9 Days 8 Nights
Shocking Iran tour package from Hong Kong, visit Iran must-see attractions and experience Persian culture only in 9 days. This perfect road trip of classic travel destinations is combined with distinctive joyful adventurous and nature excursions and it is the top selection of Hong Kong travelers.
Iran Visa for Hong Kong Passport Holders:
Iran visa for Hongkong Administrative Passport holders is not required. People of Hongkong are allowed to stay in Iran for 21 days per entry.
Iran Visa for Multi-National Hong Kongers:
Dual passport holders will need to travel to Iran with their valid Hong Kong passport; otherwise, their visa status relies on the passport they are holding through the Iran tour.
Best Flight to Iran from Hong Kong:
Qatar airways hold the best connection flights from Hongkong to Tehran, the price is reasonable, timing is pretty good and the service is amazing!
We give the best ticket offers Hongkong – Tehran for groups, check out more information with our travel consultant.
After the long flight from Hong Kong to Tehran, at IKA airport, your guide will meet and greet you at the gate. Then you’re invited to have a delicious Persian breakfast in an old café-house. Zee café-hostel and Atlasi mansion are two old houses, very cozy and beautiful, where you can have a tasty breakfast and cheer up for your Tehran tour.
The first place to visit is the main hall of Golestan complex, an amazing palace with more than 440 years history, mesmerizing ornaments and decoration. In 2013 Golestan Palace was selected as a UNESCO world heritage site.
Walking to Tehran Grand bazaar and visiting the Persian Carpet section and having lunch in the famous Moslem restaurant. Then we will visit Iran treasury of National jewels! There we can see a collection of different royal jewelry, crowns, weapons, and even the biggest pink diamond in the world, the Daria- e Noor! (National Jewelry Museum is only open from Saturday to Tuesday 14:00 -16:30, in case you couldn’t visit in this time, another visit will be suggested to you)
Check-in at the hotel and have a short rest, then we have a night tour of the famous towers of Tehran, Azadi Tower, and Milad tower!
Based on your interest, you can relax in a nice cafeteria and smoke hookah.
Overnight in Tehran
Waking up in Tehran and enjoy breakfast at the Hotel. Today we will fly Tehran to Shiraz, but before leaving Tehran, we visit the Green and White palace, the Pahlavi mansions in Saadabad Complex. Also, we visit the royal car museum there! Visiting Rollsroyce gallery, Benz gallery, and Motorcycles belonging to the Pahlavi Royal family.
Having lunch in a splendor restaurant and then Tehran to Shiraz flight takes about 4 hours including the formalities.
Landing in Shiraz and you’ll have a panorama drive around the city, also visiting the Tomb of the famous Iranian poet, Hafez! His poems are so mysterious and the vibe of his tomb is so enchanting that you may even forget the time there.
Walking from Hafez's tomb to Haftkhan, the food complex of Shiraz, and there yummy Shirazi dishes are waiting for us.
Overnight in Shiraz
Rise and Shine in Shiraz beautiful city, having breakfast at the hotel and starting our day by visiting the fascinating Nasir Almolk Mosque! Which for the fabulous rose tiles and reputation of pink color is also known as Rose mosque / Pink mosque! The golden time to visit the pink mosque is in the morning from 8 to 10 am, when the sunlight passes through colorful glasses in the western praying hall. After visiting Nasir ol Molk mosque, walking to the Zand Complex area, passing through the bazaar, and maybe a quick visit of the Vakil Mosque or the Karimkhan Citadel. Shirazi Ice-cream and Faloodeh are best in the Arg Ice-cream shop, which locates just next to the Karimkhan citadel. After trying the traditional ice-cream or Faloodeh, you’re invited to have lunch with a Persian family at their house. Enjoying home-made food and getting to know the family members.
After the family meeting visiting the Mirror hall of Ali Ibn Hamza Mausoleum.
Today after breakfast we drive to the lovely Sepidan district! Sepidan is a four-season destination and there is always something extraordinary and remarkable to do there! In Spring trekking and visiting Nomad is such a great idea and so recommended by our trekking lovers from Hong Kong, in Summer visiting waterfalls and water trekking in valleys is so joyful, in Autumn visiting the Apple gardens and trekking in autumn colored nature and in Winter you can ski in the closest ski resort to the equator!
So based on the time you can do one of these activities, or combine them with horse-back riding, visiting rural regions, schools and have lunch and dinner with a local family.
(Those family tourists who have experienced meeting these local families believe that it has been the highlight of their trip to let their children meet local Iranian children and get to know their living styles.
Overnight in Ardekan or Shiraz (based on season and the daily program)
Today we drive to Yazd, visiting Persepolis the spring capital of the Achaemenes dynasty. Persepolis or Takhte Jamshid is the remaining royal palaces, tombs, and the ancient city of Parseh. Its history date back to 2500 years ago when the first empire of the world was established! Persian Empire!
After visiting the glory of Persepolis, we keep driving to the city of Wind-catchers! Yazd!
Having dinner with a Zoroastrian family and hearing their life story. This family has been hosting Hong Kong Travellers for years and is quite familiar with the country, people, and their food taste! So prepare yourself for something special!
Overnight in Yazd
Good Morning Yazd!
Today we drift in two different worship sites! Yazd Jameh mosque and the Zoroastrian Fire temple! Both are the most important religious spots in Yazd and have spiritual and visage beauties.
After lunch, we’ll have an excursion to a desert camp near Yazd.
The desert camp excursion is the bonus of all Iran tours for Hong Kong people. Traveling to Iran from Hong Kong? Then you cannot miss gathering by the fire and enjoying Chay – Atishi (Tea that is made on fire)
Overnight in Yazd
“Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis called the ancient Iranian city of Isfahan 'a pearl in the Middle East' on his official Twitter account after his one-day trip to the city”
Today we drive to Isfahan, one of the capital cities in Iran. There we visit the Vank Cathedral, which is made by Armenian Christians who immigrated to Iran in Safavi dynasty.
This cathedral is full of picture stories and is so lovely to be visited.
Overnight in Isfahan.
After breakfast, we’ll have a walking tour of the spotlight of the city, Naghshe Jahan Square! Visiting the famous Jameh Abbasi and Sheikh Lotfollah mosques which are admired for their beautiful tiling and architecture.
At Imam mosque, you have the opportunity to have a friendly talk with a Mullah and ask about Islam and terms of being Muslim.
Then visiting the Ali Qapu palace, Chehel Seton Palace, and Grand Bazaar of Isfahan.
It’s unbelievable that this small area has this many places to offer! Each place is unique and charming in a different way.
Based on your interest you can spend some time learning Persian Enamel art or Qalam Kari art, which are specialized to Isfahan souvenirs too.
Overnight in Isfahan.
Today is our last day in Iran and we drive back to the IKA airport for departure flight.
On –way we visit the gorgeous village of Abyaneh, walking in the red color alleys and let the beautiful scenery find its place in our long-lasting memories. Then we’ll spend a few hours in Kashan, visiting Tabatabai and Boroujerdi old houses.
Based on time, we’ll enjoy the sunset in the Maranjab desert and have the last meal in an elegant caravanserai.
Transfer to IKA airport.