- Tour code: IR101
- Tour duration : 9Days
- Meals: B.B ( Bed&Breakfast )
Day by day itinerary
|Day||O/N Stay||Visiting attractions||Description|
TRANSFER TO MEHRABAD AIRPORT AND FLYING TO SHIRAZ
Reach to Imam Khomeini international airport of Iran and transfer to Mehrabad airport . Fly to Shiraz and transfer to hotel and take a rest .
|2||Shiraz|| Eram Garden
Arg _e_ Karim Khan
Nasir- al-Mulk Mosque
Narenjestan_ e_ Qavam
FULL DAY CITY TOUR OF SHIRAZ
Today we visit the highlights of Shiraz . The Eram Garden, an exemplary Persian Garden and a world heritage site ,Arg-e Karim Khan, Pars Museum, the burial place of Karim Khan Zand, the founder of Zand dynasty, Vakil Complex including its famous bazaar, mosque and bath, Pink Mosque of Nasir al-Mulk, Narengestan-e-Ghavam ancient house and the Tombs of Sa’di and Hafez, two greatest Persian poets.
Abarkouh Jame Mosque
EXCURSION TO PERSPOLIS AND PASARGADAE AND DRIEVE TO YAZD
Wish to learn about Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BCE)? Persepolis, a world heritage site, is the best place where you can listen to stories about the rise, flourish and demise of the first significant world empire. The huge columns, well-preserved bas-reliefs, huge griffins and gigantic tombs make Persepolis extraordinary. Some miles from Persepolis there is a necropolis, Naqsh-e Rostam, housing tombs of four Achaemenid emperors all carved into a high cliff. Pasargadae, a world heritage site, is the next stop. This pilgrimage ground is the burial place of “Cyrus the Great”, founder of the first Persian Empire and drive to Yazd . We also pass through the town of Abarkouh with its 14th century Jame Mosque.
|4||Yazd|| Yazd Jameh Mosque
FULL DAY CITY TOUR IN YAZD
Today, we explore the Old City of Yazd and the attractions in it. The Jame Mosque with its high portal and lofty minarets is the starting point of our tour. Having seen the mosque, Then, we enter the oldest part of city ( Fahadan ) where in addition to enjoying its amazing texture and atmosphere we will visit shrines of Seyyed Rokneddin and Davazdah Imam and Alexander Prison. we visit Water Museum and Amir Chaqmaq complex, Dowlatabad Garden, world heritage site, and Zoroastrian sites including Yazd Fire Temple is the other places we visit.
|5||Isfahan|| Shah Abbasi Caravanserai
Nain Ethnological Museum
VISITING MEYBOD AND NAIN
Isfahan is our next main destination. En route to Isfahan we pass through two desert towns of Meybod and Nain. In Meybod we visit a citadel, a caravanserai, traditional ice storage, a beautiful pigeon house (a sort of dovecote). In Nain, we experience traditional wool-weaving process, a 10th century mosque and the Ethnological Museum of Nain. Then, we keep on driving to Isfaha .For the evening, we have historical bridges of Si-o Se Pol and Khaju to visit.
|6||Isfahan|| Vank Cathedral
Masjed-e Jame of Isfahan
CHehel Sotoun palace
FULL DAY CITY TOUR OF ISFAHAN
Today , we have a full day city tour of Isfahan . We will visit Vank Cathedral , an outstanding heritage of Isfahan Armenian community is Vank Cathedral with its beautiful frescoes and a treasure of historical objects and religious artifacts in its museum . Our next outstanding man-made architecture place to see is Jame Mosque of Isfahan , ( a world heritage site ) . After having lunch , we want to visit Chehel Sotoun palace . Then Naghsh-e-Jahan Square a world heritage site ( Abbasi mosque, Sheykh lotfollah mosque , Aliqapu palace , Qeysarie bazzar) , with its huge , lofty columns and beautiful painting located close to the Chehel Sotoun palace is another site ti visit today .
|7||Tehran|| House of Tabatabai
DRIVE TO TEHRAN , EN ROUT VISITING ABYANEH AND KASHAN
We drive to Tehran . But , before reaching to Tehran , we have two destinations to see : Abyaneh and Kashan . Abyaneh , an ancient village with different lifestyles , unique customs and houses . The following place is Kashan . Its a green ancient town on the edge of desert . Here , we see the beautiful Fin Garden ( a world heritage site ) and the old house of Tabatabaei . We drive to Tehran .
|8||Tehran|| Golestan Palace
FULL DAY CITY TOUR OF TEHRAN
The first day in Tehran starts with visiting its only world heritage site, Golestan Palace, the most important monument of the city and one of the first buildings constructed in Tehran. In a short time we walk around in bazaar . Then, we visit the most valuable Museum in Iran, the Archeological Section of National Museum containing artifacts and objects from prehistory to Islamic era. Then, we pay a visit to Abgine Museum (Glass & Ceramics Museum), a time travel experience with plates and dishes from different periods of Iran history and culture. At last we visit the fascinating museum of Crown Jewels .
HALF DAY CITY TOUR OF TEHRAN AND FLY BACK
The second day in Tehran We visit Sa’dabad palace . it is as the palaces housing the Pahlavi family, the last ruling dynasty in Iran. This is the last part of your tour and then fly back home.
Visa Application Process .
Accommodation in 5* hotels in each city in double / single room .
Domestic flight tickets (If it is referred in the package ) .
Iran insurance .
Mid-day refreshment .
Professional escorted Tour Guide of your choice language and trained driver .
All transportation including transfer from/to hotel , Best quality land vehicle .
All entrance fees, sightseeing, permits, excursions and activities as per the itinerary .
Hotels could be replaced with similar hotel in the same category.
Upon your request the itinerary can be extended or shortened.
Visa fee payable when collecting your visa from an Iranian embassy or consulate or upon arrival .
The itinerary may be changed , depending on date and time of arriving and departure .
Opening times of the Jewels Museum in Tehran:Saturday to Tuesday 14:00-16:00 o’clock .
Friday is weekend in Iran.