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. In the morning you visit Sa’dabad Complex including some beautiful palaces built by Qajar Monarchy in 19th century. Take a flight to Shiraz to continue our trip by visiting the impressive Eram Garden in the afternoon. O/N Shiraz
Day 3. 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 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 Karim-Khan complex including the fort, bazar, mosque and Hammam. O/N Shiraz
Day 5. In the morning, let’s drive to Yazd that is known as the center of Zoroastrianism in Iran. En route, have a short look to Pasargadae village and check the tomb of the Great Cyrus. Later, 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 6. 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 7. 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 for a short trip and we shouldn’t miss visiting one of the oldest mosque in Iran located in the small city of Naein. Check in the hotel in Esfahan and in the evening we head to the magnificent bridges to do some walking along them. O/N Esfahan
Day 8. 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 9. 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 10. 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 11. 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!