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3-Day Ancient Tour of Susa & Shushtar



3 Days 3 Nights

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Tour Type

Cultural Tours

Tour Highlights

– Visiting the famous Ziggurat of Iran, Chogha Zanbil – Sassanid and Achaemenid made Hydraulic System of Shushtar – Knowing South Iran Culture and try delicious food

Tour Include

Service to obtain the Iran visa tracking code
3 Nights’ Accommodation in the local standard 4* Hotels
Breakfasts at hotel
3 Lunch or Dinner at local restaurants
Local English Speaking guide
Transportation based on itinerary
Travel Insurance (insurance rate may change based on the traveler’s age)

Tour Exclude

International/ Domestic Airfare
E-Visa stamp fee
Entrance fees to the attractions
Tips; Portages

About this Tour

3-Day Ancient Tour of Susa & Shushtar

This short trip to one of the world oldest civilizations is a mixture of historical sites of Susa and Shushtar and cultural experiences. Touring Ziggurat Dūr Untash was made in the Elamite dynasty by the order of Untash Napirisha the king. This historical site was made for the worship of Inshushinak the god of the time. Visiting the remaining of Chogha Zanbil (Door Untash Ziggurat) will be a great experience to know how 1250 years B.C look liked. We’ll also visit the brilliant Sassanid masterpiece which was invented to get more use of Water, the Shushtar Hydraulic System.

Beyond the historical and ancient sites, the people in south Iran, like Ahwaz and Dezful are more warm and hospitable and meeting them will add a value of knowing more of Culture to your trip.

The base city of this tour in Ahwaz, the tour will start and finish there and includes 3 nights overnight in Ahwaz.

Ahvaz as the capital city of Khuzestan province, has a daily direct flight from/to Tehran and some flight to Shiraz/ Mashhad/ Tabriz/ Rasht/ Sari / Assaluyeh / Bandar Abbas / Kuwait and also Dubai in the week. Contact our tour consultants and agents to have an update of direct flights and trains to Ahwaz.


Day 1 : Ahvaz City Tour
Day 1 :  Ahvaz City Tour

Welcome to Ahwaz, having a city panorama tour and being familiar with this famous southern city of Iran.
Visiting the traditional Bazaar, hearing about the Iranian-Arabian Culture of Ahwaz people. Here we will get to know the Arabian coffee drinking tradition, we’ll walk nearby the white bridge of Ahwaz and taste the local food. The most traditional food of Ahwaz which has worldwide fame is Falafel, a vegetarian food made by pea and egg.
Overnight in Ahwaz

Day 2: Excursion to Susa
Day 2: Excursion to Susa

Driving to the capital of the most ancient civilization of Iran, Susa. There we will visit the old city of Susa, the Darius Palace, Susa museum and Danial the prophet shrine.
After lunch, we’ll visit the Haft Tappeh Museum and the first signed heritage of Iran in UNESCO which is the Choghazanbil Ziggurat.
Drive back to Ahwaz, overnight in Ahwaz

Day 3: Day trip to Shushtar hydraulic water system
Day 3: Day trip to Shushtar hydraulic water system

Drive toward Shushtar, visiting the Hydraulic water system of Shushtar, which is a UNESCO world heritage site. Visiting Salasel Castle, the Mizan dam, Shadravan Bridge and dam and also do some traditional handicraft shopping in Afzal Seray. Visiting the Shushtar bazaar and maybe buying its famous diary.
Drive back to Ahwaz , overnight in Ahwaz.


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