A Second Trip to Iran’s Zurkhanehs in the north and Northwest
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11 Days/ 10 Nights

Duration

11 Days/ 10 Nights

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Created by potrace 1.10, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2011

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Tour Type

A Second Trip to Iran’s Zurkhanehs in the north and Northwest

Tour Highlights

Visit all famous ancient gyms and all attractions of most significant cities of Iran.

About this Tour

Based on your taste, here are two options for the Zoorkhaneh tour. One includes the classic route, which is mostly history-oriented, and the other, is the Northwest to East route for those who are interested in nature too. Also, each has its own characteristics that differ in the type of activity, structure, and architecture.

Let me know your preference, and then we are completely ready to do our best to arrange this package as much close to what you are looking for.

Tour Include

➢  accommodation in top quality hotels.

➢ All Airport transfers

➢  Breakfast at hotels

➢ Iranian Travel Insurance

➢ Full-time Experienced and licensed speaking driver guide (8 hours daily)

➢ Licensed driver for Transfer during the whole sightseeing

Tour Exclude

➢ Lunch and dinner

➢ Expenses of personal nature

➢ Tips and portage

➢ Entrance fee

➢ Personal insurance

Itinerary

Day 1: Tabriz
As soon as you arrive in Tabriz, your friendly guide will greet you and you will transfer to the hotel to take a rest. Then you will start your Zoorkhaneh plan in Tabriz. After that, you can enjoy spending time and getting familiar with the lifestyle by exploring local neighborhoods and traditional houses showing Persian architecture. Includes the Qajar Museum which now holds a collection of artifacts from the Qajar era. Overnight in Tabriz Zurkhaneh tour
Day 2: Tabriz-Tehran
A Day in Tabriz, the garden of Eden! The daily tour of Tabriz is a well-arranged package of visiting Tabriz's highlight attractions with a knowledgeable friendly tour guide. Visiting the world's longest-roofed bazaar, Blue Mosque, Turquoise of Islam world! El Goli Park and Mansion is the only lake palace in Iran. Then for lunch, you can enjoy Tabrizien's famous cuisine, and try traditional dishes like Tabrizi Kofte, Ash Reshteh, and Tabrizi Dizi. If you are asking for my opinions, I would like to suggest you some fantastic traditional restaurants like Golestan, Tabriz, Se tar. Fly to Tehran in the evening. Overnight in Tehran
Day 3: Tehran
Spend this day in Tehran and enjoy full-day plans there. Like the previous days, first, you will have a Zurkhaneh tour. In the afternoon, you will go to visit the National Museum and after that you will walk along the 30-Tir, a lively street in Tehran's heart. The street is surrounded by historical monuments from Tehran's Qajar and Pahlavi eras. It's full of stories of Tehran and Iran's contemporary history and is quite popular among locals for its street food and cafes. It's a nice place to walk around, meet Tehranis and locals, taste street food, sip tea, drink coffee, or try a Persian herbal drink. Overnight in Tehran. Zurkhaneh tour
Day 4: Tehran
Today you will explore the Golestan Palace and then the Grand Bazar. There you will touch the city's dynamic atmosphere. By tasting traditional Persian cuisine at a local famous restaurant located there. In the afternoon you can explore local neighborhoods, engage with locals, and attend cultural events, or based on your travel date you can attend cultural events like exhibitions, and concerts because these events provide a window into the local art, music, and depth of Iranian culture and let you immerse in it. Overnight in Tehran.
Day 5: Tehran-Sari-Gorgan
Transfer to Tehran airport and fly to Sari. After arrival, you will drive to Gorgan, and visit the Caspian Sea by driving to Bandar Turkman (a very close port to Gorgan city). Overnight in Gorgan
Day 6: Gorgan
Spend a full day in Gorgan. On this day, after having your zoorkhaneh tour you can explore the stunning natural attractions in Gorgan, such as the Nahar Khoran forest, renowned for its ancient trees and diverse wildlife. Overnight in Gorgan Zurkhaneh tour
Day 7: Gorgan-Sari-Mashhad
Spend half a day in Gorgan, in Golestan National Park which is a UNESCO Biosphere. It offers a wonderful landscape and a great place for nature and adventure lovers. In the afternoon you will drive to Sari to fly to Mashhad. Overnight in Mashhad.
Day 8: Mashhad
We arrive in Mashhad one of the three holy cities of Iran. Mashhad, which means "place of martyrdom", owes its fame to the shrine of Imam Reza. Today we will visit the Mausoleum of Imam Reza and the surrounding buildings such as Gohar Shad Mosque, dating back to the fifteenth century, embellished with a blue-tiled façade and a turquoise dome. Then we will go to Toos, a place inextricably linked to the Persian poet of the eleventh century Ferdowsi, beloved and venerated author of the Persian epic Shahnameh (The Book of Kings). We will visit Ferdowsi Tomb and two galleries which surrounded by a garden. And then we will visit Haruniyeh dome. Return to Mashhad. Finally in the evening you will have Zoorkhaneh tour. Overnight in Mashhad. Zurkhaneh tour
Day 9: Mashhad
Today we have an excursion to Neyshabour. The city was founded around the 3rd century AD and during the Seljuk period it was a flourishing literary, artistic and academic center. First, we will go to visit the most famous eclectic poet Omar Khayyam Tomb. Visit his tomb, a simple building dating back to the 1970s, surrounded by a garden and also a gallery from his instruments. Then we have time to walk in turquoise Bazar. Then visit the tombs of Attar and Kamal –ol Molk. Return to Mashhad. Overnight in Mashhad
Day10: Mashhad-Tehran
Based on your flight time, you will have a half-day tour. Then you will fly to Tehran and overnight there.
Day 11: Tehran-Depart
Transfer to the airport to get back home.

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