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Destination
Isfahan , Kashan , Shiraz , Tehran , Yazd Discover Destinations
Departure Location
IKA(Imam Khomeini International Airport)Tehran,Iran
Return Location
IKA(Imam Khomeini International Airport)Tehran,Iran
Price includes
  • Accommodation
  • All meals included
  • Entrance fees
  • Local Tour guide
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa arrangements
  • Visa Grant Notice
Price does not include
  • International Flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8
  • Day 9
  • Day 10
  • Day 11
  • Day 12
  • Day 13
Day 1

Arrival

You will arrive in Tehran IKA(Imam Khomeini) airport, meet and greet at the Airport and then transfer to the hotel in Tehran for getting some rest.

Day 2

welcome to the Capital

A full day Sightseeing in Tehran including the first we will start from Golestan Palace (WHS) one of the oldest of the historic monuments in the city of Tehran. The glory and perfection in the design of this building will surpass all your expectations of beauty. It consists of gardens, royal buildings, and collections of Iranian crafts and European presents from the 18th and 19th centuries, Next, we visit National Museum of Iran which holds an incredibly wide range of pre-Islamic as well as post-Islamic remaining works including pottery vessels, metal objects, textile remains, and some rare books and coins. after that, we will visit Abgineh Museum.

Day 3

let's fly to Persia

Today after breakfast, we will transfer to Mehrabad airport, to have a flight to where the Capital of ancient Persia located, Shiraz. After arrival in Shiraz, we will move to Karim Khan Citadel, a well-built fort, and a most see monument. Then we move on to enjoy the fabulous architecture of the Vakil Mosque and admire the beauty of carpets, rugs, and woven handicrafts found in Vakil Bazaar, then we get to Moshir Saray a traditional Bazaar.

Day 4

Ancient Persia

We will start the fourth day by having an existing excursion to the history of ancient Persia by visiting Persepolis (WHS), a complex accommodating a cluster of palaces. Afterward, we will visit Naghsh-e Rostam which is an ancient Necropolis, a large ancient cemetery with elaborate tomb monuments. Here you can see a group of ancient Iranian rock reliefs cut into the cliff, from the Sassanid periods.

Day 5

The Pink Mosque

In the morning you will open your eyes to a majestic city; Shiraz, the home to numerous internationally-recognized Poets and Rose is waiting to welcome you right outside your hotel room. After being served with a tasteful and delicious breakfast, your exiting tour will begin; we will visit the Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, a masterpiece of innovation and creation. Sun rays will paint the floor and the columns with various and vibrant colors by passing through the colorful window glasses. Afterward, you will be taken to see the colorful paradise that named Eram Garden (WHS), we will call it a day by Hafez and Saadi Tombs, two of the most prominent poets of Iran.

Day 6

Road to Yazd

After breakfast, we will drive to Yazd, en-route we will have a visit to Pasargadae (WHS), where Cyrus the Great is resting for centuries. These ruins are among the only remains reflecting the glory of the ancient Persian Empire. Drive continue to Yazd.

Day 7

Meet the city of Windcatchers

Reaching Yazd, we begin by visiting Zoroastrian's Tower of Silence which a circular and raised structure built by Zoroastrians on top of a hill. It was used for incarnation for dead bodies to be exposed to carrion birds. We next have the chance to visit Yazd Fire-Temple, a place of worship for Zoroastrians, which contains in its heart a 2500-year-old fire and the Zoroastrians' Museum containing numerous ancient writings. we will experience walking through narrow allies of Fahadan District with tall mud and straw walls, which are reminiscent of the ancient architecture of the city. The passages of the city were previously replete with arcs, curves, and bends, wide enough for just two or three pedestrians to walk through. Among innumerable attractions of Yazd, here we will visit Amir Chakhmaq Complex. The complex is decorated by along rectangular pool, surrounded by small shops; not only can one enjoy shopping for souvenirs from such traditional and local shops which mainly sell handicrafts, but he/she can also rest their eyes on alluring beauty of the architecture of the mosque. Last but not least, is Dowlat Abad Garden (WHS) which is renowned all across the globe due to its tallest wind tower of the world. In the last, we will visit  Yazd Jame-Mosque

Day 8

Isfahan

In the morning drive to Isfahan, En-route to Isfahan, we will have a short stop in Nain to visit the Nain Jame Mosque situated in the old texture of the city. The Mosque was built after the Mohamad's Mosque in Medina. Then we will visit the Kavir Museum (Pirnia House), after that drive to Isfahan.

Day 9

Half of the world

Get ready to visit half of the world; Isfahan was once the capital of Persia and one of the largest cities in the world. Even today, the city retains much of its past glory. This hub of creativity was rightly granted the title "Half-of-the-World" due to its flourishing commerce and a great variety of astonishing arts ranging from poetry and handicrafts to unique architectural styles. We begin our journey through Isfahan by visiting Chehel-Sotun Palace. This architectural masterpiece is a pavilion in the midst of a park at the far end of a long pool which is a typical design of all Persian Gardens. The palace has been constructed for the King's entertainment and receptions during Safavid-era. Chehel Sotun Palace literally means "Forty Columns" which was inspired by the twenty slender wooden columns supporting the entrance pavilion, which, when reflected in the water of the fountain, are said to appear to be forty. The most startling feature of the pavilion is the brilliant interior design and paintings which include fabulous roofs, old tile-covered floors, and painted walls featuring scenes of battles and celebrations held by the king. Chehel-Sotun Palace is not just an old building; it tells us about the history and each and every crack on the walls or the floors holds a story of the past. We will continue our tour to Meidane Emam (Naghsh-e Jahan) (WHS) Square which is an oblong-shaped square built in the Safavi era. The square with its lively atmosphere has always been a perennial tourist attraction; it is bordered on all sides by aesthetically remarkable monumental buildings linked by a series of two-storied arcades of shops. The monuments surrounding the square are named Shah Mosque, The Pavilion of Ali-Qapu next we visit Imam Mosque situated on the south side of the Shah square. The mosque was built during the Safavid period by the order of the first Shah Abbas of Persia. The undeniable beauty and Sophistication in the design of the mosque do mirror ages and years of experience in constructing mosques by Iranians. All parts of the mosque have been woven together in great harmony to present a seamless, matchless whole. Religious concepts along with traditional symbols are all fully tangible in the design of the structure. The dome of the mosque standing on top with tall Minarets soaring into the sky, seem to invite every passerby in to worship and pray the Lord, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-e-Jahan Square, is considered as one of the marvels of Persian architecture. Every element of the building is a true embodiment of elegance; it enchants every viewer by its dome changing color from dawn to dusk. There is an underground corridor offering a passage from the building to Ali-Qapu palace which is going to be the next piece of history to visit. The Pavilion of Ali-Qapu is a grand palace located on the western side of the Naghshe-Jahan Square, opposite of Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque. The building was named Ali-Qapu which means "great gate" in as much as it was right at the entrance to the Safavid palaces which stretched from the Naghsh-e-Jahan Square to the Chahar Bagh Boulevard. The structures were a symbol of the government's power and were originally used as a place to hold important political negotiations. Ali-Qapu is rich in naturalistic wall paintings; they abound with floral, animal and bird motifs. The building is also embellished with mirrors, arcs and magnificent colorful tiles, in the next we will have free time for visiting Grand Bazaar, after that, we will move for visit Siyosepol which literally means 33 arches is a bridge highly ranked as being one of the most famous examples of Safavid bridge design. It is the longest bridge on Zayandeh Rood River connecting east of Isfahan to its west. then visit another well-known bridge over Zayandeh Rood River called Khaju and next to see the oldest bridge on Zayandeh Rood River. The Zayandeh Rood River can be considered as a contributing factor to the growth of the population and the economy of the city; it helped established Isfahan as an influential center and gave a green landscape to Isfahan, a city in the middle of a desert.

Day 10

Vank Cathedral

We are going to have a great day with a great start, first thing in the morning we will visit Jame-Mosque (WHS). This is one of the oldest mosques still standing in Iran claiming its place as a masterpiece in Persian architecture for its structural clarity and geometric balance. The mosque is renewed for reflection classic art in a traditional and Islamic structure. We then should not miss Vank Cathedral which is one of the most celebrated examples of colorful architecture to mirror Christians' religious and spiritual concepts.

Day 11

The Red Village

In the morning while being Isfahan drive to Tehran, on the way to Kashan we will visit Abyaneh. The village has a brilliant architecture; houses are constructed using peculiar reddish hue mud. The other attractive feature of the place is the women's clothes which have colorful and happy patterns and under-knee skirts. Abyunaki people have persistently maintained this traditional costume, and visit Fin Garden (WHS) a lush garden renowned as being the very epitome of the Persian garden. In the garden you can enjoy a delightful atmosphere as water from a natural spring flows through a series of turquoise-colored pools and fountains. Then we will visit Boroujerdi and Tabatabaei Traditional Houses, Tabatabaei Traditional house is a perfect place to gain an insight as to how great taste of art and exquisite workmanship can come together to build a splendid house about 2 centuries ago.

Day 12

Capital Part 2

After breakfast, drive to Tehran with a stop in Qum city and visit Hazrat Masome shrine then drive continue to Tehran and we will visit Carpet Museum, Carpet-weaving has been around since the advent of early features of urban civilization and is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished manifestations of Iranian culture and art. Carpet Museum exhibits a variety of fine Persian carpets, kilims and sophisticated carpet designs from all over Iran, dating from the 16th century to the present. In addition to its attractive carpet and rug galleries, the museum building has beautiful architecture and facade resembling a carpet-weaving loom, then we will visit Tabiat Bridge.

Day 13

Departure

Early in the morning, we will transfer to IKA airport for our departure flight.

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Ancient Persia

Price
€1690 per person
Duration
13 Days
Destination
More than 1
Travellers
9

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