Glimpse of Iran's rural life Tour
- Price Low Season: 980 US$
- Price Peak Season: 1050 US$
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
Arrival at international airport of Tehran. Transfer to hotel. Half day tour of Tehran to visit National museum to be familiar with Iranian history in quick visit. Then visit Golestan palace and Jewelry museum, it is not open during all the week. So you can replace Saad Abad palace. Overnight Tehran.
Day 2 : Shiraz
In the morning, fly to Shiraz. Let’s go to visit Ghajar monuments. First, start with Nasir-Al-Mulk mosque to catch the morning light. Then have some steps in the Gode Araban street in the old neighbours. Shiraz is famous because of 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 in the lane of history, so we go to the heart of Zandie dynasty in Vakil complex. One dynasty before Ghajar. Karimkhan Zand has established Vakil bathhouse, bazaar, citadel and mosque, etc. A complex for the tranquillity of his citizens. So now you have this chance to see all of them at the same time. 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 centre of the garden in the dark environment shines and the traditional music inside of the backyard plays with your spirit and give you a sight to think deeply about the architecture of this tomb. Perhaps you will be interested to know this poet more as most of the international poets like Goethe is the follower of Hafez. Just look at Goethe’s grave and think about it. Overnight Shiraz.
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 restaurant. He performs the tour of neighbour gardens to introduce different type of plants. The village is surrounded by herbs that you can see meanwhile you are walking. He collects them and makes a pack provide for tourists. Healthy life comes. You try various organic foods that are prepared with local and fresh ingredients. If you are in group more than 15 people, we can arrange a Ghashghaie ceremonies like wedding and workshops like carpet weaving. Overnight sleep in this guest house.
Day 4: Sepidan
In the morning drive From Javarg to Sepidan. Today you can experience the North of Iran in South of Iran with a green environment, the 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 theIn the morning drive From Javarg to Sepidan. Sepidan is surrounded with lots of apple, nut, apricot, plum gardens that you can visit. Yellow, red, 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 safe and free. Also, Sepidan with its villages has 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 through the Ronj Mountain. The local people are welcoming, and this is the time for you to communicate 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 Safavid dynasty. First start visiting Naghsh-e Jahan square, this 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 A’li Qapu palace with six floors. When you visit sixth floors, Music Hall, you found deep circular niches in the walls, having not only aesthetic value but also acoustic. In the other floors, the Walls are painted with delicate miniatures that attract the visitors. After that go to visit the public mosque, Shah Mosque during Shah Abbas era, King of Safavid dynasty. In the evening, walk on 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 reflect of sunset on the river. Overnight Isfahan
Day 6: Isfahan
Full day tour of Isfahan to visit Vank Cathedral that Armenians call it as Holy Savior Cathedral in Jolfa area (Armenian area), there are lots of cafés that you can try Armenian coffee, rest for some hours and then continue sight –seeing. Visit the Grand Mosque of Isfahan, Jame mosque and then Chehel Sotun palace that was built for entertainment and receptions of other ambassadors and kings. At the end what a treat it would be if you visit 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 visit Abyaneh. It’s a historical village where women wear colorful and flourish 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.