DescriptionYou are invited to the biggest island in world’s third largest gulf. During ancient times this region was called "Sinus Persicus," or where Asia, Europe and Africa meets. Although in this strategic area, historical accounts are interwoven with energy resources and political complications, but don't let that scare you off. Come see the historical Portuguese Castle, wondrous geological phenomenon, dolphins, and Avicennia marina trees. You will also try local food and see traditional souvenirs, along with the classic sites of Persepolis and the turquoise domes of Naqsh-e Jahan square. Compare the other tours, activities, hotels and restaurants across Iran. Book Now.
Tour TypeNature and Eco Tours
Duration12 Days 11 Nights
Group SizeMinimum 4 persons per booking.
AccessibilityModerate fitness required for light walking.
InclusionsTour Guide, Transport, Accommodation, and Meals.
ExclusionsVisas, Souvenirs and other Personal Spending.
TransportationAll necessary flights and buses will be provided.
HotelThe best 4 and 5 Hotels and traditional accommodation provided
What to bringPersonal belongings such as sunscreen, camera, appropriate clothing, and identification documents.
Day 01 : Tour Qeshm City
The tour begins on Iran's largest island, Qeshm. After meeting at the airport or your place of residence, we will transfer you to the hotel and spend the afternoon visiting the Qeshm City Sights..O/N Qeshm Hotel.
Day 02 : Tour Qeshm Island
On the second day, the tour will take you to see the mysterious nature and unusual Rock Formations around the island, before entering to the first and only National Geo Park of Iran. Then make a trip to the Dhow Boat Workshops before enjoying local Seafood for lunch. Afterwards the tour will take you to see the amazing Mangroves as well as Laft Village with its highlights: old Wind Catchers, Naderi Castle and Tela Wells before returning to the hotel. O/N Qeshm Hotel.
Day 03 : Tour Qeshm Waters
Today the tour will take you boating and dolphin watching in the open waters around Hengam Island, a small oasis south of Qeshm Island. After enjoying Local Food and handicraft in Hengam Island we return to Qeshm and visit wondrous Khorbas Caves before arriving to the hotel. O/N Qeshm Hotel.
Day 04 : Tour Qeshm Island
The tour will go to a small island of Hormoz early in the morning to enjoy a Local Breakfast. Then take a short excursion to the Portuguese Castle and see the island’s beautiful nature. Returning to Qeshm for lunch, before visiting other highlights such as the Geo Park Museum. O/N Qeshm Hotel.
Day 05 : Qeshm - Bandar Abbas - Shiraz
The tour will board the ferry to Bandar Abbas in the morning, then fly to Shiraz after lunch time (1 hr). Arrive in Shiraz and take a rest in the evening, before visiting one of most charming cities of Iran the next day. O/N Shiraz Hotel.
Day 06 : Trip to Pasargadae, Nagsh-e Rostam, Persepolis
In the morning the tour will proceed to Pasargadae (135 km from Shiraz), the remnants of first Persian Garden and Tomb of the most popular King of ancient Iran, Cyrus the Great. After having lunch and visiting Naqsh-e Rostam relief, then tour around Persepolis (60 km from Shiraz), the glorious monumental ruins of ancient civilization of Persia with total area of 125,000 square meters. Then return to the hotel by entering the city through Qoran Gate. O/N Shiraz Hotel.
Day 07 : Tour Shiraz
The morning will begin with Karimkhan Citadel right at the center of the city, then continue to Vakil Historical Complex with its bath, bazaar and mosque. After enjoying lunch, the tour will proceed to Narenjestan-e Qavam Garden and Nasir Al-Molk Mosque. After visiting famous poets of Saa’di Tomb and Hafez Tomb with its mystic atmosphere at night. This will hopefully be a special memory to keep in your mind. O/N Shiraz Hotel.
Day 08 : Shiraz - Isfahan
After breakfast continue towards one of the most special cities of Iran's middle ages, Isfahan (480 km). After having lunch on the way, the tour will arrive in Isfahan in the afternoon, allowing enough time to visit two of the city’s most historical bridges in the evening, Sio-se Pol and Khajou Bridge. O/N Isfahan Hotel.
Day 09 : Tour Isfahan
This will be a special day touring around Isfahan. First up, we'll go to Nagsh-e Jahan Square (meaning "The Image of the World") with four sites located around the UNESCO area: Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfullah Mosque, Ali Qapu, and the Traditional Bazaar. After enjoying our lunchtime near one of World’s largest squares, we'll head to Hasht Behesht Gardens and Chehelsotun Palace. O/N Isfahan Hotel.
Day 10 : Isfahan - Tehran
After breakfast at the hotel the tour will depart for the Capital of Iran, Tehran (450 km) in the afternoon. Before leaving, there is enough time to visit Vank Cathedral and Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, which demontrates the evolution of mosque architecture over twelve centuries. Depart Isfahan after lunchtime and get to Tehran at night. O/N Tehran Hotel.
Day 11 : Tour Tehran
The last day of the tour, it's worthwhile understanding the modern history of Iran through the capital city and how the monarchy led to the Islamic Revolution. The tour will take you to some of the most important sites such as Golestan Palace Complex, Iran National Museum and National Jewelry Museum. We will enjoy our last farewell dinner at a traditional restaurant. O/N Tehran Hotel.
Day 12 : Tehran Departure
And finally it’s time to bid farewell as we transferred you to your point of departure.
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Things To NoteThe tour includes a licensed tour guide. Requires minimum 2 weeks advanced booking. Bringing national identity documents necessary. Discounts available for larger group bookings (please contact [email protected] for more details).
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