Desert Charm

Desert Charm

2nights Shiraz 2nights Isfahan 2nights Garmeh 2nights Yazd 2nights Zein-o-din Carvanserai 1nights Kerman 2nights Tehran

Marcopolo, Alfons Gabriel, and Sven Hedin might be the most famous characters ever passed through Iran deserts. In this tour, you perceive a fascinating and alluring atmosphere. You will visit not only the architecture, culture, and lifestyle of desert dwellers but also the natural wonders of Lout and Kavir deserts. You will encounter a picturesque scene, lit up by stars and formed by sands. You’re requested to travel light-headed and barefoot.

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  • 14 Day
  • Cost Class
  • Eco-Tours

Destinations

Tehran,Kerman,Zein-o-din Carvanserai,Yazd,Garmeh,Isfahan,Shiraz

Covered items

  • INCLUSIONS

    • Visa Services
    • Accommodation
    • Disposal coach
    • One internal flight
    • Daily excursions with tourist guide
    • All entrance fees
    • Breakfast
    • Daily refreshments

     

  • EXCLUSIONS

    • Lunch and dinner
    • Any hotel extra charge
    • International flights

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This trip plan is related to the latest net that has been run, for different reasons, the travel schedule may change

Arrival in Shiraz

Our trip begins from Shiraz, one of the most charming cities in Iran. After arrival at the airport and transfer to hotel, our visit in the morning starts with Karimkhan Citadel right at the center of the city and continues to Vakil historical complex with its bath, bazaar, and mosque. Enjoying our lunchtime at the heart of the city, we will go to Narenjestan-e Qavam garden and Nasir Al-Molk mosque then. With its mystic atmosphere at night, Hafez tomb would become one of the everlasting scenes from Iran in our mind.

Shiraz

Our second day in Shiraz is allocated to visiting 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, we will head to Persepolis (60 km from Shiraz), the glorious monumental ruins of the ancient civilization of Persia with a total area of 125,000 square meters. Then we return to the hotel, entering the city through Qoran Gate.

Shiraz- Isfahan

Today we leave the hotel after breakfast to continue our way to one of the most beautiful cities of Iran, Isfahan (480 km). After having lunch on the way, we arrive in Isfahan in the afternoon while having enough time to spend the evening visiting two of city’s historic bridges, Siose pol and Khajou Bridge.

Isfahan

We are going to spend an unforgettable day in Isfahan.  Today we will visit Naqsh-e Jahan square (The Image of the World it means) with four highlighted sites located around it: Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfullah Mosque, Ali Qapu and Traditional Bazaar. After enjoying our lunchtime near one of World’s largest squares, we will head to Hasht Behesht and Chehelsotun Palace.

Isfahan - Garmeh

Since we should leave the hotel to head to the heart of the desert, a village named Garmeh(470 km) in the afternoon, still there is enough time to keep on visiting Isfahan by going to Vank Church and Jame’ mosque of Isfahan. By leaving the city after lunch time, we arrive at Garmeh at night, getting ready for tomorrow’s surprises.

Garmeh

Today we wake up in a village full of surprises. This green oasis in the desert will help us touch and understand the true sense of desert life. Tall palm trees, scorching sands, particular architecture of the region and local foods would leave us an unforgettable memory.

Garmeh - Yazd

Today we leave Garmeh after breakfast to continue our way to Yazd, the center of Zoroastrian culture in Iran (300 km). On our way, we visit the ruins of the historical village of Kharanagh. We continue to Yazd then and arrive in the hotel at night.

Yazd

Today is our only day in the city of mud-brick architecture. To take the most out of it we will visit city’s Jame’ Mosque with its magnificent tiled entrance, and then enjoy walking in one of oldest towns on earth, feeling the rich history of Yazd’s old city. After lunchtime, we head to Dolat Abad Garden which has Iran’s loftiest wind catcher, with over 33 meters height. We finish today visits by going to the stunning three-story facade, Amirchakhmaq Complex.

Yazd - Zeinodin Caravansary

Continuing our journey, we arrive at Zein-o-din Caravansary (75 km) and gain the opportunity to stay in a desert camp and visit Persian Zebra, an endangered endemic mammal of Iran.

Zeinodin Caravansary - Kerman

To visit our next city, we leave to Kerman today (300 km) and after a short stop in Rafsanjan, we arrive at the hotel in the evening.

Kerman

To take the most out of our stay in Kerman, we leave to Shahdad desert to visit the structures which wind has carved out of sand hills through ages. On the way back to the hotel, we will visit the amazing Shazdeh Garden, a flourishing garden right at the heart of the desert.

Kerman - Tehran

To understand the history of Kerman city, today we go to Ganjalikhan historic complex including the historical bath, school, mosque, cistern, and bazaar) before going to the airport in the afternoon. By leaving to Tehran (1hr 30 min) we get prepared to visit the capital of Iran.

Tehran

It’s the last day of our trip. To understand the most about the history of Iran’s capital, we are visiting some highlights such as Golestan Palace Complex, Iran National Museum, and National Jewelry Museum. We will enjoy our farewell dinner in Iran in a traditional restaurant.

Leaving Iran

And finally, it’s time to bid farewell to Iran as we are transferred to the airport early in the morning for our return flight home.

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