Artemisia 21 Days Iran Tour
Itinerary : Tehran (3n) – Qom – Kashan (2n) – Abyeneh (1n) – Isfahan (3n) – Yasuj (1n) – Shiraz (3n) – Kerman (2n) – Yazd (3n) – sleeping train (1n) – Tehran (1n)
This very diverse tour through the heart of Iran begins in the capital Tehran. In this huge metropolis are many beautiful palaces and fine museums hidden.
After stay in Tehran , You will be picked up by our driver for the ride via Qom to the ancient desert city of Kashan. On the way to Qom you will pass huge salt flats on the edge of the desert. In Qom, There is the possibility to visit the Shrine of Fatima Masumeh, Shi-itic sanctuary.
Kashan is famous for its traditional merchant houses, the Hammam, Fin garden, Sialk Tepe , Historical Mosques and houses and the Bazaar.
After two nights in a traditional boutique hotel and a particular trip to Abyaneh, a picturesque red mountain village, the journey to Isfahan begins. This cultural capital of Iran had its heyday in the 17th century during King Shah Abbas. From that time you will find many impressive buildings like the Sio Se bridge and the Ali Qapu palace at the largest city square in the world, originally designed as a polo field!
From Isfahan we travel by car with driver guide in direction of Shiraz. Particular attention should be paid to choose the beautiful mountain route to Yasuj, a town in the Zagros mountain known as a habitat of the Bakhtiari and Qashqai (nomad) population.
The next day the trip continues to Shiraz. City of poets and parks surrounded by Iranian history including the royal tombs of Naqsh-e Rustam and Persepolis.
From Shiraz is a full-day excursion on the program to this ancient capital of Persia. Shiraz is a nice town with very hospitable people and a great place for shopping handicraft in the Vakil bazaar.
Shiraz To Kerman is long but beautiful drive, a city on the edge of the vast desert Kalut that Marco Polo wrote about it in his book.
From Kerman there is a desert excursion of optionally stay in a desert village. You travel across the southern Silk Road to desert city of Yazd in the West. On the way there is a stop scheduled for Zeynodin caravanserai. An optional overnight stay here is possible.
Yazd (perhaps the oldest, a piece inhabited city in the world) is to enjoy walks through a labyrinth of alleys leme. Also, you can meet Zoroastrianism, the original Iranian religion in Atashkadeh fire temple where the holy flame is still burning.
After a very varied 3 weeks, a traveling by night train in a private sleeping coupe back to Tehran (Day train is possible too) will be relaxing. A wonderful moment to once again pass in review of all travel experiences and socialize with Iranian passengers in the restoration.
from 2850 € per person
475 € per week
21 days/20 nights
Airport transfers by private car . By car with private driver through Iran. By train (or plane) back to Tehran.
Visa Invitation | Airport transfers |All transfer by Private driver | Privet compartment train ticket |Personal tour guide | Stay in the best available, most atmospheric hotels with breakfast | Local service desk |
International Flight | Visa Fees | Entrances Fee