This 5-day tour in Yazd is a mixture of city sightseeing and desert trips with spices of culture and interesting experiences.
5 Days Culture and History Tour of Yazd
- Service to obtain the Iran visa tracking code
- Accommodation in 3 star hotel
- Breakfasts at Hotel
- 3 Meals (lunch or dinner)
- Transportation based on itinerary
- Travel Insurance (insurance rate may change based on the traveler's age)
- English Speaking guide
- International Airfare
- E-Visa stamp fee
- Entrance fees to the attractions
- Music and activities cost
- Extra Meals
- Americans, Canadians and the English extra tour cost
- Tips ; Portages
Day 1: Exploring City by walk
Our daily trip to Yazd starts with visiting Amir Chakhmaq Square, the main square of Yazd is located in the center of Yazd. Amir Chakhmaq complex including a mosque, bath, caravanserai, and bazaar is mostly famous for its main square. Yazd Water Museum is our next destination. Water used to be a symbol of fertility and life in Iran and due to its infrequency in the desert area, it was highly respected. From Water Museum we’ll walk toward Khan Bazar in Yazd. This Bazaar which is next to the other Khan Complex, such as Hosseinieh, bath and Ice-house is the widest Bazaar in Yazd where you can find original and best patterned Iranian Termeh.
Where to have lunch in Yazd Old Part? Malek o Tojar traditional house is a Hotel-Restaurant which is a nice place to stay and also have meals.
After lunch, we can take a taxi and visit the Shish Badgir Ab Anbar, a Cistern with six wind towers and Zoroastrian Fire Temple, the holy place to worship the Fire.
Day 2: Walking Tour in City Center
Today, in Fahadan lovely region, we'll visit the historical part and texture of the city. After visiting Lariha house, a sample of royal houses with Yazdi house – architecture, we can visit the House of Artists and have a Coffee there. From the roof of the Honarmandan House, you’ll find a lovely landscape of Yazd's old city. Then walking to the west side, we’ll visit the Alexander Prison, which is actually Ziyaeieh school made in Mongol era and in the evening visiting Jameh mosque in Yazd, the tiling and minarets of this mosque have worldwide fame.
Walking in Fahadan old part, you can visit Fahadan Museum-Hotel
Day 3: Mixture Tour of Garden - Religion - Music
Dolat Abad Garden, with the world’s tallest wind-tower, is the best place to visit in the morning. In the Yazd desert area, the existence of such a garden with old trees is pretty amazing. After Dolat Abad Garden,
Where to eat in Yazd? Khane- Dohad is one of the best restaurants in Yazd with traditional dishes, we’ll have some lunch there.
Drive to the south of Yazd to visit the Dakhma, tower of silence! Where Zoroastrians used to bury their corpse.
We will have a traditional Persian night, with local people, listening to old Persian tales and pieces of music, having a Yazdi Traditional Meal and getting to know about Yazd culture.
Day 4: Short Trip to Nain
We’ll have an out-town drive to Nain city. On the way we’ll visit Zarch Qanat, the longest Kariz in the world. Then we’ll keep driving to Nain, visiting Naein Jameh Mosque which was one of the first Mosques in Iran.
Where to eat in Nain? Nain Guesthouse is the best public place in Nain that we can order our meal. We can also have meal in local houses with Nain Families.
After lunch we will visit Pirnia House, walk in the Nain city and maybe step by in Mashkenan village, passing by the tiny alleys and fruit gardens.
* Since on the 5th Day we will visit Meybod attractions, tonight you will stay in a nice guest house in Nain.
Day 5: Meybod Visit
Today we’ll have another short drive to Meybod, visiting Narin Castle and the Icehouse. Walking through Meybod city and visiting Chak Chak holy fire temple. We’ll get to know the Zoroastrian manner of worshipping fire.
For lunch we can either go to the Shah Abbasi Caravansarai or Haj Malek hotel restaurant.
In the afternoon we’ll visit the cotton weaving factory in Meybod.
The tour finishes at night in Yazd