Trip Highlights: We start the tour from Tehran and visiting Iran National Museum and Golestan Palace and afterward we will visit Bazaar.The next day we move to Qeshm Island and Enjoy the biggest island of Persian Gulf more than 100,000 people. Qeshm Island has always had a unique position throughout history from the Elamites period to the present time. This island is amazing and has a lot of places and landscapes for visiting such as: Qeshm Island Global Geopark with a total area of over 30,000 hectares and situated in the west of Qeshm Island and registered to the UNESCO’s global list . The other places are : Hara Forests and Valley of Stars and Kharbas Caves and Water Wells and Tourian Village and Portuguese Castle. After Qeshm island we move to Kish Island to visit: Bird Garden, Greek Ship, ancient city of Harire

Maybe you ask yourselves or others ask you :
Why Persian Gulf ?
Why Persian Gulf Island Tour should be next on your bucket list ?
Kish and Qeshm Islands, are islands in the Persian Gulf. In the past, the kish island was called “Qais”. The island is shaped oval. The island attracts every year millions of tourists. Since the Achaemenid and Parthian and Sassanian, Kish Island has been dominated by Iran and by the spread of Islam, the island fell into the hands of the Umayyad caliphs. It is continued to the year 249 AD. BC. On this year, one of the Iranians who was from Ray, captured all the islands in Persian Gulf, including Kish and Bahrain. In the Seljuk period, Kish became the largest commercial center in Persian Gulf. In 1349 (1970), a delegation of Iranian and American consultants, visited Kish Island and with respect to it’s natural features, beautiful coral beaches and crystal clear waters surrounding, it was selected as an international tourist center. After revolution and in 1361 (1982) Kish Island was selected as the first free economic zone of Iran. Today, the island’s economy is based on tourism and trade.Kish Island, due to it’s tourism nature, has been a lot of attention in recent years. In addition to the historical sites which are interesting for tourists, beach and recreation parks, sandy and coral beaches, zoo, the aquarium, birds garden, dolphin park, underground city, Hur cottage, cruises and also Greek aground ship are the other attractions of this island. coastal beaches, equestrian facilities, cycling road, carting, diving, jet ski, fly board, Paracel and water skiing are the other tourism features of the island. This island has been declared as the forth tourist destination in South West Asia by the World Tourism Organization and it’s due to the island’s tourist attractions and the very beautiful prospect of Hormuz sea and Persian Gulf. No need to get Iranian visas for all foreign nationals, is one of the reasons for arrivals of foreign tourists to the island. The next four days of trip we want to visit Qeshm Island. Qeshm Island is the biggest island of Iran and the Persian Gulf which is located in the Strait of Hormuz. The Strait of Hormuz is one of the world’s most important waterways. Qeshm city is a part of the Hormozgan province which includes the island. Large islands around the Qeshm Island are Hengam, Hormoz, and Lark. Virginal nature and beautiful beach of the islands are interesting for tourists and have many tourism attractions, and among them Hengam island because of it’s proximity to the Qeshm island and it’s dolphin habitat, deers and crocodiles park, attracts tourists more than the rest of them.The island has plenty of beaches and shores. Coast features of this island, are the diversity of rocky, sandy and muddy shores that such property is to be found together in less islands. Beautiful beaches of Hengam island is the home of the intelligent and playful dolphins and it will attract interested tourists in Qeshm and Hengam islands. Tourists, In addition to the beautiful beaches between Hengam and Qeshm Island, visit the dreamy nature of the island and also the crocodile farm
Valley of Stars
Trip Itinerary:
Day 1: Tehran
Sightseeing:  Glolestan Palace , Iran National Museum and Tehran's Bazaar
Arrival at IKA International airport, we will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. You will have time to rest and relax before our morning tour of Tehran begins. To avoid heavy traffic, taking the subway is the best way to visit Tehran. We take the subway and charter taxis so that we make most of the day and visit as many sites as possible. As a result, we will have a much better chance to get more acquainted with Iranian people. We leave the hotel at 9:30 for a trip to the Iran National Museum which ,here we will get a chance to see a variety of Persian Civilizations and cultures during different ages and become familiar with Iranian history. Then we pay a visit to Golestan Palace. Golestan Palace is a masterpiece of the Qajar era, embodying the successful integration of earlier Persian crafts and architecture with Western influences. The walled Palace, one of the oldest groups of buildings in Teheran, became the seat of government of the Qajar family, which came into power in 1779 and made Teheran the capital of the country. Built around a garden featuring pools as well as planted areas, the Palace’s most characteristic features and rich ornaments date from the 19th century. It became a centre of Qajari arts and architecture of which it is an outstanding example and has remained a source of inspiration for Iranian artists and architects to this day. It represents a new style incorporating traditional Persian arts and crafts and elements of 18th century architecture and technology. Then We will visit one of the biggest Bazaars of Iran in Tehran and enjoy the atmosphere of this amazing bazaar. Overnight in Tehran
 Golestan PalaceGolestan Palace
Day 2 : Qeshm
Sightseeing : Khorbas ancient cave and Tourian Village
Fly to Qeshm island in the morning and after hotel check-in you will visit Khorbas ancient cave and Tourian village. Kharbas Cave is one of the tourist attractions of Qeshm island and it's really amazing. The cave is fifteen kilometers from Qeshm on the right hand of Qeshm Road to Kharbas Village and Ramcheh Village. Signs of rock architecture can be seen on the heights of Kharbas Village that according to some researchers the shrine of the followers of Mithraism and Anahita (Goddess of water) Shrine. The monument dates back to Medians. Overnight in
Qeshm island
 
Khorbas ancient caveMithras Temple
Day 3: Qeshm
Sightseeing : Hara Forest Qeshm Geopark
Today you will see the Hara Forest and Qeshm Geopark and in peace you can enjoy the sandy beach. The Hara Forests is the common name for mangrove forests on the Iranian island of Qeshm in the Persian Gulf. Dominated by the species Avicennia marina, which is locally known as Hara, the forests are an important ecological resource. The Hara tree, a salt-water plant that is often submerged at high tide, grows to heights of three to eight meters and has bright green leaves and twigs. Overnight in Qeshm island
 
Hara ForestHara Forest
Day 4 : Qeshm
Sightseeing : Valley of stars and Portuguese Castle
You will visit valley of stars and Portuguese Castle. This valley is located 20 km from the city of Qeshm and is considered as unique geological phenomenon of Iran and the world as well. You will be immersed in the Stars Valley, and get acquainted with the mysterious and wonderful world of the valley. The Star Valley is located in the village of Khalaf in Qeshm Island, dating back to 2 million years ago (the Cenozoic period), and its beautiful statues have been created due to the erosion of sand, earth and stone. In this valley, you can enjoy a variety of activities such as walking and photography and you will see numerous statues in the form of an elephant, a crocodile, an eagle, and so on.  You can also see this different canyon from above the roof of the Stars Valley and discover more statues with incredibly beautiful shapes. Each of the sights of the Stars Valley is a good excuse to take the camera and hunt the dreamy and glorious moments of the island and record beautiful images in the treasure of your memories. Afterward we will visit Portuguese Castle,This castle was built in the year 1030 AH. to the north east of this island under the decree of the Spanish monarch of the times. The same has two ramparts and towers in the four corners. Within the castle a number of extremely ancient and rusty canons remain to date. Overnight in Qeshm island
Valley of StarsValley of Stars
Day 5 : Kish
Sightseeing :Bird Garden , Greek Ship and spend the time with locals
Kish Sunshine Coast, or Iran's Costa del Sol.Kish Island, often called the Pearl of the Persian Gulf. This island which was called “Qis” in the past, attracts a million tourists every year and very amazing place for visit. Today after breakfast you will go to Kish Island by boat. Enjoy your day by visiting the Bird Garden, and see the best sun-set in Kish island near the  Greek Ship and take a rest in a sandy beach by ordering tea or cafee. Overnight in Kish island
 
Greek ShipKish Island
Day 6 : Kish
Sightseeing :Harire city
Get acquainted with ancient town called Harire. This town is amazing and see underground city with 2500 years of history.The site of Harireh Ancient City is comprised of six sections: The beach section, a mansion, a bath, a mosque, a glass making workshop and a number of qanats. Most of the structures are predictably in ruins, but their form and decorations will give you a sense of life in a Middle-East island during the antiquity. There are also many wells and qanats around the extant monuments. They used to provide drinking water for the population of the city. Harireh was also one of the centers for the trade of pearls. This is evident from the huge piles of shells in a nearby small gulf. Overnight in Kish Island
 
Harireh CityHarireh City
Day 7: Kish /Qeshm or  Tehran
In the morning you will fly back and our tour finish and you will depart Iran, the land of warmth and hospitality with fond memories. You can choose from wich airport you will fly, from Kish International airport or Qeshm International airport to Dubai or fly to Imam khomeini international airport and depart Iran
*Here we allocate some of stunning memorial photos that taken during the Inbound Persia  Tour

Features:

 

Duration : 

7 Days

 

Meals Included:

All Breakfast

All Lunch

All Dinner

 

Transport

Public Transport 

Walking

Flight

Private transport

 

Transfer :

Pre and Post trip

 

Accommodation:

Stars hotel and Boutique hotel (Iranian traditional hotels)

 

Entrance fees:

Included for the mentioned monuments in the itinerary

 

Tour Guide :

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Visa :

Include 

Tour Directions

Inbound Persia Travel Agency