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Iran Eco Adventure

Eco Culture Tour to North West Iran

16 Days Contact Iran Eco Adventure Code 3132
This tour at a glance
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  • Duration: 16 Days (16 Days & 15 Nights)
  • Activity: 2
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Itinerary
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Day 1
Arrival (O/N: Hotel, Marlik)/(-,-,-)

Arrival in Tehran IKA International Airport, transfer to hotel. Check in and rest.
Day 2
Tehran city tour, visiting Golestan Palace (UNESCO World Heritage), National Museum/National Jewelry Museum and Grand Bazaar (O/N: Hotel, Marlik)/(B,L,-)

National Museum
Today is a day to go through history from 5th millennium BC to 648 AD the pre-Islam archaeological museum covers Persia’s history to a view of Islamic works of art. We can walk to get into an old traditional café to have lunch. Afternoon visit of National Jewelry Museum
Golestan Palace
The Golestan Palace from the Qajar period is listed on the UNESCO heritage list. Build on the left-overs of a citadel is it one of the oldest buildings in Tehran. The complex has several palaces a lovely garden. The Qajar family was ruling Iran from 1785 to 1925.
National Jewelry Museum
The national Jewelry museum is housed in the Central Bank of Iran. Heavily guarded this impressive collection of jewelry is unique. One of the highlights is the Crown Jewel, last used by the Sjah of Iran.
Note: National Jewelry Museum is open only on Saturdays-Tuesdays at 14-16
The Grand Bazaar in Tehran is less than 200 years old, but for a much longer time on this spot trading as been going on. In total there is more than 10 kilometer of lanes full of stores. Each part of the bazaar as is own specialty, for example copper, paper, gold, spices, and of course carpets.
Day 3
Drive from Tehran to Caspian Sea (O/N traditional house) (B, L,D)

Drive from Tehran to Caspian Sea through Chalus road one of most beautiful roads in Iran with scenic view of Alborz Mountains then to Qasem Abad village, local music performance in the evening.
Day 4
Full day hiking tour (O/N traditional house) (B, L, D)

Full day hiking tour in Hyrcanian forest of Northern Alborz mountains visiting small villages, tea plantation farms and enjoying overview of Caspian Sea from highlands.
Day 5
Drive to Masouleh (O/N Hotel) (B, L,-)

Drive to Masouleh passing through Lahijan city, visiting Masouleh, free time to walk around in Masouleh passageways.
Day 6
Drive to Astara (O/N Hotel) (B, L, -)

Drive to Astara, visiting Salsal castle en-route, rest of the day at leisure.
Day 7
Trekking Talysh mountains (O/N Hotel) (B, L, -)

Drive to Lavandvil and Kutekumeh Village, trekking in Talysh mountains to reach Latun Waterfall one of the highest waterfalls in Iran with height of 100 m, descending and drive back to the hotel in Astara.
Day 8
Drive to Ardabil, visiting grand bazaar and Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh (O/N Camp) (B, L,D)

Drive to Ardabil, visiting grand bazaar and Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine the UNESCO World Heritage site, then drive to Alvares nomad camping area and camping with Shahsevan nomads, enjoying the folk music of Azeri.
Day 9
Half day hiking of Mt. Sabalan, drive to Tabriz. (O/N Hotel) (B, L, -)

Half day hiking in foothills of Mt. Sabalan, back to the camp and drive to Tabriz.
Day 10
City tour in Tabriz and visit Kandowan. (O/N Hotel) (B, L, -)

Visiting Tabriz historic bazaar complex & Tabriz Blue Mosque, then drive to Kandowan village, hiking in Kandowan passageways, and drive back to Tabriz.
Kandowan is small villages were the houses are carved into the rocks. Some of them are more than 700 years old.
Day 11
Drive to Zanjan, visiting a historical bath in Zanjan (O/N Hotel) (B, L, -)

Drive to Zanjan, visiting a historical bath and bazaar in Zanjan
Day 12
Drive to Hamedan en-route visiting Soltaniyeh dome (UNESCO World Heritage) (O/N Hotel) (B, L,-)

Soltaniyeh was constructed in 1312 as mausoleum of Oljaytu. It's one of the biggest brick domes in the world. The turquoise-blue dome is surrounded by eight minarets.
Day 13
Drive to Kermanshah, visiting Taq-e Bostan, Bisotun (UNESCO World Heritage site), drive to back to Hamadan (O/N Hotel) (B, L, -)

Day 14
Morning hiking in Mt. Alvand, visiting Ganjnameh historical scripts, afternoon city tour to visit Avicenna Mausoleum. (O/N Hotel) (B, L, -)

Day 15
Drive to Tehran (5-6 hours), check in and rest in hotel (O/N Hotel, Marlik) (B, L, -)

Day 16
Departure (B,-,-)

Transfer to Tehran IKA International Airport, departure and fly back home.

Other Services

 

Accommodations

 

Location

Hotel/Accommodation

Nights

Tehran

Marlik

3

Qasemabad

Gile Boom Traditional house

2

Masoole

Aram Hotel 3*

1

Astara

Espinas Hotel 4*

2

Alvares

Camp

1

Tabriz

Gostaresh Hotel 4*

2

Zanjan

Grand Hotel 4*

1

Hamadan

Parsian Hotel 4*

3





Terms and Conditions

Cancellation policy:

  • Any cancellation 90 days prior to arrival date: NO charge (except in case of issuing the flight tickets to guarantee the seats or rooms in hotels)
  • Any cancellation between 89 to 30 days prior to arrival date: 15% charge
  • Any cancellation between 29 to 20 days prior to arrival date: 30% charge
  • Any cancellation between 19 to 10 days prior to arrival date: 50% charge
  • Any cancellation less than 10 days: 100% charge