Hyrcanian Forest Tour

About Hyrcanian Forest Tour


Shiraz→ Persepolis→ Necropolis →Abarkuh → Yazd → Meybod → Naein → Isfahan → Abyaneh  →Kashan → Qom → Saveh → Qazvin → Masuleh → Rudkhan Castle → Rasht → Ramsar → Javaher Deh → Ramsar → Chalus → Tehran

Day 1 (Shiraz) O/N Shiraz

After arriving at Shahid Dastgheib International airport, you will meet and greet Derak representatives. Then, you will transfer to a hotel to rest.

Day 2 (Shiraz) O/N Shiraz

Right after having breakfast, your city tour in Shiraz will be started:
Naranjestan-e Qavam

  • Naranjestan-e Qavam
  • Nasir al-Mulk Mosque (Pink Mosque)
  • Vakil Complex (including Mosque, bath and bazaar)
  • Eram Garden (UNESCO Site)
  • Ali Ibn-e Hamze Holy Shrine
  • Hafez Tomb (beloved poet of 14th century)


Day 3 (Shiraz, Persepolis, Necropolis, Abarkuh, Yazd) O/N Yazd

In the morning, you will get on the road toward Yazd (442 km); en route, you will visit the remains of Achaemenid dynasty; including:

  • Persepolis (UNESCO Site)
  • Necropolis(Naqsh-e Rostam)

Then, in Abarkuh, you will visit the world’s oldest Cypress tree, Sarv-e Abarkuh.

Day 4 (Yazd) O/N Yazd

Today, it’s time for exploring Yazd, the bride of desert:

  • Jameh Mosque (including two 48m-high minarets & tiled entrance portal)
  • Dowlat Abad Garden (UNESCO Site)
  • Amir Chakhmaq Complex (dazzling symbol of Yazd)
  • Zoroastrian Fire Temple
  • Water Museum
  • Silence Towers

Day 5 (Yazd- Meybod- Naein- Isfahan) O/N Isfahan

Leaving Yazd towards Isfahan (334 km); en route, you will visit Meybod and Naein:

  • Shah Abbasi Caravanserai (One of the important roadside lodging houses of Safavid era)
  • Qeysarieh Bazaar(Best place to buy souvenirs)
  • Narin Castle (Pre-Islamic historical monuments)
  • Jameh Mosque
  • Ice House

Day 6 (Isfahan) O/N Isfahan

Today, you will discover the fantastic city of Isfahan, including:

  • Naghsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO Site)
  • Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque
  • Ali Qapu Palace
  • Imam Mosque
  • Qeysarieh Bazaar (Best place to buy souvenirs)
  • Si-o-Se-Pol Bridge (The bridge with 33 arches)
  • Khaju Bridge

Day 7 (Isfahan- Abyaneh) O/N Abyaneh

After having breakfast, you will start visiting:

  • Vank Cathedral  (Wonderful Armenian Church of Safavid era)
  • Chehel Sotoon Palace (UNESCO site)

Then, you will continue the journey to Abyaneh (183 km), the fantastic ancient village which is famous for its reddish hue clay.

Day 8 (Abyaneh- Kashan) O/N Kashan

After breakfast, you will get on the road toward Kashan (87 km), and you will visit:

  • Tabatabaei Traditional House
  • Borujerdi Traditional House
  • Fin Garden (UNESCO Site)
  • Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse

Day 9 (Kashan- Qom-Saveh- Qazvin) O/N Qazvin

In the morning, you will have a ride toward Qazvin (342 km); en route, you’ll pass through Qom and Saveh (the city of pomegranate):

  • Fatima Masumeh Holly Shrine
  • Pomegranate Garden (in appropriate season)

Then, you’ll continue the road toward Qazvin.

Day 10 (Qazvin- Masuleh) O/N Masuleh

This morning, you’ll explore:

  • Chehel Sotoun
  • Aminiha Hosseiniyeh

Then, you will drive through Masuleh (226km), where roofs and streets become one.

Day 11 (Masuleh- Rudkhan Castle- Rasht) O/N Rasht

After breakfast, you will go toward Rudkhan Castle (50 km), the ancient brick and stone medieval castle located among the forests of Gilan province (as a part of Hyrcanian forests). Prepare yourself to climb 1250 stairs; surely, it’s worth it. Afterward, you will get on the beautiful and amazing green road toward Rasht (48 km).


Day 12 (Rasht- Ramsar) O/N Ramsar

This morning, leaving Rasht toward Ramsar (114 km), you’ll drive through the scenic green beautiful roads. Since the cities in north of Iran are close to each other, you’ll pass through some beautiful cities like Lahijan (famous for its tea), Rudsar, Kelachay, and Chaboksar, while you will see the Caspian Sea.
Then, in Ramsar, you will visit:

  • Ramsar Palace or Marmar Palace
  • Casino Boulevard

Day 13 (Ramsar- Javaher Deh- Ramsar) O/N Ramsar

This morning, you’ll experience Ramsar Cable car; then, you’ll leave Ramsar toward an amazing village called Javaher Deh (30 km), which is like a green gem in Iran. After having a wonderful day among nature and forests, you will return to Ramsar.

Day 14 (Ramsar- Chalus- Tehran) O/N Tehran

After breakfast, you will leave Ramsar toward Tehran (280 km), exploring one of the world’s spectacular roads, Chalus road.

Day 15 (Tehran) O/N Tehran

After having breakfast, you’ll have the whole day to explore the capital of Iran, Tehran, including:

  • Sa’ad Abad Complex (including 110 hectare related to Qajar and Pahlavi monarchs)
  • Imamzadeh Saleh Shrine
  • Tajrish Bazaar
  • Darband Resort

Day 16 (Tehran) O/N Tehran

Your last day in Iran will start by visiting:

  • Golestan Palace (UNESCO Site & masterpiece of Qajar era)
  • Iran Jewelry Museum (Unique & stunning collection of priceless jewels)
  • Iran National Museum
  • Tabiat Bridge (the pedestrian bridge connecting two famous park in Tehran)

At night, you will transfer to IKA airport to have your departure flight.

Our Services:

  • 15 Nights' accommodation at 3*,4*,5* hotels
  • 16 Breakfast , 16 lunch, 15 dinner
  • Daily refreshments
  • Air conditioned VIP transport (minibus)
  • Professional Driver
  • Professional guide
  • Tehran – Shiraz Train ticket
  • Iran medical Insurance
  • Visa arrangement
  • All cost of the guide and driver (insurance, food, accommodation, fuel, parking charge, toll, etc.)

Tour Availability:

This tour is available all around the year except winter.
*** This tour can be extended to other cities of Iran according to your request.


16 Days


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