Through Iranian Art and Culture

Tour details

Origin City: Kish

Countries visited:


This travel belongs to all people who would like to discover everything about Ancient Persia including cultural sites, spectacular sites and above all, the most hospitable people in the world.

We will visit the wonderful classic sites and great archeological sites in all the cities. We will familiarize you with different aspects of art, culture and Persian routine life by considering the amazing religious diversity. We will also meet and discuss the people who play an important role in Iranian lives.

Day 1

Arrival Tehran

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

Day 3

Tehran – Kashan 244 KM

Depart Tehran for Kashan where you enjoy the great Iranian architecture, designed based on the weather of this wonderful city. Next, visit Fin Garden, listed in World Heritage Site as an example of Persian garden. Then you proceed your sightseeing to Tabatabaei Historical House and Agha Bozorg Mosque, in Kashan.

Day 5


In Yazd, you Immerse yourself in the history, so you will start your sightseeing by visiting Towers of Silence, used for Zoroastrian funeral ceremonies. Then proceed to Zoroastrian Fire Temple in which the holy fire has been preserved for more than 1100 years and gives you the chance to get familiar with Zoroaster religion. Then proceed to Jameh Mosque of Yazd, a masterpiece of Persian architecture. Afterward, stroll in the Historical District in Yazd, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites, also known as Fahadan Quarter. While strolling in the quarter you will have the opportunity to visit Art House of Yazd whose owners are professor couples, so you will have a cordial exchange with art students.

Day 7


In Shiraz, you explore Nasir-ol-molk Mosque; also known as the Pink Mosque. Afterward, you visit Narenjestan-e Ghavam Garden in which you enjoy the beautiful orange gardens. Next, you proceed your sightseeing to Hafiz Tomb where you get familiar with a great poet who was also admired by Goethe. Afterward, you will have a meeting with a Mullah, a religious specialist, and head Vakil Bazaar. At the end, you go for a delicious dinner at a restaurant and enjoy a live music.

Day 9


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 Khajou Bridges, which have spanned the Zayandeh Roud River, and the Vank Cathedral, also known as church of the saintly sisters. Afterward, you will visit Grand Bazaar of Isfahan where you enjoy the miniature and handicrafts galleries.

Day 11

Isfahan – Tehran 494 KM

Depart Isfahan for Tehran. On the way, visit Jameh Mosque of Natanz and Ceramic Workshop. Then go for a stroll in the Historical Village of Abyaneh, also known as the Red Village because of its red soil and houses. Your next stop is Qom, the center of theological educations in which Mullahs are educated. In Qom, you will visit Fatima Holy Shrine, the daughter of the 7th Shia Imam.

Day 2


Start your trip by exploring Tehran including National Museum of Iran, an institution of two archeological and Islamic complex, and Golestan Palace, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites and a brilliant example of an important period in the history of Persia where the society starts a new era of modernism.
Afterward, visit Iranian Artists House in which you can meet Iranian artists and have a good exchange about art in Iran. In addition, you will enjoy art galleries; finally, visit Carpet Museum of Iran and admire Persian carpets, which portray Iranian traditional art.

Day 4

Kashan – Yazd 430 KM

Depart Kashan for the atmospheric city of Yazd, also known as the capital of Zoroastrianism. Afterwards, call in at Jameh Mosque of Naein and Aba Weaving Workshop, the art in which the clothes of mullahs are weaved out of camel wool and dates back to about 600 years ago. In Meybod, visit Narin castle. If time permits, visit Zurkhaneh (the house of strength) in Yazd, where you are familiarized with Pahlavanid Wrestling being common in Iran for centuries. You will also find the athletes exercising in harmony with the rhyme of a drum played by the leader.

Day 6

Yazd – Shiraz 450 KM

Depart Yazd for Shiraz, known as the city of poetry and love. On the way, visit the Cypress of Abarkuh, the most ancient alive creature in Asia, and Pasargadae in which you will find the tomb of Cyrus the Great as the founder of the Achaemenid Dynasty.

Day 8

Shiraz – Isfahan 493 KM

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 10


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 last, visit NGO, the charities established by ordinary people whose activity is in terms of supporting child labor in order to make a happy life for them.

Day 12

Departure from Tehran

Transfer to IKA Airport.