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Iran Experience

Small group tour to the highlights of Iran


Group Tour

13 days from £2799 per person

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  Places Visited: Tehran, Shiraz, Yazd, Isfahan, Kashan, Tehran

We at TransIndus were thrilled by the recent relaxation of Foreign Office advice regarding travel
to Iran - a country we have long wished to visit and run tours to. That day has now dawned,
and we’re delighted to be able to offer this fascinating two-week trip, which covers all of the
country’s principal sights - including the magnificent Safavid monuments of Isfahan, the former
Zoroastrian capital of Yazd and ruins of ancient Persepolis. In the course of a varied fortnight,
you’ll visit beautiful Persian gardens, admire exquisitely tiled tombs in the desert, and shop for
traditional delicacies in wonderful old bazaars. There will also be ample opportunity to sample
the legendary cuisine and hospitality of a country whose inhabitants are obviously delighted to
be reconnecting with the wider world again after decades of political isolation.

Holiday Types

Group Tours Cultural Holidays


Travel Arrangements

  • Group Size 6-16 people
  • Internal Travel Air-conditioned coach, domestic flight
  • Accompanying Guide English-speaking accompanying guide throughout
  • Accommodation 12 nights
  • Meal Plan Half board


Itinerary for Iran Experience

Day 1

You will be greeted on arrival in Tehran and escorted to Ferdowsi Grand Hotel or similar for the night. In the afternoon, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant close to Golestan Palace, before exploring the palace grounds and rooms.

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Day 2
Tehran, Shiraz

This morning is the perfect time to visit the National Museum and Islamic Museum. Take an afternoon flight south to Shiraz. In the evening, a pleasant walk around the Arg-e Karim Khan amongst the friendly locals. Stay at the Zandiyeh Hotel or similar for three nights.

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Day 3

A morning at Nasir-al Molk Mosque, Vakil Mosqu and the neighbouring grand bazaar. In the afternoon, enjoy the shade of Eram Garden and its Qavan Pavilion, before ending this full day at Hafiz’s tomb.

Day 4

Drive an hour out of the city this morning for a visit to Naqsh-e Rostam, the four tombs of ancient kings. Later in the afternoon, you’ll visit the monumental site of Persepolis - the seat of the Achaemenid empire, sacked by Alexander the Great in 330BC.

Day 5
Shiraz, Yazd

A long drive to Yazd, en route visit Pasargade, the site of the tomb of Cyrus the Great. Arrive in Yazd mid-afternoon. Short walk through the old city, finishing at the rooftop Art Café for the best panoramic view of the city. Check-in at the Dad Hotel or similar for two nights.

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Day 6

Visit the Dowlat Abad gardens before arriving at the Amir Chakhmaq complex, with its shrines, bazaar and century old sweet shop.

Day 7
Yazd, Isfahan

Drive to Isfahan today, stopping off at the fascinating ancient citadels of Meybod and Naein along the way. The perfect arrival time in Isfahan for a sunset walk around Naqsh-e Jahan Square. Stay at Setareh Hotel or similar for three nights.

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Day 8

This morning, visit the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque with its wonderful domed ceiling. Continue to the monumental structure of Shah Mosque. In the afternoon, stop at the third and final building of Naqsh-e Jahan Square, the Ali Qapu Palace. To complete today, a visit to Chehelsouton and its magnificent murals.

Day 9

A morning in the charismatic Armenian Quarter and most importantly, the Vank Cathedral. The afternoon is free for a visit to the Grand Bazaar.

Day 10
Isfahan, Kashan

Drive to the atmospheric town of Kashan, en route visit the red clay village of Abyaneh. Stay at the Manouchehri Hotel or similar for two nights.

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Day 11

Explore the heritage of Kashan, with its historic houses, bath houses, bazaar and the production of rose water.

Day 12
Kashan, Tehran

A morning for last-minute shopping. After leaving Kashan, drive to Qom, your final ancient site. Driving further north, you’ll arrive at Ibis Airport Hotel for a relaxing night before your flight back home tomorrow.

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Day 13

Transfer by shuttle bus to the airport for your onward flight.

13 days from £2799 per person

What's included

✓   12 nights accommodation
✓   All internal transportation and transfers
✓   English-speaking accompanying guide throughout
✓   Half board
✓   Entrance fees to sites and monuments listed in tour itinerary

2018/2019 tour prices for Iran Experience

Sat 09 Jun 2018 £2799 £689 Please call us
Thu 21 Jun 2018 £2799 £689 Please call us
Sat 22 Sep 2018 £2799 £689 Good
Sat 13 Oct 2018 £2799 £689 Good
Sat 10 Nov 2018 £2799 £689 Good
Sat 08 Dec 2018 £2799 £689 Good
Sat 16 Feb 2019 £2799 £689 Good
Sat 23 Mar 2019 £2799 £689 Good
Sat 13 Apr 2019 £2799 £689 Good

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