Travel to a country that is one of the most interesting in the history of the world! In addition to the multifaceted capital of Tehran, experience the old city of Shiraz with its beautiful Gardens. Let yourself be enchanted by the incredible beauty of Isfahan and marvel at the historic ruins of Persepolis and Pasargadae. The friendly and open-minded people with your hospitality will be remembered.
|Day 2 Tehran |
|Arrival Tehran at 02:25 , Meet & assist services at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. After a short rest you will start city tour of Tehran, the Capital of Iran since Qajar era. Tehran is sharply divided between north and south. It is bisected north-south by Valiasr (ex-Pahlavi) Ave., which runs for more than 20Km from Tajrish to the train station. Sightseeing in Tehran Included: National Museum (Archaeological Museum of Iran), Jewelry Museum (is opened from Saturdays-Tuesdays from 14:00 – 16:00), Golestan Palace, Grand Bazaar.|
|Day 3 Tehran - Shiraz|
|In the morning transfer to the airport and flight to Shiraz. Visit: Qoran Gate, Nasir Ol Molk Mosque ,Eram Garden, the tomb of celebrated poet Hafez, and Shahecheraq Mau-soleum (from outside), and Vakil Bazaar (closes on Fridays).|
|Day 4 Shiraz|
|Morning drive to Persepolis and Nagshe Rostam. The ruins you see today are a mere shadow of Persepolis' former glory. In about 512 BC Darius I (the Great) started constructing this massive and magnificent palace complex to serve as the summer capital. Pasargadae, the first capital of the Achaemenid Empire. The first structure you'll come across in Passargadae is the six-tiered Tomb of Cyrus. Standing proudly on the windswept plain, this impressive stone cenotaph was originally much taller than it is now and is still the best preserved of the Pasargadae ruins. Back to Shiraz.|
|Day 5 Shiraz - Yazd|
|Drive to Yazd. En route you will stop in Abarkuh to visit a 4500 age-old cypress tree. Have a short rest there. Continue to get Yazd. In Yazd you will visit Tower of Silence.|
|Day 6 Yazd - Isfahan|
|In the morning in Yazd you will visit Amir Chakhmagh Square, Fire Temple, Dowlatabad Garden. Drive to Isfahan. Arrival Isfahan to visit historical Bridges of Isfahan (khaju, Sio se Pol).|
|Day 7 Isfahan|
|2 Full days city tour of Isfahan, Iran's masterpiece, the jewel of ancient Persia and one of the finest cities in the Islamic world. The exquisite blue mosaic tiles of Isfahan's Islamic buildings, its expansive bazaar and the city's gorgeous bridges demand as much of your time as you can spare. Sightseeing: Nagshe Jahan Square, Sheikh Lotfollah and Imam Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace & Qeysarieh Bazaar (closes on Fridays), Vank Cathedral.|
|Day 8 Isfahan - Kashan - Departure|
Drive to Tehran, en route you will stop in Kashan to visit Fin Garden & Broujerdiha House. Continue the way Transfer to the airport directly. End of the program and flight back to your home.
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