Best time: Spring, Autumn, Winter
14 days tour to discover the ancient cities of Iran
Iran classic tour: Day 1: Tehran:
Arrive at Tehran IKA airport, meet and greet at the airport & transfer to hotel. Have lunch in an exquisite traditional Iranian restaurant, and Visiting Crown Jewels Museum.
Notice: The priority in sightseeing may be changed due to the time of your arrival, preference of your guide and also official and unofficial holidays of some museums.
Iran classic tour: Day 2: Shiraz:
In the morning full day city tour of Tehran includes visiting Archeological & Islamic museum, Golestan palace as a UNESCO site and with incredible mirror work and tile works, and Azadi Tower as symbol of liberty and well known tower of Iran. Transfer to Tehran airport. Flight to Shiraz. Transfer to hotel. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 3: Shiraz:
A full day city tour of Shiraz includes visiting Vakil Bazaar as old bazaar of Shiraz which belongs to 18 century during Zand dynasty and at the time it changed to the center of trades not only for Shiraz people but also a best place for merchants of other lands and countries even European merchants, Hamam-e-Vakil or the old bath house of Vakil a best place for all citizens to take a bath and for women to spend their free time and listen to epic stories and love stories from the story tellers in bath house, Vakil mosque a great mosque with 48 decorated columns which similar to the rivers and a pulpit made of seamless marble with high decoration and also great tile work around the pulpit and also in ceiling of entrance gate of prying hall, then visit Karim Khan palace (outside view) a great palace in the middle of modern city with great view especially at night, the palace belongs to the Zand dynasty and a place for Karim Khan Kingdom he chose Shiraz at the capital of Iran in 18 century, your next visits belongs to 19 century during Qajar era. Visit Nasir Almolk mosque which is known as one of the most beautiful mosques of Iran since it is highly decorated with seven colors tiles and also known as pink mosque because the main color of this mosque is pink, in this mosque you will visit one the most beautiful praying hall in Iran with colorful glasses and high decoration all around this paying hall, Khajuye Kermani tomb (outside view) and Quran gate the old entrance gate of Shiraz with great view at night and also great opportunity for the fans of photography. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 4: Shiraz:
In the morning an excursion to the great monuments of Iran with belongs to 2500 years ago during Achaemenian era: you first visit is Persepolis a great complex of beautiful palaces with amazing motifs, this complex was build for the great feast of new year in Iran which known as Nowruz and still Iranian people start their new year with first day of spring or Nowruz, then visit Naghsh-e-Rostam (Necropolis) as a great cemetery of Achaemenian kings and also several motifs related to Sassanid era. And in the afternoon the tour will continue with visit of Hafez tomb as the great poet of Iran and his amazing book, his book is translated to different languages like English, French, .... . His poems are about God, humanity, and mysticism. Then you will visit other great poet of Iran and he is the one whom Hafez learns a lot from his poems then visit Ali Ibn-é Hamzeh at Shiraz with great mirror work in holy Shrines. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 5: Kerman:
Drive to Kerman. Transfer to hotel. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 6: Kerman:
In the morning excursion to Rayen citadel as great mud city, it is a city with is surrounded by a great wall to protect the city from foreign attacks, en route visit tomb of the dervish Shah Nemat Ollah Vali as a great mysticism and it have a beautiful Shrine to visit and s Shazdeh garden in Mahan as a UNESCO site and it is a green and beautiful garden in the middle of desert. In the afternoon, visit Ganj Ali Khan square and bazaar to buy Quvatu as the especial souvenir of Kerman, and Jame mosque of Kerman with its great tiles and architecture. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 7:Yazd:
Drive to Zeinoddin caravanserai, a beautiful caravanserai in the middle of desert of Yazd, continue to Yazd, visit Amir Chakhmagh square and bazaar and Haj Khalife cooking store to buy the best souvenir of Yazd. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 8: Yazd:
Visit Zoroastrian fire temple, you will visit the amazing fire which never turned off during 1500 years with Amazing gallery of photos and you will get familiar with special ceremonies of Zoroastrians, then visit water museum which belongs to merchant man who lead underground water channel (Qanat) under his house, the system of saving water is presented perfectly, Jame mosque which has the longest minarets and amazing tile work in mosque, then visit old city of Yazd with great architecture to keep the alleys cold during the hot summers of Yazd. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 9: Isfahan:
In the morning drive to Isfahan (323 km), on rout visit Narin palace of Meybod, arrival, transfer to hotel, after a few hours rest you will have a walk in Chahar Bagh old and beautiful street of Isfahan, and also you will visit historical bridges of Sio-Se pol and Khajou. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 10: Isfahan:
In the morning visit the sightseeing of Naghshe Jahan square includes Sheikh Lotfollah mosque it is a unique mosque without minarets and great tiles work that attracts every ones attentions, Imam mosque as a mosque with mystery architecture and great dome and minarets and Ali Qapou palace building with beautiful tiles and great architecture and also you will visit the musical room in this palace, Qeysarieh bazaar, a great and beautiful bazaar of Isfahan. Visit Jolfa touristic area and Vank cathedral with great painting of Jesus Christ and also a great bell. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 11: Isfahan:
In the morning visit the Chehel Setoun palace (the palace of Forty columns)(UNESCO site) with great art and great paintings of 16 century, drive to Abyaneh and visit the beautiful, touristic, and historical village of Abyaneh. Continue to Kashan. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 12: Kashan:
Visit Fin Garden where one of important events of Iran happened there, the garden has a beautiful view, Tabatabai house with amazing plaster work and also the beautiful five doors room, the mosque and school of Agha Bozorg as the only mosque without pulpit and Broujerdi house with amazing ceiling and architecture and also some signs of European paintings. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 13: Tehran:
Drive to Tehran en route visit the shrine of Hadrate Massoumeh in Qom. Drive to IKA airport hotel. Stay overnight.
Iran classic tour: Day 14:
- Car and driver
- Transfer: IKA airport to Tehran hotel/ Tehran hotel to Tehran airport/ Shiraz airport to Shiraz hotel
- English speaking tour guide
- Domestic flight: Tehran to Shiraz
- Visa code
- Traditional gift
- Entrance fee for 24 attractions
- 13 Nights accommodation in 3 * hotel with breakfast