Behind the Green Curtain
Cast aside your preconceptions and open yourself to an exotic, breathtaking journey through Iran, one of the world’s most captivating destinations. From Iran’s busy bazaars, historic treasures and towering minarets, to its expansive gardens and palaces, your private, AutoVenture chauffeured tour will capture all the majesty this ancient land has to offer.
Iran has 7,000 years of history with more than one million historical sites. It has an amazing diversity of landscapes, lifestyles and customs. The Iranian people are incredibly friendly and welcoming, and love to start conversations about your background and impressions of their country.
Your Farsi and English-speaking AutoVenture guide first will show you Tehran, with its elegant boulevards and parks, and the famous Carpet Museum to see Persian carpets dating back to the 17th century. There are stops at the Archeological Museum, and the National Jewels Museum to see incomparable pieces worn by former royalty.
In the ancient city of Kashan, its colorful, swarming bazaar will leave you breathless with its myriad shops and stalls. It is a trip back to another age with its mosques, caravanserais and a fantastic old mill. You’ll also wander the historic village of Abyaneh with its red clay architecture, narrow lanes and staircase-stacked dwellings.
Arriving in Isfahan, you’ll enjoy five-star accommodations, lavishly decorated with painted vaults and antiques. The city’s Islamic buildings are adorned with gorgeous, blue tile, providing a stunning contrast against the desert landscape.
You’ll even spend a full day in Persepolis, which was once occupied by Alexander the Great. Notable among your many stops will be a luxurious stay in the beautiful city of Shiraz, known throughout the ages for its education, nightingales, poetry and wine.
It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience that AutoVenture promises to make even more memorable.
For those unfamiliar with Iran, an AutoVenture guided tour is the surest way of getting closest to the culture, and of capturing an unforgettable land.
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