Persia Classic Tour

Landing to PERSIA, Iran is a country with endless history and tradition. Our 14-days trip program includes the natural and historical attractions of the central regions of Iran. In this Route, we will visit cities like Tehran, Kashan, Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz, and finally Kerman. In most of these areas, living in warm and dry areas has been linked with history and has shaped the life style that is specific to these areas.

Day 1: Landing to PERSIA (Tehran)

Welcome to Iran. To be met by your tour guide at the airport (IKIA airport), you will be transferred to your hotel. We will visit Golestan Palace* and grand old bazaar of Tehran (depends on arrival time). O/N 3* Hotel in Tehran

Day 2: Magic of Desert (Kashan)

After breakfast, we drive to Kashan to visit Ouyi underground city, Tabatabaei historical house, Borujerdiha/Abbasian historical house, Fin Persian garden*, and Aghabozorg mosque. O/N in Kashan

Day 3: Glory of Islamic Arts (Isfahan)

Drive to Isfahan. Visiting Madar Shah caravanserai, Hasht Behesht*/Chehelsotoun palace*, Zayanderoud river, Siosepol, and Khajoo historical bridges. O/N in Isfahan

Day 4: Half of the World (Isfahan)

Full day city tour of Isfahan to visit Jame mosque of Isfahan*, Naqshe Jahan historical square*, Imam mosque*, Sheikh Lotfollah mosque*, and Aliqapoo palace*. O/N in Isfahan

Day 5: Feel Adobes (Yazd)

Located in the remote desert, the old city of Yazd is built almost entirely of adobe and is an architectural wonder. we will visit Jame mosque of Naein, Historical bazaar of Naein, Narin Qale (historical fort), Amir Chakhmaq complex of Yazd. O/N in Yazd

Day 6: Religions Crossway (Yazd)

Yazd has been a Zoroastrian center since Sassanian times. Zoroastrians still make up a significant minority of the population, and the Atashkadeh in Yazd is the most important Zoroastrian fire temple in Iran. Full day city tour of Yazd to visit Jame mosque of Yazd, Historical city of Yazd*, Fire temple of Zoroastrians, and Tower of silence. O/N in Yazd

Day 7: Welcome to Persian Empire (Pasargad)

Drive to Pasargad. Visiting Historical city of Abarkooh, 4000 years old cypress tree (Zoroastrian cypress), Aghazadeh historical house, Pasargad*. O/N in Pasargad

Day 8: Glory of Persia (Shiraz)

An early start takes us to Persepolis* (Takht-é Jamshid), the heart of the Persian Empire and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Naqshe Rostam*, Quran historical gate of Shiraz, Eram persian garden*, and Hafezieh (Tomb of Hafez; the iranian famious poet). O/N in Shiraz

Day 9: Glory of Iranian Culture (Shiraz)

Explore lovely Shiraz, the City of Roses and Nightingales. Begin in Vakil historical complex (public Bath, Bazar, Mosque), Narenjestan historical complex, Nasirolmolk mosque, Shahcheraq holy shrine, andJame Atigh mosque. O/N in Shiraz

Day 10: Live like Cavemans (Meymand)

Drive to Meymand. Visiting Meymand cave village landscape*. O/N in Meymand

Day 11: Looking for Ganj (treasure) (Kerman)

After breakfast, we drive to Kerman. We will visit GanjaliKhan Complex and old bazaar. GanjaliKhan Complex is a Safavid-era building complex, covering an area of 11000 square meters and located in the old center of city of Kerman, Iran. Ganjali Khan Complex is composed of a school, a square, a caravanserai, a public bathhouse, a watering place, a mint house, a mosque and a bazaar. O/N in Kerman

Day 12: Glory of Desert (Mahan)

After breakfast, we drive to Mahan to see the Mahan Shazdeh persian garden*, Shah Nematollah Vali holy tomb, Shahdad and Kalout desert/Bam ancient citadel*, and Rayen fort. O/N in Mahan

Day 13: Modern Tehran

In the morning take a flight to Tehran, city tour of Tehran to visit Saadabad /Niyavaran palace, and Nature bridge. O/N in Tehran

Day 14: Missing Persia (Departure)

Transfer from Hotel to IKIA airport for departure flight.

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Experiences:
Attractions
Art and History
Farmers Market
Landmarks
Nightlife
Outdoor Activities
Shopping
Workshops
Other
Languages spoken: English, French, German
Included in price: All transfers and transportations, Professional licensed guide (Guide assistant for 15 pax and more), All accommodation (B&B), Local flight, 2 bottles of water + fruits + snacks per day.
Not Included in price: Entrance fees, Food meals, International flights, Visa fee