Live Like Nomads

Live Like Nomads

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Salam and welcome to the land mystery, contrast, history and hospitality. Take this trip to Iran to gain insights to this fascinating country. Marvel at the stunning landscapes, lofty mountains and gleaming deserts. Get ready to meet friendly people and build genuine friendships with them. Most of all, be prepared to have your heart stolen, if this is your first trip, you will want to return again and again.

Duration: 14 Days
Destinations: Tehran, Kashan, Abyaneh, Isfahan, Kuhrang, Shahrekord, Yasuj, Sepidan, Shiraz, Persepolis, Bavanat, Yazd,

Tour Itinerary

Short Brief of Daily Activities
- Arriving in IKA Airport,
- Your guide will meet you at the Airport,
- We will transfer to hotel for rest,
- Overnight in Tehran,
Daily Activity in Details
Salam! Welcome to Iran. You are in Tehran, Iran's capital which is exciting, noisy and chaotic. Upon your arrival, you will be assist by driver and will be transferred to your hotel. /ON Tehran/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Tehran,

- Visit below places in Tehran,
  • Golestan Palace,
  • Grand Bazar,
  • Nation Museum of Iran,
  • Jewelry Museum,
  • Nature Bridge,

- Overnight in Tehran,

Daily Activity in Details
Today we will start an adventure in this magical land, we will go on a full day tour of the Capital, by photographing the UNESCO heritage site, Golestan Palace. The lavish Golestan Palace is a masterpiece of the Qajar era, embodying the successful integration of earlier Persian crafts and architecture with Western influences. Built around a garden featuring pools as well as planted areas, then walking distance is the Grand Bazaar with its maze of bustling alleys and bazars. Next, you will visit National Museum of Iran, where you will find fabulous historical items from 5000 BC to the advent of Islam in Iran which shows brief history of our land. We will have lunch at an Iranian style restaurant, after that we proceed to visit the most dazzling collection of gemstones and jewelry known in the world located in the heart of the city. The Crown Jewels of Iran have been little more than a legend in the past. The Treasury of Iranian National Royal Jewels accommodates the world's most precious jewelry collection. The treasury has an interesting history, going back centuries. Next, we will stop at Nature bridge or also known as Tabiat Bridge, which is a 270-metre bridge that connects two public parks - Taleghani Park and Abo-Atash Park. Here you can relax in coffee shops and get some panorama shots of the city from top of the bridge. /ON Tehran/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Kashan,
- We will drive to Kashan, (245 KM - 3 Hours)

- Visit below places in Kashan,
  • Tabatabaei House,
  • Soltan Amir Ahmad Bath,
  • Fin Garden,
  • Agha Bozorg Mosque,

- Overnight in Kashan,

Daily Activity in Details
Today you will depart for Kashan which is a town originally famous for its textiles and ceramic production, but now better known for the Fin gardens. The Fin Gardens are our first stop, a relaxing and visually impressive Persian garden with water channels all passing through a central pavilion, there is also the chance to buy some rose water, a local specialty - outside of the site. Next, we visit the famous historic house, Tabatabaei house, the house was built in the 1840s for the affluent Tabatabaei family. It consists of four beautiful courtyards, delightful wall paintings with elegant stained-glass windows, and all the other classic signatures of traditional Persian residential architecture, let’s walk to the roof of Soltan Amir Ahmad Bath. The bathroom is a traditional Iranian public bathhouse, with an area of around 1000 square meters, this place is perfect to see beautiful Kashan and take lots of photos. After visiting the Bath, we will be visiting the Agha Bozorg Mosque, which has been described as "the finest Islamic complex, and one of the best of the mid-19th century". /ON Kashan/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Abyaneh & Isfahan,
- We will drive to Abyaneh,
(90 KM - 3:1:20 Hours)

- Visit below places in Abyaneh,
  • Abyaneh Village,

- We will drive to Isfahan, (175 KM - 2:30 Hours)

- Visit below places in Isfahan,
  • Jameh Mosque of Isfahan,
  • Vank Cathedral,
  • Qeisarieh Bazaar,

- Overnight in Isfahan,

Daily Activity in Details
Spend the morning visiting wonderful Abyaneh Village. a beautiful village which people are still living the way they used to live 2500 years ago, with red stair house and you will be attracted to their clothing to the extent that you can’t resist trying them on or taking them as souvenirs. Men wear long loose black pants with long coats, and women wear flowery loose shirts and crimp skirts. They wear colorful scarves too. Here you can take amazing photo of the village in sunset, In the afternoon drive to Isfahan upon arrival in Isfahan we will visit the Jameh Mosque of Isfahan; which is unique in this regard and thus enjoys a special place in the history of Islamic architecture. This mosque originally built as a fire temple which converted to a mosque later and placed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage lists. Lunch will be served in one of the well-known restaurants in Isfahan (Hermes restaurant), afterwards visit the Armenian Quarter with several churches, including the important Cathedral of Vank Church. The sumptuous interior is richly decorated with restored wall paintings full of life and color, including gruesome martyrdoms, pantomime demons and a fabulous collection of illustrated gospels and Bibles, some dating back as far as the 10th century. Now group has free time to walk in the Qeisarieh Bazaar with hundreds of shops displaying the arts and handicrafts for which Isfahan is world-famous. /ON Isfahan/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Isfahan,

- Visit below places in Isfahan,
  • Naghsh-e-Jahan Square,
  • Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque,
  • Shah Mosque,
  • Ali-Qapu Palace,
  • Chehel Sotun Palace,
  • Khajou Bridge,

- Overnight in Isfahan,

Daily Activity in Details
Today we start photography at the beautiful city of Isfahan, the 17th century capital of the Safavids, referred to as Nesf-e-Jahan (Half of the World) in Safavid sources, one of the world’s grandest squares, the Maidan-e-Naghsh-e-Jahan, with several sites, let’s take some photos of the square from roof of the Ali-Qapu Palace with enchanting music rooms and balcony overlooking the Maidan, from where the Safavid Kings watched polo games, and two of Islamic world’s greatest mosques – the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque and the Shah Mosque with magnificent architecture and tilework. After having a delicious lunch in a local buffet restaurant, from here we walk to the Chehel Sotun, built by Shah Abbas II in the 17th century; its wooden columns reflected in the surface of the pool give rise to its name ‘The Palace of Forty Columns. At evening we will see the famous bridges, Khajou and Sio-se-pol, at sunset followed by Maidan-e-Naghsh-e-Jahan square again at night time to capture some photos. Dinner will be in a local Tea house named Azadegan Tea house, the tea house is designed by old handicrafts, many locals spend time here at evening, /ON Isfahan/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Kouhrang & Dimeh,
- We will drive to Dimeh, (185 KM - 3 Hours)

- Visit below places in Kouhrang & Dimeh,
  • Nomads of Bakhtiyari Tribes,
  • Kouhrang River,

- Overnight in Dimeh,

Daily Activity in Details
Today we leave Isfahan for a trip to the mountains to spend few days with an ancient southwestern Iranian ethnic group, the Nomads of Bakhtiyari Tribes in Kouhrang, we drive (190 km) through Fereidunshahr in Isfahan. After arrival we enjoy the lunch they have prepared. We also get to know the simple life of these people up close. During our stay in their tent, we learn that despite their traditional way of life, modernity is also arriving. At evening, we enjoy a light trekking to Kouhrang River and then Dimeh Village and its springs, which is known to be rich in minerals. /ON Dimeh/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Dimeh & Shahrkord,

- Visit below places in Dimeh,
  • Nomads of Bakhtiyari Tribes,
  • Kouhrang Dam,
  • Dimeh fountain,
  • Khak Dalaan Valley,
  • Sheykh Alikhan Waterfalls,
  • Sepidan Cheshmeh

- We will drive to Shahrekord, (85 KM - 1:30 Hours)

- Visit below places in Shahrkord,
  • Chalshotor Castle,
  • Zaman Khan Bridge,
- Overnight in Shahrkord,

Daily Activity in Details
Today we spend our second day among Bakhtiari tribe, after breakfast in tent we will walk right in the heart of the Zagros mountains and visit some of the natural wonders such as Kouhrang Dam and Dimeh fountain. We will stop for sightseeing at Khak Dalaan Valley, Sheykh Alikhan Waterfalls and Sepidan Cheshmeh. Then, drive to Shahrekord en-route we will visit the Chalshotor Castle, followed by the Zaman Khan Bridge located on the Zayandeh Rood River. We will continue to Shahrekord, that is one of the coldest and beautiful cities in Iran and it is also the highest point of the country with unique nature. /ON Shahrekord/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Yasuj,
- We will drive to Yasuj, (270 KM - 4 Hours)

- En route visit below places,
  • Choghakor Lake,

- Overnight in Yasuj,

Daily Activity in Details
Still around Zagros mountainous area and heading to Yasuj city. Drive via Shalamzar to beautiful Choghakor Lake, and the lovely mountains with nomads, shepherds and small settlements via Gandoman to Sendegan spring. We will continue through impressive Zagros mountains and beautiful landscapes of Dena protected Area to Yasuj. /ON Yasuj/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Sepidan,
- We will drive to Sepidan, (145 KM - 2:40 Hours)

- Visit below places in Sepidan,
  • Sepidan,
  • Margon Waterfall,

- Overnight in Sepidan,

Daily Activity in Details
To get familiar with the lifestyle of another ethnic group in Iran, early in the morning we will drive to Sepidan in the north of Fars Province. The elevation of Sepidan is 2300 meters from sea level, Sepidan is too cold in winters, but it enjoys a mild weather in summer, which makes it a suitable destination resort for nomads during summer. We will have a chance to visit Margon Waterfall, which is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iran. Tonight, we will overnight in a village house in Sepidan to experience their life more and meditating in that pure tranquil nature, /ON Sepidan/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We will drive to Shiraz, (80 KM - 1:40 Hours)
- We begin our full day tour of Shiraz,

- Visit below places in Shiraz,
  • Nasir al-Mulk Mosque,
  • Narenjestan e Ghavam Garden,
  • Eram Garden,
  • Vakil Mosque,
  • Vakil Bazaar,
  • Tomb of Hafez ,
  • Emamzadeh Ali Ebne Hamze Shrine,

- Overnight in Shiraz,

Daily Activity in Details
After breakfast in nomad’s tents, drive to Shiraz and explore the city, visiting Nasir al-Mulk Mosque. It seems like a fairly traditional house of worship, but it’s hiding a gorgeously colorful secret. It’s also known as the “Pink Mosque” for the rose-colored tiles that cover the interior. The stained-glass windows are magnificent and when the sun pours through, the photo opportunities are amazing. We will then walk to see Narenjestan Ghavam Museum and Garden, it is traditional and historical house with a small garden, included wooden columns and wooden roof with mirror work along with paintings and is among architectural feats of Qajar era. Then we will visit Karmikhani Complex, the residential palace of Zand dynasty. Karim Khan Zand, the founder of Zand dynasty choose Shiraz as his capital and declared himself as “Vakil”, the lawyer of the nation, rather than king. We continue to Vakil complex comprising of Vakil Mosque and Vakil Bazar, where we can photograph the spice merchants, carpet sellers, dried fruit vendors and tailors. Lunch will be in a local and well-known restaurant in Shiraz. Our next stop is the Eram Garden or also known as the Garden of Paradise, it has some 'typical Persian' features with beautiful flowers, refreshing air, aromatic myrtles and towering cypress trees, including one tree which is said to date back to 3000 years ago (Sarv-e naz). The beautiful Eram garden was registered as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011 as the symbol of Persian. Our last visit in Shiraz is Tomb of Hafez which is in a peaceful garden setting that drips with an ambience of poetry and romance. The 14th-century writer is considered the Shakespeare of Iran, one of the greatest Persian poets of all time, and a source of national pride. The mausoleum has 8 pillars which signify the century when he lived. We will end the day in Shiraz by visiting the Holy Shrine Emamzadeh Ali Ebne Hamze at night to capture some nice photos, Dinner will be in a local restaurant in Shiraz, /ON Shiraz/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Shiraz & Bavannat,

- Visit below places in Shiraz,
  • Persepolis,
  • Naghsh-e-Rostam,

- We will drive to Bavanat, (175 KM - 2:30 Hours)

- Visit below places in Bavanat,
  • Nomad's Life Style,

- Overnight in Bavanat,

Daily Activity in Details
This morning we will leave Shiraz to Bavanat, En-route visit Naghsh-e-Rostam (Necropolis) to see Ka’be-Zardosht (fire temple/sanctuary), and Royal Tombs (also Achaemenes), plus seven magnificent Sassanian rock-reliefs (including Shapur the First’s famous victory over Roman Emperor Valerian). Continue to Persepolis, one of the most important sites of the Ancient World, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenes kings with remains of the palaces of Darius the Great, Xerxes and Artaxerxes, and its famous bas-reliefs, depicting kings and courtiers and gift-bearing representatives of tributary nations of the Persian Empire. Lunch will be served in a buffet restaurant at 1PM, after that we continue our drive to Bavanat, in the heart of the Zagros Mountain, enjoy being with the Nomads, learning about their daily life and traditions, having a delicious dinner prepared by a local cook in the pure nature. We will overnight here and experience sleeping in an astonishing nature beside the nomad's tents, /ON Bavanat/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Bavanat & Abarkuh,
- We will drive to Abarkuh, (155 KM - 2:10 Hours)

- Visit below places in Abarkuh,
  • Cypress Tree,
  • Abarkuh Ice House,

- We will drive to Yazd, (160 KM - 2:20 Hours)
- Overnight in Yazd,

Daily Activity in Details
After breakfast in nomad’s tents, leaving for the surrounding springs, depending on the guest’s desire, we can do some mountain climbing and enjoy a light trek through the mountain, afterwards we continue our journey to Abarkuh, a historical city located at an altitude of 1510 meters. We will visit an ancient living Cypress Tree (4500 years old) in Abarkuh. Old trees in any region are the symbol of archaism and truth is, appropriate weather and nice conditions are quite helpful to lead a long life. Abarkuh Ice House is the next attraction to which we will pay a visit. Icehouses are buildings used to store ice throughout the year, commonly used prior to the invention of the refrigerator. finally, we continue all the way to Yazd and check into the hotel. /ON Yazd/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Yazd,

- Visit below places in Yazd,
  • Tower of Silence,
  • Fire Temple,
  • Dowlat Abad Gardens,
  • Jameh Mosque of Yazd,
  • Water Museum,
  • Amir Chakhmaq Complex ,

- Flight to Tehran at evening, (1 Hour)
- Overnight in Tehran,

Daily Activity in Details
Today after breakfast in hotel, in the city of Wind Towers, we will pick up our cameras and go to the first site to explore the Tower of silence where the Zoroastrian used as a storage house for the dead and dates back to the 18th century. Corpses were left there to decompose and be devoured by birds. Zoroastrians believed burials or cremations would pollute the earth or fire, which are precious elements in their religion. Next we would visit the Fire Temple, the house of eternal fire, although the fire house is made in the 1940s, but the sacred fire has been burning since 470 AD. Then visit Jameh Mosque of Yazd, it includes four iwans, which have been specifically designed for each season. Given the hot and dry climate of the desert area, the iwans have been designed to keep cool in summer and warm in winter. Lunch will be in a traditional hotel where you can taste camel meat. In Yazd Water Museum, we will learn about the old hand-made water supply system, a specialized craft still used in parts of Iran today. Then we go to Art Gallery to capture nice photos and have a cold fruit juice, we are going to enjoy photographing a site which remains a living testament to the classic Persian Garden before sunset. It was built around the year 1750, the UNESCO listed and named Dowlat Abad Gardens. After that we will spend our time around Amir Chakhmaq Complex at evening for taking some photos in night view. you will have a short flight to Tehran, /ON Tehran/
Short Brief of Daily Activities

- After breakfast,
- Your guide will meet you at the hotel,
- We begin our full day tour of Yazd,
- We we will drive to Meybod & Na'in,
(170 KM - 2.15 Hours)

- Visit below places in Meybod & Na'in,
  • Saad Abad Palace,
  • Niavaran Palace,
  • Carpet Museum ,
  • Azadi Tower,

- We will drive to IKA airport,

Daily Activity in Details
The second full-day city tour is also dedicated to the sights of Tehran beginning with a visit to the Sa’dabad Complex, which housed in a beautiful garden in the north of Tehran, where you enjoy strolling in a green surrounding, moving amongst palaces and palace museums that recount a story in their scattered way. The complex contains 18 palaces belonging to the royal families of Qajar and Pahlavi dynasty. We will have lunch in an Iranian style restaurant, then continue to visit Complex of Niavaran, which was built in an area as wide as 9000 square meters and it was the living place of Mohammad Reza Shah and his family, the last Pahlavi King before Iranian revolution in 1980. The palace is located at high-class neighborhoods of Tehran, this oasis complex is consisting of several parts including palaces, museums, and garden. Next we are going to visit the Carpet Museum of Iran, which is known as the best place to learn about Persian Carpet and its fascinating history. In this interesting museum, you will see lots of different types of Persian Carpets. Look at the pattern, each one is telling you its very own unique story in shape of knots, treads, and colors. Next, on the way to international airport we will find time to save some shots for the symbol of city, Azadi Tower, the tower means freedom, group will be transferred to IKA airport. Hope see you in Persia Again.

Overview:

✔ Visit Tehran's Archaeological Museum
✔ Explore the historicas sites of Yazd
✔ Stop to see cave dwellings in Maymand
✔ Explore the Iran's architectural gem, Isfahan

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Itinerary Summary

Date Itinerary Summary
Day 1 Arrival in Tehran
Day 2 Tehran: Full Day City Tour
Day 3 Tehran: Kashan
Day 4 Kashan: Abyaneh Isfahan
Day 5 Isfahan: Full Day City Tour
Day 6 Isfahan: Kouhrang Dimeh
Day 7 Dimeh: Half Day City Tour Shahrekord
Day 8 Shahrekord: Dena Mount Yasuj
Day 9 Yasuj: Sepidan
Day 10 Sepidan: Shiraz
Day 11 Shiraz: Persepolis Bavanat
Day 12 Bavanat: Abarkuh Yazd
Day 13 Yazd: Half Day City Tour Tehran
Day 14 Tehran: Full Day City Tour IKA

Tour Facts

Tour Code 1413TPTO-Standard
Activity Adventure– Sightseeing
Accommodation 3 Night – Hotel in Tehran
1 Night – Hotel in Kashan
2 Night – Hotel in Isfahan
1 Night – Hotel in Dimeh
1 Night – Hotel in Shahrekord
1 Night – Hotel in Yasuj
1 Night – Hotel in Sepidan
1 Night – Hotel in Shiraz
1 Night – Hotel in Bavanat
1 Night – Hotel in Yazd
Transport Air conditioned bus-minibus-car/Flight
Meals B – 13 | L – 13 | D – 0
Service Includes • All airport transfers,
• Accommodation in 4* Hotels,
• Meals as mentioned above,
• Full time Vehicle for all transports,
• Domestic flight Tehran to Shiraz,
• Refreshments,
• All mentioned sightseeing fees,
• Experienced English speaking guide,
• Visa support & reference code,
• Local Sim per room,
• Booklet with information on attractions,
Service Excludes • International airfare,
• Visa stamp fee,
• Travel Insurance,
• Tips & Portages,

Accommodation

City Hotel Website
Tehran Parsian Enghelab http://enghelab.pih.ir/
Shiraz Elizeh http://www.elysee.ir/en/
Yazd Dad http://en.dadhotel.com/
Kashan Mahinestan Raheb http://www.msrhotel.ir/
Isfahan Piroozi http://www.piroozyhotel.com/
Shahrekord Parsian Shahrekord http://shahrekord.pih.ir/
Yasuj Azadi
Dimeh Local's House/Tent
Sepidan Nomad's Tent
Bavanat Nomad's Tent

Tour Price (in EUR)

Prices & Conditions
• Group Size: Min 4 – Max 20
• Prices are based on 2 people in a DBL room
• Single Supplement: 20% of the total tour

Standard Tours: €

Economic Tour: €
Economy tour is included:

  • All airport transfers
  • Accommodation in 2* hotels with breakfast
  • 4 VIP Public bus tickets to transfer between the cities:
    • Tehran, Kashan
    • Tehran, Kashan
  • Private-driver guides for day tours and desert trips
  • Domestic flight Tehran to Shiraz
  • 1 Private driver for Hormuz
  • Visa support & reference code

Luxury Tour: €

  • in Luxury tours hotels are the best options in each city

Rates for solo travelers:

  • Per 1 person: €
  • Per 2 people: €
  • Per 3 people: €

Payment & Cancellation Policy

• Travelopersia only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm the tour
• The remaining balance is payable by cash in Iran
• 45 days or more prior to departure; without any cancellation fee
• 45-30 days before departure; 15% of total tour price
• 30-15 days before departure; 30% of total tour price
• 15-7 days before departure; 50% of total tour price
• 6 days before departure; 80% of total tour price

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