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Essential Iran
Essential Iran
Essential Iran
Essential Iran
Essential Iran
Essential Iran
Essential Iran
Essential Iran
Essential Iran
Essential Iran
Essential Iran
Essential Iran

Tour Highlights

  • For anyone who wants to know Iran better
  • A 10 day tour package taking you through ancient and modern Iran
  • Visit gorgeous museums in Tehran
  • Walk through the lanes of Shiraz, Yazd and Isfahan.
AGE RANGE 7 to 90 year olds
Accommodation Hotel 
Max Group Size 8
Transportation coach 
Travel Style Cultural  Historical  Sightseeing 
Physical Rating VeryEasy

Start in Shiraz and end in Tehran. With historical Essential Iran, you have a 10-day tour package, taking through Shiraz, Tehran and 5 other destinations in Iran. It includes transport, accommodation in a hotel, an expert guide, meals and more. 

Tour Guide

Famous Person Morteza Safaei Naeini Guia turistico en Español (Spanish speaking tour guide)
Famous Person Mohamadreza Alimoradi English speaking tour guide
Famous Person Farzad Nasiri Le guide touristique de Francais
Famous Person Abbas Pirmoradian Deutscher Reiseleiter German speaking tour guide
Famous Person Mina Shakouri 中文导游 Chinese speaking tour guide

Tour Reviews

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Tour Itinerary

Welcome to one of the oldest countries on earth formerly called Persia. The cradle of some of the most sophisticated civilizations that we can still see their traces nowadays around modern cities in Iran and visit their tools and objects in the museums. We start from the city of love and poem, Shiraz and continue our journey to Yazd, the city of adobe structures and then we go to the pearl of Iran, Isfahan. Abyaneh, Kashan and Tehran would the next destinations. The interesting point about Iran is that each of these cities and monuments have a unique characteristic and a different story to tell; stories of empires, kings and soldiers along with ordinary people and the social life. We are pretty sure that you are going to have a great time in Iran.
Arrival in Shiraz. You will be greeted by our tour guide and will be transferred to the hotel for check-in and lunch. In the afternoon we will go to visit Nasir ol Molk Mosque, Vakil Hammam and Arg e Karim Khan. overnight in hotel
A full day to visit Shiraz. Today we start our tour with the land of colors, Nasir ol Molk Mosque and then we will go to Arge Karim Khan and Hammam Vakil. We will finish our city tour in Shiraz with a taste of literature and go towards Tombs of Hafez and Saadi, two of the most prominent Iranian poets of all time.
Today we leave Shiraz to go the ancient time. Magnificent sites of Persepolis and Naghshe Rostam are the places that we planned to see. Afterwards we drive to Yazd. On the way we will see Abarkooh Cedar, said to be the oldest living creature in Asia. Then we go on to get to Yazd. Overnight in Yazd/ hotel
The center of Zoroasterians of Iran and one of oldest adobe-made cities on earth. Here, we will visit Jameh Mosque and Fahadan historical city context. In Yazd you can stroll on the narrow lanes that are among the oldest living parts in the world. One unique features of Yazd is the wind towers that are called Badgir in Persian. Then we go to Water museum where you can see how the Qanats (underground water channels) brought water to the city from the mountains for thousands of years. The next would be Amirchakhmagh square.
In the morning we are going to have an exciting drive to Isfahan because on our way there are a lot to see. We will visit Kharangh Castle and after that drive to Meybod to have a look at Narin Castle (Both castles are among the oldest mud brick castles of Iran). We resume going to arrive at Isfahan for check in.
The capital of Iran's tourism and city of arts and handicrafts. Naghsh-e jahan square, Sheikh lotfolah Mosque, Shah mosque and Ali Qapu Palace are our today's destination (All in UNESCO World Heritage list). Gheysariyeh gate way would be last place to visit, where you can buy souvenirs.
In the morning we will Visit Chehel Sotun Palace (one of the nine Iranian gardens in UNESCO list). Then we go for lunch and after that we will see a magnificent church called Vank Cathedral in Armenians' neighborhood of Isfahan. Next, we will go along the river to see Sio se pol and Khaju bridges. Overnight Isfahan/ hotel.
After breakfast we say goodbye to Isfahan and head to Abyaneh. Abyaneh is an ancient village that is famous in many aspects like culture, architecture, its red soil etc. After seeing Abyaneh we go Kashan and visit Fin Garden and Tabatabaeiha House. Overnight Kashan/ hotel
In the morning we drive to Tehran; where you can see lots of great museums and palaces. We go to hotel for check in, lunch and a short rest. Afterwards we go to National Museum of Iran; a place keeps that some items that show the antiquity of this land. Then we go to Golestan Palace and after that the bazaar. Overnight in hotel.
You will be sent from hotel to the airport for departure. Please note that your check-out is at 12 pm.

What's included

4 star hotels
English speaking guide
(If the tourists were all from a single country, then the tour guide will be chosen according to their language)
Full board
Air conditioned vehicle with an experienced driver
Entrance fees

What's Not included

International flights are not included

Insurance is not included

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About the countries


Persian (Farsi)


Rial (ريال)


32.4279° N, 53.6880° E


Before the travel, it is better to visit your doctor but these vaccinations are recommended:
Recommended for Iran. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Iran. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Iran. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Recommended for Iran. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Recommended for Iran. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Iran.Ideally 10 days before travel.



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