Cheap tour of Iran | Affordable Tours to Iran's UNESCO sites
Tehran > Shiraz > Abarkooh > Yazd > Esfahan > Abyaneh > Kashan
In this affordable tour enjoy rural life besides taking a journey through the history of Iran which includes major UNESCO world heritage sites.
From exquisite mosques to stunning feats of engineering, Iran boasts twenty-one UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including 20 cultural and one natural. While they are scattered around the country, you can easily cross off six by visiting the areas in and around Shiraz and the Khuzestan province.
To stay in any city, especially historic towns, we try to use residential hotels. They are affordable and also present the experience of having the past in the present.
The cost of taxis in Iran is not expensive, but for easier transportation in crowded cities such as Tehran, the best option is to use the subway. Buses are both cheap and comfortable also.
Day 1: Tehran
Arrival in Tehran, transfer to hotel, overnight.
Day 2: Tehran - Shiraz
Full-day city tour of Tehran to visit Golestan Palace, and Bazaar. Then transfer to the airport to fly to Shiraz. Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 3: Shiraz
City tour of Shiraz to visit Nasir-Molk Mosque, Narenjestan Palace, Vakil complex: Vakil mosque, Bathhouse, bazaar, Karimkhan citadel. In the evening visit tombs of poets Hafez. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 4: Sepidan
Drive to Sepidan. Visit the various gardens. Also, you can see Nomadic life with their cattle, sheep, goat, etc. leaving for the surrounding springs and waterfall and enjoying a light trek through the mountain. An interesting part is that there are several villages in this green area, which will be passed during our adventure through this forest to become familiar with their local customs and traditions Eat lunch in rural houses. Overnight Sepidan.
Local house: We just want to announce to you a point regarding your accommodation in Sepidan because it is your right to know everything even if it is small and unimportant. As the name of this accommodation shows, it is not a hotel. This is a kind of local house so you need to sleep on a mattress and this kind of accommodations doesn't have a private bathroom.
Day 5: Abarkooh
In the morning drive to Abarkooh. In route visit Persepolis, Necropolis, then depart to visit the old cypress tree, Aghazade house, Mostofi house in Abarkooh. Overnight sleep in Aghazadeh Boutique Hotel.
Day 6: Abarkouh-Yazd
In the morning drive to Yazd. Full-day city tour in Yazd. Visit the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, and the Fire Temple, the Zoroastrian museum, Mir-Chakhmaq Mosques. In the evening visit Bazaar and then Dowlat Abad Garden. Overnight stay in Yazd.
Day 7: Yazd
Half-day tour of Yazd to visit Jame Mosque. Water Museum, Alexander prison. Then have an excursion to dessert. The local people have established adorable camps in the heart of desserts. One of these camps is Shabahang located near Yazd. There, you enjoy watching a sunset, walking on the Sandhill, have a night gathering, set on fire, and drink a cup of tea that is made on the fire. Listening to traditional music, etc. overnight in Yazd
Day 8: Yazd-Esfahan
In the morning drive to Isfahan via Nain to visit its beautiful Jame Mosque, Kabootarkhane, and weaving workshop.at night visit the Sio-se-Pol and Khajou bridges next to the Zayandeh River. Overnight stay in Isfahan.
Day 9: Esfahan
City tour of Isfahan to visit the biggest square after Tiananmen Square in the world that is Imam Square, Consist of Ali Qapu palace, Sheikh Lotfollah and Imam Mosques, and Bazaar. And then visit Chehel Sotun Palace. Overnight Isfahan.
Day 10: Esfahan-Abyaneh
Full-day city tour of Isfahan to visit Vank Cathedral in Jolfa area, Hasht Behesht Palace, Friday Mosque then drive to Abyaneh in the afternoon to visit this old village where looks red because the builders use red soil for construction. There are lots of old men and women that all wear the same local clothes. Overnight Abyaneh.
Day 11: Abyaneh-Kashan
Early in the morning drive to Kashan to visit Broujerdiha house and Tabatabaie Houses, Fin Garden, and Aghabozorg Mosque. Overnight Kashan.
Day 12: Kashan-Tehran Intl Airport(Depart (200 km Drive))
Two-hour drive to be transferred to Imam Khomeini International airport for your return flight. On-site hotels available for your comfort, just in case you need to rest before your departure.