General

Day 1: Tehran

Upon your arrival at Tehran International airport, our representative will meet and transfer you to your hotel. Then you will have time to take rest, before exploring the cradle of civilization.

Our first day in Tehran includes some real experience of Persian life. We will enjoy ourselves while visiting Golestan Palace (WHS), the glory and perfection in design, and then we will experience Metro of Tehran for one stop only. After that, we will walk around old area of Tehran from Arsenal Gate that is now a Metro Gate to the Gate of National Garden, a historical and government compound to reach National Museum of Iran that holds an incredibly wide range of pre-Islamic remaining works. After a short break, we can garniture your eyes by visiting Treasury of National Jewels Museum. Here is the most dazzling collection of gemstones and jewelry known in the world. In the evening, we will walk in Tabiat Bridge and Abo-o-Atash Park to experience the evening outdoor activities of Tehrani People. O/N Tehran

Day 2: Tehran – Qeshm

After breakfast, a morning flight will bring us to the most beautiful island. Qeshm Island is  the largest island in the Persian Gulf, This  dolphin shaped  island,at first we will have excursion to Qeshm Geo Park that  has been registered as the Middle East first of the kind in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2006. Qeshm Geo Park, Sheeb Deraz Village and The Stars Valley  that is known as one of the most beautiful geological manifestations in Qeshm Island; are our sights that is visited by the group. O/N Qeshm

Day 3: Qeshm

After breakfast start an excursion to explore the Island by visit the historic Kharbas (Khurbez) Caves were formed naturally more than 2800 years ago due to receding of the water level. Tourian Village is a village about 31 km to the southwest of Qeshm. Agriculture is booming in this village. Vegetable cultivation, sunflower farms and beautiful palm groves are among the tourist attractions of this region. Then Chahkouh straight, Harra (mangrow) Ecosystem perhaps the most unique attraction on Qeshm Island and the coasts of Persian Gulf for every domestic or foreign tourist is the floating Mangrove forests. It spreads from strait of Hormoz to the east on Oman beaches and the Indian Ocean. These widespread forests can be seen at the beaches of Persian Gulf around the Laft horbor at north of Qeshm Island and Khamir harbor. Avesina, the great Iranian scientist, called the trees Hara, and in next step is Left district with its golden wells; Left is a historical and ancient city which is dated to more than 2000 years ago. The natural view and scene of Laft is covered with green and verdant tropical trees, tall palm gardens, beside attractive and dazzling beauty of the sea and floating Hara forest that draw the newcomer’s attention. The architectural style of the houses of Laft are very amazing and attractive. The most obvious architectural features of the houses are their various windbreaks (wind’s towers) that are in different size. O/N Qeshm

Day 4: Qeshm – Shiraz

After breakfast, an excursion to Hengam The distance between Hengam Island and Qeshm Island is about 2 kilometers (1.2 miles). The primary economic activity is fishing, as well as some tourism and sightseeing. The main sights of Hengam are the English harbor buildings along with the coal storage; or Hormoz Island that has many attractions. It has many colorful mountains- colored earth, multicolored stones and and some salt cave. Beauty of nature, kindness of indigenous people who live in the Island can be a reason for tourists to make this their vacation spot during the winter. The climate in this Island is extremely favorable in the months during late autumn and winter. In the afternoon, we will fly to Shiraz. O/N Shiraz

Day 5: Shiraz

In the morning, your exiting tour will begin by visiting Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, which is known as Pink Mosque. Here, sunrays will paint the floor and the columns colors by passing through the colorful window glasses. Then, the well-Built fort of Karimkhan Citadel; Vakil Mosque and traditional bazaar of Vakil and Saray Moshir. Afterwards, we keep on our tour by visiting Ali Ebn Hamze and Shah Cheragh holy shrine for their dazzling mirror works. In the evening, you will enjoy Delgosha Garden and the Tomb of Iranian famous Poet, Hafiz. O/N Shiraz

Day 6: An Excursion to ancient Persia

We will start the day by driving to the history of ancient Persia by visiting Persepolis (WHS), a complex accommodating a cluster of palaces. In the next, we will visit Naghsh-e Rostam, which is an ancient Necropolis, a large ancient cemetery with elaborate tomb monuments. In the evening, you will enjoy walking around Quran Gate and visiting Saadi, another well-known Persian poet. O/N Shiraz

Day 7: Shiraz- Pasargadae-Yazd

After checking out from hotel, we will leave Shiraz to Yazd, City of Zoroastrians, with having privilege by visiting Pasargadae (WHS), where Cyrus the Great is resting for centuries. We have a short stop in Abar Kouh take rest near Cypress of Abarkuh. O/N Yazd 

Day 8: Yazd- Mehriz- Saryazd-Yazd

We start the day by driving to Mehriz.to spend time in Pahlavanpour Garden this garden covers an erea of roughly five hectares, the dates back to the Qajarid era, in the next we will visit Mehrpadin Jame Mosque, the magnificent Minaret of Mehpadin Jameh mosque is renowned for being single. After we will drive to Saryazd, visit Saryazd Castel, having many distinctive features both historically and architecturally, as it stands unique in the central desert of Iran. After that, we will return to Yazd. Finally, is Dowlat Abad Garden (WHS), which is fame due to its tallest wind tower of the world. O/N Yazd

Day 9: Yazd

After Breakfast, we begin by visiting Zoroastrian’s Tower of Silence which a circular and raised structure built by Zoroastrians on top of a hill. Next, we 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 museum. We then head to the Water Museum, an ancient house that shows possesses of Qanat system. Among in numerable attractions of Yazd, here we will visit Amir Chakhmakh Complex. The complex is decorated by along rectangular pool, surrounded by small shops; then 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 and visit Jame mosque of Yazd. O/N Yazd

Day 10: Yazd- Isfahan

In the morning drive to Isfahan, En-route to Isfahan, we will have a short stop in Meybod. The city receives great credit for minting-coins workshops, which we also will visit. Another attraction is Narin Castle, which Remains located in the middle of historical texture of Meybod. Another must-see monument in Meybod is Shah-Abbasi Caravanserai built in Safavid era. Just like travelers in the past who could rest and recover from the day’s journey, we also stop here on our way to Isfahan to enjoy the architecture of the structure that having rooms all around, its traditionally used as shops and stores. We should leave Meybod to visit Nain Jame Mosque situated in Nain City. The Mosque was built after the Mohamad’s Mosque in Medina.  O/N Isfahan

Day 11: Isfahan

We start to enjoy Isfahan, the pearl of Islamic archeology, by visiting Chehel-Sotun Garden (WHS). This architectural masterpiece is a typical design of all Persian Gardens. We will continue our tour to Meidane Emam (Naghsh-e-Jahan Square) (WHS), to visit Imam Mosque. The undeniable beauty in design and great harmony. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque. It enchants every viewer by its dome changing color from dawn to dusk. The Pavilion of Ali-Qapu. The building was named Ali-Qapu, which means “great gate”. Ali-Qapu is rich in naturalistic wall paintings. Traditional Bazaar makes the rectangle of the square more fascinating. In the evening, we walk through Siyosepol, the longest bridge on Zayandeh Rood River connecting east of Isfahan to its west. O/N Isfahan 

Day 12: Isfahan

We are going to have a great day with a great start to walk around walking around Jolfa district and visit Vank Cathedral, which is one of the most celebrated example of the colorful architecture to mirror Christians’ religious and spiritual concepts. Then you will visit Jame-Mosque (WHS) and its incredible Oljaito Adytum. After that, we will visit Menar Jonban. Its notable feature is that if one of the minarets is shaking, the other minaret will shake as well. In the evening you will walk around Khaju Bridge on Zayandeh rood river. O/N Isfahan

Day 13: Isfahan- Abiyaneh- Kashan

In the morning drive to Kashan, on the way to Kashan we will visit Abiyaneh. The village has brilliant houses, which are constructed with peculiar reddish hue mud. Then Driving Kashan to visit Fin Garden (WHS) a lush garden renowned as being the very epitome of the Persian garden. Then we will visit Boroujerdi or Tabatabaei Traditional Houses. O/N Kashan

Day 14: Kashan- Tehran

After breakfast, we will move to Tehran. Visiting Saad Abbad Palace is a great way to become more familiar with summer residence of Qajar kings at the foot of the Alborz ranges, north of Tehran. Then we will visit Tajrish Bazaar one of the oldest areas of Tehran.

We will drive to IKA airport for departure flight. Saying goodbye is never easy, we had the honor to host you here in Iran, take care and enjoy your flight.

Services include:

  • 14 nights accommodation with breakfast;
  • Visa reference code for each traveler;
  • Transfer for the whole tour;
  • Experienced guide;
  • Lunch;
  • Farewell dinner in a traditional restaurant with live music;
  • Entrance fee for the sites mentioned in the program;

Services Exclude:

  • Accommodation in airport hotel;
  • Insurance;
  • Tip and portage

Notes:

  • Upon your request and flight time, we can book Airport hotel (IBIS or Novotel) to take some rest before flight.
  • The National Jewelry Museum is open on Saturdays to Tuesdays, if the program in Tehran is not match the days; we will visit Reza Abbasi Museum instead.

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