7 Day Iran Cultural Tour

7 Day Iran Cultural Tour

A Week to Remember

From € 925

Style:

  Cultural (Essentials of Iran)

Starts in:

 Tehran

Ends in:

  Tehran

Destinations:

 Tehran, Kashan , Isfahan, Shiraz

Duration:

  7 Days

Physical Rating:

1/5

Group Size:

  2 - 10

Accommodation:

  5 nights at 4-star hotels, 1 night at an eco-lodge

Tour Description

The 7-day tour is a brief expedition through Iran’s tourist attractions. They are mostly historical sites from ancient times up to a couple of decades ago. There are old palaces and bazaars in Tehran, Isfahan, and Kashan. Yet, you’ll see how modern people’s everyday life is. You are going to spend a fancy night in the soothing desert near Kashan. In Shiraz, the majestic Persepolis is awaiting you. Above all, you’ll taste Persian cuisine, be astonished by Iranian art and architecture everywhere, and connect with the hospitable locals. Get ready for an Iranian-style week!

The 7-day tour is a brief expedition through Iran’s tourist attractions. They are mostly historical sites from ancient times up to a couple of decades ago. There are old palaces and bazaars in Tehran, Isfahan, and Kashan.

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Itinerary

Experiences

  • Airport pick up
  • 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

  • Welcoming Dinner
    A recreational place and a full view of the city at Tehran heights

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.

 

Accomodation

  4-Star Hotel 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 famous collections of jewels and diamonds from Iranian dynasties

Story of the day

Today, you’ll see a different aspect of Tehran: the 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.

 

Accomodation

  4-Star Hotel in Tehran

Experiences

  • Borujerdi House

    Art & Architecture Moment

    A vast mansion with full details of Iran’s traditional architecture which was once for a wealthy merchant

  • Tepe Sialk

    History Moment

    An ancient site and one of the world’s oldest civilizations that dates back to 6000 BC

  • MatinAbad Desert

    Nature Moment

    An oasis in the tranquil of sands; stay here to  touch the heart of Iran closely

Story of the day

The 200-year-old Kashan houses would amaze you. Yet, above all its history is Teppe Sialk. The remaining of one of humanity’s oldest civilizations from 5000-8000 years ago has been discovered there. At the end of this day, you’ll spend a calm and intimate night in the deserts at Matin Abad eco-lodge.

 

Accomodation

  Eco-lodge in Matin Abad Desert

Experiences

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

    Art & Architecture Moment

    An architectural masterpiece of Iranian mosque 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
  • House Dinner

    Hospitality Moment

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

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.  In the evening, it’s time to enjoy an Iranian dinner in an Iranian home.

 

Accomodation

  4-Star Hotel in Isfahan

Experiences

  • Vank Cathedral

    Religion Moment

    A splendid church in Jolfa, Isfahan Armenian neighborhood

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

     The elegant market of precious Persian carpets, handicrafts, and else.
  • 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 700-hundred-year Vank church in the Armenian neighborhood and the Great Jameh Mosque represent a peaceful religious coexistence. Then, go through the luxurious mazes of the Grand Bazaar roof. Now, it’s time to join people at their favorite rendezvous over the Zayanderud and its brick-old bridges.

 

Accomodation

  4-Star Hotel in Isfahan

Experiences

  • Pasargadae

    History Moment

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

  • Persepolis

    History Moment

    UNESCO World Heritage; A ceremonial complex of ancient Persian kings, The earliest remains of Persepolis are from 515 BC

  • Necropolis

    History Moment

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

  • Tomb of Hafez
    the famous poet of love and mystics rests here

Story of the day

Persepolis is the remains of a very ancient civilization of the world. It was once a vast empire from east to west. The stone reliefs of the Necropolis will leave you breathless of the glory back then. Later, you can soothe your mind at Hafez Tomb and enjoy its peaceful aura.

 

Accomodation

  4-Star Hotel in Shiraz

Experiences

  • Pink Mosque

    History Moment

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

  • Eram Garden
    UNESCO World Heritage; A Persian garden with a palace as its sparkling jewel
  • Fly from Shiraz to Tehran
  • Airport drop off

Story of the day

The Pink Mosque in Shiraz embraces you with dancing lights through colorful glasses. The soothing feeling there will follow you to the shades of the tall trees in the fascinating Eram garden. It’s the best and most lasting souvenir accompanies you on your flight back to Tehran for leaving Iran.

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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
Domestic flight from Shiraz to Tehran
All land transportation by Air-co vehicles

Accommodations

5 Nights at 4-star hotels
1 Night at eco-lodge

Meals

6 Breakfast
2 Dinner
Daily snacks & bottled mineral water

Guide & Support

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

Additional Services

Entrance Fees to the mentioned monuments in the itinerary
Local Debit Card
Iranian Sim Card + Internet Data

Exclusions

International airfares, taxes, surcharges
Tips
Meals not mentioned in the inclusions.
Travel Insurance
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 40% Surcharge would apply for solo travelers.
Volume discounts would apply for groups.

Months Price / person
March, April, May
€ 995
Jun, July, August
€ 925
September, October
€ 985
November, December, January, February
€ 925

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 2 meals in local restaurants

1 night we sleep at an eco lodge

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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