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>Iran uses three official calendar systems: the Iranian calendar as the main date, the lunar Islamic calendar for religious events, and the Gregorian calendar for international events (like May Day). The surfeit of public holidays has been a subject of concern for almost 30 years. A substantial number of unofficial holidays are added each year to the national holidays which further aggravate the situation.

 

 

 

Solar Holidays

Date

English Name

Local Name

Remarks

Farvardin 1

Nowrooz

عید نوروز

Also known as "Nowruz"

Farvardin 2

Nowrooz

عید نوروز

 

Farvardin 3

Nowrooz

عید نوروز

 

Farvardin 4

Nowrooz

عید نوروز

 

Farvardin 12

Islamic Republic Day

روز جمهوری اسلامی

 

Farvardin 13

Nature Day

روز طبیعت

also known as Sizde-Bedar (سیزده‌بدر)

Khordad 14

Khomeini's death

رحلت امام خمینی

 

Khordad 15

Revolt of Khordad 15

قیام ۱۵ خرداد

 

Bahman 22

Victory of the Revolution

پیروزی انقلاب

 

Esfand 29

Nationalization of Oil Industry

ملی شدن صنعت نفت

 

Lunar Holidays

Date

English Name

Local Name

Remarks

Muharram 9

Tasu'a of Imam Hussain

تاسوعا

 

Muharram 10

Ashura of Imam Hussain

عاشورا

 

Safar 20

Arba'een of Imam Hussain

اربعین

 

Safar 28

Demise of prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam Hassan (Mujtaba)

وفات حضرت محمد و شهادت امام حسن مجتبی

 

Safar 29

Martyrdom of Imam Reza

شهادت امام رضا

 

Rabi'-ul-Awwal 17

Birth of Muhammad and Imam Jafar

ولادت حضرت محمد و امام جعفر صادق

 

Jamaad-ath-Thaanee 3

Martyrdom of Fatima

شهادت حضرت فاطمه

 

Rajab 13

Birth of Imam Ali

ولادت حضرت علی

 

Rajab 27

Mission of Muhammad

بعثت حضرت محمد

 

Sha'aban 15

Birth of Imam Mahdi

ولادت حضرت مهدی

 

Ramadhan 21

Martyrdom of Imam Ali

شهادت حضرت علی

 

Shawwal 1

Eid ul-Fitr (End of Ramadhan)

عید فطر

 

Shawwal 25

Martyrdom of Imam Jafar

شهادت امام جعفر صادق

 

Dh-ul-Hajja 10

Eid ul-Adha (Ghurban)

عید قربان

 

Dh-ul-Hajja 18

Eid al-Ghadeer

عید غدیر

 

Flexible Iran Tour Options & Extenstions

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  • Qeshm is the largest island in the Persian Gulf, with rocky coastlines that protects a mountainous and often beautiful interior. The coast is dotted with small villages and towns.
       

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  • Iran’s religious sites don’t just appeal to the followers of Shiite Islam; the mixture of art, architecture and culture attracts visitors from all walks of life. Adding a visit to these holy shrines to your current itinerary familiarizes you with a more traditional and religious way of Iranian life and the post Islamic architecture will simply take your breath away. These tours can be arranged for the following cities

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