classic of cultural Iran tour, 14 days

Iran

Iran is home to some of the leading archaeological sites in the world, but the country also has excellent outdoor activities for visitors to do. The range of attractions highlight the geographical diversity of Iran itself: the cold north bordering the Caspian Sea with its tall mountains to the warmer south, straddling the Persian Gulf. Visitors can choose from desert, water or peak regions for entertainment. Because of its topography, Iran is also home to a huge range of geology and weather conditions. Iran has many beautiful cities such as Tehran, Kashan, Esfahan, Yazd, Shiraz, Kerman


In this tour you see  Tehran/ Esfahan/ Yazd/ Kerman/ Fars provinces

1Day

Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting and you will become familiar with tour. You move towards Kashan city. It will take approximately 3 hours. You will stay in a traditional hotel in Kashan
2DayYou will visit Kashan, a city which is famous for its Fin Garden (A UNESCO World Heritage) and traditional houses. Fin Garden (A UNESCO World Heritage Site) is your first stop; a beautiful Persian garden. You have also the chance to buy some rose water outside of the site. Then, you will visit Boroujerdi Traditional House. It was built in reign of Qajar dynasty. Afterwards, you will visit the bazaar area, a widespread complex filled with hamams and mosques. Then, you will go to your traditional hotel

 

3DayThis day you will move towards Abyaneh village. Abyaneh Village is known as the Red Village because of its red soil and houses. Then you will move towards Esfahan. It will take approximately 3 hours. You will stay in a traditional hotel in Esfahan
4DayEsfahan is famous for its Islamic architecture, bridges, palaces, mosques, and minarets. You will visit the Masjed-e Jamé (A UNESCO World Heritage), Imam Square (A UNESCO World Heritage), Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace, Chehel Sotun Palace (A UNESCO World Heritage), Qeisarieh Bazaar, Vank Cathedral, Siosepol and Khajou bridges and many beautiful places. Then you  will stay in your traditional hotel

 

5DayToday, you will move towards Yazd (A UNESCO World Heritage). It will take approximately 4 hours. You will visit Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Amir Chakhmaq Square in the evening and You will stay in a traditional hotel in Yazd
6DayYou will visit Dowlatabad Garden and Tower of Silence in Yazd in the morning and you will move towards Zein al-Din caravansary. It will take approximately 1/5 hours and you will stay in this caravansary
7DayYour overland journey continues to Meymand village. It will take approximately 3 hours. Rocky village of Meymand is located in the south-eastern of Kerman province. Then you continue your journey to Rafsanjan city. It will take approximately 1/5 hours. In Rafsanjan city you will visit Hajagha Ali House. Hajagha Ali was the famous merchant of Kerman. After visiting this beautiful house you will move towards Kerman and stay in a traditional hotel in Kerman
8DayYou will have a different experience in Kerman. You will visit Ganjalikhan complex and Ibrahimkhan complex in Bazzar and Moshtaqieh and Jabalie domes. Then you can rest in Vakil tea-house for 1 hour. Afterwards, you will continue your journey to Mahan city. In Mahan you will visit Shahzadeh Garden (A UNESCO World Heritage) and Shah Nematollah Vali mausoleum and then you will return to Kerman to stay in your hotel
9DayYour overland journey continues to Bam city. It will take approximately 3 hours. You will visit the Arg-e Bam  or Bam Citadel (A UNESCO World Heritage). It is the largest adobe building in the world. Then you will move towards Rayen city  to visit Rayen citadel. You will stay in a local house in Rayen

 

10DayYou will move towards Shahdad city. Shahdad is located at the edge of the Lut desert. You will visit Kaluts (The wonderful sandy shapes created by wind or water erosion), Gandom-e Beryan (as the world’s hottest point in summertime) and Shor river. We will have safati tours in Shahdad and you will have a different experience in desert. You will stay in a local house in Shahdad

 

11DayYou will move towards Shiraz, the city of poets. Shiraz city is the capital of Fars Province and located in the south-east of Iran. It will take approximately 10 hours and you will stay in a traditional hotel in Shiraz
12DayThis day you will visit beautiful places in Shiraz such as the Nasir ol-Mulk Mosque, Eram Garden, Karim Khan citadel, Vakil Bazaar, Tombs of Hafez and Saadi, Afif-Abad or Golshan Garden. Afterwards you will return to your traditional hotel
13DayYou will visit perspolis (A UNESCO World Heritage), the former capital of Darius the Great which was founded in 512 BC. Then you will visit Naqsh-e-Rustam, where Darius and his successors are buried and Pasargadae (A UNESCO World Heritage), the Tomb of Cyrus the Great. You will stay in your hotel in Shiraz
14DayYou will return to Tehran

Transportation depends on tour members and is usually by plane, bus, van, car

  To have different experiences you can have different accomodations according to possibilities of cities such as hotel,  camp,traditional hotel, local house 

on your trip in Iran and visit different cities your menu can be various and you can choose local food of each city or Iranian food or international food
meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner, mid meal: fruit, tea, coffee, local Sweets 

  1. having travel insurance
  2. Having valid identification documents
  3. Women should have veil
  4. Drinking alcohol is prohibited in Iran
  5. It is prohibited to have drugs in Iran
  1. The currency of Iran is Rial
  2. Having suitable dress
  3. bring your own medications
  4. having Iran’s essential phones
  5. Tour is based on customers sharing twin-bedded rooms
  6. If you book as an individual room, you will be roomed with someone of the same sex
  7. Prices do not include international flights

The price of this tour is 2000$ but it will be changed according to your suggestion

Travel route

In this tour you see  Tehran/ Esfahan/ Yazd/ Kerman/ Fars provinces

Itinerary

1Day

Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting and you will become familiar with tour. You move towards Kashan city. It will take approximately 3 hours. You will stay in a traditional hotel in Kashan
2DayYou will visit Kashan, a city which is famous for its Fin Garden (A UNESCO World Heritage) and traditional houses. Fin Garden (A UNESCO World Heritage Site) is your first stop; a beautiful Persian garden. You have also the chance to buy some rose water outside of the site. Then, you will visit Boroujerdi Traditional House. It was built in reign of Qajar dynasty. Afterwards, you will visit the bazaar area, a widespread complex filled with hamams and mosques. Then, you will go to your traditional hotel

 

3DayThis day you will move towards Abyaneh village. Abyaneh Village is known as the Red Village because of its red soil and houses. Then you will move towards Esfahan. It will take approximately 3 hours. You will stay in a traditional hotel in Esfahan
4DayEsfahan is famous for its Islamic architecture, bridges, palaces, mosques, and minarets. You will visit the Masjed-e Jamé (A UNESCO World Heritage), Imam Square (A UNESCO World Heritage), Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace, Chehel Sotun Palace (A UNESCO World Heritage), Qeisarieh Bazaar, Vank Cathedral, Siosepol and Khajou bridges and many beautiful places. Then you  will stay in your traditional hotel

 

5DayToday, you will move towards Yazd (A UNESCO World Heritage). It will take approximately 4 hours. You will visit Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Amir Chakhmaq Square in the evening and You will stay in a traditional hotel in Yazd
6DayYou will visit Dowlatabad Garden and Tower of Silence in Yazd in the morning and you will move towards Zein al-Din caravansary. It will take approximately 1/5 hours and you will stay in this caravansary
7DayYour overland journey continues to Meymand village. It will take approximately 3 hours. Rocky village of Meymand is located in the south-eastern of Kerman province. Then you continue your journey to Rafsanjan city. It will take approximately 1/5 hours. In Rafsanjan city you will visit Hajagha Ali House. Hajagha Ali was the famous merchant of Kerman. After visiting this beautiful house you will move towards Kerman and stay in a traditional hotel in Kerman
8DayYou will have a different experience in Kerman. You will visit Ganjalikhan complex and Ibrahimkhan complex in Bazzar and Moshtaqieh and Jabalie domes. Then you can rest in Vakil tea-house for 1 hour. Afterwards, you will continue your journey to Mahan city. In Mahan you will visit Shahzadeh Garden (A UNESCO World Heritage) and Shah Nematollah Vali mausoleum and then you will return to Kerman to stay in your hotel
9DayYour overland journey continues to Bam city. It will take approximately 3 hours. You will visit the Arg-e Bam  or Bam Citadel (A UNESCO World Heritage). It is the largest adobe building in the world. Then you will move towards Rayen city  to visit Rayen citadel. You will stay in a local house in Rayen

 

10DayYou will move towards Shahdad city. Shahdad is located at the edge of the Lut desert. You will visit Kaluts (The wonderful sandy shapes created by wind or water erosion), Gandom-e Beryan (as the world’s hottest point in summertime) and Shor river. We will have safati tours in Shahdad and you will have a different experience in desert. You will stay in a local house in Shahdad

 

11DayYou will move towards Shiraz, the city of poets. Shiraz city is the capital of Fars Province and located in the south-east of Iran. It will take approximately 10 hours and you will stay in a traditional hotel in Shiraz
12DayThis day you will visit beautiful places in Shiraz such as the Nasir ol-Mulk Mosque, Eram Garden, Karim Khan citadel, Vakil Bazaar, Tombs of Hafez and Saadi, Afif-Abad or Golshan Garden. Afterwards you will return to your traditional hotel
13DayYou will visit perspolis (A UNESCO World Heritage), the former capital of Darius the Great which was founded in 512 BC. Then you will visit Naqsh-e-Rustam, where Darius and his successors are buried and Pasargadae (A UNESCO World Heritage), the Tomb of Cyrus the Great. You will stay in your hotel in Shiraz
14DayYou will return to Tehran
Transportation

Transportation depends on tour members and is usually by plane, bus, van, car

Accomodation

  To have different experiences you can have different accomodations according to possibilities of cities such as hotel,  camp,traditional hotel, local house 

Meal

on your trip in Iran and visit different cities your menu can be various and you can choose local food of each city or Iranian food or international food
meal: breakfast, lunch, dinner, mid meal: fruit, tea, coffee, local Sweets 

Tour rules
  1. having travel insurance
  2. Having valid identification documents
  3. Women should have veil
  4. Drinking alcohol is prohibited in Iran
  5. It is prohibited to have drugs in Iran
Essential information
  1. The currency of Iran is Rial
  2. Having suitable dress
  3. bring your own medications
  4. having Iran’s essential phones
  5. Tour is based on customers sharing twin-bedded rooms
  6. If you book as an individual room, you will be roomed with someone of the same sex
  7. Prices do not include international flights
Price

The price of this tour is 2000$ but it will be changed according to your suggestion



Distance to important places

Distance from Tehran to Kashan     3/5 hours /250 km

Distance from Kashan to Esfahan     3 hours/ 220 km

Distance from Esfahan to Yazd     4/30 hours/ 320 km

Distance from Yazd to Kerman     5/30 hours/ 370 km

Distance from Kerman to Shiraz     7/30 hours/ 570 km

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