Day 1. Arrival in Tehran, you will be greeted by our representative and transfer to the hotel to take a refreshing rest. O/N Tehran.
Day 2. Morning Visit Museums, fly to Shiraz ,Our tour will begin right after the breakfast. We will walk through 7000 years of civilization in Archeological museum, then you have a chance to explore the busiest Bazar in Iran and you also will enjoy eating the Iranian traditional dish in a cozy restaurant. Finally, we make your childhood’s dream and cartoons come true by visiting the mind-blowing Jewelry museum. In the evening take a flight to Ahwaz. O/N Ahwaz
Day 3. Shiraz is famous for the marvelous gardens, flowers and poems. You will get amazed by visiting Nasir-Al-Molk mosque also known as the pink mosque. Then we head to 17th Karim-Khan complex including the fort, Bazar, mosque and bathroom. Later, we go to see Eram garden to be among the hundred types of beautiful flowers and trees. O/N Shiraz
Day 4. Today, we drive 110 Km to the ancient city of Firooz-Abad, the first stop goes to Ghale-Dokhtar also known as The Maiden Castle built in 3rd century. Then, we will see the great Sassanid King’s palace called Ardashir with its gorgeous architecture. If you were in a right season you might also have the chance to check one the most important branch of nomads in Iran called Ghashghaei. Back to Shiraz and visit one the most romantic places in the world which is Hafez Mausoleum. O/N Shiraz
Day 5. Drive to Persepolis and Necropolis to learn more about the ancient Persian Empire. Then, stop in Pasargadae to see the tomb of the Great Cyrus. After the lunch, move to Bavanat in the heart of the Zagrus Mountain, enjoy being with the nomads, their daily life and traditions. Camping overnight in an astonishing nature beside the nomads. Having a delicious dinner prepared by a local cook in the pure nature. O/N Bavanat
Day 6. After the breakfast, we hit the road for Yazd. En route, we will have a stop in the small city called Abarkooh to see the second oldest tree in the world. This Cyprus tree is considered as 4500 years old tree! O/N Yazd
Day 7. In the old city of Yazd, you definitely will fall in love with walking and getting lost in the mud neighborhoods and alleys. We will visit the tower of silence and fire temple which belong to the minority of Zoroastrians who are following the oldest monotheist religion in the world. Later, we will check Jame mosque, Amir Chakhmaq Complex, water museum and the old traditional Bazar. In the evening, enjoy walking in the beautiful Dolat-Abad Garden. O/N Yazd
Day 8. Drive to an oasis small village called Mesr, located in the central desert of Iran, (known as Dashte-Kavir in Persian). En route, visit beautiful Bayaziyeh fort and Garmeh village with its beautiful palm trees and brilliant nature surrounding the village. O/N Mesr
Day 9. After the breakfast, do some camel riding in the desert, then, move to the gorgeous city of Esfahan. Esfahan is nothing but a great surprise! We cannot wait to see its mind-blowing art, architecture and lovely designed city. So, let’s hit the road for a short trip and we shouldn’t miss visiting one of the oldest mosque in Iran located in the small city of Naein. In the evening we head to the magnificent bridges to do some walking along them. O/N Esfahan
Day 10. Today is a special top day! We are going to visit some picturesque Safavid (16th) palaces of the king called Shah-Abbas and the mind-blowing mosques of Imam and Sheikh-Lotfollah all located in Naghsh-E-Jahan Square which is known as the second largest square in the world after Tiananmen in Beijing. Explore Bazar and do some shopping. Later, relax in a cozy coffee-shop to taste the real Persian coffee and chat with locals. O/N Esfahan
Day 11. Esfahan City Tour It’s nice to get educated about the Christians’ life style in Iran and Armenian neighborhood called Jolfa. So let’s check out the alluring Vank Cathedral and then enjoy walking and drinking coffee in this neighborhood. Later, we move to 1300 years Jame Mosque which was built over 13 dynasties. See the lovely Imam-Ali Square and explore the traditional Bazar to find the local restaurant to try the special local food called Beryani. In the evening, have a short mountain trekking of Sofe Mt. to get the wonderful view of the city. O/N Esfahan
Day 12. We are quite close to the end the trip! What a pity!!! We drive back to the hustle and bustle of Tehran! En route, we visit the nice village of Abyaneh (famous as red village). The locals there are different since their costume, way of life and ancient dialect are still practically unchanged for the ages. Finally, we have a stop in the most religious and conservative city of Iran called Qom to visit the outstanding holy shrine of Masoome. Check in the hotel in Tehran and have colorful dreams! O/N Tehran
Day 13. Depart Iran You will gently be transferred to IKA and have no doubt we are going to miss you so much with all those sweet memories! Take Care!
Tehran: Tehran is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province since 1778. With a population of around 8.3 million and surpassing 14 million in the wider metropolitan area, Tehran is Iran’s largest city and urban area, and the largest city in Western Asia.
Ahvaz: Ahvaz is a city in and the capital of Khuzestan Province in south western Iran. It has a population of around 1.5 million. Ahvaz is situated on the banks of the Karoun River, which splits the city into two large districts.
Village of Bavanat: In a quiet valley 230km northeast of Shiraz, the Bavanat region is a 20km-long walnut forest in a lush valley between the Zagros Mountains in the south and deserts to the north.
Mesr Village: Mesris in Khur and Biabanak county, close to city of Naein which is famous for the beautiful sand dunes and agricultural production in the area.
Shiraz: Shiraz, is the fifth most populous city of Iran and the capital of Fars Province. In 2009 the population of the city was 1,455,073. Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the Roodkhaneye Khoshk seasonal river.
Yazd: Yazd is the capital of Yazd Province, Iran, and a centre of Zoroastrian culture. The city is located 270 km southeast of Isfahan. At the 2006 census, the population was 423,006, in 114,716 families.
Isfahan: Isfahan, historically also rendered in English as Ispahan, Sepahan, Esfahan or Hispahan, is the capital of Isfahan Province in Iran, located about 340 kilometres south of Tehran.