Duration  Duration: 12 days trip – 11 Nights
blank   Start: Tehran, Iran
blank   Finish: Tehran, Iran
blank   Included meals: 11 Breakfasts, 0 Lunches, 0 Dinner
blank   Accommodation grade: Local Residence, 3, 4, and 5-Star Hotels
blank   Transport: Private Car, Van, A.C. Minibus, and Bus
blank   Internet: Free Wi-Fi in Vehicle and at the hotel


» We will explore Tehran, the capital of Iran, which its central Golestan Palace complex, with its ornate rooms and marble throne, was the seat of power of the Qajar dynasty.

» We will visit Qeshm and Hurmoz Island with unique and pristine beach and attraction.

» This tour visits impressive sites at Shiraz, Isfahan, and Yazd. Your trip will leave you with memories of an enchanting ancient land.

» Discover Pasargadae and Persepolis, cities of the Achaemenid Empire that rank among the world’s greatest sites of antiquity.

» This tour enables you to see the traditional way of life of the unique inhabitants of the ochre mud brick houses at Abyaneh village.




Day 1: Arrival - Tehran

Arrival at Tehran airport is welcomed by a Gashttour representative. Then, transfer to the hotel. O/N Tehran.

Day 02: Tehran - Qeshm Island

(01:50 Hours Distance by Plane)

After breakfast, we will visit Mellat Palace in Saad Abad Palacwas e Complex which was the complex first built and inhabited by Qajar monarchs in the 19th century. After an expansion of the compounds, Reza Shah of the Pahlavi Dynasty lived there in the 1920s. Then, visit the Archaeological and Islamic Art Museums. The pre-Islam archaeological museum covers Persia’s history from the fifth millennium BC to 648 AD while the Islamic art museum provides a display of Islamic works of art. Then, toward the Golestan palace complex, which is UNESCO Heritage and dates from the 18th century AD, and visit Salam Hall and Marble Throne (Takht-e- Marmar) in this palace. Later, transfer to Mehr Abad airport and fly to Qeshm Island. O/N Qeshm


Day 3: Qeshm Island

After breakfast, we will visit the Valley of the Stars. Locals believe that a star once fell in this area thereby creating the rocky shapes that make it seem as if from another planet. Later, visit Khorbas Cave is part natural, part man-made. Then, visit the Hara Mangrove Forest. Afterward, we will most astonishing place on Qeshm Island which is called Chah Kooh Valley. At last, drive to   Namakdan Salt Cave which is the longest cave in the world Situated in the southwestern part of the island. It is a wonderful cave which must visit. O/N Qeshm

Day 4: Qeshm Island - Hormuz Island - Qeshm Island

(02:30 hours distance by Ship) [ Round Trip]

After breakfast, we transfer early morning to Zakeri Port to transfer to Hormuz Island by ship. This Island is a unique place in the Persian Gulf located in the Strait of Hormuz. We will visit Salt Cave, Statues Valley, Red and Silver Beach, Mangrove Forest, and Dr. Nadalian Museum. Later, returned to Qeshm Island by Ship. O/N Qeshm.


Day 5: Qeshm Island - Bandar Abbas - Shiraz

(580 Kilometers Distance)

After breakfast, we transfer to Bandar Abbas to visit Indian Temple and Galeh-Dari Bath. Later, transfer to Shiraz. O/N Shiraz

Day 6: Shiraz

After breakfast, we will visit the Eram Garden (Paradise Garden) which was built during the middle of the thirteenth century. Besides, we visit Naranjestan Gardens with its outstanding tile working, mirroring, etc., which was built between 1879 and 1886 by the Qavam Family, and visit Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque (Pink Mosque). Then, toward Hafez and Saadi Museums who was a famous Persian poet in the world. Afterward, we will visit the Arg Citadel and Vakil Bazaar. Later, visit the most astonishing mirror decoration of the Ali Ibn Hamza Holy Shrine. O/N Shiraz.

shiraz nasir al mulk mosque

Day 7: Shiraz - Persepolis - Necropolis - Pasargadae - Abarkooh - Yazd

[460 Kilometers Distance]

After rest and break, we depart from Shiraz via the Quran gate, 45 km north of Shiraz we stop at Persepolis the outstanding ceremonial palace of the Achaemenian (550BC) which is UNESCO heritage. Then in Necropolis, we see four tombs of Achaemenian kings high in the cliffs of limestone. Then, we continue through mountain scenery to visit Pasargadae another UNESCO heritage, the earliest Achaemenian capital where the tomb of Cyrus the Great is well preserved. Further, on our route cross, central Iran ranges to visit 4, 000 old Cypress in Abarkooh. Then, drive to Yazd. O/N Yazd


Day 8: Yazd - Fahraj Village - Yazd

[80 Kilometer Distance Round Trip]

After breakfast drive to Fahraj village a 5000-year-old village in the desert, and visit the Jame Mosque of Fahraj. Later return to Yazd. Yazd is a very ancient city and is listed as a UNESCO Heritage. Marco Polo wrote of the fine attributes of that city. It is like a living museum. We will visit narrow alleys, a bathhouse converted to a first-class restaurant, and see the high wind towers that form efficient cooling systems in this desert climate. Then, visit the Dowlat Abad Gardens built in the 18th century for a former ruler. Later visit the Syed Jafer shrine, which is decorated with tens of thousands of mirror tiles illuminating the whole mosque. In addition, visit the Friday Mosque dates from the 14th century. Then visit the fire temple and silence tower. O/N Yazd


Day 9: Yazd - Meybod - Naein - Isfahan

(330 Kilometers distance)

In the morning we drive to Isfahan, en route we will visit old caravanserai, and Narin Castle in Meybod. Further on at Naein, we will visit a carpet weaving workshop. Later, continue to Isfahan. In Isfahan, we will visit Chehel Setoun Palace where the huge murals are masterpieces from Safavid times. In the afternoon, we will visit Si-o-Se Pol (thirty-three arches) and Khajoo bridges spanning the Zayanderud River. O/N Isfahan

Day 10: Isfahan

In the morning, we will visit Naghshe Jahan Square, a huge open square in the center of Isfahan, which is listed as a UNESCO Heritage. The square periphery is marked by outstanding Safavid buildings which include the Ali Qapu palace, the Imam Mosque, the Sheikh Lotfollah (ladies) mosque, and to the north the expansive bazaar where we can see artisans crafting metal work, Persian miniatures, printing intricate designs on cloth and other activities. Later, we will visit the Music Museum and the Armenian quarter of Jolfa where the Vank cathedral and its adjacent museum are of interest. Later we visit the Friday Mosque. O/N Isfahan.


Day 11: Isfahan - Abyaneh - Kashan

(280 Kilometers distance)

Drive to Abyaneh and visit this old village full of old archeology and colorful clothing. Later, continue to Kashan, renowned over the centuries for its ceramics, tiles, pottery, textiles, carpet, and silk. We will see the Fin Garden and Tabatabaei Historical House and the unique Agha Bozorg Mosque and Madrasah. Later, visit Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse. O/N Kashan

Day 12: Kashan - Departure

(190 Kilometers distance)

After breakfast, transfer to IKA for your departure flight from Iran.