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

Day 1

Start your sightseeing in Tehran, the bustling capital of Iran. The first site to explore is Golestan Palace. The palace, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site, displays Iranian crafts and a unique architecture influenced by Western architecture. Then head for Artist house, where you admire Iranian arts and go for a delicious lunch.  Afterwards, lying at the edge of the desert. In Kashan, you will have the opportunity to explore the attractions by bike. First, visit Fin Garden, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site as an example for the Persian garden. End the day by visiting Tabatabaei Historical House. The house built fitting the desert climate of Kashan, displays lavish decorations and architecture as the reflection of the luxurious lifestyle of a carpet merchant who lived in Kashan.

Day 2

In the morning, depart Kashan for Yazd, the bride of the desert. On the way, make a stop in Nain and cycle in the city where you visit the Jameh Mosque of Nain, built with an inspiration from the Prophet Mosque in Medina, and Kavir Anthropology Museum.

Day 3

All the day is dedicated to exploring Yazd. First, visit Towers of Silence, where you can get familiar with the ancient funeral ceremonies. Afterward, head toward Zoroastrian Fire Temple where the holy fire has been maintained for more about 1500 years. Then proceed to Jameh Mosque of Yazd where you get fascinated with Persian architecture. At the end, go for a stroll in the Historical District, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Day 4

Begin your leisurely day by departing Yazd for Varzaneh, a desert town located in Dasht-e Kavir. An interesting attraction you will visit is the Salt Lake which covers a vast area with salt and belongs to Gavkhooni ecosystem. The next site is Dovecote Tower belonging to the Safavid era.

Day 5

Today, you cycle a 70-kilometer distance from Gavkhooni Wetland, a unique ecosystem, to Khargushi Caravanserai.

Day 6

After the breakfast, go cycling along Torsh Spring to Ghoortan Citadel. This 90-km distance offers you historical dams and bridges.

Day 7

Go for a 60-km cycling in Avani area and explore oases and sandhills.

Day 8

Cycle Varzaneh for Isfahan, passing through the desert roads.

Day 9

Isfahan, the former capital of Iran in the Safavid era offers you a whole parade of wondrous sits. Jameh Mosque of Isfahan, one of the five oldest Jameh Mosques in the world, is the first site you explore. Then you go for an enjoyable cycling alongside the Zayandeh Roud River. You will also have the opportunity to explore the historical bridges. Afterwards, head for Jolfa, an Armenian quarter, and visit the Vank Cathedral where you admire the paintings demonstrating Christ’s life from birth to ascension. At the end, you can walk around Isfahan’s Grand Bazaar on your own.

Day 10

Continue your cycling in Isfahan by visiting Chehel Sotun Palace, listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site as an example for Persian gardens. Then cycle towards Naqsh-e Jahan Square, the second largest square in the world and explore the magnificent monuments around the square including Imam Mosque, the masterpiece of Iranian-Islamic architecture,  Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque, the mosque of the royal family in the Safavid era and Ali Qapu Palace whose trace offers a beautiful view to the city.

Day 11

By leaving Isfahan, you ride your bike for 30 Km from Sivand to Persepolis.

Day 12

Today, 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 13

Explore Shiraz, known for its Persian lyrics, roses, cypresses and nightingales. Start your sightseeing by visiting the beautifully decorated Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque. Then continue to the 19th-century Narenjestan e Ghavam Garden, named after the orangery trees in the courtyard. In the afternoon, visit Hafiz Tomb, an Iranian poet whose poems inspired Goethe, and Saadi Tomb, the Iranian reputed poet whose famous verse about humanity has turned to a motto in the UN. Eventually, end your sightseeing in Shiraz’s conventional market, Vakil Bazaar which still retains much of its 18th century character.  Note that Vakil Bazaar is closed on Fridays, so it can be replaced by Eram garden.

Day 14

Transfer to Shiraz International Airport for your flight home.

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