2nights Ahvaz 1nights Khorram Abad 2nights Kermanshah 2nights Hamadan 2nights Isfahan 3nights Shiraz 2nights Tehran
It’s no exaggeration to say that history of Persian literature can be read from inscriptions on cliffs, mosques, towers, mausoleum, mansions, and paintings. From Elamite Cuneiform to Sassanian Pahlavi scripts, from Early Islamic Kufic to present Nasta’liq calligraphy, you will comprehend
This day by day itinerary is based on the latest operated program. It may change without prior notice due to different reasons
Ahwaz - Khorramabad
Today we leave Ahwaz in the morning to go to Khoramabad (330 km). On the way, we go to Choqa Zanbil world heritage site and Haft-Tappeh museum (120 km from Ahwaz), the outstanding mementos from Elamites in Iran. After arrival in Khorramabaad, we visit Falak-
Khoramabaad - Kermanshah
Heading to Kermanshah (310 km) we are leaving Khoramabad late in the morning. By then we will visit more highlighted monuments including Sang Nebeshteh (stone inscription) and Brick Tower. After arrival in Kermanshah, we go to visit Bisetoun complex (45 km) and its magnificent mythical relief.
Today we are visiting Alavian dome from Seljuk period, Avicenna’s tomb and Ganjnameh relief, dating back to Achaemenes era. In the afternoon we will visit the Tomb of Esther and Mordechai which is believed to be the most important pilgrimage site for Jews in Iran. As our today’s final visit, we go to the remnants of Ecbatana city, Hegmataneh, the ancient capital of Medians.
We are going to spend an unforgettable day in Isfahan. As our first visit, we go to Naqsh-e Jahan square (The Image of the World it means) with four highlighted sites located around it: Imam Mosque, Sheikh Lotfullah Mosque, Ali Qapu and Traditional Bazaar. After enjoying our lunchtime near one of the World’s largest squares, we will head to Hasht Behesht and Chehelsotun Palace.
Our first-day visits start with Karimkhan Citadel right at the center of the city and continue to Vakil historical complex with its bath, bazaar, and mosque. Enjoying our lunchtime at the heart of the city, we will go to Narenjestan-e Qavam garden. With its mystic atmosphere at night, Hafez tomb would become one of the everlasting scenes from Iran in our mind.
Our second day in Shiraz is allocated to Persepolis (60 km from Shiraz). The glorious monument of the ancient civilization of Persia with a total area of 125,000 square meters. Afterward, we go to Naqsh-e Rostam relief which is close to Persepolis, we return to the hotel while entering the city through Qoran Gate.
On our last day in Iran, we head to discover the history behind today’s capital of Iran. So we go to Golestan Palace Complex, visiting its royal palaces and then visit the National Museum of Iran. After lunchtime, we go to the National Jewelry Museum of Iran. At night we enjoy our farewell dinner in Iran in a traditional restaurant.