About Afshar

Afshar Jowkar

Hi, My name is Afshar, and the founder of VisitGhalat,And ,My goal with creating this website is to attract travelers from all around the world with any kind of travel style. We want to create more jobs and benefit local people along with ourselves and teach local people about the great value of a sustainable tourism.
I was born and raised in Ghalat village and living here with my wife Sahar, a beautiful old village near Shiraz, Iran. There is a lot to see here that I would like to show you, I’ll write about the sights of my hometown in this weblog.
I have studied computer engineering and have been working as a tour guide since 2014 and still love my job.
I’m really interested in mountaineering and music and reading book and wachting movies and my favoirite movie still is : Into the wild┬á and I am still using Winamp Software on my computer to play music ­čśÇ
you can follow my playlist on Soundlocud via This link .this is combination of Iraninan and foreign songs.

Dont hesitate to contact me if you need any help and have any Question in Iran not only in Ghalat.

here is more info about myself:

  • full name: Afshar Jowkar
  • Date of Birth: 1986
  • Married┬á
  • Education:┬á computer Engineer(software) , Shiraz Azad university
  • PostalBox: 7194113111
  • address: no5-second valley-Ghalat old village-Shiraz,fars ,Iran
    Phone: +989397992428
    Email: Afshar.j[at]gmail.com

*    Persian: Native/Expert
    (Dialects: Qalatian, Lori, Shirazi)
*    English: Good

Activities & Experiences
– Official Tour Guide” for Fars Province, Licenced from Fars Cultural Heritage and Tourism Org
– More than 20 years activities in ecotourism include mountain climbing and trekking guide (especially in Zagros surrounding mountains and Alborz chain Mountian ), and taking groups to many wonderful and nature-attractive regions of Iran

– Official member of Iranian Associations of Tourism

Iranian tourist guide card

our page in TripAdvisor: Qalat Village

I am also in this Travel book:
DuMont Reise-Handbuch Reisef├╝hrer Iran: mit Extra-Reisekarte (German)

DuMont Reise-Handbuch Reisef├╝hrer Iran