Tehran - Shiraz - Persepolis - Yazd - Isfahan - Kashan UNIT 9,3TH . FLOOR NO.84 MOVAHED-DANESH ST.TEHRAN/IRAN
10 DAYS - 9 Nights Tour in Iran
DAY 01: ARRIVAL TEHRAN
Arrival in Tehran, meet and transfer to hotel, (O/N) stay.
DAY 02: TEHRAN - SHIRAZ
Full day visit to some of museums, including Iran National Museum, the Glass & Ceramics Museum and also visit the Carpet Museum, in the evening transfer to airport for flight to Shiraz, transfer to hotel for overnight stay. All above museums are closed on Mondays.
DAY 03: SHIRAZ / EXCURSION TO PERSEPOLIS & NECROPOLIS
Full day excursion to Persepolis, one of the most important historical monuments of the Ancient World, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid with remains of the palaces of Achaemenid kings Darius the Great, Xerxes and Artaxerxes, and it’s gorgeous bas-reliefs, depicting kings and courtiers and representatives who were gift-bearing of tributary nations of the Persian Empire; also visit Necropolis to see the Mecca of Zoroaster (fire temple/sanctuary), and Royal Tombs of Achaemenid kings, plus seven magnificent Sassanid rock-reliefs including Shapur the First’s famous triumph over Valerian the Roman Emperor, return to Shiraz; O/N at hotel.
DAY 04: SHIRAZ
Full day city tour of Shiraz to visit Eram botanical Garden, the tomb of Hafez, Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, the Karim Khani Citadel from outside, the Khan theological School , Qavam Orangery Garden, and the Vakil Bazar, then drive by the mausoleum of Shah-e-Cheragh (can only be seen from outside); O/N.
DAY 05: SHIRAZ - YAZD
Departure to Yazd, en route visit Pasargadae , imposing the tomb of Cyrus the Great, the Founder of the Achaemenid Empire, and remains of his several palaces, continue to Yazd for overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 06: YAZD - ISFAHAN
Morning sightseeing in Yazd including Zoroastrian Fire Temple. Also visit the Friday Mosque (1324 A.D.) with the highest minarets & portal in Iran, with a walk through the old Fahadan quarter; departure to Isfahan via Naien, to visit the Friday Mosque which date back to 10th century, then continue to Isfahan for O/N stay at hotel.
DAY 07: ISFAHAN
Full day city tour of Isfahan, the 17th century capital of the Safavids, known as Nesf-e-Jahan (Half of the World) in Safavid sources, to visit the famous bridges of Khajou and Sio-se-pol, Vank Cathedral in the Armenian Quarter , in the afternoon visit the second world’s grandest squares (after Tiananmen Sq. in Pekan), including the Ali-Qapu , the Sheikh Lotfollah and the Imam , finishing with a visit to the Qeysariyeh Bazar with hundreds of shops displaying the arts and handicrafts for which Isfahan is world-famous ,overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 08: ISFAHAN
Full day sightseeing of Isfahan to visit the Friday Mosque, then drive to the Forty Column (Chehel Sotun) Palace. overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 09: ISFAHAN - TEHRAN
Departure to Tehran, with stop over at the charming town of Kashan to visit the Fin historical garden Then visit to Taba-Tabai 18 century House, continue to IKIA international airport and transfer to IBIS hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 10: DEPARTURE TEHRAN
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