This purple plant has three dark red stigma which is planetd and harvested traditionally. It is an effective medicine for depression and memory. The best quality of Saffron is from Iran, specially Khorasan province in North East.
Farmers do Saffron harvest before sunrise, Since after sunrise it flourishes and the stigma will be damaged. Also the flower keeps its smell during the night and spread it during the day. This process takes a month and women separate stigma from flowers with hand. It is one of the reasons that saffron is an expensive crop.
Saffron harvesting tour:
Best time : October till Mid-November
Duration : 9 a.m to 5 p.m
Rate: Please call us
- Pick up and drop-off at your hotel
- English speaking tour guide
- A bottle of water per person.
Excluded services :
- Entrance fees.
- Travel insurance
We will heading to Saffron farm and enjoy helping farmers. Then eat local lunch with them, take some pics, visit their lifestyle and will come back to your hotel.