TRIP HIGHLIGHTS & ITINERARY
Iran 15-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.
This morning we take you a World Heritage Site, the lavish Golestan Palace. Time permitting, we can walk around Tehran Bazaar, few steps far from Golestan Palace. At the Treasury of National Jewels inside the Central Bank of Tehran, you’ll be dazzled by a breathtaking collection of crown jewels. In the afternoon, you’ll go to see National Museum of Iran.
Tehran – Kashan (244 km)
Leaving Tehran behind, we’ll travel south to Kashan to visit Bagh-e Fin Garden. You’ll also visit the historic Borujerdi House here in Kashan.
Kashan – Abyaneh – Isfahan (269 km)
Leaving Kashan behind, your first stop this morning will be in Abyaneh village. Your overland journey continues to Isfahan. Also you will visit the two famous bridges in Isfahan on 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 Shah Mosque and Ali Qapu Palace. You’ll end your day exploring the Qeisarieh Bazaar that surrounds Imam Square. Next up is Chehel Sotun. In the city’s Armenian quarter, you’ll visit Vank Cathedral with its lavishly decorated interior.
You are free to spend the day at the city center, Bazaar and shopping.
Isfahan- Nain – Farahzad (439 km)
Leaving Isfahan behind, your first stop this morning will be in Na’in. there you will visit local Ethnographic Museum. We’ll continue the way to Farahzad village where is beautifully located on the edge of the sand desert.
Farahzad – Mesr Desert – Garmeh (88.1 km)
Explore Mesr desert and Garmeh.
Garmeh – Kharanagh – Meybod – Yazd (297 km)
Leaving Garmeh behind, we will have a short stop to visit Kharanagh old town and Single-minaret mosque and Kharanaq castle. Your overland journey continues to the small town of Meybod, Meybod also offers a number of fascinating sites to visit including its caravanserai. Continue to Yazd and check in to our hotel. Tonight’s dinner in a local restaurant.
Yazd is one of Iran’s oldest continuously inhabited towns. Yazd is also the center of Iran’s Zoroastrian community. First you will visit the Tower of Silence, you’ll learn about one of the traditions of this ancient pre-Islamic religion. Then we visit Zoroastrian Fire Temple. In Amir Chakhmaq Square, you’ll see a very impressive Hussainiya – a congregation hall for Shia commemoration ceremonies. Then visit the Friday Mosque. Then you are going to see Zendan-e Eskandar.After that we go to Dowlat Abad Garden.
Yazd – Shiraz (442 km)
Leaving Yazd behind, your first stop this morning will be in the Pasargadae and Persepolis (A registered site in UNESCO world heritage), and Naghsh-e Rostam (Necropolis).
After breakfast, will start your full day tour of Shiraz. At first, you will visit Nasir-al-Mulk Mosque (Pink Mosque). 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 day in Shiraz on a tranquil note in the beautiful orange-scented Narenjestan Garden.
You are free to spending the day at the city center, Bazaar and shopping.
Shiraz – Tehran
You’ll be escorted to the Shiraz Airport this morning for your departure flight to Tehran. After arriving in Mehrabad International Airport our tour guide transfers you to the hotel. In the afternoon, you’ll visit Milad Tower which is a multi-purpose tower in Tehran, Iran. you will end your day exploring at Azadi Tower (Tower of Freedom). It is one of the symbols of Tehran.
Our tour guide will transfer you to Imam Khomeini International Airport according to your’ flight time.
|– 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
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
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
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
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
Kerman, Yazd, Shiraz, Isfahan, Kashan and Qom: for two weeks we were regaled with many insights into the fabulous centuries-old history of Iran. From the roots of the Zoroastrianism to the splendors of Persepolis, a journey through the country’s history is given more meaning when...More