Iran- United Kingdom relations are the bilateral relations between the countries of the united kingdom of great Britannia and Northern Ireland and the Islamic Republic of Iran. Iran and England have had political relations with each other since the late period of the Ilkhanid era, despite all ups and downs between Iran and the United Kingdom this relationship has existed for many centuries. Every year a large number of English tourists travel to Iran. We offer a vacation package to Britain’s tourist. Lovely Persia makes it easy; we’ll book your trip for you and all your travel arrangement. We take you to Iran as no one else can!
You have especially tour itinerary here, this specific tour is allocated to the British nationality albeit. It is just a sample tour and you can offer another routes and destinations. Absolutely, the tour scheduled can be changed according to your taste and interest. For more information about different nationality tours, please refer to Iran-tours.
Iran visa for British citizens:
Britain can travel to Iran legally and freely. So, they need a visa that may take a time for several months. You have to apply for your Iran visa 2-3 months before your trip. We can help you to make it easy, with possessing useful information as well as professional experts in the field of Iran visa, we can offer the best and the safest way for doing this process. You should present some relevant documents as a Britain citizen to travel to Iran. For more information, please refer to Iran-visa.
This tour is operated in all seasons.
The First day:
After arrival at Tehran Imam Khomeini international airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. You will meet the tour leader. After introductions, your tour leader will review the details of the tour. You will do your check-in and go for rest. In the evening, you will be visiting Tabiaat Bridge and Milad tower. Overnight Tehran
The Second day:
After breakfast, you will have full-day sightseeing Tehran visiting Golestan Palace. It’s a museum now. Before that was the residence of several kings of Iran. Its complex composed of several buildings in a large flower garden in Tehran. This palace is located in the Arge square. After visiting the palace, you will go to a restaurant. After enjoying a great lunch, you will visit the National Museum of Iran where you can see fabulous historical items from 5000 BC to the advent of Islam in Iran which shows a brief history of our land. After that, you have visited at National jewelry museum, the collection of the treasury of Iranian national royal jewels. In the evening, you will visit the Darband area. Overnight Tehran
The Third day:
You will check out the hotel and transferred to Kashan. After visiting some tourist attractions in Kashan such as Borujerdis House, Fin garden and Teppe Sialk (Sialk hill) that is a large ancient archeological site which made of clay, you will have lunch at the traditional restaurant. Then, you will set off for Isfahan. After your arrival, you will do your check-in. After that, you can spend your evening in Teahouse. Overnight Isfahan
The Forth day:
After breakfast, the day is spent exploring the unique square in the world Naghsh-e Jahan square or design of the world square, the most brilliant jewel on the ring of architecture and urban design of the Safavid epoch. There is a visit at Ali Qapu palace the beating heart of administration and the highest building in the cardinal point of the capital, Sheikh Lotfollah mosque the pinnacle jewel of Iranian architecture masterpieces, it shows actually the zenith of Shi'a movement, accelerated during the reign of Safavid dynasty, Abbasi jam-e mosque on the southern side of square is a vast origin of the Islamic architecture clad by a turquoise glaze and Qeisarieh portal the main portal of the royal bazaar.
You can purchase valuable supplies at the bazaar. The bazaar covers a considerably large area. After lunch at the Iranian and traditional restaurant, you will visit the most brilliant chandelier at the hall of the Safavid architecture era. In the center of Isfahan, one enters a heavenly garden with five hectares area through the eastern gate. In the middle of the garden, there is Chehel Sotoon as one of the three important exciting palaces of the Safavid era. After visiting this palace, you will transfer to the hotel. Overnight Isfahan
The Fifth day:
After breakfast, you will move sooner than another day. On the first day, you start exploring Isfahan Atiq(antique) ‘Jame-e-mosque’ the encyclopedia on the most comprehensive pattern of Islamic Architecture in Iran. It’s the most important and oldest religious buildings in Iran. Archeological excavation conducted in this monument shows that the mosque was one of the important religious Isfahan city in ancient times before the domination of Arabs. After visiting the mosque, you will explore ‘Zour Khaneh’ a scene of manliness, excellence, and humanistic unity. Then, you start exploring the ancient sport, ‘Varzesh-e-Bastani’ which is still practiced in such a metropolitan city as Isfahan is evocative. In the afternoon, you will visit Atashgah, old fire temple of Isfahan and an ancient castle with a long history. After lunch, Vank cathedral will be the next destination. Vank cathedral is the most spectacular church in Iran. For the rest of the day, our optional schedule is to explore historical bridges which tow of the most famous Isfahan’s bridges are Si-O-Se Pol Bridge and Khajou Bridge. The first one is the axial element of physical and cultural connection. This historical bridge which dates back to 1591-1597AD is 295 meters long and 147 meters wide. It is the longest hydraulic structure over the Zayandeh rood and all over Iran. The second one is the multi-functional hydraulic structure. Then you will come back to the hotel. Overnight Isfahan
The Sixth day:
After breakfast, you’ll drive out of the city to varzaneh desert. Varzaneh is a city of Isfahan in central Iran and is located near the ʻʻBatlaghe-e-Gavkhuniʼʼ (Gavkhuni swamp) and is one of the historical cities of Isfahan province in terms of the history of ancient, has a very rich treasure.
Varzaneh old bridge, Jame-e mosque, caravanserai and old wind towers, multiple Ab Anbar (cistern), towers and dovecotes, castles and traces of water are considered the historic buildings in the city. Along the way, you will visit the ʻʻGhale-e Ghurtan’’ (Ghurtan castle). That is the first historic castle alive and second historic and vast castle of Iran after Bam citadel in Kerman city Which covers an area of 45 hectares and it is located in the 12 km West of Varzaneh and in the city of Isfahan. Then you will visit ‘ʻGav Chah’’ revive the tradition of old irrigation. The rest of the day is spent in the desert sand where you can go camel riding and safari. In the afternoon, assemble and depart to Mesr desert. In the way, you will have a shortstop for rest and dinner at Anarak caravansary where related to Qajar era about 200 hundred years ago. Continue journey to Mesr (Egypt) desert when arriving in the night you will welcome by traditional Iranian custom. Overnight at Mesr desert
The Seventh day:
After breakfast, you drive to ʻʻGarmeh’’ village is located in Iran’s central desert and dates back to several thousand years ago (about 6000 years). You will have the opportunity to visit very beautiful groves, then wetland that emerged as a result of flow’s groundwater and are surrounded by tall palms and the mineral water spring which the water is crystal clear that has health benefits. Lunch will be served in the desert hotel. In the early afternoon, you will depart to Mesr village crossing from different features of deserts where afternoon proceed to safari and camel riding so you will ride your camel across the dunes and safari on a sand hill. At sunset enjoy one of the most pleasant sunsets over the sands. You will have dinner with a wide variety of salads, main course, barbecue meals and deserts next to the campfire, under the stars. Overnight at your desert accommodation
The Eighth day:
Early in the morning, your accommodation hosts will wake you up sooner than other days to watch the sunrise if you wish. After breakfast, you will depart to Yazd city. The roads take us to another side of the desert with the varying scenery. You will be crossing through mountain and deserts to reach Bayazeh village where the ‘ʻBayazeh castleʼ’ is located with thousand year’s antiquity. After lunch, you will continue your way to Yazd city. This city is famous for having too many Wind-catchers (Badgirs). The Wind-catchers were an ancient form of air condition in a different season. You will be arriving in Yazd late. In the afternoon, you will visit Dolat Abad garden. You will have your dinner at your hotel in Yazd. Overnight at Yazd
The Ninth day:
Today in the morning after breakfast, begin your tour of the fascinating city of Yazd. This city is famous for having too many Wind-catchers (Badgirs). The Wind-catchers were an ancient form of air condition in the different season. Then, you will visit Yazd Amir chakhmagh complex, Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Shish Badgiri Ab Anbar (the cistern which has six wind catcher). After lunch, you will visit the Tower of silence. Overnight Yazd
The Tenth day:
In the morning after breakfast, you will leave Yazd and depart to Shiraz. On the way, you will visit the most spectacular attractions in Iran. For half of the day, you will visit Pasargad and Persepolis. Pasargad World Heritage collection is a set of ancient structures in the city during the Achaemenid dynasty. There is a great viewpoint where you can look over the site and the surrounding area. This set is the fifth set registered in the World Heritage List in Iran.
Persepolis, also known as ‘Takht-e-Jamshid’ was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. In this ancient city, there is a palace named Takht-e-Jamshid that was built during the reign of Darius, Xerxes, and Artaxerxes I was built and was built for about 200 years. This location has been recorded one of Iran's UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.
Then keep going toward Shiraz, overnight Shiraz.
The Eleventh day:
This is your Full-day city tour in Shiraz that is one of the oldest cities of ancient Persia and center of the arts. At first, you will visit Eram garden. Then, you will have lunch at the restaurant. After that, you will see the Qavam house which is a traditional and historical house in Shiraz. In the evening, you will visit the Tomb of Hafez and Tomb of Saadi. The Tomb of Hafez is famous due to containing in his collection. Hafez was Iranian's great poet of the eighth century (the fourteenth century AD) and one of the world's famous poets. You will visit the Tomb of Saadi. He is a well-known Iranian poet and writer. His reputation is catchy and strong for prose and poetry more melodious. The literary position is so strong that he became a professor of speech, the king spoke, even absolutely called him a master. Overnight in Shiraz
The Twelfth day:
Today you will check out and have half day tour. You will visit Karim Khani Citadel is located in the center of the city. The Citadel was built during the reign of Zand dynasty, and after Karim Khan Zand introduce Shiraz as its capital and chose this place as his living, to be known as Karim Khani Citadel. Citadel was used as a prison during the reign of the Pahlavi dynasty and was damaged. Then, you have explored in Vakil Bazaar that is one of the most traditional and historical markets. After that, you will prepare for the flight and will be transferred to the airport.