Tours to Iran: Iran culinary tour

  • Persian Cuisine, A Healing Medicine for Body and Soul

    Tours To Iran

Persia on meals

Travel ID: CT/14

Persian cuisine is not just an ancient & cosmopolitan; they are also therapeutic for body & even soul. The legendary Physician and Philosopher, Avicenna, in his great book ”  Ganoon (The rules of Medicine)”, describes the healing and beneficial aspects of different foods, fruits & vegetables for the body. He explains that every human body has a temperament that must be in balance with the food and drinks’ nature.

On your travel to Iran, you might hear that some foods are cold or hot. For instance walnut, pepper, and lamb has hot nature, apple, green tea, and fish have cold nature. Every city in every province of Iran has hundreds of local dishes to the area for every season of the year, so we just picked a few of the most famous ones.

Tour Itinerary Duration

11 Days & 10 nights

5 cities

10 breakfasts , 4 lunchs or dinners

  • DAY 01 ARRIVAL
    Arrive in Shiraz,meet guide and transfer to the hotel.

    • Visit:
    • ACC: Hotel in Shiraz
    • Meal: Breakfast
    • Distance: 7 KM
    • Time: 17 Min
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE:
  • Day 02 City of Poetry and Flowers

    After breakfast, a full day city tour starts.

    • Visits: Eram garden,The tombs of Hafez & Saadi,Nasir-ol-molk mosque,Vakil bazaar,Quran gate
    • ACC: Hotel in Shiraz
    • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch or Dinner with a local family (Taste a traditional food called Kalam Polo)
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    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Eram garden(One of the nine Persian style gardes)
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    Day 03 The ancient achaemenid capital
    After breakfast we head towards the ancient Persian capital,then, continue to Isfahan.

    • Visits: Persepolis, Naghsh e Rostam necropolis
    • ACC: Hotel in Isfahan
    • Meal: Breakfast
    • Distance: 491 KM
    • Time: 6 hrs
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Persepolis
  • Day 04 Half of the world
    Have breakfast and start sightseeing.

    • Visits: Naghsh e Jahan Square,Imam & Sheikh Lotfollah mosques, Ali-qapu palace, Bazar,Chehel Sotoon, iconic bridges of Si-o-se Pol & Khajoo
    • ACC: Hotel in Isfahan
    • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch (traditional food called Beryooni ),tea break at a traditional teahouse
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    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Naghsh e jahan  square,Chehel Sotoun palace
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    Day 05 Turquoise domes

    After breakfast,we continue sightseeing in Isfahan.

    • Visits: The Armenian quarter Jolfa,Vank cathedral,Friday mosque,Hasht Behesht palace
    • ACC: Hotel in Isfahan
    • Meal: Breakfast
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    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Friday Mosque
  • Day 06 On the edge of the desert

    In the morning,drive to Yazd.

    • Visits: Jameh mosque & Pirnia house-museum of Naeen,The Narin castle of Meybod,Abbasi Caravanserai
    • ACC: Hotel in Yazd
    • Meal: Breakfast
    • Distance: 325 KM
    • Time: 4 hrs & 20 min
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE:

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    Day 07 CITY OF WINDBREAKS
    Have breakfast & start city tour.

    •  Visits:  Zoroastrian Tower of silence & Fire temple,Fahadan old quarter, Jamme mosque,Dowlatabad garden, Mir-Chakhmagh square , Zoorkhaneh (The ancient Persian gym), Haj Khalifeh confectionary
    • ACC: Hotel in Yazd
    • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch (Traditional local Foods called Ash e Shooli & Gheymeh Yazdi ),Tasting the traditional sweets of Baghlava & Ghotab in Haj Khalifeh Rahbar confectionery
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    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Dowlatabad garden,The landscape of the old part of the city

  • Day 08 Red clay village

    After breakfast we drive towards Kashan.

    • Visits: Abyaneh village, Jameh mosque of Natanz
    • ACC: Hotel in Kashan
    • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch (Local food with local family in Natanz ),Dinner (local food of Kashan Goosht-Loobia)
    • Distance: 484 KM
    • Time: 6 hrs
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE:
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    Day 09 The second capital of the Safavids

    Aَfter having breakfast,we do some visits & then,drive towards Qazvin.

    • Visits: Fin Garden,Tabatabaie historical house,Chehel Sotoun palace of Qazvin
    • ACC: Hotel in Qazvin
    • Meals: Breakfast,Dinner (Local food of Qazvin called Gheymeh-Nesar)
    • Distance: 342 KM
    • Time: 4 hrs
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE:  Fin garden (One of the nine Persian style gardens)
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    Day 10 Tehran

    After the early breakfast,we drive to Tehran & strat explorations.

    • Visits: Archaeological Museum,Golestan palace,Darband mountainous area & Tajrish bazaar
    • ACC: Hotel in Tehran
    • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch or Dinner (Kebab )
    • Distance: 244 KM
    • Time: 2 hrs
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: Golestan palace
  • Day 11 Departure
    Transfer to the airport.

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    • Distance: 47 KM
    • Time: 42 Min
    • UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE: 

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Tour highlights

  • Persian cuisine (Beryuni, Kebab, Goosht-loobia- Ash e Shooli, Gheymeh nesar )
  • Golestan palace
  • Hafes tomb
  • Eram garden
  • Chehel sotoon palace
  • Naghsh e Jahan sq.
  • Fin garden
  • Narin castle
  • Abyaneh village
  • Jammeh mosque of Natanz
  • Persepolis
  • Naghsh e Rostam necropolis
  • pirnia house-museum
  • Bazaar
  • Tabatabae house
  • Pink mosque
  • Fire temple
  • Tower of silence
  • Haj Khalifeh confectionery

The price includes

  • Accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • Lunch or dinner according the itinerary
  • All transfers
  • Tour guide
  • Entrance fees according to the mentioned visiting sites
  • Visa support to get the reference code
  • Tip and portages in restaurants and hotels

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Tour Code:CT/14

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