Tour code : SP 101
Iran Cultural Tours
Duration : 10 Days
Cities : Tehran, Isfahan, Kashan, Abyaneh, Yazd, Shiraz
You would be inspired by Travel to wonderful Iran! Exploring impressive jewelry museum of Tehran, archeological contexts of Persepolis and Necropolis near Shiraz, masterpieces of art in Isfahan, famous windy towers of Yazd and spend time with lovely locals of charming Abyaneh make you this opportunity to live in the moment and get familiar with the history and culture of Iran based on archeology, geography, art and architecture.
Day 1: Tehran
Arrive in Tehran International Airport and meet SURFING PERSIA Tour Guide upon your arrival, then transfer to your hotel for a short rest.
After having breakfast we have scheduled visiting two palaces of Golestan Complex. Then we will walk through Great Bazaar or possibly visit Iran Jewelry Museum (open on Saturday to Tuesday 14-16:30 pm) which holds the world priceless jewels collected over centuries. Then continue to Iran National Museum, popular with artistic and historic objects. O/N Tehran
Day 2: Tehran – Kashan – Abyaneh – Isfahan
On this day we aim at leaving Tehran toward Kashan. So early in the morning we will check out from the hotel and move toward Kashan.
In Kashan we have plan to visit Amir Ahmad Bath, Tabatabaei and Ameri Houses. Then we drive toward Abyaneh, famous as a beautiful red village and protected by Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization. After having lunch and visit this amazing village, we will continue our tour toward Isfahan. O/N Isfahan
Day 3: Isfahan
We will start this day with the beauties of Isfahan. Isfahan is famous for art and architecture related to Safavid era.
In the morning we have planned to visit Chehel Sotoun. Its beautiful pavilion contains many frescoes and paintings on ceramic.
We continue our tour by visiting Naqsh-e Jahan. This Square is well known for Sheykh Lotfollah Mosque, Imam Mosque and Ali Qapu Palace, which are going to be visited. After having lunch we have scheduled visiting Isfahan bazaar. We will end up our visiting by Jame Mosque that is famous for its glorious Mihraab. O/N Isfahan
Day 4: Isfahan
After having breakfast we have walking tour around Zayandeh Rud and visit fabulous bridges Like Si-o-Se-Pol with its majestic structure and Khaju as one of the finest Isfahan’s bridges. Then we go to Jolfa and visit Vank cathedral.
In the afternoon we will visit Hasht Behesht garden (“Eight Paradises”). This palace belongs to Safavid era in Isfahan and is protected by Iranian Cultural Heritage Organization. O/N Isfahan
Day 5: Isfahan – Naein – Meybod – Yazd
To continue our tour we will check out from the hotel and leave Isfahan toward Naein. We have this opportunity to visit Jame Mosque in Naein.
In Meybod we will visit Shah Abbasi Caravanserai and Ice House as well as Narin Castle. We will arrive in Yazd in the afternoon. O/N Yazd
Day 6: Yazd
After having breakfast it would be a good choice to visit Tower of Silence known as Dakhma on the first day of Yazd Tour. Then continue the excursion by Zoroastrian Fire Temple where the fire has been kept alive since the ancient time. Afterward we have city walking tour in an old area to visit Amir Chakhmaq Square and see a Persian traditional gym called Zurkhaneh.
In the afternoon we have planned to visit Jame mosque. This mosque has the largest Iwan or Porch and tallest Minarets in Iran. Then continue our sightseeing by walking through Fahadan Rehabilitation, the most interesting traditional area. After that we are going to spend our evening in the most magnificent garden named as Dowlat Abad garden which has the most distinctive wind towers in the world. O/N Yazd
Day 7: Yazd- Persepolis- Necropolis-Shiraz
On this day after having breakfast we will drive from Yazd to Shiraz. Before arrive in Shiraz we will visit Necropolis and Persepolis en route. These two monuments of Achaemenid Empire are registered among UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1979. When we arrive in Shiraz we will see Quran Gate from outside. Then we will check in the hotel. O/N Shiraz
Day 8: Shiraz
After having breakfast we have scheduled visiting Nasir-al-Mulk Mosque which is a wonderland of colors and famous as Pink Mosque. After that we aim at visiting Qavam House.
Then we continue our sightseeing by visiting the most prominent monuments of Zandieh Complex such as Vakil Bazaar, Bath, Mosque, Saray-e Moshir and testing Faloodeh Shirazi. To continue our city tour we will visit the holy shrine of Ali ibn-e Hamzeh. One of the best memories of traveling to Iran could be spending time in Hafiz Tomb. At the end of the day we will visit Eram garden. This garden is popular for its beautiful mansion and a variety of plants. O/N Shiraz
Day 9: Shiraz – Tehran
After having breakfast we will visit Afif–Abad Garden (originally Gulshan Garden), which is constructed in 1863. On this day we have a flight toward Tehran. So we will be prepared and transferred to Shiraz Airport.
After arriving in Mehr Abad Airport we possibly visit Azadi Tower the symbol of Tehran, which is designed by Hossein Amanat. Then we continue our sightseeing by visiting outside of Nature Bridge. Then we have planned to visit two palaces of Saad Abad complex.
We will end up Iran Tour by Darband to enjoy the atmosphere and take rest in a nice teahouse. After having Dinner we will be transferred to the IKA for departure. O/N Tehran
Day 10: Departure
Depart from Iran toward your home.
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