INSIDER city tour


Overview

Category
Participants4-12
Duration17 Days
Activitieswalking, camping, sightseeing
Priceplease contact us
Services
Available on All round year


For a long time, Iran had pictured in majorities eyes as a dried land of Arab nation, which locals riding their camels and cities are small trading chambers of clay break houses. It’s time for Insiders to picture it as what it is.


Itinerary


Arriving in Tabriz, one of economical and social capitals of country which generates latest social & political movements, same as industrial flagship roll. Prehistoric construction style of Kandovan village and Amazing views of urmia salt lake shores great Armenian famous monastery beside Tabriz historical monuments and Sabalan, second highest volcano in Iran,... will be visited.
Driving over Alborz Mountains and descending in green zone drove us to southern coastlines of Caspian sea and a special lagoon. Finding special culture of this area and approaching to a fortress in forest will be on our plan in this two days, before start driving to Tehran.
Tehran, general capital of Iran, a large scale city of more than 15 million inhabitants, source of biggest industries like car factories and main distribution marketplace of country, also host cultural and scientific resources. In Tehran you may find complex of royal historical palaces or most modern art galleries opening in same day, or have a look to this 60 km wide city on city tower. Hiking in Damavand bottom hills is in our plan also.
In driving toward south to kashan we pass mausoleum of Emam khomeini revolutionary leader of Iran. later in Kashan one of famous Iranian gardens and memorable historical mansions are waiting for us. Kashan is avery dried city with only few millimeters of rain, placed between mount karkas and central desert of Iran. In afternoon we drive to sand dunes and salt lake and enjoy beautiful sunset there.
In morning we start from sand dunes to a special village at end of a valley in mount Karkas. not far by drive but in culture. They are one of last group of zoroastrians change their faith to Islam in Abyane, with different architecture, customs & dialect. Isfahan, known as pearl of Islamic historical cities, today plays as beating heart for traditional art craft and architecture stream in Iran. visit Includes marvelous historical buildings and colorful market places
We change our way to dry cities. Yazd is very famous and admired for hardworking people which living simple and saving much. Few water is enough for them to culture wide area with vegetables and establish and conserve the most biggest clay break city in world. On our way also we pass Naein, another dry lifestyle with one of the oldest mosque in country.
Two of most respected visiting sites are in our way to there, Persepolis & Pasargadae.
Shiraz has always been remembered for Iranian by its famous poets and very welcoming people. Beside beautiful visiting places there is a colorful market for souvenirs and getting ready to fly back home.



big, large scale city like Tehran has a great mountain range with cold weather and whit peaks all round year,
dry city like Kashan has a village that live on fruit garden and wood crafts
conservative shiat culture in Yazd, live with majority of prehistoric Zoroastrian faith believers
….
we will be an INSIDER to know Iran

Accommodation
Transportation
Guide
Camp
suppurting
Accommodation

Accommodation in different cities are defined due primary basic agreements of this tour and  might goes to 5 star or local houses. Stars and branding of hotels in Iran may not match some of detailed standards but includes all of basic comfort necessities. According to location all may not be possible, but simple 3 star hotel with shower and fresh bed sheets are always possible. Overnight in camp tents are all supported by us with suitable tent and mattress.

Transportation

Roads are most developed transportation substructure in Iran and easily reliable for planning a tour. Also drive and driving services are available every where. Its always better to hire locals special when we get far from big cities. Quality of service may not be guaranteed but they wont let you down.

for longer routs bus transportation will be reasonable, because its the main system. If you are not sensitive to accurate minutes in public buses, then you would enjoy comfort of seats and sometimes magnificent sideview in long drives.

Private van or buses are wonderful for groups. With a simple organizing they can go everywhere anytime.

Train trips are accessible but rails are not conducted to every corner and and station sometimes are far from city. Even in this situation its recommended for some routs.

Flights are daily available from Tehran to big cities. To fly between other cities it may not be possible every day or every time. 

Guide

Training and classification of guiding service is young here, as its industry, Tourism.

But guides are always respected & recommended several times, they may not be trained but they have big heart. In cities or mountain they have great experience in technical subjects and also long history to travel with foreigners.

In recent years, there is a big wave of graduated guides that had join to business and grow it to a different stages. accuracy and standards are easy to feel with them.

Camp

In exploring wonders of nature and approaching far destination, it is inevitable to set a camp in different locations, based on local information. Water sources or rain and flood streams or ... are important to locate camp site. We support all equipment such as suitable tent and mattresses beside all necessary info and connections, and also we can provide a quiet service like kitchen and dinning tent with variable menu.

suppurting

We do always try to plan and predict every aspect of  tour and also ready to add or call other supporting options to handle any surprising condition. 

Shiraz is known as city of poets and flowers, also great historical background in architecture calling many visitors in different seasons.

Isfahan is half of the world, may not in real but in eyes of many easternologists of last 200 years it was. They found it its remarkable blue ceramics and numerous artwork.

Persepolis as most remarkable monument in Iran, remind great days in past, this capital of achaemenid dynasty is a complex of palaces each constructed by a king order. Its glories and beauty mentioned in various historical texts and still is obvious when we stand between 21 meters of granite columns


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