“I did not get to see and hear stories of women so much on my trip to Iran as I was with a mixed group. Most Iranian women are not comfortable to express themselves and talk about their stories in the presence of strange men.”
You might have heard many things about women’s lives in Iran on the media. However, have you ever wondered what their stories are beyond the cliché image? How far off is that image from the mainstream portrayal of them?Women travel tours create an opportunity for you to take part in women-centered activities. You’ll be alongside knowledgeable women guides. You’ll also meet like-minded female travelers while also forming deeper connections with Iranian women.
Imagine yourself in an Iranian home! You are accompanying a local woman in cooking an authentic Persian dish. She has learned the recipe from her grandmother and not just a cooking book. You’ll be spending time in an Iranian-style house. Plus, you’ll be tasting homemade food. You’ll also get to learn about women’s daily routine, which could give you a fresh perspective on women’s lives in Iran.
Iran women’s expedition takes female travelers through the travel attractions of Iran. It also takes them behind closed doors of places mixed groups cannot explore. These will be places such as beauty salon, women-only park, and in-home dinner. Thus, women-only tours can make traveling to Iran more immersive.
One important concern about solo traveling to Iran is safety. Iran is one of the safest countries in the Middle East. It’s safe for women too. However, it always helps to travel alongside experienced female guides who have a similar perspective. They can ensure to make safety the number one priority during your trip.
“Explore Iran through Iranian women’s eyes,” you’ll make many life-long female friends along the way!
Iran isn’t a segregated society. Yet, due to some rules, visiting some places in Iran isn’t possible for mixed groups. Thus, traveling to Iran with Iran women-only tours allows you to pass these barriers. For instance, Iranian women are into fashion. You’ll be surprised when you walk into Iran’s beauty salons. As you’ll see different fashion trends and hear more intimate stories of these women.
Diving Deeper into Local Culture
In women travel tours, you will be visiting attractive sites. Also, you can explore the unheard stories, traditions, challenges, foods, and day to day lives of other women. Immersing and communicating with local women is possible because of being a part of a women group.
Iran is the house of many different ethnic groups with different traditions, food, and life. To see the difference in how traditional rural women live compared to modern women living in the cities is quite eye-opening. Their dresses, daily activities, or even daily responsibilities, are different. Women travel tours will put you right at the heart of experiencing both these lifestyles and hearing their stories.
A knowledgeable female guide will be with you along the way. These tours create equal job opportunities for the male-dominated tour industry. They could empower female guides in their careers. Also, the guide can be a bridge between you and other women. So, they could help you with communication and specific social norms of each region. Moreover, she can be with travelers everywhere (in women-only places where men can’t be).
Why Iran Women-Only Tours?
A New Way of Travelling Middle East
Women only tours are an increasing trend. They make your experience of traveling to a more conservative country like Iran unique. It also empowers female travelers to open themselves up to new opportunities. Women travel tours are an excellent option for ladies who want to step out of their comfort zone in a safe environment and build confidence.
What you know of women’s lives in other parts of the world can expand your vision for change towards more gender equality. Such an expansive worldview can be built when we see how other women live, deal with different challenges, and enjoy their lives in the world.
Traveling with Like-Minded People
Women only tours are increasing trends as they make your experience of traveling to a more conservative country like Iran extremely unique. It also empowers female travelers to open themselves up to new opportunities. Women travel tours are an excellent option for ladies who want to step out of their comfort zone in a safe environment and build confidence.
What Makes Our Iran Women-Only Tours Unique?
Diversity in Guides: We have a diverse range of guides with different specialties and characters. We want to make sure your guide fits your travel style and needs. Your travel experience is important to us. So, your guide is chosen based on your priorities to make these the best Iran women only tours you could experience.
Essentials Plus More: Iran women’s expedition offers Iran popular historical and cultural sites with a new point of view. Not only you won’t miss essential attraction sites which other tourists see in usual cultural tours, but you also get to experience other women-only places like parks, beauty salons, or house dinner.
Flexiblity is Key: Iran women-only tours are flexible according to your travel style. In other words, we design the basics of the trip, such as the usual hassles like transportation or planning. Other parts are based on your interests and priorities. Excellent women vacation isn’t possible without a flexible itinerary.
Best Women Only Activities
Live like a rural woman: in rural areas, women do many activities. It can range from agriculture to keeping children, from weaving carpet to making fresh bread. Even in nomadic tribes, they ride the horses. Therefore, exploring Iranian rural areas with Iran women-only tours helps you to see these activities. Plus, you get to participate in them with local women.
Women-only park: Spots where you alongside local women can enjoy the sunshine without Hijab. Several parks in Iran are exclusively for women. These parks are the places women can exercise or picnic without Hijab.
Relaxing in a Yoga class: Another women-only activity can be heading to a Yoga class. Gyms and pools are segregated in Iran. Therefore, you can join a Yoga class with local teachers and relax during your trip.
Becoming a chef: In Iranian houses, beside Iranian women’s stories, you can discover Persian food. You can see how they make delicious dishes like Ghormeh sabzi or Kebab. Plus, you’ll have the chance to learn from your host how to make these dishes for your friends when you go back.
We had a really wonderful experience exploring the Persian gulf with Mohammad. It was our second time in Iran, first time we traveled organised but it didn’t feel fixed at all. The tour was tailored to our specific interests, flexible but still very well organised.
From Australia |
Caring people able to provide truly insightful experiences
While travelling independently in Iran a couple of years ago, my husband and I were fortunate to meet Mohammad G and Navid as part of a minitour we took into the Zagros mountains. It was the early days of their tourism operations but it was quickly evident that their interpersonal skills with local people and...
From Greece |
Iran of art,culture & multicolor land
the best way to travel to Iran.We stayed in Tehran for one night then we climbed upto Damavand everything was organized shelter,food,wifi with the best mountains guide!after that we travel from tehran to Isfahan,Abyaneh,Persepolis,Shiraz we had our van to travel through the country.Tour guide always was explained every question we had.It was an amazing trip!!!!People...
From Portugal |
Best way to visit Iran
Traveling to Iran was an enriching journey through the deeply cultural cities of Tehran, Shiraz, Yazd and Isfahan, not to mention the hidden beauties and scenic trekking routes of the mountains. Thank you all for an unforgettable experience perfectly tailored to my preferences! As a woman traveling alone I felt deeply safe and welcomed. Highly...
From Germany |
Tochal & Damavand & Tehran in 6 days
I had little time and wanted to see Tehran and also climb Damavand. I was not really prepared for intense climbing so I went with the 6-day bundle. Saeid, our guide, was extremely professional and never let me give up from hitting the peak. Communication via email and WhatsApp worked well. The website was easy...
It’s about 20 years that Women only tours are formed. Women are looking for passing personal barriers these days, so it’s growing fast now.
Is traveling to Iran as a woman safe?
Yes. However, dangers are everywhere, even in your hometown. Iran is like any other place. We ensure your safety by making sure your needs are fulfilled by our guides who know the areas of your trip very well.
Is Iran safe to travel for solo female travelers?
Iran is completely safe. You might have heard many things about Iran on the media. However. Iranians are friendly. Hospitality and helping guests are Iranian values. Also, solo female travel in Iran is a new travel type that is trending very fast.
What is a women’s travel group?
Due to many reasons, some women prefer to travel without men. Therefore, in a woman travel tour, all travelers and guides are women. This travel type is excellent, especially for Iran, with unique cultural norms. Moreover, you’ll build new connections with local women and make new friends.
How do I plan my trip?
One of the most important advantages of taking tours is leaving the planning to companies. You can tell us your interests and priorities beforehand. Therefore, we’ll make an excellent itinerary based on your needs. Also, during your tour, you can speak with us to adjust the schedule according to your needs.
Would I miss visiting Iran’s top attractions in Iran women-only tours?
No, actually in Iran women-only tours you get to see more attractions than cultural tours. You don’t miss any of the famous places. Moreover, you’ll discover more things about women in Iran.
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