Turkey & Tehran Discoverer

Istanbul - Tehran

12 days through Turkey, Iran
FROM: $1325 USD + 320 USD Kitty
Overland Expedition Vehicle
Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary, Local Crew Member in certain areas
Comfortable Hotel 3 nights
Basic Hotel 6 nights
Camping without facilities 2 nights
Breakfasts x 7, Lunches x 2, Dinners x 2
$260 USD per person
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This 12 day overland tour journeys from Tehran to Istanbul through Iran, Turkey

Guided tour of Golestan Palace in Tehran
Learn about Iran's fascinating history at the National Museum
See the spectacular Dome of Soltaniyeh
Wander through the ancient bazaar of Tabriz, the largest covered market in the world
Overnight in the Kurdish town of Doğubeyazıt
Overland Eastern Turkey and wild camp en-route
Guided tour of the valley of Cappadocia
Take an optional balloon ride over Cappadocia
Visit the incredible Blue Mosque
Explore the many amazing sites of Istanbul
Day 1 - Istanbul (9th April 2020)
Border Information: if joining in Istanbul, you will most likely enter Turkey at Istanbul Atatürk Airport (IATA code: IST).

There will be a pre-departure meeting at 10:00am - on arrival please look out for a note from your leader with more information about this important meeting.

If you are travelling beyond Tehran, your tour leader will need to carefully check your visa situation for your entire trip - if anybody that has arranged to apply for an Iranian visa in Istanbul, we will visit the Iranian embassy immediately after our meeting. the rest of the day will be free to explore the incredible city of Istanbul.

In Istanbul we will stay in dorm accommodation in a fantastic hostel with good facilities, which is a 5 minute walk from the Blue Mosque.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Istanbul before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Istanbul.

*Important note - do not bring any medicines containing tramadol, codeine, temazepam, morphine or opiates to Central Asia. These are illegal in all circumstances in most of Central Asia and you will risk arrest. If in doubt about a particular medicine, please do not bring it. See the notes at the bottom for more details.*

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Comfortable Hotel

Day 2 - Istanbul (10th April 2020)
Day 3 - Goreme (11th April 2020)
Day 4 - Goreme (12th April 2020)
Day 5 - Goreme (13th April 2020)
Day 6 - Mount Nemrut (14th April 2020)
Day 7 - Lake Nemrut (15th April 2020)
Day 8 - Dogubayazit (16th April 2020)
Day 9 - Tabriz (17th April 2020)
Day 10 - Zanjan (18th April 2020)
Day 11 - Tehran (19th April 2020)
Day 12 - Tehran - End Date (20th April 2020)

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09 Apr 20 Istanbul
20 Apr 20 Tehran

$1,325 USD + 380 USD Kitty

Status: Closed

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28 Sep 20 Tehran
09 Oct 20 Istanbul

$1,325 USD + 320 USD Kitty

Status: Open

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