Desert With Saffron Test

Tour details

  • Tour code: IR104
  • Tour duration : 7Days
  • Meals: B.B(BED&BREAKFAST)

Day by day itinerary

Day O/N Stay Visiting attractions Description
1 Tehran

ARRIVAL IN TEHRAN

After arrival in Tehran and taking some rest in the hotel.

2 Tehran Golestan Palace
National Museum
Jewelry Museum
Abgineh Museum

FULL DAY CITY TOUR OF TEHRAN

Today in Tehran starts with visiting it’s 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.  Next our visiting is the most valuable Museum in Iran, the Archeological Section of National Museum containing artifacts and objects from prehistory to Islamic era .Then, we visit the fascinating museums of Crown Jewels. At last, 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.

3 Birjand BIRJAND CASTEL
SHOKATIEH SCHOOL
AKBARIEH GARDEN
ZOURKHANEH AMIRARAB

FLYING TO BIRJAND

Early morning fly to Birjand where the first city in Iran that has the water supply organization is. It is well known for its barberry, saffron, jujube, almond, walnut, kashk (yogurt cooked and strained), dried plums and peaches. Starting city tour of Birjand to visit the highlights including: historical castle and part of old city.

The castle is located on a natural hill .The castle is the oldest structure in the city and dates back to Safavids.   Shokatieh School is beautiful Qajar style school was once Iran’s third modern school after Tehran’s Dar Al Fonun and Tabriz’s Roshdiyeh. Mohsenzadeh Cistern , Akbarieh Garden and Mansion is a beautiful Iranian style gardens remained from Qajar dynasty and since 2011 is one of the nine Iranian gardens on  the  UNESCO’s  World Heritage List . There are also wildlife, archeology and anthropology museums in the complex. Bazaar, Amir Arab Zourkhaneh.

4 Birjand SE-GHALEH DESERT

TRAVELING TO SARAYAN AND SE-GHALEH DESERT

Driving to Sarayan Saffron land before sun rising. Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, is the most expensive spice in the world. You can have a unique experience in picking up saffron. Going to se-ghaleh desert is our second destination which make it possible for us to ride safari, walking in sandy part, have a real sightseeing of sunset.

5 Yazd ESFAHAK VILLAGE
GOLSHAN GARDEN

DRIVE TO YAZD

After having breakfast, we drive to Yazd. But en route we visit two destination:  Esfahak and Tabas. The village has unique weather. The next destination before Yazd is Tabas. It is a desert city with lots of date and citrus trees. Golshan Garden (Bagh-e-Golshan) one of the rare Iranian gardens is in Tabas It is really beautiful and historical that a permanent water stream is passing from it. The garden belongs to Afshariye- Zanyeh dynasty. Plants in different species from various climates and thousands of fruits trees have made the garden unique. After visiting, we drive to Yazd.

6 Yazd Yazd Jameh Mosque
Alexanders prison
Water Museum
Amir Chakhmaq
Dowlatabad Garden
Atash Behram

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.

7

Flying to Tehran

At last day of travel, flying to Mehrabad airport and then transfer to IKA airport to flying back. 

Inclusion

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 .

 

Notes

 The saffron harvest is from 23 Sep to 7 Oct, but this tour can be run on 01 Oct to 21 Dec,  21 Jan to 10 Apr  without saffron harvest.                                                                                                            
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.

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Tehran

Tehran
24°
broken clouds
humidity: 42%
wind: 6m/s ESE
H 37 • L 33
39°
Wed
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Thu
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Fri
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Birjand

Birjand
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clear sky
humidity: 17%
wind: 4m/s E
H 35 • L 29
32°
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Thu
32°
Fri
33°
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Yazd

Yazd
31°
clear sky
humidity: 11%
wind: 2m/s ESE
H 44 • L 36
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Thu
39°
Fri
39°
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