Cultural in Niasar & Qamsar

Rose Festival

In late Spring (May to early June), the annual harvest of rose petals attracts visitors from across Iran to the villages of Qamsar, Joushqan Kamou, Barzak and Niasar. This horticultural pilgrimage amounts to a...

Cultural in Chelgerd

Valley of Flowers

During late May, visitors from all over the region travel to the Valley of Roses to admire the crown imperials – a red bell-shaped fritillary also known as an 'upside down tulip' – that unfolds like an umbrella.