Highlights of Persia in 12 Days
Arriving in Shiraz, you would be picked up and transferred to hotel by your local tour guide.
After having a little rest and a nice breakfast, the full day city tour of Shiraz will start including the citadel of Karimkhan Zand, Pars museum, Vakil bath and Bazaar, Narenjestan Qavam and the mausoleum of Hafiz.
A full day excursion is necessary to explore the Achaemenid and Sassanid heritages remaining around Shiraz.
Today, we are going to visit one of the Persian capital, Pasargadae, the ceremonial Persian palaces of Persepolis, Naghsh-e Rostam and Naghsh-e Rajab
Driving back to Shiraz, we will have a photo stop at Quran gate and then we continue driving to Hotel to get prepared for our tomorrow’s ride.
Early in the morning, we drive towards Kerman, one of the oldest cities in Iran.
Through the way, we are having the chance to visit the Neyriz Jami mosque and the Sassanid palaces of Sarvestan.
Today, we will have a half-day excursion to the cities of Mahan and Rayen to visit the main highlights of desert urban architecture including Shazdeh garden and the shrine of Shah Nematollah Vali in Mahan and the great citadel of Rayen.
In the afternoon, we will have a half day city tour of Kerman to visit the most important places in Kerman Including Ganjalikhan Bath house, Bazaar and mint.
Early in the morning, we depart from Kerman to Yazd and through the way; you can have a panoramic view of Pistachio gardens.
Upon arrival to Yazd, we start our half day city tour to explore some highlights of the city including Amir Chakhmaq square, Zurkhane and Dowlat Abad garden.
After having our breakfast, we check out the hotel and start our morning city tour of Yazd to visit the main highlights of the city including Dakhme (towers of silence), Fire temple, Kabir Jami mosque and Fahadan neighborhood (old town).
Finishing the visits in Yazd, we start driving to Isfahan and we will spend our night there.
A full day city tour of Isfahan, will be guiding us to explore the most important places in Isfahan.
We start our day with a visit to Naghsh-e Jahan square and its surrounding monuments including Imam mosque, Sheykh Lotfollah mosque and Ali Qapou palace.
Afterwards, we continue our tour visiting Chehel Sotun palace and some free time in Bazaar.
After having our breakfast, we start our today’s tour to visit the Atigh Jami mosque which could be considered as a live museum for Iranian architecture history.
Later today, we will visit the Vank cathedral and the Armenian corner in Jolfa district in Isfahan.
In the evening, we will have a short walk beside Zayande river and have visit to the Historical bridges of Khajou and Sio-Se Pol.
Early in the morning, we depart from Isfahan to Tehran.
Through the way, will have stop at Kashan to visit some important highlights of Kashan remaining from different eras of Iran’s Ancient history and modern history including
Fin Garden, Sialk hill and Boroujerei house.
After having our visits done in Kashan, then we continue driving to Tehran.
Tehran, as the capital of Iran, having a population of 14 Million people living in, located on the footsteps of Damavand mount, could be interesting for you to explore.
Having a full day city tour of Tehran will allow us to visit the main highlights of the city of Tehran including Golestan palace, The archeological section of the national museum, crown jewels museum and Milad tower.
Having Tehran city center and older neighborhoods visited yesterday, now it’s the time to visit the northern Tehran to have the chance to visit Pahlavi palaces of Saad Abad palace and Niavaran Palace.
Afterwards, we will have a short walk in Darban mountainous area and Tajrish bazaar.
After having your dinner, you would be transferred to airport to take your flight back home.