• Duration

    9 Days & 8 Nights

  • Start Date
    • 22/07/2018 (Completed) 
    • 10/09/2018 (Limited)
    • 13/10/2018 (Available) 
    • 13/11/2018 (Available)
  • Deadline

    10/09/2018

  • Tour Code

    # 17

  • Price
    • 1 PAX  1575 ‎€
    • 2  PAX 1030 ‎€
    • 3-5 PAX 950 ‎€
    • 6-8 PAX 740 ‎€
    • 9-11 PAX 665 ‎€
    • 12-14 PAX 610 ‎€
    • 15 PAX 580 ‎€

    Price Valid from 10/09/2018 until 03/05/2019

  • Group Size
    • Min 1 PAX
    • Max 15 PAX
  • Location

    Iran

  • Start

    Tehran– Iran

  • Finish

    Shiraz – Iran

  • Type

    Classic & Cultural

  • Physical Grading

    Standard

  • Best Time
    • Spring
    • Autumn
    • Winter

Discover Iran Tour

(Tehran, Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz)

Explore the magnificent cities of Iran with numerous historical monuments to visit. Start from modern capital of Iran, Tehran. Head south to Kashan, visit the outstanding houses of Borujerdis & Tabatabaei. Marvel at the works of Iranian masters in Isfahan such as Naqsh-e Jahan Square and Shah Mosque.  Walk on the magical dunes of Mesr Desert and experience the starry night. Wander around the historic city of Yazd with its unique Persian architecture. Step into Persepolis, the great ancient capital of Persia and visit the tomb of the Cyrus, the Great in Pasargadae. In the end, indulge yourself in city of gardens and poets, Shiraz.

Highlights

• Persepolis (UNESCO)
• Pasargadae (UNESCO)
• Historic City of Yazd (UNESCO)
• Amir Chakhmaq Complex, Congregational mosques
• Shah Mosque & Naqsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO)
• Mesr Desert
• Borujerdis House & Tabātabāei House
• Golestan Palace (UNESCO)
• Iran National Museum

Itinerary

1st Day
Tehran-Arrival
Arrival in Tehran International Airport; Meet and greet by your tour guide and transfer to the hotel. After a while rest, tour some of the magnificent museums in downtown Tehran, like National Museum of Iran and Abgineh (Glass and Ceramic) Museums. The national museum contains prestigious relics influential in shaping the world’s culture and civilization. Our next visit is the Golestan Palace, (the Rose Garden Palace) UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the oldest historic monuments belonging to a group of royal buildings in Tehran & Tehran traditional grand bazaar. O/N Tehran (Hotel)

Meals included: Breakfast

2nd Day
Tehran(IKIA)-Kashan
Kashan is a small town with a great and vibrant history. Its traditional houses, like invaluable gems, are bearing stories of known families of the city. Journey kashan, we spend hours to visit the highlights of this beautiful city and its breathtaking monuments including Fin garden, UNESCO World Heritage Site, the historical houses of Borujerdi and Tabatabayei, O/N Kashan (Traditional hotel)

Meals included: Breakfast

3rd Day
Kashan-Abyaneh-Isfahan
Journey Abyaneh, a village of great antiquity, which is like a living architectural and anthropological museum dating back to Safavid Era, the simplicity found in houses affords a picture of life in rural areas of Iran. Thereafter, Isfahan, Safavid shining capital, renowned for its arts like Meenakari, Miniature, Silverwork and Copper, with countless amazing monuments is ahead of us. We take a leisurely walk on historical bridges of Si-o-Se Pole (Bridge of 33 Arches) & Khajoo, O/N Isfahan (Hotel)

Meals included: Breakfast

4th Day
Isfahan-Kuhpayeh
The next morning is fully dedicated to Isfahan, teemed with fabulous monuments and UNESCO world heritages. At the city’s heart stands UNESCO-listed Naqsh-e Jahan Square (Meidan Emam) flanked by azure-tiled mosques, Outstanding Sheikh Lotf-ol-lah and Imam Mosques, Ali Qapu Palace and the entrance to a vast bazaar. Fountains dance where once polo players pranced to entertain Safavid ruler, Shah Abbas. After an hour road driving we enter Kuhpayeh. O/N Kuhpayeh (Caravanserai)

Meals included: Breakfast

5th Day
Kuhpayeh-Nain-Anarak-Mesr
Mesr, a village surrounded by dunes is our final destination today. On our way we have some fascinating stops. First, Nain highlights such as Pirniya Museum, congregational (Jameh) Mosque, old Aba knitting factory (Aba is a kind of cloth of Muslim clergymen). Then we drive to south toward Iran’s biggest Desert, Kavir-e Namak (Salty desert) in the old historical Anarak, a mineral city in the heart of desert. Its beautiful citadel & magnificent caravanserai shows us some aspects of life style in desert areas. We explore Mesr and its surrounding farms with a flat texture which is located in the sea of sand. Camel riding between sand hills is an interesting activity for urban people who can’t live without modern transportation means. O/N Mesr (Local House)
Meals included: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
6thDay
Mesr-Khur-Kharanagh-Meybod-Yazd
Like yesterday we enjoy beauties of some other desert cities and villages. Khur and its old water reservoir, villages and palm groves along with a short visit of old town of Karanagh, it’s caravanserai and Shaking tower would unlock this dry lands’ mystery for us. We visit Meybod highlights, some brilliant innovations to deal with daily life problems including traditional refrigerator (an old structure to produce ice in winter and keep until summer, Chaparkhane (old post center), Pigeon Tower, Narin Castle. Continue our way to Yazd, O/N Yazd (Hotel)
Meals included: Breakfast
7thDay
Yazd-Pasargadae
Despite being close to desert; Yazd is a green city. It owes its greenery to another ancient Iranian engineering technique. Their smart solution to water shortage is recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site. They invented Qanat and brought water from heart of the earth to the ground. A different UNESCO World Heritage Site, intriguing, still alive architecture of old Yazd district, simple life style and hospitable people in spite of unkind and tight nature, leave you speechless. Some other highlights including Amir Chakhmagh Complex, Fahaadan old neighborhood, Zeyaeyeh School (Aleksandra Prison), Water Museum, Congregational (Jame) Mosque, Zoroastrian old Fire Temple, and the tallest wind tower in Dolatabad Garden can explain briefly the history of desert life. Leaving desert starry sky behind, we drive to Pasargadae. O/N Pasargadae (Local House)
Meals included: Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
8thDay
Pasargadae-Persepolis-Shiraz
The most well-known monument, Persepolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site tells you the story of one of the world’s most sophisticated civilizations, dates back to 2500 years ago, Achaemenids. The complex includes magnificent Persepolis (Thakht-e Jamshid) & Pasargadae, the Tomb of Cyrus, Achaemenid’ palaces and relief, Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis, and Naqsh-e Rajab, Leaving the historical remains behind, we enter Shiraz, the city of poetry, flower, nightingale, culture and history. O/N Shiraz (Hotel)
Meals included: Breakfast
9thDay
Shiraz- End of the tour
We are warmly welcomed by beautiful city of Shiraz. Last day of our visit is partly historical and partly excursion in shiraz popular flowery gardens. Vakil Ensemble; Mosque & baazar, Eram Garden UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then we get to know tombs of two Iranian Famous Poets, HAFEZ and SAADI and Iranian literature. transfer to the International Airport, fly back home.

Inclusion

Transport: Air Conditioned Transfer as per Itinerary
Accommodation : 04 Nights hotel, 03 Nights Local House (FB),01 Night Traditional Caravansary (FB) ,01 Early check-in
Meals : Meals as per itinerary
Group Leader : English Speaking Guide in cities and locale guide in Desert
Other Services: Visa official reference number

Exclusion

• Any expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, mini bar used in the room, tips etc.
• International air ticket
• Tips and porter charges
• Any other services not specified above
• All attraction Entrance fees
• Visa fee

Important Note

• Please have in mind that in local house single rooms are not provided unless the client asks us for a single room. Also normally in local house, there are no beds.
• On sea trips in case of bad conditions of the sea the routes and timing may change
• In nature trips in case of climate changes and bad weather, changes in accommodation and programs may occur
• The booking process of the hotel starts upon receiving the flight details.
• Changes in the hotels may occur

Visa

In order to get the visa, we need 7 working days to get the invitation ref number from Iran foreign ministry.
The needed documents are: a completed visa application form (please Click here to fill the application form),
the copy of your passport; and also the scan of your former visa if you have traveled to Iran before .
The file of your passport copy should be as below:

• Size 40kb
• Format should be JPEG or GIF
• Size should be 5.5cm *4.3cm
• It should be digital

Responsible Travel

As the executive of nature tours in Iran & Globe, we have assumed our responsibility & role so seriously, know the tourism effect on our surrounded environment & local society, and try to plan & operate our tours in accordance with this foreground thought; For, we believe that the tour executive has a great effect on the means of transferring his/her experiments, to guarantee both the passengers health & environment conservation .