The 6-day Exploring the Nature of North in Iran tour is a perfect escape for nature lovers who want to experience the breathtaking beauty of northern Iran. You’ll take a tour through lush forests, pristine lakes, and majestic mountains, visiting some of the most stunning natural landmarks of the greenest region of Iran.
The tour includes visits to picturesque villages and towns where you’ll get to interact with friendly locals and experience their way of life. You’ll also have the opportunity to try traditional local cuisine, sample delicious honey and other natural products, and learn about the region’s unique culture and traditions.
Highlights of the tour include visiting the mesmerizing Caspian Sea and its stunning beaches, trekking in the breathtaking Alborz mountain range, and exploring the lush forests of northern Iran.
Overall, the 6-day Exploring the Nature of North in Iran tour is a perfect blend of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and relaxation. Book this unforgettable journey and discover the enchanting beauty of northern Iran.
Welcome to Iran. To be met by your tour guide at the airport (IKIA airport), you will be transferred to your hotel. We will visit Niavaran Palace, which dates back to the Pahlavi era, and before the Pahlavi dynasty lived in this palace and garden of Niavaran, Qajar kings used this garden as a summer residence. Niavaran Palace has simple yet modern architecture.
In the morning, after having breakfast and checking out of the hotel, we will move toward Ramsar in Mazandaran Province through Chalous Road. It’s amazing scenery. On our way to Ramsar, we will pass cities like Chalous, NamakAbrood, Tonekabon, and Lahijan. The interesting thing about this road is we have the Caspian Sea on our right and Hyrcanian Forest *on our left which makes a great landscape. After arriving in Ramsar, we will check in to the hotel and if you’re up to it we will have a city tour.
*Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forests.
Today we will visit Ramsar Palace and Casino Boulevard. Then we will go to Ramsar TeleCabine. Ramsar Telecabine is part of a paradise on earth that begins with a green and dreamy route alongside the Caspian Seashore is heated by the golden sunshine and protrudes through the broad-leaf forest to reach the high peaks of the Alborz Mountains. Then in the afternoon, we will enjoy the Caspian Sea and the beach, sunbathe, and relax.
In the morning after checking out of the hotel, we will go to JavaherDeh village. It is a village hidden up in the Alborz Mountains. Local people sell their homemade pickles and honey. There is a wide kind of attraction like an old mosque, lake, etc. We will have lunch there. Then in the evening, we move toward our next destination, the beautiful Rasht. On our way to Rasht, we will pass Rudsar, Langrood, and Lahijan.
Today in the morning we will visit the amazing village of Masuleh. Masuleh’s architecture is unique. The buildings have been built into the mountain and are interconnected. Courtyards and roofs both serve as pedestrian areas similar to streets. We will have lunch there. Then on our way back to Rasht*, the Creative City of Gastronomy. We visit the Guilan Rural Heritage Museum of Rasht In this museum, the traditions, customs, architecture, and handicrafts of the local rural lifestyle are celebrated. and if we have time a little trek around the downtown city of Rasht.
*The Creative City of Gastronomy
Today in the morning, after checking out of the hotel we will leave Rasht to Tehran through Manjil –
Qazvin – Tehran road. En route, We have a stop in Manjil for buying some souvenirs and taste olives. Our rendezvous is at Imam Khomeini Airport (IKA).
– Hotel check-in time generally is at 2:00 PM. So, according to your arrival time, if you need early check-in you must book an extra day.
– Private or single rooms are not available in some traditional local houses. No Bed, but sleeping equipment is traditional comfortable Mattresses and Blankets.
_ Hotels are usually 4* or Traditional resorts with the same quality.
Transportation will be in a minibus / van / private car depending on your group size
Rasht is so famous that UNESCO registered it as a creative city of gastronomy.
Different kinds of meals can be found in the restaurants around the street, from fast foods to various local street food.
Vegetarian dishes are also possible.
The price includes double and twin rooms in Hotels. Obviously, single rooms cost an extra fee.
High season (Mar-May & Sep-Oct):
You receive a full refund of the tour price if You cancel at least 45 days before the start date of your tour.
45-30 days prior to arrival: 5%
29-15 days prior to arrival: 15%
14-7 days prior to arrival: 25%
6-3 days prior to arrival: 50%
less than 72 hours prior to arrival: No show
Low season (Nov-Feb & Jun-Aug):
You receive a full refund of the tour price if You cancel at least 30 days before the start date of your tour.
29-15 days prior to arrival: 5%
14-7 days prior to arrival: 15%
6-3 days prior to arrival: 25%
less than 72 hours prior to arrival: 75%
_ The priority in sightseeing may be changed. It is due to the time of your arrival, your guide’s discretion, and official and unofficial holidays of some museums. Also, some activities in the itinerary may be changed depending on the weather conditions.
_ All sites with * sign are submitted in UNESCO World Heritage.
You can book the tour by clicking the “Proceed Booking “button in the price box or sending an inquiry on the “Enquiry Form”.
If you have questions or concerns about the tour, contact us on WhatsApp: +98 902 017 2888 or email us at [email protected].
Yes, you need a visa to enter Iran as a visitor. You should make your visa application well in advance of your date of travel. The application process for an Iranian visa can be long and unpredictable. Visitors to Iran must obtain a visa from one of the Iranian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa-exempt countries or countries eligible for a visa on arrival.
To obtain an Iranian visa, you must first get a visa authorization code that proves your visa application is approved by the Iranian MFA. Once you have this code, you will be able to collect your visa at any embassy or airport. Apply for your Iran Visa and get it in less than 3 days. Please be noted that if you are buying a tour package from us, the visa authorization code is also included and you do not need to apply separately. For more information read our article about How to get Iran visa.
It’s not compulsory, but since you need to have access to the Internet, having a SIM card will be necessary. This tour includes Special Iran Travel Deal which has a SIM card for travelers.
Yes, having travel insurance is required at passport control when you are entering Iran. This tour includes Special Iran Travel Deal which has travel insurance for travelers. For more information please read about Iran Travel Insurance.
Where to change somehow depends on the amount of money you’d like to exchange. If it’s a small amount you can change at the airport or your hotel after getting to Iran. But for larger amounts, we suggest exchanging at an exchange store in the city, while you are visiting the downtown with your guide. Your guide will also assist you in choosing the best place for doing the exchange.
Yes, To Iran Tour offers airport transfers. The distance from IKA to Tehran downtown is about 50 km and having an airport transfer will be a great solution when you just arrive in Tehran. This tour includes Special Iran Travel Deal which has Airport transfers for travelers.
International credit or debit cards are not accepted in Iran, so you must bring cash and conduct frequent exchanges.
However, there is a solution to this problem: the “Iran tourist Card”. You can use this prepaid debit card for tourists instead of cash. This tour includes Special Iran Travel Deal which has tourist cards for travelers.
According to To Iran Tour’s terms and conditions, cancellations must be made by the customer in writing to To Iran Tour before the tour departure is confirmed.
Applied cancellation fees are mentioned in the cancellation box of each tour. It differs between packages and day tours as in high and low season.
You can contact To Iran Tour on WhatsApp: +98 902 017 2888 or by email at [email protected] for more information
All non-Iranian nationals older than 12 years, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present a valid vaccine certificate on arrival. The vaccination certificate must be in English, showing full vaccination of 2 doses. However, there are no obligations regarding the date of the vaccination. Or they should present a negative PCR test.
Hotels are usually 4* or Traditional resorts with the same quality. Private or single rooms are not available in some traditional local houses. The basic price includes double and twin rooms in Hotels. Single rooms cost an extra fee.
Considering the locality and having an authentic experience, some traditional hotels or ecolodges do not have beds. But they all have sleeping equipment with comfortable Mattresses and Blankets.
Based on the group size or the road quality and the tour type, minibusses, vans or VIP buses will be used for the tour which are all private vehicles. All the vehicles are AC equipped and have the standard of EURO5 or EURO4.
Although the services provided were good, the itinerary wasn’t in my appetite. The weather kept raining. We should have listened to Sima and take the tour in another season!
We had a great time in Iran. The trip itinerary was designed in a way that allowed us to see the authentic Iran. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and took us to many places we would not have known about on our own!