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places Visited: Tehran | Fooman | Masooleh | Anzali | Rasht

Gilan is a green and fertile province to the North West of Tehran. The region is rich with natural beauties and historic sites. From the highlands of Roodbar with its olive groves to the hilly tea plantations of Lahijan to the historic city of Rasht and onwards to the Caspian shores, travellers take in magnificent scenery, enjoy great walks, sample outstanding cuisine or simply idle on the shore. The tour is structure to mix sight-seeing with more leisurely activities.

Visit Tehran with its bazaars, museums, palaces and parks

Driving through divers landscape of Alborz mountains

Visit Masouleh one of the interesting and picturesque villages in Iran

Visit Anzali Lagoon rice fields and shores of the Caspian Sea

Learn about history of Tea in Lahijan and see tea plantations.

Learn about history of Tea in Lahijan and see tea plantations.

 
 
 

Tour Details

Saadabad Palace

Welcome at Tehran IKIA international airport and transfer to your hotel.

Depending on the time of arrival visits will be organized for a tour of Saad Abad Palace and Tajrish traditional Bazaar.  Dinner in the north Tehran Resort of Darband at the foothills of north Tehran      Overnight Tehran

Iran national museum

A morning bus tour of old and modern Tehran on which we will visit Iran’s National Museum, Ab va Atash or Jamshidieh Parks.An early diner and rest in anticipation of the next day early departure to the North.   Overnight Tehran

Gilan museum

A mornings drive (about 350 Km) takes us through a picturesque mountainous road,winding its way through Alborz Mountains towards the shores of Caspian Sea with a break for refreshments. En-route we visit Gilan Rural Heritage Museum, an open air museum offering a collection of restored and beautifully presented traditional cottages within a woodland setting.     Overnight Fooman

Masouleh

In the morning we drive to visit Masuleh  (35 km). A mountain side village with unique layout and architecture, layered upwards with roofs of the houses making pedestrian ways and the yards of the next layer of houses, no cars are allowed in the village. A drive from Masuleh to the port of Anzali (110 km) takes us through the rice fields.  Overnight Anzali

Anzali beach

You can choose to have a  leisurely day of beach activities, weather permitting, or a visit to Anzali Lagoon, a boat excursion to enjoy its natural beauty of this natural heritage and Anzali Palace Museum  Overnight Anzali

Rasht

In the morning we drive to Lahijan (80 km) to marvel at the tea plantations, Tea museum and an exciting cable car ride over Lahijan Gont. After lunch drive to Rasht (46 km) the capital of Gilan Province. Stroll in Rasht Bazar concludes today’s programs. Overnight Rasht

ibis-hotel-tehran

Return drive to Tehran (380) after a leisurely breakfast.  Lunch in Qazvin is followed by a visit to Sa’d-al Saltaneh Caravanserai built in late 18th to 19th century. Arrive at the airport hotel for an evenings rest.  O/N Airport Hotel Tehran

Imam Khomeini Airport

You can take the sky walk for your departure flight from IKIA

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