Offered in English
Abyaneh is a village around 80km from Kashan, at the base of the spectacular Karkas mountains. With its distinctive red hues and benched construction of traditional mud-brick houses.
In this experience, we travel through time to visit an authentic, red village. Abyaneh is a 1500-year-old village that’s world-renowned for both its red-colored houses and the authenticity of its villagers.
The village’s most charming attractions include the famous Zoroastrians’ fire temple at its foothills, its congregational mosque, and its ancient castles.
Here, you will also have the chance to interact with the locals, who have never been touched by modernism and have managed to preserve the same culture, clothes, cuisine, and lifestyle for over a thousand years. These hospitable people will treat you warmly, while your guide helps you walk a day in their shoes and experience life as they do.
After having a local dish of your choice for lunch, we drive back to your hotel in Kashan.
- Comfortable shoes for walking
- Lunch and Personal expenses are not covered by this experience.
- Pick-up location: Your hotel
- The Jame’ Mosque
- Khaneqah (monastery)
- Shotor Khaneh (several caravanserais dedicated to camels)
- The water mills
- Harpark Pantheon temple