“See You in Iran tours” are interactive sociocultural outings. We try to create an atmosphere to connect our guests and locals.
|Number ticket limits: 1-15||Tour Duration: 14 Days and 13 Nights|
|Tour Services Type: B&B Economy||Tour Difficulty: 3 out of 10|
|Tour Destinations: Central, Northern and southern Khorasan provinces- Semnan province||Tour Best season: September until June|
Greater Khorasan is a historical region lying in northeast of Greater Iran, including parts of Central Asia and Afghanistan which leads to powerful dynasties and historical events impressed the whole culture of its territory. Greater Khorasan is today used to distinguish the larger historical region from the modern Khorasan Provinces of Iran, which roughly encompassed the western half of the historical Greater Khorasan. The region has a glorious history behind all amazing architecture and arts which are affected by strong climate and nature. This tour fits you if you are interested in Architecture and culture with taste of different natural landscapes.
The name of Khorasan used to distinguish the eastern parts of Iran plateau which means Sunrise or land of the Sun.
Various geographical effects like dry deserts, high mountains, green planes and fertile earth, cause deep cultural specifications. The region used to host the important parts of silk road and communication corridor of three continents of Asia, Europe and Africa, caused many cultural exchanges. Parthian empire (247 BC – 224 AC), Mongols and Turkic attacks and governors, have made different wars, historical events and opportunities.
Different types of remained art and glorious architecture are signs of the respectful history and greatness of Khorasan.
Persian poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic; Mevlana/Mawlawi (1207-1273 AC), the mathematician, astronomer and Persian poet; Omer Khayyam (1048-1131 AC), Iran’s greatest living maestro of Persian classical music; Mohammad Shajarian, and many other well-known people, are grown up in this mysterious land.
This tour fits you if you are interested in Architecture and culture with taste of different natural landscapes.
|1||Welcome to Sunrise|
|The glorious holy shrine of Imam Reza.|
Museum of the shrine.
Hosts different peaceful tribes.
Mofakham palace and ethnology museum of north Khorasan.
Hiking in Baba-Aman protected area to visit gazelles and mouflons.
|3* hotel or Traditional guesthouse|
|3||Esfarayen||Feeling the real life of Kurdish people of northern Khorasan.|
Local fabrics workshops.
Kurdish music and dance (due to the possibility of time and season).
Land of turquoise
|The biggest turquoise mine of Iran.|
Khayyam tomb, famous Persian poet.
Attar tomb, the great Iranian mystic and poet.
Shah Abbasi Caravanserai of silk road.
|Traditional guesthouse or local house.|
|5||Khaf||Khargerd historical mosque and school.|
Folk music of central Khorasan (due to the possibility of time and season).
|6||Motherland of saffron|
|The ancient windmills of Nashtifan.|
Jame mosque of Qaen.
Kooh castle, the defensive castle of Assassins.
Saffron fields and Barberry gardens (available during October and November, it is possible to participate to harvest saffron flowers based on your request, please ask for more information).
|Traditional guesthouse in Qaen of Forg citadel|
|7||Birjand||Akbariyeh Persian garden*|
Ethnology museum of south Khorasan.
Zurkhaneh, the Iranian ancient Gymnasium based on live drum music.
Old bazar of Birjand.
|8||Real dreamy oasis|
|Khusf historical village.|
Nayband oasis next to Lut desert.
Dige Rostam hot spring.
Zardgah hot spring.
|9||Life is back|
|The historical renovated village.|
|10||Tabas||Ancient Korit Dam.|
Morteza Ali canyon and hot spring.
Ezmighan historical village.
|Traditional guesthouse or Nomadic guesthouse|
|11||Ferdows(heaven)||Kale Jenni canyon.|
Mostofi historical house.
Ferdows hot spring complex.
|Traditional guesthouse or Hotel|
|12||Gonabad||Riyab historical renovated village.|
Ancient Iranian watering system; Qanats*.
Historical mosque and school.
Ancient water mills of Kakhk.
|13||Qale-Bala||Historical village of Qale-bala neighboring Turan national park.||Traditional guesthouse|
|14||Tehran||Turan national park (possibility to see Persian onager, mouflons, birds by chance and main residence of Iranian cheetah).|
Jame mosque of Damghan.
Caravanserai of silk road.
All sites with * sign are submitted in UNESCO world heritage.
- All transfers and transportation
- Professional licensed guides and drivers (Guide assistant for 15 pax and more)
- All accommodation (B.B)
- Local flight
- Refreshment (2 bottles of water + fruits)
- Visa authorization code processing fee
Services Not Included:
- Entrance fees
- Food meals
- International flights
- Visa fee
- Travel insurance
- Tips to local guides and drivers
- The priority in sightseeing may be changed due to the time of your arrival, preference of your guide and also official and unofficial holidays of some museums
- Hotel check-in time generally is at 2:00 PM. According to your arrival time, if you need an early check-in you must book an extra day.
Tour Short Description:
- The price includes double and twin rooms in Hotels. Single rooms cost an extra fee.
- Private or single rooms are not available in the traditional local house. Sleeping equipment is traditional, comfortable Mattresses and Blankets. No Bed!
2 bottles of water + fruits.
- Vegetarian dishes are also possible upon request
- The number of meals depending on your arrival and departure time may be changed.
- Private car for 2-3 pax. Suitable minibus for bigger groups.
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