Iran: from Ancient Persia to the Islamic Republic

LOCATION: Iran
TRIP LEADERS: Nicole Smoot
DIFFICULTY: moderate
DATES: May 24 - June 3 (11 days)
PRICE: $2,900 USD

 
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TRIP DETAILS

Coming soon. 

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the young, modern face of Iran by hanging our with some local Instagrammers in Tehran. 
  • Dive into Tehran's art scene and nightlife. 
  • Wander around the bazaars and stunning architecture at the Royal Square in Isfahan. 
  • Tour the ancient ruins of Persepolis outside of Shiraz. 
  • Venture off into the deserts around Kerman in south central Iran to observe bizarre rock formations.
  • Experience traditional Iranian bathhouses in Yadz. 
  • Meet sufis (Islamic mystics) in Kerman while they pay homage to their Sufi master Shah Nematollah Valiin at his shrine. 
  • Visit a Zoroastrian fire temple and towers of silence in Yazd. 
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ITINERARY

DAY 1 :: THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018 :: ARRIVE IN TEHRAN

Arrivals in Tehran throughout the day. 


DAY 2 :: FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2018 :: TEHRAN

Coming soon.


DAY 3 :: SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2018 :: TEHRAN - SHIRAZ

Coming soon.

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DAY 4 :: SUNDAY, MAY 27, 2018 :: SHIRAZ - PERSEPOLIS - KERMAN

Coming soon.


DAY 5 :: MONDAY, MAY 28, 2018 :: KERMAN - KALUT SHAHDAD DESERT - KERMAN

Coming soon.


DAY 6 :: TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2018 :: KERMAN - YAZD

Coming soon.

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DAY 7 :: WEDNESDAY, MAY 30, 2018 :: YAZD

Coming soon.


DAY 8 :: THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018 :: YAZD - ISFAHAN

Coming soon.


DAY 9 :: FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2018 :: ISFAHAN

Coming soon.

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DAY 10 :: SATURDAY, JUNE 2, 2018 :: ISFAHAN - QOM - TEHRAN

Coming soon.

DAY 10 :: SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2018 :: DEPART FROM TEHRAN

Coming soon.

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READY TO JOIN?

LOCATION: Iran
TRIP LEADERS: Nicole Smoot
DIFFICULTY: easy

DATES: May 24 - June 3 (11 days)
STARTING IN: Tehran, Iran
ENDING IN: Tehran, Iran

PRICE: $2,900 USD
INCLUDING: all ground costs, transportation, accommodation, guides, domestic airfare, visa invitation, and food.
NOT INCLUDING: international airfare, travel and medical insurance, visa fees. 

 

ESSENTIALS

LOCATION: Iran
TRIP LEADERS: Nicole Smoot
DIFFICULTY: easy

DATES: May 24 - June 3 (11 days)
STARTING IN: Tehran, Iran
ENDING IN: Tehran, Iran

PRICE: $2,900 USD
INCLUDING: all ground costs, transportation, accommodation, guides, domestic airfare, visa invitation, and food.
NOT INCLUDING: international airfare, travel and medical insurance, visa fees. 


TRIP LEADER

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NICOLE SMOOT
Adventures of Lil Nicki

Nicole is an Alaska native and hard core, no bullshit adventure traveller. She spends her days venturing to some of the most inaccessible corners of the planet, from Antarctica to Tajikistan to Yemen. From the floors of bus stations in random countries that end with "stan" to five star resorts, Nicole does it all. She started her adventure travel blog in 2015 and spends much of her time growing her content.