Iran Cycling Tour

Iran Cycle Adventure

Small group bike tours

Venture into the unknown and challenge everything you think you know about Iran. Completely misrepresented by world media, Iran is home to one of the friendliest, warmest and most welcome locals anywhere on the planet.

Our journey traces the magnificent legacies of the Persian Empires which will not fail to inspire, yet it is the snow clad mountains, vast deserts, oasis towns and spontaneous engagement with the locals that provide surprise at every turn. This adventure starts in the capital Tehran, slowly heading south towards Shiraz.

This 12 day adventure starts and finishes in Tehran, but gets off the beaten track and climbs a few mountains. We cycle 6 of the 12 days, taking time to sight see in between. The pace and style of cycling is relaxed and casual. It is more aboout the journey than the destination.

Social Cycles will take you on a journey to interact and connect with local grassroot Non Government Organizations (NGOs) and the beneficiaries of a funded project of your choosing. Research what really happens on the ground and out in the villages with Social Cycles in a tour that carefully balances ethical research and local impact with cycling and site seeing.

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952.473 km / 591.839 mi

Total Distance

7,346 m / 24,100 ft

Total Ascent

7,070 m / 23,194 ft

Total Descent

2,826 m / 9,271 ft

Highest Point

Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Rail Trail
Difficulty: Intermediate (Red)
Ride Duration: Multi-day
Tour duration: 12 days
Fitness Level: Medium
Language(s): English
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Gravel Road
Mobile Coverage: Limited
First Aid
Bike hire
Bike servicing
Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle
Phone Number: Click to Call

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