- Sample famous Iranian hospitality with a local family
- Visit the tomb of Iran’s most famous poet
Get a taste of the real Iran with this essential cultural gift experience in Shiraz. Accompanied by a professional guide, you’ll head into the mountainous region of Hesar for an immersive trek through the stunningly beautiful landscape, before visiting the home of a local family to share a homecooked lunch. The tour begins at the peaceful Tomb of Hafez, the legendary poet whose works from the 14th century are still venerated today. What we really love about this Iranian sightseeing tour is that it combines traditional culture, amazing scenery, exercise, great food and meeting the locals - incredibly satisfying!
Explore Hesar, around 80 kilometres northwest of Iran, taking in the fresh mountain air and learning about the area’s flora and fauna. You’ll walk through wooded areas to find out about how they provide an income for local villagers, and then settle down for a delicious Persian lunch with a family where you can find out plenty more about life in this part of the country. This sightseeing and gastronomy tour is a must do when in Shiraz.