Our picks for tours in these two exotic regions with their extraordinary people, intoxicating landscapes and fascinating wildlife.
Ride from Shiraz to Tehran, with countless incredible sights and experiences to take in along the way. The Achaemenid ruins of Persepolis, Boragh Gorge in the Polvar River Valley, the mountain city of Eqlid and nearby Abarkouh, with its ancient ice houses. Ride the Silk Road and stay in a 16th century caravanserai. Explore the historic adobe settlement of Yazd, Narenj Castle and Isfahan, purported to be the most beautiful city in the world.
Come with Gypsian and discover the labyrinthine alleyways of the ancient medinas of Fez and Marrakech, bright blue houses and red-tiled roofs of charming Chefchaouen, follow the Moorish vibe into the picturesque villages of Andalucia, gaze in awe at that pinnacle of Islamic architecture, the Alhambra and delight in the culinary discoveries of tagines and tapas as we explore Morocco and Southern Spain.
Experience the delights of the ancient Persian Empire on our 18 day tour to Iran. Discover what we already know — Iran is not only extremely rich in Persian culture but is so many things rolled into one. From thousand year old sites to the chaotic traffic of Tehran, Iran's greatest attraction is undoubtedly the warmth and generosity of its people.
It's time to live out your Arabian Nights fantasy! Escape into a world of Kasbahs, Imperial cities and cinnamon-coloured sands with our Oh-So-Moorish tour of Morocco. This tour will have you wandering amidst the snake charmers and street performers in Marrakech, journeying deep into Morocco's cultural heartland and making like Lawrence of Arabia as we ride the sands of the mighty Sahara atop our camels. Soul satisfying travel at its best!