Iran Tours for US Citizens
Probably no country in the world is more mischaracterized in Western eyes than Iran, it's easy to forget that behind all of the politics, ordinary folks are living their ordinary lives not all that different from anywhere else.
Shiraz Bavanat Yazd Isfahan Tehran
We process dozens of visas for our American guests on a monthly basis and we have made everything easy, all we need from you is the information and we’ll take care of the rest, such as your detailed itinerary and your authorization number. For more information, please visit our specific visa page for our American visitors.
Travel to Iran is as straight forward today as Americans traveling to the USSR was back in the Cold War Days :) you have to get a visa which is granted only if you take a tour package.
Probably no country in the world is more mischaracterized in Western eyes than Iran , it's easy to forget that behind all of the politics, ordinary folks are living their ordinary lives not all that different from any small town in the US of A.
People around the world have more in common than one can possibly imagine. Travelling gives us an opportunity to see this for ourselves. This is why so many Americans travel to Iran to see this for themselves and they’re amazed how similar we are to each other.
As mentioned above, we have many guests coming from the US every month. As such we are rather familiar with suitable tours for our US clientse.
Exclusive Itinerary for American:
10 Days Package
Shiraz Bavanat Yazd Isfahan Tehran
Day 1: Shiraz
Arrival, meet and greet at the airport, transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Shiraz
We will start our Shiraz tour by Karmikhani complex, the residential palace of Zand dynasty. Karim Khan Zand, the founder of Zand dynasty chose Shiraz as his capital and declared himself as “Vakil”, the lawyer of the nation, rather than king. 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 as Koran Gate, Khajoo tomb and Shah e Cheragh Shrine. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 3: Shiraz – Ghalat
In the morning we are going to see the gardens and poets of Shiraz, we will visit Eram Garden, Naranjestan Palace and the tombs of world famous poets Hafez and Saadi. For lunch we will head to Ghalat,a beautiful sleepy village just outside Shiraz, with lots of greenery and natural water falls. Ghalat is very popular by the locals and is a good place to hang out with the people of Shiraz and enjoy a delicious local cuisine. After lunch we will head to the water falls and will have a coffee before returning to Shiraz. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 4: Persepolise - Bavanat
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-RostamLater today we will drive to the village of Bavanat, the hub of Iran’s eco-tourism where you can take stroll in the beautiful nature of Zagrous mountain range. Overnight Bavanat.
Day 5: Bavanat
Sightseeing in Bavanat village for visiting its beautiful walnut forests, Imamzadeh and Qanats that are the traditional system of Iranians for distributing water. (Visiting nomads depend on the date of your travel, i.e., you can have a memorable experience of nomad living on April and September). Overnight Bavanat.
Day 6: Yazd
Drive to Yazd in the morning, enroute you will be visiting ancient refrigerators and Abar- Kuh Cypress which the second oldest tree in the world, it is 4000 years old. Upon arrival: half day city tour of Yazd to visit Zoroastrian Towers of Silence, and the Fire Temple, Zoorkhaneh (Power house) Amir-Chakhmaq square, overnight Yazd.
Day 7: Isfahan
Half day city tour of Yazd, visiting Dowlat-Abad Gardens and bazaar. Overland trip to the magnificent city of Isfahan in the afternoon. Upon arrival We wil then head to 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 8: Isfahan
In the morning we 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.
Day 9: Isfahan – Tehran
Morning tour of Isfahan to visit the Armenian quarter of the city and the magnificent Vank Cathedral. We will continue to another famous monument in Isfahan, Chehel Setoon will simply take your breathe away before we return to hotel for rest and lunch. Afternoon at your leisure before your evening flight to Tehran. Overnight Tehran.
Day 10: Tehran – Departure.
The following morning we will begin 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. In the evening transfer to Tehran International airport for your departure home.
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