Iran

Iran is a true cradle of civilisation, filled with World Heritage Listed ancient cities and spectacular architecture, vibrant cultures and the gripping history of the Persian Empires.

Fans of ancient history, art and architecture, poetry and spirituality will be deeply moved by Iran's cultural riches, and nature lovers will fall for the country's snow-clad mountains and striking desert landscapes.

Savour the incredible culture and cuisine of Tehran, where you can explore museums and monuments, wander narrow streets and shop the aisles of bustling bazaars for colourful Persian carpets. Marvel at the spectacular architecture of Isfahan, one of the finest cities in the Islamic world, with its ancient bridges, mosques and bathhouses adorned with vaulted domes, towering minarets and tile mosaic.

Head to Shiraz, the heartland of Persian poetry and culture, for more exquisite shrines, mosques and monuments, and explore the historic bazaar of Tabriz, a magnificent covered marketplace that was once one of the most important commercial hubs along the famous Silk Road trading route.

Journey across remote mountains and dramatic landscapes to the desert city of Yazd, see the royal palaces, gardens and mausoleum of ancient Pasargadae, and tour the monumental ruins of the ancient city of Persepolis.

Iran's culture is as old and rich as they come, and its people are some of the world's warmest and most welcoming. Iran might not yet be on your bucket list, but it absolutely should be.


 

Ultimate value

Our range of Iranian itineraries offer ultimate value for money featuring park permit fees and fully supported camping accommodation. Additionally, we aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible in the tour costs such as most meals, private air conditioned transportation and excursions.

Experienced local guides

We employ expert bilingual Iranian guides who are eager to share their lives and culture with you. Coming from such a turbulent background, their warmth and genuine appreciation of your visit to their homeland provide a realistic perspective of life in this area of the world.

Authentic experiences

There are few places in the world whose history and culture are as rich as Iran, which is why our itineraries are designed to offer you the most authentic insight possible. Whether you prefer an active or cultural focus, our adventures take you off the beaten path to discover this remarkable region.


 

Leave No Trace

We operate our itineraries following the principles of Leave No Trace, ensuring that we take out all waste that we bring in and more where possible.

Child safe tourism

Children working and living in tourist areas are especially vulnerable to physical, emotional and sexual abuse. We protect vulnerable children by adhering to our Child Protection Code of Conduct.

Animal welfare focus

We advocate for cruelty free animal encounters, encouraging travellers to follow the guidelines in our comprehensive Animal Welfare Code of Conduct as we seek to inform stakeholders about animal welfare matters.


Hotels

In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star properties that are centrally located, atmospheric and reliable.

Inns

We use quality inns that are not luxurious, however we ensure they offer you a truly authentic experience.

Camping

Our fully supported camping features quality two person tents erected in scenic wilderness.


A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



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