14 Days | Persian Deserts Tour Nature and Eco Tours
- Starts from Shiraz. Visit to Isfahan, Garmeh, Yazd, Kerman, Tehran
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DescriptionTravel to Iran. You are invited on an Iran Tour where Alfons Gabriel, Marcopolo, and Sven Hedin have passed through, via Iran Deserts. On this tour you will experience fascinating and alluring culture, no only seeing special architecture, culture and lifestyle of Iranian desert villagers, but also the natural wonders of the special Lut and Kavir deserts. You will encounter a picturesque desert scenes with beautiful sand formations. Tour around Shiraz, Isfahan, Garmeh, Yazd, Kerman, and Tehran. You’re encouraged to travel light-headed and barefoot! Compare the other tours, activities and hotels across Iran. Book Now.
Tour TypeNature and Eco Tours
Duration14 Days 13 Nights
Group SizeBetween 2-10 people per group.
AccessibilityModerate fitness required for light walking.
InclusionsVisa Support + Accommodation in Double/ or Twin rooms + Full board meal plan (all breakfasts, lunches and dinners) + Daily refreshments + Disposal van with driver for the whole tour + Registered English speaking guide + Domestic flights (according to the itinerary).
ExclusionsVisas + Site entrance fees + International flights + Personal travel insurance + Hotel early check-in (according to the arrival time) + Tips for driver and guide + Room extra charges and personal expenses.
TransportationDomestic flights and private minibus as per itinerary.
HotelThe best 3 & 4 Star accommodation options available.
What to bringPersonal belongings such as sunscreen, camera, appropriate clothing, and identification documents.
Day 01 : Arrival in Shiraz
Our trip begins from Shiraz, one of most charming cities of Iran. After arrival in the airport, we’ll transfer to the Shiraz hotel before our visit to unique Karimkhan Citadel in the heart of the city, then continue to Vakil Historical Complex with its bathhouse, bazaar and mosque. After enjoying lunch, tour to Narenjestan-e Qavam Garden and Nasir Al-Molk Mosque. With its mystic atmosphere at night, Hafez Tomb will hopefully become one of your everlasting memories in Iran. O/N Shiraz Hotel.
Day 02 : Shiraz
Travel to Pasargadae, the remnants of First Persian Garden and tomb of the most popular King of ancient Iran, Cyrus the Great. Then we’ll head to Persepolis (60 km from Shiraz). A glorious monumental ruin of ancient civilization of Persia with total area of 125,000 square meters. After lunch visit Naqsh-e Rostam Relief nearby to Persepolis, before returning to the hotel in the afternoon entering via the Qoran Gate. O/N Shiraz Hotel.
Day 03 : Shiraz- Isfahan
After breakfast we’ll leave the hotel to tour around one of the most beautiful cities of Iran, Isfahan (480 km). After having lunch on the way, arrive in Isfahan in the afternoon while having enough time to spend the evening visiting two of city’s historical bridges, Sio-se Pol and Khaju Bridge. O/N Isfahan Hotel.
Day 04 : Isfahan
This will be the most unforgettable day in Isfahan. Up first we’ll tour UNESCO listed Naqsh-e Jahan Square (“Image of the World”) with four highlighted sites around it: Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace and the Traditional Bazaar. After lunch at an Isfahan restaurant near one of World’s largest squares, head to Hasht Behesht and Chehelsotun Palace. O/N Isfahan Hotel.
Day 05 : Isfahan- Garmeh
In the morning tour around Vank Cathedral and Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, then after lunch we’ll leave Isfahan and travel into the heart of desert. We’ll arrive in a village named Garmeh (470 km) at night, getting ready for special surprises the next day. O/N Garmeh.
Day 06 : Garmeh
Wake up in a village full of surprises. This green oasis in desert will help us feel and understand the true sense of Iran desert life. Tall Palm Trees, Scorching Dunes, unique Architecture, and Local Foods to taste will leave you with an unforgettable memory. O/N Garmeh.
Day 07 : Garmeh- Yazd
After breakfast we’ll leave Garmeh to continue towards Yazd, the center of Zoroastrian culture in Iran (300 km). On our way we visit the ruins of historical village of Kharanagh. We continue to Yazd then and arrive in the hotel at night. O/N Yazd Hotel.
Day 08 : Yazd
Today is our only day in city of mud-brick architecture. To take the most out of it we will visit city’s Jameh 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-storey facade Amirchakhmaq Complex. O/N Yazd Hotel.
Day 09 : Yazd- ZeinoDin Caravansary
Continuing our journey, we arrive to special Zein-o-Din Caravansary (75 km) and gain the opportunity to stay in a desert camps and visit Persian Zebra, an endangered endemic mammal of Iran. O/N Zein-o-Din Caravansary.
Day 10 : ZeinoDin Caravansary - Kerman
Day 11 : Kerman
To make the most of Kerman, we’ll travel to Shahdad Desert to visit the structures which wind has carved out of sand hills through ages. On the way back to hotel, we will visit the amazing Shazdeh Garden in Mahan, a flourishing garden right at the heart of desert. O/N Kerman Hotel.
Day 12 : Kerman- Tehran
To understand Kerman history, we’ll tour some of the best sites around Ganjalikhan Historic Complex including the Historical Bathhouse, School, Mosque, Water Cistern and Bazaar. Before transferring to the airport for an afternoon Tehran flight (1hr 30 min). O/N Tehran Hotel.
Day 13 : Tehran
It’s the last day of our tour. We’ll travel around Iran’s capital for its culture and history. Visit some highlights such as Golestan Palace Complex, Iran National Museum and National Jewelry Museum. We will enjoy our farewell dinner at an Iranian Traditional Restaurant.
Day 14 : Leaving Iran
Finally it’s time to bid farewell as we arrange your transfers to your preferred destination.
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