Cultural ToursTour Package

PERSIAN GLORY

Tour Name:Persian Glory
Details:Tehran (2N), Ardebil (2N), Tabriz (2N), Takab (1), Hamedan (2N), Kermanshah (1N), Ahwaz (2), Shiraz (3), Kerman (2), Yazd (2), Isfahan (2), Kashan (1)
Duration:23 Days

Tour Details & Price

Group SizeMealsAccomodationPrice
20 pax46 (full Board)4 Star hotelprices are based on 20 pax sharing a room:
DBL Room, 4 Star Hotel: – $ per person / DBL Room, 5 Star hotel: – $ per person
Single Room Prices:
SGL Room, 4 Star Hotel: – $ per person / SGL Room, 5 Star Hotel: – $ per person
All-inclusive Services:
– Accommodation
– Meals
– Domestic Flight
– Refreshments
– Travel Insurance
– Ground Transportation
– Visa Formalities
– Through Tour Guide
Day 1: Tehran

You will be met and welcome by our experienced local tour guide upon arrival to Tehran (IKA Airport) and transfer to hotel for rest. In the afternoon you will visit Reza Abbasi Museum, which displays objects belonging to a period from the 2nd millennium BC to the early 20th century which corresponds to the end of Qajar period.  Then you will have Welcome dinner in a traditional restaurant and transfer back to hotel. O/N Tehran.

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Day 2: Tehran

Your morning will start by visiting Golestan Palace (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage). After that, Iran national Museum, where you can see the fabulous historical items from 5000 BC to the advent of Islam in Iran which shows brief history of our land. And Finally, Treasury of national Jewels with huge number of fascinating Gold and Diamonds will end your half day tour of Capital city of Iran. In the Afternoon, walk around Tajrish Bazaar and Saleh holy Shrine. O/N Tehran

Golestan20Palace Salam20Hall 8 PERSIAN GLORY    National20Museum20of20Iran Entrance 3 PERSIAN GLORY    Kiani Crown Jewelry20Museum 5 PERSIAN GLORY    Tajrish20Bazaar 1 1 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 3: Terhan- Ardebil (579 Km Drive)

After breakfast, we will drive to Ardebil, the city of suphism. On our way to Ardebil you will visit Soltanieh Dome (a registered site in  UNESCO world heritage) which is the first two layered dome and the third largest dome in the world after Santa Della Fiore in Florence city and Hagia Sofia in Istanbul. O/N Ardebil

Soltanieh Dome 1 1 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 4: Ardebil

In Ardebil, you will visit the Sheikh Safi-Ad-Din (Great Sufi) Mausoleum complex (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage). Then you will be driven for a short Excursion to Sarein, natural medical hot water springs region with numerous hot mineral springs for their therapeutic qualities, on the base of Mountain.In the evening you will walk around Shoorabil Lake in Ardebil. O/N Ardebil

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Day 5: Ardebil-Tabriz (216Km Drive)

In the morning we will drive to Tabriz, the center of a very ancient civilization. In the evening you will walk in El- Goli garden. Then you will visit Blue Mosque. O/N Tabriz

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Day 6: Tabriz

Our day will start with an excursion to the North-western boarder of Iran to visit St. Stepanos Cathedral (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage) on the bank of Aras River. O/N Tabriz

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Day 7: Tabriz-Takab (300Km Drive)

After visiting Tabriz Grand Bazaar (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage), we will drive to Takab. On our way to Takab you will visit Kandovan Village, with dwellings carved from volcanic ash remains. O/N Takab

Tabriz20Bazaar PERSIAN GLORY    Village troglodyte kandovan iran 7 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 8: Takab – Hamedan (245Km Drive)

In the morning You will visit Azar Goshnasb (Takht-e Soleyman) (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage), which dates back to 1500 years ago. After that we will drive to Hamedan. O/N Hamedan

Takht e Soleiman 1 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 9: Hamedan

In Hamedan you will visit Stone Lion, Ekbatana, the capital city of Median Dynasty. Tomb of Avicenna and Ganjnameh, the stone relief of Achamenid Empire. O/N Hamedan

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DAY 10: Hamedan-Kermanshah (220 Km Drive)

In the morning we drive to Kermanshah. On our way to Kermanshah you will visit Anahita Temple in Kangavar and Bistoon Bass relief, (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage) near Kermanshah. In Kermanshah you will visit Tagh-e bostan. O/N Kermanshah

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Day 11: Kermanshah-Ahwaz (484 Km Drive)

In the morning we drive to Ahwaz the heart of Elam Period which dates back to 3500 years ago. On our way you will visit Falak ol Aflak Fort in the city of Khorram Abad. O/N Ahwaz

Falak ol aflak Khorramaabaad PERSIAN GLORY
Day 12: Ahwaz- Susa- Shushtar (120 Km Drive)

After breakfast, we will drive to Susa to see Ziggurat of Choghazanbil (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage), the temple belongs to Elam Period, 3200 Year old. Then Haft Tappe Museum near the Ziggurat. Then we visit the tomb of Daniel, a very famous Jewish saint. Then we drive to Shushtar to visit Historical Hydraulic System (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage), and a traditional house. O/N Ahwaz

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Day13: Ahwaz-Shiraz (528 Km Drive)

After Breakfast, we drive to Shiraz. One the way to Shiraz, you will visit Bishapour, a Sassanid city, Tangeh Chogan, stone reliefs of Sassanid period. O/N Shiraz

Bishapur Iran Sassanid Period PERSIAN GLORY    Bahram I Coronation Tange20Chogan PERSIAN GLORY    Bishapour Rock20Relief 2 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 14: Shiraz

After breakfast, will start your full day tour of Shiraz. Our expert tour guide will take you to see the Eram Garden (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage).  Karimkhan Citadel, the ruling fort of Karimkhan, King of Zand Dynasty. Then you will visit Khan Theological School and Valik Bazaar and Saray Moshir where you can feel the daily life of people of Shiraz. After lunch, the tour gives you the opportunity to visit the tomb of Hafez and Saadi, two of our most outstanding poets to feel the taste of Persian Literature. O/N Shiraz

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Day 15: Shiraz

In the morning we will be into the heart of Persian Empire to visit Persepolis (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage) which was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, Pasargadae (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage) the tomb of Cyrus the great and Naghsh-e Rostam or (Necropolis) where you can see the tomb of four Achaemenid kings and Sassanid reliefs. O/N Shiraz

Persepolis201 15 PERSIAN GLORY    Pasargad 16 PERSIAN GLORY    Naqsh e rostam 4 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 16: Shiraz-Kerman (563 Km drive)

After Beakfast we drive to Kerman. On the way to Kerman you will visit Bakhtegan and Maharlu Salt Lake and Sarvestan Sassanid Palace.  O/N Kerman

Maharlou20Salt20Lake Shiraz 2 PERSIAN GLORY    Kakhe Sasan Sarvestan 15 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 17: Kerman

In Kerman you will enjoy an excursion to Bam to visit Bam and its Cultural Landscape (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage), and then drive back to Mahan to visit Royal Shazdeh Garden World Heritage Site and Shah Nematollah Vali mausoleum. O/N Kerman

Arge20Bam Kerman 2 PERSIAN GLORY    Baghe shahzadeh 2 PERSIAN GLORY    Shah20Nematollah20Vali 2 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 18: Kerman and Yazd (358 Km Drive)

In the morning you will visit a Safavid complex called Ganjalikhan composed of School, a Square, a Caravansarai and Bathhouse, and then drive to Yazd, the city in the heart of desert, the cradle of an ancient Mono-theistic religion of Zoroastrianism. On the way to yazd, you will visit Pahlavanpour Garden, (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage) in city of Mehriz and Jame Mosque of Fahraj. O/N in Yazd

Ganjalikhan20Complex 2 PERSIAN GLORY    Ganjalikhan20Bath 1 PERSIAN GLORY    Pahlavanpour20Garden Mehriz PERSIAN GLORY
Day 19: Yazd

After breakfast, you will visit the Fire temple, a prayer place of Zoroastrians, and Tower of Silence, the grave yard of them. After that, you walk around the old area of the city and visit Yazd Jame mosque, and Fahadan district to feel the desert architecture and culture of Iran. Also you will visit Zoor khaneh, a valuable sport Place with thousand years of history. O/N Yazd

Yazd fire temple small20size 15 PERSIAN GLORY    Tower20of20Silence Yazd 4 PERSIAN GLORY    Masjed e Jomeh Yazd new 6 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 20: Yazd-Isfahan (316 Km Drive)

After breakfast, you will visit the Dowalt abad Garden and wind tower (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage). Then we drive to Isfahan. On the way to Isfahan, you will visit City of Meybod to see one of those 999 Abbasi Caravanserais, built in the period of Safavid Dynasty, Pigeon Tower, and Mud-brick ice house. Then you will visit City of Naein to see the old Jami Mosque.  In the evening walk around Sio-ce-pol Bridge (33-Bridge) over Zayandeh Rood River. O/N Isfahan

Dowlat Abad Garden Yazd Iran 14 PERSIAN GLORY    Shah20Abbasi20Caravanseray Meybod PERSIAN GLORY    Naein20Jame20Mosque 8 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 21: Isfahan

After breakfast, you will see Khaju and Shahrestan  bridges then, walk to the heart of Isfahan to see Chehel Sotun Place, the reception palace of Safavid Dynasty and Naghsh-e Jahan (Imam) Square including Ali-Qapu palace, the palace of Safavid Kings, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, the private royal mosque , Abbasi Jame mosque and Traditional bazaar. Chehel  Sotoun Palace and Naghsh-e Jahan Square are registered in UNESCO world Heritage. O/N Isfahan

Khaju20Bridge 8 PERSIAN GLORY    Chehel Sotoon 6 PERSIAN GLORY    Naghshe Jahan Square Isfahan 11 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 22: Isfahan-Kashan (206 Km Drive)

After breakfast, you will visit Isfahan Jame Mosque. Then we drive to Kashan. On our way to Kashan, you will visit Abyaneh Village. After arriving in Kashan, you can experience the beauty of Desert architecture of Iran visiting Fin Garden (a registered site in UNESCO world heritage), and Boroujerdi and Tabatabaei Traditional houses. O/N Kashan

Isfahan20Jame20Mosque 9 PERSIAN GLORY    Abyaneh20Village small20size 4 PERSIAN GLORY    Borujerdi20House 2 5 PERSIAN GLORY
Day 23: Kashan- IKA airport (225 KM)

After breakfast, we drive to the airport for your departure flight.  Time permitting you can visit holy shrine of Hazrat-e Masoumeh, Sister of Imam Reza in Qom

 

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