5 Days 4 Nights
Exotic Tabriz private tour in 5 days is a unique holiday package of Historical-Cultural destinations, Pure nature and nomadic tour in and around Tabriz. Exploring Tabriz city sightseeing, from the old bazaar to the palace-lake of Elgoli. Accommodation in Kandovan, the village of man-made cliff dwelling houses, where you can see the best scene of sunset and sunrise over volcanic peaks. Light trekking to the Babak fortress located in Arasbaran Hyrcanian forests in the northwest of Iran and meeting Ghare Dagh nomads (time to visit: June to September) and one day tour to Jolfa, visiting Armenian St. Stephanos cathedral.
Azerbaijan province and Tabriz area, located between Hyrcanian ancient forests, several vast Lakes and floating rivers, is one of the first inhabitation regions in the Middle East with a splendid summer climate. This tour covers all highlight city sightseeing and excursions around Tabriz in 5 days private guided tour.
Our first day touring Tabriz city attractions starts with greeting and meeting a friendly local tour guide and a panorama drive in Tabriz.
Tabriz grand Bazaar, the world largest brick construction and longest roofed bazaar, is a complex of caravanserais and traditional markets. We’ll visit Tabriz bazaar early in morning, getting to know Persian old version of business and Tabriz local people.
After visiting Tabriz grand bazaar, we’ll walk to the constitution house in Tabriz and Tabriz Jameh mosque.
Terbiet Street is one of the historical and famous streets in Tabriz, which is now a pavement to an open bazaar and street statues. Also named as Imam Khomeini Street, Terbiet Street used to be a part of Silk Road. (İpek Yoli)
From Terbiet Pedestrian Street, walking to Tabriz Municipality palace, Clock tower, Azerbaijan Museum and afterward visiting Goy mosque, the most beautiful mosque of North-west Iran.
Drive to Kandovan rocky village in the evening, overnight in Kandovan rocky houses.
Early in the morning visiting Kandovan man- made cliff dwelling village in Sahand rural area.
Sahand is called the bride of Iran Mountains for its lovely landscape. Most of the year Sahand is filled with various flowers, greens and grasses.
Based on season driving toward Urmia Lake, boat riding and relaxing in the lake side. Driving back to Tabriz, based on time visiting poet graveyards, Maghbaratoshoara, where is the mausoleum of more than 400 poets and Sufis, like Asad Tousi, Shapour Neyshabouri and Seyed Mohammad Hossein Shahriyar.
Then we’ll visit the Qajar Museum, also known as Amir Nezam house where we can see lots of modern objects related to Qajar dynasty.
Overnight in Tabriz
A day tour to Jolfa in Azerbaijan, visiting St. Stephanos cathedral, Chapel of Chupan. Walking near Aras River and based on time visiting wrecked Mill fall.
In Tabriz, we’ll enjoy the city view from the highest point (roof top of Tabriz), then we’ll go to Laleh Park food court in Tabriz modern city part or visiting the Elgoli mansion and park.
Overnight in Tabriz.
Driving aside Aladagh Colourfull Mountains close to Khajeh city to the Kaleybar village in north Azerbaijan. Kaleybar, located in Arasbaran jungle, the western part of Caspian Hyrcanian Forests is one of the most beautiful areas in North Iran. This place is not only a must to be seen as a natural destination of Tabriz, but also it has a pretty reach history.
After some hours of trekking we’ll visit the Babak fort, built about 12 hundred years ago in Sassanid era. Its magnificence is still remarkable and attracts tourists around the world.
Physical preparation is needed for visiting Babak fortress.
Overnight in Kaleybar
Today we’ll start our tour by visiting Nomads on the skirt of Azerbaijan Mountains, getting to know their lifestyle and then drive toward Tabriz.
Meeting families is the best way to know more about each region beliefs, living and wishes. In Tabriz we’ll meet a Persian family, have a culinary course/ fun program with an expert chef.
Overnight in Tabriz
Sareyn hot water springs located in Ardabil province is only 3 hours away from Tabriz. Based on Travellers review Sarein Thermal springs have an unbelievable influence on recreational and health improvement.
Optional day tour to Sareyn departs from Tabriz early morning, heading to the Sabalan Hydrotherapy Complex and drive back to Tabriz in late afternoon.