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You will be met on arrival at IKA Airport and be transferred to the hotel.

Day 1

Start your holiday by sightseeing in Tehran, which has been the capital of Iran since 1788. First, visit Golestan Palace, including the successful integration of earlier Persian crafts and architecture with Western influences. Continue to National Museum of Iran, the main archaeological museum of Iran. End the day by National Jewelry Museum of Iran.

Alternative to National Jewelry Museum of Iran: Glassware and Ceramic Museum of Iran.

Day 2

Today, you depart Tehran for Kashan. On the way, head toward Qom, the second holiest city in Iran, and visit Fatima Holy Shrine, the daughter of the seventh Shia Imam. Next, proceed to Kashan and visit Tabatabaei Historical House, which reflects the luxurious lifestyle of a wealthy family in Kashan, and Agha Bozorg Mosque, used for preaching and teaching as well as prayers.

Day 3

In the morning, drive Kashan for Anarak. On the way, visit Jameh Mosque of Natanz and Jameh Mosque of Nain, two old mosques of Iran. Finally, take a trek in the historical part of Anarak Village.

Day 4

Start your day with a drive to the pristine and mysterious desert of Rig-e Jen located in Dasht-e Kavir (central desert) in which there are Salt Deserts, swamps, and a vast of sandy dunes. Today, you will take an exquisite trek among sandy dunes.

Day 5

This day and the following day is devoted to trekking in a vast area of dunes and ridding safari.

Day 6

Today, you continue trekking and ridding safari in the desert. Finally, you depart for Mesr, a desert village which offers spectacular sceneries, starry sky, palm trees, sand hills and creational facilities such as safari and camel riding

Day 7

In the morning, you enjoy camel riding and trekking in the desert. Then you leave Mesr for Aroosan Village where gives you an unparalleled peace due to its sandy plains, spectacular sunset and shiny stars.

Day 8

In the morning, Enjoy trekking to Khur where you can find old adobe houses, historical forts, cisterns and shrines.

Day 9

Depart for Yazd. On the way, visit Historical Part of Bayazeh and Kharanagh Village.

Day 10

On this day, you will explore Yazd, the city of wind catchers. First, you visit Towers of Silence, an ancient place in which the burial ceremony was held. Then, proceed to Zoroastrian Fire Temple, a holy place for Zoroastrians where the sacred fire has been maintained for more than 1100 years. Afterward, visit Jameh Mosque of Yazd and stroll in the Historical District in Yazd, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Day 11

In the morning, depart for Shiraz, the city of love and poetry. On the way, visit Aghazadeh Historical Mansion in Abarkuh and Pasargadae where you can find the tomb of Cyrus the Great.

Day 12

Enjoy Sightseeing in Shiraz. First, visit Nasir-ol-molk Mosque, also known as Pink Mosque then proceed to Narenjestan e Ghavam Garden end enjoy the orange garden in the central courtyard. Next, visit Hafiz Tomb, a great Iranian poet who was admired by Goethe. At the end, visit Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holy Shrine and Vakil Bazaar.

Day 13

Depart Shiraz for Isfahan, the capital of Persian Emperor in Safavid Dynasty. On the way, visit Persepolis, the ancient capital of Persia with its wonderfully well-preserved remains. Then Proceed to Naqsh-e Rustam, which contains four graves of the first Achaemenid Emperors, Darius the Great, Xerxes, Artaxerxes I and Darius II, carved into the cliff.

Day 14

In Isfahan, you get mesmerized by a whole parade of wondrous sights. First, you visit Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, one of the five oldest Friday Mosques still standing in the world and built in the four-iwan architectural style. Continue your sightseeing to Si-o-se Pol and Khaju Bridges, which have spanned the Zayandeh Rud River, and the Vank Cathedral, also known as church of the saintly sisters. Afterward, you will visit Grand Bazaar of Isfahan.

Day 15

Continue sightseeing in Isfahan including Chehel Sotoun Palace (Forty Columns), a brilliant example for the Persian Garden. Next, visit Naqsh-e Jahan Square the second largest square in the world, Imam Mosque where has housed the most ancient ceramics, Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, also known as the mosque of women, and Ali Qapu Palace whose terrace overlooks the square. At the end, you will take some leisure time in the afternoon.

Day 16

Transfer to Isfahan International Airport.

Day 17

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Tehran / Isfahan

17 Days

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Tehran Isfahan

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Discover Central Desert

This route allows you to enjoy the villages and spectacular desert landscapes of Dasht e Kavir, for example, Salt Deserts, swamps, and a vast of sandy dunes. The diverse activities such as camel riding, safari and strolling in the desert turns this trip to a unique and mesmerizing adventure.

Note that this trip is recommended for cold seasons.

Discover Central Desert