The historical tour of Iran, It’s the best choice to visit highlights of Iran. Visiting 100 years old houses in Kashan, 300 years old Naghsh-e-Jahan Square of Isfahan, The glory of 2500 years old Persepolis and the 4000 years old Temple of Chogha Zanbil.
Day 2: Tehran
After breakfast, we’ll start our city tour with Azadi Tower, the symbol of freedom after the revolution. And then Saad Abad Complex, a very great complex of palaces which are now being used as museums, having lunch in Darband a very famous place for its traditional restaurants and after that we’ll visit Carpet museum, getting to know history and production process of this lovely artwork.
Day 3: Tehran
having Breakfast at hotel, we’ll have a full day tour, visiting Golestan Palace, a great beautiful palaces which are enlisted in UNESCO world heritage site, then visiting Iran National Museum and after lunch, we’ll let the royal Pieces of jewellery shine in our eyes in National Jewelry Museum. In the afternoon we’ll walk in Tehran Grand Bazaar to see Old Persian business type.
Day 4: Tehran- Kermanshah
Today we’ll have a lovely Sunny Day! Morning flight to Kermanshah, visiting Bistoun and Taqe Bostan, and a city tour in the late afternoon, including the visit of Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk.
Overnight in Kermanshah
Day 5: Kermanshah – Shushtar
Drive to Shushtar, visiting Chogha Zanbil Temple, the first UNESCO world heritage site. This ziggurat was built on 5 floors and was a place to worship the Elamid god who took care of Susa.
The Shushtar Hydraulic System is our next destination, where we’ll visit one of the greatest water systems of the country which is joined with waterfalls, bridges and etc. Then we’ll visit Danial Tomb, the prophet. At last, based on the time we might visit The Susa Castle ( Acropol) which was built by the French people and in its construction, they have used bricks of Choghazanbil and Apadana palaces.
Overnight in Shushtar
Day 6: Shushtar- Ahwaz – Yasuj
Drive toward Yasuj, passing from green fields and Dena hills. Yasuj is famous for it’s waterfalls based on time we’ll spend some time near a waterfall or visit a local family
Overnight in Yasuj
Day 7: Yasuj – Shiraz
Drive to Shiraz, in Shiraz we’ll have a half day tour visiting Hafez Mausoleum, a poet who lived in Shiraz and dedicated his life to writing mysterious poems which are mostly about the love of God. Nasir al Molk mosque, visiting the colourful masterpiece which is also known as Pink mosque and Vakil Bazaar. Saraye Moshir is a famous part of Bazaar, which sales beautiful stones and jewellery.
Overnight in Shiraz
Day 8: Shiraz – Pasargadae
After Breakfast, we will drive to visit Persepolis, the beautiful ceremonial capital of Achaemenid dynasty, a complex of palaces, joining together to be the masterpiece remaining from 2500 years ago and then Necropolis (Naghshe Rostam) tombs of great Achaemanid Kings and bas reliefs of Sassanid period.
At last we’ll visit Pasargadae, the first capital of Iran.
Overnight in Pasargadae local house
Day 9: Pasargadae- Meymand – Kerman
Soon in the morning, we will drive toward Kerman.
On the way visiting Meymand, we’ll visit this handmade city. Just like Kandovan, houses in Meymand are also made by local people in the rocks.
Overnight in Kerman
Day 10: Kerman- Mahan
Today we’ll drive to Shahdad desert, to see beautiful kaluts laying on loot. A fascinating attraction of Kerman. In the afternoon we’ll visit Rayen citadel, one of the greatest mud brick monuments of the world. This citadel dates back to Sassanid Era (about 1700 years ago)
Overnight in Shazdeh Garden in Mahan, and visiting this Persian garden which was built in Qajarid Era and is one of the UNESCO Persian Garden sites.
Day 11: Kerman-Yazd
After breakfast we’ll drive to Yazd, en-route visiting Zeinoldin Caravanserai, an ancient caravanserai from Saffavid Dynasty, first Persian style hotels and Saryazd, an old village with mud brick structures.
In Yazd, we’ll visti Amir Chakhmaq Square, the main square of the city, which is surrounded with Bazaar, Bath, mosques and Ice houses.
In the night So many Stars in the sky are waiting to be your eye’s guests. Breathing fresh air in the Yard of your hotel and enjoying the stars would be very pleasurable.
Overnight in a traditional hotel in Yazd
Day 12: Yazd – Esfahan
Today we will visit Yazd Jame Mosque, the main mosque of Yazd, with a splendid tile work. Zoroastrian Fire Temple, there is a fire inside this temple which is burning for 2000 years and Tower of Silence a place where Zoroastrian used to leave dead bodies.
Visiting Dolat Abad Garden, a UNESCO world heritage Persian garden site, that has a summer house with a very tall wind tower, On the way, we’ll visit Naein Jameh mosque which is one of the first Mosques of Iran.
Drive to Esfahan, overnight in Esfahan
Day 13: Esfahan
Breakfast at Hotel, then heading to Beautiful Naghshe Jahan Square, Imam and Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu palace, Qeisarieh portal, Chehel Sotoon, They are all remaining from Safavid era to show their Islamic art skills. In Naghshe Jahan Square you’ll have time to see handmade products and explore shops. The most recommended and beloved Iranian handmade products are Iranian colourful and qualified carpets.
Then let’s explore nightlife in Isfahan starting with Khaju Bridge and Sio Se Pol Bridge
Overnight in Esfahan
Day 14: Esfahan – Abyaneh
We will visit Jame mosque, afterwards, we will visit Vank Cathedral and Music Instrument Museum (based on Museum time limits) in Jolfa region. Jolfa is a part of the city which is known as Armenian residence region of Isfahan, there you will have time for relaxing and drinking a cup of coffee.
Drive to Abyaneh and spend the afternoon in this red style village, visiting people and their colourful dresses.
Overnight in Abyaneh
Day 15: Abyaneh – Kashan – IKA
Today we will say goodbye to the Land of Persia.
Having breakfast, then driving to Kashan. In Kashan we will start our city tour with Tabatabaei traditional house, A Qajari style house with remarkable ornaments. The houses of Kashan seems to be very simple from outside but once you get inside you find yourself in a heaven.
Based on time you can see Tape Sialk, a hill which was the first residential area of developing Men in Iran.
We hope you’ve had a memorable travel in Iran and wish to be your host in Iran for the second time. Drive to IKA for departure