Living A Day with Qashqai Nomads, Shiraz

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100% of guests recommend

Duration

15 Hours

Tour Type

Culture and Art

Private Tour

Location

Shiraz

Overview

Nomads’ lifestyle is of a great interest for most people especially tourists who have always lived in big cities. During this one-day experience tour, we will drive to a nomadic village in the suburbs of Shiraz to live a day just like a local person living there. Qashqai nomads have an amazing lifestyle which depends heavily on natural resources and is of-course a healthy one compared to the lives of the majority of the world population.

We will start our tour by driving to Firuzabad and paying a short visit to Ardashir Babakan Palace from Sassanid era. Then, we will continue our way to Kazerun and joining the Qashqai nomad family to stay with them for the day. We will have a quality time to get engaged with their life by having cultural exchange with them, shepherding their herd of livestock, weaving handicrafts with nomad women, watching them prepare their tasty organic dairy and local food and a lot more depending on the day of the visit and their plans for the day.

Staying with local nomads till the early evening, we will have our homemade organic dinner after sunset and drive back to shiraz. Do not hesitate to get sure you are not missing this wonderful experience in your Iran trip.

Tour duration is from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm and it’s available from October to March.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Living a day like a nomad with a Qashqai family
  • Getting engaged in their daily routines like shepherding, weaving handicrafts and preparing local food
  • Visiting one of the oldest cities of Iran

Itinerary

Tour Location

Included/Excluded

All transportations
Pick up at your location in Shiraz
Drop off at your location in Shiraz
English speaking tour guide
Travel insurance
Meals (1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner)
Tips
Entrance fees
Personal expenses

Theme

Stay with Locals
Nomad Tours
Activity & Experience

Destinations

Shiraz

Important Notes

Things to know
- Please do not wear tight clothes, sleeveless shirts and shorts. - Women cannot be photographed without permission. - In traditional families, it is not common for girls to make contact with stranger men. It is therefore important to keep a proper distance.
Cancellation policy
Up to 15 days prior to arrival: 10% From 15-3 days prior to arrival: 40% From 3-1 days prior to arrival: 80% Less than 24 hours or no show: 100%

FAQs

How long before a trip should I book?
In high season months like April, May, September, and October hotels, tours and driver guides will be sold out very soon. Hence, it is better to book your trip as soon as you can.
Where does the tour start and end?
The tour starts in Shiraz by picking you up and finishes in Shiraz by drop off in your location.
Is the tour provided in other languages?
All tours and classes are conducted in English. However, if you’d like to have it in any other language, we can arrange for a translator upon an extra fee in any language required.
Is it possible to book this experience with some of my friends?
Our private tours are held between one person to large groups. You can even choose your fellow travelers by scrolling down 'travelers' tab at the right side of the page.
Is it possible to stay for longer/shorter than the mentioned time?
Sure. The time is the usual time for the tour, but it can be arranged for being shorter or longer.

Reviews

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Stubby Ov2676

05/05/2021 12:24

Iran Nomad Tour

It was the best experience of this tour operator They did such an amazing service , they respond very quickly of msg , i prefer to other people join here to take the benefits of this service thanks ) WIsh you Good luck.
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Slim Jim

04/23/2021 06:48

Nomadic Qashqai

We visited the Qashqai nomad in Shiraz, with my boyfriend. It is an amazing experience and highly recommended. We did a dromedary ride. The sunset on the dunes is magical. We rest in a private tent for us in the middle of nature. They were very friendly to us, singing, dancing and explaining many things. Very good experience!!! Thanks for all Ibrahim.
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heidi holmes

04/18/2021 07:02

Qashqai nomad tour

Lots of nomad experience like cooking bread, checking animals and feeding them, making butter manually and so on besides yummy foods. highly recommend to nature lovers
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