There are many special ceremonies, costumes and rituals In Iran, one of the most attractive one we are going to introduce you is Rose Water Extraction Festival that is holding in Qamsar near Kashan every year in late April and May. People from all around the world come to see how locals provide extract of different flowers. Rose water of this district with the best quality is very famous in the world. This tour can inspire you with new experiences, something that is not experienced yet! Spending a day in flowers garden and just smell the best kinds of aromatic flowers.
In Rose Water Extraction Festival you will travel to Shiraz, Isfahan, Abyaneh, Kashan, Qamsar and Tehran to see most highlighted tourism spots in Iran.
Day 1: Shiraz
Arrive in Shiraz International Airport and meet SURFING PERSIA Tour Guide upon your arrival, then transfer to your hotel for a short rest.
On the first day we have planned to visit Nasir-al Mulk Mosque which is well-known as Pink Mosque. Then continue our tour by visiting Qavam House and Zandieh Complex including Vakil Bazaar, Bath, Mosque and Saray-e Moshir. We continue our tour by walking in Eram Garden. Hafiz Tomb is the next place to visit. At the end of the day we end up the tour by holy shrine of Ali Ibn-e Hamzeh. O/N Shiraz
Day 2: Shiraz – Persepolis – Necropolis – Pasargadae – Isfahan
Early in the morning we drive from Shiraz to Isfahan. At first we visit Quran Gate for a short look, and then we are heading toward glorious historical sites of Persepolis, Necropolis and Pasargadae which are inscribed as The UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then we continue our way toward Isfahan. O/N Isfahan
Day 3: Isfahan
In this day we will start to visit Chehel Sotoun Palace ("Forty Columns"), famous for its beautiful pavilion after having breakfast.
Then we will walk around Naqsh-e Jahan Square which is presenting outstanding Islamic art and architecture. This site is well-known for Sheykh Lotfollah Mosque, Imam Mosque and Ali Qapu Palace. After visiting mentioned places we will go through Isfahan Bazaar as one of the most fabulous bazaars in Iran.
In the afternoon we continue our walking tour in Jolfa district to reach Vank Cathedral. This popular cathedral is built by Armenian settlers during the 17th century and has unique decorations. We will visit Zayandeh Rud and two fabulous bridges such as Si-o-Se-Pol and Khaju Bridge. O/N Isfahan
Day 4: Isfahan – Abyaneh – Kashan
In the morning we leave Isfahan toward beautiful Abyaneh. This red village is a popular Tourist attraction in the world. We will spend this memorable day with locals. Elderly women who are wearing colorful traditional dresses showing their pure culture, moreover the beauty of simple houses in the marvelous alleys can inspire everyone’s souls. In the afternoon we will move toward Kashan. O/N Kashan
Day 5: Kashan
After having breakfast we will visit three amazing historical houses such as Ameri, Tabatabaei and Boroujerdi House, which are among the worth-seeing Persian houses in Iran. Afterward we are going to visit Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, Agha Bozorg Mosque, and Fin Garden also Bazaar of Kashan in the afternoon. O/N Kashan
Day 6: Kashan - Qamsar - Kashan
In the morning we will continue our trip by driving from Kashan toward Qamsar to attend in Rose Water Extraction Festival. Qamsar is the home of rose flower in Iran. The appropriate geographical circumstances and climatic conditions produce the most unique rose flowers. After the festival we will return back to Kashan. O/N Kashan
Day 7: Kashan – Tehran
To visit highlighted historical spots in Tehran we will drive toward capital in the morning. Firstly we will visit two palaces of Golestan Complex which are admired for the ornaments. In the afternoon either we will go to Carpet museum which is designed by Abdul-Aziz Mirza Farmanfarmaian or possibly Iran Jewelry Museum (open on Saturday to Tuesday 14-16:30 pm) which holds the world priceless jewels. In the evening will visit Azadi Tower as the symbol of Tehran. O/N Tehran
Day 8: Tehran
In the morning, after having breakfast, we have planned to visit Niavaran Complex and then we are going to visit Imam Zadeh Saleh Shrine in Shemiranat. We continue our tour by visiting two palaces of Saad Abad complex. In the afternoon we will enjoy the atmosphere in Darband and take rest in a nice teahouse.
Day 9: Departure
On the last day we will be transferred to the IKA for the departure.