Joint Tour of Iranian and Iraqi Kurdestan
We take a flight from Tehran to Kermanshah. First we go to Moaven Al-Molk Tekiye and enjoy visiting a building from the Qajar period with its amazing tiles and painting. Then we go to the covered market and taste a variety of different products such as local sweets that have a baking workshop there. We visit the Shafi'i Mosque, which is full of beauty and is one of the most important architectural projects in the past, which over time has become one of the architectural and religious masterpieces. And finally, we go to the Bostan arch, a work from the Sassanid era. The existence of a lake in the space of this historical place also doubles its beauty and multiplies the pleasure of visiting.
Visiting the Anahita Temple and touring arounds, then we go to Darband Sahneh, where we can see the Sahneh Tomb, which the locals call Shirin and Farhad Tomb. We walk along the river and enjoy the beauty of this promenade. Let's go and have lunch there. Then we go to a tambourine and daf workshop and talk to the masters. We go to Biston, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and we visit it. The presence of a beautiful mirage next to this collection doubles its beauty. Finally, we return to Kermanshah and have dinner with a Kermanshah family.
Moving to Paveh and along the way you can enjoy eating the best traditional ice cream (Kani Sharif ice cream). We will visit Quri Qale Cave, the largest water cave in Asia, and lunch will be served in one of the restaurants there. We go to the stepped village of Hajij. In Hajij village we can see Bell waterfall and then we return to Darian village. There is dam near Dariyan , where you can boat in the lake. You can also walk in the village and visit the construction workshops such as Setar and Tanbur. we will stay in one of the eco-lodges at night.
Moving towards Oraman Takht village and along the way we visit Novin, Selin and Belbar villages, walk in the village and get more acquainted with the customs and clothing of the villagers and visit Pirshalyar tomb (Pirshalyar ceremony every year in The last Thursday before 15 Bahman will be held for 3 days). We have lunch in this beautiful village and enjoy the beautiful nature and being with the kind and hospitable people of this area. Moving to Marivan to visit Zarivar Lake and its recreational area. we spend the night in this beautiful city.
It is one of the most beautiful villages in the Oramanat region of Kurdistan, which is a combination of mountains, forests and lakes. This village is located 174 km from Sanandaj and is about 10 km away from Oraman Takht. Selin is the hottest spot in Kurdistan province, next to Sirvan River and Dariyan Dam, where has a very beautiful view.
Bolbar is one of the most beautiful villages in the Oramanat region of Kurdistan, which has a stepped structure. This village is very old and its name is derived from the Greek word Boll which means God of water. The reason for choosing this name is the existence of two water springs that facing each other.
Novin village is located in Horaman region of Kurdistan province, south of Kosalan Mountains, next to Sirvan River and in the neighborhood of Selin village. The village is located in the middle of a valley surrounded by lush oak orchards and forests. It has warm and mild summers and cold winters in many years.
We leave Marivan towards Sulaimaniyah and cross the Bashmaq border. We have lunch in one of the restaurants in Sulaimaniyah. After a short rest, we visit the Grand Mosque and the Kurdish Heritage Museum. We can also see Sarchenar Park in the evening or at night.
We will go to the Solaymaniye Museum and then visit the Amnasorka Museum. We will have a tour of the city and visit the Rumi Bazaar and Street. If possible, we will have a music program at night.
We leave Sulaymaniyah toward Qazqapan quadrangular stepped structure and visit this historical monument. Along the way we can visit Sartka Castle and then go to Dukan promenade for a few hours. We move to Erbil and have lunch in Arbil. After a short rest we will go to Gheysariye Bazaar and take a tour of the city streets.
We will visit the citadel of Arbil and its textile museum. We also see the Mozaffariyeh minaret and after that we will go to Jalil Khayat Mosque and visit this magnificent and colorful mosque. The next destination is the Syrian Heritage Museum. We go to Abdul Rahman Sami Park and walk in the streets of Arbil.
From Arbil, we will go to Shaqlaveh, the bride of Kurdistan, and along the way we will visit Khanzad Castle and Bukhal waterfall. We will go to the border of Iran and we will enter Iran from Tamrchin border of Piranshahr and go to the city of Sardasht, and enjoy the beautiful nature along the way. We will stay in Sardasht at night.
In the morning we visit a city that was attacked by chemical bombardment in the war between Iran and Iraq. Then we go to Shalmash waterfall and visit its beautiful nature. Then we continue our way to Baneh. On the way we pass thorough Najneh village with its eye-catching nature and have lunch there. We will have a tour in Baneh city and then we will visit Baneh dam on Saqez route. We Stay night in Saqez
After breakfast, we will visit Haj Saleh Bath and have a tour of the city. Then we will move to Bukan, go to the tomb of Hassan Zirak and enjoy listening to Kurdish folk music program. We move to Maragheh and visit Maragheh Observatory.
We go to the Ilkhani Specialized Museum. In this museum, we can see pottery, coins, books and bronze utensils. Next, we go to the dome of Ghaffariyeh, which is a square and brick dome related to the Ilkahni period. We visit the Mamdour Tower and the Red Dome. If there is a possibility, we will also visit Mehr Varjavi Temple. Finally, we will take a Night train to Tehran and leave the country.