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Iran Adventure

From £1770 for 14 days
Trip Overview

Conservative and unconventional, deeply religious and deeply surprising, Iran doesn’t fit into any easy pigeonhole. Spend two weeks following the ancient Silk Road through this under-touristed country to discover refined Islamic cities, colourful bazaars, ancient ruins, fascinating nomadic cultures and shimmering deserts. Whether you're relaxing in a teahouse in Tehran, enjoying guided tours of ancient cultural sites, or breaking bread with locals on the harsh Iranian plateau, the warmth and hospitality of the Iranian people is endearing, and the profound beauty of their land is mesmerising.

Essential Info
Starts: Tehran
Ends: Tehran
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Discovery, Culture & Festivals
Trip Code: IHPSN
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Iran
What's Included

Meals

13 Breakfasts included
5 Dinners included

Transport

Train,Private Vehicle

Accommodation

Hotel (10 nights),Guest House (1 night) Eco Lodge(1 night),Home Stay (1 night)

Trip Highlights

•   Experience the wondrous remains of Persepolis

•   Immerse yourself in nomadic life in a remote homestay with the Qashqai people

•   Stay in a classic 16th century Caravanserai

•   Surround yourself with beautiful landscapes and amazing architecture

•   Discover the warmth of the Iranian people as they welcome you to their country

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 21st Aug 2021
Returning: 3rd Sep 2021
£1,770pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 28th Aug 2021
Returning: 10th Sep 2021
£1,770pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 31st Aug 2021
Returning: 13th Sep 2021
£1,770pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 11th Sep 2021
Returning: 24th Sep 2021
£1,840pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 18th Sep 2021
Returning: 1st Oct 2021
£1,910pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 25th Sep 2021
Returning: 8th Oct 2021
£1,910pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 5th Oct 2021
Returning: 18th Oct 2021
£1,910pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 16th Oct 2021
Returning: 29th Oct 2021
£1,860pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 23rd Oct 2021
Returning: 5th Nov 2021
£1,840pp
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Welcome to Tehran! Iran's capital is exciting, noisy and chaotic. Home to 15 million people, Tehran is the country's beating heart and where its true national identity is found. Expect to see women wearing full-length chadors competing for space with young and hip girls in figure-hugging manteau and headscarves. You will be met on arrival at Tehran International Airport and transferred to your hotel. There will be a welcome meeting at 6 pm today. After the meeting, your leader can give you advice on where to go for good Iranian cuisine like dizi (soup stew mashed into a paste). Most traditional restaurants will also feature a live band playing classic Iranian tunes.
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HIGHLIGHTS

- Discover an Iran beyond the media portrayals of a repressive and dour regime – this is a country full of warm, lively and friendly people
- Be invited into an Iranian's home for dinner; a highlight for most travellers. Traditional Iranian food is carefully prepared in the home and can take hours, even days to prepare. Be prepared for plenty of food and the most incredible hospitality.
- Explore the rich history told in the ancient ruins that lie across the country. Modern Iran is a great fusion of civilisations – the Archaemedians, Alexander the Great, the Parthanians, Sassanians, Arabs, Seljuks, Mongols, and Safavids – who all left their mark in innumerable ways
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