Arrival : 10th October
Arrival : 10th September

 

PHOTO Group Tours

Day 01 : Arrival-Tehran
Arrival at Tehran airport, transfer to hotel & rest. O/N Tehran.

 

Day 02  : Tehran- Shiraz
After breakfast, we will visit Archaeological Museum, the finest museum in Iran where you'll view a collection of ancient Persian civilization , then to Niyavaran palace and Tajrish Bazzar . In the evening fly to Shiraz , transfer to hotel and rest. O/N Shiraz .

Day 03 :Shiraz

We will visit Eram and Naranjestan Gardens, Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque,Hafez  and Saadi mausoleum, Vakil complex and the most astonishing mirror decoration of Aliebnehamze Holy Shrine. O/N Shiraz.

 

Day 04 : Shiraz - Persepolis - Necropolis- Passargad - Yazd
Drive to Yazd, en route we will visit Quran gate, Persepolis (a temple palace made by free workers not slaves in 500 BC) ,  Necropolis (tombs of Achamenian kings) and Passargad , tomb of Cyrus the great which was the Achamenian king. O/N Yazd

Day 05 : Yazd
According to UNESCO, Yazd is one of the oldest cities in the world; it is like a living museum. We will visit narrow alleys, the highest wind tower
of the city which keeps the building cool, Friday mosque from 14th century and the silk weaving workshop where exquisite brocades are still made on traditional looms. O/N Yazd

 

 

Day 06 :  Yazd - Isfahan

In the morning we will explore this ancient city and visit a Zoroastrian temple  where a sacred fire has been kept burning for hundreds of years. This is now a Zoroastrian pilgrimage center. This is an opportunity to learn about Zoroastrianism which was the Persian religion until Arabs brought Islam to Iran. We visit the Towers of Silence on the city’s outskirts This was a burial place for the Zoroastrians.  In the afternoon we drive to Isfahan. En route at Meibod we will visit Nareen Castle & an old caravanserai while at Naeen we will see a carpet workshop.  O/N Isfahan.

Day 07 : Isfahan

In the morning we will visit the Imam square This huge open square in the center of Isfahan has   monuments of interest on its four sides. These include the Imam mosque covered inside and outside with intricate turquoise colored tile work, the smaller Sheikh Lotfollah mosque contains some of the finest tile mosaics from 17th century, Ali Ghapoo Palace which was the first multistory building in Iran and the expansive Isfahan bazaar where we can visit the studios of artists who paint finely detailed miniatures. In the afternoon, we will visit   Si-o-Se Pol (thirty three) and Khajoo bridges over the Zayanderud river . O/N Isfahan.

 

Day 08 : Isfahan –Kashan – Tehran or Kermanshah
Drive to Tehran , en route we will visit Kashan , a city well known for its carpet , we will visit Borojerdi house , Fin complex. O/N Tehran or O/N Kermanshah

*** You can finish tour here by Transfer to Tehran Intl. airport for your return flight or continue the rest of tour

 

Day 09  : Kermanshah – Hamedan

We will visit Bisotun which can be called a living museum of Iranian civilization from ancient time to present with the biggest Cuneiform inscription (tablet of Darius I), where you also visit the stone statue of Hercules in the mountain then to Hamedan en route we will visit Anahita complex , built in honor of the female guardian of waters, in Kangavar . O/N Hamedan

 

Day 10  : Hamedan

We will visit Ester & Mordkhay tombs (Jewish holy shrine), Alaviyan dome and Hegmataneh hill. O/N Hamedan.

 

Day 11  : Hamedan – Takab

Drive to Takab , one of UNESCO’s world heritages is in Takab named Takht-e Soleiman (Throne of Salomon) built around a small lake about 3rd century AD. There are remains of buildings from various periods. O/N Takab.

 

Day  12  : Takab – Zanjan

Drive to Zanjan , we will visit in Soltanieh (means town of  Sultans) ,  one of the very ancient civilization zone from 7000 B.C. and Sultanieh dome built by Mongolian empires in 13th century . O/N Zanjan

 

Day 13  : Zanjan  – Qazvin

Drive to Qazvin , Qazvin, a 1000-year-old city, was once the capital of Iran .After breakfast  we will visit  Friday  Mosque with the largest ‘Mihrab’ of any mosque in Iran, Shrine of Shahzadeh Hossein, a Muslim saint,  Heydarieh Theological School, darb-é Kushk (the city old entrance gate) ,Ali Qapu & Chel Sotun of Qazvin converted to a museum. O/N Qazvin

 

Day 14 : Qazvin – Tehran

In the morning we will visit Alamut Valley , climb Alamut, visit ruins of Hasan Sabah castle, a secret full mountain fort which was residential from end of 11 to the middle of 13 century by a community of nationalist named Assassins. Then continue to Tehran, O/N Tehran

Day 15  : Tehran – Departure

Transfer to Tehran Intl. airport for your Departure flight

 

8 Day tour B&B :

4 star

835   EUR

 

S.S  = 230 EUR

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15 Days tour :

4 star

1635   EUR

 

S.S = 450 EUR

   
 

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