13-Day Iran Tour: On & Off the Beaten Path
From gorgeous terraced villages to grand ancient relics, see the different faces of Iran on this 13-Day Tour. Spice up your discovery of Iran’s main magnets with visits to the unique charms of western and northwestern Iran! Find the country’s top museums and museum palaces in Tehran. Get fascinated by the lovely nature, terraced villages, mystic secrets, and the untouched lifestyle of the Kurds of western Iran in Kermanshah. Check out the world’s largest water cave in Hamedan. Get impressed by the architectural masterpieces of Isfahan. Discover the Zoroastrian relics and desert architecture in Yazd. And fall in love with the adorable aura of the cultural capital of Iran: Shiraz.
Day 1: Tehran
Day 2: Tehran
Day 3: Tehran- Kermanshah
Day 4: Kermanshah
Day 5: Kermanshah- Hamedan
Day 6: Hamedan- Isfahan
Day 7: Isfahan
Optional: Beside your city tour, treat yourself to a unique and relaxing experience at one of Iran’s Traditional Hammams (bathhouses)! As a relic of an Islamic city of the good old days, a Persian Hammam with its special massage and rituals is both a relieving experience and a treat to your eyes with its tasteful architecture.Duration: around 2 hours
Day 8: Isfahan- Yazd
Optional: In the evening, 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 9: Yazd
Optional: Beside the city tour, you can also explore the interesting secrets of Qanat system (Persian ancient water system) at a UNESCO-listed Qanat.Duration: 1-2 Hours
Day 10: Yazd- Shiraz
Optional: You can join an Iranian Wedding Ceremony, get in touch with locals, discover traditions, and have fun the Iranian way.Duration: 2-5 hours
Day 11: Shiraz
Optional 1: After the city tour, 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
Optional 2: Beside your city tour, you can pick up the secrets of Persian cuisine with a Culinary Experience. Dig into the delicious layers of Persian culture by exploring Persian cooking and enjoy the taste and aroma of unique dishes.Duration: 3-5 hours
Day 12: Shiraz
Optional: Why not join us for a pleasant exploration of the Nights of Shiraz?
Day 13: Shiraz- Tehran
- Optional Tours
Visiting the historical attractions of Iran is 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 Off the beaten path tours and 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.Note: To care about your health during the Covid19 pandemic, we offer private rooms.
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.