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8-day stay alongside Qashqai tribe

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Duration

8 days

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Tour Type

Daily Tour

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Group Size

15 people

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Languages

English

Overview

8-day stay alongside Qashqai tribe is a chance to get to know Iran nomad lifestyle. This tour will enable you to become a part of Il Qashqai(tribe) in their routin life. Imagine opening your eyes in the meadows every morning with the sounds of tame animals, having organic goat milk, helping nomad people, cooking with them. In this tour, you will enjoy every moment of nomadic simple life.

Iran nomads are a lot. two great nomads of Iran are Bakhtiari and Qashqai who migrate with their livestock from cold places to warm sites seeking grass and better life status. In this amazing tour you will experience 4 days of living with this great tribe.

Note: Accompanying with nomad requires bravery, physical fitness and fighter spirit. During this trip due to the season, unstable weather conditions will definitely happen. The place for stay would be special tents without modern facilities. Activity level of this tour is almost high near 7 of 10.

8-day stay alongside Qashqai tribe is a tour to come along with Qashqai tribe in their place of living. You will experience a simple, and nomadic life style in nature. Where everything is natural and people stick to their customs. Qashqai nomads are so hospitable and accept you as a part of their family. Their organization is impressive and different than urban life.

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • In this tour you will stay with Qashqai tribe in their seasonal nomadic stay near Fars. you will visit the panoramic view of pathway, witness Nomads life, and enjoy a stay in Nomadic Tent.

Itinerary

Day 01: Tehran arrival
Day 01: Tehran arrival

Arrival: you will meet your tour-guide at the airport. After meeting, you will be transferred to your hotel for rest.
Overnight: Tehran

Day 02: Tehran city tour
 Day 02: Tehran city tour

In the morning and after having breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up and your city tour will be started. First we visit Golestan palace, one of the historical sites of Iran, which inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage list. The glories and excesses of the Qajar rulers are played out across this complex of grand buildings decorated with beautifully painted tiles and set around an elegant garden.
You will continue your Tehran tour by visiting the National Museum of Iran including two complexes, the Museum of Ancient Iran and the Islamic Art Museum. In Islamic Art museum, you will observe a collection of Qurans as well as other manuscripts showing calligraphic styles and paintings, textiles, ceramics, etc.
Then, you will come back to the hotel (Drop-off to the hotel).
For evening, you will visit and discover the Sa’dabad Museum Complex located in the north of Tehran. After the Iranian Revolution, the complex became a museum that manifest the rich history of Iran. In this complex, you will visit and discover the green and white palaces. For a glimpse into the luxurious life of the shahs, do not miss the extravagant 54-room White Palace, built in the 1930s. The more classical-looking Green Palace dates from the end of the Qajar era. After that, you will have a break time. Then, you will be driven to Grand bazar to meet locals and buy souvenirs.
Overnight: Tehran

Day 03: flight to Shiraz
Day 03: flight to Shiraz

Your tour guide will transfer you to the airport for your domestic flight to Shiraz. Fars state is the most important center of Qashqai tribe stay. After your arrival you will check in hotel and get enough rest to start the real journey.
Overnight: Shiraz

Day 04: Joining nomad
Day 04: Joining nomad

In addition to your tour guide, a local guide will join you and bring you to join nomads in their tents. After many years of migration between places, nomads will stay in some points for a while which is the best time to come along them and live with them like a member of family. You can visit women who spend most of their time making food or knitting. You can also help men collecting cattle, or working hard to secure the place.
Overnight: tents

Day 05: stay with Qashqai tribe
Day 05: stay with Qashqai tribe

In the early morning, you will open your eyes with the sound of birds singing and flock grazing. Your breakfast will be organic butter which is made be hand, or goat cheese with fresh bread and warm tea. Everything there taste amazingly delicious as it is come from the heart of nature. You will hack into their life deeply by helping them and learning how to cook like nomads. For lunch, they will host you by local and traditional food.
In the evening, you can see sunset which makes beautiful sceneries. At night full-star sky near the fire with nomads singing will make a peaceful place where you never want to leave.
Overnight: tents

Day 06: Stay with Qashqai tribe
Day 06: Stay with Qashqai tribe

In the last day of being with nomads, there are a lot of activities to do. You can also prepare souvenirs to memorize this journey for ever. You can join nomads in grazing flocks and help them in their routine task which can be challenging to be done.
Overnight: tent

Day 07: flight to Tehran
 Day 07: flight to Tehran

In the last day of joining Iran nomads, your local guide with the assistance of your tour guide will accompany you through Shiraz. Then you will be transferred to the airport for your domestic flight through Tehran.
Overnight: Tehran

Day 08: departure

In the last day of tour, around 3 hours before time of your departure flight, you will be heading toward IKA airport. Chiyakotravel hopes you to have a wonderful Iran nomad tour.

Included/Exclude

  • 07 nights stay in 4-star hotel with good breakfast / tents
  • Comfortable vehicle with air conditioning system in city-transfers
  • Transfer from/ to airport
  • All rental fees during stay with tribes are covered
  • full-board local meal during stay with tribes
  • Local-English guide with deep knowledge about tribes
  • 02 domestic flight(Teh-Shz and Shz-Teh)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Iran Visa fee upon arrival
  • Personal expenses such as extra meals, drink and telephone
  • Other Airfares

Tour Price

single1100€ per/person
2-4 people920€ per/person
5-9 people840€ per/person
10-14 people:contact us

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FAQs

What clothes and footwear should I take on treks?
On a more physical trip like this, hiking boots are definitely recommended. In most of the trip hiking boots or sneakers/runners will be adequate.
What accessories do I need?
mountaineering shoes suitable for long trips
poncho (raincoat)
warm and appropriate clothing
sleeping bag
head lamp
spoon and glass if possible-
Solar Power Bank because of lack of electricity along the route
What will the food be like on my trip?
During your trip with Bakhtiari, water and traditional food will be served full-board. If you have any dietary issues, please inform your tour consultant in advance.
I’m travelling alone – is that OK?
This is the beauty of the Intrepid style of travel: many of our travelers join because they are traveling solo and want to meet and share experiences with like-minded people
who will be my group leader?
This especial tour has been executed several times by the most experienced tour guides of our team, so be aware that it will be done by professionals.

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