Tours and Visa services for British Citizens
Iran visa for British citizens, contrary to popular belief, is a rather painless and hassle free process. Tourism, trade and political relationship between Iran and Britain (despite all ups and downs) have existed for many centuries.
Every year thousands of British citizens visit Iran. Iran tours for British citizens are high on demand and we cater a very good service to our British clientele.
Iran visa for British citizens:
We can arrange for you to pick up your visa at any Iranian consulate/embassy around the world. To save you time, you can pick up your Iran visa in the stop-over city before travelling to Iran (e.g. Istanbul or Paris).
We look forward to hearing from you.
Exclusive Itinerary for British:
10 Days Package
Tehran Kashan Isfahan Yazd Shiraz
Day 1: Meet and greet at Tehran’s international Airport, transfer to your hotel in Tehran and the following morning you will be resting and relaxing at your leisure. After lunch we will start a tour of the capital. Starting with Iran’s national museum where you will see a sneak peak of everything Iran has to offer. Tehran’s jewelry museum is another highlight that makes your visit to the capital extra special, the background of National Jewels of Iran dates back to Safavid era in which it was decided that national jewels belong to National Treasury of government,i.e., apart from the personal properties of the sovereign. The valuable collections of this museum comprises of the pink colored diamond of Darya-ye-Noor (182 Carats), the Peacock Throne or Takhte Tavous which was built during the reign of Fathali Shah consisted of twelve different pieces (Joined together)and with 26,733 pieces of jewels attached to it. We will then get more familiar with Persian Carpets at the Carpet Museum. Overnight Tehran
Day 2: Early morning drive to Abiyaneh via Kashan. First stop will be the historical city of Kashan and its famous gardens and traditional houses where you can see an exemplary post-Islamic architecture. After world known Iranian historical cities such as Isfahan and Shiraz, Kashan is a common destination for foreign tourists due to numerous historical places. It will simply take your breath away. Its charm is thus mainly due to the contrast between the parched immensities of the deserts and the greenery of the well-tended oasis. Archeological discoveries in the Sialk Hillocks which lie 2.5 miles (4 km) west of Kashan reveal that this region was one of the primary centers of civilization in pre-historic ages. Hence Kashan dates back to the Elamite period of Iran. The Sialk ziggurat still stands today in the suburbs of Kashan after 7000 years. Next stop is the UNESCO registered Abiyaneh Village. Abiyaneh is one of the oldest villages in Iran and offers fantastic views and it makes a great place to spend the night in a traditional yet modern hotel. Overnight Abiyaneh village.
Day 3: In the morning a short drive to Isfahan, we start our full day tour of Isfahan after checking into your hotel, 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. A popular highlight at Imam square is its beautiful and traditional unique bazar, we will then visit the multistory Aliqapu Palace, stood on the western side of the square, from which the Safavid kings used to view the polo games and ceremonies. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque (or Ladies Mosque) is located on the opposite side of the square and is visited next.
Day 4: Starting another wonderful day in Isfahan, we start in the morning by visiting the Friday Mosque followed by Chehelsotun (forty columns) palace. We will then visit Vank Cathedral and the Armenian quarter of the city. 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 5: Early morning drive to Yazd. En route, the desert city of Naeen has a lot to offer tourists with its desert culture and beauties, such as an old weaving factory and its Grand Mosque, you’ll then head to Yazd and will be transferred to your hotel before lunch. In the afternoon we will start a tour of the ancient city of Yazd visiting sites such as Amir Chakhmakh Square and Islamic theatre. Overnight Yazd
Day 6: Another half day tour of Yazd to visit Zoroastrian sites in and around the city such as Fire Temple and Towers of silence. To indulge even deeper in the desert culture, you will spend the night at Zein o Din caravanserai; owners of this ancient hotel have not changed their management skills for hundreds of years and your stay will be exactly the same if you stayed there a couple of centuries ago. Overnight Zien O Din caravanserai, near Yazd.
Day 7: Early morning drive to Shiraz. Enroute, we will have short stops in Abarkooh where one of the world’s oldest trees is located (3000 years old), a natural Ice house or locally known as Yakhchal is our last stop before arriving to Pasargadae. In Persepolis, 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 trip by visiting, Naghsh-e-Rostam, the Achaemenian necropolis (city of the dead) before arriving to Shiraz.
Day 8: In the morning we will have a city tour of Shiraz, visiting Vakil complex, Vakil Mosque, Bazar and public bath. We also visit the colorful Nasirolmolk mosque. In the afternoon we will have another tour of Shiraz and we will visit its many historical sites and the tombs of world famous poets Hafez and Saadi as well as Shah Cheragh or Ali ebne Hamzeh shrines with amazing architecture. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 9: In the morning we will start a tour of Shiraz’s beautiful gardens, including Naranjestan garden and Zinat ol Molook house attached to it. Eram garden, an old palace now a rose garden, is our last stop before lunch. For lunch we will drive 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 10: Transfer to Shiraz’s international airport for your departure flight.
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