9 Day Iran Budget Tour

A Luggage of Memories Tour

From € 790

Starts in:

Tehran

Ends in:

Tehran

Destinations:

Tehran, Yazd, Shiraz, Isfahan

Duration:

9 Days

Age Range:

7 - 80

Physical Rating:

1/5

Group Size:

2 - 10

Accommodation:

8 nights at hostels

Tour Description

The 9-day tour takes you to a deeper layer of Iran. And the great thing about it is that you need not spend on a luxurious trip to discover Iran’s must-sees. It’s a low-budget adventure from Tehran’s modern atmosphere to Yazd’s 1000-year-old neighborhood, Fahadan. There you see a genius fresh water supply in the desert and the sacred Zoroastrian fire. You’ll have a short time travel from ancient Persepolis to the 800-year-old Vakil beautiful bazaar in Shiraz. In Isfahan follow your spirits under the unique tilework of Persian mosques. Through this journey, you’ll hang out with the locals and taste delicious Persian foods.

The 9-day tour takes you to a deeper layer of Iran. And the great thing about it is that you need not spend on a luxurious trip to discover Iran’s must-sees. It’s a low-budget adventure from Tehran’s modern atmosphere to Yazd’s 1000-year-old neighborhood, Fahadan.

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Itinerary

Experiences

  • Airport pickup
  • Tabiat Bridge: Tehran’s largest pedestrian overpass with modern architecture
  • Bame Tehran: A recreational place and a full view of the city at Tehran heights
  • Sa’adAbad Palace:

    History Moment

    A complex of palaces at Tehran's foothills that used to be the summer residence of two Iranian dynasties

Story of the day

Today is the day of the stylish northern part of Tehran. You’ll feel the vibe of the capital of Iran and visit this affluent city from above Tabiat Bridge over highways. There you can see a mountain dominating Tehran. Depending on your arrival time, you’ll see other places north of Tehran.

 

Accommodation

  A Traditional Guesthouse in Tehran

Experiences

  • Golestan Palace: UNESCO World Heritage; in the center of Tehran from the 18th century
  • Tehran Bazaar:

    People & Local Life Moment

    The old maze-like market in the heart of Tehran. This 10-kilometer path is the best place to visit people closely

  • National Museum of Iran:

    History Moment

    Largest Museum in Iran with many treasures of Iran's historical and ancient monuments

  • Treasury of National Jewels: one of the world’s rich collections of jewels and diamonds

Story of the day

Today, you’ll see a different aspect of Tehran: Tehran’s downtown. Once, a royal region, Tehran Grand Bazaar is the trading heart of Tehran. You will dive into real life through its corridors and history through surrounding monuments.

 

Accommodation

  A Traditional Guesthouse in Tehran

Experiences

  • Train to the Historic City of Yazd: UNESCO World Heritage; the city of Persian qanats and windcatchers
  • Jame Mosque:

    Art & Architecture Moment

    The great congregational site from 800 years ago with priceless picturesque architecture

  • Fahadan Neighborhood:

    People & Local Life Moment

    The aroma of thatch within ginger adobe walls is the most memorable thing in this 1000-year-old neighborhood

  • Zarch Qanats: UNESCO World Heritage; The water management system from 3000 years ago

Story of the day

From the mountainous relatively new city of Tehran, we get on a train towards the millennial desert city of Yazd. It is the city of old adobe buildings, thatch avenues, windcatchers, and the exclusive Persian underground water system, Qanats.

 

Accommodation

 A Traditional Guesthouse in Yazd

Experiences

  • Tower of silence:

    Religion Moment

    A different burial space; the Zoroastrians used to leave the corpses there for the carrion birds

  • Fire Temple & Museum of Zoroastrians:

    Religion Moment

    This temple holds a sacred fire that has been lit for more than 1500 years

  • Amir Chakhmaq Square: A ritual center known for its symmetrical arched cloves
  • Dowlatabad Garden: UNESCO World Heritage; a lively Persian Garden in a desert city!
  • House Dinner:

    People & Local Life Moment

    A different supper; a Persian-style meal in an Iranian home, together with an Iranian family

Story of the day

Yazd was once it was the center of Persian religion, Zoroastrians. It is famous for the old Zoroastrian fire in the temple and the Islamic emblems in Amir Chakhmaq Sq. the surprising part would be walking in a green garden in such a dry city. At the end of the day, enjoy an Iranian family dinner.

 

Accommodation

  A Traditional Guesthouse in Yazd

Experiences

  • Arg of Karim Khan: A castle for the king, Karim Khan, built in the 11th century
  • Vakil Complex: 3 Shiraz popular highlights; Bazaar, Mosque, and bath
  • Tomb of Hafez: the famous poet of love and mystics rests here

Story of the day

Let’s hit for a Shiraz vibe. Walk through the corridors of the most beautiful bazaar in Iran. Vakil bazaar is part of a 900-year-old complex. Shiraz is the city of Persian poems and melody. Combined with the aroma of orange blossoms, it cuddles your senses to the heavens.

 

Accommodation

  A Traditional Guesthouse in Shiraz

Experiences

  • Pink Mosque:

    Art & Architecture Moment

    The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque with its Orsi-stained glasses create a colorful spiritual feeling of awe

  • Pasargadae:

    History Moment

    UNESCO World Heritage; The majestic capital of ancient Persia’s Achaemenid Great Empire dates back to 559–530 BC

  • Necropolis:

    History Moment

    Ancient Iranian rock reliefs cut into the cliff, from both the Achaemenid and Sassanid periods

  • Eram Garden: UNESCO World Heritage; A Persian garden with a palace as its sparkling jewel

Story of the day

Pink mosque’s soothing colors would raise your spirit to heaven. And, you get surprised at the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, Persepolis. The Necropolis rock reliefs can make you feel awfully astonished. After visiting its majesty, it’s time to salute our great poet, Hafez.

 

Accommodation

  A Traditional Guesthouse in Shiraz

Experiences

  • Jameh Mosque of Isfahan: UNESCO World Heritage; one of the oldest preserved mosques in Iran
  • Grand Bazaar of Isfahan:

    People & Local Life Moment

    The elegant market of precious Persian carpets and else. What do you think about buying souvenirs?

  • Khaju Bridge and Si-o-se-pol Bridge:

    People & Local Life Moment

    A walking tour over the Zayanderud River at a spirited hangout with songs and music

Story of the day

The Great Jameh Mosque represents a marvelous religious atmosphere. This marvel continues through the luxurious mazes of the Grand Bazaar. Now, it’s time to join people at their favorite rendezvous over the Zayanderud and its brick-old bridges.

 

Accommodation

  A Traditional Guesthouse in Isfahan

Experiences

  • Vank Cathedral:

    Religion Moment

    A splendid old church in Jolfa, Isfahan’s Armenian neighborhood

  • Naqsh-e Jahan Square: UNESCO World Heritage; the Iranian architecture landmark
  • Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque:

    Art & Architecture Moment

    An architectural masterpiece of Iranian mosques architecture and tilework from the Safavid Empire in the 17th century

  • Shah Mosque: UNESCO World Heritage; an elegant iconic dome piercing the sky
  • Ali Qapu Palace:

    History Moment

    The official residence of Safavid Emperors with historically valuable paintings and mosaic work

  • Chehel Sotoun Palace: UNESCO World Heritage; A pleasant and freshening Persian Garden

Story of the day

Isfahan is well-known for Naqsh-e Jahan Square. Massive domes, fascinating tile works, and its open green space all mesmerize you. You can feel calm and relaxed at these beautiful mosques. Alongside these mosques and Persian architecture, there is a Great Church in the Armenian neighborhood, Vank.

 

Accommodation

  A Traditional Guesthouse in Isfahan

Experiences

  • Free Time
  • Drive to Tehran
  • Airport drop off

Story of the day

It is the last day! Now it is on you to choose what to do as an ending and review all the colors and joy. Do you prefer spending time in the fascinating bazaar, walking along the river, or going across the town? Surely, it is an excellent way to finish the path.

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What’s included?

Official Iran Visa reference number

Inclusion

Visa

Official Iran Visa reference number

Transportation

Airport pick-up, drop-off
Train between Tehran & Yazd
All land transportation by Air-co vehicles

Accommodations

8 Nights at hostels

Meals

8 Breakfast
1 Dinner
Daily snack & bottled mineral water

Guide & Support

Local English-speaking cultural guide
24/7 support from company throughout your trip

Additional Services

Local Debit Card
Iranian Sim Card + Internet Data

Exclusions

International airfares, taxes, surcharges
Tips
Meals not mentioned in the inclusions.
Travel Insurance
Entrance fees to the mentioned monuments
Other expenses such as laundry, mini bar used in the room, etc.

We Are Flexible!!

We’ve defined 6 different moments for our Iran tour packages. They are the bolder aspects of each site or experience. As you fill out the enquiry form, let us know your preferences and which moments connect to you more deeply. We’ll make any changes necessary to your itinerary to align with your needs.

All Moments in your trip

Which one is your favorite? Share your interests with us in the Enquiry form

Pricing

For Private Tours

A 30% Surcharge would apply for solo travelers.
Volume discounts would apply for groups.

Months Price / person
March, April, May
€ 890
Jun, July, August
€ 790
September, October
€ 850
January, February, November, December
€ 790

Enquiry Form

Booking Terms & Conditions

Payment method

After finalizing the price of the tour you have selected, you should pay a deposit equal to 25% of your tour cost. Then, we will issue a booking confirmation. You should pay the rest (75%) in cash at the beginning of your tour in our office in Iran.

Cancellation policy

In case you cancel your tour booking, cancellation fees will apply:

• Up to 90 days before arrival: We’ll fully refund the paid deposit.

• 90-60 days before arrival: We’ll refund 50% of the paid deposit.

• 60-30 days before arrival: We’ll refund 25% of the paid deposit.

• From 30 days before arrival to actual arrival: We will hold the deposit (25% of the package price) as a cancellation fee.

How Is This Trip Responsible?

Before the tour starts, the necessary information (e.g., Etiquette) is given to our travelers

Local guides and drivers collaborate with us

We eat at least 3 meals in local restaurants

8 nights we sleep at local places

We help you to have a better and easier interaction with locals

It is not just sightseeing; we provide true to life experiences

We go to local-traditional markets

Cars we use are fuel-efficient

We try our best to use less plastic and make less waste in our trip

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