12 days 11 nights
Cultural Tours, Open Jaw, Rail Journeys
Have you ever thought about an exciting Journey in Persia by train?
Iran is a vast country and train travelling makes a fabulous smooth trip by Iran national rail possible. Exploring highlights of Iran. Reach your travel destinations to all corners of Iran with comfortable and secure trains.
Crossing over Iran by train is a great opportunity to make so many incredible memories during your travel to Pars.
Alternative Iran tour packages to historical, cultural, and eco destinations around Iran are provided by FriendlyIran Travel Agency.
The frequency of Iran rail Destinations and train schedules makes tailor-made travels to Iran possible. If you have a special program for your travel to Iran in your mind, don’t hesitate to contact us, we are more than ready to help you out.
Why traveling to Iran by train?
Iran rail transportation companies are organizing safe and snug train trips. By taking these train travels you can save money and time! Besides the cozy area, fantastic views of Iran land and very nice and recognizable customer service of the trains are something you must not miss!
Take night trains for long-term distances in Iran and drop hotel charges and use your dead time during the night and experience the cheapest Iran tour that you could ever have. Sleep well in your chartered compartment, comfortable sleeper couchettes, and use the good facilities of train and meals onboard.
Arrival to the land of beauty, culture and hospitality!
A Nice guide with a logo show card will welcome you at airport and transfer you to Hotel.
We will start our tour visiting Iran National Museum to get to know rich history of Iran from more than 2500 years ago to know.
Golestan Complex is the second place that we will visit. The royal Qajar palaces in this complex are very beautiful. (We will visit 2 or 3 palaces in this complex)
Then we will go to Imperial crown jewels of Persia (National Jewelry Museum), holding diamonds, emeralds, rubies and other treasuries and especially Daryaye Noor one of the largest cut diamonds in the world. In the afternoon we will visit Azadi tower, the symbol of Freedom which was built after the revolution and Tehran Grand Bazaar.
A calm overnight in Tehran city center hotel
What would be more fascinating than enjoying Iran green beauties while you are in train? Traveling beyond the Farms, Mountains, numerous landscapes that each have its special view.
In the morning we’ll go on board of a nice train starting our trip to the northern Iran, to Sari!
There after a tasty lunch in a nice restaurant, we’ll have a city tour to visit clock tower and Kolbadi historical Building in Sari!
Overnight at hotel in Sari
Early in the morning for the sunrise we’ll have an excursion to the pure nature close to Sari, making Kebab or Barbeque and do some trekking around.
Driving back to Sari and in the evening taking a night train to the holy city of Mashhad!
Overnight on Board
In the morning arriving the first rank pilgrim destination of Muslims, Mashhad! Early check-in at hotel then having a day city tour and visiting Imam Reza Holy Mausoleum and Goharshad Jame mosque which are not only a sacred place but it is so rich in the architecture sight and then having a delicious lunch and then continuing our city tour to Rock Park (Parke Sangi). There we will taste famous traditional Tolab ice-cream.
Overnight at Hotel
A half day tour to visit Mashhad History Museum, Malek Garden and at noon taking the train toward the southeast of Iran, the ancient city of Kerman!
Overnight on Board
Arriving to Kerman early in the morning, transfer to hotel to have some rest and breakfast. Around noon visiting Ganjali khan Complex in Kerman, including Kerman Bazaar and mosques then Moayedi Ice house will be our next destination.
Overnight at Hotel in Kerman
Early in the morning, we’ll have an excursion to Shahdad region visiting a unique type of desert, the giant Kaluts. For lunch driving to Mahan city and there visiting Shazdeh Garden and visit this heaven which is raised in the heart of bare lands.
In the afternoon we'll have a train to Yazd, and then overnight in Yazd.
After a traditional breakfast, we will visit Yazd Jame Mosque, Amir Chakhmaq Complex, Zoroastrian Fire Temple and Tower of Silence. Then we have time to have experience of nightlife in Fahadan region and stay in a traditional house.
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
Early in the morning, we’ll have 4 hours’ drive to Esfahan, For lunch let’s have a Beryani, which is a traditional healthy food of Esfahan, that gives you the energy for a nice evening tour of Vank Cathedral, Sio Se pol and Khaju Bridges.
Overnight at hotel in Esfahan
Today we’ll have a full-day city tour to Naghsh-e Jahan Square, which 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. Naghsh-e-Jahan Complex including A’li Qapu palaces, Sheikh Lotfollah, Imam Mosques and Qeisarieh Bazaar, and then we will rest in a café and have some traditional sweet of Esfahan named “Gaz”
Then we’ll go ahead and visiting Chehel Sotoon palace-Garden.
Overnight at hotel in Esfahan
Today we leave Esfahan toward Shiraz, Wear your colorful dresses we are the king's guests today. Visiting Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of Achaemenid dynasty, going around palaces while listening to the legendary stories behind the simple bas-reliefs.
After a photo time in Persepolis, we’ll continue our way to Shiraz, the city of mysterious arts.
Overnight at Hotel in Shiraz
In the morning when the new born sunlight comes through the windows we’ll enter the Pink Mosque (Nasir Almolk Mosque) which is unique in the world, making every visitor willing to worship god. Then we’ll visit Vakil Complex, a gathering of traditional bazaars, Mosque and a citadel named as Arg-e Karim Khani. All these places were made by the most loyal king of Iran, who have established Zand dynasty.
After all these visits, it’s time to fill our ears with delightful poems of Hafez next to its mausoleum. We’ll have a Welfare Dinner Free on Tour. Fly home based on your departure time.