Iran, in the cradle of history
Iran Travel Information | Iran Country InformationOne of the most fascinating countries of the Middle East is Iran, a country with an ancient culture dating back to the heyday of the Persian Empire. Although the country is regularly negative in the news, most visitors come back with enthusiastic stories about the heartwarming encounters with the Iranian people, the beautiful cities and cultural treasures, the rugged mountain and desert landscapes. What few people know is that Iran also has a large nomadic population, one of the world's largest. Several nomadic tribes as the Bakhtiari and Gashai'i move around on the immense plains of Iran.