DAY 2 : Tehran-Shiraz-Darab
Transfer to Mehrabad Airport (30 mins), flight to Shiraz (2 hours) and have a Shiraz City Tour, the city of poetry, flowers, culture and history. Visit some highlights including Vakil Ensemble, Mosque & Traditional Bazaar, and UNESCO Eram Gardens, driving to Darab, transfer to the hotel and rest, O/N Darab at 3 Star Nagshe Shapour Hotel (Incl. B).
DAY 3 : Darab
Start a memorable adventure activity on one of the most unique water cave Canyons of Raqhaz; the flowing water of which pours out from the valley springs, encompasses deep ponds as well as long tunnels. The next part requires technical descending to complete the joy & excitment of this day. Then we'll drive back to Darab to the hotel and rest. O/N Darab at 3 Star Nagshe Shapour Hotel (Incl. B).
DAY 4 : Darab-Pasargadae
Driving to complete a Persepolis Tour, visiting the most important historical sites of Iranian Civilization, dating back to 2500 years ago, and UNESCO World Heritage Site, including magnificent Persepolis (Thakht -e Jamshid), Achaemenid Palaces and its engraves, plus the historical ensemble of Pasargadae, Cyrus the Great Tomb, and engraves. O/N Pasargadae at local Agha Mir Guest House (Incl. B, D).
DAY 5 : Pasargadae-Ma'adan Village
Driving towards Lordegan, passing through Yasuj path, visiting Sisakht Town en route, Patave Canyon, with an Old Nomad Trail, stay beside one of the most famous rivers of Iran, Karoun River. Longest day driving. O/N Ma’adan Village at a Tent/ Local Rural House (Incl. B, L, D).
DAY 6 : Ma'adan Village
Begin this very day with an extraordinary exciting Rafting, on a roaring river, flowing from Zard Kuh (Yellow Mount) into the Karoun River, visiting Bakhtiari Nomads & Native Wildlife en route, O/N Ma’adan Village at a Tent/ Local Rural House (Incl. B, L, D).
DAY 7 : Ma'adan Village-Isfahan
Driving towards Isfahan, half day City Tour of Isfahan, including Naghsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Ali Qapu Palace, Sheikh Lotfallah and Imam (Shah) Mosque, plus traditional Bazar of Isfahan one of the oldest in the Middle East encompassing the beautiful traditional handicrafts of Isfahan, at night walking around to visit the historical Bridges of Isfahan including Khajoo and Sio-o-Se Pol (33 bridges), O/N Isfahan at the Setareh Hotel (Incl. B).
DAY 8 : Depart Isfahan
Half day city tour, including Chehel Sotoun Palace (40 Pillars), and Vank Cathedral, transfer to Isfahan International Airport to board the home bound flight (Incl. B).
...and much more!
The rafting area is in the Zagros Mountains near the protected area of Helen. This area has several site for rafting that are suitable for descending the local bridges. There are three routes for rafting:
Rapid Rating: 2.5-3
Rapid Rating: 2
Rapid Rating: 2
We are taking you on the third route. All these ratings increase by one in April and May. The best season for this trip is in June and July. The guides are professional with IRF licenses.