Iran Rose Festival Tour

10-12 Days

Our routes have been carefully chosen to include the best night stops and highlights. However, as local and operational conditions may vary and unforeseen circumstances may arise, the following itinerary should be used as a guideline.

Trip Overview:

This tour like many other Iran tours starts from Tehran, the capital of Iran, a city with modern structure is home to many historic mosques, churches, museums and palaces but the highlight of this tour is Rose Festivals in different region of Iran. Remember that this tour happens during May & April each year.

Included Highlights:

Ghamsar / Rose Festivals
Abyaneh Historical Village
Tabatabaie House
Fin Garden
Tappeh Sialk
Naqsh e Jahan Square

Optional Activities:

Spend Time with Rose Festivals /Niasar
Traditional Hotel

Tour Facts:

Accommodation: Hotel, Guest House, Camping (With Facilities)
Transport: Private vehicle, Flight
Visa: Free on Tour (Apply)
Customizable: Yes

Day 1: Arrival 

Arrive in Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, welcome and greetings,

Overnight Tehran

Day 2: Tehran 

Full day city tour in Tehran, starting with Archaeology Museum, and Golestan Complex (UWH) then National Jewelry Museum or Glass and Ceramics Museum, sightseeing Baghe Melli Portal.

Overnight Tehran

Day 3: Kashan 

Ride to Kashan, get an insight into Iranian traditional houses by visiting Tabatabai and Boroojerdiha houses. Soltan Ahmad bathhouse

Tread in Fin gardens of Kashan and once again praise Persian garden designers. Traditional Bazaar

Overnight Kashan

Day 4: Qamsar/Rose Festival

Ride to Abyaneh touristy village, stop in Qamsar, taking part at rose festivals

Overnight Isfahan

Day 5: Isfahan 

Full day city tour in Isfahan, visit Naghshe Jahan Square (UWH), includes Imam & Sheikh Lotfollah Mosques, Ali Qapou Palace and walk through Gheysarieh Bazaar. Also visit Chehel Sotun Palace (UWH). At night stroll among the significant old bridges across the ZayandehRoud River.

Overnight Isfahan

Day 6: Isfahan 

City tour that covers the rest of highlights of this celebrated historical city and visit the magnificent Jame Atigh Mosque. Another world heritage sites of Iran in UNESCO and one of the oldest mosques of Iran. Visit Jews & Christian town, Vank cathedral and Armenian museum.

Overnight Isfahan

Day 7: On the road to Yazd  

Ride to to Yazd stop in Varzaneh desert spend couple of hours then continue…

In Meybod city, see the 2,000-year-old Narin Castle, which functioned as a fire temple and a fortress and visit one of the 999 caravanserais built by Safavid Shah Abbas I throughout the country.

Optional visits that day: Stop in Naein city visit Jame mosque, Stop in Chak Chak Zoratstain pilgrimage site

Overnight Yazd

Day 8: Yazd 

Full day visiting, get the mysterious world of Zoroastrians by visiting their fire temple and towers of silence there. Admire people of Iranian plateau by visiting Yazd water museum and learn about the underground water canals, Qanats. Gaze at the high minarets and nice brick and tile work of Yazd Jame mosque and visit the marvelous Islamic Amirchaghmagh complex.

Overnight Yazd

Day 9: Yazd – Shiraz 

Ride to Pasargadae, Persepolis and Necropolis (Naqsh e Rostam) and unearth the ruins of Persepolis as a world heritage.

Overnight Shiraz

Day 10: Shiraz 

Full day city tour of Shiraz to visit Nasir Almolk Mosque, Hafez Tomb, Vakil complex

Shahcheragh Holy Shrine, Shiraz Gardens

Overnight Shiraz

Day 11: Shiraz – Meymand

Ride to Meymand for Rose Festival, via a short stop in Firooz Abad and visiting some historical attractions.

Overnight Meymand/Shiraz

Day 12: Shiraz

Again early in the morning visiting the festival, continue to Shiraz

Afternoon visit of Shiraz

Overnight Departure to Tehran/Dubai/Istanbul/Doha

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