Details

  • Theme:       Mountaineering

  • Length:     7 DAYS

  • Physical Rating:      3/5

  • Cultural Rating:    2/5

  • Cities:    TEHRAN, SHUSH, SHUSHTAR

Description

  • Khuzestan has a lot of tales in its heart. Join Marcopolo on a trip to the ancient city of Susa (Shush) the patterns and designs of which are showcased in Louvre museum. This tour is designed for both nature and history lovers. It also includes adventures through lagoons, plains, rivers and waterfalls.

Highlights

  • Visiting Keeyow lake
  • Learning about the Elamites, a 5th millennium civilization in Susa (SHUSH)
  • Visiting Falak-ol Aflak castle

Inclusions

  • Visa Application Process
  • All transportation, Best quality land vehicle.
  • All entrance fees, sightseeing, permits, excursions and activities as per the itinerary
  • Professional escorted Tour Guide of your desired language and trained driver
  • Breakfast
  • Mid-day refreshment including drinking water throughout
  • 4WD car
  • 4-night accommodation in Eco lodge
  • 1-night accommodation in hotel
  • 3 courses lunch
  • 3 courses dinner

Exclusions

  • International flight
  • Visa fee payable when collecting your visa from an Iranian embassy or consulate or upon arrival
  • Tip for guide and/or driver

Required Equipment

  • ID card
  • Medicine and personal stuff
  • Suitable clothes
  • Cap and sun glasses
  • Mountain shoes
  • Anti-sun cream
  • Backpack
  • Baton
  • Gaiter
  • Windproof
  • Panchu
  • Headlamp

Set Departure Dates

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Tour Itinerary

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DAY 1: DRIVE TO BORUJEN

Drive nightly to the city of Brojen to get there before morning. (Overnight: on the bus)
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DAY 2: ENJOYING THE NATURE

We start our day visiting, beautiful nature of Choghakhor Lagoon, keep on driving to Karoon dam (3) and boating on the lake. We continue to Shahsavar and pay a visit to ShirSangi (Stone Lion) and Kul-e Farah to see six Elamite rock reliefs located in a gorge on the plain's east side. Accommodation in Eco logde.
3

DAY 3: TREKKING IN THE SUSAN PLAIN

Trekking in the plain of Susan (Lily) and eating lunch in Deh-e Sheykh village. Khung-Ajdar stones and Eshkaft-e Salman, a cave with four reliefs inside and outside the cave on the south of the Izeh. Accommodation in Eco logde.
4

DAY 4: DRIVE TO SHUSHTAR

Drive to Shushtar, en route a visit to waterfalls and watermills then visiting Mizan dam dating back to Sasanian dynasty and also Salasel Castle, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site and boating on Karoon river. We enjoy visiting the path tribes pass through. We will not miss Shushtar traditional bazaar on this day. Accommodation in Eco logde.
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DAY 5: EXCURSION TO SUSA AND CHOQAZANBIL

Driving to an ancient city of Susa and we visit Tomb of Daniel, traditional burial place of the biblical prophet Daniel and remains of Apadana palace and Shush castle. Choqazanbil an ancient Elamite complex in the Khuzestan province. Bird watching in Dez and Karkheh protected area. We drive back to shushtar and staying in Eco lodge.
6

DAY 6: VISTING CHAL-KANDI AREA AND KEEYOW LAKE

We start our day boating in spectacular Chal-Kandi area, driving to Khorramabad and will have a city tour. We visit Keeyow lake, a habitat for endemic and migratory Birds and Aquatic animals. Accommodation in hotel.
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DAY 7: DRIVING BACK TO TEHRAN

On this day we visit Falak-ol-Aflak castle a structure which was built during the Sassanid era and then drive to Tehran; en route we will not miss the largest bath (Hammam) in Iran, four-season bathhouse of Arak.

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