The Classical Tour of Iran (11 Days)

The Classical Tour of Iran (11 Days)

Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan ,Yazd, Shiraz

Day 1: Arrival in Tehran

Arrive in Tehran, the capital as well as the business city of Iran, where you can find the most important governmental buildings of the modern period; but besides those, it is home to many historical monuments, great museums and parks. Tehran has many stories for its visitors. So, let's take the time to listen to those stories by visiting:

  • City Tour of Tehran will begin by visiting:
    • National Jewelry Treasury
    • Golestan Palace.
    • Tabiat Bridge
  • Overnight Tehran.

Day 2: Tehran

  • Day 2 begins with other places that are listed in must see attractions of Tehran:
    • The Saad Abad complex
    • National Museum of Iran
    • Glassware Museum of Tehran
    • Tehran Baazar
  • Overnight Tehran.

Day 3: Tehran/Kashan

You will leave Tehran and start exploring Iran in the morning of third day and by moving to Kashan which is located on the edge of the central deserts of Iran and is one of the world's oldest human settlements. Kashan city tour will be started by visiting:

  • Leave Tehran heading South to Kashan
    • Fin Garden and Bath.
    • Teppe Sialk.
    • Sultan Amir Ahmad Bath
    • The beautiful mosque of Agha Bozorg
  • Overnight Kashan.

Day 4: Kashan/Isfahan

We believe Kashan is worth it to spend more than a few hours there and so we have considered another half day so that you can visit other attractions.

  • Before leaving for Isfahan:
    • Kashan Bazaar
    • Tabatabaei House
    • Abbasi House
  • After that continue the South to:
    • The red village of Abyaneh that is located 50 Km of Kashan and is famous for its red hue, special architecture and traditional clothes of its inhabitants. Another gem that will take you to long time before the current like a time machine.
  • Arrive in Isfahan. Overnight Isfahan.

Day 5: Isfahan

The Persians call Isfahan Nesf-e-Jahan which means half of the world, because it has a great many of beautiful attractions and highlights that could satisfy the taste of anyone in a wide variety of aspects.

  • City tour of Isfahan:
    • Meidan –e- imam or Naghsh-e-Jahan ; a square located in the center of Isfahan and is surrounded by  monumental buildings such as
    • Imam Mosque
    • Sheykh Lotfollah mosques
    • Qaysariyyeh Portico
    • Isfahan Baazar
    • Ali Qapu
    • The galleria featuring around 200 two-story arcades around the square that is full of handicrafts and souvenirs which can entertain you for hours.
  • In the afternoon:
    • Walking along Zayande Rood River and the two famous bridges of Siosepol and Khajou.
  • Overnight Isfahan.

Day 6: Isfahan

  • The second day sightseeing of Isfahan will be started with visiting:
    • Vank  Cathedral
    • Chahar Bagh Theological school
    • Hasht Behesht Palace
    • Chehel sotoun
    • Jame Mosque
    • Flower Garden
  • Overnight Isfahan.

Day 7: Isfahan/Naein/Yazd

  • In the morning, we drive to Yazd via Naein to visit:
    • Pirnia Traditional House
    • Rigareh Underground Water Mill
    • Aba Bafiworkshopsthat are in Underground manmade caves
  • Overnight Yazd.

Day 8: Yazd

  • Full day city tour of Yazd to visit:
    • Friday Mosque
    • Towers of silence
    • Jame mosque of Yazd
    • Dowlat Abad Garden
    • Zoroastrian Fire Temple
    • Amir Chakhmagh
  • Overnight Yazd.

Day 9: Yazd/Shiraz

  • Leaving a mysterious town and the center of Zoroastrian culture in the morning and moving to another beautiful city with another world unique attraction. Around 135 km to Shiraz, there is the ruins of an old city from ancient Persia that once was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great and today there is just his tomb known as:
    • Pasargadae
  • Continuing our way until we reach:
    • Persepolis, another city of ancient Persia and the capital of Achaemenid Empire. It was founded by Darius I in 518 B.C. as a center for receptions and festivals.
  • OvernightShiraz.

Day 10: Shiraz

Shiraz is the sixth largest city of Iran and was also the former capital during the Zand dynasty. It is also called the city of rose, nightingales and poets.

  • The tour will start by visiting:
    • Shapouri Pavilion and Garden
    • The Vakil complex
      • Vakil mosque
      • Bath
      • Arg
      • Bazaar
    • Pars museum
  • In the afternoon, you will visit:
    • Hafez Tomb
    • Saadi Mausoleum
    • Jahan Nama Garden
  • Overnight Shiraz.

Day 11: Shiraz

Shiraz has so many attractions to offer that visiting all of them needs at least 3 to 4 days.

  • Today we will start with some of the highlights such as:
    • Zinat olMolkhouse
    • NarenjestanQavam
    • Eram Garden
    • Nasir al-Mulk Mosque
    • Shah-e-Cheragh  or Ali ebne Hamzeh Shrine
    • Afif-Abad Garden
  • After a short rest at hotel, transfer to International Airport for departure.

11-day-tour-rates

*The rates are per person  in US dollars

  • Hotel list:
    • Three star:
      • Tehran: Saina
      • Kashan: Ehsan house
      • Isfahan: Setareh
      • Yazd: Mehr
      • Shiraz: Eram
    • Four star:
      • Tehran: Ferdowsi
      • Kashan: Mahinestan Raheb
      • Isfahan: Aseman
      • Yazd: Dad
      • Shiraz: Elysee
    • Five star:
      • Tehran: Parsian Azadi
      • Kashan: Ameri house
      • Isfahan: kowsar
      • Yazd: Safaiyeh
      • Shiraz: Zandieh

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation based on the above mentioned hotel classes
  • Driver/Guide
  • Entrance fee to stated attractions
  • Visa process for invitation letter

Excluded from the price (you pay this):

  • Visa stamp fee
  • International flights
  • Insurance
  • Tips
  • Any of personal expenses
  • All meals after breakfast

Important Points:

  1. These rates for two and five passengers are based on double occupancy. For single accommodations, please contact us.
  2. In case any of the above mentioned hotels have no availability, the equivalent will be substituted
  3. These rates are valid till March 20th, 2017

 

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