Iran: A Journey Through Persia - An A&K Hosted Journey (2017)

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2017 Departures: May, Sep & Oct
Hosted Small Group Journeys

  • Iran, Central Asia
  • 16 days, from AU$11,350
  • 11,350pts
  • 18 Guests

Journey Highlights

This small group journey reveals a vast and fascinating country with a 5,000 year old history and World Heritage sites on top. Be dazzled by the ancient cities near Ahwaz, amazed by the architectural delights of Isfahan, the ancient ruins of Persepolis and the mesmerising gardens and bazaars of Shiraz. These evocative names are long-enshrined in the history and legend of Central Asia. Our journey plots a course through Iran’s unique heritage while you observe the pride in which Iranians hold their country and its glorious past and enjoy a warm welcome and local hospitality.

Journey Highlights

  • An intimate group size of no more than 18 guests
  • One-on-one interaction with your host
  • Visit the ancient city of Chogha-Zanbil built in 1250 BC
  • Explore Susa, the site of one of the oldest civilisations in Western Asia, dating back to 5,000 BC and the remains of Achaemenian palaces
  • Tour the most famous Persian gardens in the country in Shiraz
  • Full day excursion to Persepolis, one of the most important sites of the Ancient World
  • A full day at leisure in Shiraz
  • Experience Yazd, an oasis town famous for its unique architecture and Zoroastrian community
  • Isfahan, widely thought to be the most beautiful city in the Islamic world
  • Welcome and farewell dinners

2017 departure dates:
14 - 29 Sep 2017
25 Oct - 09 Nov 2017

Planning ahead? The 2018 Iran: A Journey Through Persia Hosted Journey dates are now available. Book now to avoid disappointment.


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