Take a time traveling experience while visiting Tehran’s Golestan Palace! Also venture to Persepolis and Pasargadae in Shiraz to Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan. For those who have restricted time, this tour is most ideal to visit the best tourist attractions!
|Location||Isfahan, Kashan, Shiraz, Tehran|
Day 1: Arrival
After we arrive in Tehran, we settle in the hotel and visit the Archeological Section of National Museum which contain various artifacts from prehistoric and Islamic era.
We will then visit Abgineh Museum (Glass and Ceramics Museum).
Today we will visit Golestan Palace, a Tehran building constructed in the 18th century and museums of crown jewels and carpet.
We fly back to Shiraz in the evening.
Today we will visit the sites of Shiraz by seeing mosques and gardens. These will include the pink mosque of Nasir al-Mulk, Arg-e Karim Khan, Pas Museum, Vakil Complex, Eram Garden, and the tombs of Sa’di and Hafez.
Today we learn about the history of Persepolis such as the rise and fall of its empire. We will also visit Necropolis where Naqsh-e Rostam houses tombs of four, famous emperors.
Our next stop is Pasargadae consisting of the burial place of “Cyrus the Great,” founder of the Persian Empire.
Day five will be a full Day Tour of Naqsh-e Jahan Square in Isfahan. We first start the day off by visiting palaces Hasht Behesht and Chehel Sotoun.
Our final sites of the day include: Abbasi Mosque and Sheikh Lotfolla Mosque as well as the Ali Qapu Palace Pavillion.
Day six will be a full day tour of Isfahan. Our first site starts with Vank Cathedral , which displays a rich heritage of Isfahan’s Armenian community.
We will then venture to Jame Mosque of Isfahan and observe the Armenian community’s evolution in art and architecture.
Our last visits of the day will be the bridges, Si-o Se Pol and Khaju.
Day 7: Departure
Before we reach our final destination of Tehran, we will visit the old village of Abyaneh and proceed to a historic town located in mid desert, Kashan.
Just before Tehran, we will stop at Imam Khomeini Mausoleum to explore the burial site of the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
We then fly back home!