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Land of Windmills

12 Days

Land of Windmills

$990 per person

Our amazing tour of land of windmills starts in Tehran, capital of Iran and home to the main museums of the country. Next stop at small city of Naein in Isfahan province and also Varzaneh desert for enjoying desert activities. We keep on our way to northeast of Iran and specifically city of Tabas for visiting Kal Jeni canyon. Nayband village is where we spend two unforgettable days. Our journey in northeast Iran continues with tranquil city of Nashtifan and its ancient spectacular windmills. Our last city to visit is Mashhad and nearby cities of Nishabur and Tus.

In 12 days we take a deep step into the intact land of grand Khorasan and central desert of Iran and enjoy music, local food, local properties and kindness of people.

This tour is suitable for those who are interested in local life and those who like to experience real lifestyle of each regions and act like locals.

 

Departure Date:
06 Sep 2019 | 8+ spaces left | Min. 3

  • Departure
    Open
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes, hat and warm jacket.
  • Included
    Land of Windmills
    Domestic Flight
    Other Meals
    Bottled Water
    Visa Ref No.
    Transportation
    Entry Fees
    Accommodation
    Tour Guide
    Breakfast
  • Not Included
    Airport transportation
    Optional Tours
    Travel Insurance
    International Tickets
    Admission Not Mentioned
1
Day 1: Welcome to Iran

Welcome to Tehran, vivid and lovely city of Iran. Dana host is available to assist you at IKA airport and transfer you to the hotel.

2
Day 2: Tehran city tour
  • Iran National Museum
  • Golestan Palace
  • National jewelry museum

After a healthy breakfast, morning sightseeing includes famous museums of Tehran in historic part. Iran National Museum is on the top of the list.

Next site is fabulous Golestan Palace with those colorful tile-work and mirror-work that attracts any tourist. We have a stop for lunch at bazaar and its area, Iranian local dishes will help you to recover your energy. Continue with treasury of national jewels, National Jewelry Museum and its enchanting set of jewels.

Tonight is time to enjoy a welcome Iranian style dinner.

Overnight stay at Tehran.

3
Day 3: Naein city tour
  • Pirnia traditional house
  • Naein Jameh mosque

Morning drive to Naein for visiting Pirnia traditional house and Jame mosque of Naein. Keep on our way to Varzaneh desert.

overnight stay at Varzaneh.

4
Day 4: Varzaneh desert
  • Varzaneh desert

We enjoy a full day excursion day in Varzaneh desert and desert activities such as safari, camel riding and etc.

Overnight stay at Varzaneh.

5
Day 5: Tabas city tour
  • Golshan garden
  • Kal Jeni canyon
  • Tabas dome

Early morning drive to Tabas city which is located in northeast of country. En-route visit Salt Lake of Khur & Biabanak. In Tabas we visit Golshan garden, Kal Jeni canyon, Morteza Ali strait and Tabas dome.

Overnight stay at Tabas.

 
6
Day 6: Isfahak & Naybend
  • Isfahak village
  • Nayband village

Morning drive to Isfahak for visiting deserted village of Isfahak. We continue our way to Nayband village with its wonderful landscape.

Overnight stay at Nayband.

7
Day 7: Nayband full day excursion
  • Discover Nayband area

Explore Naybend and its wonderful region. Swim in the Dig-e Rostam hot water, stroll in the area and citrus farm.

Overnight stay at Nayband.

8
Day 8: Explore Birjand
  • Birjand castle
  • Akbarieh garden

Morning drive to Birjand for encountering with new experiences. Our visit in Birjand includes Akbariyeh Persian garden and Birjand castle. Continue our way to Nashtifan.

Overnight stay at Nashtifan.

9
Day 9: Visit to Nashtifan & its area
  • Nashtifan windmills
  • Zuzan mosque
  • Ghiasieh school

Our full day excursion in Nashtifan starts with famous and one of the biggest windmills in the world. Later we drive toward to Khaf for visiting both Zuzan mosque and Ghiasieh old school in Khargerd. We enjoy folkor music of Khorasan province.

Overnight stay at Nashtifan.

10
Day 10: City tour of Mashhad & Tus
  • Ferdowsi tomb
  • Harooniyeh monastery
  • Nader Shah mausoleum
  • Imam Reza holy shrine

Morning drive to holy city of Mashahd. We keep our way to Tus for visiting Ferdowsi tomb and Harooniyeh monastery. Back to Mashhad for visiting Nader Shah mausoleum and holy shrine of Imam Reza.

Overnight stay at Mashhad.

11
Day 11: Nishabur city tour
  • Omar Khayyam tomb
  • Attar tomb
  • Kamal-ol-Molk tomb

After breakfast drive to Nishabur, city of turquoise. Visit to Omar Khayyam tomb, Attar tomb and Kamal-ol-Molk tomb. Evening visit to Torghabeh for enjoy the best dish of Mashhad.

Overnight stay at Mashhad.

12
Day 12: Back to home

Morning flight to Tehran. Your guide accompany you to the IKA airport that can be easily reach.

End of services.

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RATE FOR EUROPEAN MARKET

940 EURO P.P

ACCOMMODATION

Hotels in Iran are rated from 1 to 5-star locally, according to your type of itinerary and routes, you may stay at eco-houses, traditional houses or caravanserai that are converted into standard hotels. You may encounter public shower or bath and W.C in traditional accommodation, mostly in the small villages of course not in major cities that in every room there is an en-suite bathroom. Also in this kind of accommodation, travelers may stay together in one room, mostly not more than 3 in a room because the number of rooms are limited. The main purpose of accommodate in these hotels is to get familiar with traditional lifestyle of Iranian.

  • 2 nights accommodation in a 5-star hotel in Tehran
  • 2 nights accommodation in an eco-lodge in Varzaneh
  • 1 night accommodation in an eco-lodge in Tabas
  • 2 nights accommodation in an eco-lodge in Nayband
  • 2 nights accommodation in an eco-lodge in Nashtifan
  • 2 nights accommodation in a 5-star hotel in Mashhad
HIGHLIGHTS
  • Golestan Palace
  • Jewelry Museum
  • Varzaneh desert
  • Nayband rural design
  • Nashtifan windmills
  • Shrine of Imam Reza

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this tour:

  • Golestan Palace - 2013
  • Akbarieh Persian Garden - 2011

The following CITIES are visited on this tour:

  • Tehran, current Iran capital
  • Nayband, palms land
  • Nashtifan, city of windmills
  • Mashhad, sacred city
MEALS

Full breakfast daily, lunch or dinner, including a welcome dinner in Tehran