9 days 8 nights
Nomads have Simple life but the great soul and still have kept their customs. The songs of their daily life mixed with the sing of birds, laugh of children, the sound of sheep bells and a harmonious symphony by female carpet weavers with the smell of bread, soil, and grass. You can save the portrait of women in colorful traditional clothes beside the black tents under the blue sky working on green lands in your mind forever.
Arrive in Shiraz. based on your arrival time we will have Shiraz site seeing. The most important highlights are Nasiralmolk Mosque or pink mosque, Zand complex consists of the Citadel, Bath, mosque and traditional Vakil Bazaar, tombs of Hafez and Saadi, great poets of the city, and Ali ebne Hamzeh Shrine with its magnificent mirror works.
Full day excursion for visiting a glorious attraction in 50 km north of Shiraz .i.e. Persepolis (Naghsh-e-Rostam and Naghsh-e-Rajab); a must-see site for everyone who likes to know more about the history of Persian Empire. we will continue our way to visit the Capital of ancient Persia, Pasargadae and the Tomb of Cyrus the great that without a doubt is one of the most respected Persian Emperor both in national and international view (It is located in 87 km of Shiraz).
Drive to Firuzabad (about 2-hour drive). We will visit the Ardeshir Babakan Palace (UNESCO heritage site). Firuzabad is the center of the nomad. we will visit the nomad tents and their daily simple life and also meditate in that pure tranquil nature. Returning to Shiraz.
Early in the morning drive to Sepidan in the north of Fars Province. The elevation of Sepidan is 2300 meters above the sea level. Sepidan is too cold in winters and a good zone for skiing has mild weather in summer, which makes it a suitable destination resort for nomads during summer. We will have a chance to visit Margoon waterfall, which is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Iran. we spend overnight in Sepidan in village house to experience their life.
In the morning drive to Yasuj to visit the nomad regions in Yasuj.
Drive to Shahrekord that is one of the coldest and beautiful cities in Iran and it is also the highest point of the country, with unique nature to visit the nomad tribes of Shahrekord called Bakhtiari.
Drive to Isfahan (about 3-hour drive). Firstly we visit the most important highlight of Isfahan that has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage and contains a wide range of Islamic Architectural styles, Naghsh-e-Jahan Square. This square has been surrounded by two beautiful mosques, the Shah and Sheikh lotfollah mosques, Aliqapu palace and old bazaar of Isfahan where you can visit a traditional workshop and buy their handicrafts. During the evening we will explore Jolfa the Armenian quarter based on your time.
In the morning we will visit Vank cathedral in Jolfa, the Armenian quarter, Then we drive to Abyaneh that is the beautiful stair structure village where you can see the women in colorful clothes and the form of the local life like 2000 years ago.
Drive to Tehran, City tour of Tehran to visit Golestan Place that is both a historic site and museum. It is a complex that consists of 17 palaces, museums, and Halls and it is worth to spend a few hours to visit its luxuriously decorated rooms, nice and big dining area and ballroom and well-landscaped gardens and fountains. Tehran Bazaar. Transfer to Tehran international airport for departure.