Caravan of Mystics: Roots of Mysticism
May 24 - May 28$400
May 24-28, 2020 – IRAN (Tehran and Kermanshah only)
With Yarsan Sufi Order and Masters: Farima Berenji, Seyed Salman Hosseni, Mehrdad Maleki, and Seyed Vessal Hosseni.
Discover the roots of mysticism! This unique travel experience and opportunity focuses on the history, mysticism, art, music, and dance traditions of the Yarsan Sufi Order.
Retreat/Tour includes: In-depth studies of the origin/roots of mysticism and Sufism, ancient Iranic rituals, zikr, poetry, sema and semah, (Shams Sema, Rast Sema, Yarsan Sema), and Yarsan culture and music (Daf, Tanbour). Includes a visit to the tomb of Seyed Khalil, Baba Yadeghar, Temple of Mitra (Sun Goddess), Temple of Anahita (The Virgin Goddess of Creation), Sacred Mountains of the Saints, Yarsan village, and more.
We will be staying at the Sufi Houses, Dervish Homes, and Small villages. Tour will not include luxury Hotel accommodation. This is a Sufi/Dervish Caravan.
Registration required. Contact me for more info and registration.
- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- Daily refreshments and snacks (tea, coffee, and water are always at your disposal)
- Private transport
- Entrance fee of the monuments based on itinerary
- Workshops and lectures
Payment Does NOT Include
- Visa fees (based on your departure country)
- Personal transportation or taxi fees
- Personal expenses or extra stay
- Personal sightseeing
- Extra food and drink not included in the menu list
All U.S. and Canadian citizens must apply for visa at least 1.5 months before the start of the tour. All other nationalities, please contact your local embassy to see if a visa is required. For visa requirements please visit evisa.mfa.ir to apply.
Includes $11.90 transaction fee
Payment and Rules
$400 – Early-bird price prior April 15, 2020
$500 – After April 15, 2020