• Duration

    9 Days & 8 Nights

  • Location

    Tehran, Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz

  • Start

    Shiraz– Iran

  • Finish

    Shiraz– Iran

  • Type

    Historical & Cultural

  • Group Size

    8-12

  • Physical Grading

    Standard

  • Tour Code

    # 17

Discover Iran Tour

(Tehran, Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz)

Explore the magnificent cities of Iran with numerous historical monuments to visit. Start from modern capital of Iran, Tehran. Head south to Kashan, visit the outstanding houses of Borujerdis & Tabatabaei. Marvel at the works of Iranian masters in Isfahan such as Naqsh-e Jahan Square and Shah Mosque.  Walk on the magical dunes of Mesr Desert and experience the starry night. Wander around the historic city of Yazd with its unique Persian architecture. Step into Persepolis, the great ancient capital of Persia and visit the tomb of the Cyrus, the Great in Pasargadae. In the end, indulge yourself in city of gardens and poets, Shiraz.

Highlights

• Persepolis (UNESCO)
• Pasargadae (UNESCO)
• Historic City of Yazd (UNESCO)
• Amir Chakhmaq Complex, Congregational mosques
• Shah Mosque & Naqsh-e Jahan Square (UNESCO)
• Mesr Desert
• Borujerdis House & Tabātabāei House
• Golestan Palace (UNESCO)
• Iran National Museum

Itinerary

1st Day
Tehran-Arrival
Arrival in IKIA International Airport, greeting & transfer to the Ibis hotel at the airport, early check in and rest. O/N IKIA Hotel(Hotel-B
2nd Day
Tehran(IKIA)-Kashan
Drive to Kashan, and visit Kashan sightseeing including Fin garden, UNESCO World Heritage site, an Iranian typical garden (known as Chahar Bagh (forfold garden)), the historical houses of Brojerdiha and Tabatabayeeha,
3rd Day
Kashan-Abyaneh-Isfahan
Drive to Abyaneh , a village of great antiquity, which is like a living architectural and anthropological museum dating back to Safavid Era, the simplicity found in houses affords a picture of life in rural areas of Iran, walking around and visiting this spectacular village, then head to Isfahan, and visit Isfahan sightseeing such as ,Menar jonban( shaking Minaret,and walking around the historical bridges of Si-o-Se Pole (Bridge of 33 Arches) & Khajoo,
4th Day
Isfahan-Kuhpayeh
Visit Isfahan sightseeing such as Naghsh-e Jahaan Square,( UNESCO World Heritage Site), Sheikh Lotf-ol- lah and Imam Mosques, Ali Qapu Palace (lofty Gate), , heading to Kuhpayeh.
5th Day
Kuhpayeh-Nain-Anarak-Mesr
Drive towards Mesr Desert, en route visit Nain sightseeing including Congregational Mosque, Pirniya Museum, old water reservoir and old Aba (special cloth of Muslim clergymen) Knitting Factory then Anarak town, heading to Mesr.
6thDay
Mesr-Khur-Kharanagh-Meybod-Yazd
Drive towards Yazd, en route, visit Khur and its old Water reservoir, visit villages and palm grove, and Kharanagh old Town, Meybod sightseeing including caravanserai, traditional refrigerator, Chaparkhane (old post center), Pigeon Tower ,Narin Castle, Ceramic shops. Heading to Yazd.
7thDay
Yazd-Pasargadae
Visit Yazd the old city with interesting desert architectural Style, and a visit to the highlights of Yazd including Amir Chakhmagh Complex, Fahaadan old neighborhood , Zeyaeyeh School (Aleksandra Prison),and the tallest wind tower in Dolat Abaad Garden driving to Pasargadae.
8thDay
Pasargadae-Persepolis-Shiraz
Visit Pasargadae the most important historical sites of Iranian civilization, dating back to 2500 years ago, UNESCO World heritage Site, Naghsh-e Rostam , Naghsh-e Rajab and Persepolis (Thakht -e Jamshid ),UNESCO World heritage Site and heading to Shiraz.
9thDay
Shiraz- End of the tour
Visit Shiraz, the city of poetry, flower, culture and history and visiting some highlights including Eram and Narenjestan Gardens, Vakil Complex), the tombs of two Iranian famous poets, Hafez and Saadi , transferring to the International Airport , fly back home.

Inclusion

Transport: Air Conditioned Transfer as per Itinerary
Accommodation : 04 Nights hotel, 03 Nights Local House (FB),01 Night Traditional Caravansary (FB)
Meals : Daily Breakfast & Refreshment, 04 Lunches & Dinners
Group Leader :English & Other Languages Speaking Guide
Other Services: Visa Arrangements

Exclusion

• Any expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, mini bar used in the room, tips etc.
• International ticket
• Tips and porter charges
• Any other services not specified above
• All attraction Entrance fees
• Visa fee

Important Note

• Please have in mind that in local house single rooms are not provided unless the client asks us for a single room. Also normally in local house, there are no beds.
• On sea trips in case of bad conditions of the sea the routes and timing may change
• In nature trips in case of climate changes and bad weather, changes in accommodation and programs may occur
• The booking process of the hotel starts upon receiving the flight details.
• Changes in the hotels may occur

Visa

In order to get the visa, we need 7 working days to get the invitation ref number from Iran foreign ministry.
The needed documents are: a completed visa application form (please Click here to fill the application form),
the copy of your passport; and also the scan of your former visa if you have traveled to Iran before .
The file of your passport copy should be as below:

• Size 40kb
• Format should be JPEG or GIF
• Size should be 5.5cm *4.3cm
• It should be digital

Responsible Travel

As the executive of nature tours in Iran & Globe, we have assumed our responsibility & role so seriously, know the tourism effect on our surrounded environment & local society, and try to plan & operate our tours in accordance with this foreground thought; For, we believe that the tour executive has a great effect on the means of transferring his/her experiments, to guarantee both the passengers health & environment conservation .