran  >  plane > Shiraz > car > Yazd car > Isfahan 

     

    More Details
  • Traveling is one of the most important parts of people’s life. We, in any situation and at any age, should consider fun and peace of mind as a vital part of our life. Nowadays, Travelling is getting changed into a kind of lifestyle for the new generation of tourists. They would like to experience new things, involve more in educational, emotional, social people’s daily life. They prefer to go beyond the boundaries of visiting historical and natural monuments, and they would like to get a deeper understanding of the destination society.

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

    9 Days

    The must-see route in Iran, visiting most of the major historical sites accompanied by professional and knowledgeable guides. 

    More Details
  • Tehran > Shiraz > Persepolise > Yazd > Esfehan

    8 Days

    In the below, we have arranged an itinerary for those who really like to experience a varied and special trip to get involved more in the people’s daily life and their culture in our beautiful country Iran.

    More Details
  • Tehran  >  plane > Shiraz > car > Yazd car > Isfahan 

    8 Days

    One of the most fascinating activities in old age is travel. Grandmothers and grandfathers are keen to travel with their peers on the retirement days of their lives and enjoy.

    Retirement is when a person is relieved of stresses and worries about his or her job and is looking for an experience of relaxation to enjoy his or her time. Surely, traveling is one of the most popular and healthy activities for seniors.

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

Testimonials

  • I hope that many more Americans take advantage of the opportunity to see your wonderful country
    I hope that many more Americans take advantage of the opportunity to see your wonderful country More Details
  • I would like to say a thank you for organising such a perfect holiday in Iran More Details
  • Thank you for giving us a short but overflowing trip to Iran More Details
  • Thank you very much for letting us have a memorable stay with your nice family
    Thank you very much for letting us have a memorable stay with your nice family More Details
  • ََWe really loved the sights your country has to offer and were absolutely amazed at the openness of the people More Details
  • Of the 109 countries I have been blessed to visit Iran have moved to NUMBER 1 as one of my most special of all places
    Of the 109 countries I have been blessed to visit Iran have moved to NUMBER 1 as one of my most special of all places More Details
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5