From Highlands to Islands

13 days
from €1,465 per person
overview

Overview

From Highlands to Islands tour offers you the opportunity to explore the country from the northern capital, Tehran to the southern beaches and islands of Hormuz and Qeshm. On this tour you can try delicious local food, buy handicrafts and learn about the Iranians’ lifestyle. This trip can prove one of the most memorable journeys of your life. Book this 13-day tour of Iran to experience a unique beach holiday along with seeing the classic cultural route of Iran.

Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1
Tehran
Arrive in Iran at the IKA airport, transfer to the hotel and check in. In the afternoon, we will have a visit of the city’s mountainous area Darband with its traditional style tea houses and restaurants. It’s a good place to see how the young inhabitants of Tehran pass their evenings. Overnight in Tehran.
Day 2
Tehran
Full day city tour of Tehran to get familiar with the history of the capital, the sights we will visit are: The Golestan Palace Complex, Iran National Museum (also known as the Archeological Museum of Iran), The Grand Bazaar and The Carpet Museum. Overnight in Tehran.
Day 3
Tehran/Kashan
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and drive to Kashan, arrive in and city tour of the old city of Kashan to visit its historic sights of: Tabatabaei House, Agha Bozorg Mosque, Fin Garden and Kashan Traditional Bazaar. Overnight in Kashan.
Day 4
Kashan/Isfahan
Drive to Isfahan after breakfast in the morning. Arrive in and half day city tour to visit: Naqsh-e Jahan Square, surrounded by four highlights of Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfullah Mosque, Ali Qapu and the Traditional Bazaar and the old bridges of Si-o Se Pol and Khaju. Overnight in Isfahan.
Day 5
Isfahan
City tour of Isfahan and visiting some of the other most important highlights of the city: The Palace of Hasht Behesht, Chehel Sotun Palace, Vank Cathedral, Atigh Mosque and the Armenian District of Julfa. You can take some time to stroll in the Armenian district and enjoy its cafes. Overnight in Isfahan.
Day 6
Isfahan/Yazd
Check out of the hotel after breakfast and head to the historic city of wind towers with its amazing mud-brick houses. There will be an en route visit of Jame' Mosque of Nain, Narin Castle and Meybod and the Zoroastrian fire temple of Chak Chak. Overnight in Yazd.
Day 7
Yazd
City tour of Yazd to discover the city of mud-brick houses. The most important highlights of the city are: Towers of silence, Dowlatabad Garden, Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Amir Chakhmaq Complex, Jameh Mosque of Yazd and Fahadan District. In the late afternoon, we will have an opportunity to visit the Yazd Art House, the lovely café in the downtown to have a light snack and enjoy the city’s view from its rooftop. Overnight in Yazd.
Day 8
Yazd/Shiraz
After breakfast, check out of the hotel and drive to the Iran’s most charming city of Shiraz. En route we will have a visit of the small city of Abarkooh and its old cypress (more than 4500 years old and also the tomb of Cyrus the Great, Pasargadae. Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 9
Shiraz
Full day city tour of Shiraz and exploring the most important sights of Shiraz: Nasir al-Mulk Mosque (also known as the Pink Mosque), Vakil Historical Complex, Eram Garden and the Tomb of Hafiz. Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 10
Shiraz/Bandar Abbas
Drive to Bandar Abbas in the morning after breakfast. Arrive in the city and check into the hotel. Overnight in Bandar Abbas.
Day 11
Hormuz Island
Excursion to Hormuz Island with a ferry early in the morning. You will have a time to explore the beauties of the rainbow island of Iran and have lunch. We will take a ferry to Qeshm Island in the afternoon. Overnight on Qeshm Island.
Day 12
Qeshm Island
Full day tour of the Island visiting: Mangrove Forests of Qeshm, the Stars Valley, Chahkooh Canyon and Naz Island. You will have the opportunity to spend some time on the beach at the end of the tour. Overnight on Qeshm Island.
Day 13
Qeshm Island
On the second day in the island, we will take a boat to the island of Hengam, a small oasis south of Qeshm Island, to cease the rare opportunity of seeing dolphins in their natural habitat. Drive to the airport in the early afternoon and fly back to Tehran Domestic Airport. Transfer to the IKA airport after landing in Tehran and depart the country in the evening.
Services

Services

Tour services inclusions
  • Overnight Stay at 4* Hotel with Breakfast (12 nights)
  • Iranian Visa Authorization Code
  • Travel Insurance for 15 Days (Coverage Limit: 10,000 Euros)
  • All the transportations
  • Daily Refreshment During the Trip
  • English-Speaking Driver-Guide During the Whole Trip
  • Airport Transfers
  • Entrance Fees Based on the Itinerary
Tour services exclusions
  • Meals
  • Hotel Extra Charges
  • International Flights
  • Tips and Personal Expenses
  • Visa Label Fee
Travel Details

What you need to know

    • You can choose this program year-round.
    • Hotels and the type of transportation vehicles may be subject to change as per availability or capacity.
    • These prices are quoted per person in double rooms in groups of 2 people.