13 days 12 nights
Adventure, Cultural Tours, Specific Nationality
Austria is a peaceful country with nice residents and Iran-Austria relation has been always friendly. Here is a tour based on Austrian special interests. This is a round trip tour, we can modify the route and make it an open-jaw tour. you can start your tour from Tehran and end it in Shiraz, Isfahan or Tabriz.
Arrival at Tehran international airport, meeting our friendly agent and transfer to the hotel.
Tehran Tour Time!
Early in the morning, we’ll start the capital tour to visit Saadabad Palace, the former Shah of Iran house-garden which is now a complex of museums. Visiting the most beloved palaces, White and Green palace and also Farshchian painting gallery as well. Then, visiting Imam Zadeh Saleh shrine where locals come to pray.
Having breakfast, then starting an exciting city tour to Golestan Palace.
This palace was built in the Qajar Era for the royal family stay and also ceremonies. Shamsol Emareh is the special mansion where 9 kings have crowned and the Marble throne is in Golestan Palace complex. We’ll visit this beautiful palace and the main hall.
Visiting National museum and jewelry museum a little treasury of precious Jewels, made of gold, Silver, unique stones and shining gems and finally Tehran grand bazaar. Flight to Tabriz in the evening.
Tabriz is one of the most historical cities situated on the Silk Road in Iran. Full day Sightseeing in Tabriz, going to visit Kabud mosque (Blue Mosque), Jameh Mosque, El-Goli park, and Arg-e Ali-shah. During the evening you can enjoy walking around El-Goli park where you can meet locals.
Today we visit the traditional Bazaar of Tabriz, the biggest indoor bazaar in the country which is a UNESCO heritage site. You can find the Persian carpets with the best quality here. Flight to Shiraz in the afternoon.
In Shiraz, there is a little mosque which can make a great memory on your tour, The Rose mosque known as Nasir al Mulk mosque. After breakfast we will visit this mosque then Visiting Naranjestan-e Qavam House, the most beautiful royal house in Shiraz Then we will visit Vakil bath where we can see all the traditional activities. We also visit Vakil mosque and Karimkhan citadel outside view. The Vakil Bazaar is close and worth your time. Let’s walk through this old Market and listen to the story of Persian dealing style from locals and see the Iranian handicrafts. In the evening we will visit Hafez Tomb (Hafeziye) where we spend our time in the garden around his monument and reading some translation of his poems.
The ancient Parse city!
Today we will visit ancient Parse City (Persepolis), the remarkable Achaemenid heritage which is left for the whole world. Walking through the palaces, hearing the history, the story of symbols and bas-reliefs. keep going to Yazd.
Yazd is Zoroastrians Capital of Iran and is adobe city registered as UNESCO Heritage sites.
After breakfast, we will visit Amir Chakhmaq square, Jame Mosque, Zoroastrian Fire Temple and Tower of Silence to know much more about the Zoroastrian culture.
Driving to Isfahan in the morning (about 4-hour drive).
In the afternoon and after resting at the hotel, heading to Jolfa Armenian quarter and we visit Vank Cathedral, the most important attraction of the district. Then to know more about Iran traditional music and instruments, will visit the Music Museum. You can also drink a cup of coffee in a cozy cafe. During night based on your interest, we’ll visit Khaju and Sio-Se pol bridges. As the arches in the bridge make the place like a studio, most of the time people start singing and gathering together especially during the nights.
Heading to the Isfahan city center. The main Square and UNESCO heritage site. Naghshe Jahan square which sometimes people also call it Imam Square and Shah Square. This place was once a field of a sport named Chogan! The King observed this game in the terrace of Ali Qapu palace! Jame Abbasi mosque, Sheikh- Lotfollah mosque and Qeisarieh bazaar are located on the other sides of this square. Today we will visit the whole Naghshe Jahan Complex and explore the bazaar that is full of movement and traditional handicrafts.
Afterward, we will go to Chehel Sotoun Palace, another UNESCO heritage site.
Today we will experience rural life!
Breakfast at hotel, then we’ll drive to the Abyaneh lovely village, the houses of this village are made of red soil. Trekking in the alleys, wearing traditional dresses, letting fresh air conquer our lungs and experience pure rural life. Keep going to Kashan.
Having breakfast, then starting our tour in Kashan.
At first, we will visit Fin Garden. In this garden, there is a virgin spring, the mother of little silver fishes. The garden and its small summer house are eye-catching, and there is a bath in the garden, in which one of the greatest heroes of Iran was killed.
Then we’ll go to visit Tabatabai and Boroujerdi Houses, which were built in the name of Persian love.
today is your departure day.
Transfer to Tehran international airport (IKA)for your departure flight. En-route, based on time, we can visit Hazrat Masumeh Holy Shrine that is the masterpiece of Islamic decoration.
we look forward to hosting you in the Land of Persia again.