• Iran Horseback Riding

    Adventurous, exhilarating, relaxing, life changing, experience your dream ride with our horseback riding vacations!

  • Gorgan

    Ride limitless

  • Golestan

    Ride without border

  • Duration

    12 Days & 11 Nights

  • Location

    Tehran, Golestan, Semnan, Yazd, Isfahan

  • Start

    Tehran – Iran

  • Finish

    Isfahan– Iran

  • Type

    Nature & Historical Tour

  • Group Size

    8

  • Physical Grading

    Strong intermediate & Advance

  • Tour Code

    # 220

Golestan Horseback Riding Tour

Join one of the most exciting trip in Iran! Journey to Gorgan, visit the Gonabad old village. Ride Turkmen hourses in green farms. Get to know the lifestyle and customs of Turkmen tribe, Yamut. Explore the green plains of Zav and Gorgan Forest. Visit the Bayazid Bastami Complex.Step into historic city of Yazd and see the Fire Temple of Zoroastrians in there. Visit the Isfahan, the capital of art and culture of Iran and visit the historical monuments such as Shah Mosque, Naghsh-e Jahan and Khaju Bridge.

Highlights

• Tehran
• Gorgan
• Gonabad
• Zav Spring
• Damghan
• Jandagh
• Kharanagh
• Yazd (UNESCO)
• Isfahan (UNESCO)

Itinerary

1st Day
Arrival Tehran
transfer to the hotel early check in and rest.
Visiting some highlights of Tehran
2nd Day
Tehran- Gorgan -Gonbad-Sofian
Transfer to Mehr Abad Airport to fly to Gorgan, then driving to Sofian enrout sightseeing of the old town of Gonbad.
After lunch short sightseeing of Village ,Here, the locals breed the Turkman horses
3rd Day
Sofian- Yek Ghoz- Orjeli
first day of riding Thorough beautiful fresh green farms, 3 hours riding get close to Yek Ghoz Village
4th Day
Orjeli- Zav
after all learning about the Turkmen lifestyle & customs; the Turkmen horses of whom, mostly Akhal- Yamud breeds, lead you from farmland sceneries to the forest landscapes of Zav village
5th Day
Zav- Golestan Forest
In the morning take your time exploring more of the Zav spring & forest, as the continuous of Glostan Jungle.
6th Day
Forest-Sofian
Collecting your last day joys out of horseback riding with your Turkmen horses, after lunch, getting back to Sofian horse farm to end the tour.
7th Day
Sofian- Gonbad- Bastam
Driving to Bastam via the beautiful Khosh Yeylagh (Beautiful Villa) Road, sightseeing of Gol e Rameyan (Rameyan Pond), Half day excursion of Abr( cloud)Village &jangle, visit Bayazid Bastami Complex.
8th Day
Bastam- Damghan- Jandagh- Mesr Desert
we take the Damghan,
then driving towards the towns &cities located on the edge of Iran Central Desert via a beautiful desert road, short stop to spend some times in the stunning sandy hills of Sar kavir and experience of the amazing scenery of Dashte kavir.
9th Day
Mesr Desert
Sightseeing of Mesr, a village around Iran Central Salty Desert , surrounded by sandy hills , this area will give you the opportunity of watching the marvellous and unbelievable beauty of the Sun rise, also sightseeing of Farahzad village
10th Day
Mesr- Khur- Kharanagh- Yazd
you are quite ready to explore the attractions of Dasht-e-Kavir, first sightseeing of Khur and its old Water reservoir
11th Day
Yazd
Full day city tour of Yazd ,the old city with interesting desert architecture, and visit to the highlights
12th Day
Yazd- Na’in – Esfahan
Driving toward Esfahan, Na’in
13th Day
Esfahan
Full day city tour of Esfahan
14th Day
Esfahan- FLY BACK HOME
Full day city tour of Esfahan

Inclusion

Service level : Standard
Transport: Domestic flight Tehran to Gorgan
Accommodation : 6 Nights 3 star Hotel, 3 Nights tent /camp, 4 Nights Local House
Meals :5 Lunches , 7 Dinners
Group Leader : English Speaking Guide & Horseback Riding Expert Guide
Other Services: Visa arrangements, Horse for riding

Exclude

• Any international air ticket
• Any expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, mini bar used in the room, tips etc.
• Tips and porter charges
• Any other services not specified above
• Insurance
• Note: NO BED, they use traditional mattress for Sleeping
• No Western Toilet in local house
• Personal Equipment: Helmet, Sleeping bag, Head lamp

Important Note

• Any international air ticket
• Any expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, mini bar used in the room, tips etc.
• Tips and porter charges
• Any other services not specified above
• Insurance
• Note: NO BED, they use traditional mattress for Sleeping
• No Western Toilet in local house
• Personal Equipment: Helmet, Sleeping bag, Head lamp
• In our horse-back riding trips, all accommodations are camp based, including portable tents or Local house ( No bed and towel in Local house , Traditional mattress instead)
• The duration of horseback riding can be available about 3-6 hours a day, depending on the terrains, rider skill & different paces of walk trot or canter.
• This Itinerary is a basic trip program, changing in in each special season. Please reading the itinerary & taking the idea of your trip, be flexible with the unexpected changes, made for your comforts to be met.
• Strong Intermediate, & advanced riders are eligible to participate in this Tour.

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 .

Need Help? Chat with us