Eco Adventure Tour

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1,990

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Tehran

To

Isfahan

23 Days

Embark on a journey to experience Unesco World Heritage to embrace stunning glories of nature in fresh-air museums from the southeastern Caspian sea to the central desert of Persia. Satisfy our curiosity in broad-leaved jungles, which is the homeland of wildlife exploration and diverse ecoregion, feed us better to familiarize ourselves with the green lifestyle of Persians in ancient Hyrcanian forests that exists for million years. Explore deeper into Persia to indulge your soul with a mysteriously different area of Lut Desert to touch the hottest and driest spot on earth, where shows you spectacular far-reaching stony deserts, huge dune fields and strong winds. Lut Desert is an iconic landscape with distinctive landforms and sand-sea where is believed as the best model of unseen, extent, continuity and height. Persia ecosystems with different types of properties represent remarkable pictures of natural inland sceneries, where hugely describes most environmental features of Hyrcanian ecological values and extravagant environmental condition in the Lut desert.

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Itinerary

Tehran (2N), Mashhad (2N), Bojnurd (1N), Golestan (2N), Damghan (1N), Mesr Desert (2N), Yazd (2N), Kerman (3N), Shiraz (3N), Isfahan (3N), Kashan (1N).

Tehran, as the most modern city and capital of Iran where clearly shows the classical and modern combination of Persian culture is located on the south of the Alborz mountain range. Damavand, the highest Summit of Iran is a heroic symbol of Tehran, also the city embraces cultural & natural landscapes with the brilliant glory of palaces and distinctive museums.
On the time of arrival at IKA Airport, our representative will welcome you with a Logo show card and guiding you to exit the airport to the hotel. Leave pressure of flight under the shower and relax before the tour of Tehran treasures.
After Check-in and having a rest we take a walk through Laleh park to the Carpet Museum, where shines for the collection of Persian carpets since 1500 years ago to now, then we reach Contemporary Art Museum to indulge ourselves to extend our knowledge about Persian Modern Arts and the most valuable collection of western art out of Europe and America bypassing the park, after that gathering together with leaders and fellow travellers to have a brief about the tour.

Overnight Tehran, (D).

 

Carpet Museum
Carpet Museum is the most distinctive gallery of Persian rugs in Silk Road route to amaze you with beauty of colors and themes of authentic Persian art.

Today, we start the tour with Golestan Palace as a royal complex with over 400 years old as a brilliant and historical monuments of Tehran, which is decorated with peculiar ornaments such as tiling, mirror-works and paintings, surpassed the four kings who crowned in its majesty and now distinguished itself as a Unesco World Heritage, then taking a walk to overlook Tehran Grand Bazaar, a roofed up building with old-time architecture of passages and pathways which leave you in a puzzle which is a cultural end economic center in downtown of Tehran, after that (Sat to Tue 14:30 to 16:30) walking to Treasury of National Museum (National Jewelry Museum), where shines for the beauty of the diamonds, jewels and brilliant royal heritages, to feel kingdom excellency, in the evening we keep going deep into Persia by visiting Iran National Museum as a cradle of Persia tale that holds archaeological collections in two separate structures; Ancient Iran Museum and Museum of Islamic Period to present you with culture, art and history of Iran.

Overnight Tehran, (B,L,D).

 

Golestan Palace
Golestan Palace is an incredible collection of gorgeous exterior decoration with combination of French and Persian architecture embracing unbelievable interior design with eye-catching mirror-work, wood-work and plaster work.

Today we visit Sa’ad Abad Complex locating in the Darband area at the footage of the Alborz mountain range with a green atmosphere and very pleasant weather, so proves itself as a royal resident for two dynasties from Qajar to Pahlavi in the past two decades. Sa’ad Abad embraces palaces, museums and galleries which depicts Persia contemporary era in detail, next in order time we feel spirituality in Tehran holiest shrine in Tajrish (Imamzadeh Saleh), where is so close to the old Tajrish Bazaar, to have further knowledge about the traditional style of Persian daily life, then we move to Mehr Abad Airport to fly to Mashhad.

Overnight Mashhad, (B,L,D).

 

Tajrish Bazaar
Tajrish Bazaar is a very distinctive local bazaar in north part of the capital depicting traditional kinds with a very attracting vegetable spot.

Mashhad is the hometown of the greatest turquoise mines in the world, where shines as the capital of spirituality due to Imam Reza Holy Shrine in the Silk Road. The city produces more than 90 per cent of the Saffron of the globe and is the birthplace of the Afsharid Dynasty established by Nader Shah.

Our exploration continues by an expedition to Neishabur as the city of turquoise and poems, to visit Khayam mausoleum, who was an astronomer, mathematician, philosopher and poets, worldly known for his unsurpassable couplets, soon after we travel to Attar mausoleum, one of the main Sufism theorists and a poet who is mentioned by Rumi as the spirit of Love and knowledge, then visiting Kamal-ol-Molk Tomb, who was the most famous painter in the contemporary history of Persia, after that we travel back to Mashhad to have a glimpse of Nader Shah Tomb, who reestablished Persia as a military superpower in recent history, next in order of time we experience the masterpiece of the holy shrine of the eighth Imam of Shi’a religion, where is deep in spirituality and architecture, to touch not only the beliefs of Shi’a followers but also Sheikh Baha’i Tomb.

Overnight Mashhad, (B,L,D).

 

Omar Khayyam Mausoleum
Omar Khayyam Mausoleum with surrounding garden and colorful leaves depict the real sense of Khayyam couplets filled with joy, happiness and free will.

Our exploration continues with leaving Mashhad to Bojnurd by having an expedition to Tous county, a pleasant morning-drive brings us to visit Haruniyeh Monument, which was built in remembrance of Tabran old city, with beauty of a Azeri style structure, soon after we take a walk to the mausoleum of the most influential poet in Persian lifestyle, who maintained Persian language from being destroyed, by writing further than 50000 epic poems in Shahnameh, Tomb of Ferdowsi is a unique imitation of Achaemenid architectural style with his poems engraved on, after that we walk to Mehdi Akhavan Sales who is known as the contemporary Ferdowsi as a reason of his epic and exhilarating poems, next in order of time we will have the chance to visit the white and modest grave of Master Mohammad Reza Shajarian who survived Persian traditional music from being forgotten by his extraordinary voice and songs, then we move toward Bojnurd City to get as close as possible to Hyrcanian forests while visiting Sardar Mofakham Mansion which is built by influence of European architecture style by distinctive tile-work and mirror-work which displays angels, flowers and gardens by tile-art on the walls in the heart of the city.

Overnight Bojnurd, (B,L,D).

 

Tomb of Ferdowsi
Ferdowsi is the hero of Persians who has kept the Persian language alive since one thousand years ago, buried in an Achaemenid style mausoleum.

Golestan Province used to be called Gorgan that means the city of wild wolves is the homeland of nature and culture in Persia. Rainy Forests, green fields and nomads are the city symbols where you find Gonbad Kavus Tower as an architectural masterpiece and Hyrcanian Forest as a fresh-air museum that both registered as Unesco World Heritage.
Our today tour dedicates our passion to Unesco World Heritages which begins with a fresh-air museum of Hyrcanian Forests from the southwest part of the Caspian Sea to the east. In Golestan National Protected Park we explore an ecoregion of broad-leaved forests alive for more than 40 million years ago alongside the Alborz mountain range.

Overnight Gonbad Kavus, (B,L,D).

Photo: Golestan National Park
Broad-leaved jungles with divers ecoregion in ancient Hyrcanian forests is the home of wildlife since million years ago.

 

Golestan National Park
Broad-leaved jungles with divers ecoregion in ancient Hyrcanian forests is the home of wildlife since million years ago.

Today, we will experience sunrise shining among the million-year leaves hanging from the trees, while having wildlife songs, soon after we travel to the historical city of Gonbad Kavus to visit a tomb with extraordinary height as an architectural monument which belongs to Qabus King as his mausoleum, it is called Qabus Ibn Voshmgir Tower registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site because of its distinctive cylindrical tower and single material structure built out of brick.

Overnight Golestan, (B,L,D).

 

Gonbad-e Qabus
Gonbad-e Qabus, also known as the “Mill of the Dome” is built in the shape of a ten-sided building as the tallest tower in the old world with a height of 72 meters to be a sign of urban fabric along caravans.

The Tour takes us to the province with the longest path in the Silk Road, where dated back to the Median era and depicting four seasons in one area with a demonstration of extraordinary lifestyle adapted to the desert. Also, a geopolitical region connecting north, south, east and west of Persia close to the Alborz mountain range.
Our tour starts with passing a picturesque road to Shahroud county to have an expedition to Bayazid Bastami Tomb who was one of the leaders of Sufism philosophy and Islamic mysticism, after that we continue our exploration to Damghan county, which is one of the main cities of the Silk Road Heritage, to visit Tarikhaneh Mosque displaying distinctive Sassanid architecture as the oldest mosque in Persia, the mosque which used to be a fire temple for Zoroastrians to worship God before the Arab conquest.

Overnight Damghan, (B,L,D).

 

Tarikhaneh Mosque
Tarikhaneh Mosque is a Sassanid Heritage left in Silk Road as a fire temple rebuilt as a mosque after Arab conquest of Persia with a very identifying Sassanid architectural art.

To continue the exploration, our itinerary allows us to go deeper into the central desert of Persia by travelling to Jandagh village, where is a heritage of Sassanid architectural style as a prison, locating at the innermost part of the desert on the way to Mesr village, then we drive to Mesr to enjoy the identifying characteristics of desertic Heritages in Persia.

Tarikhaneh Mosque

Overnight Mesr Desert, (B,L,D).

 

Today is devoted to surfing the tranquillity that pleasurably exalts mind and spirit to reach the highest grade of freedom and imagination in the farthest area from urbanism in the Kavir desert and the distinctive sparse vegetation and climate in the central region of Persia. Our expedition continues for experiencing the lifestyles in the village to discover the way that helps them to acclimate themselves to the desertic situation. Such exploration intensifies our knowledge about culinary art, architecture and customs of Mesr Desert, also experiencing leisure such as camel riding, off-roading and night gatherings.

Overnight Mesr Desert, (B,L,D).

 

Kavir desert
Kavir desert let visitors discover beauty of stars and sands to relieve their soul with calmness of oases, where you touch sky and wandering over lands and being inspired by the lifestyle of residents.

 

Yazd is a city that displays human adaptation to dry nature by identifying architecture. Simple materials to build astonishing structures such as wind-catchers, baths, mosques and houses to preserve the people living in the heart of the desert surprises visitors. In addition, Qanat construction is an ancient engineering knowledge, which conveys water from natural resources, quenches people and farms. The city is the home of Persian sweeties and handwoven souvenirs, where religious diversity enlightens you about Zoroastrians, Jewish, Christians and Muslims in the city centre.

Our Tour to Yazd begins with an expedition to Ardakan Historical Village, where is one of the most important centres for Zoroastrians to admire the co-existence of fire temples and mosques, then we move to Maybod county to explore a region that was Mozaffarid dynasty capital and widely known in terms of architecture and handicrafts in the north of Yazd. Our visits will include Abbasi Caravanserai where displays how travellers relaxed on the way of their tours, after that we take a walk to traditional Water Reservoir which plays a vital role to provide safe and clean water in the desert, soon after we have a glance at the Ice House which feed the county with sufficient ice reminded from winter to summer based on an evaporation engineering masterpiece since 1000 B.C, then we visit Narin Castle, which used to be a fortress during existence, dated back to Achaemenid era.

Overnight Yazd, (B,L,D).

 

Today we begin our travel with Yazd Jameh Mosque, where the brilliance of tilling dazzle eyes next to the highest minarets in Iran, depicting harmonious craft between Islamic and Persian architecture, after that we walk to the Fahadan area to explore brick and mud lifestyle with a particular style of construction, where customs and traditions fed the region, to reach Alexander Prison that used to be a school, then we visit Zoroastrians Fire Temple, which is continuously burning for around 2500 years. Then, our exploration continues to Amir Chakhmagh Complex with its gorgeous balanced submerged alcoves in the Tekyeh and historical mosque, soon after we experience traditional form for athletics which used to be for training soldiers for warfare in Zourkhaneh (Pahlavani Rituals).
Our today tour ends with having a pleasant night in the calm atmosphere around the highest wind-catcher in the world with a peculiar architecture in Dowlat Abad Garden.

Overnight Yazd, (B,L,D).

 

Dowlat Abad Garden
Dowlat Abad Garden waves at you in an adobe in size of a city as an orchard with delightful ambience to fresh you.

Kerman is the largest province in Iran with the most precious archaeological landscapes such as Bam Citadel and famed Persian gardens such as Shazdeh Mahan Garden. Kerman is the realm of Persian weaving such as Carpet, Terme and Pate. In addition, the city is not only famous for the widely known Lut Desert but also for the pistachio farms.

On the way to Kerman, we will have an excursion to Pahlavanpur Garden as an identifying Persian garden built during the reign of the Qajar dynasty with a Zandieh architectural style including a bath, summerhouse, kitchen and winter quarter to shape unique orchards registered as a Unesco World Heritage. In the middle of the route, we travel to Rafsanjan to visit the Presidential Museum to have a glance at diplomatic gifts, which are given to Persian diplomats from ancient times to the present era. It is noticeable that Mr Rafsanjani as the previous speaker and president of I. R. Iran, dedicated most of the gifts to the museum as he was from Rafsanjan.

Overnight Kerman, (B,L,D).

 

Lut Desert
Lut Desert is the hottest and driest area on earth, where shows spectacular far-reaching stony deserts, extensive dune fields and strong winds.

 

Our exploration continues with Ganjali Khan Complex as a historic district built during Ganjali Khan as governor of Kerman to devote himself to public services. The archive of the area includes a mosque, a bath, Bazaar and a school that attributes to Ganjali Khan Complex prosperity. Then, we visit Shazdeh Mahan Garden as a prototype of a Persian garden with a gorgeous mansion, surrounded by trees and facing fountains and structured in a well-situated location in terms of climate, soon after we take a tour to the Lut Desert, where is widely called the Dasht-e Lut, to experience a salty desert with hottest and driest area in the world. As a result of the Lut identifying natural character, it’s registered as a Unesco World Heritage because of the warmest land surface on earth in Gandom Beryan.

Overnight Kerman, (B,L,D).

 

 Lut Kalut
Lut Kalut is an iconic landscape with exceptional landforms and sand-sea which is believed as the best model of unbroken, extent, continuity and height.

When we escape from the helter-skelter of the city to the calm and silent virgin nature of the Lut desert, our soul flies to the sky and floats softly in a sea of stars. When we look at the galaxy in the evening while the sun caresses the soft sands another world shows itself with all details in the Lut Desert.
Lut Desert is a diverse space in biodiversity from animals with extraordinary physical abilities to unique plants such as Nebkas that may be the only inhabitants in the desert that stubbornly strives for life. In addition, Kalut as the sandy hills is the other unique natural element of Lut that describes the identifying environment of Lut. Trees in this region have made a pot out of the plain as the largest found Nebka is around ten meters long and belongs only to Lut. These trees and hills trape in the soil in the Mahan Region, where embraces the warmest spot in the world, locating in the southeast of Kerman province.

Overnight Kerman, (B,L,D).

 

Lut Nebkas
Nebkas are the rarest inhabitants of the desert that stubbornly strives for life. These shrubs are trapped in the soil. Trees in this region have made a pot out of the plain. These Desert, which seem mostly turmeric shrubs, are rarely seen in the Lut Desert, but they are the largest pots in the world. The largest found Nebka is around ten meters long and belongs to the Lut Desert.

 

Today tour begins with taking an expedition to Bam Citadel, the largest adobe structure, which embraces ancient stories since more than 1000 B.C., in the world. Bam Citadel renovated by the Achaemenid empire to preserve its mysterious and magical glories. The centre of the citadel is the defensive fortress, which includes a residential area, buildings for lodging soldiers and the governor residence, besides Bazaar, mosque, watchtowers, and gates are other significant constructions.
Sadly, a recent earthquake (2003) destroyed most parts of the citadel but early after that rebuild started, then we will move to visit Rayen Castle that is a well-preserved Sassanid citadel built out of adobe as a live imitation of Bam Citadel before travelling back to Kerman for flying to Shiraz.

Overnight Shiraz, (B,L,D).

 

Bam Citadel
Bam Citadel displays how ancient Persians adapted their lifestyle with identifying nature of Lut Desert and adjusted their architectural power in relation with universe.

Day 17: Shiraz, Home of Persian Heritage

Shiraz, the motherland of Persian Culture with all legendary Achaemenian’s and Sassanian’s heritage, is the city of prose & poem, gardens and flowers. Historical ornaments such as Persepolis and Pasargadae spread through the tale of the province from the Achaemenid empire to the Zand Dynasty. In addition, spirituality always plays a key role in the story of Shirazi people not only during Zoroastrianism but also in the Islamic era.

Today we devote ourselves to Zand dynasty heritages that begins with Kolah Farngi Mansion to experience the ceremonial palace of the Zand Dynasty, where is a Zand legacy museum at the present era. The tour continues with Vakil Historic Bath as an architectural masterpiece built from gypsum, stone and brick. By keeping walking to Vakil Mosque as an entrance door to the Vakil bazaar we experience a royal mosque that derives its fame from the art of architecture, calligraphy and columns engravings. Tourists will be amazed by the passageways in the bazaar, where they experience Shirazi nomads and tribes clothing and purchasing handicrafts. By exploring Vakil Complex we reach Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, a supreme intellectual and artistic sacred place that proves no comparison with the typical mosques. Spirituality lies inside when sunshine passes through the colourful glasses of windows to Persian carpet orchards or on the firm columns inside, also you will be dazzled by the superb ceiling ceramic work. Next to the itinerary, we visit Qavam House as a unique model of Persian architecture that depicts most of the artistic value of the culture, not only in the garden with fountains, planting flowers and palm trees, but also with gorgeous mirror-works and European style of paintings. Finally, we will dedicate our evening to Hafezieh, the mausoleum of a poet whose love stories, spiritual beliefs and sagacious poems left an untouched and legacy behind for readers to alleviate. Hafez Ghazals embrace eloquent words which inspire Persians to fall in love, be honest and worship Allah.

Overnight Shiraz, (B,L,D).

 

Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque
Sunshine sunken you in striking colors which comes out of the colorful windows to brighten the tile-decorated ceiling and well-designed columns of Nasir-ol-Molk mosque.

We travel outside of Shiraz to explore Persepolis, which shows one of the three Achaemenid Empire Capital dedicated to the ceremonies, to demonstrate the imperial majesty. Darius the Great constructed Persepolis. The palace with the meaning of city of Persians is a clear example of Achaemenid architectural style, soon after we keep going to Naqsh-e Rustam, a Necropolis, where the emperors of Persian civilization are buried in rock cuts, with kings engraved messages on rock reliefs, also the Zoroastrians sacred place, Cube of Zoroaster, as a spiritual monument is located next to the rock face, after that taking a short walk to Naqsh-e Rajab, an open air archaeological archive which displays Sassanid imperial impregnable power and triumph over Roman emperor on bas-relief inscriptions, then we will have a glance to Quran Gate, which is the entrance gate of Shiraz from north, built by Zand dynasty in reason of blessing passengers by the holiness of Quran, next to the gate is Tomb of Khwaju, who was the guru in literature, also a guide to Hafiz, after that on the way back to downtown our exploration continues with Eram Garden, the original meaning of Paradise (Pardis in Persian Language) by displaying the Persia peculiar structure in magnificent buildings and botanical garden, then our evening tour includes Saadiyeh, mausoleum of a poet who nourishes you with words and wisdom to enlighten your soul. Sa’adi global reputation for verses about human rights left us the most valuable heritage by writing books such as GOLESTAN & BOSTAN.

Overnight Shiraz, (B,L,D).

 

Persepolis
Persepolis embraces the most significant Achaemenid heritage, not only as an archeological remain, but also as a fact of cultural legacies of Persians.

We embark on a full-day tour to Isfahan by having a deep expedition to Pasargadae, the ancient capital of Achaemenid, which was built under the order of Cyrus the Great, with a famous fourfold Persian model of the garden, to explain the nobility of the emperor and his tomb. On the way to Isfahan, we will have an expedition to the Izad Khast Complex, which was built as an adobe structure during the reign of the Sassanid empire, including a fortress, fire temple, caravansary, bathroom and the city of Izad Khast. The complex was renovated after the Arab conquest of Persia by constructing a mosque over the fire temple, also during the Safavid era by adding a caravansary and bridge to be livable till the Qajar dynasty.

Overnight Isfahan, (B,L,D).

 

Pasargadae
Pasargadae ancient city embraces Cyrus the Great Tomb, Pasargadae garden and Prison of Solomon to demonstrates better detail about the first king of Achaemenid empire and the urban structure of the time.

Isfahan, the city of glories and Perso-Islamic masterpieces devoted itself to craftsman’s ability to become the centre of art, not only in architecture or handicrafts but also in urban structures and music. The city is a treasure of mosques, Cathedrals, mansions, bridges and gardens that amazed visitors in all aspects of skilful ingenuities.

Tour through Isfahan begins with a three-floor building which is called Qeisarie Gate in remembrance of the king as the main entrance to Isfahan Grand Bazaar, which directs us to Naqsh-e Jahan Square (Meidan Emam) to visit the Masterwork of chief architect Sheikh Bahaee, after that we walk to Sheikh Lotf Allah Mosque to be amazed by the genius interior and exterior decoration of the dome which used to be a royal Mosque dedicated to Shah Abbas Safavid, soon after we visit Shah Mosque, which depicts Persian architecture in the Islamic era, by consisting of iwans, domes, tilling and supreme engineering of a voice echoing, Then our trip to the square will end by Ali Qapu Palace which could be called as a gallery of art in terms of music, painting and decoration in an acoustic structure.
By nourishing our mind in the square, we walk to Chehel Sotun Palace (Bagh-e Chehel Sotun), where a relaxing atmosphere with gorgeous paintings are awaiting us with palace photos reflected into the front pond, then we travel to the white river to indulge ourselves in the beauty of worldly known Khaju and Si-O Se Pol Bridges.

Overnight Isfahan, (B,L,D).

 

Naqsh-e Jahan Square
Naqsh-e Jahan Square is an identifying cultural center to touch Isfahani handicrafts, perso-Islamic architecture and royal dreams.

Today Our tour includes Vank Cathedral with its fascinating paintings and mosque-like dome, which Armenians who were forced to move to Isfahan by Shah Abbas Safavid constructed. By visiting the cathedral, we walk to the Armenian Genocide Museum to have a glance at the historic handwritten books, reminded artefacts of the cathedral and the first printed book in Persia, soon after, we travel to Isfahan Jameh Mosque (Masjed-e Jame of Isfahan) to discover a unique practice of designing a holy place by renovation and reconstruction a mosque which is one of the oldest one in Persia. Our exploration continues to Chahar Bagh Street that is a masterpiece of urbanism, then Hasht Behesht Palace, which used to be a royal pavilion with glamorous paintings, woodwork, mirrorwork and tilling.

Overnight Isfahan, (B,L,D).

 

Vank Cathedral
Vank Cathedral is a wall-painting collection depicting Christian stories by Armenian beliefs in Julfa area of Isfahan.

On the way to Kashan, we have an expedition to Abyaneh village to experience one of the ancient rural areas in Persia, where depicts historical traditions and customs along with distinctive habitable buildings. Then, we travel to Kashan, where is one of the homelands of Persian civilization, to perfect our knowledge about the country on the last night of the tour.
We visit Aminodole Caravanserai at the centre of Kashan bazaar, where the coherent form of the structure reflects hospitality sensibility, after that, we visit Agha Bozorg Mosque that is the only one in its model as a mosque with a sunken courtyard.

Overnight Kashan, (B,L,D).

 

Abyaneh village
Abyaneh village is a reddish village with incredible rural lifestyle and colorful dating back to Achaemenid era.

Today is devoted to Kashan legacies that begin with Boroujerdi House that combines the desert style of wind-catchers with Persian models of an iwan with superb plaster-work in interior and exterior decoration. Soon after, we visit Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse to feel Persian gatherings meanwhile bathing, next in order of time we walk to Tabatabaee House which includes peculiar differences from the previous one in terms of stone reliefs, stucco and coloured glasses, after that, we visit Mohtasham Kashani Tomb an influential Shi’a poet during the Safavid dynasty, whose poems are about the tragedy of Ashura, then we travel to Fin Garden, which depicts a genuine Persian garden, telling us stories about the contemporary era from murdering Amir Kabir to present.

We finally drive to the IKA Airport to Depart Iran.

 

Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse
Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse exhibits hospitality, friendship and art to gather together the local community to get fresh and energetic.

Offer Details

  • Embracing Persia nature in fresh-air museum of Hyrcanian forests and Lut desert.
  • Experiencing homeland of wildlife exploration and broad-leaved trees in Hyrcanian Forests.
  • Discovering mysteriously different area of Lut Desert to touch the hottest and driest spot on earth.
  • Meeting UNESCO heritages in scale of a city in Yazd.
  • Touching spectacular far-reaching stony deserts, huge dune fields and strong winds.
  • Visiting architectural masterpieces in capitals of Persia such as Shiraz, Isfahan, Lurestran and the Great Khorasan.
  • Buying memory such as handicrafts and tasting food of Iran.
  • Purchasing souvenirs and shopping.
  • Accommodation in 3-, 4- and 5-star hotels with breakfast daily (B)
  • Meals as per itinerary (L =Lunch, D =Dinner), including soft drinks, juices and tea/coffee
  • Qualified national guide throughout
  • Comprehensive sightseeing, and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Local economy class flight based on itinerary
  • Transportation throughout on comfortable, air-conditioned coaches
  • Land travel by air-conditioned couch
  • Lectures and talks with tour leaders and experts
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfares (please contact GoPersis DMC. or your travel agent for assistance)
  • Items of a personal nature (e.g. telephone, laundry,  mini-bar, taxis etc.)
  • Airport and hotel porterage

GoPersis DMC. will coordinate your visa application for a stay of up to 29 days in 3 to 7 working days after fulfilling specific requirements box by participants.

Visa for citizens from the U.S.A, Canada, the Great Britain and South Ireland takes around 40 days to be issued.

It is your responsibility to check your passports valid for 6 months after the date of their return home, also obtaining all necessary info for visas, inoculations and preventative medicines as may be required for the duration of the tour. Information about these matters or related items is given in good faith but without responsibility on the part of GoPersis DMC.

Visa Restriction: Entry will be refused to travelers with any evidence of visiting Israel – not just Israeli entry stamps.

It is a condition of Iran travel that clients must have comprehensive travel insurance for international tours. We reserve the right to withdraw clients if it becomes apparent that clients are unfit. There will be No refund. It is also a requirement that clients do not cause any significant disruption to the tour or the tour group. GoPersis may refuse admission on the Iran tours, or require the client to withdraw if participation causes significant disruption.

Regarding the number of passengers, Go Persis DMC reserves comfortable and air-conditioned coaches. The coaches take travellers throughout the tour and are at any service at the request of the tour guide. Go Persis DMC manages all airport transfers from your arrival to departure for domestic and international flights. In addition, taking travellers to any train or bus station resumes the itinerary.

Free Excursions:
– Zourkhaneh (Pahlavani Rituals): a traditional form of athletics for training soldiers for warfare in ancient era.
– An excursion to Abyaneh Village to experience one of the ancient rural areas close to the central desert of Persia.
– Rigareh Qanat-based Water Mill: to investigate how people quench their thirst by constructing qanat underground since 1000 B.C in Persia.
Having an excursion to Meyman Mount Village, A village with a very peculiar structure of cave-like houses.

Free Workshops:
– Experiencing Monabatkari or Moghaarkari Workshops.
– Experiencing Ghalamzani Workshop.
– Experiencing Minakari Workshop.

Iranian Debit Card is for international travellers to provide them access to the Iranian payment system. Travellers can recharge the Debit cards in currencies such as Kr, EURO and AED. Iran Debit card presents an expiry date, and travellers can receive cash in Rials everywhere. The cardholder can withdraw money from ATMs of all Iranian banks. They can also purchase tickets at museums, go shopping, and even use it for internet shopping services. At the end of the trip, travellers can receive the remaining amount in cash in Rials. Besides, travellers can purchase any other currency at exchange offices.

‏ Tour members must be able to:‏
Negotiate airports and railway stations without wheelchair assistance.
* Move your luggage a short distance if required.
‏Use combined shower/bath facilities (it is impossible to guarantee walk-in shower facilities).‏
Undertake walking tours of 1-2 hours, including using stairs and walking over cobblestones and other uneven surfaces‏.
Stand for long periods in museums and other sites.‏
Embark / disembark coaches, trains and other methods of transportation without assistance
‏‏Handle your luggage.

Iranian cuisine is heavily based on rice, bread, fresh vegetables, herbs and fruit. Meat is mostly lamb or mutton. The national drink of Iran is chai (tea), always served scalding hot, black and strong. All sorts of delicious fresh fruit juices, milkshakes and yoghurt drinks are available throughout Iran.

Alcohol is strictly forbidden. Do not take any alcohol into Iran.

The most visible daily expressions of Iran’s Shi’ite Islam are the modest dress code, and rules for behavior at mosques, both of which apply for men and women.

Dress code for women: Women are required to wear loose-fitting clothing which covers the arms and legs (long pants). A coat or top that comes down to mid-thigh (light weight trench-coat), and a headscarf. During visits to some mosques, women will also be required to wear a special robe provided at the entrance.

Dress code for men: Men are required to wear trousers and shirts with either long-sleeves or half-sleeves. (No singlets). Shorts are not permitted.

All participants of the tours must obey the laws and regulations of I.R.Iran. Any failure to do so will relieve GoPersis of all obligations under these booking conditions.

* Rates for triple rooms are equal to those mentioned for the sharing twin/double room.
* Hotel early check-in, late check-out, connecting rooms and adjoining rooms are subject to availability. There will be no guarantee.
* No refund for unused services, splitting the package is not acceptable.
* Airfares are subject to change without prior notice.
* Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to the tour contents.
*Opening times of attractions and places of interest may change without prior notice.
The government would close attractions and places of interest without prior notice.
GoPersis operates each group tour in one specific language.

Go Persis DMC tailors Fixed Departure tours for time and expense management. Tour is for Four passengers (Min) and Ten passengers (Max). But, If the number of passengers goes under Six (that rarely happens), GoPersis offers a Private Style tour. Also, we can transfer you (under your permission) to another Fixed Departure. On the other hand, the price is fully refundable.

Cancellation 60 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 30% of package price.

Cancellation 30 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 50% of package price.

Cancellation less than 15 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 100% of package price.

Failure to arrive means a No – Show and no refund issue for Gopersis.

Cancellation policy during peak season (10MAR-30MAY/20SEP-30NOV)

*Cancellation 90 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 15% of package price.

*Cancellation 60 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 50% of package price.

*Cancellation 30 days prior to departure date, travelers have to charge 100% of package price.

*Failure to arrive means a No – Show and no refund issue for Gopersis.

Child policy:

10% discount on tour price (not applicable for airfare) for child under 12 years old. Sharing a twin room with 1 adult.

5% discount on tour price (not applicable for airfare) for child under 12 years old. Sharing a triple room with 2 adults.

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