Iran UNESCO World Heritage Tour
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16 days 15 nights

Duration

16 days 15 nights

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Created by potrace 1.10, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2011

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Tour Type

Iran UNESCO World Heritage Tour

Tour Highlights

This itinerary covering most of the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Iran starts from Tehran going through most important cities, ending in Tehran forms a wonderful round trip. This is a perfect tour for Iran’s second travelers.

About this Tour

Tour Include

Service to obtain the Iran visa tracking code
15 Nights’ Accommodation in 3* and 4* Hotels
Breakfasts
Travel Insurance
English Speaking guide
Transportation

Tour Exclude

International Airfare
Visa stamp fee
Entrance fees to the attractions
Meals
Tips & Portages
Extra fee for Americans, Canadians and the English

Itinerary

Day 1: Tehran
Iran Salam! Arriving at Tehran international airport. Based on your arrival time, we will go to the hotel directly or we will visit an attraction such as the Azadi tower, the symbol of freedom in Tehran. Overnight in Tehran
Day 2: Tehran
We will have a full day city tour of Tehran to visit Golestan Palace (UNESCO heritage site), consists of 17 palaces, museums and gardens. The Archaeological or National Museum, and Carpet Museum are our next attractions. We also visit Traditional Bazaar. Overnight Tehran.
Day 3: Tehran – Kashan
In the morning drive to Kashan, start our sightseeing by visiting Tabatabaie and Borujerdi traditional houses, outstanding 18th, and 19th-century traditional pavilions and then Aqa Bozorg mosque and madrasa. Exploring Kashan old bazaar includes several buildings where you can find Beautiful Persian handicraft. Fin garden the oldest living garden of Iran, and the UNESCO heritage site is our next destination. Overnight Kashan.
Day 4: Kashan - Abyaneh
Drive to Isfahan in the morning. We will have a short stop to visit Abyaneh pink village in our way. In Isfahan, we will visit Naghsh-e-Jahan Square, the second largest square of the world and registered as a UNESCO heritage site surrounded by 4 monuments i.e., Lutfullah Mosque, Ali Qapu Palace, Shah Mosque and Qeysarieh grand bazaar. At the Ali Qapu Palace, you will find a gorgeous Music Hall. Overnight Isfahan.
Day 5: Isfahan – Yazd
In the morning we visit the magnificent Jame Atiq Mosque dates back to the 8th century and Chehel Sotoun Palace which was built in 1647 both are the highlights are UNESCO heritage. Afterward, we drive to Yazd (about a 4-hour drive). Overnight Yazd.
Day 6: Yazd
We will spend a whole day discovering the adobe city of Yazd one of the oldest in the world. Start our sightseeing with a short walk in the old town (Registered as UNESCO heritage site) in the narrow alleys of Fahadan. Visiting Amir-Chakhmaq complex, Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Jame Mosque and Dowlat Abad Garden with its giant wind catcher (the UNESCO heritage site). We will also visit Tower of Silence, and Zoorkhaneh a place for traditional Persian sport during the evening. Overnight Yazd.
Day 7: Yazd – Shahdad desert
Early in the morning drive toward Shahdad desert, Visiting Zeinodin caravanserai in our way, this desert is one of the natural UNESCO sites, exploring the desert and enjoying the sunset there. Overnight in Shahdad.
Day 8: Shahdad – Mahan – Kerman
Drive to Mahan to visit the Shazdeh Garden (UNESCO Heritage Garden) and Shah Nematolah-e Vali Shrine, come to Kerman for a short visit of the Ganjalikhan complex and Overnight Kerman.
Day 9: Kerman - Meymand – Shiraz
Early in the morning, drive to Meymand the village of cave dwellers and the UNESCO heritage site, then we drive to Shiraz. En-Route we will visit Persepolis and Necropolis, the Capital of the ancient Persian Empire. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 10: Shiraz
Shiraz has many historical and cultural monuments. In the morning we will visit the Nasir Almolk Mosque popular as Pink Mosque. Narenjestan Ghavam Garden with its magnificent pavilion and Zandieh complex (Karim khan’s citadel, Vakil mosque, Vakil bath and Vakil bazaar) are our next destinations. Afterward, we will visit the UNESCO site of Eram Garden and Hafez tomb based on time. Overnight Shiraz.
Day 11: Shiraz – Shushtar
Drive to Shushtar. Overnight Shushtar.
Day 12: Shushtar- Susa – Dezful
Visit historical hydraulic system belongs to the Sassanian era with an irrigation system and has been registered by UNESCO we also visit Salasel Castle. Drive to Susa (UNESCO heritage site) where you can visit the ruins of Achaemenian Palace of Apadana. Visiting Chogha Zanbil (Ziggurat) the ancient Elamite sacred complex dates back to 1250 BC built by King Untash-Napirishia and it is in UNESCO heritage list. Drive a bit about 40 minutes and spend the overnight in Dezful.
Day 13: Dezful – Kermanshah
Drive to Kermanshah in the morning to visit the Achaemenian reliefs of Bisotun a UNESCO site at the entrance of Kermanshah. Based on time we will visit another attraction too, such as Taq-e Bostan. Overnight Kermanshah.
Day 14: Kermanshah – Takab
Drive in the morning to Takab to visit UNESCO world heritage site of Takht-e Suleyman includes the remains of a fire temple of the Sassanian era, Anahita temple and a lake with many stories behind it. Overnight Ater lodge
Day 15: Takab – Zanjan
In the morning we drive to Zanjan. There, we visit Rakhtshooy Khaneh Edifice (traditional laundry), Salt men Museum and the old Bazaar. Overnight Zanjan.
Day 16: Zanjan- Tehran
In the morning drive to Tehran, we visit Sultanieh Dome on our way to Tehran, an octagonal building that is crowned with a 50-meter-high dome covered in turquoise faience. That is another UNESCO heritage site. Then transfer to international airport for departure flight. The itinerary on this day may change regarding your departure time.

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