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Jewels of Persia
Tour Location
Country:
Iran
From:
Shiraz
To:
Tehran
Tour Information
Guiding:
Guided, Hosted (Ride Leader)
Duration:
15 days
Bike Options:
Bike hire available
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
USD 3495
Tour Distance & Dates
Distance:
636 Km
Riding Days:
10
Daily Average:
64 Km
Month(s):
Apr, May, Sep
Tour Operator:
SpiceRoads Cycling
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Jewels of Persia

15 Days 636 KmAVG 63 Km

There's no shortage of culture and history on this tour through Persia, Iran's cultural heartland. Travel along ancient trade routes through the footsteps of one of the world's oldest civilizations. Take in the expansive desert landscape, sleeping under the tapestry of a starry night sky, and marvel at the glittering opulence of city bazaars, oasis gardens, and some of the Middle East's most treasured mosques. Cycling through this storied region gets you up close and personal with history and some of the friendliest, most inviting locals in the world.

What better place to begin than in Shiraz, the birthplace of Persian poetry? Your introduction to the history and culture begins here as you explore the city's gardens, tombs, and fortresses. Embark and ride to the impressive and fabled ruins of Persepolis. Venture further into the desert and into mountain foothills, passing ancient settlements and former Silk Road stops. Wonder the city of Yazd, home to the last remnants of the ancient Zoroastrians and their eerie religious monuments.

In to splendid Isfahan, admire stunning attractions and to encounter the many proud and learned scholars that call the city home. Observe ancient ingenuity, from the mud-brick city of Abiyaneh, to the the beautifully crafted pottery and tiles still produced today in modern Kashan. After so much history, ride into modernity,to the capital city of Tehran. These spectacular highlights, together with engaging locals, famous for their warm-hearted hospitality, are just some of the myriad of reasons to cycle through Iran.
Accommodation
Double Occupancy / Twin Share
Single Supplement: Available
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