Iran's rural life Tour
Tehran > Shiraz > Javarg Village > Sepidan > Isfahan > Abyaneh > Kashan
In this tour, you can get familiar with two different cultures at the same time, simple rural life next to nomadic life in Sepidan.
Day 1: Tehran
Arrive at the international airport of Tehran. Transfer to hotel. Half-day tour of Tehran to visit National museum to be familiar with Iranian history in a quick visit.
Then visit Golestan palace and Jewelry museum, it is not open during all the week. So you can replace another amazing museum if the time permits. Overnight Tehran.
Day 2: Shiraz
In the morning, fly to Shiraz.
First, start with Nasir-Al-Mulk mosque to catch the morning light.Then have some steps in the Gode Araban street in the old neighbors.
Shiraz is famous because of its orange and sour orange trees and the smell of its blossoms, especially during spring. We call sour orange, Narenj in our language so this is the time to visit Narenjestan Garden with the many Narenj inside.
Today we have a plan to walk down the lane of history, so we go to the heart of the Zandie dynasty in the Vakil complex. One dynasty before Ghajar. Karimkhan Zand has established a Vakil bathhouse, bazaar, citadel, and mosque, etc. A complex for the tranquillity of his citizens.
Then go to visit Ali Ebne Hamze Shrine as a new mosque to make a comparison between the old and modern mosques you have seen.
Tour of Shiraz without visiting Hafez and Saadi tomb is nothing. At night, a tomb in the center of the garden in the dark environment shines and the traditional music inside of the backyard plays with your spirit and gives you a sight to think deeply about the architecture of this tomb.
Day 3: Javarq Village
In the morning drive to Javarg. It's a village in Fars province.
One side of the village is the mountain, and the other is the Jungle, so most of the tourists go hiking. This village has its beauty in four seasons.
Mr.Kashkuli has established a Camp there. It is consist of nomad tents, guest houses, and restaurants.
He performs the tour of gardens nearby to introduce you to different types of plants.
The village is surrounded by herbs that you can see while you are walking. He collects them and makes a pack provided for tourists. You try various organic foods that are prepared with local and fresh ingredients.
You can experience a nomadic ceremony like a wedding if there are any and workshops like carpet weaving. Overnight sleep in the camp.
Day 4: Sepidan
In the morning drive From Javarg to Sepidan.
Today you can experience the North of Iran in the South of Iran with a green environment with pleasant weather even in summer.
Here you can get familiar with two different cultures at the same time, simple rural life next to nomadic life, you see that these two tribes have remained for many years next to each other and some of them got married, so that’s why there are many things in common between the two.
Sepidan is surrounded by lots of apple, nut, apricot, and plum gardens that you can visit.
Yellow, red, and orange leaves of trees, the rustling of leaves in the breeze, the roaring river, and the other natural sounds inside of the gardens make you feel free and inspired.
Also, Sepidan with its villages has a high capability of professional eco-tours. You can walk through the jungles to see the springs, waterfalls, etc like Sheshpir Spring, Margon waterfall, go hiking, and climb the mountain the Ronj Mountain.
The local people are welcoming, and this is the time for you to communicate with them in their houses that are filled with the smell of traditional foods and bread. Sleep in the local houses.
Day 5: Isfahan
Early in the morning drive to Isfahan. After eating lunch and rest for an hour start a half-day tour of Isfahan to visit the capital of Iran during the Safavid dynasty. First start visiting Naghsh-e Jahan square, which is the biggest square after Tiananmen Square in China. In Naghsh-e Jahan square there are lots of buildings, the private mosque of the royal court that is named Sheikh Lotfollah mosque.
Across from this mosque is Ali Qapu palace with six floors. When you visit the sixth floor, Music Hall, you found deep circular niches in the walls, having not only aesthetic value but also acoustic. On the other floors, the Walls are painted with delicate miniatures that attract visitors.
After that go to visit the public mosque, Shah Mosque during the Shah Abbas era, King of Safavid dynasty. In the evening, walk on the longest bridge, Si-O-Seh pol, and Khaju bridge with its brilliant tile-working on the Zayandeh River. Drink a cup of tea and enjoy watching the reflection of the sunset on the river. Overnight Isfahan
Day 6: Isfahan
Full day tour of Isfahan to visit Vank Cathedral which Armenians call Holy Savior Cathedral in the Jolfa area (Armenian area), there are lots of cafés that you can try Armenian coffee, rest for some hours and then continue sightseeing.
Visit the Grand Mosque of Isfahan, Jame mosque, and then Chehel Sotun palace which was built for entertainment and receptions of other ambassadors and kings.
In the end what a treat it would be if you visit the old Bazaar. It’s like walking back in time. Don't forget to buy Gaz and Iranian Candy in the bazaar. Overnight Isfahan.
Day 7: Kashan
In the morning drive from Isfahan to Kashan.
In Route to visit Abyaneh. It’s a historical village where women wear colorful and flourishing clothes with white scarves.The whole village looks red because of the soil’s color people use to construct their houses.
Then visit Boroujerdi house and Fin Garden in Kashan. Overnight Kashan.
Day 8: Kashan to Khomeini Intl airport
In the morning, you will be transferred to the international airport to fly back to your country.