Iran Highlights Tour

Tour itinerary can be seen below.

1 Arrival and Tour of Tehran

Arrive in Tehran airport around midnight and meet your guide in arrivals before transferring to your hotel where you will have a few hours rest before a tour of Tehran. In the late afternoon we depart for Kashan where we will stay overnight.

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2 Tour of Kashan

After breakfast we will take a tour of Kashan, visiting the Fin Garden, Abbasian House, Bazaar and Soltan Hammam. After the tour we drive on to Esfahan where we will stay for the next two nights.

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3 Tour of Esfahan

Today we take a full day tour of Esfahan, visiting the UNESCO site of Imam Square, Ali Qapu palace and Imam Mosque.

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4 Half day Tour & Yazd

Today we will take a half day tour of Esfahan, where we will visit Chehel Sotun palace, the ancient bazaar, Sio Se Pol Bridge, Khaju Bridge and Jame mosque. In the afternoon we head to Yazd.

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5 Tour of Yazd

After breakfast we start our tour of Yazd. The city is over 5000 years old and is the centre of Zoroastrian culture and also one of Iran's most architecturally unique cities. We will visit Amir Chakhmaq complex, water museum, Jame mosque, Old district, Dolat Abad garden and Zoroastrian fire temple.

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6 Depart for Shiraz

A further tour of Yazd in the morning before departing for Shiraz in the afternoon.

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7 Persepolis

After breakfast we visit the ancient city of Persepolis; a UNESCO world heritage site. Persepolis was the capital of the Persian Empire during the Achemaenian era. The vast site covers over 125,000 square metres and are composed of reception halls, private palaces, royal treasury and fortifications. We then continue onto Naghsh-e-Rostam, the Achaemenian Royal Necropolis where we can see the remains of Achaemenian palaces and edifices. Return to Shiraz in the afternoon for a tour of the city.

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8 Tour Ends

Complete our tour of Shiraz, visiting Pink Mosque, Holy Shrine of Shah Cheragh, Karim Khan Citadel, Eram Garden and Narenjestan House. Here the tour ends. Either depart home from Shiraz or we can help to arrange you a domestic flight back to Tehran (approx £65).

Please note:

Please note that there are currently visa restrictions in place for UK , US and Canadian citizens. We require you to submit your documents to us 4 months in advance to ensure time to obtain your visa authorisations. There are also travel restrictions in place for UK , US and Canadian citizens, being required to be accompanied by a guide at all times, which means there is no flexibility on the itinerary.

Also, due to sanctions we are not able to take payments for Iran through our accounts.


  • - Visa authorisation code and support
  • - Airport transfers*
  • - 3 star & traditional twin or double hotel accommodation
  • - All transport
  • - Local English speaking tour guide
  • - All breakfasts
  • - All entry fees
  • - Accompanied by Lupine tour leader
  • - International flights
  • - Visa fee at embassy (prices depend on nationality)
  • - Tips for guide
  • - Meals (about £20 per day)
  • - Domestic flights if flying back to Tehran (approx £65 - we will help you to reserve this and you will pay for it on arrival)
  • - Optional single supplement of £190
  • * arrival transfer is provided for those arriving on flights around 1:00am (Turkish and Pegasus both usually have flights arriving around this time). For those who would like to arrive at another time, there will be a transfer surcharge.
  • Tour Price: £849
  • Deposit: £250
  • Single Room Supplement: £190
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