We suggest our new bike tour in Iran. The route goes through the most interesting part of the country called the Golden Triangle (Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz). There are a lots of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites here. Welcome to this little known country.
Bike tour highlights:
Map of the route (cycling distance 300 km)
Arrival to Tehran. Meeting at the Imam Khomeini International Airport. Transfer to Tehran. Walking tour (if time permits). Transfer to the Mehrabad Airport. Flight to Shiraz.
Day 2. Shiraz
Exploring Shiraz known as the city of poets, literature, and flowers. We will visit the famous Nasir al-Mulk Mosque also known as the Pink Mosque which takes every viewer breath away with its play of light through incredible stained glass. One of the most beautiful Persian garden is here - Eram Garden.
Day 3. 46 km, 640 mt
We will visit famous sites Persepolis and Pasargadae and an ancient archeological site and necropolis Naqsh-e Rostam. Then we start our bike trip to Abarquh, where we will see an oldest tree in the world - The Cypress of Abarkuh (4 to 5 thousand y.o.).
Day 4. 51 km, 500 mt
After short transfer we ride to Yazd, one of the oldest cities of the world with a history of over 5,000 years which has remained intact throughout the centuries. The main site here is the Amir Chakhmaq Complex and square. Yazd is considered as a capital of Iran' carpets.
Day 5. 58 km, 100 mt
Today we cycle through a sand desert with its picturesque dunes. We stay for a night in a small town Varzaneh.
Day 6. 43 km, 100 mt
Today we arrive at the most beautiful city in the East - Isfahan. We will walk across famous illuminated bridges at evening time.
Exploring Isfahan. Short bike trip in vicinity is optional.
Day 8. 55 km, 300 mt
Transfer to Abyaneh (Red village) - most beautiful and intact authentic old village. Then we will ride to Kashan, the town famous for gardens, palaces, textile, tiles, carpets. Farewell dinner.
Day 9. 30 km, 100 mt
Last but not least day. Visiting underground city of Noushabad. Then we cycle to Qom, holy city in Shi'a Islam. The city is the largest center for Shi'a scholarship in the world, and is a significant destination of pilgrimage. Qom is also famous for a Persian brittle toffee known as sohan - souvenir of the city. There are a lot of points of interest here, the main is Fatima al-Ma'suma shrine. From here we have evening transfer to the international airport.
Program may be slightly changed.
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