Amin offers magic of Iran to overseas visitors


Amin Tour and Travel Agency brings Iran closer to overseas visitors with its varied range of attractive packages in the country.

The company is a full-service, integrated travel organisation specialising in the handling of individual and group travel in Iran.

It says it offers the full range of services from competitive accommodation options throughout Iran and ground and air transportation to sight-seeing tours, multi-lingual tour guides and visa processing.

Amin Tours also offers meet and assist services at the airport.

Although its primary focus is on inbound travel into Iran, the company says it also arranges charter packages from the country to destinations like Cyprus and Turkey.

Tour manager Farhad Taherpour said the company was also looking at expanding its outbound services and was targeting markets such as Middle East, Scandinavia and southeast Asia for this. The company's website says Iran has been witnessing an "exponential growth in the number of tourists" in the past few years.

It says Iran offers visitors a treasure trove of historic and cultural attractions and the company's tours taps into this rich heritage.

The tours, ranging for seven days to 21 days, take in such historic and religious cities as Qom, Shiraz, Isfahan besides the capital Tehran and are available at attractive rates starting at about $700.

Iran also offers an unmatched geographical diversity in a country of its size providing visitors a chance to go skiing in an Alpine atmosphere and have a swim and waterski in the semi-tropical waters in the south.

Amin Tours also offers packages catering to special interest groups such as divers, skiers, climbers and nature tourists.

As one of the world's major carpet weaving centre, Amin Tours also provides a glimpse into this fascinating industry through its packages.