12D Iran Adventure Photo Tour
Depart: 27th September 2019, Friday
Return: 8th October 2019, Tuesday
Tour Details Summary
Duration
11 Days
Tour Type
Photography
Highlights

Ancient villages of Abyaneh and Varzaneh, Magical Vank Cathedral and Jameh Mosque, Ancient Persepolis, the Aar E Bam Ruins and the Kaluts.

Tour Price
(Land Tour Only)
landtour
Single Pax Twin/Triple Share
Price
SGD ($)
5,250 4,300
Odyssey card holders are entitled to a further 0% discount off the listed prices.
Airfare Detail

Via Emirates

BKK-DXB-IKA   1010 hrs / 1650 hrs
IKA-DXB-BKK   1835 hrs / 1345 hrs (+1)

Estimated Airfare = S$800.00

** Flight schedule subjected to change
** This tour departs and ends from/at Bangkok

Min/Max Pax
6/16
Current Pax
2
Tour Status
Pending
No. of Pax
I do not mind sharing a room with another single participant to save on the single supplement charges (Subjected to availability - single supplementary charges will be refunded upon successful pairing)
  • Tour Itinerary
  • Tour Inclusions
  • Tour Exclusions

Day 1 - Arrive Tehran, transfer to hotel to check-in as our tour leader does a quick brief on what to expect in the coming days.

Day 2-4 (B,L,D) - From Tehran, we head down south toward Isfahan to visit some of the oldest and most photogenic mud clay villages in Iran where we will be photographing them in beautiful morning light and also during blue hour. No visit to Iran is complete without a visit to some of the most beautiful places of worship on the planet, with its intricate artwork and porcelain work including the Vank Cathedral, Jameh and Imam Mosques and more. We also spend some time photographing the bridges of Isfahan, one of the best places to do street and morning photography. From Isfahan, we transfer to Yazd, another cultural hub where we will learn more about the mysterious wind towers, water reservoirs and witness some of the earliest man made caves in this part of the world.

Day 5-6 (B,L,D) - From Isfahan, we continue further south towards the ancient site of Persepolis just outside Shiraz, the ceremonial capital and cultural heart of the Archaemenid Empire almost 3000 years ago as we conduct a photowalk pass the giant monolithic ruins where our instructor teaches you the best ways to compose your photos. We will base ourselves in Shiraz, a glorious city and visit the amazing light show of Al Mulk, one of the highlights of the trip.

Day 6-8 (B,L,D) - Transfer to the city of Kerman to photograph the Aag-e-Bam, the largest Adobe building in the world with its charasmatic Citadel. Evenings are spent at the breathtaking Kaluts where we will spend most of our time photographing amazing sunsets.

Day 9-11 (B,L) - Return back to Tehran with fond memories of our adventure where we will do a photo critique to ensure your photography is on the right path. By afternoon, we visit the grand bazaar of Tehran for some last minute shopping before transferring to the airport for our return flight back to Singapore.

**Itinerary subjected to change

- Private air-conditioned vehicle with ample space for photography equipment
- 11N Accommodation in comfortable 3-star hotels
- Domestic Flight (Kerman-Tehran)
- All meals as per itinerary
- English speaking guide and SGTrekker photo instructor
- All permits and entrance fees
- Mineral Water x 1L per day

- International Airfare
- Guide and Driver gratuity
- Personal expenses eg. drinks during meals, shopping
- Travel Insurance
- Visa fees (if applicable - Singaporeans / Malaysians can apply for VOA)

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Testimonials

I have travelled with SG Trekker several times and Adrian has been meticulous in his planning and welfare. His places are varied and cater to every genre of photography. His instruction of what gear to bring along to a certain place to shoot is concise. We always have great fun in his workshop and is quite ensured that the trip will be filled with photos returning home. He will stake a lookout for newbies and guide them along. Will I join SG Trekker again- YES.

David Low, Iran Photo Tour, 10-20 Nov 2018

Uzbekistan is one of lesser known countries in Central Asia which I long to visit since 2015. It is truly a beautiful country with rich historical past. Photographers will easily find many iconic hotspots and very impressive landmarks from north to south in Uzbekistan where they can indulge their passions in photography. Once again, Adrian had done a wonderful job – taking care of everyone\’s needs and comfort throughout the trip. With his expert guidance and dishing out camera\’s settings, I managed to bag some awesome and beautiful pictures. Big a thank you to you, Adrian! All team members had so much wonderful fun and laughter in the tour.

FL Foong, 8D Uzbekistan Photography Tour, 6th – 13th September 2018

This was my first trip with SG Trekker. What a fabulous photography trip. Adrian planned the trip so we didn’t have to worry about logistics and made adjustments along the way depending on the weather so we could get the best possible photos. We all got great photos with his help and guidance of the milky way, star trails, Mt. Bromo and more. It is a tiring trip because of all the places that are planned to get the photos but it is worth it. The other photographers were wonderful and some are already planning trips together. The trip exceeded my expectations. I hope to join more trips with SG Trekker and highly recommend you take a trip with Adrian!

Lucy Wang-Ng, MT. Bromo Astrophotography
Singapore Trekker Odyssey Club