Ozzies are known for being globe trotters and Iran – to many people’s surprise – has become a popular destination for Australian tourists. We have seen a huge surge since 2011 and as such we’re offering exclusive services to our new guests from down under. Every month we see Australians from all walks of life visiting Iran. From the middle aged couple who have seen pretty much every country in the world to the 19 year olds on their first gap year.
We have also categorized our services on accommodation level, budget, midrange and luxury. You’ll be amazed by Iran’s tourism infra-structure.
Come abroad and enjoy a trip you’ll remember for the rest of your life in the most under-rated tourist destination of all.
Iran visa for Australian citizens
Visa on arrival:
Thanks to good diplomatic relations, between our countries. It is very easy for Australian citizens to obtain an Iranian Visa on arrival. It is very easy and simple, you will get a 14 days visa at the airport and we can extend your visa for another 14 days if you want to stay longer.
Or we can simply apply for your visa to be issued at the nearest Iranian embassy/consulate around the world (visas are currently issued in Canberra for Australians citizens).
We look forward to hearing from you.
No matter where you are in Australia (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide) we will organize everything for you. Please be in touch with our experts.
Exclusive Iran itinerary for Australian citizens (please also check out our other tours if you wish to choose a different itinerary and/or tailor make one yourself).
Exclusive Itinerary for Australian:
8 Days Package
Tehran Kashan Isfahan Sepidan Shiraz
Day 1 Tehran
Arrival, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to hotel.
A full-day tour of the capital, Tehran. Starting with a walking tour through old Tehran and visiting the old Gate of Tehran, Golestan Palaces, Imam (former Royal) Mosque and the Grand Bazaar which is a large roofed old shopping complex. We will then get more familiar with Persian Carpets at the Carpet Museum. Overnight Tehran.
Day 2 Tehran – Kashan – Abiyaneh
Morning drive to Kashan and Abiyaneh. You will head to Kashan city with its famous and traditional gardens such as Fin garden. There are also some ancient sites in Kashan, for example Sialk Hill which is more than 6000 years old. After lunch at one of Kashan’s traditional houses such as “Manouchehri House” which is very popular amongst tourists in Iran , you will visit the world famous Abiyaneh village, a fascinating village with ochre colored houses, lattice windows, fragile wooden balconies and many splendid views. Abyaneh village is one of the most stunning and interesting tourist attractions in Iran from various viewpoints. During your Iran visit, it will be an unforgettable experience to pay a visit to this village. Overnight Abiyaneh Village.
Day 3 Isfahan
Short drive to Isfahan. After check in to your hotel we’ll start our full day tour of Isfahan at the UNESCO world heritage site of Naghsh-e-Jahan Sq., once a royal polo court, this site has been the official center of the city, when the city was the Safavid Capital (17th Century). We will visit the famous Imam Mosque (Royal Mosque), located the southern side of the square with wonderful architecture and tile-work.; overnight Isfahan.
Day 4 Isfahan
We start another full day tour in Isfahan where we will visit the Grand Mosque followed by Chehelsotun (forty columns) palace. We will then visit Vank Cathedral and the Armenian quarter of the city. Eveving will be walking by the banks of Zayanderud river, the soul of the city. There are several historical bridges over this river, erected during the Safavid era (17th Century). Siosepol (33-arch) and khaju bridges are the most famous ones. We enjoy visiting these two interesting bridges, drinking tea at the tea house below the bridge, walking along the river bank or paddle on a boat from one to the other. Overnight Isfahan
Day 5 Isfahan – Sepidan
Drive to Sepidan , located in the heart of the Zagrus Mountain , this is one of the most famous nomad routes in Iran, frequented by many different tribes, this road is off the touristy track where you will be able to see real life of Iran’s countryside, with great mountain sceneries . On our way we will visit the cities of Shahr Reza, Semirom and Yasuj using beautiful roads. Depending on the season you travel, we may be able to visit these tribes en route as we will spend some quality time with the local people seeing their daily life and traditions. Sepidan Area is very rich in flora and it has several springs and waterfalls. One of the eye-catching flowers of this area is Fritillaria imperialis. We’ll have a delicious outside dinner prepared by a local cook. Sleep overnight in this beautiful village. Overnight Speidan Village.
Day 6 Shiraz,
After a short drive to Shiraz, we will start our Shiraz tour by Karmikhani complex, the residential palace of Zand dynasty. Karim Khan Zand, the founder of Zand dynasty who chose Shiraz as his capital, we continue to Vakil complex, Vakil Mosque, Bazar and public bath that are remaining from his reign. We also visit the colorful Nasirolmolk mosque. In the afternoon we will visit Eram Garden, Naranjestan Palace and the tombs of world famous poets Hafez and Saadi. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 7 Shiraz – Persepolis – Shiraz
On an excursion day, you will be visiting the most magnificent city of the ancient world, Persepolis, which is now registered as a UNESCO world heritage site. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire during Achemaenian era. The site, 125,000 sq.m. in area is composed of various reception halls and palaces, private palaces, royal treasury and fortifications, where we find the tomb of Cyrus the great and remains of Achaemenian palaces and edifices. We continue our excursion by visiting Naghsh-e-Rostam, the Achaemenian necropolis (city of the dead) before returning to Shiraz. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 8 Departure
You will be transferred to Shiraz airport to catch your flight home either from Shiraz itself or via a connecting flight in Tehran.
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