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10 Days 9 Nights
Availability : Mar 1’ - Jun 1’ & Sep 15’ - Nov 15’
Tehran
Min Age : 12+
Max People : 28

Title:
Travel to the Land of Kurds

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Tour Details

Overview:
Travel to the Land of Kurds tour will take you to western Iran where you can discover the rich culture and history of Kurdish people while enjoying the stunning landscapes of their fascinating land. On this 10-day trip, we will wander through the maze of the bustling traditional bazaar of Tehran and explore one of the world’s longest water cave in Hamedan and the most outstanding archaeological site of Iran in Kermanshah before visiting the most sacred place of Ahl-e Haq in Kerend-e Gharb. At the end of the trip, we will take a stroll in the ancient stepped village of Howraman and get an insight of Kurdish life in Sanandaj.

Departure & Return Location

Tehran-Iran

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • Air fares
  • 3 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • Over Coat
What to Expect

Itinerary Disclaimer: Photos are not contractually binding.

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Itinerary

Day 1Arrive in Tehran and Transfer to Your Hotel

Arrive at any time, be transferred to your hotel and feel free to rest up for the adventure ahead.

Day 2Explore the old part of Tehran

Enjoy a full-day tour in the old part of the city. Begin your day by taking a walk from Topkhane square to National museum and stop visiting Sar Dar-e Baqe Melli during your walk. After exploring the national museum, enjoy visiting Abgine museum, where you can find an exciting collection of glass and ceramics housed in a beautiful Qajar-era building. After lunch, it is time to explore the old splendid monuments of the city, Golestan Palace and then feel free to take a walk around the traditional bazaar.
Walking: 6 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Taking a Walk around Tehran Grand Bazaar

Day 3Head for Hamedan and Explore Alisadr Cave En Route

Head for Hamedan via two stop visiting Alisadr Cave, one of the world’s longest water caves, and traditional pottery workshop in Lalejin. Upon arrival in Hamedan, enjoy visiting Avicenna Mausoleum, Qurban Tower and the old stone sculpture of Shir-e Sangi.
Road Transfer: 4 hrs. approx.
Walking: 2 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Learn More About Pottery in the Workshops of Lalejin

Day 4Enjoy a full-day tour of Hamedan

Enjoy a full-day tour exploring Hamedan by taking a walk from Baba Taher Mausoleum, the 12th-century green dome of Alaviyan to Hegmatane Hill. Then, head for Ganjnameh tourist resort complex via a stop visiting the 14th-century Esther and Mordecai Tomb which was once Iran’s most important Jewish pilgrimage site. After visiting the Ganjnameh ancient inscription, feel free to enjoy the entertainment complex such as Telecabin, Bungee Jumping and indoor park on your own.
Road Transfer: 1.5 hrs. approx.
Walking: 5 hrs. approx.

Day 5Head for Kermanshah via a stop visiting the historical site of Bisotun

Head for Kermanshah via two stop visiting Anahita Temple in Kangavar and the outstanding archaeological site of Bisotun dating from 521 BC. Upon arrival in Kermanshah, enjoy visiting Taq-e Boston which is a historical site with a series of large rock relief from the era of Sassanid Empire of Persia.
Road Transfer: 3 hrs. approx.
Walking: 3 hrs. approx.

Day 6Enjoy a full-day tour Outside the City

Enjoy a full-day tour outside Kermanshah visiting the stone structure of Taq-e Gara, Tomb of Abodjaneh, resting your gaze on the stunning landmark of Ezhdeha Valley and getting an insight of the sacred places of Ahl-e Haq by visiting Baba Yadegar mausoleum. Before heading back Kermanshah, we will head to Sar-e Pol zahab to visit the late-Achaemenid rock tomb of Dokan-e Daud with a small relief of a Zoroastrian priest and the 4500-year-old Anubanini relief.
Road Transfer: 6 hrs. approx.
Walking: 4 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Getting an Insight of the Sacred Places of Ahl-e Haq by Visiting Baba Yadegar mausoleum

Day 7Exploring the stunning religious buildings and heading for Marivan

Begin the day by exploring the stories behind the stunning tile-work of Tekieh moaven al-mulk and visiting the dazzling mirror-tiled of Tekieh Biglar Beigi. Then, head towards Marivan for overnight stay.
Road Transfer: 5 hrs. approx.
Walking: 2 hrs. approx

Day 8Take a stroll in the ancient stepped village of Howraman and Head for Sanandaj

Begin the day by visiting the beautiful landscape of Zarivar lake known as a lost paradise in Kurdistan. Then, head for the spectacular Howraman valley celebrated for its unique arrangement of towns and villages built along the mountain slopes of the region. Take a stroll in the ancient stepped village of Howraman and get an insight of Howrami Kurdish culture by meeting locals in Pir Shaliar Shrine. Later, travel to Sanandaj for overnight stay.
Road Transfer: 6 hrs. approx.
Walking: 3 hrs. approx.
Activity:
Enjoy watching Migratory Bird in Marivan
Enjoy riding a boat in Zarivar Lake

Day 9Enjoy a half-day tour exploring Sanandaj and Head for Tehran

Enjoy a half-day tour exploring Sanandaj originally known as Senna by visiting Asef Mansion, a Qajar building housed Kurdish life museum, khosroabad Mansion with its impressive central courtyard and traditional bazaar. Then, head towards Tehran for overnight stay.
Road Transfer: 6 hrs. approx.
Walking: 2 hrs. approx.
Activity: Taking a Stroll in Sanandaj Traditional Bazzar

Day 10End of the trip and depart from Tehran

After breakfast, check out from your hotel, be transferred to the airport and depart for the home country. If you like to extend your stay in Iran, drop us a note on your booking form and we will arrange it for you.

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