17-day Iran tour Persia Paradise – Shiraz to Tehran with Persian Gulf

17 Days

Embark on an enchanting 17-day expedition through the heart of Iran, where every moment is a brushstroke on the canvas of history and nature. Our “Persia Paradise” tour is a carefully curated adventure that offers a delightful blend of Iran’s most iconic attractions and hidden gems. Immerse yourself in the captivating allure of this ancient land, where the echoes of the past harmonize with the vibrant pulse of the present.

17-day Iran Itinerary

  • Day 1 » Evening Arrival to Shiraz » Airport Meet & Great » Transfer to hotel
  • Day 2 » Shiraz morning city tour » Persepolis » Naqsh-e Rostam » Pasargad » Shiraz
  • Day 3 » Shiraz » Drive to Bandar-e Abbas via Jahrom » Boat to Qeshm island
  • Day 4 » Hengam Island morning boat tour » Qeshm Island tour » Qeshm
  • Day 5 » Qeshm » Hormuz Island » Boat to Bandar-e Abbas » Minab
  • Day 6 » Minab market » Drive to Bam
  • Day 7 » Bam morning city tour » Kaluts desert » Shur salt river » Shahdad Camp
  • Day 8 » Shahdad » Kerman morning city tour » Rafsanjan
  • Day 9 » Rafsanjan » Meymand rock village » Saryazd Castle » Yazd
  • Day 10 » Yazd full-day city tour
  • Day 11 » Yazd » Meybod » Chak-Chak » Kharanaq
  • Day 12 » Kharanaq » Isfahan
  • Day 13 » Isfahan full-day city tour
  • Day 14 » Isfahan » Abyaneh » Kashan
  • Day 15 » Kashan city tour » Afternoon 4WD Maranjab Desert Safari » Kashan
  • Day 16 » Kashan » Nushabad Underground City » Qom holy city » Tehran
  • Day 17 » Tehran full-day city tour – Airport transfer in the evening

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Iran Tour 2024: Persia Paradise » Shiraz to Tehran + Qeshm
17-day Iran tour Persia Paradise – Shiraz to Tehran with Persian Gulf IRAN TOUR

Persia Paradise 17-day Private Tour thru Deserts, Cities, Mountains, Islands, Salt Lakes. Visa on Arrival, Airport Transfers, Guides, Hotels, Transport, Driver.


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17-day Iran itinerary

Welcome to Shiraz, the city of poets, gardens, and rich cultural heritage! Upon your evening arrival at the airport, our friendly team will warmly greet you and provide a seamless transfer to your hotel. Rest and prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey.

11 km / 20 minutes

Begin your day with a captivating morning city tour of Shiraz. Discover the grand Vakil Complex, including the Vakil Mosque and Vakil Bazaar, where the echoes of ancient merchants still resonate. Stroll through the peaceful Eram Garden, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and be charmed by its Persian Paradise design.

Then, travel back in time to the glorious days of the Achaemenid Empire as you visit Persepolis, a monumental ceremonial complex built by Darius the Great in 518 BC. Marvel at the intricate stone carvings and imposing columns, a testament to the empire’s opulence and power.

Next, explore Naqsh-e Rostam, the necropolis of Persian kings. Admire the rock-cut tombs of Darius the Great and his successors, a tribute to their reign and everlasting legacy. Conclude the day with a visit to Pasargad, the first capital of the Achaemenid Empire, where you’ll encounter the tomb of Cyrus the Great, the founder of the Persian Empire, dating back to the 6th century BC.

304 km / 4.4 hours
Breakfast, Dinner

Today, we depart Shiraz and journey to Bandar-e Abbas, a scenic drive that offers a glimpse of rural Iran as we pass through the charming town of Jahrom. Upon arrival in Bandar-e Abbas, we embark on a boat ride to the enchanting Qeshm Island, the largest island in the Persian Gulf.

632 km / 10 hours
Breakfast, Dinner

Delight in a morning boat tour to the picturesque Hengam Island, where you’ll witness playful dolphins and explore its captivating shores. Back on Qeshm Island, prepare to be enchanted by its unique geological formations, such as the Chahkooh Canyon and the mesmerizing Valley of the Stars, formed over millions of years.

120 km / 2 hours
Breakfast, Dinner

Today, we set sail to the vibrant Hormuz Island, an ancient trading hub and center of commerce. Marvel at the island’s colorful soil, vibrant beaches, and the renowned Portuguese Castle, a testament to its historical significance. Afterward, we take a boat back to Bandar-e Abbas and proceed to the delightful town of Minab.

199 km / 6 hours
Breakfast, Dinner

379 km / 5.3 hours
Breakfast, Dinner

Embark on a captivating morning city tour of Bam, exploring the UNESCO-listed Bam Citadel, a unique adobe structure dating back over 2,000 years. Then, venture into the Kaluts Desert, an otherworldly landscape of sandstone formations shaped by wind and time. Behold the surreal beauty of the Shur Salt River before concluding the day with a magical night at Shahdad Camp.

Breakfast, Dinner

In Shahdad, immerse yourself in the captivating desert scenery and visit the famous Shahdad Kaluts, the tallest sand structures on Earth. Then, we journey to Kerman, where a morning city tour will unveil the city’s historical treasures, such as the Ganjali Khan Complex and the Jame Mosque. Next, we head to the charming town of Rafsanjan, renowned for its pistachio orchards.

Breakfast, Dinner

Travel to the ancient Meymand Rock Village, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, inhabited for over 3,000 years. Marvel at the unique troglodyte homes carved into the mountainside, preserving the rich history of the region. Visit the imposing Saryazd Castle before reaching Yazd, a city known for its distinctive wind towers and Zoroastrian heritage.

447 km / 6 hours
Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a full day to explore Yazd, known as the “City of Windcatchers” and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wander through the labyrinthine alleys of the Old Town, visit the stunning Jame Mosque, and discover the Fire Temple, a place of worship for Zoroastrians.

Breakfast, Dinner

Embark on an enchanting journey to the ancient town of Meybod, where you’ll encounter historical treasures like the Narin Castle and the ancient caravanserai. Pay a spiritual visit to the Chak-Chak Fire Temple, a sacred pilgrimage site for Zoroastrians. Then, venture to the captivating village of Kharanaq, where time seems to stand still.

160 km / 3 hours
Breakfast, Dinner

Bid farewell to Kharanaq and continue your journey to the magnificent city of Isfahan, renowned for its stunning Islamic architecture and historical significance.

358 km / 4.4 hours
Breakfast, Dinner

Prepare for an unforgettable day in Isfahan, where you’ll explore the UNESCO-listed Naqsh-e Jahan Square, one of the world’s largest squares. Marvel at the stunning Imam Mosque and Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, architectural marvels that embody the city’s golden age.

Breakfast, Dinner

Embark on a scenic drive to Abyaneh, a village frozen in time, known for its red mud-brick houses and traditional way of life. Witness the enduring charm of this unique village before concluding the day in the enchanting city of Kashan.

276 km / 4 hours
Breakfast, Dinner

In Kashan, discover the beauty of historical sites like the Fin Garden and the ancient Tabatabaei House. Then, brace yourself for an exhilarating 4×4 safari in the captivating Maranjab Desert. Enjoy a memorable dinner in the desert before spending the night under a starry sky.

199 km / 3.4 hours
Breakfast, Dinner

Unearth the mysteries of the ancient Nushabad Underground City, with tunnels dating back 1,500 years. Then, pay a visit to the revered Qom Holy City, a significant pilgrimage destination for Muslims. Finally, arrive in Tehran, the bustling capital of Iran.

271 km / 4 hours
Breakfast, Dinner

Conclude your extraordinary journey with a full-day tour of Tehran’s vibrant landmarks, including the Golestan Palace and the National Museum of Iran, showcasing the nation’s history and culture. In the evening, we bid you farewell with an airport transfer, carrying cherished memories of your “Persia Paradise” adventure.

60 km / 1.3 hours
Breakfast, Dinner
  • This is a private Iran tour package.
  • Iran is a very safe country to visit.
  • Most countries can get an Iran visa on arrival.
  • Visa on arrival differs by nationality, usually costing 54 to 80 $.
  • Your passport must be valid for at least six months.
  • Iran no longer stamps or puts stickers on foreign tourists’ passports to ease their concerns about traveling to other countries after leaving Iran.
  • Iran tours for Americans are possible, and we can arrange that.
  • Citizens of Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America have to apply for the visa reference number for visa on arrival 3 months in advance.
  • Are you Jewish? There are 10,000 Jewish living in Iran. It’s OK if you’re Jewish.
  • Citizens of Israel (Jewish, Muslim, and Christian) are banned from entry to Iran.
  • Admission is refused to holders of passports or travel documents containing an Israeli visa or stamp or any data showing that the visitor has been to Israel or indication of any connection with the state of Israel.
  • Istanbul has a direct flight to Tehran every day and to Shiraz every second day with Turkish Airlines. Price varies from 380 to 540 $ round-trip. You can reach Istanbul from almost all capitals in the world.
  • Upon landing, women must wear a light headscarf covering part of the hair.
  • You can combine this trip with our Lebanon tour packages or Syria tour packages. We were in Iran preparing this trip for you. Our destination manager was in Iran recently preparing this tour, so you can safely enjoy your holidays in Iran. This way, we know what to expect and ensure the best service with reliable, updated information.


  • Multi-day private tour in Iran.
  • Airport visa on arrival (Voa) reference number.
  • Meet and greet with airport pick up and drop off.
  • Iranian travel and medical insurance.
  • Hotel transfers, private transportation, driver included.
  • 3-star, 4-star, and 5-star half-board tour packages.
  • Get the price You want! personalize your trip with extras, upgrades and downgrades.
  • We are a certified tour operator to Iran with license No. 27d/20.
  • English, French, German, or Spanish Speaking guides.
  • Customer service and reservations with 24/7 assistance.
  • Secure online bookings with choice of payment in full or 50% deposit.


  • 17 days in Iran.
  • Iranian visa application and reference nº for VOA, skip the line at the airport.
  • Iranian travel insurance (mandatory at the airport).
  • Meet and greet at the airport and private transfer to your hotel.
  • Boat from Bandar-e Abbas to Qeshm Island (round-trip).
  • Boat excursion from Qeshm Island to Hengam Island (round-trip).
  • Boat from Qeshm Island to Hormuz Island (round-trip).
  • All accommodation in 3-star hotels (upgrade to 4-star and 5-star optional and available).
  • Half-board tour package (breakfast and dinner).
  • English, French, German, or Spanish speaking guide.
  • Admission fees to museums and monuments.

Not included

  • International flights.
  • Visa on arrival (price varies on nationality).
  • Lunches.
  • International travel insurance (check our insurance options).
  • Drinks, personal expenses.
  • All not mentioned as “included”.

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17-day Iran tour Persia Paradise – Shiraz to Tehran with Persian Gulf
Group Discount Available
From $1,623
/ Adult
  • Shiraz
  • Tehran
  • 3-star, 4-star, and 5-star Hotels Available
  • Included
  • SUV or car
  • Meet & Great
  • Shiraz, Persepolis, Naqsh-e Rostam, Pasargadae, Kashan, Qeshm Island, Hengam Island, Hormuz Island, Bam, Kalut Shahdad Desert, Kerman, Meymand, Saryazd, Yazd, Meybod, Chak-Chak, Kharanaq, Isfahan, Abyaneh, Kashan, Maranjab Desert, Nushabad, Qom, Tehran
  • Included
  • Breakfast and Dinner

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