10 days Iran classic tour
|Shiraz||After arriving at the airport in Shiraz our guide will meet you and you will be transferred to hotel for check in and rest. Whenever you are ready we will have a city tour. We will visit the pink Mosque, Vakil Bazaar, Vakil Hammam, E ram Garden, Shahcheragh Mosque.|
1. The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque also known as the Pink Mosque is a traditional mosque in Shiraz, Iran. It is located in Gawd-i Arabān quarter, near Shāh Chérāgh Mosque. It was built under Qajar rule of Iran.
5. Shahcheragh Mosque is Shia Muslim mosque, funerary monument & pilgrimage site was built in the 12th century
|Day 2||Shiraz||Also today we will continue the city tour and will visit Persepolis and come back to the hotel.|
Persepolis Founded by Darius I in 518 B.C., Persepolis was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire. It was built on an immense half-artificial, half-natural terrace, where the king of kings created an impressive palace complex inspired by Mesopotamian models. The importance and quality of the monumental ruins make it a unique archaeological site. ( UNESCO site ).
|5 h 23 min 481.2 km|
We will drive to Yazd destination and will visit Naghsh-e Rostam and Pasargadae on our way.
1. Naqsh-e Rustam is one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring ancient sites of the Achaemenid Empire, consisting of the colossal tombs of Persian kings dating back to the first millennium BC. It stands as a lasting memory of a once powerful empire that ruled over a significant portion of the ancient world.
Naqsh-e Rustam (meaning Throne of Rustam ) is located approximately 5 km (3 miles) to the northwest of Persepolis, the capital of the former Achaemenid (Persian) Empire in the present day in Iran.
|Yazd||Today we will visit Amir Chakhmaq Sq, Yazd Zoroat fire temple, Dakhme (tower of silence)|
|We will drive in the morning to Isfahan and will stop at Nain to visit Jameh Mosque then at dark time visit Si-o-se-pol or Khaju bridge|
1. Nain is a city and capital of Nain County, Isfahan Province, Iran.
2. The Jāmeh Mosque of Yazd is the grand, congregational mosque (Jāmeh) of Yazd city, within the Yazd Province of Iran.
3. Si-o-se-pol, which means Bridge of 33 Spans – also called the Allahverdi Khan Bridge – was built between 1599 and 1602. Coming in at just shy of 300 meters in length, it is the longest bridge crossing of the Zayanderud River.
|Day 6||Isfahan||You have walking tour today and will visit Nagesh e Jahan sq, Ali Qapu, Imam Mosque, lotfollah Mosque, Chahar Bagh St.|
1.Naghsh-e Jahan Square (Design of the world) officially known as Imam Square, situated at the center of Isfahan city, Iran. It is an important historical site and one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. The square is surrounded by buildings from the Safavid era. ( UNESCO site ).
2. Ali Qapu is a grand palace in Isfahan, Iran. It is located on the western side of the Naqsh e Jahan Square, opposite to Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, and had been originally designed as a vast portal.
3. Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is one of the architectural masterpieces of Iranian architecture that was built during the Safavid Empire, standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Esfahan, Iran. Construction of the mosque started in 1603 and was finished in 1619.
4. The Shah Mosque, also known as Royal Mosque or Imam Mosque after the Iranian Revolution, is a mosque in Isfahan, Iran, standing in the south side of Naghsh-e Jahan Square. It was built during the Safavid dynasty, ordered by Abbas I of Persia.
5. Charbagh or Chahar Bagh is a Persian and Islamic quadrilateral garden layout based on the four gardens of Paradise mentioned in the Qur’an. The quadrilateral garden is divided by walkways or flowing water into four smaller parts.
|Day 7||Isfahan||We will drive to Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, Vank church, Traditional bazaar|
1. The Jāmeh Mosque of Isfahān or Jāme’ Mosque of Isfahān is the grand, congregational mosque of Isfahān city, within Isfahān Province, Iran. The mosque is the result of continual construction, reconstruction, additions, and renovations on the site from around 771 to the end of the 20th century.
2. The Holy Savior Cathedral, also known the Church of the Saintly Sisters, is a cathedral located in the New Julfa district of Isfahan, Iran. It is commonly referred to as the Vank, which means “monastery” or “convent” in the Armenian language.
|We will drive to Kashan to visit Abyaneh village and then Fin Garden and Tbatabaei historical house|
1. The Bagh-e Fin Garden (Fin Garden) likely dates to the early Safavid Dynasty (1501-1736), but its current design began to take shape during the reign of Shah Abbas I (1587-1629) and was restored from 1797-1834 by the Qajar Fath Ali Shah. (UNESCO site )
2. Village of Abyaneh is one of the Iranian historical villages that contains some works from the Sassanid period to the present time. Abyaneh is located in Isfahan province of Iran close to Kashan and Natanz. The village is in a long and narrow valley on the foot of Kakas Mountains, 70 kilometers southeast of Kashan. From the main road of Natanz-Kashan, there is a winding road that goes 22km deep into the mountains, passes several villages, and reaches to a valley with a historic village sitting in it. Houses in Abyaneh have a reddish color that comes from the soil around the village containing iron oxides. .(UNESCO site )
|We will drive to Tehran with a stop in Qom to visit Fatima Masumeh Shrine.|
The Fatima Masumeh Shrine tends to fly under the radar, but it is, in fact, one of Iran’s most stunning mosques. Named for a sister of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia imam whose shrine is located in Mashhad, the geometric shapes and floral motifs of this shrine have a distinctly feminine touch, making you want to linger outside a bit longer to admire the tiles. The interior of this spacious shrine is immaculately decorated and has many notable burials on site, ranging from royalty and political figures to clerics and scholars
|Day 10||Tehran||We have a city tour to visit Golestan Palace, Tehran Grand Bazaar, National Museum of Iran |
1.Golestan Palace which was more recently included with UNESCO in 2013 located footsteps from Tehran‘s Grand Bazaar. This lavish place became the Qajar dynasty’s seat of government.
2. Historic, expansive, and dizzying, Tehran’s Grand Bazaar should be at the top of any bargain-hunter’s agenda. The bazaar consists of over 10 kilometers of labyrinthine covered alleys and is divided up into sections selling different types of product. Everything imaginable is up for sale here.
3. National Museum of Iran National Museum in Tehran opened in 1937. The National Museum was Iran’s very first museum and houses Iran’s foremost collection of archaeological and cultural treasures.
In all, the National Museum of Iran has over 300,000 exhibits.
Overnight in Tehran
|Total Price For one person||1600 €|
|Total price For two people||1200 € (per person)|
|Total Price For more than 3 people||1100 € (per person)|