Feel the nomad lifestyle for yourself. Experience the daily routine of a Ghashghaei Nomad family, such as shepherding, gathering and cutting wood, baking local bread, milking fluffy sheep and goats, and making fire for baking delicious Ghashghaei bread. Spend the night with the Ghashghaei family to hear their folklore stories.
Nomad & Cultural Tour
Duration: Days 10 / Nights 9
City: Tehran – Shiraz – Firuzabad – Yazd – Isfahan – Kashan
Arrival at Tehran airport, transfer to Hotel O/N Tehran.
Tehran city tour, including stops at the Archeological Museum, Golestan Palace, and the Carpet Museum Evening flight to Shiraz, transfer to hotel. O/N Shiraz
In the morning, drive to Firuzabad and visit the Sassanid Palace.
Then we go to see the nomads of Ghashghaie. They’re the most generous people who protect their traditions as old as time. At night we will stay in a full-facilitated camp beside their black tents. O/N Black Tent
This is a day to immerse yourself in nomadic life. Get up early in the morning to the voice of shepherds taking the cattle for grazing. Enjoy a traditional nomadic breakfast and learn about their simple way of life in the afternoon on the drive back to Shiraz. O/N Shiraz.
We will visit Eram Garden, Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, Hafez & Sa’di mausoleum, Vakil complex, and the most astonishing mirror decoration of Aliebnehamze Holy Shrine, O/N Shiraz.
Drive to Yazd; en route we will visit Quran Gate, Perspolis (a castle made by free workers, not slaves in 500 BC), Necropol (tombs of Achamenian kings) and Pasargad, the tomb of Cyrus the Great, which was the Achamenian center. O/N Yazd.
A city tour of Yazd to see the Towers of Silence, Fire Temple, Friday Mosque, and the old part of the city. Then transfer to Isfahan, O/N Isfahan.
Full-day city tour of Vank Cathedral, Sio-se-Pol and Khajou bridges, Chehel-Sotoun Palace, Friday Mosque and Ali Qapu palace, Sheikh Lotfollah and Imam Mosque, Maidan-e-Naghsh-e-Jahan, and bazaar. O/N Isfahan.
Drive to Abyane, an ancient and fascinating village with its colorfully dressed inhabitants and mud-brick houses, where little has changed for several centuries. En route, we will visit Natanz Friday Mosque. O/N Kashan.
We will visit the Fin Garden complex in Kashan and the Hazrate Masumeh shrine in Qom, then transfer to Tehran IKA airport for your return flight and home country.