TRIP HIGHLIGHTS & ITINERARY FOR IRAN
Iran 10-day tour is an opportunity to discover Iran’s rich culture and history and its warm-hearted people have always drawn travelers from all over the world to Iran. Although it has been a bit isolated from the rest of the world for the past few decades, it’s now opening its doors to all of those who cannot afford to miss the chance to visit Iran, the cradle of civilization.
After arriving in Tehran from Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) our professional tour guide will meet and greet you then you will be transferred to hotel for rest.
After breakfast, you will visit National Museum of Iran, where you can see fabulous historical items from 5000 BC. Then visit the Treasury of National Jewels inside the Central Bank of Tehran. The day ends with another World Heritage Site, the Golestan Palace complex (Ethnographical Museum, Shams-ol-Emareh Edifice, Marmare Throne and Mirror Hall) that built during the Qajar Dynasty.
|Tehran – Kashan (244 km)|
Today we get out to Kashan, a town known for its superb ceramic industry. In Kashan, you will visit Boroujerdi and Tabatabaei Traditional House and Fin Garden (A registered site in UNESCO world heritage).
|Kashan – Abyaneh – Isfahan (269 km)|
After breakfast drive to Isfahan, on our way to Isfahan, you will visit Abyaneh village. Abyaneh Village is known as the Red Village. After arriving in Isfahan, in the afternoon visit some of the famous bridges on the Zayandeh River Siosepol and Khaju.
Continue your exploration in Isfahan at another UNESCO World Heritage Site. We start with Masjid-e Jamé, another masterpiece of Iranian architecture. This afternoon, your exploration continues in Imam Square. Here in the square, you’ll visit the Shah Mosque and Ali Qapu Palace. You’ll end your day exploring the Qeisarieh Bazaar that surrounds Imam Square. Next up is Chehel Sotun.
|Isfahan – Yazd (323 km)|
After breakfast drive to Yazd that is famous for its system of Badgirs (wind towers). On the way to Yazd visit Nain and Meybod. It offers a number of fascinating sites to visit including its caravanserai.
After breakfast visit Yazd Fire Temple and Tower of Silence. Yazd is also the center of Iran’s Zoroastrian community. Then visit the Friday Mosque. Among the many other historic sites to be seen in Yazd is the Dolat Abad Garden.
|Yazd – Shiraz (442 km)|
In the morning after breakfast drive to Shiraz. On the way, visit Pasargadae, Persepolis (A registered site in UNESCO world heritage) and Naghsh-e Rostam (Necropolis).
|Shiraz – Tehran|
After breakfast will start your full day tour of Shiraz. At first, you will visit Nasir-al-Mulk Mosque (Pink Mosque). After that, you will also visit Karim Khan Citadel. Built during the Zand Dynasty. Then you’ll have time to explore and shop in the bustling Vakil Bazaar. In afternoon, you’ll visit the lovely garden tomb of Hafez. End your final day in Iran on a tranquil note in the beautiful orange-scented Narenjestan Garden.
You’ll be escorted to the Tehran IKA airport this morning for your departure flight.
|– All accommodations|
– Land travel in Iran by air-conditioned coach
– Extensive tour notes
|•International air fares, taxes and surcharges|
•Items of a personal nature such as laundry or phone calls
•Visa process fee
•Tips to local guides and drivers
Sadly Americans can no longer visit Iran but if we could we would return immediately and of course spend our trip with Ahmad. He has extensive and thorough understanding of both the history and modern circumstances of this fascinating country. Ahmad is passionate about his...More
The tour with Ahmad was part of a three week tour around ( part ) of the country. We have been in many places and met nice people. I have enjoyed my time. He knows the country and want to share it. Great ! I...More
Had a great time in Tehran with Ahmad Janati-he took us all over Tehran. It was an amazing experience. The people were so nice-even for a big city such as Tehran. Ahmad accommodated all of our requests for the things we were interested in seeing-Shah's...More
At the beginning we were scared to have a guide driving the two of us for two weeks. What if we don't like each other? It turned out that Ahmad is an excellent guide not because he possesses a lot of knowledge about his country...More
My wife and I spent two weeks in Iran on tour with Ahmad in May this year. We so enjoyed his knowledge and company and driving us around to suit our interests. We also went to places like Kerman, Yazd, Shiraz, Isfahan and Tehran. One...More
I visited Iran with a slovenian agency and Ahmad Janati was our tour guide. I would definitely recommend him, as he possesses a huge amount of knowledge in history, politics, culture,... His English is very good, which makes things a lot easier for you when...More
Thank you for the best trip of my life, Ahmad and Iran!! Iran was at once everything I had hoped and not at all what I expected. It is an exceptionally beautiful country with an equally warm and inviting population. The delicious food doesn't hurt...More