• Duration

    17 Days & 16 Nights

  • Tour Code

    # 29647

  • Location

    Tehran, Hamedan, Kermanshah, Sanandaj, Tabriz, Ardabil, Rasht, Mazandaran

  • Start

    Tehran– Iran

  • Finish

    Tehran– Iran

  • Type

    Cultural

  • Physical Grading

    Leisurely

  • Best Time
    • Summer
    • Spring
    • Autumn

Iran Cultural Tour

(Tehran, Hamden, Kermanshah, Sanandaj, Tabriz, Ardabil, Rasht, Sari)

Iran Cultural Tour covers northwest and north of Iran. Visit highlights of Tehran including Golestan Complex.  Visit the largest water cave in the world, Alisadr Cave in Hamedan. Visit the Behistun Inscription in Kermanshah and Takht-e Soleyman in Takab. Step into the spectacular village of Kandovan. Visit grand Bazaar of Tabriz and its highlights. Swim in the thermal pool of Sarien. Walk in the beautiful village of Masuleh and hike in Rudkhan Castle in Guilan. Visit the highlights of Ramsar and Sari.

Highlights

• Tehran
• Alisadr Cave
• Kermnashah
• Takht-e Soleymān (UNESCO)
• Kandovan
• Tabriz (UNESCO)
• Jolfa
• Ardabail (UNESCO)
• Masuleh
• Ramsar
• Sari
• Sadandaj

Itinerary

1st Day
Arrival-Tehran
Arrival in Imam Khomeini Airport, after greeting transfer to the hotel early check in and rest, O/N Tehran ( Hotel-BB )
2nd & 3rd Day
Tehran
Full day sightseeing of Tehran, O/N Tehran ( Hotel-BB )
4th Day –Tehran-HamedanDriving toward Hamedan, visit Alisadr water cave and Lalejin village. Visiting Hamedan highlights including Ganjnameh, Hagmataneh historical ruins, Avicenna Mausoleum ,O/N Hamedan (Hotel-BB).
5th Day
Hamedan-Kangavar- Kermanshah
Drive toward Kermanshah ,visiting Anahita Temple and Bisotun; the important relief of Darius, the king of Persia, en route, visiting the highlights of Kermanshah including Tagh-e Bostan( Arch of Bostan),dating back to the Sassanied Era and covered Bazaar, O/N Kermanshah (Hotel-BB)
6th Day
Kermanshah-Sanandaj
Driving toward Sanandaj, city sightseeing and visiting some of the highlights of Sanandaj such as Kord Museum, khosroabad Building, Abidar Park and traditional Kordish bazaar,O/N Sanandaj (Hotel-B)
7th Day
Sanandaj-Takab
Driving toward Takab visit Takht-e Solayman Complex including Azarghoshnasb Fire Temple and Belghais prison mountain in Takab, O/N Takab (Hotel-BB)
8th Day
Takab- Sahvalan- Kandovan
Visiting Sahvalan Cave, Maragheh and its observatory and rotating tower, sightseeing some of the cities and villages such as Miyandoab, Bonab and Azarshahr in the remaining time , O/N Kandovan
(Hotel-BB).

9th Day
Kandovan-Tabriz
Visit Kandovan spectacular village with its amazing cave style houses and Hilevar area, driving toward Tabriz ,city sightseeing of Tabriz including Constitutional Houseو Blue Mosque, Bazaar of Tabriz and El Goli Park, O/N Tabriz (Hotel-BB)
10th Day
Tabriz-Jolfa-Kaleybar
Drive toward Jolfa, visiting Asiab Kharabeh waterfall and Saint Stepanus( Stephens) historical Church, driving toward Kaleybar, visiting Kordasht historical Bath ,Khoda Afarin historical Bridges and Aras River,(you might also visit Oshtobin village in the remaining time) en route, O/N Kaleybar {Hotel-BB)
11th Day
Kaleybar- Sarein
Hike towards Babak Castle, drive to Sarein
12th Day
Sarein-Anzali- Masuleh
Swim in the thermal springs, drive to Masuleh via Caspian Sea coastal line
13th Day
Masuleh-Rudkhan Castle- Rasht
Hike toward Roudkhan Castle, head towards Rasht
14th Day
Rasht- Ramsar
Rasht sightseeing, drive towards Ramsar
15th Day
Ramsar- Sari
Visit the highlights of Ramsar, drive towards Sari
16th Day
Sari- Tehran
Sari sightseeing, drive towards Tehran
17th Day
Tehran
Airport transfer, end of the tour

Inclusion

Service level : Standard
Transport: Air conditioned transport throughout the cities
Accommodation:16 nights’ hotel accommodation in hotels (BB)
Refreshment: Everyday
Leader : English or other language Escort Guide & local guide
Insurance: Travel insurance
Other Services: Visa Arrangement

Exclude

• Any expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, tips, etc.
• Tips and porter charges
• Any international flights
• Any other services not specified above
• All attraction Entrance
• 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
• Not all sightseeing might be visited, due to sunset and sunrise time. Before flight-booking, please pay attention that on national holidays the sites are closed.
• Please notice that you’ll need to book this tour at least 3 months prior to arrival.

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 .