Iran classic tour - 13 days from Tehran to Persian Gulf



About this tour

  • Cities:  Kashan , Yazd , Tehran , Isfahan , Qeshm Island , Shiraz

  • Duration:13 days

  • Languages: English

  • Group Size: 20

  • Free cancelation: Up to 20 days

  • Live tour guide

  • It’s a 12 days Iran classic discovery and cultural tour.
  • The tour starts in Tehran and ends up in Shiraz. In between, we visit 6 main cities and amazing UNESCO world heritage sites in Iran.
  • The best seasons to visit Qeshm are Autumn and Winter and Spring

Experience the beauty of Iran's stunning landscapes and immerse yourself in its rich cultural heritage with our Iran Classic Tour. This 13-day adventure will take you to the country's most famous landmarks and attractions. Get ready to explore the vibrant culture and breathtaking scenery along the Persian Gulf. Get ready for an amazing journey that will create memories you'll never forget. During our tour, we will get to explore the ancient ruins and amazing architecture of Iran's historic cities. We'll visit stunning mosques, palaces, and bazaars that will leave you in awe. Along the way, we'll discover the rich history and traditions of this fascinating country. And of course, we'll have the opportunity to savor the delicious flavors of traditional Persian cuisine.

  • 12 Nights in 4* Hotel or Traditional House Accommodation
  • 12 Breakfasts
  • All airport transfers
  • Private tourist guide
  • Travel insurance
  • All Entrance fees
  • International Flights
  • Visa Stamp/ Label Fee
  • Meals
  • Tips and personal expenses
Departure & Return
  • To meet your tour guide at the airport (IKA airport), you will be transferred to your hotel.
Additional Information
  • Using Minibus / Van / Private car depending on your group size
  • The number of meals depending on your arrival and departure time may be changed. Vegetarian dishes are also possible upon request.
  • Day 1: Upon arrival in Tehran, you will be greeted by your tour guide at IKA airport and escorted to your hotel. Our first day begins with a visit to the Sa'dabad Palace Complex and Niavaran Palace. These magnificent palaces were constructed by the Qajar and Pahlavi monarchs. Notably, the complex also houses the official residence of the President of Iran. Following our exploration of the palaces, we will proceed to the former USA Embassy. In the evening, we will take a leisurely stroll on the Nature Bridge, located in the renowned Fire and Water (Ab o Atash) park. This park is among the most popular green spaces in Tehran, offering a delightful setting for an evening walk.
  • Day 2: Our day begins with a visit to Golestan Palace, a remarkable historical complex located in Tehran, Iran's capital city. This former royal Qajar complex holds significant cultural value and was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site in June 2013. Afterward, we will proceed to explore the vibrant Grand Old Bazaar of Tehran, where you can immerse yourself in the local atmosphere and discover various treasures. Our next stop is the National Museum of Iran, where we will delve into the country's rich history and cultural heritage. If time permits, we will take a leisurely walk along 30 Tir Street, known for its bustling ambiance. As the day comes to an end, we will drive to Kashan, our next destination.
  • Day 3: Our sightseeing tour begins with a visit to the captivating historical houses in Kashan, such as Tabatabaei and Borujerdiha. These houses hold a lot of history and showcase unique architectural features. We then proceed to explore the tranquil and visually stunning Fin Persian garden. This beautiful garden features flowing water channels that lead to a central pavilion, creating a serene atmosphere. Next, we will explore the traditional Bazaar and Amin al-Dawla Timcheh (Caravanserai), where you can find an array of local products and experience the vibrant marketplace. Finally, we conclude the day by visiting the Aghabozorg mosque-religious school, which is a significant religious and educational institution in the area.
  • Day 4:On our way to Isfahan in the morning, we will make a stop at Madar Shah Caravanserai. Once we arrive in Isfahan and settle into our hotel, we will embark on an exploration of the enchanting city. Our first stop will be the magnificent Chehel Sotoun Palace, known as the "Forty Columns Palace." In the evening, we will visit the Siosepol and Khajoo historical bridges, which are iconic landmarks in Isfahan. Additionally, we will have the opportunity to visit some handicrafts workshops and witness the skilled artisans at work.
  • Day 5: Today, we have an exciting half-city tour of Isfahan planned for you. The day begins with a visit to the magnificent Naghsh-e Jahan Historical Square*, where you can marvel at its grandeur. Explore the exquisite Shah Mosque*, the elegant Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque*, and the impressive Aliqapoo Palace*. In the afternoon, we will embark on a scenic drive to Yazd, continuing our journey through the captivating landscapes of Iran.
  • Day 6: After breakfast, we'll explore the City of Wind Towers, known for Zoroastrianism. We'll visit the Tower of Silence, the Fire Temple, and the vibrant Amir Chakhmaq Square. We'll stroll through the old city, discovering the Jame Mosque and Fahadan district. Don't miss the stunning Dowlat Abad Garden. Get ready for a day of history, culture, and desert architecture in Yazd.
  • Day 7: En route to Shiraz, we'll visit historical marvels including Persepolis*, Pasargadae*, and Naqsh-e Rostam*. Explore the magnificent palaces and temples of Persepolis* before witnessing the elevated Tomb of Cyrus at Pasargadae*. Get ready for an enriching journey through ancient history on our way to Shiraz.
  • Day 8: Experience the enchanting City of Roses and Nightingales in Shiraz. Discover Narenjestan Garden, Arg-e Karim Khan citadel, Vakil Historical Complex, Shiraz Bazaar, Hafez and Saadi's tombs, Eram Garden, and the breathtaking Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque. Uncover the beauty, history, and poetry that define Shiraz in this unforgettable journey.
  • Day 9: In the early morning, we set off towards Bandar Abbas, with a fascinating stopover at the incredible Maharlu Lake, famously referred to as the Pink Lake of Iran. Witness its stunning beauty before continuing our journey and reaching Bandar Abbas by evening.
  • Day 10: Today, we explore Qeshm Island after a leisurely stroll around Bandar Abbas. We board a ferry to reach Qeshm and embark on exciting excursions. Discover the vibrant Qeshm Bazaar, explore the historic Portuguese Castle, and marvel at the natural wonders of Khourbas Cave. Enjoy a day filled with cultural immersion and breathtaking landscapes on Qeshm Island.
  • Day 11: In the morning, before 9 o'clock, we embark on a boat tour to witness the famous dolphins, explore the mesmerizing Natural Aquarium, and admire the stunning beauty of Hengam Island with its colored sands. Indulge in delicious local foods like Falafel and Samosa for lunch. Later, we visit the bustling Local Bazaar and have the opportunity to get a temporary Hana-colored tattoo. Our next stop is the enchanting Valley of the Stars, followed by checking into our hotel. If we're fortunate, during late winter and spring, we might witness the incredible sight of Hawksbill sea turtles laying eggs and witnessing baby turtles hatching in Qeshm. Immerse yourself in the local music if possible, adding to the magic of this memorable day.
  • Day 12: Today is dedicated to exploring the captivating Hormuz Island. After breakfast, we head to the island's quay and embark on a remarkable journey. Our one-day tour includes visiting the mesmerizing Rainbow Mountains, The Valley of the Statues, the stunning Silver and Red Beaches of Hormuz, and the renowned Red Clay mine. Depending on our flight schedule, we will depart for Tehran, cherishing the memories of our time on this enchanting island.
  • Day 13: We'll arrange a transfer from the hotel to the airport for your departure flight.

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