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Iran Cycling Tour is one of our highly recommended and special interest tour packages which makes Iran’s Culture, Civilization, History, and People more tangible and unforgettable.
Glolestan Palace, Iran National Museum and Tehran’s Bazaar.
Arrive at IKA International Airport, we will meet you, and transfer you to your hotel. You will have time to rest and relax before our morning tour of Tehran begins. To avoid heavy traffic, taking the subway is the best way to visit Tehran. We take the subway and charter taxis so that we make most of the day and visit as many sites as possible.
As a result, we will have a much better chance to get more acquainted with Iranian people. We leave the hotel at 9:30 for a trip to the Iran National Museum; here we will get a chance to see a variety of Persian Civilizations and cultures during different ages and become familiar with Iranian history.
Then, we pay a visit to Golestan Palace. Golestan Palace is a masterpiece of the Qajar era(19th-century), embodying the successful integration of earlier Persian crafts and architecture with Western influences.
The walled Palace, one of the oldest groups of buildings in Tehran, became the seat of government of the Qajar family, which came into power in 1779 and made Tehran the capital of the country.
It was built around a garden featuring pools as well as planted areas, the Palace’s most characteristic features and rich ornaments date from the 19th century. It became a center of Qajar arts and architecture of which it is an outstanding example and has remained a source of inspiration for Iranian artists and architects to this day. It represents a new style incorporating traditional Persian arts and crafts and elements of 18th-century architecture and technology. Then, we will visit one of the biggest Bazaars of Iran in Tehran and enjoy the atmosphere of this amazing bazaar. Overnight in Tehran.
Excursion in the city
The Qom province is located along the western part of the desert, and a section of the Kavir (Desert) National Park is within the limits of this province.
This characteristic has created a special background in respect to the said vicinity and is important from the aspect of tourism.
Climatically, the desert region could be said to be a pleasant area for about six months in the year.
The desert sky at night can be an unforgettable sight, as well as the mysterious mirages, mounds of earth, black and white sands, crusts of salt ,and wonderful landscapes all merge to form a glorious panorama.
In addition to this, there are historical and archaeological monuments such as caravansaries, palaces or castles, water reservoirs, subterranean canals (Aqueducts) ,and pilgrimage sites that indicate the presence of human life from the past in the desert area.
A part of the northern and eastern limits of the province lies within the desert sector, running in a northwest-to- southeast direction. Its deepest part is in the latter, known as the Salt Lake.
We drive to Qom and in the afternoon visit the city. Overnight in Qom.
Tabatabai and Boroojerdi Houses and Agha bozorg Mosque.
We start cycling from Qom to Kashan in the morning.
Kashan is one of the favorite tourist destinations in Iran. It attracts a large number of tourists each year, offering them unforgettable moments.
The city hosts many events but you should know that Kashan has a 7000-year history.
We will visit Tabatabai and Boroojerdi Houses and Agha bozorg Mosque. Overnight in Kashan.
Sightseeing: Fin Garden and Dasht-e Kavir.
Visiting the traditional bathhouse and Fin garden (UNESCO site) and head to Dasht-e Kavir by bicycle.
Passing Abouzidabad desert village and visit the caravanserai. Continue cycling towards Matin Abad. Stay overnight at Matin Abad in an Eco camp.
Early morning walk in the desert and continue cycling toward the historical village of Abyaneh.
Meet and greet the villagers with special dress and explore the village. Stay Overnight in Abyaneh.
Excursion in the city and Visiting Si-o-Se Pol.
Start cycling early morning to Isfahan. Passing Natanz on the road. Mid-way drive to Isfahan. We will visit Si-o-Se Pol Bridge, and explore the city.
Stay overnight in Isfahan.
Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah’s Mosque, Bazaar and Vank Cathedral Church.
As Islamic World’s Cultural Capital, and is home to many historical attractions, Isfahan receives annually a large number of domestic and incoming tourists, especially during the New Year festival Known as Nowruz.
Isfahan has many historical monuments some of which are included in UNESCO’s world heritage list and we will show you step by step.
Today is Non-cycling day. First, you will visit Imam`s mosque and Sheikh Lotfollah mosque.
Then, to the north the expansive bazaar where we can see artisans crafting metal works you will visit the Armenian Vank cathedral church, and enjoy it.
Overnight in Isfahan.
Sightseeing : Qehi village, mosque, and underground water reservoir.
Cycling toward the desert of Varzaneh. En route a short stop in the spectacular historical village of Qehi and visit the old houses, mosque, and underground water reservoir. Continue Bicycling to Varzaneh town. Stay overnight in Varzaneh.
Meybod historical town.
Meybod is a city in Yazd province. This city has a few thousand years of history.
This city is considered to be the second urban and commercial center of Yazd province and due to its valuable historical structure, most of the city has been registered on the list of Iran’s historical monuments.
We would have short sightseeing in the desert and start cycling toward Yazd city. En route visit Meybod historical town.
Then, we drive to Yazd. Overnight in Yazd.
Amir Chakhmagh , Zoroastrian Fire Temple and Museum of Water.
Yazd city, the second biggest Mud-Brick city in the world remains from ancient times. The first Iranian city registered in the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE.
The city has acquired many titles throughout centuries: the City of World’s Wind-Catchers, The City of Bicycles, The City of Sweets, The City of Qanats, and The City of Fire and Sun.
Our tour goes on by visiting the historical districts of the city including Amir Chakhmagh Square, Zoroastrian’s Fire Temple, and The Museum of Water.
A touch of local life will be an enticing experience. Late afternoon we drive to Taft town. Overnight stay at a local house.
Villages and Landscape.
Full-day cycling tour through the mountain road. Crossing a couple of interesting villages and spectacular landscapes. Stay overnight at a local house.
The beautiful Nature of Eghlid.
Continue cycling toward the Nomadic regions of the Zagros mountain range and enjoy the landscapes. Stay overnight at a local house.
Tomb of Cyrus the Great.
Walk around Elid village and continue cycling from Eqlid toward Pasargadae, visiting the tomb of Cyrus the Great.
Then, a full-day cycling through the mountain road. Stay overnight stay at a traditional guest house.
Sightseeing : Persepolis, and Necropolis (Naghsh-e Rostam).
In the morning we drive to Shiraz. We will visit Persepolis and Necropolis. Persepolis was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire.
It was built on an immense half-artificial, half-natural terrace, where the king of kings created an impressive palace complex inspired by Mesopotamian models.
The importance and quality of the monumental ruins make it a unique archaeological site.
It seems that Darius planned this impressive complex of palaces not only as the seat of government but also, and primarily, as a showplace and a spectacular center for the receptions and festivals of the Achaemenid kings and their empire such as Nowruz (New Year, March 21st).
The next is Necropolis(Naghsh-e Rostam). Opposite Rahmat mountain, ten minutes drive to the north, proudly stands the Necropolis, the magnificent burial place of Achaemenid kings.
The site also provides seven bas-reliefs dating back to Elamite and Sassanid periods. Stay overnight in Shiraz
Iran Cycling Tour finishes today and You will depart Iran, the land of warmth and hospitality with fond memories.
Iran desert tour allows you to visit the land of stunning landscapes, endless skies, barren deserts, rugged mountains and spectacular wildlife.
Most beautiful beaches, most lovely ski resorts, starry sky of desert and highest mountain of Iran.
no 18, 1st floor, Hadi shopping center, Serah Bargh, Ghasro-Dasht Ave, Shiraz. Iran