16 Days 15 Nights
Iran historical tour is a round trip to the Unesco world heritage sites in classic route and west Iran.
Since the Itinerary of this Persian history tour is standard and needs basic energy level, this 16 Days Iran tour is proper for all travelers of all ages.
Arrival to Tehran, at the airport our friendly agent with a logo show card will welcome you and transfer you to Hotel in Tehran.
After breakfast, we’ll start our city tour with Azadi Tower, the symbol of freedom after the revolution. And then Saad Abad Complex, a very great complex of palaces which are now being used as museums, and after that we’ll visit Carpet museum, getting to know history and production process of this lovely artwork, having dinner in Darband a very famous place for its traditional restaurants.
having Breakfast at hotel, we’ll have a full day tour, visiting Golestan Palace, a great beautiful palace which is enlisted in UNESCO world heritage site, then visiting Iran National Museum and after lunch, we’ll let the royal Pieces of jewelry shine in our eyes in National Jewelry Museum. In the afternoon we’ll walk in Tehran Grand Bazaar to see Old Persian business type.
Driving to Hamedan, there we’ll be visiting Hegmataneh Hill, Esther and Mordechai Tomb and Ganj Nameh.
Overnight in Hamedan
Today we’ll have a lovely Sunny Day!
Morning drive to Kermanshah, visiting Bistoun and Taqe Bostan, and a city tour in the late afternoon,
overnight in Kermanshah
After breakfast visiting Takieh Mo’aven ol-Molk and then drive toward Khorramabad. This road is unexpectedly beautiful and nature is rewarding.
In Khoram Abad we’ll visit Falak ol Aflak castle, the nice Sassanid heritage for us.
Overnight in Khorramabad
Drive to Shushtar, visiting Danial Tomb, the prophet and Chogha Zanbil Temple, the first UNESCO world heritage site in shush. This ziggurat was built on 5 floors and was a place to worship the Elamid god who took care of Susa.
The Shushtar Hydraulic System is our next attraction where we’ll visit one of the greatest water systems of the country which is joined with waterfalls, bridges and etc.
Overnight in Shushtar
Day 7: Khorramabad – Shushtar
Drive toward Yasuj, passing from green fields and Dena hills. Yasuj is famous for it’s waterfalls based on time we’ll spend some time near a waterfall or visit a local family
Overnight in Yasuj
Drive to Shiraz, in Shiraz we’ll have a half day tour visiting Hafez Mausoleum, a poet who lived in Shiraz and dedicated his life to writing mysterious poems which are mostly about the love of God. Based on time visiting Eram Garden, the most beautiful Garden in Shiraz.
Overnight in Shiraz
After Breakfast, we will visit Nasir al Molk mosque, visiting the colorful masterpiece which is also known as Pink Mosque and Vakil Bazaar.
Then we'll drive to visit Persepolis, the beautiful ceremonial capital of Achaemenid dynasty, a complex of palaces, joining together to be the masterpiece remaining from 2500 years ago and then Necropolis(Naghshe Rostam) tombs of great Achaemanid Kings and bas reliefs of Sassanid period.
At last we’ll visit Pasargadae, the first capital of Iran.
Drive back to Shiraz, Overnight in Shiraz
Drive to Yazd, on the way we’ll visit Abarkooh Old Cyprus and Aghazadeh house.
We’ll visti Amir Chakhmaq Square, the main square of the city, which is surrounded with Bazaar, Bath, mosques and Ice houses.
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
Today we will visit Yazd Jame Mosque, the main mosque of Yazd, with a splendid tile work. Zoroastrian Fire Temple, there is a fire inside this temple which is burning for 2000 years and Tower of Silence a place where Zoroastrian used to leave dead bodies.
Visiting Dolat Abad Garden, a UNESCO world heritage Persian garden site, that has a summer house with a very tall wind tower, On the way, we’ll visit Naein Jameh mosque which is one of the first Mosques of Iran.
Drive to Esfahan, overnight in Esfahan
Breakfast at Hotel, then heading to Beautiful Naghshe Jahan Square, Imam and Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, Ali Qapu palace, Qeisarieh portal, Chehel Sotoon, They are all remaining from Safavid era to show their Islamic art skills. In Naghshe Jahan Square you’ll have time to see handmade products and explore shops. The most recommended and beloved Iranian handmade products are Iranian colourful and qualified carpets.
Overnight in Esfahan
We will visit Jame mosque, afterwards, we will visit Vank Cathedral and Music Instrument Museum (based on Museum time limits) in Jolfa region. Jolfa is a part of the city which is known as Armenian residence region of Isfahan, there you will have time for relaxing and drinking a cup of coffee.
Then let’s explore nightlife in Isfahan starting with Khaju Bridge and Sio Se Pol Bridge.
Overnight in Esfahan
After breakfast, drive to Abyaneh and spend some time in this red style village, visiting people and their colourful dresses.
Drive to Kashan visiting Fin Garden and Soltan Amir Ahmad Bath.
Overnight in Kashan
Today we will say goodbye to the Land of Persia.
we will visit Tabatabaei traditional house, A Qajari style house with remarkable ornaments. The houses of Kashan seems to be very simple from outside but once you get inside you find yourself in a heaven.
Based on time you can see Tape Sialk, a hill which was the first residential area of developing Men in Iran.
We hope you’ve had a memorable travel in Iran and wish to be your host in Iran for the second time. Drive to IKA for departure