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A Glimpse Tour into the Unknowns

5 Day Iran Cultural Tour

From € 630

The Magic Carpet

How long do you think it takes to tie a knot? How about 3000 knots?

Have you ever stood on top of a Persian carpet with a few thousand knots? Close your eyes and imagine standing on one!

I was sitting in my house staring at this Persian carpet my friend had gifted me years ago. Then, I realized how similar Iran is to a Persian carpet with so many knots all woven together. They create a land of mystical stories and colorful delights!  In fact, I realized how differently I was looking at that gift after visiting Iran via Iran travel agency!

Standing on its beautiful design, I traveled through all the knots. Mainly, Kashan and Isfahan were cities full of handicrafts and authentic Persian dishes in their Bazaar. Oh, the hundreds of hand-painted Persian tiles around the mosques of Isfahan! They are woven together like the knots of that carpet in my house in Canada.

Just like I cannot see the number of knots of a Persian carpet from afar, this 5-day tour took me far into the more profound stories of the mystical land of Iran. Let me tell you the story of my trip through the itinerary. So, Maybe you decide to come to stand on this carpet and create your own knots of a journey through Iran tour!

Tehran Bazar Persian Carpets

Starts in:

 Tehran

Ends in:

 Tehran

Destinations:

 Tehran, Kashan , Abyaneh, Isfahan

Duration:

  5 Days

Age Range:

  7 - 80

Physical Rating:

1/5

Accommodation:

  3 nights at 4-star hotels, 1 night at the guest house

Itinerary

Story of the Day


I walked through the sky on a bridge that connects two lush parks! Imagine walking on one with twisted interwoven modern architecture in the middle of a crowded city like Tehran with its many knots I got to explore later on.

Experiences

  • Airport pick up
  • Tabiat Bridge
    Tehran’s Largest Pedestrian Overpass
  • Bame Tehran
    (Depending on arrival time)
  • Saadabad Palace
    (Depending on arrival time)
  • Welcoming Dinner
  • Overnight stay at a 4-star hotel in Tehran

Story of the Day


I got to see a glimpse of the thousand years old civilization of Iran on this day we spent in Tehran! Therefore, I got to see the ancient things from different times and regions through the glass boxes in the museums of Tehran. They gave me an overview of the rest of the cities In Iran!

Experiences

  • Golestan Palace
    A UNESCO World Heritage
  • Tehran Bazaar

    • Iran people and local life icon chat symbolCity life &

    crowded streets, shopping, modernity intertwined with the history

  • National Museum of Iran
    Iran history & archaeology icon bookHistorical ancient monuments, oldest artifacts date back to Lower Paleolithic period
  • Treasury of National Jewels
  • House Dinner
    Iranian hospitality icon an envelop with heart in the middleAn Iranian family invites us to their home for a homemade dinner
  • Overnight stay at a 4-star hotel in Tehran

Story of the Day


I was staring at two skeletons on the archeological hills of Sialk at Kashan. I got to imagine what weaves together the threads of Iran from 5500 years ago to the present day and beyond. Like it was not enough, I had dinner with local people in Abyaneh. However, they were all alive even though they lived the same way as 500 years ago!

Experiences

  • Borujerdi House
    Iranian art & architecture icon castleFeatures of Iran’s traditional residential architecture
  • Tepe Sialk
    Iran history & archaeology icon bookZiggurat dates back to 3000 BC, oldest settlement dates to around 6000 BC
  • Abyaneh Village
    A symbol of the rural lifestyle of Iran
  • Overnight stay at a guest house in Abyaneh

Story of the Day

It’s a saying in Iran that to visit Isfahan is like visiting half the world at once! So, the most beautiful city in Iran is known to be Isfahan! I spent most of my time at Naqshe Jahan square, which literally translates to the image of the world.

Experiences

  • Naqsh-e Jahan SquareA UNESCO World Heritage
  • Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
  • Iranian art & architecture icon
  • An architectural masterpiece of Iranian architecture. First built of the four monuments of Naqsh-e Jahan square during the Safavid Empire
  • Shah MosqueA UNESCO World Heritage
  • Ali Qapu Palace
  • Iran history & archaeology icon
  • The official residence of Persian Emperors of the Safavid dynasty. Historically valuable paintings and mosaic work, acoustic rooms
  • Chehel Sotoun PalacePersian Garden, A UNESCO World Heritage
  • Khaju Bridge and Si-o-se-pol Traditional Bridge
  • Iran people and local life icon chat symbolCity life &
  • A walking tour of Zayanderud river and bridges, Gathering of songs and music
  • Overnight stay at a 4-star hotel in Isfahan

Story of the Day

I had always heard that Iran is just a Muslim country with many mosques!  Well, there is so much more into this carpet’s designs. Did you know how much Armenians, Georgians, and Chinese have done for this city’s progress through time? I got to experience it when I visited this Armenian neighborhood called Jolfa in Isfahan. It had the Vank cathedral at its heart!

I took a picture in my mind. It’s time to say goodbye till next time!

Experiences

  • Vank Cathedral
    Jolfa Square is the heart of the Armenian community in Isfahan.
  • Jameh Mosque of IsfahanA UNESCO World Heritage
  • Drive to Tehran
  • Airport drop off

Your Flexibility Options

Our Moments

We’ve defined 6 different moments for our Iran tours. All of our Iran tour packages include every one of them. Each site or experience has different aspects. However, each moment makes one of those aspects bolder during your experience. These moments are a way for you to express your preferences and have flexibility. We’ve designed the most efficient tours based on our previous experiences with other travelers. As you fill the booking form, you tell us what your preferences are and which moments connect to you more deeply. This way, you get to decide to enhance or reduce each moment during your Iran tour. We’ll make any changes necessary to your itinerary to align with your needs.

Our Guides

We have brought together a wide and diverse range of guides on our Iran tours. A huge part of your journey is to connect to your guide and have joyful conversations together. Since we want to organize Iran tours that are experience oriented, we’ve made it possible for you to have a say in choosing your guide. Usually, we would arrange a guide for you based on the knowledge we have from our guides and also you. However, you could also tell us in the booking form your preferences about your guide characteristics or specific knowledge and we’ll make sure to match a guide for you based on your requests.

This Tour's Features

Essential of Iran

This package is the most efficient one for your amount of time. You’ll see all the essentials of Iran while traveling with peace of mind. You’ll also have enough free time to dive deeper into the local culture and Iranian people’s lives. We have put the most important cities of Iran that could have fit into your time limit. All UNESCO heritage sites are fit into your package, as well.  

European Deal

All bookings and contracts are settled through SAE Event GmbH, a registered travel agency in Austria. As a result, all transactions and processes are done based on the European legal system. So you would have the advantage of working with a local tour operator under EU-law. Visiting Iran with locals was never that hassle-free.

Iranian Cuisines

We care about food. The meals are not full board so that you can choose them based on your personal preferences. Persian cuisine is popular for its diversity and deliciousness. We’ll introduce a wide range of restaurants to you so you could try what best suits your taste. In the end, we’ll expose you to a ray of delicious local Persian dishes during your trip.

Our Service

Transportation

Airport pick-up, drop-off
All land transportation by Air-co vehicles

Accommodations

3 Nights at 4-star hotels
1 Night at guest house

Meals

4 Breakfast
2 Dinner
Daily snacks & bottled mineral water

Staff & Experts

Local English-speaking Cultural Guide
Chief Experience Officer throughout your trip
24/7 Support

Additional Services

Entrance Fees to the mentioned monuments in the itinerary
Local Debit Card
Iranian Sim Card
Wi-Fi Modem
Official Iran Visa reference number

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.

Plan this Trip

Pricing for Private Tours

Months Price / person
March, April, May
€ 695
Jun, July, August
€ 630
September, October
€ 675
November, December, January, February
€ 630
  • 50% Surcharge would apply for solo travelers.
  • Volume discounts would apply for groups.

Pre-Booking 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 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 1 meal in a local restaurant
  • 1 night we sleep at a guest house
  • 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
  • We visit the products of NGOs in Isfahan to support them
  • 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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