The historical legacy left by the Persian Empire throughout the centuries we will see in mythical places. Fascinating cities take us to the splendor of the thousand and One Nights and the times
when the Silk Road was the most important route of communication world is in their bazaars where the best deal is concentrated and there can buy fine art, beautiful carpets, pottery … But perhaps more memorable than any of this is the warm hospitality of the people we’ll meet
along the way. Experience the real tranquility while visiting famous cities like Shiraz, Isfahan, Kashan, Tehran and also magnificent ancient cities like Perspolis and Pasargad which date back to very old past.
Take the flight to ShirazMeet at the airport and transfer to your hotel accommodation in shiraz
In the morning take a flight to Shiraz (I hour 20 min).
• Eram Garden. (One of the most famous gardens of Iran: the Bagh e Eram (Eram Garden),
which is part of the UNESCO-listed Persian Gardens, the tombs and gardens of Iran’s
greatest lyric poets
• Tomb of Hafez and Sa’adi
• Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque. The pink tiled 19th century Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque
• The Arg-e-Karim Khan (an 18th century citadel)
• The Qajar-period Narenjestan Garden/House
• The Vakil Bazaar of Shiraz
• The Holy Shrine of Shah-e-Cheragh.
Hotel accommodation in Shiraz.
A full day tour of the beautiful city of Isfahan, the 17th century capital of the Safavid, referred to as Nesf-e-Jahan (Half of the World) in Safavid sources, to visit one of the world’s grandest squares.
• The Maidan-e-Naghsh-e-Jahan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which contains several
• The Ali-Qapu Palace with its enchanting music rooms and balcony overlooking the Maidan, from where the Safavid Kings watched polo games.
• Two of Islamic world’s greatest mosques – the Sheikh Lotfollah and the Shah – with magnificent architecture and tilework.
• The Qeisarieh Bazaar, where hundreds of shops display a rich variety of handicrafts, carpets, tiles, and miniature painting.
• Jameh Mosque . continuing the visits to the magnificent Jameh Mosque, with the famous Uljaitu Mihrab (Prayer Niche) of the Il-Khanid period. Jameh Mosque of Isfahan
is considered a museum of a thousand years of Persian religious architecture and is truly
one of the world’s greatest mosques.
Hotel accommodation in Isfahan.
Another full day sightseeing in Isfahan:
• Chehel Sotun Palace, built by Shah Abbas II in the 17th century; its wooden columns reflected in the surface of the pool give rise to its name ‘The Palace of Forty Columns’
• Hasht Behesht Palace
• Armenian Quarter with its important Cathedral of Vank
• Famous historical bridges of Khajou and Sio-se-pol
Hotel accommodation in Isfahan.
Drive to Tehran stopping en route at the charming town of Kashan (215km) to visit:
• Historical Garden of Fin (UNESCO Site)
• Mosque and madrasah Agha Bozorg
• Borujerdi House. 19th century merchant residence known as Borujerdi House with its beautiful stucco dome and inlaid mirror work, with some of the best examples of existing “badgirs” (wind-catchers).
Continuing the route with another stop in Qom (112km) to visit:
• the Holy Shrine Complex of Hazrat-e-Ma’asumeh
Continue to Tehran (148km), arrive and hotel accommodation in Tehran.
Starting Iran tour with visiting the remarkable museums and palaces of Tehran:
• National Museum
• Golestan Palace
• Carpet Museum
• Jewelers Museum
• Emamzadeh Saleh Shrine
• Tajrish bazaar
Hotel accommodation in Tehran.
Note: Jewelers Museum is just open on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, in case the trip coincide with other day, this museum will be replaced with Abgineh Glassware Museum
Transfer to the airport for taking the flight back, End of the trip.