Become a Local in Iran Tour

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18 Day

Tour Type

Nomad Tours


If you are among those people who love trying new ideas while in other countries and looking forward to having an authentic experience in your journey, this tour is excellent for you. On this tour, as a genteel guest, you will be hosted by local people who cherish you like a friend, so you will have the opportunity to experience the Iranian lifestyle. You will understand the similarities and differences in hosting traditions among coastal and forest dwellers in northern Iran and desert dwellers in the central part of this country.

Departure / Return location

Tehran , Tutli Tamak , Bastam , Jandagh , Yazd , Abarkuh , Shiraz , Isfahan , Kashan , Tehran


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


  • Lunch and dinners
  • Any hotel extra charge
  • International flights
  • Iran SIM Card


This day by day itinerary is based on the latest operated program. It may change without prior notice due to different reasons.


Arriving at a Hotel in Tehran

Arrival in Tehran

The trip starts in Tehran from your arrival at its international airport known as IKIA. You will be transferred to the hotel to check-in to your room. Later, you will visit the Sa’ad Abad palace complex, Tajrish square and mountainous area of Darband in the north part of Tehran. The visit to Darband includes a light trekking, enjoying the fresh air, and visiting local life.


Heading Towards Totli Tamak

Tehran - Totli Tamak

Early in the morning, we leave the hotel to travel to Tutli Tamak which is around 580 Kilometers from Tehran. We will have our breakfast on our way in one of the restaurants in Firuzkuh road. In Tutli Tamak, you will experience staying at local houses, we will be hosted by the Turkmen people of Iran.


Excursion in Totli Tamak

Totli Tamak

Today we visit one of most eye-catching landscapes in Iran; the Khalid Nabi cemetery, the mausoleum of Khalid Nabi which is about 75 Kilometers far from Tutli Tamak. The mausoleum is surrounded by magnificent nature. In the evening, we will return to the local house overnight.


Heading Towards Bastam

Totli Tamak - Bastam

After visiting Gonbad-e Kavus brick-tower, which is an outstanding innovative example of Islamic architecture we head to Bastam which is approximately 215 Kilometers. We will arrive at the hotel in the evening.


Heading Towards Jandagh

Bastam - Jandagh

In the morning, after breakfast, first, we visit Tomb of Bayazid Bastami, who played a major role in Sufism evolution. Then we go to Jandagh which is 340 Kilometers far from Bastam, to reach the village we should go through the most beautifully deserted road in Iran.


Excursion in Jandagh


Today, it’s all about exploring and discovering deserts of Iran. We will visit all surrounded area of the village, and also go to Mesr village for many experiences. At the village, we will enjoy local food right at the heart of the desert.


Heading Towards Yazd

Jandagh - Yazd

After breakfast, we will leave our local hosts and continue our way to Yazd, the center of Zoroastrian culture in Iran. We should travel for around 300 Kilometers in the desert to reach the city. On our way, we will become familiar with traditional Persian residential architectural elements in Meibod. We will also have lunch in Meibod and then continue to Yazd. We probably arrive at Yazd late in the evening.


Excursion in Yazd


Today is our only day in the city of mud-brick architecture. We will take the most out of it by visiting Jame mosque with its magnificent tiled entrance, and go on walking in the old part of the city. After lunch, we head to Dowlat Abad garden in which there is the tallest windcatcher in the world. Our day finishes by going to the stunning three-story facade of Amir Chakhmaq complex.


Heading Towards Abarkouh

Yazd - Abarkouh

One of the most interesting sites of this trip is the historical Cypress tree which has lots of hidden stories. The tree is located in Abarkooh city which is about 155 Kilometers to Yazd.

DAY 10

Heading Towards Shiraz

Abarkouh - Shiraz

After breakfast, we leave the village to one of the most beautiful cities in Iran; Shiraz which is located in 290 Kilometers from Abarkooh. On our way, we will visit Pasargadae, the remnants of the first Persian Garden and tomb of the most popular King of ancient Iran, Cyrus the Great. Then after lunch at a nearby restaurant, we continue to our second visit, by visiting the Persepolis, a glorious monumental ruin of ancient civilization of Persia with a total area of 125,000 square meters.

DAY 11

Excursion in Shiraz


On the second day of our visit to Shiraz, we start by visiting Karimkhan citadel at the heart of the city and continue to Vakil historical complex included its bath, bazaar, and mosque. After lunch, we go to Narenjestan-e Qavam garden-house and Nasir al-Molk mosque. With its mystic atmosphere at night, the tomb of Hafez would become one of the everlasting scenes from Iran.

DAY 12

Heading Towards Isfahan

Shiraz - Isfahan

Today we leave Shiraz after breakfast to continue our way to one of the most beautiful cities in Iran, the magnificent Isfahan which is 480 Kilometers far from Shiraz. We will have lunch on our way and probably arrive at the city in the evening. After a few hours of resting at the hotel, we will visit two historic bridges of the city; Siose Pol Bridge, and Khajou Bridge.

DAY 13

Excursion in Isfahan


We will spend an unforgettable day in Isfahan. Our first visit will be a visit of Naghsh-e Jahan Square (which literally means “The Image of the World”) with four highlighted sites located in different sides of the square included Imam mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu and Traditional Bazaar. After lunch at one of the local restaurants, we will visit Hasht Behesht Palace and Chehel Sotoun Palace.

DAY 14

Heading Towards Kashan

Isfahan - Kashan

In the morning, after breakfast, first, we will continue our city tour of Isfahan by visiting Vank Cathedral, and Menar Joban. Then we leave the city for Kashan which is about 215 Kilometers away. Our local hosts in the city will expect us for a traditional dinner.

DAY 15

Excursion in Kashan


Today, we will visit some interesting sites around the city. First, we go to the ancient mysterious underground city of Noushabad, you will be amazed by how all the corridors and rooms are connected to each other, under the ground. Later, we will go to Abyaneh Village in which people still wear traditional custom and talk in Sassanid dialectic. You will have a chance to get familiar with history, architecture, and anthropology of the area.

DAY 16

Heading Towards Tehran

Kashan - Tehran

First, in the morning, we explore the city by visiting Fin garden and some of the historic houses which are opened to visitors. Later, after having lunch in Kashan, we leave the city to the Capital, the modern and megacity of Tehran.

DAY 17

Excursion in Tehran


To discover Iran’s capital, today we visit more highlights such as the Golestan Palace complex, Iran National museum, and the Treasury of National Jewels. Later in the evening, we will visit Qasr museum which used to be the oldest Iranian political prison, and currently, it is used as a museum and entertainment center. Pahlevani and Zurkhaneh rituals are also performed in the venue in the evenings.

DAY 18

Departing from Iran

Leaving Iran

According to the time of your flight, you will be transferred to the airport to go back home with some great memories from Iran. Have a safe flight!

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