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Nomad stays in Bavanat and Speidan. Stay with locals, do what they do, eat what they eat, sleep where they sleep
If you are a tourist who would like to travel to our country to enjoy being with the nomads, see their daily life and get familiar with their traditions, this program can be the best choice for you.
You will experience with us an adventurous tour by staying with one of the largest nomad tribes in Iran (the Qashqai tribe). The main center of their life is in Fars province, but some of them also live in Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Khuzestan, Isfahan, etc.
This tribe is one of the most populous tribes in Iran. Qashqai people speak Turkish.
Seeing the life of these tribes and getting acquainted with their culture and customs is the best experience. They are happy people who care about music and drinking a lot of tea, and smoking hookah are one of their habits.
During this trip, you will see the unique nature of Sepidan & Bavanat, visit and stay in the local nomadic tents. In this tour, you will have the opportunity to see how the nomads provide their living facilities, and you can take photos of them.
Itinerary in details:
Day 1: Tehran
Arrival in Tehran, transfer to hotel, Half day city tour of Tehran to visit Golestan Palace and the Grand Bazaar of Tehran. Overnight in Tehran
Day 2: Abyaneh
Take an easy drive to Abyaneh with stops at Kashan to visit the Broojerdiha and Tabatabaie Houses, Fin Garden, and Aghabozorg Mosque.
Abyaneh is one of the most attractive places to visit which was completely Zoroastrian right until the 16th century, Overnight in Abyaneh.
Day 3: Esfahan
Drive to Isfahan and half-day city tour in this beautiful city, overnight Isfahan
Day 4: Esfahan
City tour Isfahan to see Hasht-Behesht and Ali Qapu palaces, Sheikh Lotfollah and Imam Mosques, overnight Isfahan.
Day 5: Isfahan-Yazd
Drive to Yazd, en-route visit Friday Mosque and a 17th-century house in Na’in. Half-day city tour in Yazd. Visiting the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, the Fire Temple, visit the local famous Jameh and Mir-Chakhmaq Mosques, overnight Yazd.
Day 6: Yazd
Full day camel riding tour in the desert around Yazd, Having a delicious lunch prepared by the camel meat, overnight Yazd.
Day 7: Yazd-Bavanat
Depart by surface to Bavanat in the heart of the Zagros Mountain, enjoy being with the nomads, their daily life and traditions. Camping overnight in an astonishing nature beside the nomads. Having a delicious dinner prepared by a local cook in pure nature.
Day 8: Bavanat
After breakfast in nomad’s camps, leaving for the surrounding springs and enjoying a light trek through the mountain, move toward walnut forest (a forest with 20 km long situated amid a green valley). An interesting point is that several villages are hiding in this green area, which will be passed during our adventure through this forest to become familiar with their local customs and traditions. Overnight in a traditional house in Bazm village.
Day 9: Shiraz
Depart by surface to Shiraz early in the morning, on the way we will visit Persepolis, Naghsh-E-Rustam, Naghsh-e-Rajab, overnight Shiraz.
Day 10: Shiraz
City tour of Shiraz to visit Eram Garden, Nasiro- Molk Mosque, Narenjestan Palace, tombs of poets Hafez and Saadi and Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine, Overnight Shiraz.
Day 11: Sepidan
Early in the morning drive to Sepidan in the north of Fars Province.
The elevation of Sepidan is 2300 meters from sea level, Sepidan is too cold in winters, but it enjoys mild weather in summer, which makes it a suitable destination resort for nomads during summer.
We will have a chance to visit the Margon waterfall, which is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iran. Overnight in Shekarak region near the camps of nomads.
Day 12: Sepidan
Staying with the nomads to feel their daily life more and meditating in that pure tranquil nature, enjoying a light trek through the mountain then drive back to Shiraz to fly to Tehran in the evening.
Day 13: Tehran
Half-day city tour including a visit to Reza Abbassi Museums and if possible the jewelry Museum. In the evening, we and the tour by spending in a nice traditional restaurant as a goodbye party, O/N Tehran.
Day 14: Tehran
Transfer to Tehran Intl. airport for your return flight.