This 6-day private tour of Iran top highlights is designed for budget travelers willing to have a unique experience like never before.
Tour Name: Iran Budget Private Tour
Tour Code: CY102
Price: 695 €* Per Person
Season: June, July and August 2019
Theme(s): Explorer (History & Culture)
Duration: 6 days & 5 nights
Route: Tehran(1n), Isfahan(2ns), Shiraz (2ns)
UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Golestan Palace, Persepolis, Eram Garden, Naqsh-e Jahan Square, Isfahan Friday Mosque
Other Highlights: Naghsh-e Rostam Necropolis, Shiraz Vakil bazaar, Arg-e Karimkhani (optional), Hafez tomb, Bazaar, Pink Mosque, Chehel Sotoun Palace.
Summary: This 6-day private tour of Iran top highlights is designed for budget travelers willing to have a unique experience like never before.
*For a Private tour of 2 travelers in one room
Day 1: Welcome to Tehran
Arriving in Tehran in the afternoon, after midnight or very early morning. Epic Persia’s tour director welcomes you at Imam Khomeini International Airport. Rapid transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Tehran Tour
UNESCO World Heritage Golestan Palace, the first royal building in Tehran. Upon arrival transfer to hotel in Isfahan. Then you will proceed to the picturesque historical bridge of “Sio-Se Pol” (33-Arches Bridge) with an interesting break in a traditional teahouse under the bridge arches.
Day 3: Isfahan City Tour
Prepare yourself for a perfect day by charming sights to visit in Isfahan. A brilliant gallery of typical “Iranian Islamic-era” architecture and decoration is awaiting you in UNESCO World Heritage Isfahan Jameh Mosque, as it has been developed and expanded throughout the different centuries and during various dynastie .
Chehel Sotoun Palace,Wonderful is not enough to describe this palace of Safavid Dynasty, especially with its numerous huge and history-telling wall-paintings, through which you can have a rough image of the Safavid era.
Later on, visit to the most brilliant and world famous attraction of the city, or even of the whole country, the UNESCO World Heritage Naqsh-e Jahan Square (Image of the World). This grand square stands with its two spectacular mosques and the palace as well as the Qeysariyeh majestic Covered Bazaar.
The most glorious monument at this square is Abbasi Mosque which stands elate for more than 400 years. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque with a unique concept among all other historical mosques in Iran; the only mosque without minaret and yard. The other monument is Aali Qapu Palace with unique decorations. Safavid king would observe the Polo matches and other performances in the square from its wide terrace. Charming Qeysariyeh Bazaar is the last part you are going to visit at the square.
Day 4: Shiraz Via Persepolis
Morning departure for Shiraz with some world famous sites to visit en route. the UNESCO World Heritage site of Takht-e Jamshid or as Greek historians called it, “Persepolis“. You will visit the imposing ruins of the 2500-year-old Achaemenid ceremonial capital, known once as the richest city under the sun light.Numerous palaces, gates, stairs with reliefs, halls, the treasury used to protect the Achaemenid Empire’s legendary treasures are to be visited. Not far from Persepolis, you will visit Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis, the rock reliefs and some tombs of the Achaemenid emperors. At the city entrance, you will have a short photo stop at Quran Gate.
Day 5: Shiraz City Tour
Morning visit highlights of the city including:
Nasir-ol Molk (Pink) Mosque, famous for its fine and colorful ceramics & windows
UNESCO World Heritage Eram Garden, a nice sample of Persian Gardens and today as the botanical garden of Shiraz. Tomb of Hafez, the world famous Iranian poet, whose masterpiece Divan inspired German poem Goethe versify the “West-Eastern Divan” in 1814.
Finally, strolling in the covered Vakil Bazaar with colorful handicrafts and antique outlets.
Day 6: Home-Bound
Early morning (or midnight) transfer to Shiraz Airport for the flight back home with a full pack of memorable moments and nice pictures to share with your family and friends.
- Application of visa (excluding visa fee)
- Accommodation in hotels or local house as per itinerary or similar, including daily breakfast
- The prices are based on 3 stars
- All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary including their applicable entrance fees
- English Driver guide with a sedan car
- Porter tips at hotels & waiter tips at restaurants
- Travel insurance up to 10000 Euro
- Daily mineral water
- International flights
- Driver & Tour Guide tips
- Visa fee
- Meals and personal expenses
Note: Visa fee must be paid by the passengers to the consular section of Iranian embassy upon receiving their visa sticker. The passengers must indicate the city in which they like to get their visa sticker (where there is an Iranian embassy consular section) upon purchasing the tour.
- All personal nature expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, minibar, gifts, etc.
- Costs incurred in case of hospitalization or evacuation, etc.
- Any other service(s) not specified in “Services Included” section of this proposal
Note 2: Hotels can be changed based on clients’ request or unavailability. Rates may change according to room categories/hotels changes.
Note 3: Above mentioned duration are based on Iranian calendar.
Note 4: Working days in Iran are Saturday – Wednesday. Thursdays are half day however many offices are closed on Thursdays.