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Day 1

Arrive at Tehran IKA Airport where you will be met and taken to your hotel.

Day 1

Golestan Palace, Tehran, Iran

Day 2

Tehran, Arrive Shiraz :

Take off your vacation with a leisurely tour around The Golestan Palace and National Museum, Jewel or Contemporary Art Museum. Fly from Tehran to Shiraz, one of the most significant sites of the ancient world.

Day 2

Nasir-ol-molk Mosque, Shiraz, Fars, Iran

Day 3

Shiraz:

Explore Shiraz, a city which is well-known for its Persian lyrics, roses, cypresses and nightingales. Start your sightseeing at the beautifully decorated Nasir al-Mulk mosque. Then continue to visit the 19th century Narenjestan Palace (Orangery).This afternoon visit the peaceful tomb and pavilion of the poets Hafiz and Saadi. Eventually, conclude your sightseeing at Shiraz’s conventional market the Vakil Bazaar (closed Friday) which still retains much of its 18th century character.

Day 3

Day 4

Shiraz, Arrive Yazd:

On the way to Yazd, you will visit Persepolis one of the world’s most magnificent archaeological sites. The site was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid kings, featuring the remains of the palaces of Darius the Great, Xerxes and Artaxerxes. The era is brought to life by bas reliefs of kings and courtiers from across the Persian Empire. At Naqsh-e Rustam, you can see four tombs and one building from Achaemenid dynasty with a group of ancient Iranian rock reliefs cut into the cliff from Sassanid dynasty.

Day 4

Zoroastrian Fire Temple, Yazd, Iran

Day 5

Yazd:

In the morning, you will visit the famous Zoroastrian Towers of Silence. Plus, the marvelous adobe (mud and straw) architecture and the Zoroastrian Fire Temple. Then immerse yourself in the splendor of Yazd Jame Mosque with the highest portal and minarets in Iran, which dates back to the 14th century. Then you can stroll through the old town of Yazd.

Day 5

Jameh Mosque of Nain, Nain, Isfahan, Iran

Day 6

Yazd, Arrive Isfahan:

Your journey to Isfahan goes through Narin Citadel in Meybod and gives you the opportunity to visit Na’in’s Jame Mosque. Moreover, there is a chance to visit Pernia’s Traditional House which is now an Ethnology Museum located in Na’in.

Day 6

The Vank Cathedral, Isfahan, Iran

Day 7

Isfahan:

This stunning 17th century Isfahan capital city of Safavid offers you a whole parade of wondrous sights. Isfahan’s Jame Mosque, ancient bridges, the Armenian Quarter with its churches and The Cathedral of Vank. At the end, you can walk around the Grand Bazaar on your own.

Day 7

Imam Mosque, Isfahan, Iran

Day 8

Isfahan:

Isfahan’s moment of glory came in 4 centuries ago, which brings a great deal of unspoiled sites. Starting at the Chehel Sotun Palace, then walking a short distance to an attractive square framed by the Imam Mosque, which is renowned as the supreme perfection of Islamic architecture on one side, and the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque with its colorful detailed tile work ranking among the best in the world on the other. At the end of the day the Ali Qapu Palace is visited.

Day 8

Fin Garden, Kashan, Isfahan, Iran

Day 9

Isfahan, Arrive Tehran:

Depart Isfahan for Tehran, on the way you will visit Natanz, a quiet mountain town which was Safavid kings favorite hunting spot. Visit Natanz’s Jame Mosque, which is one of the most magnificent mosques in Iran. In addition, it has carried out decorated portal of 13th century with beautiful blue tiles and Islamic calligraphy. Then visit Abyaneh Village which goes back to adobe (mud and straw) houses. Next, continue to Kashan which is supposed to be the epitome of every relevant aspect of Persia. On arrival, visit the city’s lovely Fin Garden. In late afternoon you will arrive in Tehran.

Day 9

Day 10

Departure Tehran:

Transfer to Tehran International Airport and check-in for your prearranged flight.

Day 10

In Search of Ancient Persia

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In Search of Ancient Persia