Discover treasure of Persia and experience the Zagros nomads in 11 day

See a lot in a short time! Discover the highlights of Persia on this dreamlike route from Tehran to Kermanshah and Zagros nomads to southwest of Iran “Khuzestan”. You explore not only naturalistic and historical attractions but also cultural and architectural sights in Shiraz, Isfahan, ancient city of Kashan only in 11 days.

Highlight: Experiencing Nomad lifestyle in Kuhrang.

Note: In a typical guesthouse’s room, normally there are furniture such as carpet or rug, matts, pillows, electric heater, ceiling fan (sometimes splits and chillers) and sharing oriental WC and bathroom. The typical system of sleeping and bedding is surface-sleeping (floor sleeping). We serve you mat, pillow and blanket for each person (You can have your own sleeping bag too). So, you have the opportunity to experience homemade food and feel the real life style of the locals.

  • Duration

    11 Days Trip

  • Start

    Tehran, Iran

  • End

    Kashan, Iran

  • Group Size

    Minimum 3 pax – Maximum 22 pax

  • Ages

    15 to 80 years’ old

  • Included Meals

    Full Board

  • Accommodation Guesthouse

    3, 4 And 5 Star Hotels

  • Transport

    VIP Bus

  • Trip Notes
    • If our tours has no sufficient passengers it will be cancelled.
  • Includes
    • Visa reference code (Visa fee is not included)
    • Travel Insurance
    • CIP arrival in IKIA
    • VIP bus transfer with internet (WiFi)
    • Professional tour guide (English, German, French, Spanish and Italian)
    • All entrances mentioned in the itinerary
    • headset and tour guide microphone
    • Full board (buffet meal with variety of Persian cuisine include vegetarian food, Fresh fruits, Nuts, traditional Persian sweets, tea, café, Fresh juice and mineral water)
  • Not included

    International flights and Visa Fee, and personal expenses (Laundry, phone calls…)

  • Route

    Tehran-Qazvin-Hamedan-Kermanshah-Kuhrang –dezful-shushtar-Shush-Ahwaz-Shiraz-Isfahan-Kashan

Arrival at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA) in Tehran, the most modern and capital city of Iran. Your guides greet you, an appetizing dinner is served to you in CIP hall. Then they transfer you by a comfortable VIP bus to 5-star Persian Azadi Hotel (or similar) for immediate accommodation.

Day 1 – Tehran

After having your self-service breakfast with a wide range of choices, Tehran sightseeing tour starts. It begins with the National Museum of Iran(UNESCO). Next, it is time to visit the Golestan Palace, which is the former royal Qajar complex. Then you enjoy the delicious Persian cuisines at a traditional restaurant. Your afternoon commences with city tour to the Iranian National Jewels Museum and Tajrish Bazaar. Tajrish Bazaar is the most colorful and untouched bazaar filled with people, food, and jewlery. This memorable day ends with a buffet dinner and glorious weather in Darband area. Last but not least, you get back to the hotel.

Day 2 – Qazvin

On second day you check out the hotel and leave for Qazvin.  Qazvin was a medieval capital of the Safavid dynasty for over forty years. Your sightseeing begins with Sa’ad-al Saltaneh Caravanserai, which is built during the Qajar era. It continues with Aminiha Hosseiniyeh and Canton Church. Aminiha Hosseiniyeh is a historic hosseiniyeh in the Akhund (Molavi) neighborhood. After having lunch, you depart for Hamadan, which is believed to be among the oldest Iranian cities, and check in at a great hotel.

Day 3 – Hamedan

In the early morning, you leave for Alisadr Water Cave, the world’s largest water cave. Then you are headed for Hegmataneh Hill. Hegmataneh was the capital of Iran in a period of ancient times. Soon after having lunch, you visit Abu Ali Sina Tomb, Hamadan Bazaar, Esther and Mordechai’s Mausoleum. Abu Ali Sina was a Persian polymath, who is regarded as one of the most significant physicians, astronomers, thinkers and writers of the Islamic Golden Age. The tomb of Queen Esther and her cousin Mordechai, is the most important pilgrimage site for Jews in the country. Last but not least, you get back to the hotel and have dinner.

Day 4 – Kermanshah

Soon after breakfast, you leave for Kermanshah, which is the largest Kurdish-speaking city in Iran. First, you visit Anahita Temple, one of two archaeological sites in Iran, and then you see Bisutun inscription, which is considered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You taste Persian cuisine at Bisutun Caravanserai as well. Next, there is a brief visit to Tekiyeh Biglari. It is departure time for Koohrang Nomad Camp and you check in there not long afterwards. Qualified services and appetizing organic food is available here to amaze you in this remote region.

Day 5 – Dezful

On fifth day after having breakfast, which is prepared by local ingredients, your sightseeing starts. You experience the Nomadic life of Qashqaei Tribe such as the specific culinary, nomad dance, music and many handicrafts. Then you leave for Dezful and visit Dezful Watermills shortly thereafter enjoying traditional dishes. Next, you are headed to Shoushtar and visit Yaghub Leys’s Tomb later on. Soon after arriving to Shushtar, you check in at hotel and rest.

Day 6 – Shush

Today you leave for Shush, which is among the greatest cities of ancient Persia. This city tour includes a few International UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Chogha Zanbil, Hafttape Ancient Site, Hafttape Museum, and Apadana Castle. Apadana is a large hypostyle hall and the palace of Susa(Shush). After visiting these outstanding monuments, your excellent dinner is served at a traditional restaurant. Eventually, you return to hotel and rest.

Day 7 – Shushtar

Following Shushtar sightseeing tour, you visit Historical Hydraulic System, Mizan Dam, and Salasel Castel. Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System, is a complex irrigation system of the island city Shushtar from the Sassanid era. Your lunch is dished up at Mostofi Restaurant and Museum. It is possible to take your shoes off and relax under the palms as you soak up the view of Shadorvan Bridge from the airy courtyard dining platforms of this restored Qajar house. It’s definitely the nicest eating experience in Shushtar Soon after having lunch, you visit Lashkar Bridge, leave for Ahvaz, and check in at a 5-star hotel.

Day 8 – Shiraz

On eighth day you check out the hotel and fly to Shiraz. You visit the UNESCO world heritage sites such as Naranjestan Garden and Hafezieh shortly thereafter having lunch. Narenjestan or Qavam Garden of Shiraz dates back to Qajar era. Hafezieh is the Tomb of Hafez and its associated memorial hall in memory of the celebrated Persian poet. At night you check in at a 5-star hotel and have dinner.

Day 9 – Shiraz

Today starts with Shiraz city tour of Nasir al-Mulk Mosque and Perespolis. The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque , also known as the Pink Mosque, is a traditional mosque in Shiraz with its magical rainbow lights in early morning. Persepolis is the world cultural heritage(UNESCO) besides the other remains of Achaemenid dynasty from 2500 years ago in Necropolis. Your city tour continues with Eram garden, Vakil Bazaar, and Karim Khan Castle soon after having lunch. Your dinner is dished up at wonderful Shahpouri house and its beautiful garden.

Day 10 – Isfahan

In the morning you depart for Isfahan. Your lunch is served to you at a restaurant with cozy ambience prior to visiting Vank Church in Jolfa neighborhood. Then you check in at a 5-star hotel and take a rest. In the evening, you visit Si-o-se-Pol and Khajoue Bridges (UNESCO). When it gets dark, the bridges are lightened with hundreds of lamps and beautifully reflected in river waters. This exciting day ends up having tasty dinner.

Day 11 – Kashan

Isfahan city tour includes a few International UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Imam Mosque, Lotfollah Mosque and Ali Qapou Palace which are situated in Naghsh-e-Jahan (Image of the world) Square. Soon after having lunch, you leave for Kashan, a delightful oasis city in Isfahan province. Your Kashan city tour begins with Boroujerdiha House(UNESCO) and Sultan Mir Ahmad Hammam. Your dinner is served at Manouchehri traditional House. You drive pleasure from their syrups as drinks and Kashan traditional desserts after your dinner. It is your departure time to home after this astonishing tour.

According to your International flight time, we transfer you directly to IKIA airport for your International departure. You have the option to stay one extra night in Kashan or Tehran (Price of overnight is not included in the package) 

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