Essential Iran Tour with Optional Tabriz Extension - Tehran - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Discovery the majesty and mystery of the exotic lands of Iran, a Persian gem of culture, history, and architecture.
  • Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime tour covering 8 nights in Iran's most intriguing cities, opt for the tour in 11 nights and enjoy an extension of 3 nights in Tabriz.
  • From Tehran to Shiraz, you will visit some of Iran's most historic and important sites, such as The Blue Mosque, Persepolis, and the Qur'an Gate.

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Your Destination

Opt for a unique break at the crossroads between Europe and Asia in Iran. Discover the beauty of archaeological sites, majestic natural landscapes, meet its people with a way of life characterised by traditions but also open to modernity.

You will be at the heart of a millennial history, marked by many events and by the civilizations that have succeeded one another. Take the journey from unparalleled cities to haunting mosques and from authentic markets to small villages with ancestral customs.

Iran's wonders and memories are waiting for you.

Your Itinerary In Brief

Day 1: UK / Tehran
Day 2: Tehran / Shiraz (flight)
Day 3: Shiraz
Day 4: Isfahan
Day 5: Isfahan
Day 6: Isfahan
Day 7: Tehran
Day 8: Tehran
Day 9: Tehran / UK

Possible extension of 3 nights in Tabriz:
Day 9: Tehran / Tabriz
Day 10: Tabriz
Day 11: Tabriz
Day 12: Tabriz / UK

Your Itinerary

Day 1: UK / Tehran
Arrival in the evening or at night at Tehran airport. Welcome by your guide to take charge of luggage. Transfer to the hotel. Key delivery and installation in the room.

Day 2: Teheran / Shiraz
Breakfast and visit to the city of Tehran. Discovery of the complex of Golestan Palace (2 Palaces). The minimum visit time is 2 hours. A true masterpiece of the Kadjar era, a symbol of traditional Persian craftsmanship and architectural forms from earlier periods mixed with Western influences. Built around a garden, the palace was chosen as the seat of government by a Kajar family who made Tehran the capital of the country. Visit of the National Museum of Iran: This archaeological and historical museum is located in Tehran and consists of two buildings. Transfer to Mehrabad airport and domestic flight to Shiraz. Night in Shiraz.

Day 3: Shiraz
The day is dedicated to Shiraz to visit the garden of Eram (UNESCO World Heritage Site) which owes its name to the Persian language and which means "Garden of Paradise", the Zandiyeh Complex which includes a Castle and a museum Pars (external view), the Bazaar, the Hammam (Museum of Anthropology). You will admire the mausoleum of Hafez and its memorial (Hāfezieh), two memorial structures erected north of Shiraz, Iran, in memory of the famous Persian poet Hafez.Night in Shiraz. Note: non-Muslims can visit mosques, however, cameras are prohibited and women must be appropriately covered.
Day 4: Shiraz - Persepolis - Pasargada - Isfahan
Departure for Isfahan. On the way, visit Persepolis (UNESCO World Heritage Site) which was a capital of the Achaemenid Persian Empire. The site is located on the plain of Marvdasht, at the foot of Kuh-e Rahmat mountain, about 70 km north-east of the city of Shiraz, province of Fars. You will discover Naqsh-e-Rostam and Pasargadae (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Overnight in Isfahan.

Day 5: Isfahan
Discovery of Isfahan, abundant in cultural and artistic wealth and sheltering more than 2500 years of civilization. Nicknamed the "half of the world", Isfahan was the capital of the Safavid king Shah Abbas, where a large number of Armenians fled from the Turkish Ottomans. Visit of Chehel Sotoun Palace (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Naqsh SquareJahan (UNESCO World Heritage Site) formerly known as "Shah Square" and now "Imam Khomeini Square". This square is located in the center of the city of Isfahan is one of the largest squares in the world. You will also notice the complex of the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque and the Bazaar. Overnight in Isfahan.

Day 6: Isfahan
Enjoy a new excursion to the city of Isfahan to visit the Friday Jameh Mosque (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Discover also the bridges of Sio-se-Pol and Khajou. Overnight in Isfahan.
Day 7: Isfahan - Tehran
After breakfast, drive to Tehran. Stop at Kashan to visit the Fine Garden (UNESCO World Heritage Site), a Persian garden located next to the village of Fin, a few kilometres southwest of the city of Kashan. The garden became one of the favourite residences of the Persian rulers, such as Safavid Shah Abbas I and his successors. You will also see the Mosque of Agha Bozorg. Overnight in Tehran.

Day 8: Tehran
Visit Saad Abad Palace, built by the Qadjar and Pahlavi dynasty of Iran and home to several museums presenting the rich cultural history of the country. Pass through the Tajrish bazaar before visiting the ancient village of Darband, today the district of Tehran. You will end your day with a visit to the Imamzadeh Saleh Mausoleum, a Shia Imamzadeh. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 9: Tehran / UK
Transfer to the airport and return flight.

Tabriz Extension:

Day 9: Tehran / Tabriz
Flight to Tabriz. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Tabriz.

Day 10: Tabriz
Day dedicated to the visit of the Bazaar of Tabriz, the mosque of Vendrediü, Blue Mosque, museum of Azerbaijan. Excursion to the troglodyte village of Kandovan. Dinner and overnight in Tabriz.

Day 11: Tabriz
Visit of Saint Monastery-Stéphanos or Saint-Etienne located in the city Jolfa around Tabriz, the border of the Azerbaijan countries and Armenia. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Tabriz.

Day 10: Tabriz / UK
Transfer to the airport for your return flight.

Your Tour Hotels

Our members will stay at the following hotels in a Standard Room on a Full Board dining basis (breakfast, lunch and evening meal served in the main restaurant - excludes drinks.)

Your Hotels

Your Tour Hotels Your Tour Hotels
Teheran: Espinas Hotel 5 * or similar
Chirza: Zandiyeh Hotel 5 * or similar
Isfahan: Kowsar Hotel 4 * or similar
Tabriz: Kaya Laleh Park 5 * or similar

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Your Journey

Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.

The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Transfers are included throughout. 

Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information please click here.


Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 

Entry Requirements 

You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

British nationals need a visa to travel to Iran. You should make your visa application well in advance of your date of travel. The application process for an Iranian visa can be long and unpredictable.

 The Iranian Embassy has told the FCO that to get a visa you must either apply as part of an organised tour or have a sponsor in Iran. Check with the Iranian embassy for more information and advice.

Women and girls over the age of nine should wear a headscarf in their visa application photos.


For information about important health advice and any vaccinations required please visit and

If vaccinations or other preventive measures are required, you will need to visit your health professional at least 8 weeks before your trip. In the event that you are referred to a medical facility for treatment, you should contact your insurance/medical assistance company immediately. 

Please note that passport, visa and health requirements can change. It is every traveller’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport, any required visas, and all the necessary vaccinations/health requirements as well as adequate insurance. 

In More Detail

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Check-in time: 3 pm
Check-out time: before 12 pm

Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally.

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included

  • In Standard Room in 4 * or 5 * hotels
  • Full board (excluding drinks)
  • Visits and excursions as mentioned in the program
  • Service of an English-speaking guide
  • Domestic flight Tehran / Shiraz in economy class
  • Hotel / airport / hotel transfers

Not Included

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals.
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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