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One-Hour Buggy Adventure from Reykjavik
"This guided tour is a unique way to enjoy Icelandic nature yet starting off only 20 minutes from downtown Reykjavík. Strap into a two-seat Buggy with your partner and prepare to overcome obstacles in the rugged landscape by the slopes of Mt Esja climbing hills running through river beds and more. This is an especially designed tour for you who crave bumpy dusty dirty driving thrills. No extra charge for dust
From EUR160.00
 
Day Trip to the Golden Circle plus 1-hour Buggy Tour from Reykjavik
"The Golden circle is one of the most popular sights in Iceland and well worth visiting. it is a fully guided tour in a minivan or similar. On the way to the golden circle we will stop for the action part of the day. A 1-hour Buggy ride where you have an action not to be missed. We climb up to the highland roads with rough terrain and rocky roads. You might see Langjökull glacier Mt Bláfell Hagavatn glacier lagoon and more. The sights on this tour are Þingvellir national park where the foundation of the Icelandic parliament began in 847 AD. It is a site of geological wonders as well. It lies in a rift valley that mark the crest of the M5cm every year. Þinvellir is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The mighty Geysir is a dormant hot spring but Strokkur erupts about every 4-8 minutes sprouting the hot water 15 to 20 meters high and sometimes up to 40 meters. Gullfoss or the “Golden f the crevice is obscured from view so that it appears that a mighty river simply vanishes into the earth.It is essential to present a valid drivers license to drive the Buggy."
From EUR281.00
 
Evening Desert Safari
"Depart in the afternoon from your hotel for a thrilling desert drive over the golden sand dunes deep into the heart of the desert. A fabulous view of the sun setting over the desert dunes are some of the memories you will cherish from the desert drive. Arrive at the desert camp where a traditional Arabian welcome awaits each of you. Enjoy the true Arabian ambiance at this typical Bedouin campsite with traditional Arabian carpets low tables and cushions for comfortable seating. At the desert camp experience the camel ride
From $75.00

Most Viewed Shopping in Iran

Golden spice

Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world and Iran produces 90% of the world's supply. Why is it so expensive? It is the stamen of the autumn crocus, each flower produces 3 stamens, and it...
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TheWanderingCamel
Apr 04, 2011

Souvenirs

Best shopping in Iran is in Esfahan and Shiraz if we talk about souvenirs.You can negotiate about each piece you want to purchase.Carpets and kilims are extraordinary and even if you think it's...
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rsudic
Aug 23, 2008

Lavashak

I developed a serious liking for this Iranian fruit snack, and sampled many flavours and types during my trip.Lavashak is made by cooking, then pulping fruit - either just one type or as a mix of...
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suvanki
Jun 21, 2008

Wonderous Iranian Carpet

From my rather scant knowledge, learned from Japanese "Chikyu no Arukikata" Guidebook, visiting a number of Persian Carpet shops in Japan, as well as chatting with salespersons here in Iran: Wool from...
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RoseAmano
Aug 21, 2005

Detail of Iranian Embedded Inlay "Hahtam Khali"

A typical design is produced by bundling long triangular rods about 10-15cm length, and 1-2mm width. Each rod comprises for example wood, camel bone, brass, shell, etc. Results of this bundle becomes...
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RoseAmano
Aug 21, 2005

Found in all the bazaars

For really jewel-quality work which is much harder to find, precious metals or ivory may be used, though it's known that importing ivory is forbidden by Washington Convention, so be careful when...
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RoseAmano
Aug 20, 2005
 
 
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Found in all the bazaars

I have to admit I fell for the temptation of "cuteness". I first noticed one being used by the attendant at our hotel's internet cafe, and afterward noticed them everywhere in the bazaars.Excellent...
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RoseAmano
Aug 20, 2005

Iranian Books and Music

Classical Persian Literature, such as Shirazian Sufi Master Hafiz (1320-1389), and Rubiyat of Omar Khayyam (1048-1123)As for typical Persian Music, we asked for recommendations, and purchased two...
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RoseAmano
Aug 20, 2005

In Bazaars, Hotel Shops, Shopping Centres througho

These carpets were purchased in various shops in Esfahan. Recommended particularly; two shops within Abbasi Hotel as well as some shops across the street from the hotel, as the best quality are...
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RoseAmano
Aug 20, 2005

Found in all the bazaars

These stunning designs are found as vases, tea sets, plates, hanging wall plates, etc. In the bazaars, you may find an artisan making a work in progress, and can purchase his/her completed pieces.The...
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RoseAmano
Aug 20, 2005

Easily Found in the Bazaars

Garam Khal is made by a woodblock print upon cotton material with natural material ink (the synthetic inks should be accordingly cheaper), such as traditionally red, beige and mustard colour, also...
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RoseAmano
Aug 20, 2005

Gaz - Sweets

Here is the type of sweets which is good for distributing as presents or for your family, friends and colleagues, as it is the only sweets I found which were individually wrapped.The white Gaz is a...
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RoseAmano
Aug 20, 2005

Actually quite hard to find in Iran...

...but perhaps easier to find in restaurants along Caspian Sea???It seems that Sturgeon Caviar is not classified as "Iranian Cuisine", and that the Industry is designed mainly for export.As far as we...
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RoseAmano
Aug 20, 2005

Saffron!

I love Saffron. In rice, and in Indian Desserts. My cupboard smells lovely, just by storing the unopened tins. Well, as TheWanderingCamel has already made an excellent commentary about Iran's Saffron,...
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RoseAmano
Aug 20, 2005

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Khalvat-e KarimKhani

Dating back to 1759, this building was a part of the interior residence of Karim Khan of Zand. Its basic structure is similar to the Marble Throne. Like the latter, it is a terrace. There is a small...
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Aramgah-e Sa'adi - Tomb of Sa'adi

Abu Mohammad Sharaf-o-ddin Moslehebne Abdollah known of Sa'di of Shiraz he renowned Iranian poem , was born in 606 A.H in an "all theologist Clan". He grew up in Shiraz , and founded the literary...
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Vank Cathedral

This cathedral was built betwen 1648 and 1655. This is the heart of the armenian comunity in Iran. Scia Abbas moved the entire christian comunity from the city of Jolfa to this area which he renamed...
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Saryazd citadel

Saryazd citadel is an ancient citadel near yazd belonging to Sassanid era(3th to 7th century), and was used to protect grains and valuables. It has a moat round it. The citadel is good preserved and...
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Stony castle of Bash Ghurtaran

Stony castle of Bash Ghurtaran is located at distance of 1.5 km in south side of Bash Ghurtaran village in Shirin Su section which is one of Kabodar Ahang's functions. From top of this castle you can...
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Shrine of Hilal ibn Ali

The Shrine of Hilal ibn Ali (also known as Imam zadeh Mohammad Al Awsat) is a mausoleum in Aran va Bidgol (a village located about 15 kilometers north west of the city of Kashan) Situated in Mid North...
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"Islamic Republic of Iran"
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"Kish Island"
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