Budget-Friendly Group Tour

5 Cities 8 Days



  • History
  • Culture
  • Group

Age Range

  • 2-99

Service Level

  • Mid Range


Join our "Highlights of Iran in 8 Days" group tour, perfect for first-time travelers on a budget. This tour covers the historical cities of Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan, Yazd, and Shiraz, following the popular "Classic Route" of Iran. Enjoy the camaraderie of group travel while exploring Iran's rich heritage with a private guide, private transportation, and comfortable medium-class accommodations. Suitable for all ages, this group tour offers an affordable and immersive experience, running on flexible dates to fit your schedule.

What’s Included

  • Meals

    8 breakfasts

  • Transport

    1 domestic flight Shiraz-Tehran, 8 days with an English-speaking guide and private transportation in an SUV (with A/C) capable of accommodating up to 4 people.

  • Accommodation

    7 nights in the hotels mentioned in the itinerary or similar

  • Additional Services

    Visa Authorization Letter, Travel insurance for up to 30 days with the coverage of 10K EUR

  • Not Included

    International flights, meals, entrance fees, personal expenses (like shopping)

Trip Itinerary

  • Day 1: Tehran

    The Must-See's

    Welcome to Tehran!

    Let’s begin this trip at Golestan Palace and shake hands with Iran’s most iconic kings; from the Qajar ones to the Pahlavi Shah. Our next two stops are the National Museum of Iran and the Treasury of National Jewels. Then we’ll have a tea break in the smallest cafe in the world at Tehran Grand Bazaar

    Accommodation: Saina Hotel 
    Transportation: Private driver-guide

  • Day 2: Tehran

    Nightlife and Local Picnics

    Let’s head north! Today we’ll once again admire the Pahlavi family’s lavish life; this time in their summer house and garden. We’ll visit Sa'dabad Complex and Niavaran Palace, where the royal family’s everyday items are kept. We’ll have a stroll in their big gardens and visit a couple of the art museums in the complex. This evening, we’ll go to Ab-o-Atash Park to see its musical fountains. We’ll cross the beautiful Tabiat Bridge to take selfies with the fantastic view of the shiny Tehran. Finally, we’re going to hang out with the locals in Taleghani Forest Park.

    Accommodation: Saina Hotel
    Transportation: Private driver-guide

  • Day 3: Kashan

    Historical Houses

    Rise and shine early in the morning, because en route to Kashan we’ll take you to see the impossible: the Shrine of Emam Khomeini. Then we'll get the original Sohan (a saffron toffee) to snack on throughout the trip. Once in Kashan, we’re going to visit the Fin Garden, the shining star of all Persian gardens and also a UNESCO World Heritage site. We’ll also take you to see the most beautiful and charming historical houses in Iran, and while we’re there, we’ll visit the ancient Yakhchāl (coolers) of Jalali Castle. After a delicious lunch, we’ll head to the gorgeous Agha Bozorg Mosque and its grand theological school.

    Accommodation: Adib House Boutique Hotel
    Transportation: Private driver-guide

  • Day 4: Isfahan

    Meet Iran Minorities

    Once we reach Isfahan, we’ll go to Naqshe Jahan Square and up a terrace, we'll have an amazing landscape view of the whole square. Then, one by one we’ll visit its iconic landmarks including Shah MosqueSheikh Lotfollah Mosque, and Ali Qapu Palace. And while we explore the Grand Bazaar, you can visit the handicraft workshops in person. Tonight, we’ll have a leisurely stroll and a delicious dinner at a cheerful restaurant close to Si-o-se-pol or Khaju Bridge.

    Accommodation: Isfahan Traditional House
    Transportation: Private driver-guide

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