Iran Historical Sites Tour; Khuzestan and Shushtar

Travel to Khuzestan Iran, Shushtar Ancient Hydraulic System

Iran Historical Sites Tour Brief Introduction

In this historical tour, you will visit Iran’s west southern province called Khuzestan. This region, rich in history and culture, is home to many natural and cultural wonders. In this Iran historical sites tour, you will get a taste of Iran’s ancient history. 

In your plan, Shushtar Historical Hybrid System, a UNESCO registered ancient site, is also included. 

Iran Historical Sites At a Glance

Day 1: Flight from Tehran to Ahvaz, sightseeing

Day 2: Drive to Shush, sightseeing, drive to Dezful

Day 3: Dezful sightseeing, water recreation in Dez River

Day 4: Flight back to Tehran

Iran Historical Sites Detailed Itinerary

Day 1       Tehran / Ahvaz / Shushtar

Today we drive to Mehrabad Airport from the office as we have flight tickets early in the morning at 6:00 (there might be a small change in time according to airplanes schedule), 50 minutes from Tehran to Ahvaz, we have breakfast on the airplane, then we drive to Shushtar for approx. 2 hours, after an hour of rest at the hotel at 10:00 we go to visit “Shushtar” historical hydraulic system, having an interesting historical engineering structure, then we visit “Mizan Dam”, next we visit historical house of “Ghanad-ha” and traditional museum and restaurant of “Mostofi”, we have lunch at the restaurant at 13:00, having some rest in the afternoon, we go to visit a small Island in Karun River by boat, have dinner at a cozy restaurant beside the River, overnight Shushtar at the hotel.

  • Accommodation: Hotel (3 star) in Shushtar
  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 2       Shush / Dezful

After having breakfast at the hotel at 9:00 we drive for an hour to visit Chogha Zanbil, an ancient Elamite complex, one of the few existent ziggurats outside of Mesopotamia, then we visit Shush Castle which was constructed by a French archaeologist, we have lunch in a traditional restaurant at Shush at 13:00, having an hour of rest we continue visiting museums around the area, then at 17:00 we drive to Dezful for about 1 hour, then we have a look around the area and dinner at a local restaurant, overnight Dezful at the hotel.

  • Accommodation: Hotel (3 star) in Dezful
  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3       Dezful

After having breakfast at the hotel at 9:00 we go to visit “Karnasian” ancient bath and other historical places of the city, then we go to visit Dezful Bazaar, then we drive to “Chalkandi” Canyon where Dez River passes a rocky valley smoothly, we have kebabs as lunch beside the River, then we have some water recreation like boating, water sliding, swimming and etc till sunset, then we have dinner at a coastal restaurant beside the River, overnight Dezful at the hotel.

  • Accommodation: Hotel (3 star) in Dezful
  • Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4       Ahvaz / Tehran

After having breakfast at the hotel at 8:00 we drive to Ahvaz airport for approx. 2 hours where we have flight tickets at 11:00 (there might be a small change in time according to airplanes schedule), 50 minutes from Ahvaz to Tehran, we land around noon and drive to the office and that’s the end of our journey.

  • Accommodation: –
  • Meals included: Breakfast 

Iran Historical Sites Services

  • All transfers (flight from Tehran to Ahvaz and back, cars in cities)
  • All accommodations (1 night at the 4-star hotel in Shushtar, 2 nights at the 4-star hotel in Dezful)
  • Full board (all meals and drinks are included)
  • Boating in Karun and Dez Rivers
  • All entrance fees to the mentioned monuments
  • An expert tour guide
  • Travel insurance

Iran Historical Sites Trip Map

Alibabatrek iran tour Iran Historical Sites- KHuzestan and Shushtar Tour trip map

4 Days

Khuzestan and Shushtar Tour


599 €

  • Flexible dates for private tours (Group/Solo)
  • Volume discount for groups more than 4 pax.
  • Surcharge applies for solo travelers
  • Valid from October to May
  • Age Requirement: +16
  • Physical Rating : 2 out of 5
  • Join in: Tehran - End in: Tehran
  • Max altitude: -
  • 3 nights 3-star hotel (twin/double)
  • Surcharge may apply should you prefer other types of accommodations e.g.: Single Room
  • 4 Breakfasts
  • 3 Lunches
  • 3 Dinners
  • Cars from/to mentioned destinations
  • Boats in Karun and Dez River
  • Flights from Tehran to Ahvaz and back
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Khuzestan and Shushtar Price List

Flexible Date Private Tours

  • Departure dates are flexible, you can choose your preferred dates.
  • Prices listed are for private small group tours (up to 4 people).
  • Volume discount would apply for bigger groups.
  • Surcharge would apply for solo travelers.

Flexible Date Departures Price/person Book
Oct. 2019 649Request Booking
Nov. 2019 599Request Booking
Dec. 2019 599Request Booking
Jan. 2020 599Request Booking
Feb. 2020 649Request Booking
Mar. 2020 699Request Booking
Apr. 2020 699Request Booking
May. 2020 649Request Booking
Oct. 2020 649Request Booking

Terms & Conditions


  • To confirm your booking 25% of the tour price is required as the deposit in advance, you can transfer it online to our bank account. (Account details available upon booking request)

Cancellation Policy

  • Prior to 60 days to trip start date, cancellation would be free of charge (The deposit will be fully refunded).
  • 60 to 30 days to trip start date, the cancellation fee would be 50% of the deposit (12.5% of the total price will be refunded).
  • Less than 30 days to trip start date, the cancellation fee would be full amount of deposit (nothing will be refunded).

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