Tehran to Shiraz - 9 day tour of Iran

Discover magnificent mosques, small mountain villages & colourful gardens, and gain deeper insight into this ancient land. Wander the streets of ancient capitals & desert cities, & witness spectacular Zoroastrian temples.
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Price:
R36 760
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DETAILS
Ex JNBR36 760
Ex CPT R36 960
Ex DUR R38 660
Package ValidityTour starts in Tehran on the following dates: 28 DEC 2017; 23 FEB 2018; 06 APR 2018, 04 & 25 MAY 2018
DestinationIran

Description

- Return flights into Tehran & out of Shiraz
- Pre-payable airport/security taxes
- Return arport/hotel transfers
- 2 nights 3* hotel accommodation in Tehran
- 1 night 3* hotel accommodation in Kashan
- 2 nights 3* hotel accomodation in Isfahan
- 1 night 3* hotel accommodation in Yazd
- 1 night 3* hotel accommodation in Abarkuh
- 1 night 3* hotel accommodation in Shiraz
- Breakfast daily
- Assistance of an English speaking guide
- Entrance fees for the attractions mentioned in the itinerary
- Touring as per itinerary by car

 

Day 1

Friday:

Welcome to the capital of Iran

Arrival at IKA airport in Tehran, meet our friendly tour guide. Transfer to Hotel, Overnight Tehran.

Day 2

Saturday: Tehran

Golestan Complex is the First place that we will visit, and Shamsol Emareh is the next one. Then we’ll go to the greatest museum of Persia (Iran National Museum), A Tunnel of Iran history from the very beginning up to recent years. After that we will experience the atmosphere of the Grand Bazaar, Overnight Tehran.

Day 3

Sunday: Tehran-Kashan

After breakfast, we will drive to Kashan. This Beautiful old city has many unique historical sites like Tabatabaei traditional House, Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, Aqa Bozorg madresa and mosque and Fin Garden, a UNESCO world heritage site, and finally overnight Kashan in its nice traditional hotels.

Day 4

Monday: Kashan-Isfahan

Drive to Isfahan, on the way has stop to visit Abyaneh village. It is a beautiful village in which people are still living the way they used to live 2500 years ago with its red stair house and you will be attracted to their clothing to the extent that you can’t resist trying them on or taking them as souvenirs. Men wear long loose black pants with long coats, and women wear flowery loose shirts and crimp skirts with colorful scarves. You can take amazing photos there. Then keep going to Isfahan. After rest have half city day tour to visit Vank Cathedral in Julfa, located in Armenian quarter in Isfahan with beautiful shop stores and cozy coffee shop, for sure you should taste Armenian coffee of this place, at night you can go walking in the streets and beside Zayandeh-roud River (based on the possibility) and visit the ancient bridges of siosepol and khaju, overnight Isfahan.

Day 5

Tuesday: Isfahan

Full-day city tour of Isfahan, one of the largest cities in the world with many beautiful boulevards, covered bridges, palaces, mosques, minarets and monuments. Naghsh-e Jahan Square is a famous attraction of this city that has been registered by UNESCO as outstanding example of Iranian and Islamic architecture. Isfahan also has a wide variety of historic monuments and is known for the paintings, history and architecture. Start your full-day city tour with visiting Naghsh-e-Jahan Complex (A’li Qapu palaces, Sheikh Lotfollah, Imam Mosques and Bazaar). We’ll also go for a visit of Chehel-Sotoun Palace. Do not forget to taste some local foods and sweets of Isfahan like Beryani and Gaz, overnight Isfahan.

Day 6

Wednesday: Isfahan-Maybod-Yazd

Morning drive to Meybod. We will visit the great Narin castle and Kabutar khaneh (pigeon tower), keep going to Yazd, visiting Amir-Chakhmaq square and Zoorkhaneh, overnight Yazd.

Day 7

Day7 Thursday: Yazd

Full day city tour in Yazd to visit Tower of Silence, Jame mosque and Dowlat Abad Garden and Fire temple; drive to Abarkuh, explore the city, Overnight Abarkuh

Day 8

Friday: Abarkuh - Shiraz

Drive to Shiraz, visiting Persepolis and Necropolis (Naqhshe Rostam) en-route, passing underneath the Quran Gate and welcome to Shiraz, visiting Eram Garden and Hafez temple and overnight Shiraz

Day 9

Saturday: Shiraz

Shiraz is known as the city of poets, literature, Monuments and Gardens. Start your Full-day city tour with visiting the Nasir-ol molk mosque (known as Pink Mosque) and Naranjesatn palace and based on time Atiq mosque. After that we will go to visit the great Zand Complex: Karim-khan Citadel (outside view), Vakil Mosque, and the traditional roofed bazaar of Vakil and Saraye Moshir. visiting Ali ibn Hamza Shrine and going to visit Saddi temple based on time, finally transfer to airport for the international flight back home.