Take a tour to see a variety of scenery, history and culture through the heart of Iran. We have planned a journey starting from the capital to Shiraz city of flowers and poetry. It will continue in famous cities like Persepolis, Yazd, Isfahan, Kashan, and Qazvin. We will also take you to the northwest of the country where you can observe the beauty of the mountains and the Caspian Sea. Then we are going to explore several Iranian Azeri-speaking provinces and get amazed by their rich culture and traditions. Besides this tour, you will visit impressive mosques, Persian gardens, ancient cities and enjoy walking through the oldest Bazaars of Tabriz and the Middle East.
2 nights in Tehran – 2 nights in Shiraz – 2 nights in Yazd – 3 nights in Isfahan – 1 night in Tehran – 1 night in Rasht – 1 night in Anzali – 1 night in Sareyn – 2 nights in Tabriz
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Payments will be deposited to Oriente Viaje account In Madrid | 25% at the Booking time | And the rest 45 days before the trip
In the case, you need an Int. flight, prices vary, due to the currency exchange rate
Cancellation charges will be as follows:
Up to 60-45 days prior to the service date and receive a 100% refund
45 to 30 days before departure – 15% of tour cost*
29-10 days before departure – 35% of tour cost*
9 or fewer days before departure – Deposits are non-refundable
Describe of tour plan first to end
Fly to Tehran, right on your arrival at the International airport, our representative will welcome and transfer you to your hotel.
Day 2: Tehran
After having breakfast, enjoy full-day sightseeing in Tehran including the National Museum of Iran, cultural and architectural heritage of ancient Iran civilization, Golestan Palace, a collection of oldest buildings in Tehran set in a walled park, Ceramic and Crystal Museum, a glorious collection of ceramics and glasses, National Jewelry Museum*, A collection of the most expensive and beautiful jewels and a reflection of Iranian art. After all, we come back to spend a night at the Hotel.
* National Jewelry Museum is open from Saturday to Tuesday. In case you arrive in Tehran days other than the due time of visit, we replace the Carpet museum.
Day 3: Tehran | Shiraz
On the third day in the morning, we take a flight to Shiraz, the city of poetry and roses, and at a certain time, wine. After your arrival, we will visit the Grand Bazaar, Vakil Bazaar, a suitable place of hundreds of stores with beautiful courtyards, Vakil Mosque, Karim Khan Castle, built during the Zand Dynasty, Eram garden with its aromatic myrtles, beautiful flowers, and towering cypress that steals your heart, Pink Mosque (Nasir-al-Mulk Mosque), lavishly decorated like Qajar structure, orange-scented Narenjestan, and Quran Gate. After all the visits, we come back to stay at the hotel.
Day 4: Shiraz | Persepolis | Shiraz
The following day, we depart to experience the past in the present. Persepolis, another world heritage site in Iran. You will see the vestige of the ancient capital of the Persian Empire, Naghshe Rajab and Naghshe Rostam known as “Rostam Portrait”, a stone wall containing four Achaemenid Royal stone tombs In a cross form with an outstanding pillar. Head back towards Shiraz, in the evening, you will visit Tombs of great Shirazi poets, Saadi and Hafiz (Aramgah-e Hafiz). It’s a custom for travelers to visit the tombs of these great poets. Then we transfer you to rest at the hotel.
Day 5: Shiraz | Pasargadae | Abarkuh | Yazd
On the way to Yazd, we visit Pasargadae (the tomb of Cyrus the Great) and the historic city of Abarkuh, A city with numerous magnificent mud houses and antiquity of at least 4.000 years. In this city, we’ll visit Cypress of Abarkuh’ or ‘Sarv-e Abarkuh’ (One of the oldest existing in the world), estimated to be between 4000 to 5000 years old, and Abarkuh Ice House, built high to minimize the contact of warm air with the ice surface. After arrival, we check-in at the hotel in Yazd.
Day 6: Yazd
Now it’s time to discover the ancient mud city of Yazd (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and get familiar with the architecture and culture of the people who live in the central plateau of Iran. we will visit the Amir-Chakhmaq Complex (located in the heart of the city), Jameh Mosque (dating from the 14th century), fire temple of Zoroaster, (dates back to around 3500 years ago), water museum, Towers of silence and walking through the old alleys of the city, then return to hotel accommodation in Yazd.
Day 7: Yazd | Meybod | Naein | Isfahan
Depart to Esfahan (The East Pearl). On the way, visit the ancient city of Naein and its third oldest mosque of Iran, and Maybod an ancient city that goes back to the pre-Islamic arena. is the home to many ancient points of interest. Then we arrive in Esfahan where you will spend the night at the hotel.
Day 8: Isfahan
Visit Esfahan, the Capital of Iran in the Safavid era. A city well organized with fabulous architecture and landscapes. We start from Naqsh-e Jahan Square, the second-largest square in the world and UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. As we get in, you’ll visit a masterpiece of Islamic architecture, Shah Mosque, famous for its magnificent tile-work. Discover Sheikh-lotfollahthe Ladies Mosque, as it was built for Shahs’s harem with a brightly colored domed ceiling, where the light creates a peacock image. In the Ali Qapu Palace, uncover the beautiful music rooms and the balconies where Safavid kings would sit to enjoy the ceremonies and polo matches. Explore the ancient Qeisarieh Bazaar on the north side of the square, with splendid shops, traditional arts and crafts. Then go back to the hotel and refresh for the day to come.
Day 9: Isfahan
Esfahan has still a lot to discover. Continuing our City Tour to the heart of Esfahan, we visit Chehel Sotun Palace, Set in a forested park in front of a tranquil reflecting pool, Hasht-Behesht Palace and Jameh Mosque (Jome Mosque), an encyclopedia of Iranian and Islamic arts. You can see the development of Iranian architecture in this complex, another World Heritage Site designated by UNESCO. You will also visit The Armenian Quarter and Vank Cathedral (the historic focal point of the Armenian Church). Then you will see The Historical bridges of Siosepol and Khajou and watch how the river gives life to the city landscape and the people who live beside it. We stay overnight at the hotel in Esfahan.
Day 10: Isfahan | Kashan | Qom | Tehran
On the way back to Tehran we stop in Kashan to visit the Fin Garden, one of the beautiful samples of Persian Garden, Boroujerdi house, which are the genuine samples of Iranian traditional desert architecture, and Agha-Bozorg Mosque and School from the 18th century. Our journey takes us to the holy city of Qom to visit the Fatima Masumeh shrine there will be a visit from Fatima Masumeh Shrine. Continuing the road toward Tehran. Enjoy your last night with the group in Iran’s vibrant capital.
Day 11: Tehran | Qazvin | Masouleh | Rasht
Leaving Tehran behind on the way to Masuleh, pay a visit to the first Safavid capital, Qazvin. You will see wonderful attractions in this city Including Jameh mosque, one of the oldest mosques in Iran, Shahzadeh Hossein harem where a beautiful shrine has been built, Chehel Sotun palace Museum, an important monument of the Safavid period in Qazvin, located in a large garden, and also Darvazeh Tehran, one of the three old gates leading to Rey and Tehran. Continuing the road toward Masouleh village, a thousand-year-old vertical village. After arrival in Rasht, hotel accommodation is being provided.
Day 12: Rasht | Anzali (Caspian Sea)
Today we have a walking tour in Rasht Bazaar and after that moving on to Anzali and visit The Caspian Sea (the world’s largest lake). Then we will have a nature sightseeing day in Anzali port, watching Anzali Marsh and walking along the Caspian Sea with the magnificent scenery of the sky and the seashore. Then enjoy a refreshment at your hotel in Anzali.
Day 13: Anzali | Ardebil | Sarein
Departure to Ardebil, in this city we’re going to visit Sheikh Safie Tomb, Bazaar and Jameh Mosque. Then we keep on going to Sarein, a city with hot springs that its water is heated largely by the Sabalan Mountain which is Iran’s second-highest mountain after Damavand. Sarein is also famous for its honey. Many of Sarein’s shops sell honey which is produced locally by the Beekeepers of the area. In the end, residing at the requisition hotel is being provided.
Day 14: Sarein | Kandovan | Tabriz
Departure to Tabriz (the famous city on the silk road), on the way we stop by the ancient village of Kandovan (one of the three stone and rocky villages in the world), a famous old village in the province of East Azerbaijan with at least 800 years existence. After arrival in Tabriz we check-in at the hotel.
Day 15: Tabriz
In the morning we start a full-day sightseeing in Tabriz including Historic Bazaar Complex, one of the oldest bazaars in the Middle East and the second oldest in the world, Azerbaijan Museum, the major archaeological and historical museum in Tabriz, The Blue Mosque, a masterpiece from centuries ago and Elgoli mansion and park.
We return to the hotel afterward for a restful night.
Day 16: Tabriz flight | Origin
After one final breakfast at the hotel, you will be met for your private transfer to the airport and your flight home.
End of the journey
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