12 Day Classic Iran tour | For History and Nature Lovers [1204]
  • Duration

    12 Days

  • Visiting Cities

    Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan, Yazd, Kerman, and Shiraz

  • Transportation

    Sedan, van, minibus or bus depeding on the number of passengers

  • Price

    Please send an inquiry via Email or fill the form at the bottom of the page.

Summary of the 12 day classic Iran tour:

Tehran (1 night) – Kashan (1 night) – Isfahan (2 nighs) – Yazd (2 nights) – Kerman (2 nights) – Shiraz (3 nights)

Highlights:

Seven UNESCO World Heritage sites (Golestan Palace, Fin Garden, Naqsh-e Jahan Square, City of Yazd, Lut desert, Persepolis, and Pasargadae), Atashkadeh-e Yazd, a Zoroastrian fire temple dated to 470 AD.

Price table (1204)

Note: Prices are according to the number of passengers, in US Dollar

single1990 $
2 to 31260 $
4 to 61190 $
7 to 11980 $
12 to 18930 $
19 to 24850$
25 and above750 $

Guide

English-speaking guide or driver/guide.

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Meals

Breakfast and snack.
* Lunch and dinner are EXCLUDED.

Transportation

  • Private sedan car/van/minibus/VIP bus depending on the number of passengers
  • one domestic flight from Shiraz to Tehran

Accomodation

Upon your request, available options are:

  • 3-star hotels
  • 5-star hotels
  • Tradditional houses

The following items are NOT included:

  • Visa fee
  • International flight
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses

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12 Day Classic Iran Tour

For History and Nature Lovers

Day 1 – Tehran

Arrival at IKA
Transport to hotel in Tehran, check-in, have a short rest, visit Tabiat Bridge, then Tajrish district and its bazaar and dinner in Darband where you can feel the fresh air coming from the mountains and taste some delicious Persian food.
Overnight stay in Tehran

Day 2 – Tehran – Kashan

Sightseeing in Tehran historical part. First of all, we visit the Golestan Palace Complex which is a UNESCO world heritage and the first tallest building of Tehran once used to be the symbol of Tehran. Then, we pass through the old Grand bazaar. Other places to visit are Treasury of National Jewels (if open*), National Garden Gate, National Museum of Iran and 30Tir St. (aka the food street of Tehran)
* Treasury of National Jewels is only open from Saturdays to Tuesdays from 14 to 17.
Head to Kashan in the evening. Overnight stay in Kashan

Day 3 – Kashan – Isfahan

Visit Fin Garden which is a UNESCO world heritage and a perfect representative of Persian gardens. After that, we visit Tabatabaie Historical Houses which is one of the prominent historic houses of Kashan, together with the Āmeri House, the Borujerdi House, and others. Next stops are Soltan Amir Ahmad Hammam (a traditional Iranian public bathhouse constructed in the 16th century, during the Safavid era) and the old bazaar.
Head to Isfahan and visiting 1500-year-old Abyaneh village aka the red village on the way to Isfahan
Overnight stay in Isfahan

Day 4 – Isfahan

Isfahan city tour: Naqsh-e Jahan Square which is a UNESCO world heritage and was the heart of Safavid capital where Shah mosque and Ali Qapu Palace are located. Chehel Sotun Palace (forty columns) a pavilion in the middle of a park at the far end of a long pool built by Shah Abbas II to be used for his entertainment and receptions. Depending on our time, after lunch, we can visit Vank Church also known the Church of the Saintly Sisters, is a cathedral located in the Armenian quarter of Isfahan known as Jolfa which is still one of the oldest and largest Armenian quarters in the world. Si-o-Se Pol Bridge which is the largest of the eleven historical bridges on the Zayanderud, the largest river of the Iranian Plateau.
Overnight stay in Isfahan

Day 5 – Isfahan – Yazd

After breakfast, we have a short visit of some more attractions and then go to
Varzaneh to enjoy the desert, camel riding, local food for lunch and safari. Then heading to
Yazd for an overnight stay.

Day 6 – Yazd

In Yazd, our city tour starts with the most famous attractions such as the Grand Mosque,
Amirchakhmaq Complex, Grand Bazaar, Water museumMarkar Clock Tower and the Fire Temple. Overnight stay in Yazd.

Day 7 – Yazd – Meymand – Kerman

: If we have extra time, we will visit Pahlavanpour Garden which is one of the tourism
sites of Mehriz in Yazd province and is registered in the list of national monuments of Iran and
UNESCO World Heritage. Head to Kerman and visiting Rocky Village of Meymand on the way.
Overnight stay in Kerman

Day 8 – Kerman

Overnight stay in a well-equipped Eco camp in Lut Desert.

Day 9 – Kerman – Shiraz

Head to Shiraz (7 hrs) – Visit the stone garden of Sirjan and Passing by Maharlu Lake
(the pink lake) Overnight stay in Shiraz

Day 10 – Shiraz

Head to Marvdasht in Fars to visit two UNESCO world heritage, namely Pasargadae the first dynastic capital of the Achaemenid Empire, founded by Cyrus II the Great, in Pars, homeland of the Persians, in the 6th century BC, and Persepolis the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. We also visit Naqsh-e Rostam which is the necropolis of the Achaemenid dynasty.
Overnight stay in Shiraz

Day 11 – Shiraz

Sightseeing in Shiraz: Nasir al-Mulk Mosque known as pink mosque due to the usage of a considerable number of pink-colored tiles for its interior design. Vakil complex (bazaar and bath). Shahcheragh holy shrine, the most important place of pilgrimage within the city of Shiraz. Eram Garden, a historic Persian garden in Shiraz or Narenjestan Garden, a traditional and historical house in Shiraz
Overnight stay in Shiraz

Day 12 – Flight back to Tehran

Depending on your departure time, fly back to Tehran

Optional Offers:

1) On the 7th day, In the middle of the road from Yazd to Kerman ,we can overnight stay in Rocky village of Meymand as you wish. If you are interested in spending the night in 8,000-year-old stone houses in Meymand, one day should be added to the tour. Note that these amazing houses have few facilities. At the same time, these houses have kind hosts, and we will do our best to provide the necessary facilities as much as possible. However, choose this option only if you are sure you will not run into problems with least facilities. If you select this option The cost will increase by $ 70 /per person.
2) If you wish, departure from Kerman to Shiraz can be done at night, in which case you can rest long distances on the bus. (VIP bus for more than 12 people), In this case, visiting Maharloo Lake will be eliminated and visiting the tombs of Hafez and Saadia can be added and also the cost will not increase or decrease.

  • If you have seen a part of the route in your previous trips or you want to change part of the itinery , contact our experts so that after guiding and reviewing your Tailor-made tour requests, we can announce the details of the tour at a new price.
  • After determining The number of your participants and conditions, we will review the Itinery and, if necessary, make changes according to your interests, and finally the program approved by you will be executed. So safely select the program you want and Leave the rest to us.

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