Tourists planning to travel to Iran in April shall find the country in one of its best seasons. The peak travel season coinciding with the Iranian New Year ( Nowrouz ) has just passed in March and tourists will encounter less crowded lines and sites in all cities. Hotel rates also naturally dip a little as the huge wave of Persian New Year booking are now mostly over. One of the best reasons to visit Iran in April is the weather. The spring season is in full bloom and in most parts of the country, travelers will enjoy mild weather with a touch or rain and green scenery.
Top Tips on traveling to Iran in April :
As mentioned, the weather in April is perfect for travelling to Iran. Most of the country is in the midst of spring and lovely green surroundings can be seen all around. Major cities such as Tehran, Shiraz and Isfahan have a great mild weather in April and soft rain creates an enchanting atmosphere in these cities. All around Shiraz the lovely scent of orange blossoms can be felt and the Persian traditional gardens are as green as ever. The average temperature in the central cities is around 19 – 22 C. The northern cities of Iran featuring acres of lush green landscapes are very picturesque in April and the weather is amazing, the average temperature is around 15 – 19 C and the evenings can sometimes have a pleasant chill so we encourage carrying a light jacket. The Southern cities of Iran are less humid and have temperatures of around 28 – 33, so excursions in these cities are much better to cope in April than the next 2 – 4 months. Just to remind again we suggest carrying some light jacket or pullover in case of a mild chill in the evenings especially if you are sensitive to cold weather.
A famous Iranian festival held in April is the “Golabgiri festival” which is held every year in the cities of Kashan and Ghamsar. This event features the process of extracting rose water from blossoms, an event that many local and international tourists partake in each year. The rose water has various medical benefits and is also widely used in cooking food and sweets in Iran. If interested please read our article “ What to Drink When In Iran? “ to get more information about this festival and the special rose water infused tea and drinks.
April is a perfect time to travel to Iran and if you are planning to travel in April, Iran is great choice.