Iran,Tehran,Shiraz,Kashan,Persepolis,Isfahan

Mysterious Iran - Ancient cities and unique landmarks

Iran,Tehran,Shiraz,Kashan,Persepolis,Isfahan

Mysterious Iran - Ancient cities and unique landmarks

Price
$1090
+ flight to Tehran and back home
Duration
15 days
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During two weeks we will visit all iconic sights of Iran - the old capital of Isfahan with its mosques and gardens, “city of poets and roses” - Shiraz, Mecca of ancient Zoroastrian religion - Yazd, and bustling Tehran. We will also explore remains of two ancient capitals - Persepolis and Pasargadae, built by legendary Persian king Darius and visited by Alexander the Great, and roam around ancient mountainous villages where time seems to have stopped. 

  • Day 1
    Arrival in Tehran, checking into a hotel. We will visit the museum of national treasures in the Central Bank of Iran. This unique collection of jewelry, encrusted weapons, clothing and furniture is more than 500 years old. We will visit the royal palace of Golestan, with its marble throne room, the diamond hall and others. After lunch, a walk through the Grand Bazaar - one of the biggest covered markets in the world.
  • Day 2
    We will visit the modern symbols of the capital - the Freedom Memorial on the Azadi square and Milad tower. Lunch, departure to Isfahan (about 6 hours on the way). Arrival in Isfahan at night, checking into a hotel.
  • Day 3
    We will visit the Imam Square, surrounded by several ancient mosques and known as one of the largest squares in the world! Also we will visit the bazaar and dine in the restaurant of traditional cuisine. We stroll through the Persian park Chekhel Sotun, which was built by Shah Abbas II in the 17th century. The highlight of the park is a Forty Columns palace - 20 columns are real, and another 20 are reflected in the lake. We will also see the famous Isfahan bridges, in particular, the famous Joubi - the 147-meter bridge of the XVII century. We might also visit an impromptu concert in the evening.
  • Day 4
    We will visit the Armenian quarter with many cozy cafes, and the 18th century Orthodox Vank Cathedral with unique frescoes. We will then go to the Mount Soffeh just outside the city. We will ride the cable car to the top and enjoy the views.
  • Day 5
    Bus to Shiraz, the cultural capital of Iran with more than 4,000 thousand years of history (6 hours on the way). Checking into a hotel. We will visit the real site of Iranian pilgrimage - the tomb of the famous Persian poet Hafez.
  • Day 6
    We will visit the famous Pink mosque with amazing mosaics, and admire the colorful rays of the rising sun through the colorful glass. We will also visit the XIV century mirror mausoleum of Shah Cheragh.
  • Day 7
    Early departure to Yazd, one of the oldest cities in Iran, known from the third millennium BC (6 hours on the way). On the way, we will visit Persepolis, the "City of Persians," the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid state of the 6th century BC, built by the Persian king Darius and destroyed by Alexander the Great. We will also walk in Pasargadae - ruins of the city that was the capital of Persia before Persepolis. Evening arrival in Yazd, checking into a hotel.
  • Day 8
    Yazd is known as one of the ancient cities of Iran, dating back two thousand years. It is also considered the center of one of the oldest world religions - Zoroastrianism. We will visit the local Zoroastrian temple and the Towers of Silence - the places of Zoroastrian burials. Another attractions include the Grand Mosque of the XVI century and mazy adobe old center.
  • Day 9
    Morning trip to Kerman (about 5 hours on the way). Lunch, and a trip to the Kaluts desert. Checking into a guesthouse run by the local family. Dinner.
  • Day 10
    Meeting dawn in the desert, returning for breakfast. A short trip to Mahan. Return to Kerman, walk through the city. Night train to Kashan.
  • Day 11
    In the morning we arrive in Kashan, check into a hotel and have breakfast. Then we go to the village of Abyane in the mountains (about 2 hours on the way). Abyane is an ancient village listed as the UNESCO World Heritage site. We stroll through the narrow streets, between the houses of red bricks and admire ancient architecture. In the evening we go back to Kashan and see the city from the roof of the old hammam.
  • Day 12
    Kashan is famous for its silk and carpets, and is considered one of the most beautiful ancient cities in Iran. We take a stroll through the old neighborhoods and visit the traditional houses of the local nobility. Bus to Teheran (4 hours on the way). Checking into a hotel.
  • Day 13
    We will visit the northern part of the capital of Iran, we will visit Sa'adat Abad neighborhood wuth palaces and museums. Sa'adat Abad is now the official residence of the incumbent president. We also take a walk in the park on Mount Darband.
  • Day 14
    We will visit the unique Tabiat pedestrian bridge connecting the Water and Fire Park and the Taleghani Forest. Flight back home.
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At a Glance
Bridges of Isfahan, Unique Zoroastrian shrine, Stay with locals, Pink mosque, Golestan palace, Shah Cheragh mirror mausoleum, World's sixth tallest tower, Oriental bazaars, Lut desert
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2018
03.05 - 16.05 3 spaces
15.09 - 28.09 Available for booking
2019
03.05 - 16.05 Available for booking
15.09 - 28.09 Available for booking
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Group size 15 persons.

During two weeks we will visit all iconic sights of Iran - the old capital of Isfahan with its mosques and gardens, “city of poets and roses” - Shiraz, Mecca of ancient Zoroastrian religion - Yazd, and bustling Tehran. We will also explore remains of two ancient capitals - Persepolis and Pasargadae, built by legendary Persian king Darius and visited by Alexander the Great, and roam around ancient mountainous villages where time seems to have stopped. 

Is this trip for you?

This trip is of easy physical grade. It includes bus rides up to 6 hours with stops for food and some sightseeing on the way. This trip also involves long walks in cities and villages. We will spend one night in a comfortable night train. Accommodation will be provided in double/twin (sometimes triple rooms) of tourist hotels and guesthouses, all will have hot water and wi fi internet. 

The price of the trip includes:

  • Accommodation during the entire trip;
  • All transportation including buses, trains, specially rented vehicles, and all kinds of public transportation;
  • Breakfasts in all hotels;
  • Professional guiding services.

To be paid separately:

  • Flight to Tehran and from Tehran back home;
  • Visa to Iran ($75-95);
  • Lunches and dinners ($8-20 per person per day);
  • Tickets to museums, parks, palaces and other places of interest ($200).
  • Medical insurance (mandatory). 
At a Glance
Bridges of Isfahan, Unique Zoroastrian shrine, Stay with locals, Pink mosque, Golestan palace, Shah Cheragh mirror mausoleum, World's sixth tallest tower, Oriental bazaars, Lut desert
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Dates Availability
2018
03.05 - 16.05 3 spaces
15.09 - 28.09 Available for booking
2019
03.05 - 16.05 Available for booking
15.09 - 28.09 Available for booking

During two weeks we will visit all iconic sights of Iran - the old capital of Isfahan with its mosques and gardens, “city of poets and roses” - Shiraz, Mecca of ancient Zoroastrian religion - Yazd, and bustling Tehran. We will also explore remains of two ancient capitals - Persepolis and Pasargadae, built by legendary Persian king Darius and visited by Alexander the Great, and roam around ancient mountainous villages where time seems to have stopped. 

Have a question?
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Dates Availability
2018
03.05 - 16.05 3 spaces
15.09 - 28.09 Available for booking
2019
03.05 - 16.05 Available for booking
15.09 - 28.09 Available for booking

Citizens of most countries can get Iranian visa on arrival in Tehran airport. Visa is valid for one month and costs $75-95. 

Citizens of some countries have to apply for visa in their country of residence before the trip.

We provide free visa consulting for clients. 

At a Glance
Bridges of Isfahan, Unique Zoroastrian shrine, Stay with locals, Pink mosque, Golestan palace, Shah Cheragh mirror mausoleum, World's sixth tallest tower, Oriental bazaars, Lut desert
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Dates Availability
2018
03.05 - 16.05 3 spaces
15.09 - 28.09 Available for booking
2019
03.05 - 16.05 Available for booking
15.09 - 28.09 Available for booking
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At a Glance
Bridges of Isfahan, Unique Zoroastrian shrine, Stay with locals, Pink mosque, Golestan palace, Shah Cheragh mirror mausoleum, World's sixth tallest tower, Oriental bazaars, Lut desert
Have a question?
Ask us.
Dates Availability
2018
03.05 - 16.05 3 spaces
15.09 - 28.09 Available for booking
2019
03.05 - 16.05 Available for booking
15.09 - 28.09 Available for booking