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  • New and different view of Iran
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9 Days
Tehran
Min Age : 15+
Max People : 15

Iran In 9 Days

We have organized a special tour including most of the Iranian UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 9 days. It’s a long journey of visiting a four-season country and you will see the marvelous sightseeing and breathtaking places during this journey.

Here it is a great chance to see Iranian hospitality with prepared-best services. We have planned everything in detail and there is no spare time to lose. Join us to experience what is best.

Visiting cities

We are going to visit Kandovan, Tabriz, Jolfa, Maragheh, Takhte Soleyman, Zanjan, Sultanieh, Qazvin, Tehran and finally, we take you to IKA for departure.

Best Accommodation Places

On this tour, we have selected one of the best hotels and when there is no hotel available we have reserved the most famous eco-lodge in each area.

Distinct Catering

In our special “full board tour”, meals are not predefined, you can choose the best food in each restaurant, which are the bests in every region as well.

Our full board tour provides free meals of famous-traditional-best restaurants in all cities during our journey. When we are on a long-distance to reach another city, you can help yourself with local fruits and vegetables, juices, tea or coffee or in some cases with midday meals or snacks, which we will buy on the way from local places in each city. We are also going to visit special cafes for resting after a long walk or for enjoying the environment of traditional or modern cafes in some cities.

Travel Insurance

Foreign travelers need to be sure about the quality of insurance service, as insurance shouldn’t be just a formal procedure.

Piranoos distinct insurance service is a strong contract between Piranoos and the Iranian best insurance company to get the most satisfying services for travelers with Piranoos.

Furthermore, you as a Piranoos customer can get your arrival airport visa using Piranoos tour voucher + Piranoos insurance paper, without wasting time in the airport insurance queue and with no worry.

Piranoos insurance program is free of charge for Piranoos travelers.

Learn Farsi

On this tour, you will have some free times and we can use them to do something very special. We are going to teach you Farsi during our trip and it helps you to enjoy your communication with people. The courses are basic level and include normal daily conversations of local people. Through these practices, we can find our mutual words, idioms, traditions, hobbies, …  and learn Farsi by having fun.

There is this misunderstanding that Iranian are Arab and speak Arabic, which is not correct. Although we have a similar alphabet but the languages and races are different. Join us to learn and practice Farsi in the center of this language and later you can enjoy poems of Rumi, Hafez, Sa’adi, … by reading them in Farsi.

Dialogue of Cultures – Inside Persian Homes

We have special programs on some of the nights during our journey. We would try to set up a plan for you to see the hospitality of Dezfuli, Isfahani, Shirazi, Yazdi, Tehrani, Saravi, Gilaki, Tabrizi, Qazvini, and families.
In this case, you would be familiar with the features of Iranian night gatherings like foods, desserts, storytellings, seasonal fruits or dry fruits, distillates, customs, cultures, and traditional kinds of music.
Our dinner would be a homemade traditional food of that specific city and you can also join the preparation process of your dinner.
We are the first and only Iranian tour operator that applies “Dialogue of Cultures Programs” with a large quantity and a great quality and all free of charge.
We need to inform you that we have carefully selected the families to make sure you will have a perfect night with knowledgable experts. Your English leader and your English local guide would be there for you too. But, as a matter of facing unexpected problems, we will have dinner in one of the best restaurants in that city.
Tour Details

Let us show you different cities and UNESCO sites of Iran in 9 days.  You deserve to experience what’s best during this journey. As a result, we have selected the most famous and high-quality hotels and Eco-lodges for you.

You also need to taste different kinds of Iranian delicious foods. Hence, we are going to take you to one of the traditional or famous restaurants in each destination. In these best-quality restaurants, you can choose whatever you want on the menu.

We have included all of the meals and coffee shop expenses on the offered price, so you will have no worries and will enjoy the most. You can visit most of the must-see sightseeing with our expert tour guides and always ask to visit more. If we had enough time, we would take you to those attractions without any extra costs.

The east and west of Iran are less visited than center of Iran by tourists and with this tour you have this chance to visit new and unique places in each corner of Iran. Through your journey, the changes of climates, tribes, life styles, customs, foods and many other things will be obvious for you. If you think it’s not safe and maybe it’s dangerous to do this tour, just do it to feel closely the safety of Iran.

Departure & Return Location

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • All Night Stay Accommodations
  • All Transportation During your Journey
  • English speaking Tour Guide and English speaking Local Guides
  • All Transportation During your Journey
  • All Meals During the Journey
  • Museums and All Attractions Entrance Fees
  • Arrival and Departure Airport Transfers from/to Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA)
  • Coffee Shops, Snacks, Fruits, Midday Meals
  • Travel Insurance
  • SIM Card / Internet

Price Excludes

  • Your International Flights from and to your Home
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tips

Complementaries

  • Sunscreen
  • Umbrella
  • Comfortable walking shoes and sandals
  • Camera
  • Cap or hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm clothes
What to Expect

It is our mission to show you the best of all cities in a friendly environment. You can feel free to ask to visit more base on our great friendship, full of honesty and kindness, and our limited time. That’s why we have listed other visitable places on each day so that you can ask to visit some of mentioned places* and your leader would make a decision base on your tour’s limited-time.
We do our best to make you feel at ease and enjoy catering services. Healthy and delicious foods will be served during your trip, especially on long time distances. The whole journey applies in the exact way we have described, so you can expect to experience and see all we have mentioned.
On this tour, we tried to reserve the most famous and precious luxury hotels, restaurants and coffee shops. Yet, if the group suggests a restaurant/hotel which is better than what we have offered, we try to change the plan to what exactly please you the most.
We apply the changes without any extra cost, because …
” Your Satisfaction has Priority to Our Own Profit”

*Note: The closure of a place is a problem that may happen in some cities unexpectedly for different reasons like unannounced repairing process. In this case or in the case of having extra time we may visit some of the mentioned items in each day.

Itinerary

Day 1 - (KANDOVAN)Salaam Iran




KANDOVAN – EAST AZERBAIJAN PROVINCE


We are going to greet you at IKA in Tehran and take you to Kandovan by the best available transportaion. A special village in south of Tabriz and it is One of the few manmade cliff dwellings in the world where people still live the traditional life. The houses are in different way of structure and our plan is to spend our night in the rock village Kandovan, in Kandovan Laleh International Rocky hotel. We will walk around to see the village and the people. The view of the village during the night and day is different and very nice. Beyond Kandovan, smooth steep foothills mask a full view of Sahand mountain whose hidden volcanic summit rises to 3707m.
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If we had enough time to visit we can:
Bazaar of Kandovan
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Lunch: Kandovan Laleh International Rocky hotel or one of the best restaurants in Kandovan
Dinner overnight: Kandovan Laleh International Rocky hotel, the best hotel in Kandovan




KANDOVAN – EAST AZERBAIJAN PROVINCE


Day 2 - (TABRIZ)largest Covered Bazaar




BAZAAR -TABRIZ


Today we leave Kandovan behind and go to Tabriz, the biggest and most crowded city in the northwest of Iran, where another Iranian tribe is living there. We go directly to Jameh mosque of Tabriz. It is located in Grand Bazaar of Tabriz and has built in several stages. The Mihrab of mosque has a Kufi inscription decorated with stucco-work. Then we will visit one of the oldest and largest covered bazaar in the middle east named Grand Bazaar of Tabriz. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Sites and it was one of the most important commercial centers on the Silk Road. We have lunch at Haj Ali restaurant to taste the Tabrizi kebab. Then we go to explore the city more in the afternoon by visiting the Kabood mosque which also named Goy mosque and blue mosque. Then we walk to Azerbaijan Museum, and Behnam House. Our day will finish by having dinner at El-goli complex.
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If we had enough time to visit we can:
Sa’at Square
University of Tabriz
Constitution House of Tabriz (Khane Mashrooteh)
Iron Age Museum
Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara)
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Breakfast: Kandovan Laleh International Rocky hotel
Lunch: Haj Ali restaurant, or one of the best restaurants in the bazaar of Tabriz
Midday Catering: Baklava of Tabriz + tea or coffee
Dinner: Elgoli complex, or one of the best restaurants in Tabriz
Overnight: Elgoli Pars Hotel, the best hotel in Tabriz




BLUE MOSQUE -TABRIZ


Day 3 - (TABRIZ)Saint Stepanos




SAINT STEPANOS MONASTERY – JOLFA


Another day and another UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We go to the city of Jolfa, where many years ago Armenian people used to leave there and a very important church with the name of Monastery of Saint Stepanos is there and we are going to visit the church and the old rooms of priests. While we drive to Jolfa, at some parts of the road you can see Nakhchivan on the other side of our water border. We will have easy hiking to the church. It takes our whole day so in the evening we back to Tabriz.
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If we had enough time to visit we can:
Khajeh Nazar Caravansaray
Kordasht Bath
Namaz Khaneh Choopan
Bazaar of Jolfa
Heidarzade House
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Breakfast: Elgoli Pars Hotel
Lunch: Haj Ali Khorram restaurant or one of the best restaurants in Jolfa
Midday Catering: sweets of Tabriz (Noqa, Loz or Qarabiyeh) + tea or coffee
Dinner: Tabrizi house or, one of the best restaurants in Tabriz
Overnight: Elgoli Pars Hotel, the best hotel in Tabriz




SAINT STEPANOS MONASTERY _ JOLFA


Day 4 - (TAKHTE SOLEYMAN)Mithraism




MEHR TEMPLE- MARAGHEH


We continue our overland journey to Maragheh. This city used to be the capital of the Ilkhanid dynasty and we will visit Maragheh observatory. This observatory was established in 1259 CE under directorship of Nasir al-Din al-Tusi. Many other prominent astronomers worked with Tusi at the observatory, especially Chinese astronomer. Then we go to visit Mehr temple which back to Parthian and Iron age era. This temple is one of four known Mehr temple in Iran. After having lunch at Sofi luxurious restaurant we continue our way to Takht-e Soleyman to spend our night.
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If we had enough time to visit we can:
Gonbad-e-Kabood
Gonbad-e-Sorkh
Ilkhanate Museum of Maragha
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Breakfast: Elgoli Pars Hotel
Lunch: Sofi luxurious restaurant, or one of the best restaurants in Maragheh
Midday Catering: sweets of Maragheh (Basloq, Halva) + tea or coffee
Dinner & overnight: Takht-e Soleyman ecolodge (traditional eco-lodge and you will sleep on the floor with sharing toilet and bath)




OBSERVATORY – MARAGHEH


Day 5 - (ZANJAN)Royal Fire




TAKHT-E SOLEYMAN – TAKAB


Our accommodation is very close to Takht-e Soleyman and after breakfast, we start our visiting. The site is a UNESCO World Heritage Sites and includes the principal Zoroastrian sanctuary partly rebuilt in the Ilkhanid (Mongol) period (13th century) as well as a temple of the Sasanian period (6th and 7th centuries) which was dedicated to Anahita. The ensemble of Takht-e Soleyman is an exceptional testimony of the continuation of cult related to fire and water over a period of two and half millennia. Then we head to Zanjan to have lunch at Khatoon restaurant. After lunch, we will visit the Salt men museum. It’s an old house with 2 floors that became a museum and one of the oldest full-body prince of ancient times of Iran is kept in this museum. Then we walk to Rakhtshooy Khaneh Edifice to visit the old amazing and unique way of laundry system in Iran.
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If we had enough time to visit we can:
Kūh-e Zendān-e Soleymān
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Breakfast: Takht-e Soleyman ecolodge
Lunch: Khatoon restaurant, or one of the best restaurants in Zanjan
Midday Catering: Cookie of Zanjan (Nan Shasti) + tea or coffee
Dinner & overnight: Dadaman traditional hotel, the best hotel in Zanjan




RAKHTSHOOY KHANEH – ZANJAN


Day 6 - (QAZVIN)The Great Dome




DOME OF SOLTANIYEH – ZANJAN


We leave Zanjan at 8 am to the Dome of Soltaniyeh (UNESCO World Heritage Sites), the biggest brick dome in the world and the Mausoleum of Ilkhan Oljaytu. This place used to be the center of an old city with the name of Soltanieh even before the time of Zanjan exististance. We drive 1.5 hours to Qazvin to have lunch and visit some attractions. In the time of Safavid era, this city used to be their capital for a while. We start our tour by visiting Aminiha Hosseiniyeh which is an old house and devoted to religious ceremonies. The Jameh mosque of Qazvin is the heart of the city and also the border between the old and new parts of the city. In the evening we go to walk in the old bazaar and visit Sa’d al-Saltaneh seray. Tonight we will have our last supper in a Qazvini house.
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If we had enough time to visit we can:
Dragon temple (Dashkasan)
Takestan
Qajar Bathhouse & Anthropology Museum
Bist Sotoun Palace
Qazvin Gateway
Ali Qapu Gate
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Breakfast: Dadaman traditional hotel
Lunch: Behroozi house restaurant, or one of the best restaurants in Qazvin
Midday Catering: Baqlava of Qazvin + tea or coffee
Dinner: Qazvini house, or one of the best restaurants in Qazvin
Overnight: Iranian hotel, the best hotel in Qazvin




BAZAAR – QAZVIN


Day 7 - (TEHRAN)A journey to Pahlavi Era




SA’D ABAD PALACE – TEHRAN


Today we start our plan at 08:00 am and drive 2 hours to Tehran to visit Sa’dabad Palace, in the north of Tehran where you will be informed about the Pahlavi era. The Green Palace and White Palace are the two main palaces that we should visit and if we had more time we can visit other palaces as well. The complex is very big and we spend at least 2 hours there. After lunch, we visit the Iranian Art Museum Garden and then walk to Tajrish Bazaar to see the old bazaar with a variety of shops in the north of Tehran. In the end, we have dinner at Tehrani house and rest at the hotel.
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In the case of unexpected closure of a place or have more time we can visit some of the following places:
Niavaran Complex
Zaman Museum (Time Museum)
Carpet Museum
Imamzadeh Saleh Shrine
Darband
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Breakfast: Espinas Palace Hotel or Azadi Hotel
Lunch: Chargah Restaurant or one of the best restaurants in Tehran
Midday catering at: Coffee or tea with cookies/milkshake
Dinner: Tehrani house, or one of the best restaurants in Tehran
Overnight: Espinas Palace Hotel or Azadi Hotel, one of the 2 best hotels in Tehran




TAJRISH BAZAAR – TEHRAN


Day 8 - (TEHRAN)The Heart of Traditional Business




GRAND BAZAAR – TEHRAN


After breakfast, we will drive to the center of Tehran to visit National Museum of Iran. The national museum of Iran is one of the wealthy treasure of historic and pre-historic Iranian artifacts which located in Tehran. Then we walk to Golestan Palace to visit the onlyUNESCO World Heritage Sites of Tehran. It’s an Iranian garden full of palaces and we will visit the main palace as the biggest one, where the king used to meet his guests, then one of the other palaces would be enough to visit. Afterward, we visit Tehran Grand Bazaar close to the Golestan complex and have lunch at Moslem restaurant. Later on the day we go to walk and chill out for a while in Abo Atash park and see the beauty of Tabiat bridge.The artchirecrue of this e floors bridge was a lady with name of Leila Araghian. We will have dinner in Rahe Chubi restaurant. You will be amazed by its great environment.
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In the case of an unexpected closure of a place or have more time we can visit:
Reza Abbasi Museum
Abgineh (Glassware & Ceramic) Museum – Tehran
Holy Defence Museum
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Breakfast: Espinas Palace Hotel
Lunch: Moslem restaurant or one of the best restaurants in Tehran
Midday Catering: carrot juice or mellon juice
Dinner: Rahe Chubi restaurant or one of the best restaurants in Tehran
Overnight: Espinas Palace Hotel or Azadi Hotel, one of the 2 best hotels in Tehran




GOLESTAN PALACE – TEHRAN


Day 9 - (IKA)See You Later Iran

We drive to IKA for your departure to fly back with comfort. We hope you enjoy one of the best journey of your life.




IKA – TEHRAN


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