1nights Tehran 3nights Isfahan 3nights Shiraz 2nights Ahvaz 2nights Kermanshah 2nights Hamadan 2nights Zanjan 3nights Tabriz 2nights Tehran
While countries try to register their most precious heritages on UNESCO list, every traveler aims to visit the best in his destination. Iran with nineteen inscriptions is among the top 20 countries on this list which you are invited to visit a collection
Sa'ad Abad palace complex, Fin Persian garden, Naqsh-e Jahan square, Imam mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah mosque, Ali Qapu, Hasht Behesht, Vank church, Menar Jonban, Siose Pol, Khaju, Jame mosque of Isfahan, Pasargadae, Perspolis, Naqsh-e Rustam, Quran Gate, Karimkhan citadel, Vakil historical complex, Narenjestan, tomb of Hafez, Haft-Tappeh museum, Choqazanbil, hydraulic system, Behistun complex, Taq Bostan, Tekye Mo'avenol Molk, Anahita temple, Ganjnameh, Alavian Dome, Soltaniyeh dome, Takht-e Soleyman, Blue mosque, Golestan palace complex, Iran national museum.
This day by day itinerary is based on the latest operated program. It may change without prior notice due to different reasons
TEHRAN TO ISFAHAN
We leave hotel early in the morning for Kashan (250 km). Arriving in Kashan, we visit some highlights such as Fin Persian garden and some of city’s historical mansions. After lunch time, we get back on the track to Isfahan, one of the most beautiful cities of Iran (220 km from Kashan).
Having two unforgettable days in Isfahan, as the first world heritage site, we visit Naqsh-e Jahan square with four highlighted sites located around it: Imam mosque, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu and Traditional Bazaar. After enjoying our lunchtime at one of the world’s largest squares, we head to Hasht Behesht and Chehel Sotoun palace.
ISFAHAN TO SHIRAZ
Today we continue our way to one of the most charming cities of Iran, Shiraz (480 km). The second world heritage site is right on our way, Pasargadae, the remnants of first Persian Garden and tomb of the most popular King of ancient Iran, Cyrus the Great. After lunch, we continue to the hotel, getting ready for tomorrow to start two amazing days in Shiraz.
Our first day in Shiraz is allocated to the third world heritage site, Persepolis (60 km from Shiraz). A glorious remnant of the ancient civilization of Persia with the total area of 125,000 square meters. After having lunch and visiting Naqsh-e Rustam relief, we return to the hotel while entering the city through Quran Gate.
On our second day, we visit Karimkhan citadel and Vakil historical complex (bath, bazaar, and mosque). Enjoying our lunchtime at the heart of the city, we then go to Narenjestan-e Qavam garden and Nasir Al-Molk mosque. The mystic atmosphere of the tomb of Hafez at night would become one of the everlasting scenes from Iran in our minds.
On our only day in Khuzestan province, we visit three of UNESCO World Heritage sites. First of all, we head to Shoush city (120 km) and visit Haft-Tappeh museum, then go to Choqazanbil world heritage site and finally to Shoushtar (95 km to Ahvaz), visiting its astonishing historical hydraulic system.
Today we visit Alavian dome from Seljuk period and tomb of Avicenna, regarded as one of the most significant thinkers, writers and scholars of the Islamic Golden Age. In the afternoon we visit the tomb of Esther and Mordechai which is believed to be the most important pilgrimage site for Jews in Iran.
On the last days of our trip, we visit some city highlights as well as two UNESCO World Heritage sites. First, we go to Tabriz historic bazaar complex, which is one of the most complete examples of the traditional commercial and cultural system of Iran. Then we visit
After having breakfast at the hotel we head to the north-west corner of the country, Jolfa (140 km from Tabriz) to visit Armenian monastic ensemble of Iran, consisting of three edifices the oldest of which dates back to 7th century: St. Thaddeus, St. Stepanos and the chapel of Dzordzor. Then we return to hotel around evening, packing to leave Tabriz tomorrow.