Inspirational Iran

Inspirational Iran, one of the most fascinating destination in the world. Mysterious, unknown and still misunderstood, Iran will surprise you with its amazing architectural beauty, its hospitality and openness to all travelers. Discover Iran with Destinazione Umana and Claudia, traveller and travel writer.
Price:
€ 2950
Kind of travel: Fixed Schedule
Dove e per quanto?
Città: IRAN – TEHERAN, SHIRAZ, YAZD, ISFAHAN, ABYANEH, KASHAN
Durata: 10 days - 9 nights
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Description

Inspirational Iran, one of the most fascinating destination in the world. Mysterious, unknown and still misunderstood, Iran will surprise you with its amazing architectural beauty, its hospitality and openness to all travelers.

Discover Iran with Destinazione Umana and Claudia, traveller and travel writer.

We will bring you through the most captivating cities of Iran, visiting the ancient archaeological and architectural treasures of Great Persia that belong to the UNESCO World Heritage. But also villages, gardens, mausoleums, mosques and bazaars. 10 days to experience the real spirit of Iran: its history, its architecture, its culture and its community.

Form the energetic capital city Teheran to Shiraz, cradle of Persian society, city of poets, love and perennial flowers. Passing through the unique architecture of Yazd up  to Isfahan, that still preserves the most majestic buildings of Islamic world and the famous archaeological site of Persepolis: Iran is waiting for you.

 

Who welcomes me

Travel support will be provided by a professional Iranian tourist guide and Claudia, aka Clamore, who in 2014 left her permenent job for a one way ticket to South-East Asia. Her travel reports around the world (especially towards East) are available on Travel Stories, her personal blog that become a touchstone for all Asia lovers, and on her ebook Clamore in Asia.

Get inspired by Claudia’s stories and her travel experiences. Discover the great opportunities that this kind of journey can offer, as well as learn how to find the courage to change your life successfully.

Claudia organized an inspirational and emotional itinerary discovering the most unique and wonderful treasures of Ancient Persia. Are you ready to go?

 

 

Where

[see all details in “activities” section]
DAY 1 – Arrival in Teheran

DAY 2 – Teheran tour and flight to Shiraz

DAY 3 – Shiraz tour

DAY 4 – Persepolis and surroundings

DAY 5 – Yazd and the sacred place of Zoroastrianism

DAY 6 – Yazd and Isfahan architecture

DAY 7 – Isfahan, the “half of the world”

DAY 8 – Isfahan and surroundings

DAY 9 – Traditional villages and Kashan oasis

DAY 10 – Back to Italy from Teheran

Who it is intended for

This inspirational journey is addressed to those who want to explore Iran and its archaeological and architectural treasures, experiencing personally its extraordinary culture and feeling the warmth of its people. The perfect trip for those who love exotic an unusual destination and want to discover the real spirit of a place and its community.

Claudia will guide and inspire you
to the exploration of your inner self through a spiritual and emotional travel, that encourages also your personal growth. Her travel experience shows that is possible to travel alone (especially if you are a woman or a group of women) and how is satisfying.

An extraordinary travel experience through a fascinating and mysterious country with an amazing historical and cultural heritage, cloaked in mystery and fascination.

Activities

 

Day 1: Teheran
Arrival in Teheran, transfer to the hotel and overnight

Day 2: Teheran – Shiraz
Breakfast in Teheran and one day excursion with the tourist guide. We will visit Golestan Palace which is the historical residence of Qajar Royal Dynasty and the most ancient city monument (UNESCO World Heritage); the National Museum with archaeological evidences from the VI Millennium B.C. to the Islam period; the Glass and Pottery Museum, Carpets and Jewels Museum. Flight to Shiraz, transfer to the hotel and overnight.

Day 3: Shiraz
Full day city tour of Shiraz, the Iranian capital city during the Zand dynasty, visiting the wonderful Eram Garden (UNESCO World Heritage) called the “Paradise Garden”; the historical Complex of Zandieh with his beautiful fortress; Pars Garden (external view), the bazaar, the hammam (Anthropology Museum), Nasir-o-Molk Mosque and the Naranjestan Garden, Hafez & Sa’di Mausoleum. Overnight in Shiraz.

Day 4: Shiraz – Yazd (480 km)
Transfer to Yazd. On the way stop in Persepolis (UNESCO World Heritage) that become capital city in 524 b.C.; Naqsh-e-Rostam a necropolis far 12km from Persepolis which preserved the rock tombs of the great kings Achaemenid, Pasargad (UNESCO World Heritage) centre of the first Persian Empire during the reign of Ciro the Great who has also been buried there. Quick stop under the shadow of the most ancient tree of Iran (4.000 years) in Abarkouh. Overnight in Yazd.

Day 5: Yazd
Full day city tour of Yazd visiting the Silence Towers, where people used to lay dead bodies and left them to decay; the Atash-Kaden (Fire Temple), sacred place for Zoroastrianism Religion, the Friday Mosque with the tallest minarets of Iran; the ancient district of Fahadan, Dolat Abat Garden, Yazd bazaar, Water Museum, Mir Chaqmaq & Tekiyeh Square. Overnight in Yazd.

Day 6: Yazd – Isfahan (320 km)
Transfer to Isfahan, on the way visit to the Narein Castle, about 2.000 years ago; Mail Museum, the Caravanserai, the Ice-house, Meibod Pigeons House, the House Pirnia (XVII century) and Friday Mosque. Overnight in Isfahan.

Day 7: Isfahan
Full day city tour of Isfahan, visiting the Jameh Mosque (UNESCO World Heritage); Chechel Sotoun Palace with his amazing Persian garden (UNESCO World Heritage); Naqsh-e-Jahan Square, one of the biggest square in the world (UNESCO World Heritage); Ali Qapu Palace residence of Scià Family; Sheik Lotfollah Mosque, Immam Mosque and the historical Gran Bazar Market. Overnight in Isfahan.

Day 8: Isfahan
Full day city tour of Isfahan to visit Armenian Vank Cathedral, the heart of Armenian Apostolic Church in Iran; the Hasht Behesht Pavillion (Eight Paradises), architectural beauty of the Safavid court; Khaju and Siosepol Bridge. Overnight in Isfahan.

Day 9: Isfahan –Teheran (450 km)
Transfer to Teheran, along the way visit of the Village of Abyaneh, one of the oldest and most traditional villages of the whole country, and 3 monuments in Kashan: Fin’s Garden, Tabātabāei House, a traditional habitation of end ‘800 become a museum, and the Theology school of Agha Bozorg. Overnight in Teheran.

Day 10: Transfer to the airport and return to Italy.

What is included

IMPORTANT: Read carefully all the following information


TRIP FEE
The trip fee is per person and includes:

  • Return flight Italy/Teheran_flight fee must be confirmed. Departures are allowed from the main Italian airports
  • Full board
  • Accommodation in a double room in a standard hotel category (3 stars). Detailed information will be provided upon request and at the time of booking (additional fee for single room).
  • Cancellation and medical insurance are mandatory for obtaining Iran visa
  • Iran visa
  • Support during the trip and assistance on arrival and departure
  • Tour leader and local professional guide during the whole journey
  • Transfer from and to all the airports
  • Internal transportations by private bus with a/c
  • Internal flight Teheran-Shiraz
  • Entrance tickets for all museums
  • Water, tea and coffee for all daily tours
  • Local handmade gift
  • All taxes

FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Events of force majeur (unforeseeable) that might cause extra costs during the tour due, for example, to schedule changes for weather conditions
  • Expenses caused by route modification
  • Personal expenses as laundry, phone calls, fax, internet and room service
  • Tips for tourist guide and driver
  • Cost related to the recovery of your visa at the Iranian diplomatic centers

NB: Iran Consulate does not distribute visas on passports with Israeli stamp


PAYMENT INFORMATION

DEPOSIT of 50% by 04/19/2017 > € 1.475,00

BALANCE of 50% by 05/05/2017 > € 1.475,00

ATTENTION: Payment must be done by bank transfer

IBAN IT09T0538702416000002331890

Inspirational Travel Company
Via verdi 76 – 40053 Loc. Crespellano Valsamoggia
C.F. e P.IVA 03469271203

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For any additional information write to [email protected] or call the 339/8715130

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