An ancient history and culture of thousands of years along with the glorious governance of the Persian Plateau with wide beautiful beaches, has reserved the vast blue region in the south of Iran to be called Persian Gulf. Throughout history, founding powerful governments in this realm, the Iranians have created a specific civilization with magnificent cities and harbors. They have contemplated fostering culture in this region by expanding urbanism, agriculture and husbandry, trans-regional communication and post, sailing, international land and sea trading, and significant innovations in art and architecture, from the ancient dome, qanat and wind tower to the recent music, dance, local musical instruments and handicrafts. Moreover, relying on a rich and rooted civilization and culture, they have ruled over a vast geography of the earth. Iran Persian Gulf tour can be organized in autumn and winter, you will attend the most important communication center of the three continent.
STARTS : Tehran
ENDS : Tehran
AGE RANGE : 3-99
MAX GROUP SIZE : 12
TRAVEL STYLE : Cultural / Historical
ACCOMMODATION : Middle class hotels (3*,4*)
TRANSPORTATION : Van or Minibus or Middle bus
Sightseeing: the tomb of Daniel, Apadana Palace and the historical castle of Susa, Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System and historical bridges, Chogha Zanbil Temple and the historical relics of Haft Tapeh.
Today we get an early start for a visit to Susa (Shush), Shushtar, Haft Tapeh,Chogha Zanbil and Shushtar. The remnants and the historical relics of Susa are testament to the fact that this city was established several years before Christ. This is the region where one of the first governments of the world was formed, resulting in the merger between the two cultures of the Iranian plateau and Mesopotamia. We pay homage to the tomb of Daniel which has attracted a steady flow of pilgrims from all over the Middle East. Next, we will be enchanted by the exquisite beauty of the Apadana Palace and the historical castle of Susa. We will then fill our imagination with wonder with a visit to the magnificent Chogha Zanbil Temple and the historical relics of Haft Tapeh. Finally, we will visit the charming Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System and historical bridges. We stay overnight in Shushtar.
What may not be taken into Iran?
On the basis of rules and regulation of I.R.Iran, entrance of some goods and or its export is totally prohibited. Some of
those goods are as follows:
1- Alcoholic drinks
2- Gambling tools
3- Weapons, ammunition and explosive goods
4- Narcotic drugs
5- Magazines, photos, film and snaps and those goods which are against religious and national dignity of the
6- Any type of writings against the official region of the country and or discipline disturbance and public purity and
The export goods are exempted of paying customs duties and taxes but paying the loading, unloading and
warehousing is included.
Islamic Republic of Iran Customs website: http://www.irica.gov.ir/EIndex.aspx
What to Bring:
Money: Just CASH, no kind of check and card is acceptable in Iran.
Please kindly noted to bring cash for tour price and personal expenses. This cash can be in USD, EUR,
In Iran credit cards do not work and ATM machines do not accept international cards.
If you wish To pay us in USD, Please noted to bring big and new notes, the notes dated less than 2006 are not
acceptable, only USD notes dated 2006 and after 2006 would be acceptable in Iran.
If you wish to pay in EUR please bring big notes like 50, 100, 200, 500 EUR notes.
For GBP no preference for big or small notes.
Files and Documents: Passport, Visa, air/train ticket, ID certificate, destination, address list
Personal Articles for Use: personal tooth brush, towels, bathing articles, contact lens solution, daily toiletries, comb,
sun glasses, suntan oil, shaving items, disinfectant tissues and bandage
Others: camera, films, batteries, electrical converter, alarm clock (if needed), a pen and memo pad (to write down
something important during your travel), necessary cold, indigestive and anti- allergic medicines, umbrella, etc