Iran Food Adventure

A Healing Medicine for the Body and Soul

Persian cuisine is not just ancient and cosmopolitan; it is also therapeutic for the body and soul. The legendary Physician and Philosopher, Avicenna, in his great book The Canon of Medicine, describes the healing and beneficial aspects of different foods, fruits, and vegetables for the body. The mixture of turmeric, saffron, cinnamon, black pepper, cumin, cardamom, cloves, rose petals or rose buds, ginger, golpar, dried lemon, and coriander, is the Persian spice that creates a warm sweet fragrance and a unique taste special to Iran and Persian dishes. In this culinary tour, you will have the amazing experience of cooking in Tehran, Shiraz, Isfahan and in the nature.

Notes

Start / End City in Iran : Tour begins at Shiraz and ends in Tehran

Hotel Type : Hotel 7 nights, desert eco-camp 1 night

1,826€

9 days / 8 nights

Tour highlights

• Poetic Shiraz and its UNESCO world heritage sites

• Persepolis; the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire

• Pearl of Persia; Isfahan and its bridges and buildings

• Cooking session in Isfahan with lots of foods for Vegans

• Having tea in Azadegan tead house; oldest tea house in Isfahan

• Visiting marvelous Kashan with its museum houses

• Learn how to bake bread

• Overnight in desert under beautiful sky with millions of stars

• Modern Tehran and its historical sightseeings

• Strolling in Tajrish bazaar and but fresh fruits and vegetables for cooking session

Day 1 Arrival- Shiraz

• Meet & Greet at the airport and transfer to hotel, pleasure time

Overnight : Karimkhan 4* hotel or similar

Day 2 : Shiraz

• Shiraz city tour includes:

- Karim khan Arg

- Vakil mosque and bazaar

- Nasir-ol-molk Mosque; colourful mosque - Narenjestan garden

- Eram garden; historic Persian garden

Overnight : Karimkhan 4* hotel or similar

Day 3 : Shiraz/ Isfahan

• Transfer to Marvdasht and visit Persepolis; the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire

Isfahan city tour includes:

- Si-o-se pol and khaju bridges

Travel distances : 480 km

Overnight : Sheykh bahae 3* hotel or similar

Day 4 : Isfahan

• Cooking Session with local chef

• Visit and drink tea in Azadegan Tea House - Chah Haj Mirza

Overnight : Sheykh bahae 3* hotel or similar

Day 5 : Isfahan

• Isfahan city tour includes:

- Naghsh-e jahan square; one of largest city square in the world - Emam mosque

- Aliqapu palace

- Sheikh lotfollah mosque

- Bazaar of Isfahan

- Vank cathedral

Overnight : Sheykh bahae 3* hotel or similar

Day 6 : Isfahan

• Visit colourful village; Abyaneh • Kashan city tour includes:

- Fin garden; Persian garden

- Tabātabāei House

• Learn how to bake bread in Matinabad

Travel distance : 200 km

Overnight : Eco desert camp

Day 7 : Matinabad / Tehran

• Seeting camels in desert

• Visit Niavaran palace

• Visit Tajrish bazaar and its organic products

Travel distance : 320 km

Overnight : Ferdowsi 3* hotel or similar

Day 8 : Tehran

• Cooking session with organic products

• Golestan palace; UNESCO world heritage site

• Bazaar Tehran

Overnight : Ferdowsi 3* hotel or similar


Day 9 : Tehran

• Departure