Day 1. Arrival in Tabriz, you will be greeted by our representative and transfer to the hotel to take a refreshing rest. O/N Tabriz.
Day 2. Let’s take a trip to the historical border city of Jolfa which is located near the Aras River and the fascinating forests of Arasbaran. Jolfa is the stronghold of the Armenian Christians who possess a rich and unique culture of their own. You will visit Church of Saint Stephanos there. O/N Tabriz
Day 3. After breakfast drive toward Caspian Sea, to the port called Anzali. En route, we stop in a small town called Sarein which is famous for its spas. The Spa region at the foot of a mountain with numerous hot mineral springs of various temperatures known for their therapeutic values. Later, we move to Ardabil to visit Sheikh Safi -Ad-Din (the great Sufi) mausoleum with dome of Allah Allah (about 56 feet high) above the resting place. We will pass through steep gorges named Heyran pass. O/N Anzali
Day 4. Today we drive to Qazvin, before leaving the port, we will take a boat and explore Anzali swamp which is one of the most beautiful and biggest swamps in the world. There are lots of beautiful flowers such as water lily. En route, there is a must see historical village located in the middle of the mountain forests Called Masoole with yellow-clay external façade of the houses. O/N Qazvin
Day 5. From the lovely green forest we head to Dizin ski resort! En route, we will visit and trek Alamut valley to see the ruins of Hasan Sabah castle, a secret full mountain fort which was residential from end of 11 to the middle of 13 century by a community of nationalist named Assassins. O/N Dizin
Day 6. Have fun! Enjoy skiing in the heart of Alborz Mountains. O/N Dizin
Day 7. After a half-day ski in Dizin, get ready to be among the hustle and bustle of crazy Tehran. You need to take a rest to continue the trip. O/N Tehran
Day 8. Esfahan is nothing but a great surprise! We cannot wait to see its gorgeous art, architecture and lovely designed city. So, let’s hit the road the early morning. 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! After the lunch, we continue our trip to Esfahan. O/N Esfahan
Day 9. 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 10. 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 check the beautiful bridges. O/N Esfahan
Day 11. You might love to do some camel riding on the sand dunes and track the Milky Way in the clear night sky of desert! So let’s hit the road to Bafgh desert. En route, we shouldn’t miss visiting one of the oldest mosque in Iran located in the small city of Naein. O/N Bafgh
Day 12. Today, we have a short drive to Yazd. 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. In the evening, enjoy walking in the beautiful Dolat-Abad Garden. O/N Yazd
Day 13. Do some shopping in the old traditional Bazar of Yazd. At noon, take the flight to Kish. O/N Kish
Day 14. Morning is free at leisure for swimming. At evening we will visit the Dolphin Park Complex, comprised of the dolphin and seal pools, bird garden, cactus garden and underwater aquarium. O/N Kish
Day 15. Let’s have a full-day city tour. We will visit the Ancient Town of Harireh, Ancient water cellars and Underground Town of Cariz. In the evening, we pay a visit for the old Greek stuck ship. The sunset beside this ship is fascinating. O/N Kish
Day 16. Morning is free at leisure. Enjoy Scuba-diving and do some water sports. In the afternoon, take a flight to Shiraz. O/N Shiraz
Day 17. Being in Iran and not visiting Persepolis is like being in Paris and missing Eifel Tower! So get prepared to have a full excursion of Persepolis & Necropolis just 70 Km far away from Shiraz. In the evening, check out one of the most romantic places in the world that is Hafez mausoleum. O/N Shiraz
Day 18. In the morning, have a half-day city tour to visit Eram garden and Karim-Khan complex including fort, bazar, mosque and Hamam. In the afternoon, let’s hit the road to Zagros Mountains to an industrial city called Yasuj. This area is filled by beautiful oak jungles encircling the city. O/N Yasuj
Day 19. Today we depart for Shahre-Kord. This city holds lots of natural landscapes and in the reason of locating near the Zagros Mountains from which lots of rivers emanate is a suitable place for the Bakhtiari and Ghashghaei nomads. We head to the small village called Saman to do rafting along the wonderful Zayande-Rood River. O/N Shahre-Kord
Day 20. After the breakfast, we depart for Golpaygan. En route we will have the opportunity of visiting Khansar which is well-known for its excellent honey. In Golpaygan we will stay at the Arg-e-Googad hotel which was once a historical palace and it’s a unique chance for us to marvel at its ancient architecture. Khansar and Golpaygan are best known for their honey and dairy. O/N Golpaygan
Day 21. We are quite close to the end of the trip! What a pity!!! We drive towards Kashan. En route, we stop in the green lovely town of Mahallat which is located on the skirt of the mountain. Then, we move to Delijan town to explore the 1400 meters of Nakhjir cave. This cave belongs to the Cenozoic period and has been formed as a result of tectonic factors and aerobic chemical reactions. It has beautiful decorative stones. The height of this cave in some places reaches over 20 m. and has deep valleys in its divergent path. Continue your trip to Niasar wonderfull waterfall. O/N Kashan
Day 22. Today we drive back to the hustle and bustle city of Tehran. En route, we pay a visit to Fin Garden which is a sample of Persian garden built right in the heart of the desert. 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 23. 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!
Tabriz: Tabrizis the capital of one of the most famous provinces of Iran, The Azarbaijan or Aturpatgan. It is the land of Azargoshnasp temple; The fire temple of the Kings and the Nobles of Iran. It is perhaps the birth place of Zaratushtra.
Anzali: Anzali is a small port across the Caspian sea famous for its swamp which is one of the most beautiful and biggest swamps in the world. There are lots of beautiful flowers such as water lily in there.
Qazvin: Qazvin is famed for carpets and seedless grapes. The city was once capital of all Iran and has a considerable sprinkling of minor sights, and from the city tourists take an excursion to the famous Castles of the Assassins in the marvelous Alamut Valley.
Dizin: Dizinis one of the largest Iranian ski resorts in the Alborz mountain range, near Tehran and also the city of Karaj. It was established in 1969. The ski season in Dizin lasts longer than in European ski resorts, from December to May, due to the resort’s high altitude.
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.
Bafgh: It is a town near Yazd. Its Desert is very popular among travelers walking and drinking chaee ( TEA ) near the sand dune are so pleasant.
Kish island: Kish is a beautiful touristic place in the heart of Persian Gulf.
Yasuj: Yasuj is an industrial city in the Zagros Mountains of southwestern Iran, and is the capital of Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province. Yasuj is unique in nature in south of Iran. There are beautiful oak jungles encircling the city. These places have excellent landscapes.
Shahrekord: Shahrekord is the capital city of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran. It is famous for its natural beauty of the landscape, cold winters, waterfalls and rivers. Sharekord is the Iran’s highest capital city at 2,070 m (6,790 ft.) above the sea level. This led to be known as “Roof of Iran”.
Golpayegan: Golpayegan is located in Isfahan province. Golpayegan means fortress of flowers and land of tulips. This city is also famous for its great dairy and Kebabs! Several historical monuments are located in Golpayegan: a congregational mosque (Masjed jāme), a minaret (Manar) from the Seljuk period, the Sarāvar mosque from the 9th-10th/15th-16th centuries.
Kashan: Kashan is the first of the large oases along the Qom-Kerman road which runs along the edge of the Great Desert. Its charm is therefore mainly due to the contrast between the parched immensities of the Kavir region and the greenery of the well-tended oasis.
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.