• Duration

    13 Days & 12 Nights

  • Location

    Tehran, Isfahan, Yazd, Fars,Kerman, Isfahan

  • Start

    Shiraz – Iran

  • Finish

    Isfahan – Iran

  • Type

    Cultural and Historical Tour

  • Group Size

    16

  • Physical Grading

    Gentle

  • Tour Code

    # 24

Iran Classic Tour | Discover Iran

(Shiraz, Kerman, Yazd, Meybod, Isfahan, Kashan, Tehran)

Explore the mysterious ruins of Achaemenid Empire and its surrounding, unique Pink Mosque and adobe structure of Zand Dynasty in Shiraz. Step into the Rocky Village of Meymand in Kerman. Visit Ganjalikhan Complex Bath Museum, a must-see cultural monument with its beautiful internal decoration and Bam Citadel in Kerman. Walk in dune, drive among Kalouts (Yardang), the incredible wonderful natural phenomenon formed by soil erosion. Visit Narin Castle and Adobe Refrigerator in Meybod. Delve into the enchanting world of the Safavid to see highlights of Isfahan including Naqsh-e Jahan and Imam Mosque, designated in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Marvel at the eye-catching houses of aristocrats in Kashan and finally see the modern Tehran.

Highlights

• Tehran
• UNESCO World Heritage Site
• Persepolis
• Pasargadae
• Meymand
• Lut Desert
• Naghsh-e Jahaan
• Rageh Valley

1st Day
Shiraz
Arrival in Shiraz International Airport, after greeting, transfer to the hotel and rest (early check in), am visiting some highlights of Shiraz, the city of poetry, flower, culture and history and visiting some highlights including Eram and Narenjestan Gardens, Vakil Complex; Mosque& Bazaar, Arg-e Karimkhani (Karimkhani citadel), the tombs of two Iranian Famous Poets, HAFEZ and SADI, and Shah-e Cheragh Shrine, transfer to the hotel, O/N Shiraz (Hotel-B)
2nd Day
Shiraz- Persepolis-Pasargadae
Driving towards Persepolis and Pasargadae, visiting the most important historical site of Persian Civilization ,dating back to 2500 years ago , and UNESCO World Heritage Site; including mighty Persepolis (Thakht -e Jamshid ), Achaemenid palaces and its engraves and that of Naghsh-e Rostam and Naghsh-e Rajab plus the historical ensemble of Pasargadae ;Cyrus the Great tomb, engraves and Palaces, O/N Pasargadae (Local House-B- D)
3rd Day
Pasargadae -Meymand-Kerman
Driving towards Kerman, en route Meymand UNESCO World HERITAGE Site, an exotic village in which people live in a kind of stone house such as a cave; this village has won the international Melina Mercury Prize, because of the adaptation of human being to nature, heading to Kerman, transfer to the hotel, O/N Kerman (Hotel- B)
4th Day
Kerman
Sightseeing of Kerman , a city dating back to the 3rd century A.D, including Ganjalikhan Complex Bath Museum, Mosque and traditional covered Bazaar, and Jabaliyeh Dome, transfer to the hotel, O/N Kerman(Hotel-B)
5th Day
Kerman- Shahdad-Lut-Kerman
Driving towards Shahdad, visiting one of the world’s most unique deserts, walking in the flowing sands of Sandy River, driving among Kalouts, these incredibly wonderful natural statues-the long widespread system of yardangs (120 km long in 80 km wide)-visiting Salty River and Salt crystals & polygons, back to Kerman O/N Kerman(Hotel-B)
6th Day
Kerman-Rayen-Mahan- Kerman
Full day excursion of Rayen and Mahan, visiting Rayen Citadel, the smaller sample of Bam Citadel, then heading to Mahan & visiting Mahan highlights including Bagh-e Shazdeh (Prince Garden), as a typical persian Garden(UNESCO World Heritage), and Shah Ne’amat-ol-lah-e Vali Tomb, back to Kerman, O/N Kerman(Hotel- B)
7th Day
Kerman – Rafsanjan -Rageh Valley – Zein Od Din – Yazd
Driving towards Zein O Din, en route visiting Rageh Valley; a geo-touristic phenomena formed by soil erosion, then visiting Zein O Din Caravanserai, O/N Yazd (Hotel-B)
8th Day
Yazd
Full day city tour of 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), Water Museum, Congregational Mosque, Zoroastrian old Fire Temple ,and the tallest wind tower in Dolat Abaad Garden , O/N Yazd (Hotel-B)
9th Day
Yazd-Meybod-Na’in-Isfahan
Driving toward Isfahan, en route visiting Meybod and Na’in highlights; including caravansary caravanserai, traditional refrigerator, Chaparkhane (old post center), Pigeon Tower ,Narin Castle, Ceramic shops and Pirneya Museum , congregational Mosque , and old Water Reservoir in Na’in old Aba knitting factory(Aba is a kind of cloth of Muslim clergymen), O/N Isfahan (Hotel-B)
10th Day
Isfahan
Full day city tour of Isfahan, including Naghsh-e Jahaan Square, (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Sheikh Lotf-ol- lah and Imam Mosques, Ali Qapu Palace (lofty Gate), and traditional bazaar encompassing the beautiful traditional Handicrafts of Isfahan, Menar jonban (shaking Minaret,and historical bridges of Si-o-Se Pole (Bridge of 33 Arches) & Khajoo O/N Isfahan (Hotel- B)
11th Day
Isfahan
Full day city tour of Isfahan, including Ali Qapu and Chehel Sotoon (40 Pillars) palaces, Vank Cathedral and Armenian neighborhood, O/N Isfahan (Hotel-B)
12th Day
Isfahan-Kashan-Tehran
Driving to Tehran, en route visiting Kashan and it’s highlights including Fin garden, an Iranian typical garden, (hanging garden), visiting old and historical houses of Kashan including; Brojerdiha, Tabatabayeeha, Abbasiha and Ameriha, , O/N Tehran (Hotel-B)
13th Day
Tehran-IKIA airport
Transfer to the airport to board the home bound flight.

Inclusion

Service level : Standard
Transport: All Airport (with staff assistance) & bus and train station transfers
Accommodation : 13 Nights ( Hotel ,  Local House, Tent/Camp)
Meals : All Breakfast, 5 Nights FB
Group Leader : Local English Speaking Guide
Insurance: Travel Insurance
Other Services: Visa Arrangements

Exclude

• Any international air ticket
• Lunches and Dinners not mention in itinerary
• Coach & guide as per itinerary
• Any expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, mini bar used in the room, tips etc.
• Any International and Domestic Air tickets
• Tips and porter charges
• Any other services not specified above
• 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 .

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