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Iran Highlights 411-1 
Iran Highlights 411-1

    Iran Highlights 411-1

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    Date : 23 April 2016 To Tour Days :
    Start and End : Iran
    Highlights : Golestan Palace, Persepolis, Pasargadae, Eram Garden, Naghsh-e Jahan, Isfahan Friday Mosque, Fin Royal Garden. National Museum, Carpet Museum, Naghsh-e Rostam Necropolis, Vakil Bazaar, Pink Mosque, Yazd Friday Mosque, Yazd Old Town, Zoroastrian Temple & Silence Tower, Chehel Sotoun Palace, Ali Qoli Agha Bathhouse, Vank Cathedral, Abyaneh Historical Village, Boroujerdi’s Historical House, Glass & Ceramic Museum, Azadi Tower.
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Iran Highlights 411-1

Classic route of Iran, to visit most historical sites

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  • DAY 1 Depart to Tehran

    Depart to Tehran. Arrive at midnight of the next day.

  • DAY 2 Carpet Museum, National Museum, Golestan Palace, Welcome Dinner

    Before noon you proceed to a light sightseeing in Tehran. Visits starts with Carpet Museum, which showcases some of the most beautiful and world famous fine Hand-weaved Persian Carpets.

    Thereafter proceed to visit National Museum called “Iran Bastan”, the largest museum in the country with a rich pre- and post-Islam archaeological & art collections.
    Then directly transfer to Airport for fly to Shiraz. Upon arrival transfer to hotel.
    Persia Tourism’s tour director welcomes you in Imam Khomeini International Airport in the midnight. After meet and greet, you will be transferred to your hotel.

  • DAY 3 Persepolis, Naghsh-e Rostam, Hafiz Tomb, Mausoleum

    Not far from Persepolis, you will visit Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis, the rock reliefs and rock tombs of the Achaemenid and Sassanid’s famous emperors.
    Afternoon in Shiraz you visit the Tomb of Hafez, the world famous Iranian poet, whose masterpiece Divan inspired German poem Goethe versify the “West-Eastern Divan” in 1814. The last visit will be either “Ali Ebn-e Hamzeh” or “Shah Cheragh” magnificent mausoleum, with the dazzling mirror mosaics art.
    Today start the sightseeing with a half-day excursion to the very impressive UNESCO World Heritage site of Takht-e Jamshid or as Greek historians Herodotus called it, "Persepolis". Visit the imposing ruins of the 2500 years old Achaemenid ceremonial capital, which is burnt and almost destructed by Alexander. Numerous gates, stairs, reliefs, halls and also a treasure house which used to protect the Achaemenid Empire’s legendary treasures are to be sighted.

  • DAY 4 Pink Mosque, Narenjestan, Eram Garden, Hafez Tomb, Vakil Bazaar

    Morning you will continue sightseeing in Shiraz starting with the Pink (Nasir-ol Molk) Mosque, famous for its fine and colorful ceramics & windows and then Narenjestan Qavam Garden Residence. Afterward you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Eram Garden, a nice sample of Persian Gardens and today the botanical museum of Shiraz.
    Other visits will be Saadi Tomb, world famous Iranian poet, whose poems have been translated in many languages and published in many countries.
    At the end you can stroll in the covered Vakil Bazaar with colorful handicrafts and antique outlets.

  • DAY 5 Pasargadae, Abarkuh Old Cypress

    In the morning depart to Yazd (440 Km). En route visit UNESCO World Heritage site of Pasargadae Palace & Tomb of Cyrus the Great, the founder of the most powerful Persian Empire, which ruled almost half the world population in its power pick.
    Then you continue the road to Abarkuh, famous for its Giant Cypress (about 4000 years old) and then drive further to Yazd, the capital of Zoroastrians, through the Iran’s central desert’s coast.

  • DAY 6 Zoroastrian Tower & Temple, Friday Mosque, Amir Chakhmagh Tor

    Morning you visit the funeral towers of the Zoroastrians called “Towers of Silence“, and then Zoroastrian Fire Temple.
    Afterward visit old town quarter and some of its highlights incl. Yazd Friday Mosque with “the tallest mosque entrance gate” in Iran, Roknod-din Mausoleum, so called Alexander Prison, and Ceramic Workshop. In the evening visit impressive Amir Chakhmagh Tor.
    Yazd is an ancient city on the coast of Iran’s Central Desert, with typical local architecture & traditional air-conditioners called “Wind Tower”. The height of 1,200 meters above sea level, give this city a pleasant weather despite of its location.

  • DAY 7 Nain Friday Mosque, Aba Weaving Workshop

    After breakfast depart to a city called Nain with visiting the Friday Mosque, Narin Qaleh Citadel (outside view) and Traditional Aba Weaving Workshop.
    Evening you will reach Isfahan, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, famous as “Nesf-e Jahan” which means “Half of the World”.

  • DAY 8 Naghsh-e Jahan Square, Imam Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace

    The most glorious monument at this square is Imam Mosque which stands elate for more than 400 years. Also there is another special mosque, called Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque (or women mosque) which has a unique concept among all other mosques in the country, the only mosque without minaret and yard. The other monument here is 5 story Aali Qapu Palace with a unique decoration, from its wide terrace the Safavid king would observed the Polo matches and other performances in the square. Charming Qeysariyeh Bazaar is the last but not the least part that you are going to visit at the square.
    Then you proceed to the picturesque historical bridges, “Khajou” and “Si-o-Se Pol” (33-Arches bridge) with an interesting break in a traditional tea house under the bridge arches.
    Be prepared for a perfect day by charming sights you are going to visit. First you will be guided to Chehel Sotoun Palace (forty columns). Wonderful is not enough to describe this palace of Safavid Dynasty, especially with its numerous huge and history-telling wall-paintings, through which you can have a rough image of the Safavid era. After that is the most brilliant and world famous attraction of the city, or better to say, of the whole country, the UNESCO World Heritage Naghsh-e Jahan Square (Image of the World) which stands with its two spectacular mosques and the palace as well as the Qeysariyeh majestic Covered Bazaar.

  • DAY 9 Vank Cathedral, Friday Mosque, Ali Qoli Agha Bathhouse

    Afterwards there will be a visit to UNESCO World Heritage Isfahan’s Friday Mosque. A live gallery of typical Iranian Islamic architecture and decoration is awaiting you in this mosque as it's developed and expanded throughout the different centuries and during various dynasties.
    After that, you have free time to stroll in the covered bazaar with your tour guide. You might like to have a look at the carpets shops around the bazaar as well and buy a prestigious souvenir there.
    You will enjoy some other highlights of Isfahan today. Of course it will be very nice to start with a visit to a Christian cathedral with beautiful wall paintings. Vank Cathedral is just in the heart of the "City of Mosques". If you are not too absorbed to spend all of your time in the main hall, you can also visit the Armenian Museum at the other side of the yard.
    Then visit Ali Qoli Agha Traditional Bathhouse which is now a museum to showcase not only the historical building itself, but also some statues in different situations of taking bath.

  • DAY 10 Abyaneh Village, Fin Royal garden, Boroujerdi’s Residences

    Abyaneh Historical Village is one of the four world famous Iranian villages, well-known for its red adobe houses and architecture and people’s special costume.
    Fin Royal Garden with its design, stories & pavilion is one of the Kashan highlights. It’s a cool place to rest for a while at the edge of the desert.
    You’ll have lunch at a local traditional restaurant and then you visit two historical residences called Boroujerdi’s House, with very beautiful and stunning architecture.
    Upon Arrival to Tehran, transfer to hotel.
    Today there will be 470 Km drive to Tehran. The trip will be through Abyaneh & Kashan.

  • DAY 11 Azadi Tower, Golestan Palace, Glass Museum, Bound for home

    Special program for you at the end of your tour is visiting an Iranian Family at their home to talk about their lifestyle and get answer to some of your questions about Iranians today’s life and traditions. At the end we would like to have you in a friendly circle as a Farewell Dinner in a traditional restaurant (Individuals less than 6 persons may have dinner by Iranian family at their home.)
    Before midnight transfer to IKA Airport for flight back to home with a full pack of memorable moments and nice pictures to show to your family and friends.
    Late morning visit UNESCO World Heritage Golestan Palace, the first royal building in Tehran, with some parts dated back to 500 years ago. Then visit Abgineh Glass & Ceramic Museum, which building is also a historical attraction. On the way to Airport, photo stop by Azadi Tower, the former symbol of Tehran and a unique construction with Islamic and modern architecture.
    End of Program!
    Oh wait! Just compare the image you have now after this trip and the image before visiting this wonderful land. You have many nice stories to share with your friends and relatives now. We bet!

  • DAY 1 Depart to Tehran

    Depart to Tehran. Arrive at midnight of the next day.

  • DAY 2 Carpet Museum, National Museum, Golestan Palace, Welcome Dinner

    Before noon you proceed to a light sightseeing in Tehran. Visits starts with Carpet Museum, which showcases some of the most beautiful and world famous fine Hand-weaved Persian Carpets.

    Thereafter proceed to visit National Museum called “Iran Bastan”, the largest museum in the country with a rich pre- and post-Islam archaeological & art collections.
    Then directly transfer to Airport for fly to Shiraz. Upon arrival transfer to hotel.
    Persia Tourism’s tour director welcomes you in Imam Khomeini International Airport in the midnight. After meet and greet, you will be transferred to your hotel.

  • DAY 3 Persepolis, Naghsh-e Rostam, Hafiz Tomb, Mausoleum

    Not far from Persepolis, you will visit Naqsh-e Rostam Necropolis, the rock reliefs and rock tombs of the Achaemenid and Sassanid’s famous emperors.
    Afternoon in Shiraz you visit the Tomb of Hafez, the world famous Iranian poet, whose masterpiece Divan inspired German poem Goethe versify the “West-Eastern Divan” in 1814. The last visit will be either “Ali Ebn-e Hamzeh” or “Shah Cheragh” magnificent mausoleum, with the dazzling mirror mosaics art.
    Today start the sightseeing with a half-day excursion to the very impressive UNESCO World Heritage site of Takht-e Jamshid or as Greek historians Herodotus called it, "Persepolis". Visit the imposing ruins of the 2500 years old Achaemenid ceremonial capital, which is burnt and almost destructed by Alexander. Numerous gates, stairs, reliefs, halls and also a treasure house which used to protect the Achaemenid Empire’s legendary treasures are to be sighted.

  • DAY 4 Pink Mosque, Narenjestan, Eram Garden, Hafez Tomb, Vakil Bazaar

    Morning you will continue sightseeing in Shiraz starting with the Pink (Nasir-ol Molk) Mosque, famous for its fine and colorful ceramics & windows and then Narenjestan Qavam Garden Residence. Afterward you will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Eram Garden, a nice sample of Persian Gardens and today the botanical museum of Shiraz.
    Other visits will be Saadi Tomb, world famous Iranian poet, whose poems have been translated in many languages and published in many countries.
    At the end you can stroll in the covered Vakil Bazaar with colorful handicrafts and antique outlets.

  • DAY 5 Pasargadae, Abarkuh Old Cypress

    In the morning depart to Yazd (440 Km). En route visit UNESCO World Heritage site of Pasargadae Palace & Tomb of Cyrus the Great, the founder of the most powerful Persian Empire, which ruled almost half the world population in its power pick.
    Then you continue the road to Abarkuh, famous for its Giant Cypress (about 4000 years old) and then drive further to Yazd, the capital of Zoroastrians, through the Iran’s central desert’s coast.

  • DAY 6 Zoroastrian Tower & Temple, Friday Mosque, Amir Chakhmagh Tor

    Morning you visit the funeral towers of the Zoroastrians called “Towers of Silence“, and then Zoroastrian Fire Temple.
    Afterward visit old town quarter and some of its highlights incl. Yazd Friday Mosque with “the tallest mosque entrance gate” in Iran, Roknod-din Mausoleum, so called Alexander Prison, and Ceramic Workshop. In the evening visit impressive Amir Chakhmagh Tor.
    Yazd is an ancient city on the coast of Iran’s Central Desert, with typical local architecture & traditional air-conditioners called “Wind Tower”. The height of 1,200 meters above sea level, give this city a pleasant weather despite of its location.

  • DAY 7 Nain Friday Mosque, Aba Weaving Workshop

    After breakfast depart to a city called Nain with visiting the Friday Mosque, Narin Qaleh Citadel (outside view) and Traditional Aba Weaving Workshop.
    Evening you will reach Isfahan, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, famous as “Nesf-e Jahan” which means “Half of the World”.

  • DAY 8 Naghsh-e Jahan Square, Imam Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace

    The most glorious monument at this square is Imam Mosque which stands elate for more than 400 years. Also there is another special mosque, called Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque (or women mosque) which has a unique concept among all other mosques in the country, the only mosque without minaret and yard. The other monument here is 5 story Aali Qapu Palace with a unique decoration, from its wide terrace the Safavid king would observed the Polo matches and other performances in the square. Charming Qeysariyeh Bazaar is the last but not the least part that you are going to visit at the square.
    Then you proceed to the picturesque historical bridges, “Khajou” and “Si-o-Se Pol” (33-Arches bridge) with an interesting break in a traditional tea house under the bridge arches.
    Be prepared for a perfect day by charming sights you are going to visit. First you will be guided to Chehel Sotoun Palace (forty columns). Wonderful is not enough to describe this palace of Safavid Dynasty, especially with its numerous huge and history-telling wall-paintings, through which you can have a rough image of the Safavid era. After that is the most brilliant and world famous attraction of the city, or better to say, of the whole country, the UNESCO World Heritage Naghsh-e Jahan Square (Image of the World) which stands with its two spectacular mosques and the palace as well as the Qeysariyeh majestic Covered Bazaar.

  • DAY 9 Vank Cathedral, Friday Mosque, Ali Qoli Agha Bathhouse

    Afterwards there will be a visit to UNESCO World Heritage Isfahan’s Friday Mosque. A live gallery of typical Iranian Islamic architecture and decoration is awaiting you in this mosque as it's developed and expanded throughout the different centuries and during various dynasties.
    After that, you have free time to stroll in the covered bazaar with your tour guide. You might like to have a look at the carpets shops around the bazaar as well and buy a prestigious souvenir there.
    You will enjoy some other highlights of Isfahan today. Of course it will be very nice to start with a visit to a Christian cathedral with beautiful wall paintings. Vank Cathedral is just in the heart of the "City of Mosques". If you are not too absorbed to spend all of your time in the main hall, you can also visit the Armenian Museum at the other side of the yard.
    Then visit Ali Qoli Agha Traditional Bathhouse which is now a museum to showcase not only the historical building itself, but also some statues in different situations of taking bath.

  • DAY 10 Abyaneh Village, Fin Royal garden, Boroujerdi’s Residences

    Abyaneh Historical Village is one of the four world famous Iranian villages, well-known for its red adobe houses and architecture and people’s special costume.
    Fin Royal Garden with its design, stories & pavilion is one of the Kashan highlights. It’s a cool place to rest for a while at the edge of the desert.
    You’ll have lunch at a local traditional restaurant and then you visit two historical residences called Boroujerdi’s House, with very beautiful and stunning architecture.
    Upon Arrival to Tehran, transfer to hotel.
    Today there will be 470 Km drive to Tehran. The trip will be through Abyaneh & Kashan.

  • DAY 11 Azadi Tower, Golestan Palace, Glass Museum, Bound for home

    Special program for you at the end of your tour is visiting an Iranian Family at their home to talk about their lifestyle and get answer to some of your questions about Iranians today’s life and traditions. At the end we would like to have you in a friendly circle as a Farewell Dinner in a traditional restaurant (Individuals less than 6 persons may have dinner by Iranian family at their home.)
    Before midnight transfer to IKA Airport for flight back to home with a full pack of memorable moments and nice pictures to show to your family and friends.
    Late morning visit UNESCO World Heritage Golestan Palace, the first royal building in Tehran, with some parts dated back to 500 years ago. Then visit Abgineh Glass & Ceramic Museum, which building is also a historical attraction. On the way to Airport, photo stop by Azadi Tower, the former symbol of Tehran and a unique construction with Islamic and modern architecture.
    End of Program!
    Oh wait! Just compare the image you have now after this trip and the image before visiting this wonderful land. You have many nice stories to share with your friends and relatives now. We bet!

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Tour Information

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  • Services Included:
    • Application of visa (excluding visa fee)
    • Accommodation in hotels as per itinerary or similar, including daily breakfast
    • All sightseeing mentioned in the itinerary including their applicable entrance fees
    • Transportation with A/C (air conditioned) vehicle as mentioned below
    • English/German/Spanish/French/ Swedish/Arabic/Turkish/Japanese/Italian speaking guide(s)
    • Domestic flight
    • One bottle of drinking or mineral water per day
    • Porter tips at hotels & waiter tips at restaurants

    Services Excluded:
    • International flights
    • Driver & Tour Guide tips
    • Visa fee
    • Note: Visa fee shall be paid by the passengers to the consular section of Iranian embassy upon receiving their visa sticker. The passengers must indicate the city in which they like to get their visa sticker (where there is an Iranian embassy consular section) upon purchasing the tour.
    • Insurance
    • All personal nature expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, minibar, gifts, etc.
    • Costs incurred in case of hospitalization or evacuation, etc.
    • Any other service(s) not specified in “Services Included” section of this proposal

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  • 23 April 2016
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Arash In 2016-01-03 14:03:12 Said

I like the tour very much and will tell everybody about it. Iran is very beautiful.


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