General

Day 1

Arrival-Tehran / Iran

Arrival expected in the night. Reception by the guide and transfer to the hotel.


Day 2

Tehran

Today we visit the sights of the capital of Iran: the National Museum with the Archaeological Museum, the Niavaran Cultural Complex with a former Shah Palace.


Day 3

Tehran – Isfahan

After breakfast we drive over the expressway to Isfahan, the most beautiful city in the country. There we see the historical bridges at the river Zayandeh in the late afternoon.


Day 4

Isfahan

The extensive visit to the impressive Imam square (world cultural heritage) with the royal palaces and turquoise dome mosaics as well as the adjacent artisan bazaar are on the agenda. We stroll through the historic Grand Bazaar. In the afternoon we will see the Garden of the Eight Paradise and visit the Armenian quarter, which is located south of the river, with the Vank Cathedral.


Day 5

Isfahan – Persepolis – Nagshe Rostam – Shiraz

Our journey continues to the south. We visit the ancient ceremonial palaces of Persepolis, where the kings of Cyrus, Xerxes and Darius received the ambassadors from many countries. After the detailed visit we will see the royal tombs Nagshe  Rostam. Overnight in Shiraz.


Day 6

Shiraz

Shiraz is the city of nightingales and roses as well as home to the greatest poets of Iran. On the tour of the city we will visit the Eram Paradise Garden, the Vakil Bazar, the tomb of the poet Hafiz and the Ali Ebne Hamzeh graveyard with mirror mosaics. Of course, we also see the great fort.


Day 7

Shiraz – Pasargadae – Abarkuh – Yazd

First we see the tomb of King Cyrus in Pasargadae. Our next stop is at the several thousand year old cypres in Abarkuh. In the afternoon we reach the desert town Yazd with a picturesque old town (world cultural heritage)

 


Day 8

Yazd – Kerman

Today Yazd is home to the Friday Mosque, the Water Museum, the Towers of Silence and the Fire Temple. In the afternoon we continue to Kerman. On the way we see the traditional Qanat irrigation systems (world cultural heritage).


Day 9

Kerman – Mahan – Kerman 

Kerman is situated at an altitude of 1760 m. On the sightseeing tour, we see the Ali Khan complex with the bathhouse and caravanserai, the Friday mosque and the bazaar. Afternoon excursion to Mahan, visit of the Sufi sanctuary and mausoleum Shah Nematollah Vali as well as the Prince Garden Baq-e Shahzadeh.


Day 10

Kerman – Rayen – Bam

We continue to Bam, on the way we see the clay fortress of Rayen. Visit of Bam, which is one of the largest clay buildings in the world, unfortunately destroyed by an earthquake in 2003.


Day 11

Bam – Island of Qeshm – Persian Gulf

From the central upland we go to the coast where the Indian Ocean is connected to the Persian Gulf by the sea of ​​Hormos. By ferry or speedboat we reach the largest island of Iran, Qeshm.


Day 12

Island of Qeshm

In the west of the island you can see the imposing Namakdan Salt Dome, one of the largest salt caves in the world. Continue to the Chahkuh Gorge, a kilometer-long, narrow gorge. Then we drive to the “Valley of the Stars” (Darreh Setareha), a fascinating canyon landscape.


Day 13

Island Qeshm – Bandar Abbas – return flight

In the morning a short boat trip through the Hara mangrove area is planned with observation of water birds (depending on the weather). Afternoon ferry trip to Bandar Abbas and transfer to the airport. In the evening departure probably over Dubai back to your country.


NOTES:

1-    Itinerary has the possibility to change based on the date and time of arriving in Iran

2-    Hotels could be substituted with the same category and level hotels

3-    Prices for Groups of 1 and 2 Clients are offered based on having a driver-guide on your choice of Language.

4-    Prices offered are valid from April 5th 2018 till March 15th 2019

 

Inclusions             Exclusions
·        Accommodation in Hotels named above

·        Transportation during the tour and all transfers to/from airport

·        Entrance fees to the visiting places named on the itinerary

·        English speaking tour guide

·        Meals based on your reservation

 

·        Tips

·        Personal expenses

·        Entrance fees to the places you may want to visit and are not named on the itinerary

 

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IRAN

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