16-Day Tour of Iran: Deep into the Heart of Persia
If you are a culture lover, a history enthusiast and an admirer of Persian-Islamic art, join us on this in-depth exploration of Iran in 16 days. The UNESCO-recognized heritages (tangible and intangible) of the country are optimally packed together with its other outstanding magnets so that you have a genuine, comfortable and pleasant experience. On this 16-Day Tour of Iran, listen to your enthusiastic guide bring the ancient history into life and broaden your horizons with the adorable art and rich culture of the most attractive cities across Iran: Tehran, Hamedan, Kermanshah, Ahvaz, Shiraz, Yazd, Isfahan and Kashan.
- IncludeLicensed and experienced guideAccommodationTransportationEntrance feesDomestic Flight Ticket (s)Visa application services
Day 1: Tehran
Day 2: Tehran
Day 3: Tehran to Hamedan
Day 4: Hamedan to Kermanshah
Day 5: Kermanshah
Day 6: Kermanshah to Shush
Day 7: Shush to Shushtar
Day 8: Shushtar to Kazerun
Day 9: Kazerun- Shiraz
Optional 1: Like to check out an impressive historical cave near Tang-e Chogan? Then an hour of hiking will get you to Shapur Cave (UNESCO) and the giant statue of a Persian king inside.
Optional 2: Or, you can pick up the secrets of Persian cuisine with a Culinary Experience in Shiraz. Dig into the delicious layers of Persian culture by exploring Persian cuisine and enjoy the taste and aroma of unique dishes.Duration: 3-5 hours
Day 10: Shiraz
Optional: In the evening, you can enjoy the rare experience of a Night Gathering with a Shirazi Family. Being guests to one of the world’s most hospitable nations, enjoying homemade meals cooked with love, and discovering Persian customs in the warmth of an Iranian family is just unforgettable!
Duration: 2-4 hours
Day 11: Shiraz to Yazd
Day 12: Yazd
Optional: Or, you can explore Zoroastrian culture and lifestyle beside a Zoroastrian Family. This ancient Persian belief, which has influenced cultures beyond Iran’s borders, has its majority of followers in Yazd and its surrounding villages.
Duration: 2-3 hours
Day 13: Yazd to Isfahan
Optional:On your way to Isfahan, explore the interesting secrets of Qanat system (Persian ancient water system) at the Qanat of Zarch.
Day 14: Isfahan
Day 15: Isfahan to Kashan
Day 16: Kashan to Tehran
- Optional Tours
Visiting the historical attractions of Iran is truly rewarding. On the other hand peppering your tours with the depth of culture, customs and people will sure boost your experience. That’s why we’ve included Optional Experience-based tours in our packages. You will have to pay an additional surcharge for these tours.
- Small Group Tours
- Covid19 Policy
We only offer high quality hotels rated as 3-star and 4-star. Star rating standards may be slightly different from international standards. The accommodations we provide are double or twin rooms. Couples will be provided with a private double room and single travelers must pay extra to have a single room.
If the tour reaches a minimum of 3 travelers, the tour is guaranteed to run. If the minimum is not reached, you can choose to pay extra to experience the tour as planned, change the date of your tour, pick another tour, or get a full refund.
To book a place on this tour, please fill out the reservation form on this page. We’ll then contact you to complete your booking process. You’ll get all the details in your booking confirmation email. If you have any questions or need more information, feel free to contact us.
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