Full of archeological ruins we venture into Persepolis and Pasargadae and the wonderful structures they house. Sites such as Jame Mosques of Yazd and Grand Bazaar of Tabriz provide attractions full of masterpiece and elegance.
|Location||Isfahan, Shiraz, Tabriz, Tehran, Yazd, Zanjan|
Day 1: Arrival
Once we arrive in Shiraz, we have a full day city tour. We begin by visiting Nasir al-Mulk Mosque.
We then visit Arg-e Karim Khan, a castle full of great 18th century heritage and a beautiful mosque, Vakil Complex.
We then end the day with the following destinations of Narenjestan Museum and Eram Garden.
After breakfast, we see the historic sites of Persepolis and Naqsh-e Rostam.
We then drive back to Shiraz to see Qur’an Gate.
Our last sites of the day are the tombs of, two famous Iranian poets, Hafez and Sa’di.
Today will consist of passing through Pasargadae and the town of Abarkooh, home of Jame Mosque.
Today’s first destinations include the Fire Temple and Towers of Silence.
Next, we visit Jame Mosque and visit the old city filled with great texture and shrines of Seyyed Rokneddin and Davazdah Imam and Alexander Prison.
Our last sites of the day will be: Water Museum and Amir Chakhmaq Complex and Dowlatabad Garden.
Our next primary destination is Isfahan. As we make our way to Isfahan, we will stop by two towns along the way: Meybod and Nain.
We will then continue driving to Isfahan.
Today we will see Naqsh-e Jahan Square as well as mosques of Abbasi and Seheikh Lotfolla.
Another destination we will venture to will be Ali Qapu Palace Pavilion.
After, we will proceed to Chehel Sotoun Hasht Behesht Palaces.
Lastly, we take in the bridges of Si-o Se Pol, Khaju, and Sassanid Era Shahrestan Bridge.
As we visit Isfahan in its entirety, we see Jame Mosque and familiarize ourselves with Armenian heritage.
Another destination we will venture to is Vank Cathedral. Following this will be an afternoon of leisure and even shopping in Gheytarieh Bazaar.
Other parts of Isfahan we will visit are the destinations of Matinabad Eco-Camp and Abyaneh along the way.
Leaving the desert, we head for Tehran.
En route, we stop in Kashan and visit Tabatabai and Boroujerdi, the archeological site of Sialk Tepe.
Our last site to see will be Fin Garden
Today’s full city tour of Tehran will include main attractions of Golestan Palace and the Archaeological Section of National Museum. We will also pay visit to the historical Museum of Iran, Crown Jewels Museum and Abgineh Museum.
Our last site will be Milad Tower.
We start our day first visiting palaces, Niavaran and Sa’dabad which housed the Pahlavi family who were the last ruling dynasty in Iran.
The next destination will be Darband Mountainous Recreational Area full of restaurants and shops.
We will also pay a visit to Tajrish Bazaar.
We start the day by driving to Zanjan and venture to Gonbad-e Soltaniyeh.
We will continue driving to get to Azeri city in Iran, Tabriz.
We end our two-week tour with a city tour of Tabriz. We will visit the oldest museum in Tabriz, Azerbaijan museum, Blue Mosque, the Constitution House, Grand Bazaar, and El-Goli Park.
Day 14: Departure
Fly back home.