Tehran, Isfahan, Yazd & Shiraz

£1119pp – Iran: 9-night tour with flights & excursions

Tegan Marlow
Deal Expert
Fall in love with the history of Tehran and the Persian architecture of Isfahan

The Deal

Described by Lonely Planet as "combining glorious architecture with a warm-hearted welcome", Iran has plenty of incredible sightseeing opportunities. Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Yazd, see the enormous Jameh Mosque of Nain and haggle for treasures in the Grand Bazaar with this exclusive 9-night tour from Exoticca, now £999 per person.

What's included

  • Return flights
  • Two nights at Hotel Mashad, Tehran, in a Double Deluxe Room
  • Three nights at Setareh Hotel, Isfahan, in a Double/Twin Room
  • Two nights at Fazeli Hotel, Yazd, in a Double/Twin Room
  • Two nights at Arg Hotel, Shiraz, in a Double Room with late checkout**
  • Daily breakfast
  • All excursions with an English-speaking guide
  • All transfers in air-conditioned vehicles, with refreshments available on longer trips

Depart on 3 March, 2019, from London Heathrow

Travel on 5 May, 2019 for £1179 per person.

Fly from Birmingham from £1219 per person; from Edinburgh from £1279 per person; Dublin from £1389 per person; or from Manchester from £1249 per person.

For more information and further travel dates, see the Exoticca website.

The tour starts in Tehran, where your guide will take you to the Golestan Palace, before you soak up the atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar and visit the National Museum to learn about Iran's rich history.

You'll then head to Isfahan. On the way, you'll stop in Qom to visit Fatima's Holy Shrine, and in Kashan, where you'll see the 19th-century Borujerdiand and Tabatabai houses, the Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse and the ornate Fin Garden. In Isfahan, you'll visit both the Si-o-se and Khaju Bridges, which span the Zayanderud river.

Over the next two days, you'll see the sights of Isfahan. You'll start with a half-day tour, including the Plaza del Imam and the Grand Bazaar, followed by the Palace of Chehel Sotoun in the afternoon. The next day, you'll take a full-day tour, including the Jameh Mosque (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Vank Cathedral and the Amu Abdollah Gardaleni Mausoleum.

You'll then head towards the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Yazd. En route, you'll stop and visit the Jameh Mosque at Nain, as well as the desert city of Meybod. In Yazd, you'll see the Amir Chakhmaq façade, walk in the Old Town and discover historic desert architecture, including a water reservoir and wind towers.

The next day, you'll take a tour of Yazd, including the Amir Chakhmaq Complex, the Friday Mosque, with its beautiful façade of blue tiles and the Temple of Fire. You'll also see the Zoroastrian Towers of Silence and the Dolat Abad Garden, home to one of the largest wind towers in the world.

On your way to Shiraz, you'll visit the Arbarkouh, home to a 4500-year-old cypress tree, and Pasargadae. During your stay in Shiraz, you'll visit Persopolis, the second capital of the Persian Empire, built in the year 512BC.

On your last day, you'll take a full-day city tour of Shiraz, including Narenjestan Qavam Garden and the Nasir-al-Mulk and Vakil mosques, before spending the afternoon at the city's lively bazaar. In the evening, you'll visit the tombs of famous Iranian poets, Hafez and Saadi, before making your way to the airport for an early-morning flight.

Other options
Solo travellers can book this deal from £1829.

Transfers & baggage
Both are included.

* Restrictions may apply. Cancellation fees apply on a sliding scale. This is a special offer and is based on specific flight times, dates, airlines and airports. Some flights may depart very early in the morning or late at night. Check flight times before you book. Other flight dates and times, or flights from other airports, may be available at an additional cost. Offer is limited and may be withdrawn without notice. Exoticca’s full terms and conditions apply; see https://www.exoticca.co.uk/terms-and-conditions for details. For the latest information on your destination, see https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice. **You'll need to leave the hotel at around midnight to catch your flight home, but you'll have full use of the hotel's facilities until this time.

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3 Mar, 2019



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