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You will be met on arrival at Tehran International Airport and transferred to your hotel.

Day 1

You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning and drive to Rineh Mountainous Village, located in the foot of Damavand, for about 3 hours. You will spend overnight in Rineh Mountainous Hotel Complex/Shelter. (2200 m high).

Day 2

After serving breakfast, you drive to a higher point by Jeep, Goosfand sara (3200m) which means the place of sheeps because the sphered took the sheep in this area for grazing in the past. Then keep on trekking to Bargah-e-Sevom Shelter (4200m) and stay overnight there.

Day 3

You get up early in the morning and ascend to Abshar-e Yakhi (Frozen Waterfall) at the height of 5100m, which is regarded as the highest waterfall in the Middle East. Then return to the shelter, and stay overnight there.

Day 4

Today, you ascend to Damavand summit, the highest volcano in Asia, at the height of 5671m. You can stand on the peak and enjoy the beautiful landscape, especially Caspian sea. You Stay overnight in the shelter.

Day 5

It is time to descend back to Goosfand Sara and drive to Tehran. You will stay overnight in the hotel.

Day 6

Depart Tehran for Isfahan. On the way, visit Fin Garden, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites as an example for Persian garden, and Tabatabaei Historical House; a large house with several courtyards, which once belonged to a wealthy merchant in Kashan. Next, stroll alongside the Zayndeh Rud River, which literally means life giver. At the end stroll in Bazaar.

Day 7

On this day, you start your sightseeing in Isfahan by visiting Chehel Sotoun Palace, which portrays the traditional Persian garden characteristics. Next, Head towards Naqsh-e Jahan Square, the second largest square in the world. Then visit Imam Mosque, a stunning monument at the head of Isfahan’s main square; Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, also known as the mosque of women, and Aliqapou Palace. In the afternoon visit Grand Bazaar of Isfahan.

Day 8

Enjoy sightseeing in Isfahan Jameh Mosque, one of the oldest Jameh Mosques in the world, and the Vank Cathedral, also known as church of the saintly sisters, in Armenian Quarter. Depart Isfahan for Shiraz in the afternoon.

Day 9

Explore Shiraz, a city in which you can find astonishing Persian gardens, necropolises and fascinating archaeological sites. Start your sightseeing by visiting Nasir-ol-molk Mosque, also known as Pink Mosque, and Narenjestan e Ghavam Garden, named after the oranges in the courtyard. Next, head toward Hafiz Tomb, a well-known Iranian poet who was also admired by Goethe. At the end, visit Vakil Bazaar, which houses old shops, bath houses, and caravanserais.

Day 10

Go on an excursion to Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of ancient Persia in Achaemenid Dynasty. Then visit Naqsh-e Rustam which contains four graves of the first Achaemenid Emperors, Darius the Great, Xerxes, Artaxerxes I and Darius II, carved into the cliff. Next, proceed to Pasargadae in which you can find the tomb of Cyrus the great. In the evening, fly to Tehran.

Day 11

Transfer to Imam Khomeini International Airport.

Day 12

Mount Damavand and The Pearls of Persia

Tehran / Tehran

12 Days


About This Tour


Mount Damavand and The Pearls of Persia

Tehran Tehran

12 Days -


Mount Damavand and The Pearls of Persia

This trip is divided to two important parts. At the first part, you will go hiking in Damavand, the highest volcano in Asia and the highest peak in Iran. Among the attractions of Damavand, we can mention frozen waterfall, which is the highest waterfall in the Middle East. You will also enjoy the unique experience of staying overnight in mountainous camps.

At the second part, Persian architecture masterpiece in different eras and the must-see places listed in UNESCO World Heritages Sites will attract your attention.

Mount Damavand and The Pearls of Persia