TRIP HIGHLIGHTS & ITINERARY
5-Day Iran Tour: The Ancient of Persia
On this trip we visit the most important and impressive sights and cities of Iran. We explore the beautiful cities of Shiraz and Isfahan, uncover Persian history at the impressive Persepolis and stay in a traditional hotel in Kashan. Though the real highlight of any trip to Iran is meeting the locals, arguably the friendliest and most hospitable people on earth, always ready to welcome visitors with a smile.
After arriving in Tehran from Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) our representative will meet and greet you then you will be transferred to hotel for rest.
|Tehran – Isfahan |
after breakfast, you will visit National Museum of Iran, where you can see fabulous historical items from 5000 BC. Then we visit the Treasury of National Jewels inside the Central Bank of Tehran, you’ll be dazzled by a breathtaking collection of crown jewels. This day we take you a World Heritage Site, the lavish Golestan Palace built during the Qajar Dynasty. Time permitting, we can walk around Tehran Bazaar, few steps far from Golestan Palace. In afternoon you’ll fly to Isfahan.
In Isfahan you visit Vank Cathedral with its lavishly decorated interior and unique blend of Islamic and European architectural elements. You will visit the famous bridges on the Zayandeh River are Siosepol and Khaju. You can always find a man or a group of men singing under the bridge. The songs are usually about betrayal or unrequited love. You have the chance to chat with these men and listen to their songs.
Continue your exploration in Isfahan at another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Masjed-e Jamé is another masterpiece of Iranian architecture. This afternoon, your exploration continues in Imam Square. First you’ll visit the 17th-century Shah Mosque then Ali Qapu Palace, there you’ll marvel at its beautiful music rooms and the balconies where Safavid kings would sit to enjoy the polo matches unfolding in the square below. You’ll end your day exploring the Qeisarieh Bazaar that surrounds Imam Square. Next up is Chehel Sotun. The Hall of Mirrors is especially breathtaking!
|Isfahan – Kashan – Tehran (460 km)|
Today we drive to Kashan to visit the Persian Fin Garden. You’ll also visit the historic Borujerdi House here in Kashan. Then Drive to Tehran and transfer to the airport and fly back home.
|•Arrival and departure airport transfer from/to Imam Khomeini (IKA) Airport|
•All nights’ accommodation in 3-star hotels
•Land travel in Iran by air-conditioned coach
|•International air fares, taxes and surcharges|
•Items of a personal nature such as laundry or phone calls
•Tips to local guides and drivers
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
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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
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
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