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15 Days group tour

Central & North Iran (Architecture & Landscape) 10 Citys & Villages

This trip brings you to all the highlights of central Persia. From the modern capital Tehran to the ruins of Persepolis and from the desert town Yazd to the colourful mosques in Isfahan.

  Included

  1 x Visa application 
  2 x International flight ticket
  1 x Dutch, English and Farsi-speaking guide
  1 x Private-touringcar and driver the whole trip
  2 x Private airport transfers - hotel
  40 x Entrance fees
  1 x Information night
  14 x Accommodation incl. breakfast (3*/4*) 
  1 x Tips
  1 x Reservation fee
  14 x Lunch incl. 1 drink
  14 x Dinner incl. 1 drink p/d
  42 x Drinking water

  Exclusive

   Visa payment upon arrival (€ 78,-)
   Single room supplement
     (€ 25,- p.night if desired)

15 Days group tour

Central & North Iran (Architecture & Landscape) 10 Citys & Villages

This trip brings you to all the highlights of central Persia. From the modern capital Tehran to the ruins of Persepolis and from the desert town Yazd to the colourful mosques in Isfahan.

  Included

●   1 x International flight
           ticket (KLM/IranAir)
●   1 x Dutch, English and
           Farsi-speaking guide
   1 x Private-touringcar and
           driver for the whole trip
   2 x Private airport 
           transfers - hotel
   14 x Accommodation incl.
           breakfast (3*/4*)
   40 x Entrance fees 
   1 x Tips
   1 x Reservation fee
   1 x Information night
   14 x Lunch incl. 1 drink
   14 x Dinner incl. 1 drink p/d
   42 x Drinking water

  Exclusive

   Visa payment upon arrival (€ 78,-) 
   Single room supplement 
     (€ 25,- p.night if desired)


City’s we are going to visit

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1.%2014D%20Tehran
Tehran

Our journey begins in the young and lively city capital of Iran: Tehran. Here we will visit some musea, among which are the carpet museum and the national museum. read more

We will see the famous palaces of Golestan, multiple parks and the iconic nature bridge. In the evening we will go to Darband. Along a small river you will walk up into the mountains and the lights at the cafes and restaurants will make you as if you are in a fairy tale. To sum it up: the first days in Iran will be a mix of city, culture, nature and good food. 

4.%2028D%20Meybod
Meybod

Meybod is an old desert city and the capital of Iran during the Mozaffarid period. Many poets, clergymen and politicians are born and raised here. We will visit read more

the Narin castle, which is one of the oldest of the country.

6.%2012D%20Shiraz
Persepolis

From Kerman we will go to Persepolis, where King Darius the Great once built his palace. Eventually the complex was destroyed by Alexander the Great, but some parts read more

remained. It now forms a unique piece of history of the 5th century B.C.

9.%2028D%20Qazvin
Qazvin

North of Tehran is the 9000 year old city Qazvin. In the Alborz mountains you will find the Alamut Castle. This has been a fortification for years, now it’s a ruin with a read more

a spectacular view. We will also visit the old Khargan towers, Samiran castle and Lambssr castle. All of the castles are from different eras, which makes their architecture and original function variable.  

11.%2028D%20Masouleh
Masuleh

In this small village (only a few hundred inhabitants) the houses are built on the mountainside and because of this unique architecture the place is worldwide read more

known and it got a place on the UNESCO world heritage list. The village is located at a high altitude and there is often fog which gives beautiful images. We will also visit Roodkhan castle, which in history has never been concurred. This proves the high standards in techniques and the strategic place of the castle.

2.%2028D%20Kashan
Kashan

After Tehran we will travel to the south, to Kashan. Here you will see everything you expect of a Persian city. We will visit the Agha Bozorg mosque, known as on read more

of the most beautiful Islamic constructions of the 19th century. Another good example of the traditional architecture is the Abbasi house, a historical residential building where different families lived together, with a courtyard and beautiful ceilings that are decorated with mirrors. We will also visit the Sultan Amir Ahmad bathhouse and the bazar. We will rest in the park and go for a picnic in the mountains.

5.%2028D%20Yazd
Yazd

Since 2017 this desert town is on the UNESCO world heritage list. It is one of the oldest cities in the world and the architecture is traditional for Persia. It is also the read more

centre of the zoroastrianism, the original religion of this region, which is now a minority. We will visit multiple tempels, the Ateshkadeh and the Towers of Silence. Other remarkable constructions are the Alexander’s Prison and the Amir Chakmagh mosque and there is the possibility to be introduced to pahlevani, a traditional form of martial arts. Yazd is also an ideal city to buy a carpet or some other traditional souvenirs.

6.%2028D%20Shiraz
Shiraz

We continue our trip further south to the city of Shiraz, which was the hometown of the poets Saadi and Hafez. The city originates from the Zand dynasty and read more

the Vakil mosque and Karim Khan Castle are from that era. We will visit the Nasir al-Mulk mosque, which is known as the pink mosque because of its beautiful light. From Shiraz we will go to Persepolis, where King Darius the Great once built his palace. Eventually the complex was destroyed by Alexander the Great, but some parts remained. It now forms a unique piece of history of the 5th century B.C.

8.%2028D%20Isfahan
Isfahan

Because of Sjah Abbas I Isfahan is one of the most important historical cities in Iran. Although the city was already very old, he decided to make it the capital. And read more

a capital needs the best palace, multiple beautiful mosques, among which the Sjeik Luftfallah mosque and a giant square, which is called Meidan Emam. It is 560 meters long and 160 meters broad and at that time the biggest square in the world. In the 16th century many countries trades their goods here. The Persians also called this square ‘half of the world’. The square and its building surrounding it are UNESCO world heritage. We will surely visit the bazar. Another interesting building is the Armenian Vank cathedral. It is a remnant from the time that Sjah Abbas took Armenian families from Julfa to Isfahan for its silk trade.

3.%2028D%20Abyaneh
Abyaneh

At the foot of the Karkas mountains is the little, picturesque village Abyaneh. It is called the red village, because of its houses that are made from red soil. Together read more

with the wooden balconies they form a very characteristic place. The village has only a few hundred inhabitants and they will show you how the traditional life in Iran looks.

3.%2015D%20Kerman
Kerman

Because Kerman is not situated on the touristic route in Iran, many people skip the city. And that’s a pity, because it is one of the five historical cities of Iran. In read more

 the past the Dutch East India Company had a trading post in Kerman and it used to be the economical heart of south eastern Iran for decades. You can still see that rich history in the most gorgeous mosques, bathhouses and gardens. Currently Kerman is the city with the largest carpet industry and export of pistachio nuts.

7.%2028D%20Izadkhast
Izadkhast

This historical complex with a castle, caravanserai and a Safavid bridge has a unique architectural style and building materials. Once it was a place where several read more

including many of the surrounding houses, is abandoned and because of this the place has a special atmosphere that you do not want to miss.

10.%2028D%20Caspean%20Sea
Caspian Sea

We will visit Bandar-e Anzali, one the most important ports of Iran. It is also the place where Polish citizens went to when they were evacuated from the Sovjet Union. After read more

that we will drive further to Ardabil, where we will see the complex of the Sheik Safi al-Din tomb, who is from the Safavids dynasty, which is from Kurdish and Azerbaijani ancestry. The Ardabil region is also known for her hot springs and we will visit one of them to just sit back and relax.


City’s we are going to visit

1.%2028D%20Tehran
Tehran

Our journey begins in the young and lively city capital of Iran: Tehran. Here we will visit some musea, among which are the carpet museum and the national museum. We will see the famous palaces of read more

Golestan, multiple parks and the iconic nature bridge. In the evening we will go to Darband. Along a small river you will walk up into the mountains and the lights at the cafes and restaurants will make you as if you are in a fairy tale. To sum it up: the first days in Iran will be a mix of city, culture, nature and good food.

2.%2028D%20Kashan
Kashan

After Tehran we will travel to the south, to Kashan. Here you will see everything you expect of a Persian city. We will visit the Agha Bozorg mosque, known as one of the most beautiful Islamic read more

constructions of the 19th century. Another good example of the traditional architecture is the Abbasi house, a historical residential building where different families lived together, with a courtyard and beautiful ceilings that are decorated with mirrors. We will also visit the Sultan Amir Ahmad bathhouse and the bazar. We will rest in the park and go for a picnic in the mountains.

3.%2028D%20Abyaneh
Abyaneh

At the foot of the Karkas mountains is the little, picturesque village Abyaneh. It is called the red village, because of its houses that are made from red soil. Together with the wooden balconies they read more

form a very characteristic place. The village has only a few hundred inhabitants and they will show you how the traditional life in Iran looks.

4.%2028D%20Meybod
Meybod

Meybod is an old desert city and the capital of Iran during the Mozaffarid period. Many poets, clergymen and politicians are born and raised here. We will visit the Narin castle, which is one of the read more

oldest of the country.

5.%2028D%20Yazd
Yazd

Since 2017 this desert town is on the UNESCO world heritage list. It is one of the oldest cities in the world and the architecture is traditional for Persia. It is also the centre of the zoroastrianism, the read more

original religion of this region, which is now a minority. We will visit multiple tempels, the Ateshkadeh and the Towers of Silence. Other remarkable constructions are the Alexander’s Prison and the Amir Chakmagh mosque and there is the possibility to be introduced to pahlevani, a traditional form of martial arts. Yazd is also an ideal city to buy a carpet or some other traditional souvenirs.

6.%2028D%20Shiraz
Shiraz

We continue our trip further south to the city of Shiraz, which was the hometown of the poets Saadi and Hafez. The city originates from the Zand dynasty and the Vakil mosque and Karim Khan read more

Castle are from that era. We will visit the Nasir al-Mulk mosque, which is known as the pink mosque because of its beautiful light. From Shiraz we will go to Persepolis, where King Darius the Great once built his palace. Eventually the complex was destroyed by Alexander the Great, but some parts remained. It now forms a unique piece of history of the 5th century B.C.

7.%2028D%20Izadkhast
Izadkhast

This historical complex with a castle, caravanserai and a Safavid bridge has a unique architectural style and building materials. Once it was a place where several including many of read more

the surrounding houses, is abandoned and because of this the place has a special atmosphere that you do not want to miss.

8.%2028D%20Isfahan
Isfahan

Because of Sjah Abbas I Isfahan is one of the most important historical cities in Iran. Although the city was already very old, he decided to make it the capital. And a capital needs the best palace, read more

multiple beautiful mosques, among which the Sjeik Luftfallah mosque and a giant square, which is called Meidan Emam. It is 560 meters long and 160 meters broad and at that time the biggest square in the world. In the 16th century many countries trades their goods here. The Persians also called this square ‘half of the world’. The square and its building surrounding it are UNESCO world heritage. We will surely visit the bazar. Another interesting building is the Armenian Vank cathedral. It is a remnant from the time that Sjah Abbas took Armenian families from Julfa to Isfahan for its silk trade.

9.%2028D%20Qazvin
Qazvin

North of Tehran is the 9000 year old city Qazvin. In the Alborz mountains you will find the Alamut Castle. This has been a fortification for years, now it’s a ruin with a a spectacular view. We will also read more

visit the old Khargan towers, Samiran castle and Lambssr castle. All of the castles are from different eras, which makes their architecture and original function variable.

10.%2028D%20Caspean%20Sea
Caspian Sea

We will visit Bandar-e Anzali, one the most important ports of Iran. It is also the place where Polish citizens went to when they were evacuated from the Sovjet Union. After that we will drive further read more

to Ardabil, where we will see the complex of the Sheik Safi al-Din tomb, who is from the Safavids dynasty, which is from Kurdish and Azerbaijani ancestry. The Ardabil region is also known for her hot springs and we will visit one of them to just sit back and relax.

11.%2028D%20Masouleh
Masuleh

In this small village (only a few hundred inhabitants) the houses are built on the mountainside and because of this unique architecture the place is worldwide known and it got a place on the read more

UNESCO world heritage list. The village is located at a high altitude and there is often fog which gives beautiful images. We will also visit Roodkhan castle, which in history has never been concurred. This proves the high standards in techniques and the strategic place of the castle.


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