Eco Culture in desert and visiting Kashan, Isfahan and Tehran
- Exploring the mystical Iranian deserts during the day and enjoying the absolute peacefulness of it at night
- The experience of traveling by camels and in a caravan like people from centuries a go
- Visiting the 500 years old caravanserai of Maranjab
- Visiting the magnificent Isfahan and all its glorious UNESCO World Heritage sites
Photo Album Eco Culture in desert and visiting Kashan, Isfahan and Tehran
Find day by day details in the itinerary.
Arrival in IKA airport, transfer to Tehran and hotel, check in and rest.)(O/N Hotel)
Drive to Kashan (250 KM, 3 hrs), entering to desert with 4WD cars to reach high sand dunes, enjoying the dozen stars stay in desert.(O/N Tent Camp)(B,L,D)
After a 3 hour drive we reach Kashan a historical city in desert, we change the vehicle to use 4WD cars and start our adventurous excursion in desert. Several stops to explore more about mystical desert take us to our camp place just next to the high sand dunes, then enjoying the dozen stars stay in desert.
Full day hiking on sand dunes and camel riding to visit a vast salt flat then continue to reach a 500 years old caravanserai in Maranjab.(O/N Tent Camp) (B,L,D)
Today we enjoy hiking on dunes then riding the camels in a caravan. Another night in desert will make unforgettable memories.
Exiting from desert and drive to Isfahan(O/N Hotel)(B,L,-)
Full day city tour in Isfahan, visiting Imam Sq. (Naqsh-e Jahan),free time in Bazaar, the afternoon visit of historical bridges of Khadju and Sio-se Pol.(O/N Hotel)(B,L,-)
Today we visit “Naqsh-e Jahan” square, the huge open square in center of Isfahan with four monuments at four sides including Imam mosque covered inside and outside with intricate turquoise tiles, The smaller Sheikh Lotfollah mosque contains some of the best mosaics from 17th century, AaliGhapoo Palace which was the highest building in Iran. Walking through one of the largest squares in the world and visiting history, culture, architecture and handicrafts as well is an experience you never had before.
Note: Imam Mosque in Isfahan is closed on Fridays and religious ceremonies.
Drive to Kashan, sightseeing in Kashan, visiting historical houses (Boroujerdis & Abbasian) and Fin Garden.(O/N Hotel)(B,L,_)
Kashan is a historical city on the desert side and it is well known for it's restored merchant houses. After about 3 hours drive we start our day tour by visiting Abbasian & Broujerdis traditional houses. These beautiful houses which belong to 18 and 19 centuries are illustrating the finest examples of Qajar aesthetic. Then we visit Fin Garden, this delightful garden which is renowned as being the very epitome of the Persian Garden earned a place on the UNESCO World Heritage list with its historical background, an amazing atmosphere, symmetrical proportions, old cedars, spring-fed pools and fountains.
Drive to Tehran, check in and afternoon visit of Golestan Palace then free at leisure to explore grand bazaar of Tehran.(O/N Hotel)(B,L,-)
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. 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.
Check out and departure.(B,-,-)
Two days Tehran Extension ;
- Airport Transfer on Arrival and Departure days
- Visa application process
- One day Visit highlights of Tehran
- Two nights accommodation in Tehran