Iran cultural vacation

Small groups, avg 2 travelers, ensure this 15 day tour is an incredibly personal experience taking you on an overland round-trip from Tehran via a host of heritage sites.
Tehran Qom Kashan Abyaneh Natanz Nain Yazd Zeinodin Mahan Kerman Sarvestan Shiraz Persepolis Naqsh e Rostam Naqsh e Rajab Pasargadae Isfahan
Price
£3425 excluding flights
Duration
15 Days
Type
Small group
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Price includes: Accommodation • transfers • guiding (We ONLY use LOCAL GUIDES) • meals as shown (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)• Maximum group size 12 people • ABTA and ATOL bonded • Single Supplement - £525
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Price information

£3425 excluding flights
Price includes: Accommodation • transfers • guiding (We ONLY use LOCAL GUIDES) • meals as shown (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)• Maximum group size 12 people • ABTA and ATOL bonded • Single Supplement - £525
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Reviewed on 01 Oct 2019 by

An absolute eye opener to see what a superb country Iran is. Read full review

Reviewed on 01 Oct 2018 by

The most memorable part of the vacation was... following rivers up and down their course through a great diversity of stunning landscapes. Read full review

Reviewed on 29 May 2017 by

The beauty, the stunning artistic design in so many aspects -- the carpets, the miniatures, the jewellery, and above all the architecture through the ages. Our jaws got sore from dropping in awe every time we entered another glorious mosque. Read full review

Reviewed on 22 Oct 2017 by

The highlight was all the amazing mosques. Read full review

Reviewed on 22 May 2017 by

Very good vacation Read full review

Reviewed on 30 May 2016 by

Be prepared to be welcomed everywhere! The Iranians are delightful people! Read full review

Reviewed on 27 Oct 2014 by

An excellent experience with the right amount of sightseeing and free time. Read full review

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.

Planet

Our local partner in Iran is instrumental in developing a regional policy for environmentally sustainable tourism and works very closely with the official bodies in advising them how to best implement this. This includes the preservation of some of key natural attractions and ensuring that the gradual increase in tourism and its associated services does not have a detrimental effect.

This is a concept that is still very much in its infancy in this part of the world and we are proud to be working with such a respected pioneer in this field at such a key moment in tourism. This includes such issues as waste management, management of scarce resources such as water, and ensuring that future developments in the tourism sector are carried out in an environmentally sensitive manner.

We work with our local suppliers to highlight best practice in terms of environmental issues, an important effort in a country where the environment is often taken for granted.

People

We only work with operators who are as committed as we are to putting something back into the communities we visit. This may include giving a percentage of the profits from each tour to a foundation to help street children or local conservation projects. Our local supplier in Iran works closely with the government bodies responsible to help protect the impressive archaeological sites to be found here.

Our journey through southern and central Iran takes us through areas which are the summer domain of various nomadic tribes who migrate from lowland pastures in winter to the mountains in the summer. We are careful to respect local customs and culture and our groups are briefed on this aspect of Iran. Travelers also have the opportunity to support local communities by purchasing local handicrafts.

Our groups average only two clients. This has much less impact when traveling through rural areas, reducing our environmental and social affects.

Finally to emphasise our commitment to Responsible Tourism all clients will receive a copy of our Travelers Code of Conduct with their travel documents.

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