Long a gateway to the historic cities and dry mountains of eastern Azerbaijan from the low-lying, fecund Caspian
Just east of Lake Orumiyeh lies the historic city of Maraqeh , which was briefly the capital of Ilkhanid Iran.
Known as Rezayeh during the Pahlavi era, Orumiyeh (Urmia, Urumiyeh) is a logical stop en route to southeastern Turkey.
Maku makes an atmospheric overnight stop and a good base for hunting Armenian churches in the austere, lonely countryside
This little charmer of an island packs a big punch. What it lacks in size it more than makes up for in beauty and atmosphere.
This lovely island off the southern coast of Qeshm is surrounded by impressive soft-coral reefs that offer great diving
The largest island in the Persian Gulf, Qeshm is fringed with biologically diverse mangrove forests, attractive beaches
‘Bandar’, is the capital of Hormozgan province and home to Iran’s busiest port. Although Bandar isn’t blessed with many must-see sights.