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Tehran       Tehran

 

Persian Empire

18 Days

Persian Empire Itinerary

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Day01

Day01

Arrival Tehran meet and greet by the guide transfer to hotel.

Overnight Tehran

Day02

Day02

Tehran as the capital of Iran is the most car depending city in the world and the traffic will make you feel astonished when you are touring around! Today we try to survive the traffic and all these noises and we will visit Golestan Palace (UNESCO) where 9 Iranian monarchs with 1 Iranian empress had crowned here! Later we visit National Museum of Iran. We can also visit the Ex-American Embassy in Tehran! afternoon Free afternoon at leisure.

Overnight Tehran

Day03

Day03

Morning drive to Kashan to visit Borujerdiha mansion, Sultan-Mir-Ahmad Hammam, Agha-Bozorg mosque in Kashan, and Fin Garden (UNESCO).

Overnight Kashan

Day04

Day04

Morning drive to Yazd en-route Naein to visit man-made caves for Aba weaving (Aba is a special cloth for clergies).

Overnight Yazd

Day05

Day05

Yazd city tour including the Towers of silence, fire temple, Dolat Abad garden (UNESCO), Amirchakhmaq Tekye, Sweet shop, Jame Mosque, Old quarter of the town (UNESCO), Alexander prison to see the textile workshops there

In the afternoon drive to Zeinoddin.

Overnight Zeinoddin Caravanserai

Day06

Day06

Drive to Persepolis through the breathtaking mountains and desert via Abarkuh to visit the old cypress tree of almost 4000 years old later to Pasargadae (UNESCO) to visit the tomb of Cyrus the Great.

Overnight Persepolis

Day07

Day07

Morning Visit of Persepolis (UNESCO), Naghshe-Rajab, Naghshe-Rustam(Necropolis) (UNESCO) 

Afternoon drive to Shiraz. Upon arrival we do the city tour including Eram garden, Karim Khan citadel and Vakil Bazaar.

Overnight Shiraz

Day08

Day08

Morning excursion to Firoozabad to see Ghale Dokhtar (Maiden’s Fortress) (UNESCO) and the Palace or Fire temple of Ardeshir Papakan (UNESCO)  (founder of Sassanian Empire)

Drive back to Shiraz to see Tomb of Hafez and Saadi (Persian Poets of great importance).

Overnight Shiraz

Day09

Day09

Morning excursion to Chogan gorge (UNESCO) and Bishapur (UNESCO). This part of Iran is the birthplace of the Sassanian Empire that we can see the greatest rock relives of the empire here. This excursion is done through the eye-catching Zagros mountains and gorges that make everyone astonished by her intact nature and landscape.

Overnight Shiraz

Day10

Day10

Morning drive from Shiraz to Isfahan en-route visit Izadkhast: An ancient ruined Sassanian city dating back to antiquity which nowadays resembles a ghost town; This is an unforgettable experience!

Overnight Isfahan

Day11

Day11

Isfahan as the world capital of handicraft is called “half the world” that means “Half of the beauty of the world is in Isfahan” and today we start visiting this unbelievable beautiful city from  Naqsh-e-Jahan square (UNESCO), Sheikh Lotfallah mosque (UNESCO), Shah Abbasi Jame mosque (UNESCO), Ali Qapou Palace (UNESCO), and Chehelsotun Palace (UNESCO) -  never miss shopping in Isfahan otherwise you will regret!

Overnight Isfahan

Day12

Day12

Today we will see the other side of the coin in Isfahan which is the compatibility of different religions in one town: Christianity, Zoroastrianism and Islam: City tour includes the Armenian district to visit Vank cathedral and museum, the Fire Temple of Zoroastrians and finally the old  Jame mosque (UNESCO) of Isfahan. Later in the afternoon we visit Khaju historical bridge. Half day free at Leisure.

Overnight Isfahan

Day13

Day13

Morning drive to Khorramabad through Zagros mountains to see the Sassanian Castle.

Overnight Khorramabad

Day14

Day14

Morning drive to Hamedan Via Kermanshah to see the Sassanian Rock relives in Taghe Bostan and Achaemenian Inscription in Bistoon (UNESCO)  that was done by Darius the Great.

Overnigh Hamedan

Day15

Day15

City tour of Hamedan including tomb of Esther and Mordchai, Ecbatana ancient city that was the capital of the Median empire and also the summer capital of the Achamenids, the tomb of Avicenna, Ganjname inscriptions of Darius the Great and his son Xerxes the king.

Overnight Hamedan

Day16

Day16

Morning drive to Zanjan via Takhte Suleiman (UNESCO) the coronation city of the Sassanian Persian kings and the place of the holy Eternal Fire of Azagoshnasb. Later hit the road again through farmlands and mountains to Zanjan.

Overnight Zanjan

Day17

Day17

Morning drive to Tehran via Sultanieh Dome (UNESCO) -the third biggest brick dome in the world.

Overnight Tehran international airport

Day18

Day18

End of the story and fly back home to…

Days

18

Cities

Tehran,Kashan,Naein,Yazd,Shiraz,Isfahan,KhorramAbad
Kermanshah

Services

Visa authorization grant number
AC Vehicle: private car, minibus, bus (based on request)
breakfast in all hotels
entrance fees (based on request)
National guide throughout the tour
lunch and dinner (based on request)
Refreshments: bottled water, tea, coffee, local cookies, and fruits

 

Contact us

First floor, No 47, The 5th street, the 2nd phase,Gohardasht-Rajaee Shahr- Karaj, Iran

 

 


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