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“Persian wonderland”
Review of SURFIRAN

SURFIRAN
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: SURFIRAN is an Iranian tour operator and Iran travel agency offering Iran tour packages, services for travel to Iran, Iran tours, Iran visa and Iran flight. SURFIRAN, licensed by Iran tourism organization.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed May 15, 2018

It may take a bit of effort to get to Iran but once there get ready for a really great experience. Tehran is bustling and surprisingly modern. Isfahan is a gem.
I found Surfiran to be a knowledgeable, reliable and approachable tour operator.

Date of experience: April 2018
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1  Thank Mike B
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Elham B, Sales Consultant at SURFIRAN, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Dear Mike,

We are happy you had a good time visiting the country and thanks for the kind words. We hope to meet you in Iran again. :)

Best,
Elham

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Twelve Greeks friends visited Iran from 18 of April till 2 of May. We returned home just a few days ago and a part of our heart is still there; this is quite natural. We came back physically tired but brim-full of images, colours, scents, and melodies; above all, deeply impressed by the kindness, warmth, and hospitality of your compatriots. We feel lucky that we had chosen SURFIRAN travel agency to organize our trip. In particular, we would like to thank:
1. Miss Elham Babaee for the excellent trip she organized for us. The schedule she prepared included visits to very beautiful and equally important places from historical point of view. Places that bear the imprint of your civilization. She had also the kindness to insert in the schedule whatever we asked her. The fact that she offered us a bus of 30 seats made our trip very comfortable, given that most of us were over fifty years old. The hotels she chose were in general very good. She was also taking care of us during the whole trip and arranged on the spot any matter that arose. We apologize if we wearied her with many requests or embarrassed her for any reason.
2. Our guide, Miss Fatemeh Heydari, who made us love your country as she was talking about its history and answering to our innumerable questions. She also presented to us some of the best aspects of modern Iran and helped us visit some excellent restaurants and coffeeshops. She has been tireless and addressed always with a warm smile any contingency. When we said goodbye at Teheran airport, she was already our friend Miss Fatemeh.
3. Our chauffeur Mr Mahdi. Unfortunately, I was not keen to be informed of his family name. He was driving carefully and safely during the whole journey and always kept the bus clean and had available fresh water and coffee for us.
4. Last but not least, we thank Dr. Mahdi Eshragi because his agency always supported us whenever we needed you and his main concern was to please his guests and not how to earn more money.

Date of experience: April 2018
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2  Thank Kostas B
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Elham B, Sales Consultant at SURFIRAN, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Dear Mr. Besios,

Thanks for all the kind words. It was an honor for us in SURFIRAN to be able to help you with the trip. I hope I can meet you again. :)

Regards,
Elham

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

I recommend the train tour by private train across the Alborz mountains. You leave in the morning and come back in the evening. Landscapes, mostly mountain views, are beautiful. The train stops at some stations, and meals are served in the train. English speaking guide. I was solo traveller, but it is suitable also for families.
Organized by Surfiran.

Date of experience: May 2018
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2  Thank KaisuR14
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Elham B, Sales Consultant at SURFIRAN, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Dear Kaisu,

We are happy you liked the tour. Hope to see you again.

Best,
Elham

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

I enjoyed my trip once initial poor organization of the organizers were compensated by personal touch of our tour guide.
The organizers should check travelers flight schedule to make sure they are supported at the time of their arrivals at the airport. I had no way of contacting anyone outside of normal business hours when I arrived.
I was asked at the hotel lobby to call a number at the time of my arrival, but that person had no specific instructions for me to help me connect with the rest of the travelers and the tour guide next day.

Date of experience: April 2018
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2  Thank David S
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Elham B, Sales Consultant at SURFIRAN, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Dear David,

We beg your pardon for not being able to meet all your expectations during your trip to Iran.

A lot of the changes you observed on your trip were due to the change of the train tour to a bus tour.

We are sorry once again for all the changes and hope to be able to compensate next time.

Best,
Elham

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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Surfiran for a fascinating glimpse into 2,500 years of Persian history and culture! My friend and I are still raving about this trip to everyone we know, especially about our fun and highly knowledgeable guide, Mahdie, the incredible palaces, mosques, caravanserais and mouthwatering local cuisine, and, of course, the extremely friendly and open Iranian people. We can't wait to come back!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank harrisonegrady
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Elham B, Sales Consultant at SURFIRAN, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Dear Harrison,

It was a pleasure to give you a glimpse of the Persian history and culture during your stay in Iran. Hope to see you in Iran again soon. :)

Best,
Elham

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