10 days & 9 nights tour (Code:WP100103)
Day 1: Tehran
Arrival at the Imam Khomeini Airport (IKA), meeting with a local guide, transfer to the hotel and overnight.
Day 2: Tehran-Shiraz
The day is dedicated to visiting Tehran. The current political-administrative capital. The city has a recent history, only in the eighteenth century became the capital.It is a chaotic metropolis and modern (about 15 million inhabitants) the majestic urban intervention (revolution Square) the broad streets of communication in constant growth.In the day we will visit archaeological museum such as Royal Palace of Golestan,jewelry museum, rug museum, glass and ceramics museum.
In the afternoon transfer to the airport and departure to Shiraz. Arrival to Shiraz. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Shiraz – Persepolis – Shiraz
In the morning have breakfast and excursion to Persepolis Spring Palace built by Darius I in 518 BC to celebrate the holidays of the New Year. The huge platform, covered with bas reliefs represent all the people who were part of the Persian Empire.Before Darius and then Xerxes had made to flow in Persia the best craftsmen of their world, to build a building that was supposed to be the epitome of architecture and sculpture of the Mesopotamian regions.
The visit continues with Naqsh-e Rostam, site of the tombs of the first Emperors: Darius the Great, Xerxes, Artaxerxes I and Darius II.
After lunch, visiting Shiraz the town which known for its gardens and its mild climate. We will visit the tomb of the great poet Hafez, Vakil complex ( Vakil Mosque, the beautiful Vakil Bazaar, and the Caravansera). Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Shiraz – Yazd
Breakfast and departure for Yazd on the way stop to visit Pasargadae, the first capital of the Achaemenid with its tomb legendary founder Cyrus the Great.
In the afternoon arrival in Yazd, by the color of the clay, is on the edge of two deserts: The Dasht-e-Kavir and Kavir-e-Lut and famous for its Badger among the characteristics Ventilation towers on the roofs of houses.
Day 5: Yazd
Breakfast and visit the city of Yazd, visiting the Temple of Fire, where the Zoroastrians still celebrate their religious rites today , and the Jame mosque in the beautiful square of Miciakhnaq with the water tank and the mosque, Visiting bazaar, the old quarter of Fahadan protected by UNESCO, the madrasa Zaiaieh famous as a prison of Alexander and the Cenotaph of the Twelve Imams, the monument more old city dating back a thousand years ago, the Towers of Silence dakhmeh, and the old Zoroastrian cemetery conclude the visit.Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Yazd – Nain – Esfahan
Breakfast and departure for the ancient Nain visiting Jame mosque and the old section. Lunch and departure for Isfahan, City of “A Thousand and One Nights.”Arrival at the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Esfahan
Visiting the city one of the most picturesque in the world. For centuries the city has been a crossroads of commerce. Merchants and artisans have given impetus lit, over the centuries, the building of the city is full of culture and elegant, and that leaves you breathless for the beauty of its countless monuments. The period of greatest splendor and its ancient history, it was, without doubt, the reign of Abbas (1587-1629), Safavid ruler who built mosques, palaces, and mansions of fine workmanship, Isfahan transforming into a center of art and of great cultural importance.
In the day we will visit the Naqsh-e jahan square(UNESCO’S heritage) including the Imam Mosque,Sheikh lotfollah mosque,Ali Qapu and the Bazaar.dinner and overnight.dinner and overnight.
Day 8: Esfahan
Continuation of visiting the city: the Armenian Quarter with its churches and cathedrals, the famous bridges Sio-se pol Khajou and magnificent architecture, the Friday Mosque, the bustling bazaar and various other monuments desired by the Shah Abbass and successors Safavids. Lunch and return to the hotel in the late afternoon for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Esfahan – Kashan – Tehran
Departure by bus to Tehran, on the way we will visit Kashan famous for the production of glazed ceramic, and all his crafts. Lunch and visit the villas of nineteenth-century Iran: bioclimatic dwellings dug into the ground (and Brogerdiha Tabatabaii) Also visit the hill of Sialk what is called the “cradle of civilization” and the garden of Fin and where was crowned the big Shah Abbass. Departure to Tehran. Arrival to Tehran. Overnight in the hotel in front of the international airport.
Day 10: Tehran’s Airport – Exit
In the early morning, the transfer will be performed from the hotel to Imam Khomeini Airport (IKA).
The priority in sightseeing may be changed due to the time of your arrival, preference of your guide and also official and unofficial holidays of some museums.