Arrival at Tehran international airport
Check-in to your hotel and the afternoon is yours to explore the city.
Tehran / Maranjab
After a morning of exploring the capital of Iran we drive out of the city to spend the night camping next to the sand dunes near Maranjab.
Continuing east through the Salt desert we stop for the night near a local caravanserai to pitch our tents.
The desert scenery is at times stark but small nomadic villages along the way make the journey worth it.
The road continues on through the desert passing the villages of Meser, Garmeh and Arusan to bring us to Tabas the night where we overnight in tents.
|day 6 & 7
Kerman (Rayen & Mahan)
After breakfast we settle in for a long drive to the remote city of Kerman. An excursion to the cities of Rayen and Mahan give us amazing insight into the old trading routes that came through this region.
• Shah Nematolah Vali
The old quarter of Yazd is famous for its textiles and carpets, with many little alleys to wander and explore.
• Yazd – Jameh Mosque
Pasargadae / Shiraz
A long drive first takes us to the ruins of Pasargadae before continuing on to Shiraz, known for its splendid gardens, exquisite mosques and famous poets.
• Pasargadae – Tomb of Cyrus (UNESCO Site)
Persepolis & Shiraz
Our day is filled with a tour of Persepolis before returning back to the city for any last minute shopping.
• Half day tour of Persepolis Complex (UNESCO Site)
Shiraz Known for its splendid gardens, exquisite mosques and famous poets we continue touring the sites of this famous city.
• Tombs of Hafez and Sa`adi
|day 12 & 13
Isfahan is a place for savouring the high refinements of Persian culture and getting lost in its old bazaar.
• Imam Square (UNESCO Site)
Abyaneh / Kashan / Tehhran
On the way back to Tehran we stop in Kashan for a tour of this historic city that dates back over 6000 years.
• Abyaneh village tour
Tehran and Depart
After breakfast you are free to depart anytime