• Duration

    13 Days & 14 Nights

  • Tour Code

    # 29467

  • Location

    Mashhad, Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz

  • Start

    Mashhad– Iran

  • Finish

    Shiraz– Iran

  • Type

    Cultural

  • Physical Grading

    Leisurely

  • Best Time
    • Winter
    • Spring
    • Autumn

Khorasan Tour

Khorassan has been a hub of intense intellectual and cultural activity, located between Central Asia, the Indian world and Western Iran. Because of that, it turns into one of the most important city of Iran. Visit Imam Reza Holy Shrine and beautiful Goharshad Mosque. Visit the Tomb of Ferdowsi in Tus and Radkan Tower in Radkan. Step into the ancient city of Nishapur and visit the mausoleums of Attar and Khayyam. Visit the Asbad and historical city of Zozan in Khaf. Visit Akbarieh Garden in Birjand. Drive towards Tabas and magical Mesr Desert. Visit Isfahan and its remarkable highlights including Naqsh-e Jahan and Imam Mosque. Drive towards Nain and Meybod. Walk in the Historic city of Yazd and visit its highlights and Zoroastrian Fire Temple. Drive towards Pasargadae and Persepolis and city of flowers and garden, Shiraz.

Itinerary

1st Day
Arrival-Mashhad
Arrival at Mashhad International Airport, transfer to the hotel, Visit Imam Reza shrine, Visit the Qoran Museum and the Goharshad Mosque, O/N Mashhad (Hotel –BB)
2nd Day
Mashhad- Tous- Radkan
Drive towards Radkan. En route visit Tous, visit Tomb of Ferdowsi, the greatest poet of Iran and Haruniyeh Dome. Head to Radkan, O/N Radkan (Hotel-BB)

3rd Day
Radkan-Sabzevar- Nishapur
Visit Radkan Tower, head to Sabzevar, visit Khosrogerd minaret, Pamenar Mosque, Fakhrieh Madreseh. Head to Nishapur. O/N Nishapur (Hotel- BB)
4th Day
Nishapur- Torbat-e Jam- Khaf
Visit highlights of Nishapur, including Mausoleums of Omar Khayyam, Kamal-ol-molk and Attar ,Turquoise Bazaar. Head to Torbat-e Jam, visit Sheikh Ahmad-e Jami mausoleum complex and Pur-Baha Jami. Head to Khaf, O/N Khaf (Camp- BB)
5th Day
Khaf- Birjand
Visit highlights of Khaf, the historical city of Zozan, Ghyasyh school khargerd, Sangan Congregational Mosque.Visit the spectacular Asbad. Drive towards Birjand, O/N Birjand (Hotel-BB)
6th Day
Birjand- Tabas
Driving to Tabas, sightseeing of Tabas and Golshan Garden, hiking in a valley around Tabas, visiting some cave style shelters named khanehay-e Gabre(Zoroastrian houses) dating back to Mithraism period, according to the some archeologists opinions; Tagh Band-e Shah Abbasi( kind of dam belonging to Safavid Era). Head to Mesr Desert, O/N Mesr Desert (Hotel-BB)
7th Day
Tabas-Mesr Desert
Drive to Tabas, visit its highlights. Drive towards Mesr Desert and see its beauty. O/N Mesr Desert (Local house -B-L-D)
8th Day
Mesr Desert- Isfahan
Visit the magical Mesr Desert. Enjoy the spectacular sand hill and dunes. Head to Isfahan, O/N Isfahan (Hotel-BB)

9th Day
Isfahan
Full day city tour of Esfahan, including Naghsh-e Jahaan Square,(UNESCO World Heritage Site), Sheikh Lotfolah and Imam Mosques, Ali Qapu Palace (lofty Gate), and traditional bazaar encompassing the beautiful traditional Handicrafts of Esfahan ,Menar jonban( shaking Minaret and historical bridges of Si-o-Se Pole (Bridge of 33 Arches) & Khajoo, O/N Esfahan (Hotel- BB)
10th Day
Isfahan- Yazd
Driving to Yazd, visit Nain highlights including Pirneya Museum and Congressional Mosque of Nain. Head towards Meybod and visit its Historical highlights including caravansary, Narin Ghaleh (fortress), traditional refrigerator, Chaparkhane (old post center), Pigeon Tower. Head to Yazd, O/N Yazd (Hotel-BB).
11th 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-BB)
12th Day
Yazd- Pasargadea- Persepolis- Shiraz
Driving to Shiraz, Pasargadae (Cyrus, the Great tomb) and Persepolis (Thakht -e Jamshid) en route. Head to Shiraz, O/N Shiraz (Hotel-BB)
13th Day
Shiraz
Full day city tour 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, O/N Shiraz (Hotel-BB)
14th Day
Shiraz- Airport
Transfer to the airport in the afternoon, take the flight back home, end of the tour

Inclusion

Service level : Standard
Transport: Air conditioned transport throughout the cities
Accommodation:12 nights’ hotel accommodation in hotels (BB), 01 nights’ accommodation in local house in desert
Refreshment: Everyday
Leader : English or other language Escort Guide & local guide
Insurance: Travel insurance
Other Services: Visa Arrangement

Exclude

• Any expenses such as telephone calls, laundry, tips, etc.
• Tips and porter charges
• Any international flights
• Any other services not specified above
• All attraction Entrance
• 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
• Not all sightseeing might be visited, due to sunset and sunrise time. Before flight-booking, please pay attention that on national holidays the sites are closed.
• Please notice that you’ll need to book this tour at least 3 months prior to arrival.

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 .