Discovering Persia 1
Tabriz | Kurdestan | Sarein | Hamedan | Tehran | Sanandaj
A different face of Iran
- 12 nights or accommodation in estimated hotels and camping with breakfast. (3-4 stars’ hotels.)
- 12 days of guided tours with professional English speaking guide
- All entrance fees
- All airport transfers.
- Lunch and tips for restaurants
- Domestic flights
- Tips for the services
- Intl airfare
Arrival to Isfahan International Airport at early morning and transfer to the Hotel.
After a short rest visiting Jewish Quarter of Isfahan and the historical bridges of Sioseh Pol and Khajou.
Isfahan City Tour visiting the second largest Square of the World; Naghsh-e Jahan Square; Alighapoo Palace, Jameh Abbasi Mosque, Chehlsotoun Palace and Sheik Lotfullah Mosque and the Bazar.
Continuing the visits in Isfahan visiting: Jameh Atigh Mosque and the Armenian Cathedral of Vank in the Jolfa (Armenian Quarter). Free time for the afternoon.
A short visit to Hasht Behesht Palace and Pigeon Tower, flight to Qeshm Island and transfer to the hotel.
drive to Chahkouh Canyon, these perpendicular valleys with a depth of 100 meters and walls up to 20 meters of high have created a beautiful scene of the volumes, cavities, and natural statues, catching the eyes of any visitor. The flood rains and the artistic motion of wind and water inside rocks as well as their erosion over time have created layered structures like sea waves and geometric shapes. We will have a good walking to Chahkouh and enjoy the beauty of the nature an atmosphere there. On the way back to the hotel, we stop at Naaz Islands, to see the sunset. At low tide, it’s possible to walk to the three tiny Naz Islands, which lie just offshore.
Drive to Laft Village, which is located 55 km off Qeshm city. Architecture of this village is uniquely beautiful, the most highlighted symbol in this architecture can be wind catchers in different sizes that besides the local art from esthetic point of view, they portray the art of living in humidity and hot area. Transfer to the Qeshm, free time for the afternoon. (visit of Keryan Canyon in case we have time).
After driving to the port, we will have a boat trip about one hour to see de Dolphins and other corners of the Persian Gulf. Then the visit of the Hengam Island, to see its natural scenes and beautiful views of the Persian Gulf. On the way back, visiting the Avicennia marina with its beautiful grey mangroves. This is the best place to see the deferent sorts of the birds which is well-known as The Paradise of Bird-Watching.
A boat-trip to beautiful Hurmoz Island; visiting the stretch of Hurmoz, Silver Beach, Red soil, The Salt Goddess, the Rainbow Valley and etc. The accommodation for this night, will be Camping at this island. (rural house in case of not appropriate weather)
Back to Qeshm and drive to Namakdan Cave; the world’s largest salt that is 6km length. (Namakdan in local language means salt shaker. The Salt domes have many interesting aspects such as salt falls, salt springs and salt caves, with various geological formations that have been prone to erosion and dissolution processes.
Qeshm city tour, explore the local people of Qeshm city and historical and natural attractions such as Portuguese Castle, Khorbes caves and Star valley. Flight to Tehran and transfer to the hotel
Tehran city tour consists of National Museum, Golestan Palace and the Jewelry Museum (depends on the date of visiting; It’s open Saturday to Wednesday 14:30-16:30), for the afternoon visiting the Tabiat Bridge.
A visit to the different style of life in Tehran, the great metropolitan of Iran. Visiting Sad Abad and Niavaran Palaces and the small and different Bazar of Tajrish. Transfer to the airport for the departure flight.