It is designed for backpackers and budget travelers who feel safer and more convenient when on a tour but prefer to cut down the expenses of their travel. This tour includes a 15 day/14 night visit to attraction in central and south of Iran.
Highlights: It is designed for backpackers and budget travelers who feel safer and more convenient when on a tour but prefer to cut down the expenses of their travel. This tour includes a 15 day/14 night visit to attraction in central and south of Iran. The tour starts with a historical walk through decades of civilization in the national museum of archeology. You will be next visiting the ceramics museum and then gaze at Tehran historical square. Take the overnight bus to Isfahan and marvel at the amazing royal square (meydan Naghshe Jahan). Imam mosque perplexing features beside the impressive tile work at Seikh Lotfollah mosque are no less than the paintings and the music room at Aliqapoo palace. Then take the bus to Yazd, city of tall wind tower and adobe walls. Enjoy the amazing Jame mosque, Alaxander prison, 12 Imam Dome. Then walk around Amirchakhmagh square and gaze the marvelous structure. Enjoy the atmospheric silence of twisting narrow allies. Head toward the old city of Kerman by bus. Take the tour of Jame mosque of Kerman and the eye-catching sculpture of Ganjali khan bath. On the next day take the bus to Shiraz to visit the remaining structure of Zand dynasty including Karimkhan citadel, Vakil mosque and Pars museum. Visit the most glorious Achaemenian structure, Persepolis. Then head toward the south west of Iran to visit Ahwaz and nearby attractions. Return back to Tehran to complete your trip around Iran. You can take your time to visit some other parts of Tehran attractions on your own. What differentiates budget tours from ordinary tour is the flexibility to do some sightseeing on your own.
weekly tour on Saturdays or private tour on request
min. 2 / max. 8
or private tour on request
plane, private transport, walking
Basic hotels and hostels for 12 nights, 2 nights in overnight train and bus
airport transfers included
Tour Activity Level
10% off from June to August and November to mid-March
Walk through centuries of civilization starting from prehistoric era to the more recent post Islamic period in the Iran Archaeological museum. Later gaze at Ceramics museum with a variety of artwork from different periods. Then visit the historical square of Tehran which known as a major landmark. Overnight in Tehran.
Day 2 Isfahan
Take the bus or train to Isfahan. Spend the first day on your own to enjoy its fabulous natural and historical beauties. Overnight in Isfahan.
Day 3 Isfahan
Join the tour to get amazed at the famous Imam or Royal Square. Honor the amazing Alighapoo, the picturesque Imam mosque with unique tile work and the elegant Sheikh Lotf Allah mosque. The magnificence of the royal square will keep you motionless, gazing at the beauties of Safavid architecture. Overnight in Isfahan.
Day 4 Yazd
Spend the morning to explore the numerous attractions of Isfahan.Take the afternoon bus to Yazd. Overnight in Yazd.
Day 5 Yazd
Walk through narrow turning allies and visit the magnificent entrance of Jame mosque with its tall minarets and amazing ceramic work. Later visit the atmospheric Alexander prison and enjoy the teahouse. Later visit the breath-taking Amirchakhmagh complex with its impressive construction. Overnight in Yazd.
Day 6 Yazd
Enjoy your time hanging around and sightseeing on your own. Overnight in Yazd.
Days 7 Kerman
Take the bus to Kerman. Take the tour of Kerman to visit the amazing 4 porches of Jame mosque. Then take your time to visit GanjaliKhan complex including the impressive sculptures inside the bath. Overnight in Kerman.
Day 8 Kerman
Spend your time on your own to explore the old and the desert-like atmosphere – Take the overnight bus to Shiraz.
Day 9 Shiraz
Take a tour of some attractions in the cultural capital of Iran – Walk through the main walking street, visit Karimkhan Citadel with tilting brick tower. On your way toward Vakil complex visit the Pars museum. Then you will explore the beauties of Zand architecture including the amazing Vakil mosque and attractive bazaar with tantalizing handicrafts and artwork. Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 10 Shiraz
In the morning, visit the most glorious Achaemenian structure, Persepolis which takes you to the most prosperous years of Persian civilization.Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 11 Shiraz
Spend the day to explore Shiraz attractions independently. Overnight in Shiraz.
Day 12 Ahvaz
Travel on a bus to Ahvaz. Walk around the river and bridges in Ahvaz.
Day 13 Ahvaz
Visit Ahvaz and Susa. Take the overnight train to Tehran.
Day 14 Tehran
Explore the diversity of the capital independently.