Yalda Night Tour

let’s enjoy the Iranian Yalda night!


4 Days

Tour Availability

FESTIVAL is held on December 21 (30 Azar).

Tour Type


Tour Cities


Day 1

Cities: Shiraz

After arriving at Shahid Dastgheib International Airport of Shiraz, you will meet and greet Derak representative. Then, you will transfer to hotel to rest.


Day 2

Cities: Shiraz, Marvdasht

Right after having your breakfast, you will drive toward Marvdasht County (52 km) to visit the masterpieces of Achaemenid Empire:

  • Persepolis (UNESCO site)
  • Necropolis (Naqsh-e Rostam)
  • Pasargadae (UNESCO site)

Then, at night, you will discover the mirror works of Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holy Shrine.


Day 3

Cities: Shiraz

This morning, your adventure starts by:

  • Narenjestan-e Qavam
  • Nasir al-Mulk Mosque (Pink Mosque)
  • Vakil Complex (Bazaar, Mosque and Bathhouse)

In the late evening, you will go to Hafez Tomb, the beloved poet of 14th century, to participate in Yalda Festival in which the poems of Hafez are presented as traditional songs or reciting. Then, you will go to a traditional house to experience the Iranian rituals with locals while staying until midnight.

Yalda night or “Shabe Cheleh” is one of the most ancient Persian festivals. It is considered as the longest night of the year at the arrival of winter. The festival dates back to 8000 years ago, before the Zoroastrian religious. It is symbolizing the light, goodness and strength on earth. In Shiraz, people gather in Hafez Mausoleum and have cheerful time of pleasure by reading Hafez and Molana poetry books.


Day 4

Cities: Shiraz

This morning, there will be time for exploring

  • Eram Garden (UNESCO Site)
  • Afif Abad Garden (Nice garden of Safavid era including a military museum)

Then, you will transfer to Shiraz International Airport for departure flight.






Tour Map

Included Services

3 Nights accommodation at 3* hotels
3 Breakfast
welcome dinner
Entrance fees
Daily refreshments
Air conditioned VIP transport
Professional Driver
Professional English speaking tour guide
Iran Medical Insurance
Visa Arrangement
All costs of the guide and driver

Excluded Services

International Flight
Iran Visa fee
lunch & dinner
Tips and porter charges
Any personal expenses such as laundry, mini bar, etc.

Please Consider That...

Arrival & departure point will be changed based on your wish.

We mostly choose 3* hotels for the budget tours, depending on the city, sometimes traditional hotels or eco-lodge can be booked.

All the items of included & excluded services will be changed according to your request.

This tour can be extended or compressed as per your Request

Price Table

  • Two Persons: 365 € / per person
  • Four Persons: 340 € / per person
  • Eight Persons: 255 € / per person
  • Max Group Size: 50
  • Age Rating: 2-80

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