Tours to Iran: Iran West to North

  • On the Foot of Alborz With the Taste of Persian Caviar

    Tours to Iran

Iran West to North Tour

Travel ID: CT/09

In north west of Iran the history of old Persia is in the traditional architecture, ancient inscriptions on Alvand Mountain, and Kandovan’s hand carved houses in the mountains that have been inhabited for 700 years now. On this region of Iran you can try the world’s finest caviar from the world’s biggest lake, Caspian Sea. You will reach the northern area of the country via Chaloos Road one of the top 20 most beautiful roads in the world. On the Caspian shores on the foot of Alborz range sits the beautiful historical village of Masouleh.

You will see the second oldest church in the world in West Azerbaijan province of Iran. Monastery of Saint Thaddeus or Qare Kelisā also known as Black Church is one of Iran’s world heritage. Another world heritage of Iran that you will visit in this tour is in the capital, Tehran, the Golestan Palace from the Qajar era. Mausoleum of Baba Tahir, one of the respectable early poets in Persian literature, and the mausoleum of Sheikh Safi-al Din that has been built by the most beautiful Iranian traditional architecture are among other attractions of this tour.

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Tour Itinerary Duration

17 Days & 16 Nights

  • Tehran
    Day 01
    Arriving in Tehran Airport (IKA) , you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to your hotel
  • Tehran
    Day 02
    Full day city tour: visit National Museum of Iran, Golestan Palace, and Jewelry museum .O/N Tehran
  • Tehran- Qazvin - Hamedan
    Day 03
    In the morning, drive to Qazvin and visit Chehel Sotun palace and Imamzadeh Hosein. Then, continue to Hamedan. O/N Hamedan
  • Hamedan
    Day 04
    City tour to Hamedan:  visit  Avicenna & Baba Tahir Mausoleums, Tomb Esther & Mordekhay, Gandj Nameh, Hegmataneh, and Alaviyan Dome. O/N in Hamedan.
  • Hamedan- Kermanshah
    Day 05
    Early in the morning, drive to Kermanshah. En route, visit  Bisotoun. Continue  to Kermanshah and visit Tagh e Bostan , Tekieh Moaven Ol Molk and Bazaar in Kermanshah. O/N in Kermanshah.
  • Kermanshhah - Sanandaj
    Day 06
    Drive to Sanandaj (138 Km) , visit Khane Kord museum and Bazaar in sanandaj .O/N sanandaj
  • Sanandaj - Urmia
    Day 07
    Drive to Urmia ( 424 km)  .In Urmia, visit Sardaar mosque and  Naneh Maryam Church. O/N Urmia
  • Urmia - Jolfa
    Day 08
    In the morning visit  Lake Urmia,  and then drive to visit Qara Kelisa (St. Thaddeus-257 Km), continue to Jolfa.   O/ N Jolfa
  • Jolfa - Tabriz
    Day 09
    Vist Jolfa and St. Stepanos Monastery.  Drive to Tabriz & visit  Elgoli park, O/N Tabriz
  • Tabriz - Kandovan - Tabriz
    Day 10
    In the morning, drive to kandovan village. Come back to Tabriz and visit Kabood Mosque, and the museum. O/N Tabriz
  • Tabriz - Ardebil
    Day 11
    In the morning, visit Bazaar and  Mashrotiat house and Ali Shah Citadel. Drive to Ardebil and visit the tomb of  Sheikh Safi. O/N Ardebil
  • Ardebil-Astara-Anzali
    Day 13
    In the morning, drive to Astara via Heiran road and continue to Anzali . In Anzali, visit fish Market and Anzali lagoon. O/N Anzali
  • Anzali-Ramsar
    Drive to Ramsar , en route  visit masuleh village .O/N Ramsar
  • Ramsar - Chalos - Gorgan
    Day 14
    Drive to Chalos via seaside road and visit Caspian Sea  , continue to Gorgan .O/N Gorgan
  • Gorgan - Mashhad
    Day 15
    Drive to Ghuchanvia Azad shahr. Visit ancient city of Jorjan , and Gonbad e Qabus. Continue to Mashhad.O/N Mashhad
  • Mashhad
    Day 16
    We will have an excursion to TUS to visit Ferdowsi mausoleum.Back to Mashhad, we will visit Imam Reza holy shrine, Nader Museum, and Bazaar. O/N Mashad
  • Mashhad
    Day 17
    Departure: transfer to the airport for the return flight

Tours to Iran

Tour highlight

  • Archaeological Museum
  • Golestan Palace
  • Chehel sotun palace in Qazvin
  • Baba Taher Mausoleum
  • Bisotoun
  • Sardaar mosque
  • Kandowan village
  • Sheikh Safi mausoleum
  • Anzali lagoon
  • Caspian Sea
  • Jolfa and St. Estephan church
  • Mashrotiat house
  • Masuleh village
  • Gonbad-e Kavus
  • Ferdowsi mausoleum
  • Imam Reza holy shrine,
  • Nader Museum

Services included

  • Visa
  • Transport
  • Tour guide
  • Accommodation

The prices include

  • Accommodation in the hotels as per program
  • Generally half board or full board
  • All transfers
  • All land transportation
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees according to program
  • Visa support
  • Tip and portages in restaurants and hotels

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Tour Code:CT/09

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