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Highlights of Iran in 8 Days

5 Cities 8 Days

Cities

Style

  • History
  • Culture

Age Range

  • 2-99

Service Level

  • Mid Range

Overview

Every first time traveler to Iran, should visit the historical cities of Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan, Yazd and Shiraz. Highlights of Iran is designed based on the most popular route among Iran travelers. This trip offers you a private guide, private transportation, and medium class accommodation, and is available for any date and for any number of people.

What’s included?

  • Meals

    All breakfasts

  • Transport

    8 days private transportation with standard sedan (with A/C), 1 domestic Shiraz-Tehran flight

  • Accommodation

    8 nights’ accommodation in private rooms in popular hotels (3*, 4*)

  • Additional Services

    An English-speaking local guide for the whole trip, Visa Authorization Letter, Travel insurance for up to 30 days with the coverage of 10K EUR

  • Not Included

    Internatioal flights, other meals, personal expenses (like shopping), visits and activitie snot included in the plan

Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1: Tehran

    The Must-See's

    Welcome to Tehran! From the Shah to the Jazz, today we’re leaving no stone unturned. Let’s begin this trip at Golestan Palace and shake hands with Iran’s most iconic kings; from the Qajar ones to the Pahlavi Shah. Our next two stops are the National Museum of Iran and the Treasury of National Jewels. Following that, we’ll take selfies with THE Azadi Tower herself. Then we’ll have a tea break in the smallest cafe in the world at Tehran Grand Bazaar. For dinner, we’ll go where the cool kids hang out, at a Rock Cafe or a Jazz Café.

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  • Day 2: Tehran

    Nightlife and Local Picnics

    Let’s head north! Today we’ll once again admire the Pahlavi family’s lavish life; this time in their summer house and garden. We’ll visit Sa'dabad Complex and Niavaran Palace, where the royal family’s everyday items are kept. We’ll have a stroll in their big gardens and visit a couple of the art museums in the complex. This evening, we’ll go to Ab-o-Atash Park to see its musical fountains. We’ll cross the beautiful Tabiat Bridge to take selfies with the fantastic view of the shiney Tehran. Finally, we’re going to picnic with the locals in Taleghani Forest Park.

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  • Day 3: Kashan

    Historical Homes

    Rise and shine early morning, because en route to Kashan we’ll take you to see the impossible: the Shrine of Emam Khomeini. Then we'll get the original Kashan Sohan (a saffron toffee) to snack on throughout the trip. Once in Kashan, we’re going to visit the Fin Garden, the shining star of all Persian gardens. We’ll also take you to see the most beautiful and charming historical houses in Iran, and while we’re there, we’ll visit the ancient Yakhchāl (coolers) of Jalali Castle. After a delicious lunch, we’ll head to the gorgeous Agha Bozorg Mosque and its grand theological school.

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  • Day 4: Isfahan

    Meet Iran Minorities

    Once we reach Isfahan, we’ll go to Naqshe Jahan Square and up a terrace with the same view of the square as the one in the brochure pictures. Then, one by one we’ll visit its iconic landmarks including Shah MosqueSheikh Lotfollah Mosque, and Ali Qapu Palace. And while we explore the Grand Bazaar, you get to visit a handicraft workshop in person. Tonight, we’ll have a leisurely stroll and a delicious dinner at a cheerful restaurant near Si-o-se-pol or Khaju Bridge.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Do I get any free time?
  • Can I put off any activities that don’t interest me?
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  • In which languages do you operate this private tour?
  • Is this trip physically demanding?
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  • Do I need a visa to travel to Iran?
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Reviews

Adette

Adette

France

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Our driver guide, Ali really helped us during the trip. There was a last second change in our plan and we wanted to see Ghalat. He handled it really well and reserved the hotel and everything.
Paul

Paul

Germany

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I was on a business trip and didn't have much time to visit Iran; but the timing of this tour was incredible. I admire how they planned this trip. Amazing experiences especially in Yazd
Lidochka

Lidochka

Russian Federation

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Whole journey was a bless! Everything was on time which I really didn’t expect. People were hospitable so much that I felt like a celebrity in Iran!
Alex

Alex

Switzerland

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Fantastic team, great experience. I travelled with my wife and little angel. At first I was worried about safety but after just 2 days, realized that It is the safest place on earth! Especially when you have the perfect support from a caring team.
Zoë

Zoë

Netherlands

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One of our hotels in Isfahan was not able to serve us at the moment because of some facility issue, but we didn’t loose a moment of our trip, thanks to Zara and Alireza. They found a much better hotel immediately.

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