Iran Women Tour


Iran Women Tour - 15 Days, 14 Nights

Trip Overview:

A unique Women's Only Tour where we will explore the cultural nuances of Iran. We will experience the dichotomy of a land that once was the centre of learning and civilization to the modern metropolis it has now become. We also learn about the pivotal role women have played in history, their role in present-day society and the important role they play in the family environment. An artistically tailored tour, we will come back with a better understanding, appreciation and respect for this beautiful region , ....

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1 Arrival
Pre reserve
Day 2 Tabriz
Arrival in Tabriz, the East Azarbaijan province capital, in the early morning. Then after a late breakfast transfer to the hotel. At noon you visit the famous Blue Mosque with it's bright blue tiles on the portal, giving the building it's name. After a stroll through the Bazaar it comes to the Azarbaijan Museum with its archaeological and ethnological features. O/N in Tabriz
Day 3 Tabriz
The day begins with a 55 km drive to Village Kandovan which clings to Sahand ridge. The partially interconnected by stairs dwellings of the large rural population are beaten into soft tuff cone the mountainside since time immemorial. Return in the afternoon to Tabriz, where a meeting with women of the Azari-national community, one of the three largest ethnic minority in Iran is held. Finally, you can relax with a tea break in El-Goli Park, which is a popular destination because of its architecturally attractive pavilions. O/N in Tabriz
Day 4 Tabriz - Rasht
After breakfast we continue to Rasht and on the way visit Ardabil, one of the most historically important cities. Here you will visit the oldest monastery of the Sufi Order amidst a widespread beautiful landscape. The monastery is the tomb of it's founder Sheikh Safi, King Ismail I, his wife and several other members of Safavid dynasty are buried. O/N in Rasht
Day 5 Rasht#

From Rasht you head to Masuleh Village with it's traditional adobe architecture. The multi-storey houses, which are accessible by the roofs with terraces directly into the northern flank of the Alborz mountain range. There you can get to know the daily life of the villagers. In the afternoon you will experience a meeting with women rice farmers and learn about the cultivation of this important food. Then we go back to Rasht.

O/N in Rasht

Day 6 Rasht#

In the morning first is you have 40 km trip to Bandar-e Anzali, which is a major Iranian seaport on the Caspian Sea. There you visit a caviar production farm. Afterwards, you enjoy a boat ride on the Mordab-e Anzali, a lagoon with the area of 20 hectars. The tour continues to Lahijan, a center of Iranian tea cultivation, where you meet with tea pickers and talk about the everyday life of these women. Return to Rasht. O/N in Rasht

Day 7 Rasht - Tehran
On this day you start making the trip to Tehran but you'll make a stop in Qazvin. There you visit the Shazdeh Hossein mausoleum, a Shia shrine, and also you'll take a tour of the city that was the seat of the Safavid Empire in the 16th century. After that we continue to the modern metropolis Tehran . O/N in Tehran
Day 8 Tehran
Your eighth day in Iran is dedicated to the history. You will learn the history of Iran at the National Museum. Then pay a visit to the jewel museum that exhibits  jewels and crowns of persian Shahs and then enjoy the architectural and decorative arts in Golestan Palace, that was the seat of Qajar Empire back in 18th and 19th century. In the evening, a meeting with modern Iranian women, such as a theater actresses, will take place. O/N in Tehran
Day 9 Tehran
To know Tehran we first start with Tehran's metro and then we take a stroll through the prolong shopping street of Vali-e-Asr. After a break in a modern café, it's the turn of the new landmark of Tehran, the Milad Tower which is the tallest building of Iran with the height of 435 meters. In the afternoon you will meet a carpet designer. O/N in Tehran
Day 10 Tehran - Kashan
A new ride begins on this day and we first arrive in Qom, an important religious center of the country. Here you will meet with students and lecturers  of the School of Theology. From Qom we drive 105 km further to the oasis city of Kashan, where you will visit both the Boroujerdi House,  made by the wealthy merchant Hadji Mehdi Boroujerdi for his wife as a wedding gift, and the Manoucheri-House, a former merchant`s house, renovated and converted to a traditional style hotel. Depending on the time of the day, a stroll through the Bazaar of Seljuki time takes place, which is an architectural beauty. O/N in Kashan
Day 11 Kashan - Isfahan

After the breakfast we continue our tour by visiting Fin Garden, one of the nicest attractions in Iran. The water found in the garden originates from the aquifers of the Karkas mountain, and is carried by an underground aquaduct called Qanat to a reservoir about 1.5 kilometers from the garden. Then we continue to Isfahan.O/N in Isfahan

Day 12 Isfahan#

The day begins with an intensive tour of the buildings around the Meidan-e Imam ( historical name «Naqsh-e Jahan»), the center of Safavid Isfahan metropolis. They will also visit the location at the southern end of the square Imam Mosque as located on the eastern long side Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque and the Ali Qapu- palace opposite, which once served as access to the private palaces of the Safavid royal families. After that is arranged for a meeting with artists from Isfahan. O/N in Isfahan

Day 13 Isfahan
You will be enchanted from the built of Chehel Sotun Palace. It's name means the palace of 40 columns while it has only 20, the reason behind this is that when these columns get reflected in the water fountain located in the front of the bulding 40 columns will apear. Then you will visit the Traditional Bazaar. In the afternoon you can stroll into Jolfa the Armenian Quarter and visit the Vank Cathedral. O/N in Isfahan
Day 14 Isfahan - Shiraz
The 483 km long route from Isfahan to Shiraz is paused to visit the Achaemenid royal capital Pasargadae. There is also the sanctuary of Cyrus II., who founded the dynasty of Achaemenids. In the early evening you reach Shiraz, the city of roses, poets and nightingales. O/N in Shiraz
Day 15 Shiraz

During a trip in the morning you will learn about the vast Achaemenid royal capital Persepolis with it's palaces and residential areas. From there Naqsh-e Rostam, the royal necropolis with it's rock tombs is not too far. Back in Shiraz, we visit the Hafez mausoleum in a beautiful garden and the Nasir ol Molk Mosque. This is followed by a meeting with a local doctor. After the farewell dinner we have a ride past the Shah Cheragh mausoleum. O/N in Shiraz

Day 16 Departure

End of the program, Transfer to the airport and flight back home.

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Publish Date : 18/09/2018
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