People & the cultural customs of Mazandaran
The Locals of Mazandaran speak Persian and Mazani languages. The Mazani Language has a close connection with Gilaki Language (spoken in Gilan, the neighboring provicne). These two languages are Caspian Languages that have similar vocabularies. As for the customs and traditions of this province, different villages and cities hold special ceremonies and festivals. These ceremonies range from national ceremonies such as Nowruz (New Year) to ritualistic harvesting of different farm products. Also, the Mazandarani Dance, known as Selma, is one of the famous cultural dances in Iran.
What is the best time to travel to Mazandaran?
As a coastal province, Mazandaran enjoys Mediterranean weather. That said, the best time to visit this province is during spring. Accordingly, from April to June is when the weather is moderate. You can also travel to Mazandaran during autumn. That is the season to explore the Hyrcanian forests. During autumn and, especially, in October and November the rainy days persist over Mazandaran.
Keep in mind that the weather gets humid during summer. Accordingly, from the end of June till mid-September, the weather is humid. Notably, from the end of November to the beginning of March, cold winter weather persists.
What is the best way to get to Mazandaran?
You can book international and Domestic flights to Sari International Airport (Dasht e Naz). Also, you may find direct domestic flights to other airports in the Province such as Nowshahr and Ramsar Airports. However, the best way to get to Mazandaran is by car. The roads to and along this province are among some of the world’s most famous and heavenly roads. In this way, you get to enjoy the unique nature of northern Iran. Also, you can book train and intercity bus tickets from Tehran and other major cities in Iran to Mazandaran. If you need a private guide, driver or simply if you need to book domestic flights, trains, or intercity buses, you can get the best deals through Travelopersia