Iran tour essentials in March
The month of March is when winter melts down, it's time to cheer and celebrate in Iran to mark the return of the beautiful spring season. Iranians love this month and everything goes active and alive. People of Iran get ready for the Nowruz on March 20 or 21 and prepare for their long-waited family-trips. The whole natures of Iran become amazingly breathtaking! Some traditional feasts are held on the days before Nowruz that are so interesting to experience.
Iran what to wear in March
Take a warm jacket for nights in central cities if you are cold-sensitive. You will also need a coat for cold nights of western and northern cities on March.
Don’t forget your camera for capturing green landscapes of Iran during spring.
Iran tour recommendation in March
Tehran-Hamedan, Shiraz, Isfahan, Mashhad, Chabahar
If you want to experience cold but beautiful cities of west like Tabriz, Hamedan and Kurdistan you need to pack your warm clothes and shoes. In central and southern cities light coats and jackets are sufficient, especially on the last days of March. Visit Shiraz, Isfahan, Mashahd and Tehran and enjoy the vibrant pre-holidays atmosphere. Visit Persian Gulf harbors and enjoy their temperate weather before it gets warm there. Visit Oceanic harbor of Chabahar.
Iran must do and see in March
The most important and famous feast of Iran is Nowruz. It is the Iranian New Year ceremony which has been celebrated for 3000 years in Balkans, black sea basins, central Asia and western Asia. Nowruz, this symbolic ritual, has been celebrated in honor of the spring getting started and revival of the nature in the north hemisphere of the earth, on first day of Farvardin (march20). Nowruz starts with setting up and gathering around a table named “haft sin” which includes seven items starting with “S”, which are the symbols of health, happiness and other things such as:
- Sabze (lentil sprouts that plant in a dish)
- Samanu (a kind of sweet, made from wheat)
- Senjed (a little red and dries fruit)
- Seer (garlic)
- Seeb (apple)
- Somaq (sumac berries)
- Serke (vinegar)
Although roads and tourism attractions are very crowded and most of hotel rooms are booked during March, but interesting customs related to Nowruz make it worthy to be visited once in your life time.